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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.
01 Oct 2014 description
A guide explains the rationale behind the creation of the Humanitarian Communications Unit and how timely contextualized information reaches communities affected by disaster.
22 Jan 2014 description
report CDAC Network
A learning review analyses the Communication with Communities Working Group, which OCHA established for the first time as part of the Bopha emergency response.
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.
09 Dec 2013 description
As recent events have shown, internal displacement is a recurring feature in the Philippines and adequate protection mechanisms need to be put in place to ensure IDPs are able to exercise their rights.
28 Oct 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
15 Oct 2013 description
Snapshot 08 – 15 October In Syria, heavy fighting is ongoing in Rural Damascus, Dar’a, Aleppo, Idleb and Homs, with government forces making gains in Rural Damascus while the opposition has won ground in Dar’a. Despite the call of al-Qaeda’s leader for opposition fighters to unite,...
08 Oct 2013 description
Handbook developed with OCHA’s partners provides information on the provincial environment, including government agencies and NGOs and projects by geographical and thematic area.
08 Oct 2013 description
As of 8 October, almost 3 million people living across 30 of Thailand’s 77 provinces were affected by floods caused by heavier than usual monsoon rains.
02 Aug 2013 description
report Save the Children
The Philippines has taken great strides in recent years in improving its disaster management capacity. It provides a case study of the challenges faced by governments throughout the region.
01 Jul 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
25 Jun 2013 description
With a deficit of $47 million, the revised plan seeks to address the humanitarian and early recovery needs of the communities affected by Typhoon Bopha in eastern Mindanao.
14 Jun 2013 description
Three workshops were conducted to elicit the views of those responding to the emergency and community consultations also took place separately to garner feedback from people directly affected.
04 Jun 2013 description
Uprooted trees, toppled electric posts and debris from destroyed houses, schools and other buildings scatter the landscape. Many families in the worst-hit provinces continue to live in tent cities and temporary structures.
27 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
21 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
17 May 2013 description
Families still live in evacuation centers or ‘tent cities’ and in spontaneous settlements in tents or makeshift emergency shelters. The humanitarian appeal is less than half funded.
13 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
06 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
29 Apr 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.