A new approach proposed by JRC scientists results into a single indicator bringing together ecological costs, construction costs and the expected structural repair and downtime losses. This allows decisions to be made about design solutions which take into account a multi-dimensional perspective.
Vanuatu - An IOM team continues its mission in Vanuatu, visiting some of the most inaccessible islands cut off from the outside world since the March 13 Cyclone ripped through the Pacific archipelago.
Working alongside the National Disaster Management Organization (NDMO), IOM continues to provide targeted health assistance to displaced families in Vanuatu, conduct pre-departure medical screenings and provide measles vaccinations for children under 5.
Islamic Relief is supporting families who have been affected by severe flooding in Tunisia.
Heavy rainfall earlier this month caused the Oued Medjerda river and its tributaries to overflow and the area of Jendouba, in north west Tunisia, has been badly affected, with flood water reaching nearly two metres high.
Haiti - IOM has completed the construction of 72 housing units in a vulnerable neighborhood in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince heavily affected by the 2010 earthquake.
Funds were provided by the Government of Haiti’s Bureau of Monetization of Development Aid Programs (BMPAD) as part of a USD 16 million project coordinated by the country’s Unit for Housing and Public Buildings Construction (UCLBP) which focuses on rebuilding earthquake-affected communities.
2014 IN REVIEW
This Annual Report sets out the collective achievements of over 155 actors - including host governments, UN agencies, NGOs, IOM, foundations and donors - to respond to the protection and assistance needs of refugees from Syria and impacted local communities under the Regional Response Plan (RRP6) in 2014.
On 26 March, Government food packages were dispatched to Aneityum utilising four Australian Blackhawk helicopters.
The Australian Naval Logistics/Supply Ship HMAS Tobruk is currently off the coast of Tanna. Once docked, HMAS Tobruk will unload stores and commence operation of its water purification unit.
New Zealand Defence Force Logistic/Supply vessel HMNZS Canterbury was loaded with relief supplies on 26 March in Port Vila and departed for Epi.
Jerusalem, 25 March 2015 - The Government of Sweden and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People signed a USD 3.8 million (SEK 33,000,000) agreement to fund shelter assistance packages for non-refugees as part of their on-going support to early recovery efforts in the Gaza Strip. Through the new contribution, 2,529 non-refugee families will receive rental subsidies to support their accommodation need.
The additional resources will bring the total Swedish contribution to the UNDP cash assistance programme to atleast USD 6.9 million.
WINDHOEK – The Federal Government of Nigeria last week donated 300 tonnes of rice, 700 tonnes of maize and three tonnes of fish fillets to Namibia as part of a food consignment to help drought-stricken families.
Namibia has yet to make an official appeal for drought assistance to the international donor community though it could yet face a devastating drought because of erratic rains in the current rainy season, which would end in April.
2. Objective of the exercise: “Rights in Crisis Analysis”
Dozens of homes has been flooded by the arriving meltwater in Karaganda Oblast in central Kazakhstan, a Tengrinews correspondent reports.
According to local residents of Agadyr station in Shet district, the water began to rise on March 24 at about 5 p.m.
"The electricity has been cut off, the water keeps coming, the furniture is damaged. Yesterday, the water was to my waist and it's not going away. The flood started abruptly," said one of the victims Gulmira Zhazykbayeva.
Map shows information on the number of kitchen sets required, delivered and for delivery per island. The gap is the difference between the requirement needs and what has been delivered.