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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.
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.
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.
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.
11 Jul 2017 description
The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.
24 Apr 2017 description
Many of the eight million people hit by the disaster continue to live in temporary shelters. International donors blame numerous factors for the slow pace of reconstruction.
06 Apr 2017 description
A new publication focuses on five priority Asian countries that are highly vulnerable to large-scale natural disasters: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, and the Philippines.
02 Nov 2016 description
In conflict situations, simple communication technologies can help researchers and humanitarian organisations collect more accurate data on the effects of humanitarian aid.
13 Oct 2016 description
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.
24 Jun 2016 description
Over 21,000 individuals are still living in camps after the earthquakes, which have by now deteriorated and are not built to withstand the effects of the oncoming monsoon season.
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.
02 Jun 2016 description
Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37 from 34 in March, according to a new FAO report.
11 May 2016 description
The construction project by the Government of Nepal, the European Union and UNICEF was initiated in nine districts to help restore education for one million children affected by the 2015 earthquakes.
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.
29 Apr 2016 description
Nigeria, Chad and Niger account for three-quarters of the population facing severe food insecurity, in particular communities in north-western Chad, where those facing crisis levels of food insecurity has more than doubled.
28 Apr 2016 description
Nepal’s Reconstruction Authority and its partners are embarking on a programme to provide more than 500,000 low-cost, earthquake-resistant homes to some three million people.
25 Apr 2016 description
Issuing a joint statement, child rights organizations underlined the need of child protection and safeguarding, including psycho-social support, within earthquake reconstruction efforts.
21 Apr 2016 description
An estimated four million people are still living in sub-standard temporary shelters, little progress has so far been made in helping survivors to rebuild permanent homes.
20 Apr 2016 description
UNISDR chief stresses the importance for communities to invest in improving the resiliency of their infrastructure, in a bid to mitigate the level of destruction following an earthquake.