- Addressing Land Conflict in Afghanistan
- Researching livelihoods and services affected by conflict: Mapping village variability in Afghanistan
- The A to Z Guide to Assistance in Afghanistan 2015
Appeals & Funding
Flood Emergency Reconstruction and Resilience Project ADB to provide Rs.16 billion to Punjab Government
Rescue 1122 will be launched in Balochistan
NDMA commences 2015 pre-monsoon preparations fourth premonsoon preparedness and contingency planning meeting held at Karachi (Sindh)
Crackdowns: 1,358 proclaimed offenders arrested across in K-P
RAW at frontline to sabotage Economic Corridor, China warns Pakistan
Rights concerns: Military courts must not try children, says HRCP
UNEP Annual Report 2014 Highlights Many Environmental Successes
Global Cooperation Reversed Ozone Depletion, Renewables Reached New Heights and First UNEA Advanced Environmental Agenda
Nairobi, 19 May 2015 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today released its Annual Report 2014, showcasing global environmental successes such as the recovery of the ozone layer, significant advances in renewables investments and the first-ever United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).
1.1.Worldwide case load and burden due to Cholera
Every year, there are an estimated 3–5 million cholera cases and 100 000–120 000 deaths due to cholera. The epidemic trend of cholera is on increase in the world for the past few years.
Since 2000, the incidence of cholera has increased steadily, and reached 317 534 reported cases worldwide (pandemic) in 2010, including 7543 deaths. Majority of the cases and deaths are reported from Developing countries of African and Asian continents where the disease is endemic.
A meaningful Climate Change policy is in order
Pre-Monsoon Dengue Steps
Regional cooperation termed vital for timely Disaster Response
Crisis Situation: Top Disaster Management Body faces cash crunch
24 arrested in targeted operations across Karachi: Rangers
Army chief hails intelligence agencies' achievements
Goodwill gesture: 29 Afghans handed over to Afghan police
UN urges Pakistan to protect religious minorities after attack
45 Ismaili Shias executed in Karachi bus shooting
This study considers the different elements of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Disaster Management Centre (DMC)’s efforts over the last decade and assesses their impact in supporting the national capacities of member states.
AMOUNT: EUR 54 307 000
0 . MAJOR CHANHES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP
For Afghanistan, due to humanitarian needs related to the conflict and the very high number of civilian casualties, the humanitarian response in all cases takes the needs of conflict affected people into consideration. For this reason, an amount of EUR 10 115 000 had to be shifted from natural disasters specific objective to man made crises specific objective.
The 2014 Annual report of the ICRC is an account of field activities conducted worldwide. Activities are part of the organization's mandate to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war, and to promote respect for international humanitarian law.
Facts and figures
26.2 million people had access to water and sanitation improved.
Read more on water and shelter.
9.12 million people were provided with basic aid such as food.
Read more on aid distribution.
New Delhi, India | AFP | Wednesday 5/6/2015 - 04:00 GMT | 790 words
by Abhaya SRIVASTAVA
Nepal's earthquake should act as a wake-up call to neighbouring countries which have failed to learn lessons from their own disasters and where shoddy construction and rapid urbanisation could lead to death on an even greater scale next time round, experts say.
Given its location on a seismic faultline, another major earthquake had long been feared in the Himalayan nation following a disaster in 1934 that flattened much of the capital Kathmandu.
This technical paper provides evidence-based estimates of the likelihood of disaster-induced displacement in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
KABUL – The Government of France has announced a contribution of €400,000 (US$ 424,000) to the World Food Programme (WFP) to assist with emergency response in Afghanistan in 2015. The announcement was formalised at a signing ceremony today at the French Embassy in Kabul attended by high-level representatives from the Government of France and WFP.
The new contribution from France will enable WFP to transport and distribute locally-procured food items to assist approximately 45,000 people who may be affected by natural or man-made disasters.
In 2014, the country faced significant challenges but also took steps towards new opportunities and hope. UNDP stood by Pakistan as it weathered a prolonged political crisis, relentless terrorist violence culminating in the barbaric Army Public School attack in Peshawar and the launch of a military operation in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) which led to the displacement of 96,434 families. We also confronted natural disasters including floods in Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
Nairobi, 27 March 2015—With the contribution of USD50.93 million from the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat will implement projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa.
This bulletin is being issued for information and it reflects the current situation based on information currently available. Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS), with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and other partners has delivered the most essential assistance to the beneficiaries. At this stage, external donor support is not envisaged.
Years of deforestation have left communities like Shaidan village in Kyrgyzstan’s southwestern Jalal-Abad province suffering from environmental degradation and limited agriculture. Thousands of hectares of thicket that had once protected communities from natural disasters such as landslides have shrunk alarmingly due to uncontrolled felling of trees for heating and construction.