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15 Jan 2019 description
The simulation exercise focused on testing and validating capabilities for rapid detection, rapid response, and effective coordination at national and district level.
08 Jan 2019 description
report World Bank, GFDRR
Tasks such as weather modelling or earthquake fault line rupture involve complex science and large amounts of data. This report explores how machine learning can provide more useful answers.
28 Dec 2018 description
The UN has asked donors for $21.9 billion to address 21 humanitarian crises in 2019, including Yemen, its biggest aid operation. This appeal does not include Syria, expected to bring the total to $25 billion.
24 Dec 2018 description
Continued population movement between the DRC and South Sudan border, lack of health system response capacity and on-going instability increases the potential of an outbreak.
20 Dec 2018 description
lA iniciativa busca mediante el juego y el deporte promover el desarrollo de habilidades para la vida y la resiliencia comunitaria.
17 Dec 2018 description
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17 Dec 2018 description
report World Bank
La iniciativa es parte de un compromiso más amplio con países del Caribe y Centroamérica para desarrollar estrategias eficientes, rentables y sostenibles para el manejo de riesgo de desastres.
17 Dec 2018 description
The 2019 HRP seeks to provide basic food, protection, health care, shelter, water and sanitation to 1.4 million Palestinians, who have been identified as most in need of interventions.
13 Dec 2018 description
More than 150 stakeholders reported on their efforts to achieve the changes called for in the Agenda for Humanity, which is beginning to reshape approaches to humanitarian crises.
09 Dec 2018 description
With support from GAVI vaccine alliance, 2,160 doses of vaccine have been allocated to South Sudan and will be administered to protect against Ebola virus-Zaire.
04 Dec 2018 description
The UN and its partners aim to assist 93.6 million of the most vulnerable with food, shelter, health care, emergency education, protection and other basic assistance, according to the GHO.
04 Dec 2018 description
To increase awareness, the participants agreed to intensify risk communication and community engagement to address rumours on Ebola, particularly at the Kasese - Kasindi-Lubiriha border area.
03 Dec 2018 description
WHO continues to support the nine countries neighbouring DRC in their EVD preparedness work, providing both technical expertise and financial help, as it responds to the outbreak.
03 Dec 2018 description
The INFORM GRI can help identify where and why a crisis might occur, which means we can reduce the risk, build peoples’ resilience and prepare better for when crises do happen.
02 Dec 2018 description
report ALNAP
The 4th edition of The State of the Humanitarian System report assesses the performance and progress of the aid system, which responded to multiple crises during 2015-17.
29 Nov 2018 description
Solamente en este año, se estima que 1.5 milones de personas están en riesgo de inseguridad alimentaria por pérdidas parciales o completas en la producción de granos básicos.
28 Nov 2018 description
The region is exposed to high-impact hydrometeorological hazards. Between 1980 and 2007 nearly 98% of disasters were related to hydrometeorological and climate related phenomena.
01 Nov 2018 description
Close to three in five cities worldwide with at least 500,000 inhabitants are at high risk of a natural disaster, cautions UN DESA. Collectively, these cities are home to around one third of the world’s urban population
31 Oct 2018 description
report UN News Service
1400 millones de personas están en peligro de sufrir las consecuencias de ciclones, inundaciones, sequías, terremotos, erupciones volcanes y otros desastres naturales.
31 Oct 2018 description
This study analyses the outcomes of targeted early actions in Mongolia during 2017-18, triggered by warnings that extreme weather posed a major risk to vulnerable livestock herders.