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Philippines + 2 others
CTTA: Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis Volume 6, Issue 3, April 2014

Southern Discomfort: Prospects for Thailand’s Malay Muslim Insurgency

The ‘Anti-Deradicalization’ Movement of Indonesian Terrorist Networks

Understanding the Contents in Bahasa Indonesia Extremist Websites

‘Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro’ – A Roadmap to Peace in the Southern Philippines?

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Myanmar + 1 other
Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust Visit to Burma 11-18 February 2014


The HART team have recently returned from a visit to Thailand and Burma, where we met with some of the people whose lives are still severely affected by the long-standing persecution of ethnic national peoples, and the failure to reach an inclusive political solution.

This report from our visit contains summaries of the information we were given during our visit, the stories we were told, and the reports we received.

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World + 11 others
Tuberculosis control in the South-East Asia Region, Annual Report 2014

World TB Day: 24 March 2014

New Delhi: Of the approximately 3 million people who get sick with TB every year in the WHO South-East Asia Region, a third do not get the TB services. On World TB Day, WHO is urging countries to find, treat and cure the “missing” 1 million who do not get TB services, in order to accelerate progress towards zero TB deaths, infections, suffering and stigma.

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Myanmar + 4 others
Border Control in the Greater Mekong Sub-region: Baseline, challenges and opportunities to build effective law enforcement response to organized crime along land borders

Significant investments needed to address weaknesses at border checkpoints in the Mekong Sub-region

27 January 2014 - A newly released UNODC study suggests that land-border checkpoints in the Greater Mekong Sub-region are largely ill-equipped to effectively tackle the threats posed by globalizing criminal networks. Without significant investments to address chronic weaknesses at the border, globalization may remain strongly associated with an increase in transnational organized crime.

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World + 5 others
Five Key Examples of the Role of Mine Action in Integrating Victim Assistance into Broader Frameworks

Geneva – A new publication by the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention Implementation Support Unit launched 23 January in Geneva, highlights the supporting role that national demining authorities can play in integrating landmine victim assistance into broader approaches to healthcare, disability and human rights.

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World + 18 others
The State of Environmental Migration 2013 - A review of 2012

The publication gathers a variety of cases studies, such as Typhoon Bopha, planned development-induced migration from hydroelectric dams in China and the Lower Mekong Delta and slow-onset droughts displacing pastoralists in Kenya.

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

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World + 7 others
Cities Prepare! - Reducing vulnerabilities for the urban poor

World Vision

World Vision’s Cities Prepare report calls on leaders to recognise and take action on the dangers facing people living on the margins in urban centres, especially in SE Asia, where 190 million people are vulnerable to disasters.

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World + 15 others
Landmine Monitor 2013

Records were set in 2012 for the lowest number of new reported casualties, largest amount of landmine-contaminated land cleared, and highest level of global funding for mine action.

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Indonesia + 7 others
Stronger together: The global Red Cross Red Crescent response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

Executive summary

The 9.1-magnitude earthquake that struck off the northern coast of Sumatra on 26 December 2004 triggered the tsunami that raced across the Indian Ocean, killing over 226,000 people and destroying livelihoods in 14 countries. While local communities were the first to respond and support their neighbours, national and international resources of an unprecedented scale had to be mobilized to support relief and recovery activities.

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World + 20 others
Armed non‐state actors and displacement in armed conflict

Geneva Call

This report was stimulated by a conference on armed non-State actors (ANSAs) and the protection of internally displaced people organized in 2011 jointly by Geneva Call and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. The conference itself followed on from a special edition of Forced Migration Review magazine on ‘Armed non-state actors and displacement’.

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World + 13 others
Biotechnologies at Work for Smallholders: Case Studies from Developing Countries in Crops, Livestock and Fish

Overcoming smallholder challenges with biotechnology

From breeding to bugs, a new FAO publication looks at biotechnologies at work in small-scale crop, livestock and fish production

29 October 2013, Rome – A new FAO publication calls for greater national and international efforts to bring agricultural biotechnologies to smallholder producers in developing countries.

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World + 5 others
Southeast Asia’s Food Security Challenge: More than ‘Stock’ Solution Needed

By Belinda Chng


Countries in Southeast Asia face a fresh challenge to their food security as food consumption patterns change, and reliance on imports increases to meet such shifts. Consequently, they may be left with no choice but to seek regional or multilateral options to complement their own food strategies.


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Philippines + 1 other
Philippines and Thailand: Need for Regional Peace Initiative

Aparupa Bhattacherjee, Research Officer, SEARP, IPCS Email:

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World + 5 others
Tsunami 2004: A Comprehensive Analysis

This book serves as a reference textbook for the event itself as it happened in each country of study and provides a method for documenting emergencies in the larger discipline of emergency risk management in health.

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World + 12 others
Resilience for All? Towards Gender-Responsive Social Protection in South-East Asia

UN Women

Authors/Editor(s): Nicola Jones and Maria Stavropoulou With Elizabeth Presler-Marshall

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World + 23 others
Non-traditional aid and gender equity: Evidence from million dollar donations

UN University

This paper investigates the role of non-traditional aid in meeting global challenges in improving gender equality and gender-related socioeconomic needs in the twenty-first century. We define non-traditional aid as private donations from individuals, foundations, and corporations and use a newly available dataset that provides unique information about publicly announced private donations of US$1 million or more between 2000-01 from the USA to developing countries.