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07 Oct 2016 description
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P-au-P, 06 oct. 2016 [Alter Presse] --- Plusieurs pays amis d’Haïti et des Organisations non gouvernemental (Ong) ont promis de l’aide humanitaire à Haïti dans un contexte d’inquiétudes, suite au passage du puissant ouragan Matthew.

L’ouragan a fait 108 morts et de nombreux dégâts sur le territoire national, selon un bilan officiel partiel. Mais les structures locales annoncent des décès supplémentaires, comme 264 morts seulement dans le département du Sud.

20 Nov 2013 description

Author: Alistair Scrutton

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Philippine government is strong enough to ensure long-term reconstruction in the wake of devastating Typhoon Haiyan is effective and avoid the aid problems seen after the Haiti earthquake three years ago, the U.S. Agency for International Development head said on Tuesday.

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16 Dec 2010 description

CANCUN, 16 December 2010 (IRIN) - Under the new Cancun Agreements, endorsed at the end of the UN climate change talks in Mexico, countries have been asked to submit their views on the possible development of a climate and disaster risk insurance facility. The one to emulate would be the Caribbean Climate Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF).

The not-for-profit scheme created in 2007 for the 16 members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) offered quick pay-outs and comparatively low premiums, said Sven Harmeling, an adaptation expert with Germanwatch, a non-governmental lobby group.

When …