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31 Mar 2013 description
After several years of mega-disasters and consequent high funding for disaster response, international humanitarian disaster funding dipped to the relatively low 2009 level.
01 Sep 2011 description
Bahamas, September 1, 2011 (PAHO/WHO)- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and The Bahamas and Turk and Caicos health authorities are launching an appeal for international assistance to help 220,000 people, that were affected by Hurricane Irene last week. The goal of this appeal is to...
26 Aug 2011 description
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25 August 2011 – Hurricane Irene killed two people in Haiti, flooded houses, cut roads, unleashed landslides and devastated farm fields during its passage off the coast of the Caribbean country earlier this week, the United Nations reported today. Nearly 1,000 people were evacuated to emergency...
24 Aug 2011 description
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24 August 2011 – Hurricane Irene has left impoverished Haiti relatively unscathed, with only isolated damage from flooding and no widespread serious emergencies in a country that is still struggling to recover from last year’s devastating earthquake, the United Nations reported today. Irene is...
23 Aug 2011 description
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22 août 2011 – Les employés des Nations Unies en Haïti ont activé les systèmes de réponse d'urgence pour se préparer à l'arrivée de l'ouragan Irène qui balaye actuellement la région des Caraïbes. Irène, qui était jusque-là une tempête tropicale, est devenue un ouragan...