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Building With the Next Hurricane in Mind in Cuba

HAVANA, Oct 5 2012 (IPS) - The main challenge that climate change poses for architecture in Cuba is that local residents themselves should be able to adapt and prepare their homes for the...

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Cuba

Living in the Heart of Hurricane Alley in Cuba

HAVANA, May 24, 2012 (IPS) - In Los Palacios, a farming community in the western Cuban province of Pinar del Río, local residents are still working hard to rebuild after the damage caused by two of...

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Kyrgyzstan + 8 more

ACTED Newsletter n°69 February 2011

Content ACTED engages Kyrgyz youth in the promotion of peace and development (Kyrgyzstan) The benefits of developing the milk value chain (Nicaragua) Building the Pokot communities' resilience to...

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Haiti

Rural Haiti: The issue is food

By Chris Herlinger/CWS Petite Riviere de l'Artibonite, Haiti-It was nearing the end of another hot, sunny day near Petite Riviere in the northern department, or province, of Artibonite, and Arnold...

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Haiti

DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION du 5/08/2010 concernant l'adoption et le financement d'une mesure spéciale en faveur de la République d'Haïti, à financer sur le 10e Fonds européen de développement

Bruxelles, le 5/08/2010 C(2010) 5286 final LA COMMISSION EUROPéENNE, vu le traité sur le fonctionnement de l'Union européenne, vu l'accord de partenariat ACP-CE signé à Cotonou le 23 juin 20001, tel...

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Cuba + 2 more

Latin Caribbean: Appeal No. MAA49002 Annual Report

This report covers the period 01 January 2009 to 31 December 2009. In brief Programme purpose: The Latin Caribbean Regional Representation implements the strategy outlined in the Federation of the...

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Haiti

Haïti : Préparation en vue de la saison des ouragans

Haïti - Des efforts sont déployés à travers Haïti en préparation des tempêtes tropicales et des ouragans qui constituent cette année un danger particulier en raison du million et demi de personnes...

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Haiti

HAITI - Preparing for the Hurricane Season

Efforts are being stepped up across Haiti in preparation for a summer of tropical storms and hurricanes, which this year pose a particular danger because of the 1.5 million displaced people living in...

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China + 8 more

City leaders join UN Making Cities Resilient campaign

Geneva, Switzerland - Local governments are showing their commitment to protect cities and citizens from natural hazards by signing up to a new global disaster risk reduction campaign. Davos...

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Haiti

UN WARNS OF FURTHER HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN HAITI

(Port au Prince/New York, 1 June 2010): The formal start of the hurricane season today - predicted to be even worse than usual - heralds a new and potentially worse crisis in the ongoing humanitarian...

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