DHAKA, 21 October 2009 (IRIN) - Fishermen
and experts agree: climate change is taking its toll in the world's largest
bay, with more sudden changes in atmospheric pressure and storms. "Global climate...
Executive summary In the context of Asia Pacific Zone,
its demographic, socio-economic and environmental trends, and the International
Federation's strategic priorities, South Asia remains one of the...
This report covers the period 1 January
to 30 June 2009. In brief Programme purpose: As outlined
in the 2009-10 plan, the aim of the International Federation South Asia
regional office is to increase...
By Indra Adhikari Nirmal Adhikari Kathmandu, 10 May 2009 - Nepal
Red Cross Society (NRCS) and the South Asia Regional Delegation (SARD)
of the International Federation jointly organised an induction...
Bangkok_(dpa) _ As Asia enters this
year's cyclone season, humanitarian relief groups are waiting nervously
for the next disaster to hit to see how much of a crimp the global financial
crisis has put...
On 30 April, International Development
Minister Mike Foster launched DFID's
5th Meeting our Promises update,
sharing our 2008 achievements in water and sanitation. The External Water
Forum - Water &...
(extract) The government has allocated 15 tons
of rice and Tk 40,000 for the cyclone-affected people of the coastal upazila
of Banshkhali in Chittagong. This is the worst-hit of five coastal upazilas...