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Étude de cas du CaLP - Soutien au relèvement économique des foyers urbains dans la ville de Karoi, au Zimbabwe

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Philippines typhoon recovery aims for lasting results / Filipino pastors strengthen skills for next disaster

Philippines typhoon recovery aims for lasting results

By Laurie Oswald Robinson

July 30, 2014

AKRON, Pa. – Since Typhoon Haiyan devastated communities in the Philippines last November, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) has been helping residents such as Virginia Pagatan restore what took only hours to destroy.

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Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan Emergency appeal n° MDRPH014, Revision

This Revised Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 99.88 million to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in delivering humanitarian assistance to some 500,000 people (100,000 households) that were affected by Typhoon Haiyan. The overall budget includes CHF 8.19 million for the deployment of emergency response units (ERUs) during the emergency phase and CHF 2.29 million for the deployment of a Shelter Cluster coordination team.

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Instalan mareógrafo y cámaras especiales para monitorear tsunamis en La Libertad y Acajutla

Una de las funciones más importantes del mareógrafo es alertar a la población sobre la llegada de tsunamis generados a más de mil kilómetros de distancia. El equipo es parte del proyecto “Mejoramiento de Equipo para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres en El Salvador, financiado por Japón.

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Rapidly Assessing Flood Damage in Uttarakhand, India

World Bank

Results & Achievements

  • A Joint Rapid Damage Needs Assessment conducted by GFDRR, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank after the 2013 flooding in Uttarakhand state informed a $250 million recovery and resilience project on behalf of the International Development Association.

  • The assessment also provided the necessary groundwork for the Government of Uttarakhand and other agencies to quickly prioritize and respond to the regions most affected by the disasters.

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Pakistan: DRM Bulletin July, 2014 - Volume: 2, Issue: 7


English News

DRM Sector Framework News

Humanitarian Intervention’s

Disaster Profile: District Multan



Urdu News

DRM Directory


Nine die as heavy rain lashes Lahore, Sialkot

Polio vaccine Cold storage out of order Centre established by Ex-Governor in Jamrud

Balochistan Chief Minister announces Rs.50m grant for IDPs

Flood protection plan to be implemented from July 1

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World + 17 others
Oxfam Annual Report & Accounts 2013/14


Last year was highly challenging for Oxfam. We responded to 27 devastating emergencies, including a humanitarian crisis of staggering proportions in Syria, and supported the efforts of millions of hard-working people facing the injustice of poverty.

All that we do is only possible because of the contributions of our supporters, volunteers, activists, partners, staff, and the communities we work with around the world. Read our Annual Report to find out how we did it.

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World + 44 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Almost 100 beneficiaries from Pasay receive safer homes

Pasay City – After many years of living dangerously along the Tripa de Gallina creek in this city, Gildo Cajuntoy and his family will now have their own home, safe from floods and fires common in informal settlements.

The Cajuntoy Family is one of the 98 informal settler- families (ISFs) from Brgy. 156, Tripa de Gallina, Pasay who was awarded with a new housing unit on Friday, July 25, through the government’s Oplan Lumikas para Iwas Kalamidad At Sakit (LIKAS) project.

The Cajuntoys and the other families were relocated to safer homes in Trece Martires, Cavite.

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Government signs Agreement with LDS Church to further cyclone development assistance

28th July 2014 A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga on July 17, to formalize agreements on the further provision of humanitarian and development assistance by the Church to residents of Ha’apai Islands that were affected by Tropical Cyclone Ian more than six months ago.

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China + 3 others
28 July 2014: World events

PALESTINE – Gaza crisis

• On 25 July, two ambulances (Palestine Red Crescent Society) came under attack in Beit Hanoun; one medical staff was killed and three other injured.

• On 26 July confrontations resumed. Over 100 bodies were recovered during the pause and supplies were delivered to localities previously inaccessible within the three kilometre ‘buffer zone’ set by Israel.

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NFA-Kalinga assures rice supply for lean & typhoon months

By: Larry Lopez

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 28 (PIA) - -The National Food Authority (NFA) provincial office has stocked sufficient rice in time for the lean and typhoon months this year.

Provincial Manager Antonio Macato reported that NFA-Kalinga has more than 19,000 bags buffer supply for its mandate to provide ready and cheap rice that includes other social commitments for disaster relief. According to Macato, NFA-Kalinga maintains about 80 “bigasan ng bayan” outlets in the different municipalities.

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Pagibig assures aid for Glenda victims in Bicol

By: Sally Atento-Altea

LEGAZPI CITY, July 28 (PIA) – Processing of calamity loans is ongoing for eligible members of Pag-ibig Fund in the Bicol region residing in provinces declared under state of calamity due to typhoon Glenda.

Maria Luisa Rivero, Pagibig Legazpi Marketing and Sales Division chief, assured the availability of funds and services to accommodate the increasing number of Pagibig members coming in their office to file their loan applications.

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DOLE provides emergency employment to ‘Glenda’ victims in Central Luzon

By: Carlo Lorenzo J. Datu

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, July 28 (PIA) -- Around 1,130 families in Central Luzon, who were displaced by typhoon ‘Glenda’ two weeks ago, currently benefit from the emergency employment given by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

“Under our Tulong Panghanapbuhay para sa Ating Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD), the head or member of an affected family performs community works for 5 to 10 days in exchange for a minimum wage rate of P336 per day,” DOLE Regional Director Ana Dione explained.

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Typhoon Matmo kills 13 in China


BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Matmo has claimed 13 lives in China and affected about 2.5 million residents, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on Sunday.

Nine deaths were reported in east China's Jiangxi Province and four were reported in south China's Guangdong Province, the ministry said in a statement.

As of 9 a.m. on Sunday, more than 2.54 million people had been affected as the impact of the typhoon spreads to 185 counties in eight provinces including Liaoning, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong and Guangdong.

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Dual typhoons kill 64 in China


BEIJING, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The body count from super typhoon Rammasun in China has reached 62 with another 21 people still missing, while typhoon Matmo has claimed two lives, according to latest official figures.

The strongest typhoon hitting south China in four decades, Rammasun brought gales, downpours and floods, affecting over 11 million people in the provinces of Guangdong, Hainan, and Yunnan as well as Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said in a statement on Friday.

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Helping Typhoon-Affected Families in the Philippines Return Home

Typhoon Rammasun—known in the Philippines as Typhoon Glenda—barreled across the Philippines’ Luzon Island in mid-July 2014, leaving 98 people dead and damaging or destroying more than 118,200 houses. When forecasters predicted that the storm would strike the coastal community of Casiguran in Sorsogon Province, the local disaster committee set out to notify residents, spreading the word using radios, phones, television messages, and printed warnings.

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China Flood 2014: Work Report 4


Situation Update

Since 18 July, super typhoon “Rammasun” has swept several provinces in Southern China, the powerful windstorm brought along torrential rains and storm surge and caused extensive damage, it was particularly serious in Hainan province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. As of 23 July, flood victims totaled over 7.48 million people in these two provinces, 33 people died or remained missing.

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Rebuilding storm-resilient shelters in Haiyan-stricken areas

Haiyan, the world’s most powerful typhoon to make landfall, not only destroyed lives and livelihoods but left millions of houses in central Philippines in ruins. More than eight months after the typhoon battered the country, rebuilding efforts are well underway. Helene Plennevaux heads the ICRC's sub-delegation in Guiuan. In this audio slide show she tells us how the ICRC and the Philippine Red Cross are building storm-resilient shelters for thousands of families along the southern coast of Samar Island.