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02 Jan 2014 description
The publication gathers a variety of cases studies, such as Typhoon Bopha, planned development-induced migration from hydroelectric dams in China and the Lower Mekong Delta and slow-onset droughts displacing pastoralists in Kenya.
31 Aug 2012 description
In this issue 2012/13 Seasonal Rainfall Forecast P.1 Regional Food Security Worsens P.2 Comoros Early Recovery Plan P.5 Regional Humanitarian Trainings P.5
11 Jul 2012 description
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Rice production provisionally estimated to decline in 2012 following damage from adverse weather An estimated 84 000 households currently facing severe food insecurity Estimated decline in rice production following cyclone damage Harvesting of the main rice crop is...
20 Feb 2012 description
report IRIN
BRICKAVILLE, 20 February 2012 (IRIN) - In a cyclone-prone country like Madagascar, which feels the force of about 60 percent of the storms that form over the Indian Ocean every year, being prepared for disaster makes all the difference. The Malagasy National Disaster Office organizes annual...
17 Feb 2012 description
report UN Radio
Listen to the report The UN children’s fund (UNICEF) is concerned about potential outbreaks of water-borne diseases following this week’s deadly cyclone in Madagascar. Provisional reports say 17 people died as a result of Cyclone Giovanna, which struck the island nation on Tuesday. Marixie...
14 Feb 2012 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Tropical cyclone Giovanna made landfall on the eastern coast of Madagascar on 14 February as a category four (4) tropical cyclone. It is expected to pass the capital Antananarivo as a category 1 tropical cyclone and exit the western coast of the country in the next...