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Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs, 11 April 2014

OVERVIEW

The Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster tracks and monitors displacement flows in all displacement sites in order to define caseloads, identify vulnerable groups, monitor and coordinate service provision in camps and advocate durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs).

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Philippines: Eastern Visayas Summary of Response Activities (as of 7 Apr 2014)

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World + 14 others
Gestión del riesgo de desastres para un desarrollo con capacidad de adaptación

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World Bank

Los desastres naturales afectan en forma desproporcionada a las personas pobres y vulnerables. A la luz de la alarmante tendencia mundial que apunta hacia un aumento en las pérdidas debido a estos fenómenos, la gestión de los desastres y el riesgo climático (DRM, por sus siglas en inglés) está cada vez más presente en las actividades del Banco Mundial. Las inversiones ayudan a proteger millones de vidas y medios de sustento y salvaguardar el crecimiento en sectores socioeconómicos clave.

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World + 14 others
Gérer les risques de catastrophe pour protéger le développement

Report
World Bank

Les catastrophes frappent majoritairement les populations pauvres et vulnérables. Face à l’aggravation préoccupante des pertes dues aux catastrophes de par le monde, la gestion des risques de catastrophe tient une place croissante dans les opérations de la Banque mondiale. Les investissements contribuent à protéger des millions de personnes ainsi que leurs moyens de subsistance, et à préserver la croissance dans les secteurs socio-économiques clés.

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Female police officers are also in the forefront of Yolanda-hit communities’ rehabilitation

By: Erlinda Olivia P. Tiu

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 15 (PIA) – In the aftermath of super Typhoon Yolanda, the female police officers have taken a more active role in the rehabilitation of Yolanda affected communities.

They have become more than patrol guards and security officers. They help rebuild relationships and facilite community participation, the glue that sticks the community together.

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World + 2 others
Deadly Environment: The Dramatic Rise in Killings of Environmental and Land Defenders

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Global Witness

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This report looks at known killings of people defending environmental and land rights. It identifies a clear rise in such deaths from 2002 and 2013 as competition for natural resources intensifies. In the most comprehensive global analysis of the problem on record, we have found that at least 908 people have died in this time. Disputes over industrial logging, mining and land rights are the key drivers, and Latin America and Asia-Pacific particularly hard hit.

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Solomon Islands + 3 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 9-15 April 2014

More than 9,000 people remain displaced in Honiara, and 50,000 more are affected, 12 days after severe flooding devastated Honiara and greater Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.

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Clowning around gives children hope

More than 1,300 children in some of the areas hardest hit by last November’s Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) were able to put aside their worries for a time and smile and laugh at a series of clown shows held in three municipalities from April 8-10.

The shows, organized by CFSI’s Psychosocial Care Project (PCP) team in Tacloban in conjunction with Plan international and Clowns Without Borders, entertained a total of 1,320 children and their parents and guardians in typhoon-affected barangays in Marabut, Basey and Tacloban with comedic stunts and skits.

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Basic Education Project helps special needs students

A year of preschool made possible by CFSI’s Basic Education Project has given Mindanao siblings Sokrie and Hanipa Cosain a new outlook on life and their parents new hope for their children’s future.

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Ensuring an education for student facing financial hardship

CFSI’s Basic Education Project is giving nine-year-old Saira Adam the opportunity to attend school despite the economic hardships facing her family.

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Conflict-affected families in NorthCot town receive relief assistance

By: Shahana Joy E. Duerme

MAGPET, North Cotabato, Apr. 15 (PIA)— Families affected by the recent conflict here have received relief assistance from the provincial government.

Cynthia Ortega, head of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations Center (PDRRMOC) said that relief goods were distributed to 107 families in Barangay Manobisa and 82 families in Barangay Amabel.

“The residents of both villages have evacuated due to recent encounters between government forces and lawless elements,” Ortega noted.

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DILG holds flooding, landslide consultation meeting in Zambales

By: Rosa Bianca R. Pamintuan

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, April 15 (PIA) -- Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently hosted a consultation meeting for local government units in Zambales that were affected by the severe flooding and landslide caused by the typhoon Odette-induced southwest monsoon last year.

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Rebuilding from ground zero: DSWD provides livelihood assistance for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

Brighter days are ahead for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda as Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman created a task force for the rebuilding of livelihood assets or Cash for Assets. It is led by the Department’s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP).

“The Cash for Assets is part of DSWD’s early recovery efforts to enable the families affected by disasters to return to normal life at the soonest possible time by providing them immediate cash assistance,” Sec. Soliman said.

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DSWD, partners to start civil registration project for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

Palo, Leyte – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman enjoined Typhoon Yolanda survivors especially those who lost vital civil documents to avail of the free Mobile Civil Registration Project when it starts full implementation in June.

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Philippines: Ongoing and Completed Emergency Shelter activities as of 07 April 2014

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Philippines: Ongoing and Completed GBV activities as of 07 April 2014

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Philippines: Ongoing and Completed Child Protection activities as of 07 April 2014

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Philippines: Ongoing and Completed WASH activities as of 07 April 2014

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