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02 Oct 2015 description


IOM Shelter Operations

IOM’s unique position as an intergovernmental or- ganization allows it to work with quality and scale in natural disasters, conflict, and complex emer- gency settings, delivering urgent humanitarian needs. In this capacity, IOM has both operational and coordination roles, and works with partners through all phases of preparedness and response in support of national authorities. Since 2005, IOM has implemented shelter and non-food items (NFI) projects in over 40 countries.

02 Oct 2015 description
report World Bank

The Annual Report is prepared by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA)--collectively known as the World Bank--in accordance with the by-laws of the two institutions. The President of the IBRD and IDA and the Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors submits the Report, together with the accompanying administrative budgets and audited financial statements, to the Board of Governors.

01 Oct 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief Worldwide has today published its annual report for 2014, which gives details of income and expenditure – and the positive impact achieved for millions of vulnerable people.

In 2014, our total global income reached £182 million – a growth of £62 million since 2012 – and voluntary income rose to a record high of 79 per cent of our total income. This year saw even more spending carried out directly through our field offices worldwide.

01 Oct 2015 description

From the director

2014 was a devastating year with record numbers of people living in internal displacement induced by conflict, violence, disasters and natural hazards. Meeting the immense needs generated by these calamities remains one of the most challenging humanitarian tasks faced by the international community in modern times. To address these serious situations, IDMC in 2014 published 20 country overviews, 2 global reports, 8 thematic/technical reports, 32 blogs, 8 briefing/discussion papers, 22 submissions to human rights bodies.

29 Sep 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems


After a court order, Pakistan will have to clamp down on Climate change

More rain likely in upper areas of country

Sialkot on flood alert

NDMA calls for preemptive measures to tackle flood threat

How climate change has endangered Thar's livestock

No phone signal in a disaster? Solar network ‘in a box’ to the rescue

IAEA praises Pakistan's nuclear security record

Pakistan bound to defeat all perpetrators of terrorism: Army chief

Biometric registration of 41,600 Afghans completed

24 Sep 2015 description

El nuevo informe de la Federación solicita un mayor reconocimiento y apoyo a los actores humanitarios locales

Publicado: 24 septiembre 2015 Los actores locales muchas veces son los más eficaces en la ejecución de operaciones humanitarias. No obstante, a pesar de desempeñar un papel crítico, deben luchar por atraer los fondos y el apoyo que precisan.

24 Sep 2015 description

Le nouveau Rapport sur les catastrophes dans le monde publié par la FICR plaide pour une meilleure reconnaissance et un soutien accru des acteurs humanitaires locaux

Publié: 24 septembre 2015

Les acteurs locaux sont souvent les plus performants dans la conduite des opérations humanitaires. Pourtant, en dépit de leur rôle crucial, ils peinent à obtenir les fonds et le soutien nécessaires.

24 Sep 2015 description
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New IFRC Report calls for greater recognition and support for local humanitarian actors

Local actors are often the most effective in conducting humanitarian operations. However, despite their critical role, they struggle to attract the funding and support they need.

The 2015 World Disasters Report – launched today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) – examines the complexities and challenges local actors face in scaling-up and sustaining their humanitarian response.

23 Sep 2015 description

Kabul 22 September 2015—President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday launched the ‘State of Afghan Cities 2015’ report which presents the first-ever comprehensive and reliable assessment of Afghanistan’s 34 Provincial Capital Cities.

22 Sep 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems


Hazards convert into disasters ‘due to poor governance’

Lack of preparedness blamed for dengue outbreak

Experts asked to identify flood-prone areas

Heads up before Eid: Rains may lead to flood in Punjab

PAEC plans 40,000MW by 2050 using environment friendly nuclear power

Government issues alert against congo virus

Twin-engine fighter: Pakistan in talks with Russia to buy Su-35 jets

Peace in Afghanistan needed for ending violence, Pakistan tells UN

22 Sep 2015 description
report iMMAP

Afghanistan has been in a protracted conflict for 37 years, which has depleted natural and social resources. Despite over a decade of investments by the International Community the Country’s future is still tenuous. As per 2015 OCHA Humanitarian Overview, 1.2 million children are acutely malnourished, 2.2 million people are severely impacted by food insecurity and 250,000 are estimated to be affected by natural disasters.

17 Sep 2015 description

The Fourth Regional Technical Group meeting on Disaster Management under the Heart of Asia regional cooperation initiative took place today, and resulted in the development of a Confidence-Building Measure (CBM) Road Map for Heart of Asia Countries. The meeting was attended by representatives from all 14 participating countries and six supporting countries. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) was a technical partner for the meeting, and Mr Sartaj Aziz, the adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security, was in attendance as chief guest.

15 Sep 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems


Government seeks public support to curb dengue

Pakistan vulnerable to impact of climate change

Dubious dengue spray: Over 40 students readmitted to hospitals

Agriculture and environment

Preventive measures stressed against dengue

Pakistan hosts conference on disaster management CBMs

Punjab Emergency Service evacuates 97,587 flood victims

Rangers apprehend 10 ‘target killers’ belonging to political parties

Talks on delivery of fighter jets, attack helicopters underway

09 Sep 2015 description

The Fourth Regional Technical Group meeting under the Heart of Asia initiative took place in Islamabad today. The meeting’s focus was on confidence building measures (CBMs) for disaster management, which is led by Pakistan and Kazakhstan. This year focuses on the establishment of CBM’s road map of the Heart of Asia Countries.

04 Sep 2015 description

Every year approximately 250,000 people are affected by natural disasters in Afghanistan. In 2014, the North of the country saw one of the worst cases of seasonal flooding in years, affecting over 110,000 people. Many lost their homes entirely.

What is ACTED doing to help?

Our teams in Afghanistan have built 416 transitional shelters as well as latrines (toilets), for these internally displaced families in Badakhshan and Baghlan provinces in the North and North East of the country, with OFDA/USAID support.

10 Aug 2015 description


Post-Crisis Environmental Assessment

Post-Crisis Environmental Recovery

Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding

CHAPTER 4 Disaster Risk Reduction

06 Aug 2015 description


  • Flooding in the southeastern region caused loss of life and damaged buildings and agricultural land in July

  • Outbreaks of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), rabies, measles and diarrhoeal diseases continue to be the threats to public health

  • WHO continues to support mass casualty management preparedness and response in high-risk provinces

27 Jul 2015 description


It is a reality that armed conflicts continue to define today’s world, with the accompanying toll of death, destruction and suffering.