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Building stronger, safer homes in disaster-prone Bhutan

When Pema Lhamo, 50, from Thasa in Tsirang district built her new home recently, she did everything to make sure it would be able to withstand quakes, windstorms, fire and other disasters. Thanks to...

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Bhutan + 1 more

Earthquake recovery in schools

On 21 September 2009, Bhutan was hit by an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale. The epicentre of the earthquake was in East Bhutan and affected 10 neighbouring districts. As well as...

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Bhutan

INCREASED SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION IN BHUTAN

BOB MCMULLAN MP PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FEDERAL MEMBER FOR FRASER Australia will work with the Royal Government of Bhutan to ensure school children have...

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Afghanistan + 7 more

South Asia: Appeal 2009-2010 (MAA52001) - Annual report

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2009 In brief Programme purpose: As outlined in the 2009-2010 plan, the aim of the International Federation South Asia regional office is to...

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Bhutan + 8 more

CERF Newsletter Nov 2009

CERF Advisory Group meets to discuss Fund management and operations On 2 and 3 November, the CERF Advisory Group met in New York. During the meeting, the Advisory Group received a brief from the...

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Bhutan + 7 more

UNICEF humanitarian action update: Asia-Pacific 16 Oct 2009

UNICEF urgently requires US$1,9 million to respond to the needs of nearly 10 million people directly affected by multiple disasters across the Asia-Pacific region - UNICEF is providing immediate...

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Indonesia + 6 more

UNDP responds to the Asia Pacific disasters

Over the past few weeks, the Asia Pacific region has been struck by a series of multiple disasters that have killed more than 1,500 people, and affected upwards of 7 million others. UNDP, along with...

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Bhutan + 5 more

UNFPA responds to multiple disasters in Asia and the Pacific

BANGKOK, 8 October 2009 - Following the recent series of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is providing humanitarian assistance in affected...

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Bhutan

CERF allocates $460,000 for temporary shelters in Bhutan

The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has allocated $460,000 for temporary shelters in Bhutan after an earthquake struck the country on 21 September 2009. The earthquake registered at 6.3...

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