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07 May 2013 description
report World Bank


23 Dec 2011 description

Impacts on food security and options for adaptation

16 Aug 2011 description

The discussions in this booklet aim to address the complexity of risk in the Arab region, and present some tools which can be used by local governments, civil society and other institutions working in the field of environment and disaster risk reduction. In the Arab region the effects of human behavior on the environment has caused a growing concern since the early 1980s and from the end of the same decade the question of climate change has gradually received more attention.

25 May 2010 description
report World Bank

Press Release No:2010/429/MENA

In Washington:

02 Mar 2010 description


Throughout the Yemen floods operation, the initial difficulties faced due to lack of local capacities were overcome by strengthening the Seyoun branch of the Yemen RC in Wadi Hadramout.

31 Dec 2009 description

Emergency Aid Reaches Gaza

The recent war on Gaza caused great suffering among the 1.5 Palestinians who live there. The UN estimated that at one point during the war 500,000 people were displaced from their homes. Some 4,000 dwellings were destroyed, forcing homeless families with nowhere else to go to live in tents.

from day one of the war, LIFE for Relief and Development delivered food medical supplies, ambulances, blankets, tents, and other relief items to beneficiaries across the Gaza Strip.

11 Nov 2009 description
report Yemen Times

Yemen Times Staff

SANA'A, Nov. 11 - Thirty three representatives from thirteen national and local organizations based in Sana'a, Aden, Hadramout and Sa'ada learned about logistical operations generally and specifically around times of humanitarian situations caused by disasters last week.

The organizations were part of Oxfam-GB Yemen Program's partners of the good governance, women empowerment, health and humanitarian programs.

11 Nov 2009 description


- Revision of the Flash Appeal has been finalised at a local level. Activities are planned under the Flash Appeal until the end of December 2009, beyond which humanitarian activities will be incorporated in the 2010 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP).

- The draft 2010 YHRP is under review at headquarters level. The overall aim of the YHRP is to respond to critical humanitarian needs which have been triggered, or in some cases exacerbated, by civil conflict.

23 Oct 2009 description

Improving the Academic Performance and Nutrition of Children in Gaza

From October 2009 to June 2010, Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is partnering with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to provide daily school lunches/snacks to approximately 6,200 children attending 8 elementary and preparatory schools in Gaza.

20 Oct 2009 description

Executive summary

Yemen is recurrently affected by disasters and epidemics including civil strives, earthquakes, floods, and tropical/semi-tropical diseases.

18 Sep 2009 description


The record-breaking 15 flash appeals in 2007 brought to the fore some long-standing weaknesses in flash appeal principles and practices, which the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) moved to correct.

16 Sep 2009 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2009 to 30 June 2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: The overall goal of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) zone office is to encourage, mobilise and coordinate contributions towards the achievement of the International Federation's Global Agenda (GA) Goals. The strategy of the zone office focuses on key areas where National Red Cross/Red Crescent (RC/RC) Societies can make a tangible difference by utilizing and sharing regional resources and expertise and engaging in a strategic dialogue on humanitarian policies and practices.

09 Sep 2009 description

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Yemen (GoY) signed today a USD 6 million project document titled "Early Recovery for the Livelihoods Sector of the Flood Affected Areas, in Hadhramout and Al-Mahara Governorates", in the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.

The initial focus of this project will be on rapid delivery of assistance to meet immediate and transitional recovery needs of the affected communities.

31 Aug 2009 description

Executive Summary


WFP in Yemen commissioned a Secondary Data Analysis (SDA) to consolidate information available from a variety of sources on food and nutrition security to provide an initial analysis that identifies areas where food insecurity indicators converge. The SDA identifies gaps in secondary information to be filled by primary data collection and makes recommendations as to how these gaps might be addressed.

30 Aug 2009 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2009 to 30 June 2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: The ultimate purpose of the programmes is to enable the Yemen Red Crescent Society (Yemen Red Crescent) to achieve its strategic and operational objective of building up capacities and scaling up services in line with its Strategy for 2007-2011

Programmes summary: During the reporting period, the main focus has continued to be on the development and implementation of comprehensive disaster management including preparedness, mitigation, recovery and prevention, as well as on health and care …

28 Aug 2009 description

WFP is expanding its operation to respond to the deteriorating humanitarian and security situation.

27 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Soixante-quatrième session
Point 72 a) de l'ordre du jour provisoire*
Renforcement de la coordination de l'aide
humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe
fournis par les organismes des Nations Unies,
y compris l'assistance économique spéciale :
renforcement de la coordination de l'aide
humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe

27 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination