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21 Jun 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems
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Highlights - NDMA attains capacity to support 300,000 disaster prone people.
- May 2016: Recorded as hottest May in modern history.
- Climate change melting 5,000 glaciers rapidly, drastic impact expected.
- Ahsan urges for installation of modern flood warning system.
- Pakistan, Afghanistan agree for effective border management mechanism to counter terrorism.
- New computer algorithm can help predict next terror attack.
- Additional Pakistan army units are ready to join UN missions.

17 Jun 2016 description

La CTB publie son rapport annuel 2015

14 Jun 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

MAPS PAKISTAN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PAKISTAN SECURITY ANALYSIS MAP

Wet spell throughout next week in upcountry

Earthquake of moderate intensity jolts Chitral and Malakand

Green Pakistan Programme:Climate ministry seeks provinces’input

Met Office warns of heavy monsoon across Pakistan

Pakistan asks Afghanistan to probe unprovoked firing at Torkham

Civil-military interaction and foreign policy

NPoliceman accused of disrespecting church, manhandling pastor

25 May 2016 description

24 MAi 2016 | GENÈVE - Le Secrétaire exécutif de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques, Christiana Figueres, s’est exprimée aujourd’hui devant l’Assemblée mondiale de la Santé. Elle a insisté sur les liens entre les changements climatiques et la santé, notamment en ce qui concerne la propagation des maladies à transmission vectorielle.

24 May 2016 description

World Humanitarian Summit: FAO stresses early warning, better management of risks and crises

24 May 2016, Istanbul - Building resilience is crucial to enable fragile communities, especially in rural areas, cope with the increasing frequency and magnitude of natural disasters and the growing threat of pandemic diseases, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today told participants at the World Humanitarian Summit.

"We need to be prepared: with climate change, extreme weather events will happen more often and with greater intensity," he said.

24 May 2016 description

24 May 2016

GENEVA--Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, addressed the World Health Assembly today. She stressed the links between climate change and health, including those related to the spread of vector-borne diseases. Her address was followed by a technical briefing that underscored the need for multisectoral action in order to achieve the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and agreement on a new resolution on meeting those goals.

Climate change and health

24 May 2016 description
report GAVI Alliance

Gavi tackling environmental challenges head on

Commitment to seek improvements in sustainability

24 May 2016 description
report Malteser

Compilation of Commitments for alignment by Malteser International on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Summit on the basis of Core Commitments to the 7 High Level Leaders’ Roundtables as well as samples of additional Commitments laid out in WHS-Commitment documents with references to these Roundtables and last but not least Commitments and equivalents “action areas” (charters, platforms etc.) laid out with the 15 Special Sessions.

23 May 2016 description

Premature Deaths from Environmental Degradation Threat to Global Public Health, UNEP Report Says

Environmental impacts responsible for almost one quarter of all deaths, highlighting need to place environment at heart of efforts to improve human health

Danger posed by air pollution, chemicals, microplastics, zoonotic diseases and other environmental threats to human health revealed in series of reports released at second United Nations Environment Assembly

20 May 2016 description

Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time

New report goes behind the headlines to examine some of the most worrying emerging environmental threats facing the world today, while offering ways to combat them

Nairobi, 20 May 2016 – From the worrying rise in zoonotic diseases around the world to an examination of how climate change is increasing the toxicity of crops, a UNEP report out today seeks to highlight a number of the world’s key emerging environmental issues.

18 May 2016 description

Converging challenges, compounding risks - A region under high pressure

17 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Deforestation exposes Pakistan to natural threats

  • Climate change to affect over 1 billion people by 2060

  • Climate change badly affecting agriculture in Pakistan

  • Women’s health must be a priority in district disaster management plans

  • More dengue cases reported in city

  • Governor for coordinated efforts to combat heatwave

  • India’s supersonic missile test will disturb balance of power in region: Sartaj

15 May 2016 description
report Christian Aid

NEW REPORT: CITIES IN POLLUTING COUNTRIES MOST AT RISK FROM CLIMATE INDUCED COASTAL FLOODING

  • Miami and Kolkata ranked as most vulnerable coastal cities exposed to flooding
  • Cities in carbon polluters USA, China and India most at risk
  • UK ranks in the top 25 for most exposed future coastline
  • Next week’s World Humanitarian Summit offers hope to tackle problem

To mark the start of Christian Aid Week, a new report by the charity highlights the world cities most at risk from future coastal flooding.

15 May 2016 description
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Consensus Statement

The WMO South Asia Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF) has finalized its consensus outlook for the 2016 Southwest Monsoon season. The outlook suggests that during the 2016 southwest monsoon season (June – September), above-normal rainfall is likely over much of South Asia. Above-normal rainfall is likely over broad areas of central and western parts of South Asia.

13 May 2016 description
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Executive Summary

2016 is set to be an important year for a programming shift in the Kenya refugee operation. Reorientation from traditional care and maintenance in the camps, towards truly solutions-oriented programming, is starting to take root in response to the new circumstances and unprecedented global challenges.

13 May 2016 description

A two-day assessment has been carried out in the district of Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh, by Mr. Vivek Yadav, ACF Nutrition and Health Programme Manager, in 28-29 March 2016. The objective was to conduct a preliminary evaluation of the nutrition situation in this district identified as a high burden area by Government of Madhya Pradesh, and where Action Against Hunger (ACF) and Fight Hunger Foundation (FHF) are required to intervene as per their MOU signed respectively with MoHFW and MWCD.

10 May 2016 description

Highlights

55,000 Refugee children under five years immunized against polio in Unity and Upper Nile
29,574 Exercise books and school kits distributed in Upper Nile and Central Equatoria
7,000 Tree seedlings planted in three newly opened nurseries in Upper Nile
3,350 IDPs received assistance from UNHCR in Upper Nile, Jonglei and Bahr al Ghazal

Unity:

10 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • PM wants climate change policy implementation
  • Newcastle virus kills 50 peacocks in Thar
  • Avalanches and rainfall cause devastation in Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Urgent anti-dengue campaign to be launched in Rawalpindi
  • Can Pakistan act on climate change?
  • KP CM for long-term plan to protect flood-vulnerable areas
  • Pakistan concerned at nuclearisation of Indian Ocean
  • Afghan border security official arrested from Pishin over spying charges
  • Indian spy agency RAW’s agent arrested from Karachi
  • Huge …