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Looking beyond the disaster

By Sam Smith, IFRC The Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Situated on the Pacific ‘ring of fire’, the Filipino archipelago is hit by floods, landslides, typhoons,...

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Philippines

This is OCHA (2016)

OCHA delivers its mandate through… COORDINATION OCHA brings together people, tools and experience to save lives OCHA helps Governments access tools and services that provide life-saving relief. We...

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Cambodia + 3 more

Annual Mekong Flood Report 2012

1. SYNOPSIS Following the significant flood conditions of 2011, the situation during 2012 proved to be quite the opposite. The flood peak and volume were between 30 and 40% below the long term...

Cambodia + 3 more

Annual Mekong Flood Report 2013

1. SYNOPSIS As is now the established format the Annual Flood Report is made up of three major sections: The annual theme, which for 2103 is the regional incidence of typhoons and tropical storms and...

DR Congo + 2 more

Nouvelles études de cas

Étude de cas du CaLP - Soutien au relèvement économique des foyers urbains dans la ville de Karoi, au Zimbabwe Dans la zone urbaine de Karoi, au Zimbabwe, Save the Children a allié des programmes...

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Philippines

Building strength in Rizal

In late September 2009, Typhoon Ketsana barreled into the Philippines, striking the Rizal province hard. It was one of a handful of devastating typhoons to strike the country that year, and it...

Philippines

Clearing The Way For Disaster Preparedness

The Municipality of Pila in Laguna province often experiences flooding, and one of the reasons for this was the area’s clogged tributaries. After Typhoon Ondoy severely affected the Philippines in...

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Anti-flood measures announced for Manila

MANILA, 14 September 2012 (IRIN) - The Philippines government is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in anti-flood infrastructure in the Manila area in a bid to protect against the storms,...

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