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20 Nov 2017 description

Recognising the need to integrate DRR and CCA into policies and institutions in The Member States, JICA has supported implementation of a project for ‘Strengthening Institutional and Policy Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Integration’.

20 Nov 2017 description

127.9 M required for 2017

53.1 M contributions received, representing 41% of requirements

74.8 M funding gap for the Myanmar Situation

20 Nov 2017 description

Total Assessments 126

Verified Return Villages 64

Refugee Villages of Origin 80

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20 Nov 2017 description

Total Assessments 540

Verified Return Villages 208

Refugee Villages of Origin 330

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20 Nov 2017 description

Total Assessments 138

Verified Return Villages 31

Refugee Villages of Origin 58

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20 Nov 2017 description

Total Assessments 87

Verified Return Villages 46

Refugee Villages of Origin 67

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20 Nov 2017 description

Total Assessments 180

Verified Return Villages 63

Refugee Villages of Origin 122

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20 Nov 2017 description

Total Assessments 9

Verified Return Villages 4

Refugee Villages of Origin 3

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20 Nov 2017 description

Resettlement Figures 2005-2017

  • Total number of submissions: 134,142

  • Total number of departures: 107,885

19 Nov 2017 description

KHON KAEN, 14th November 2017 (NNT) - The Department of Agricultural Extension and 202 communities in Khon Kaen province have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to assist farmers affected by flooding this year.

The Deputy Governor of Khon Kaen, Suchai Butsara, presided over the signing ceremony at the Khon Kaen Provincial Hall. The memorandum, under the state's 9101 economic stimulus scheme, was signed by the Acting Director General of the Department of Agricultural Extension and a representative of the 202 communities in the northeastern province.

18 Nov 2017 description

Following the recent 7.3 magnitude earthquake with the epicenter in Halabjah, northeastern part of Iraq close to the border with Iran on 12 November 2017. The earthquake caused massive damage to the province of Kermanshah in Iran with more than 500 lives were lost and thousands of injuries including damage to basic infrastructure and houses.

18 Nov 2017 description

JAKARTA, 17 November 2017 – ASEAN officials in charge of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) committed themselves to strengthening integration of actions in their respective agencies that will effectively address disaster risk and climate change, with particular focus on water-related disasters including flood, storm, landslide and drought.

17 Nov 2017 description

UDORN THANI, 16 November 2017 (NNT) – Udorn Thani Provincial Agricultural Office has signed an agreement with the 9101 Following in the Father's Footsteps campaign to help recover the agricultural occupations of flood victims.

Acting Udorn Thani provincial agriculture official Tanawat Tanatanyapit said the office has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the 9101 Following in the Father's Footsteps campaign to help with the recovery of the occupations of the flood victims in 143 communities of the northeastern province.

17 Nov 2017 description

NONTHABURI, 15 November 2017 (NNT) – The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has delivered 50,000 sets of medicine to flood victims in the southern region.

Deputy MOPH Permanent-Secretary Opas Karnkawinpong said the ministry has continued to provide assistance to the southern flood victims while the flood water has begun to decrease in the central, northern, and northeastern regions with many clinics and hospitals to continue their operations, but some areas still remain affected requiring them to provide services at other makeshift locations nearby.

16 Nov 2017 description

Which climate risks and impacts threaten crop productivity the most? What capacities are most pivotal to strengthen among farmers and other sector stakeholders, to cope with likely changes? What measures and projects should be promoted on a priority basis to respond to future needs? Which criteria are most relevant to consider when prioritizing these adaptive responses?

16 Nov 2017 description
report Bangkok Post

Thousands affected as heavy downpours hit

Torrential rain on Tuesday night triggered flash floods that hit parts of the five southern provinces of Krabi, Surat Thani, Songkhla, Phatthalung and Yala yesterday, affecting thousands of people.

In Krabi, the downpours caused flash floods from 3am onward in several communities in Khao Phanom district.

Several roads, at least 40 houses and more than 500 rai of farmland in three tambons of this district -- tambon Phru Tiaw, tambon Khao Phanom and tambon Khao Din -- were affected by the sudden flooding.