Events such as the Colombia mudslide, the recent Peru floods, and last October’s Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, highlight the need to address the underlying social and economic forces that place human settlements at risk.
In total, 200 tents with the capacity of 1,000 people were set up in Mocoa. However, many of the affected families are staying with relatives and friends, which makes it difficult for them to access humanitarian aid.
Moins d’un an après la fin officielle de l’épidémie Ebola, le système de santé guinéen continue de lutter. MSF lance une large campagne de vaccination contre la rougeole en collaboration avec le gouvernement.
Fiji, India, Nigeria, Peru and Europe were recognized by the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction as the five outstanding examples of successful efforts to reduce disaster mortality.