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03 Mar 2017 description

By Denis McClean

GENEVA, 3 March, 2017 - The Americas region meets next week to discuss the best way forward to reduce disaster losses as a new Post Disaster Needs Analysis (PDNA) demonstrates the full impact of the devastation wrought on Haiti by Hurricane Matthew in October last year.

02 Mar 2017 description

This publication features 50 good practices, tools and initiatives that were supported under the 2015-2016 DIPECHO Action Plan. These contribute to the implementation of the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy 2014-2024 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. All initiatives in the publication are associated to one of the following four thematic focus areas:

02 Mar 2017 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 2 mars. 2017 [AlterPresse] --- Le Ministère de l’intérieur et des collectivités territoriales (Mict) encourage une « grande implication » dans les activités de préparation de la saison cyclonique 2017, à l’occasion de la célébration de la journée mondiale de la protection civile, le mercredi 1er mars 2017.

De concert avec la Direction de la protection civile (Dpc), le Mict informe qu’il a déjà pris les dispositions pour impliquer ses services dans la préparation de cette saison cyclonique.

01 Mar 2017 description
report Redhum

Fuente: Prensa Latina

Gracias a la ayuda solidaria de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela la comunidad más oriental de Cuba, arrasada en octubre pasado por el huracán Mathhew, exhibe hoy una imagen colorida y renovada.

Más de 200 viviendas y varios establecimientos estatales se han recuperado tras la implementación del proyecto Barrio Nuevo, Barrio Tricolor, que en cooperación con esa nación hermana se lleva a cabo en Punta de Maisí para mejorar condiciones de vida y la visualidad del reconstruido poblado.

01 Mar 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

ROSEAU, Dominica, Mar 1 2017 (IPS) - When Tropical Storm Erika hit the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica on Aug. 27, 2015, it killed more than two dozen people, left nearly 600 homeless and wreaked damages totaling more than a billion dollars.

The storm dumped 15 inches of rain on the mountainous island, caused floods and mudslides and set the country back 20 years, according Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. The island was inadequately prepared for a storm such as Erika. Many roads and bridges were simply not robust enough to withstand such high volumes of water.

01 Mar 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016, affecting 2.1 million people including close to 894,000 children. The hurricane caused close to 1,000 deaths and has left nearly 141,000 people still displaced, most of whom are living in temporary shelters.

25 Feb 2017 description

70% des interventions rapportées localisables à l'échelle section communale

Assurer la santé, la sécurité et la dignité des femmes, filles, garçons et hommes affectés par l'ouragan Mathieu avec des solutions rapides et ciblées en abris et biens non alimentaires

23 Feb 2017 description

Shelter Objective 1

To ensure the health, safety, security and dignity of girls, boys, women and men affected by hurricane Matthew, through the provision of rapid and targeted shelter and NFI solutions

23 Feb 2017 description

Shelter Objective 1

To ensure the health, safety, security and dignity of girls, boys, women and men affected by hurricane Matthew, through the provision of rapid and targeted shelter and NFI solutions