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18 Nov 2014 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • 2014 wheat harvest is estimated to have recovered from last year’s reduced level Wheat imports forecast to decrease in 2014/15 marketing year (October/September)

  • Prices of wheat flour in October were generally stable but at record levels

04 Nov 2014 description

Overview

The present guidance aims to ensure that the health sector works with partners in the environment and other related communities, and follow a systematic process to:

31 Oct 2014 description
South East Asia and the Pacific version 1
Technical Annex - version 2

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 18 000 000

1. CONTEXT

This HIP covers the response to natural and man-made disasters as well as disaster preparedness, disaster risk reduction and resilience activities in South East Asia and the Pacific.

15 Oct 2014 description
report Global Communities

World Food Day is recognized every October 16th to bring awareness to global hunger. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations estimates that worldwide more than 800 million people are suffering from chronic hunger and under-nourishment. This year’s theme “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth” brings attention to the important role that small farmers play in the larger context of national food security. According to the FAO, more than 98% of the farms in the world are family farms.

05 Sep 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

De nouvelles données recueillies au niveau mondial mettent en évidence la prévalence de la violence envers les enfants, déclare l’UNICEF

NEW YORK, 4 septembre 2014 – La plus importante collecte de données jamais effectuée sur la violence envers les enfants révèle l’ampleur stupéfiante des sévices physiques, sexuels et psychologiques qu’ils subissent et met en évidence les attitudes qui perpétuent et justifient cette violence, véritablement « cachée sous nos yeux » dans chaque pays et communauté du monde.

27 Aug 2014 description

By John Sparrow, IFRC

In summer, Bolormaa, 5, and Ariunaa, 2, often have diarrhoea. It worries the little girls’ father, Batbayar Gezegt, a hardworking man and former herder who, like hundreds of thousands of other pastoralists, has been forced from the Mongolian countryside by extreme weather cycles.

13 Aug 2014 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • The 2014 wheat harvest is expected to recover from 2013’s below-average output
  • Wheat imports forecast to increase in the 2013/14 marketing year
  • Prices of beef and mutton at near-record levels
10 Jul 2014 description

ULAANBAATAR, 8 July 2014 - Mongolia is officially measles free. The Government received a measles-elimination certificate from the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific. Mongolia joins Australia, Macao SAR (China) and the Republic of Korea as the only countries and areas in the Western Pacific to have interrupted the spread of local strains of measles for more than three years.

18 Jun 2014 description

Russia and Mongolia are going to strengthen cooperation in the area of preventing and fighting natural fires in border areas. The agreement was reached today in Ulan-Bator during the meeting of representatives of the Federal Forestry Agency, the Emergencies Ministry’s Main Office for the Trans-Baikal Territory, Mongolian State Emergency Situations Agency and Ministry of Nature, Environment and Green Development. The main subject on the agenda was prevention of and protection against forest and wild fires in the border areas of Russia and Mongolia.

05 Jun 2014 description

Heavy rainfall in the border area between Mongolia, China and Russia has led to flooding. In southern Siberia, on the border with Mongolia, 21 700 people have been evacuated so far, an estimated 4 000 houses have been damaged or destroyed, two people died and four are missing.

01 Jun 2014 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • The 2014 wheat harvest forecast to recover
  • Wheat imports to increase in the 2013/14 marketing year
  • Prices of beef and mutton at near-record levels
08 May 2014 description

By Andy McElroy

ULAN BATAAR, 8 May 2014 – Mongolia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dendev Terbishdagva today identified the pressing need to address escalating direct losses from disasters as vital to his country’s ambitions for sustainable development.

“Since implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action there has been some success in reducing the mortality rate from disasters but a new approach has to be considered because of the increasing economic and ecological losses we are experiencing,” Deputy Prime Minister Terbishdagva said.

05 May 2014 description

Period covered: January to December 2013

Overview

East Asia Regional Delegation