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Piloting a Disaster Response Facility

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY During the 10th replenishment of the Asian Development Fund (ADF XI), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and ADF donors agreed to pilot the Disaster Response Facility (DRF) in the ADF...

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Bangladesh

After the Deluge

Sirajganj, Bangladesh─ When the rain-swollen Jamuna River breached its banks and inundated Sirajganj town 4 years ago, the streets were under knee-deep water, forcing shutdowns of businesses and...

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India + 7 more

Tsunami report 5 year anniversary - Dec 2009

Overview The December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake off the coast of Indonesia triggered a massive tsunami that spread throughout the Indian Ocean, leaving nearly 230,000 dead or missing and...

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Bangladesh + 8 more

Mercy news and year 2008 annual report - Nov 2009

Improving the Academic Performance and Nutrition of Children in Gaza From October 2009 to June 2010, Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is partnering with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency...

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Nepal

In flood-stricken Nepal communities, ADRA plants a SEED of hope

SILVER SPRING, Md. - On August 1, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) launched a new project called SEED, which aims to support and empower socially and economically marginalized...

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Daily news brief, 27 Jul 2009

(extract) The Netherlands offered assistance to Bangladesh in facing the challenges stemming from the global climate change. Dutch Ambassador in Bangladesh Bea Ten Tusscher gave the assurance when...

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Pakistan

Pakistan: Timeline on human displacement since 2004

LAHORE, 5 July 2009 (IRIN) - The recent conflict-related population displacements in northwestern Pakistan - with some two million internally displaced persons (IDPs) according to the UN Office for...

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