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South Africa + 13 more

Disasters in Africa: the Case for Legal Preparedness

African communities have always been resourceful when adapting to their environment and today’s threats are forcing them to become ever more resilient. Development issues are high among their...

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World + 19 more

Guidance Note on Recovery: Health

Introduction to Health Recovery Purpose There is currently an abundance of documents, plans and policies that address common issues faced in the mitigation, preparedness and relief phases of natural...

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Nicaragua + 3 more

When Weather Shifts Landmine Danger

Recent weather incidents highlight the danger caused by displaced antipersonnel mines In early August 2010, North Korean landmines drifted along streams between North and South Korea due to heavy...

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Ethiopia + 3 more

Slums, climate change and human health in sub-Saharan Africa

Brodie Ramin (a) Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2009;87:886-886. doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.073445 Sub-Saharan Africa is the least urbanized region in the world. Only 39.1% of the region's...

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Mozambique + 3 more

Southern Africa: New money to mitigate disaster

JOHANNESBURG, 24 July 2008 (IRIN) - In an effort to mitigate the negative impact of climate change, new funding by European Commission's Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) will help bolster disaster...

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Afghanistan + 37 more

Cash and vouchers in emergencies

Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI Paul Harvey Research Fellow, HPG Executive summary Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI...

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Mozambique + 1 more

Swaziland: Regional benefits stressed in water agreement

This article is part of IRIN Special Reports on World Water Day Coinciding with World Water Day on 22 March, IRIN has produced a series of special reports focussing on water resource management...

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Afghanistan + 5 more

Water management in countries in crisis

A major factor in public health and food security Introduction Water - in the headlines This year water is in the headlines more than ever: 2003 has been declared International Year of Freshwater. ...

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Preparedness pays off in Mozambique

Cyclone Japhet continues to batter southern Africa, but in Mozambique, victim of devastating floods in 2000 and 2001, casualties and damage have so far been kept to a minimum, largely as a result of...

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Mozambique

Preparedness pays off in Mozambique

by Solveig Olafsdottir in Maputo Mozambicans have learned through experience not to take news of cyclones lightly. The destruction caused by the two consecutive floods in 2000 and 2001 following...

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Mozambique Floods Feb 2003

At a glance Summary Many children in Mozambique find themselves trapped in a cycle of poverty with inadequate access to basic services in health and education, prone to food insecurity and vulnerable...

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Mozambique

EU finances post-flood reconstruction in Mozambique

MAPUTO, Dec 2, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The European Union (EU) has made available about 5.65 million euros (about 5.65 million US dollars) to finance the second phase of the reconstruction of the...

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Mozambique

UNICEF Mozambique Situation Update 01 Oct 2002

Key Statistics on Mozambique An estimated 69.4 per cent of the total population of 17.0 million is living below the poverty line. Mozambique has one of the highest under-five mortality rates of the...

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