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Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector

Content The Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector draws from the wider body of knowledge on private sector recovery and from documented experiences of past and present disaster planning and...

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World + 4 more

Cases and Practices on Role of Community in Recovery

This compilation presents different cases of post disaster recovery highlighting the role of community. Involvement of community in the overall process of determining what is to be done, how it is to...

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Chile + 3 more

GLOBAL: Health lessons from four big earthquakes

DAKAR, 13 July 2010 (IRIN) - IRIN takes a look at some of the health lessons learned from four large earthquakes in the past decade - India (2001), China (2008), Chile (2010) and Haiti (2010). India ...

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India + 3 more

Health Ministers commit to making health facilities safer

Kathmandu, 8 September 2009: Disasters and emergencies have claimed 750 000 lives in South-East Asia between 1998 and 2009, accounting for 61.6% of all global deaths due to natural disasters. A...

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India + 6 more

An institutional gap for disaster IDPs

FMR 32 Roberta Cohen Climate change is expected to sharply increase the number and severity of natural disasters, displacing millions on all continents. The international community needs to recognise...

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Indonesia + 2 more

Safe health facilities save lives

On World Health Day 2009, the World Health Organization is focusing on the safety of health facilities which are most needed during emergencies but too often become casualties themselves. Dr Samlee...

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India + 5 more

WHO and Philippines to launch safe hospitals campaign

MANILA, 19 August 2008 - The World Health Organization and the Department of Health of the Philippines are launching the 2008-2009 World Disaster Reduction Campaign on Making Hospitals Safe from...

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