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26 Sep 2018 description
The Skills for Reconstruction project teaches Nepalis how to build disaster-resilient houses, to help ease the labour shortage while also giving them masonry and carpentry skills.
17 Aug 2018 description
Donors helped the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to achieve record-level funding of $514.6 million, ensuring delivery of urgent aid to millions of people in desperate need.
07 Aug 2018 description
report IRIN
In July 2017, the government set deadlines to encourage people to access reconstruction subsidies. But instead people are taking risky loans or building homes they can't finish.
19 Jul 2018 description
ECW invested US$82 million in 14 crisis-hit countries from April 2017 to March 2018, reaching some of the most vulnerable children affected by conflict and natural disasters.
25 Jun 2018 description
CERF funding enabled 12 UN agencies together with 589 partners to provide life-saving assistance in 2016 and 2017 to 22.5 million people in humanitarian emergencies in 47 countries.
09 May 2018 description
report WaterAid
Nearly half a million children die each year from diarrhoeal illness. But major health gains are possible if decision-makers coordinate, integrate and invest in child health and water, sanitation and hygiene measures.
25 Apr 2018 description
report Theirworld
Many children are back in school three years after an earthquake devastated killed almost 9000 people. But in some parts of the country, reconstruction has been slow with funding a major issue.
28 Mar 2018 description
Launched by WFP in nine countries so far, this innovative mechanism ensures that preparedness measures are funded and implemented before disaster strikes.
14 Mar 2018 description
In addition to an analysis of disaster impact on the subsectors of fisheries, aquaculture and forestry, the report reveals a methodology for evaluating damage and loss.
28 Feb 2018 description
In 2016, CaLP estimates that $2.8bn in humanitarian assistance was disbursed through cash and vouchers, up 40% from 2015 and approximately 100% from 2014.
31 Jan 2018 description
Nearly 500 million children are planned to be reached with measles and rubella containing vaccines through routine and supplementary immunization in the next two years.
13 Oct 2017 description
Research findings forecast a continued rise in homelessness among people in disaster prone countries unless significant progress is made in managing disaster risk
10 Oct 2017 description
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows that the greatest impacts of disasters are in countries which have the least capacity to prepare or respond to these events.
03 Oct 2017 description
With the commitment of cholera-affected countries, technical partners and donors, as many as 20 countries could eliminate disease transmission by 2030.
19 Sep 2017 description
report Mercy Corps
Clean drinking water is hard to access, malnutrition rates are now at critical levels and water and sanitation needs will likely get worse for children and pregnant and breastfeeding women.
06 Sep 2017 description
About 13,000 people are ill with diarrhoea and respiratory infections in Bangladesh after floods in its north. In Nepal, 26,944 cases of illness have been reported by district health facilities.
04 Sep 2017 description
An estimated 30 million people have been affected by flooding in India. At the height of the emergency, 1.1 million people were hosted in 3,271 camps. People have begun to return home as water levels are dropping.
02 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The most urgent needs for children are clean water, hygiene supplies to prevent the spread of disease, food supplies and safe places in evacuation centres for children to play.
25 Aug 2017 description
The funds will go towards immediate humanitarian assistance comprising health, WASH, food security, nutrition, shelter, livelihood, protection, education and early recovery support for the coming six months.