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Algeria + 7 others
An overview of environment and disaster risk reduction in the Arab Region: A community perspective

The discussions in this booklet aim to address the complexity of risk in the Arab region, and present some tools which can be used by local governments, civil society and other institutions working in the field of environment and disaster risk reduction. In the Arab region the effects of human behavior on the environment has caused a growing concern since the early 1980s and from the end of the same decade the question of climate change has gradually received more attention.

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Afghanistan + 12 others
Middle East and North Africa Zone: Zonal Plan 2010-2011 (MAA80003)

Executive summary

This plan displays the main areas of intervention of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Zone Office. It builds on the country context and supports the plans, needs and ambitions of the National Societies of MENA region. The MENA Zone Office functions as a platform for International Federation and Movement cooperation among the National Societies of the region and their partners. The National Societies and the Zone Office are connected through networks, communities of practice, zone-wide strategies and a high level strategic dialogue. The Zone Office

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Algeria + 9 others
Africa: Shining the spotlight on the displaced

Report
IRIN
NAIROBI, 15 October 2009 (IRIN) - Forty years after African leaders adopted the 1969 Refugee Convention under the auspices of the Organization of African Unity, now the African Union, the continent's leaders are due to endorse a convention on internally displaced people.

The African Convention on the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa is the main agenda for the heads of state summit on refugees, returnees and IDPs in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, from 19-23 October.

"It will be the first legally binding

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This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

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Tunisia: Floods DREF Bulletin No. MDRTN001 Final Report

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

In Brief

Period covered by this Final Report: 24 April to 31 July, 2007.

History of this Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF)-funded operation:

- CHF 45,000 (USD 37,268 or EUR 27,296) allocated from the Federation's DREF on 1 May 2007 to respond to the needs of this operation, or to replenish disaster preparedness stocks distributed to the affected population.

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Tunisia: Floods DREF Bulletin No. MDRTN001 Update No.1

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

In Brief

Period covered by this update: 2 May to 25 May, 2007.

History of this Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF)-funded operation:

- CHF 45,000 allocated from the Federations DREF on 1 May, 2007 to respond to the needs of this operation, or to replenish disaster preparedness stocks distributed to the affected population.

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Algeria + 2 others
Tunisia: Floods DREF Bulletin no. MDRTN001


The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

In Brief