Recovery and Reconstruction

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27 Nov 2014 description

Miles de familias afectadas por la sequía recibirán paquetes alimentarios a partir de diciembre y los evacuados de los escombros de Managua tendrán sus viviendas el venidero día 30

La Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Compañera Rosario Murillo, informó que 44 mil familias de los municipios afectados por la sequía este año recibirán paquetes alimentarios a partir del próximo 15 de diciembre.

27 Nov 2014 description
report Qatar Charity

During the past fourteen months, Qatar Charity has implemented more than QAR 20 million (USD 5.5 million) on projects for Pakistan.

Immediate disaster response accounted for QAR 1.1 million (USD 300,000) for flood and earthquake response. Most notably, this included the 2013 Baluchistan earthquake and 2014 Muzaffar Ghar floods in the province of Punjab responses where shelter, food and clothing was provided to those most affected.

25 Nov 2014 description

Policy-makers and international agencies are currently negotiating the details of the successor to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), which is to be agreed at Sendai, Japan in March 2015. The zero draft of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) now explicitly promotes the integration of gender, age, disability and cultural perspectives into DRR. It acknowledges the need to manage differential levels of vulnerability and exposure, and the need to empower vulnerable groups to participate in decision-making and implementation.

25 Nov 2014 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Finance Ministry announced Monday that the central government had budgeted an emergency relief fund of 50 million yuan (8.14 million U.S. dollars) for those affected by an earthquake in Kangding County, Sichuan Province.

The money will be used for emergency evacuation and settlement initiatives, as well as allowances and compensation for locals. It will also assist with reconstruction of damaged homes, a ministry statement said.

Five people were killed and 54 others injured after the 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit the county on Saturday.

24 Nov 2014 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING — China unveiled a three-year reconstruction plan for a quake zone in southwest Yunnan on Nov 23, promising to improve living conditions and economic development.

The reconstruction plan was adopted at an executive meeting of the State Council on Oct 24, two months after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Ludian county on Aug 3.

The earthquake killed more than 600 people and destroyed about 80,000 homes.

22 Nov 2014 description
report Kuwait News Agency

VAN, Turkey, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) Chairman and Amiri Diwan's Advisor Abdullah Al-Maatouq on Friday opened the Kuwaiti-funded "Humanitarian Leader" village in the eastern Turkish city of Van.

In 2011, a destructive earthquake hit the city, located on the eastern shore of Lake Van. It has a long history as a major urban area.

20 Nov 2014 description

Con esta iniciativa, el Gobierno Sandinista garantiza el derecho de las personas a disfrutar de un hogar digno y seguro

La construcción de las viviendas destinadas a los damnificados por los terremotos del pasado abril está próxima a finalizar, aseguró este martes la Alcaldía de Managua (ALMA).

Según las autoridades locales, la edificación de cientos de casas para los afectados por las lluvias de octubre último también marcha a ritmo acelerado.

19 Nov 2014 description


2014 Session,
52nd & 53rd Meetings (AM & PM)

The Economic and Social Council, in one of five texts adopted today, called on the Haitian Government to fully operationalize the External Aid Coordination Framework and its mechanisms in keeping with the road map adopted in 2014.

18 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 12–18 November

Ethiopia: Waters have begun to recede from Leitchuor refugee camp in Gambella, but few refugees have returned to the camps so far, where alarming rates of severe malnutrition persist: 5.7% in Leitchuor, 7.8% in Kule, and 10% in Tierkidi. In SNNPR, flooding was reported, while in Oromia, water trucking has begun for populations affected by drought.

18 Nov 2014 description

Ten years ago, a tsunami inflicted devastation and enormous suffering on large parts of South-East Asia. GIZ supported the reconstruction process on behalf of the German Government and initiated many improvements.

17 Nov 2014 description


Continued heavy rains caused more flooding and landslides across Indonesia. Flooding has killed one person and damaged 30 houses in West Sumatra Province and inundated 372 houses in Riau Province. In West Java Province, a landslide injured three people and flash floods from the Cisangli River inundated approximately 220 houses, affecting 1,200 people.

Flooding affected over 53,000 people in Aceh Barat Daya and Aceh Jaya Districts.

14 Nov 2014 description
Technical Annex- Version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/ BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 20 600 000


13 Nov 2014 description
report Inter Press Service

PICHAVARAM, India, Nov 13 2014 (IPS) - When the Asian tsunami washed over several Indian Ocean Rim countries on Boxing Day 2004, it left a trail of destruction in its wake, including a death toll that touched 230,000.

Millions lost their jobs, food security and traditional livelihoods and many have spent the last decade trying to pick up the pieces of their lives. But for a small tribe in southern India, the tsunami didn’t bring devastation; instead, it brought hope.

13 Nov 2014 description

El día final de este mes de noviembre inicia la entrega de las nuevas casas a los evacuados de la zona de Managua conocida como los “Escombros” luego de los terremotos del pasado mes de abril

El próximo 30 de noviembre comenzará la entrega de viviendas nuevas a familias evacuadas de la zona de Managua conocida como los “Escombros” tras los terremotos del pasado mes de abril, informó este miércoles la Compañera Rosario Murillo.

11 Nov 2014 description

Gracias al respaldo del Gobierno Sandinista los damnificados están recuperando la tranquilidad y normalidad en sus vidas

La Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Compañera Rosario Murillo, informó que 96 viviendas se están entregando a familias afectadas por las lluvias y los sismos.

En su habitual espacio informativo, precisó que las casas se construyeron en las localidades de Potosí, Belén, Altagracia, Moyogalpa, Nandaime, Chichigalpa, El Viejo, El Realejo, Posoltega, León, La Paz Centro, entre otras.

09 Nov 2014 description
report World Bank

PORT-AU-PRINCE, 7 novembre 2014 - La ministre de l'Economie et des Finances Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie et l’Envoyée spéciale de la Banque mondiale Mary Barton Dock ont signé aujourd'hui un accord de don de 24 millions de dollars américains du Partenariat mondial pour l'éducation (GPE). Il permettra d’aider environ 230 000 enfants à être scolarisés et mieux préparés pour l'apprentissage à travers des exemptions de frais de scolarité et d’autres supports.

09 Nov 2014 description
report World Bank

PORT-AU-PRINCE, November 7, 2014 - Haitian Minister of Economy and Finance Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie and World Bank Special Envoy Mary Barton-Dock signed today a grant of US$24 million from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to help 230,000 children attend school and receive quality education through tuition waivers and other support. The funding complements an ongoing Education for All project of US$85 million managed by the World Bank.

06 Nov 2014 description

Recupera el Gobierno Sandinista los 71 centros escolares que sufrieron daños por las lluvias y el terremoto del pasado mes de octubre

Un total de 17 centros escolares, de los 71 afectados por las lluvias y el terremoto del pasado mes de octubre ya fueron rehabilitados por el Gobierno Sandinista, explicó este miércoles la Compañera Rosario Murillo.

Hasta el 4 de noviembre, se habían identificado y reparado estos centros, principalmente en Managua, Corinto y El Viejo. Uno de ellos, el colegio Enrique Peña Hernández, fue demolido.