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22 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR
El presente análisis tiene por objetivo evaluar el impacto de las inundaciones en el estado de Tabasco entre los años 2007 y 2010 y de las inversiones en RRD en el bienestar socioeconómico de la población de Tabasco.
16 Nov 2017 description
Vulnerable communities in Africa, the Pacific, and Caribbean are benefiting from improved early warning systems as part of a drive to boost resilience and climate change adaptation.
11 May 2017 description
Lessons learned during Cyclone Pam two years ago have ensured Vanuatu Red Cross’ preparations and response to the latest large cyclone to hit the island nation have gone smoothly.
16 Aug 2016 description
The dramatic 2015-2016 El Niño event hit the poorest and most vulnerable communities hardest, disproportionally affecting women and girls. To date, a funding gap of $3.4 billion remains.
02 Aug 2016 description
The goal of robust legislation for disaster management is getting closer as the government moves into final drafting of recommendations to submit to the State Law Office, which intends the laws to be passed before year-end.
22 Jun 2016 description
report Save the Children
The report highlights the continuing impact that disasters have on education by profiling the earthquakes in Nepal, floods in Indonesia and Myanmar, Typhoon Koppu, and Cyclone Pam.
11 May 2016 description
According to the IDMC, just 10 countries accounted for more than two-thirds of the total. In addition, there were 8.6 million new cases during 2015.
18 Apr 2016 description
report UN News Service
As Fiji and other UN Member States are preparing for the historic signing of the Paris Agreement, residents of the South Pacific country are trying to recover from one of the region’s fiercest storms.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
07 Jan 2016 description
Current estimates suggest that 4.3 million people in 12 Pacific countries could be at risk from changed rainfall patterns caused by El Niño (drought and increased rainfall).
30 Dec 2015 description
Nine months since Cylone Pam swept through the Solomon Islands, the people of Malaita province, situated in the North East of the capital, are still struggling to recover from its impact.
08 Dec 2015 description
Earthquakes between 16 November and 4 December in Indonesia displaced over 10,000 people. In Myanmar, up to 4,000 people remain uprooted following fighting in southern Shan State.
01 Oct 2015 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is warning that climate chaos could increase humanitarian emergencies at a time when resources and capacity are already under enormous strain.
24 Sep 2015 description
Local actors are often the most effective in conducting humanitarian operations. The 2015 World Disasters Report examines the challenges they face in scaling-up and sustaining their humanitarian response.
07 Aug 2015 description
Drought and floods are concurrently occurring in many countries in the region. The effects of drought are expected to prevail and are likely to be heavier than expected.
06 Aug 2015 description
report IRIN
People on several islands are using traditional methods to build storm-proof structures, as well as tapping ancient knowledge to predict oncoming cyclones and drought.
29 Jun 2015 description
With a view to informing the Pacific Regional Consultation for the WHS, this paper suggests four key areas for action to reduce vulnerability, manage risk and more effectively respond to disasters throughout the region.
22 Jun 2015 description
The 2014 - 2015 cyclone season has been one of the most active in terms of the number and intensity of cyclones, as well as the length of season.
16 Jun 2015 description
Global financial requirements for the remainder of 2015 have risen by $2.4 billion to $18.8 billion, to meet the needs of 78.9 million vulnerable people in 37 countries.
16 Jun 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.