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21 Nov 2014 description

Southeast Asia Study Shows Gaps in Health Care for Trafficking Survivors

Human trafficking may lead to complex and long-term health complications, according to new research unveiled in Viet Nam today.

The study, carried out in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region by IOM and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, highlights the health outcomes and consequences of human trafficking and calls for greater emphasis on the healthcare needs of victims of trafficking.

21 Nov 2014 description

Contents

517 Global routine vaccination coverage, 2013
522 Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication – Nigeria, January 2013–September 2014

Sommaire

517 Couverture de la vaccination systématique dans le monde en 2013
522 Progrès accomplis en vue de l’éradication de la poliomyélite au Nigéria, janvier 2013-septembre 2014

21 Nov 2014 description

In November 18th, the Project Management Unit of “Development initiatives for localities in climate change adaptation” (known as VIE/033) held a workshop to share information and improve the project implementation.

19 Nov 2014 description
report Viet Nam News

THUA THIEN HUE (VNS) — Landslides are threatening coastal residents in Hue, but not enough is being done by district and provincial authorities to tackle the problem.

Le Ngoc Hanh, a resident of An Loc village in Quang Dien District's Quang Cong Commune, said that fifty households in his village would disappear if the land kept eroding at the same rate.

He said that 10 metres of the coast had been worn away along a 1km stretch since last month.

17 Nov 2014 description

THAILAND

Flood

http://adinet.ahacentre.org/reports/view/746 Flashflood hit Trang Province and affected over 200 families.

INDONESIA

Flood

http://adinet.ahacentre.org/reports/view/741 Rokan Hulu, Riau Province experienced flooding. About 370 houses were inundated.

14 Nov 2014 description

Generando el espacio para que expertos de Indonesia, Vietnam, Malasia y Tailandia compartieran sus experiencias en la formulación de políticas y proyectos de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres y Adaptación al Cambio Climático, así como su institucionalidad para la coordinación de estos temas se desarrolló El “Foro de Intercambio de Experiencias con el Sudeste Asiático en Adaptación al Cambio Climático y Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres”.

11 Nov 2014 description

​La capital colombiana y la zona del bajo Sinú en el Departamento de Córdoba y los Municipios de Lorica, San Bernardo del Viento, Purísima, Chimá y Cotorra, serán la sede del “Foro de Intercambio de Experiencias con Sudeste Asiático en Adaptación al Cambio Climático y Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres”, que se cumplirá entre el 11 y 14 del presente mes.

11 Nov 2014 description
report Viet Nam News

CA MAU (VNS) — Unusually high tides over the past few days have submerged the entire 252km long coastline Ca Mau Province in what officials say is stark evidence of climate change.

Some of the coastline areas in the southernmost province are under 0.5m of water, local reports say.

In Ca Mau, the high tide season happens from December to March, but it appears to have come a month earlier this year. The average water level is also 0.3m higher than in previous years, officials say.

05 Nov 2014 description

September 8th 2014, Hanoi, Viet Nam.

The Viet Nam Red Cross Society, with support from the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the German Red Cross, and the Spanish Red Cross, have launched a 17-month project from August 2014 to December 2015 aimed at reducing the number of casualties and losses during natural disasters in Viet Nam.

03 Nov 2014 description

REGIONAL SUMMARY

Affected People 50,000 (est.)

Displaced People 6,000 (est.)

INDONESIA

Flood

http://adinet.ahacentre.org/reports/view/735 More than 6,000 families were affected due to flood in Aceh Selatan and Aceh Barat Daya

http://adinet.ahacentre.org/reports/view/734 More than 10,000 people were affected by flooding in Solok , West Sumatera.

01 Nov 2014 description
report Give2Asia

Disaster Vulnerability and Donor Opportunity in South and Southeast Asia outlines opportunities for donors of all kinds to support disaster preparedness and risk reduction programs in six of the world's most at-risk countries. It offers strategic advice for donors to make the most impact with each investment, and how to integrate resilience into current strategies.

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.

30 Oct 2014 description
report Viet Nam News

HA NOI (VNS) — A community healthcare campaign, to provide free medical check-up, treatment and consulting services to at least one million people in 20 provinces nationwide, will be launched on Sunday (November 2).

"The annual event aims to mobilise the whole society's involvement in humanitarian efforts to provide primary healthcare to the poor and disadvantaged people," said Chairman of the Viet Nam Red Cross Nguyen Hai Duong at a press conference yesterday.

27 Oct 2014 description

Global Highlights

  • During the third quarter of 2014, the global cereal price index decreased by 13% year-on-year, down by 11% compared to the previous quarter.

  • Real prices of maize have fallen by almost a third since last year. They are down 18% from Q2-2014, reaching levels seen in early 2010.

  • Real prices of wheat dropped by 18% from Q2 to Q3-2014, falling to mid-2010 levels.

  • Real prices of rice are up 7% since Q2-2014.

23 Oct 2014 description

General Overview

Natural disaster reports were regularly recorded in the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADInet) www.adinet.ahacentre.org

Only significant disasters that satisfy the following criteria will be recorded in ADInet: 1. More than 100 people affected, and 2. Involving more than 1 subdistrict,

22 Oct 2014 description
report Amnesty

The release from prison of one of Viet Nam’s most high profile prisoners of conscience is a positive step, but authorities must now free the scores of other peaceful activists behind bars, said Amnesty International today.

Nguyen Van Hai, better known by his pen name Dieu Cay (“peasant’s pipe”), was released from prison yesterday, having served four years of a 12-year prison sentence. Immediately after his release he was taken to the airport and put on a plane, eventually bound for the USA.

21 Oct 2014 description

Suite à la toute première Réunion de haut niveau du Partenariat mondial pour une coopération efficace au service du développement, au Mexique du 15 au 16 avril 2014, la Direction de la coopération au développement et de l’action humanitaire s’est dotée d’un plan d’action pour l’efficacité du développement pour les années 2014-2016.

21 Oct 2014 description

Update on the dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Japan

20 Oct 2014 description

Please visit ASEAN Disaster Information Network (http://adinet.ahacentre.org) for Details of Information:

INDONESIA

1009 houses were submerged in 5 sub-districts in South Aceh. (http://adinet.ahacentre.org/reports/view/726)

THAILAND