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15 Sep 2014 description
report AlertNet
The tool, which will incorporate satellite photos, meteorological data, details of ground moisture measurements and crop-yield data, should be available for use by next April.
18 Mar 2013 description
report World Bank, GFDRR
Resulting damages have accumulated to over US$25 billion in the past five years alone. To promote engagement in disaster and climate risk management practices, a new report analyses the elements that are driving increases in disaster risk and provides disaster risk management profiles for the countries in the region.
06 Jan 2012 description
DISASTER EVENTS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC IN 2011 Asia and the Pacific continues to live up to its reputation as the world’s most natural-disaster-prone region. The International Disaster Database, EM-DAT, reports 89 natural-disaster events in the region in 2011. In terms of the number of events,...
03 Oct 2011 description
GENEVA, 03 October, 2011– UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres warned today that an increasingly complex international environment is making it harder to find solutions for the world’s more than 43 million refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. Speaking at the...