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Chile + 5 more

Cost of natural disasters $109 billion in 2010-U.N.

Developing countries shoulder rising costs from disasters * Earthquakes, floods cost $109 bln in 2010 vs $35 bln 2009 * Decaying infrastructure described as risk in urban areas By Laura MacInnis...

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Afghanistan + 10 more

Haiti Dominates Earthquake Fatalities in 2010

Released: 1/11/2011 12:44:35 PM Contact Information: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey Office of Communication 119 National Center Reston, VA 20192 Heidi Koontz Phone:...

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Chile

SEGUIMOS TRABAJANDO JUNTOS, RECONSTRUYENDO CHILE

La respuesta humanitaria al impacto del Terremoto de febrero 2010 y la subsiguiente actividad sísmica, y en especial la provisión de alojamiento de emergencia, ha significado un esfuerzo integrador...

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oPt + 11 more

Looking back, Ban calls 2010 'a big year for the United Nations'

17 December 2010 - In his end-of-year "state of the world" news conference, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called 2010 "a big year for the United Nations," with progress on issues from...

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Haiti + 7 more

DEUTSCHE POST DHL AND UN OCHA EXTEND HUMANITARIAN PARTNERSHIP

(Geneva/New York/Bonn, 14 December 2010): The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading post and logistics service provider,...

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Argentina + 12 more

Americas Zone: Mid-Year Report, Appeal No. MAA42003

This report covers the period 01 January 2010 to 30 June 2010. In brief Programme purpose: The Americas Zone Office is guided in its work with the 35 Red Cross Societies of the Americas by the...

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Chile

Earthquake and Tsunami Response Continues in Chile

More than eight months have passed since an earthquake and resulting tsunami killed more than 500 people and wiped out hundreds of thousands of homes in Chile. In the midst of the destruction-and...

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