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Footprints: Awaran: A year on

MIR Peer Jan, an elder in the area, was observing the construction of a home in Malaar town when I approached him. Silently he gestured all around him, pointing to the changes since the earthquake...

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Iran

A Reconnaissance Report on two Iran, Makran Earthquakes

Iran, Makran Earthquakes ; 16 April 2013, Mw7.8, Gosht (Saravan) and 11 May 2013 Irar (Goharan), Bashagard, SE of Iran Introduction Iran has experienced two strong earthquakes, in April and May 2013,...

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Pakistan

Following devastation, two entrepreneurs look forward

By Waheed Agha and Donna Fernandes* Mashkel, Balochistan Province, Pakistan: Rukeya is a home-based ladies’ tailor whose work was affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck along the...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 10 - 17 June 2013

Snapshot 10 June - 17 June 2013 In Syria, heavy shelling was reported in the provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Dar’a, Deir-ez-Zor, Homs, and Rural Damascus. Heavy fighting continued in Aleppo...

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UN-SPIDER May 2013 Updates

In this issue: UN-SPIDER at a glance Sudan: UN-SPIDER Training Course on space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management Bangladesh: Capacity Building on Space Technologies for Floods Dominican...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 21 - 27 May 2013

Snapshot 21 - 27 May 2013 In Syria, fighting has been intensifying around the opposition-held stronghold of Qusayr and heavy casualties are reported as the Syrian army has allegedly seized about...

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Pakistan

Earthquake survivors receive aid

Thousands of people affected by an earthquake that struck the border region of Pakistan and Iran last month have received vital aid from the government, UN agencies and humanitarian partners. Read...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 13 - 21 May 2013

Snapshot 13 – 21 May In Syria, the Syrian military continued its offensive on opposition-controlled Qusayr, a strategic city in Homs province connecting the capital to the Mediterranean coast. In...

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Pakistan

Hope restored in Pakistan

Barkat is 80 years old. He and his wife were home in the village of Shand in Pakistan when the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the region of Mashkail last month. They lost everything, their belongings...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 6 - 13 May 2013

Snapshot 06 - 13 2013 In Syria, fighting between the Government and opposition groups continued in all governorates apart from Tartous and As-Sweida. Between 9-13 May, Syrian regime forces have...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 29 April - 6 May 2013

In Syria, fighting between the Government and opposition groups continued in all governorates apart from Tartous and As-Sweida. Following a large scale offensive by the Government initiated on 26...

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