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UK pledges new focus on disaster preparation

Justine Greening to announce new programme which will help improve how developing countries prepare for humanitarian disasters, at the World Bank Spring meetings.

The UK will lead a major improvement in the way developing countries prepare for humanitarian disasters to avert future crises, International Development Secretary Justine Greening will announce at the World Bank’s Spring Meeting in Washington.

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IOM Humanitarian Compendium 2014

The Humanitarian Compendium provides a comprehensive overview of IOM humanitarian projects for 2014 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and agencies.

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Workshop on Natural Disaster Management

In light of the memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Facilitating Partners and donors a workshop was held in the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development under the theme of “Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction in Development Program of Afghanistan”.

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2014 Action humanitaire de l’UNICEF pour les enfants - Vue d’ensemble

L'UNICEF demande 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour aider 59 millions d'enfants en situation d'urgence

Le plus important appel d’urgence jamais lancé. Près de 40 pour cent à destination de la Syrie et la région

GENÈVE, 21 février 2014 – L’UNICEF a demandé aujourd'hui près de 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour apporter une aide humanitaire vitale à 85 millions de personnes, dont 59 millions d'enfants, en 2014. Ces personnes vivent dans 50 pays en conflit ou frappés par des catastrophes naturelles et autres situations d'urgence complexes.

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Acción Humanitaria para la Infancia 2014 Resumen

59 millones de niños viven en situaciones de emergencia en 50 países

UNICEF necesita 2.200 millones de dólares para ayudar a estos niños y sus familias. Es su mayor llamamiento de emergencia de la historia y casi un 40% responde a las necesidades de Siria y la región

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IOM Afghanistan Humanitarian Assistance Programme Cumulative Report, January - December 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

from January – December 2013

242 Recorded Incidents

177 Assessed Incidents

13,272 Affected Families

90,505 Affected Individuals

5,383 Families Assisted

43,163 Individuals Assisted

10,000 NFIs Distributed

32 Provinces Assisted

Natural Disaster Affected and Displaced Families from 1 January to 31 December 2013

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PIN’s Afghan team supported 919 households mitigate flood risks

Report
People in Need

Pista Bala and Belandaregh Bala are small communities located North of Afghanistan. Floods, landslides and droughts affect them yearly, destroying their harvests and houses. The large majority of the population depends on agriculture as a means of living, so these natural disasters have long lasting consequences on them. Both communities were affected by heavy hails and flash floods in April 2013.

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Bangladesh + 6 others
Humanitarian Assistance in Review South Asia | Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 – 2013

Chronic conflict, earthquakes, recurrent seasonal storms, floods, droughts, and severe winter weather, as well as limited government response capacity, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2004 and FY 2013, USAID’s Office of U.S.

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In Afghanistan, A Wall Provides Protection And Hope

A simple retaining wall is giving villagers who have lived under the threat of flooding for years optimism for a safer future – and irrigation water for their fields.

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Afghanistan: Development Operational Plan 2014

Improving leadership, governance, planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems and procedures are key components of the plan being implemented by the ARCS this year.

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Afghanistan + 15 others
Asia Pacific zone office: Development Operational Plan 2014

1. Executive Summary

Recognizing the important and positive issues on considerable developments in Disaster Management and Disaster Risk Reduction made by national societies in Asia Pacific during the last decade, the level of risks and vulnerabilities remains important especially in the following aspects:

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Yemen + 11 others
Middle East and North Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 11 | November - December 2013 [EN/AR]

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Highlights

  • The global humanitarian response in 2014 aims to reach at least 52 million people with essential life-saving assistance in 17 affected countries.

  • There has been significant advance in reducing disaster risk in the region since the adoption, in 2005, of the International Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) 2005-2015.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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2014 Strategic Response Plan Afghanistan

Summary

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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IOM helps Afghanistan Disaster Management Authority counter flood risks

Afghanistan - IOM is working with the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) to construct flood protection systems in ten flash flood prone communities identified through a joint assessment. With funding from OFDA (USAID) IOM will in total construct nearly 2,000 meters of walls in ten locations in eight provinces, namely Kapisa, Parwan, Balkh, Sari Pul, Kunduz, Baghlan, Takhar and Laghman provinces.

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