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06 Sep 2011 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 6 septembre 2011 (IRIN) - Un nouvel indice de risque de catastrophe lancé par l'Institut pour l'environnement et la sécurité humaine de l'Université des Nations Unies pourrait aider les donateurs et les organisations humanitaires à mieux comprendre pourquoi certains pays sont plus menacés que d'autres par une catastrophe naturelle, ainsi qu'à mieux structurer leurs réponses lorsqu'une catastrophe survient.

20 Jul 2011 description
  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Communities in West Africa continue to be threatened by the compounded effects of climate change, natural disasters like floods and droughts, demographic change, epidemics, urbanization, acute and chronic malnutrition, chronic poverty, and by violent conflicts related to political, social and economic tensions.

30 Jun 2011 description

UNEP’s Disasters and Conflicts sub-programme comprises four operational pillars: post-crisis environmental assessment, post-crisis environmental recovery, disaster risk reduction and environmental cooperation for peacebuilding. While the Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch (PCDMB) is tasked with coordinating the theme across UNEP, the regional offices and several divisions play an instrumental role in programme implementation.

30 May 2011 description
report Concern Worldwide

Foreword from the Chief Executive Officer

19 May 2011 description

This report covers the period 1January 2010 to 31 December 2010.

Programme outcome: National Societies in the West Coast region—Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo—work within the framework of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Strategy 2020 to contribute to improving the lives of vulnerable populations in the region and promoting social inclusion and peace.