Recovery and Reconstruction

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Serbia + 1 other
Flood Recovery Efforts Continue In Serbia And Bosnia

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Vladan and his wife welcome the arrival of much needed building supplies to repair their flood damaged home in Grdica, a village near Kraljevo, Serbia. Vladan's home along with hundreds of other homes in the area were submerged under several feet of water for days after a powerful surge of flood waters from Serbia's record breaking spring rainfall engulfed much of the country in May. The waters destroyed nearly everything inside the homes, now stripped bare and awaiting repairs to the walls and floors.

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New home brings new hope for earthquake survivors

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiary Evangeline Avilla, 43, and her family have moved into their temporary shelter in barangay Ubojan along with other 82 families whose houses were damaged when the 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Bohol.

“Mas komportableng tirahan ang mga bahay na ito. Mas ligtas na kami dito kaysa doon sa mga tents [This temporary shelter is a more comfortable place to stay. We are now safer here than in the tents],” Evelyn said.

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Housing plans for disaster-affected around the country awaiting government endorsement

Housing plans to assist disaster-affected people have been developed, and are awaiting approval and financial support from the government.

A budget submission seeking funds for housing repairs and reconstruction in Honiara, Guadalcanal and repatriation areas had been submitted to the Ministry of Finance.

The submission also includes permanent housing reconstruction for Temotu communities affected by the 2013 tsunami and earthquake.

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Pakistan Emergency Situational Analysis - District Naushahro Feroze, August 2014


Timely response to a disaster may save precious human lives and reduce economic costs. However, natural disasters, typically, occur unexpectedly. Consequently, in most cases, the afflicted population lacks the necessary tools and capacity to handle such tragic occurrences and the devastation is manifold more than it should be.

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La Protection des droits humains des personnes déplacées internes en lien avec le séisme de 2010 (Janvier - Juin 2014)

Ce rapport semestriel, qui ne prétend pas à l’exhaustivité, fournit un aperçu de la diversité des programmes et activités d’une partie des acteurs étatiques et non-gouvernementaux œuvrant dans le domaine de la protection des personnes déplacées internes en Haïti. Ce rapport a été préparé par le Haut-Commissariat aux droits de l’homme (HCDH)/Section des droits de l’homme (SDH) de la MINUSTAH à partir des informations soumises par divers acteurs dans le domaine de la protection dans les camps de personnes déplacées internes (DPI) issues du séisme du 12 janvier 2010.

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UNICEF Philippines Humanitarian Situation Report #24, Issued on 10 August 2014


• UNICEF and partners continue to provide life-saving and recovery assistance for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

• July was Nutrition month focusing on ‘Nutrition in Emergencies’. A high-level Nutrition Summit brought together more than 300 members of congress, policy makers and key nutrition players.

• On 15 July, Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda) struck the Philippines with limited impact in Haiyan affected areas. UNICEF supported Government preparedness and response, including evacuation of 1,000 families.

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Municipio entrega viviendas a afectados por sismos


Ecuador, 19 de Agosto 2014

Fuente: - EC

Cinco familias, cuyas viviendas sufrieron daños severos por los sismos ocurridos en los últimos días, serán relocalizadas en viviendas nuevas que entregará el Municipio de Quito. Hay 12 casas listas para ser habitadas. Los propietarios deben aportar el 30%, mientras que el 70% es gestión entre municipal y gubernamental.

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World + 47 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - 19 August

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Video: rebuilding communities - Transforming lives in Haiti

Joan Bobrov

Grand ravine is one of the poorest and most vulnerable neighborhoods in all of Port au Prince, Haiti.

The 20,000 people living here are at extreme risk of flooding and landslides. Many came here after losing their homes in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Transforming lives in Haiti

Now, together with our partners and the community themselves, we're working to transform the lives of the people living in this area.

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ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Response to Ludian Earthquake, China

ACT Alliance

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$681,473

Balance Requested: US$681,473

Geneva, 14 August 2014 Dear Colleagues,

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Gobierno garantiza alimentos y reconstrucción de viviendas para población damnificada

El presidente Otto Pérez Molina y la vicemandataria Roxana Baldetti garantizaron la ayuda en alimentos para las familias campesinas que no lograron sus cosechas por la prolongada canícula y ratificaron el compromiso de la reconstrucción de las miles de viviendas destruidas por los fuertes sismos que causaron mayores daños en la región occidental del país.

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World + 45 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 6 - 12 August


The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Les normes loin d’être respectées dans la reconstruction de logements en Haïti, selon une étude du Cerfas


P-au-P, 5 août 2014 [AlterPresse] --- Le Centre de recherche, de réflexion, de formation et d’action sociale (Cerfas) vient de publier une étude sur le « Relogement des personnes déplacées par suite du tremblement de terre du 12 janvier 2010 », révélant un non-respect des normes internationales dans la construction des abris.

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China quake toll nears 600 as volunteers told to stay away

08/06/2014 12:31 GMT

by Neil CONNOR

LONGTOUSHAN, August 6, 2014 (AFP) - The death toll from an earthquake that devastated a remote region of China jumped to nearly 600 people Wednesday, authorities said, as volunteer rescuers were warned away.

Yet some slivers of hope remained, among them the dramatic rescue of a woman who was pulled out alive from the debris 67 hours after the quake.

Rescue efforts in the southwestern province of Yunnan, where the 6.1-magnitude quake struck Sunday, were heavily hampered by traffic delays and landslides blocking roads.

Agence France-Presse:

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Chiapas y la Federación invertirán casi mil 500 mdp para reconstrucción de daños por sismo

Luego de encabezar junto al gobernador Manuel Velasco Coello la entrega de resultados oficiales del Comité de Evaluación de Daños (CED) por el sismo de magnitud 6.9, que el pasado 7 de julio afectó a 38 municipios de Chiapas, el director general del Fondo de Desastres Naturales (Fonden), José María Tapia Franco, anunció la inversión conjunta de casi mil 500 millones de pesos para la reconstrucción de los daños.

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World Vision China Responds to Destructive Earthquake in Yunnan

World Vision

5 AUGUST 2014, CHINA --- World Vision brought timely comfort to some 4,400 people affected by the 6.5 magnitude earthquake which hit Yunnan Province, China on August 3rd. Despite logistical challenges due to damaged infrastrcuture, the assessment team managed to reach quake hit areas of Ludian County and distributed tents, hygiene and child-friendly kits earlier today.

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Más de 2 mil casas serán reconstruidas por último sismo en San Marcos

En promedio se estima que 2,092 viviendas serán reconstruidas por el sismo del 7 de julio anterior. Informes preliminares indican que éstas se suman a las 1.029 afectadas por el terremoto del 7 de noviembre de 2012 que están pendientes de construir.

La vicepresidenta Roxana Baldetti, informó que “se están empezando a ingresar los expedientes a la Secretaría de Planificación y Programación de la Presidencia (Segeplan), porque estamos cumpliendo con todos los procedimientos que nos garanticen la transparencia en este proceso”.

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Massive rescue under way after Yunnan quake


LUDIAN, Yunnan, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers and medics are racing against time to save lives following a 6.5-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Yunnan Province that left at least 398 people dead.

As of 2 p.m. on Monday, the strong quake had affected 1.08 million people in Zhaotong City and Qujing City, injured 1,801 and necessitated the emergency evacuation of about 230,000, according to the Yunnan Civil Affairs Department.

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ACT Alliance Alert: China - Earthquake in Ludian County

ACT Alliance

Geneva, 4 August 2014

1.- Brief description of the emergency and impact
On 3 August 2014, an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter Scale struck Ludian County, Yunnan Province, China at 16:30 local time. Hundreds of aftershocks have since been recorded in the quake zone. Continuous rainfall and landslides in the area are exacerbating the situation.

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Familias afectadas por el sismo reciben alimento, abrigo y atención médica en Chiapas

• En compañía de Anahí, el gobernador Manuel Velasco Coello entregó ayuda humanitaria a la población

Cacahoatán, Chiapas.- En una intensa gira de trabajo por la región Soconusco, para dar atención directa a familias afectadas por el sismo del pasado 7 de julio, el gobernador Manuel Velasco Coello visitó el municipio de Cacahoatán donde recorrió el ejido Faja de Oro para entregar ayuda humanitaria y constatar los avances en la reconstrucción.