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Myanmar: A country prone to a range of natural disasters

Myanmar ranks first on OCHA’s list of most at-risk Asia-Pacific countries in 2012. The country is vulnerable to a wide range of hazards, including floods, cyclones, earthquakes, landslides and...

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Myanmar: Natural Disasters 2002 - 2012

Myanmar ranks first as the ‘most at risk’ country in Asia the Pacific according to the UN Risk Model. The country is vulnerable to a wide range of hazards, including floods, cyclones, earthquakes,...

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The HC Interview: Myanmar

Last year, OCHA ranked Myanmar as the most at-risk Asia-Pacific country. It is vulnerable to devastating natural disasters, poverty and conflicts. Despite being a resource-rich country with a strong...

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MAAMM002 - Annual report 2011

This report covers the period 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011 In brief Programme outcomes Lives of affected people are saved and improved through timely and effective disaster response and...

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ECHO Factsheet: Burma/Myanmar

Facts & figures EC humanitarian aid 1994 - 2011: In response to natural disasters: €47 million In response to conflict: €85 million Latest: €390,000 in response to flash floods Total: €132.39 million ...

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Myanmar gets real on disaster risk reduction

By Denis McClean Cyclones, earthquakes, floods and drought combined with poverty have spurred the Myanmar government into complete acceptance of the need for a radical overhaul of its approach to...

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ADRA Touching Lives in Myanmar: A Story of Hope

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 For more information, contact: John Torres, Assistant Director of Public Relations 301.680.6357 (office) 301.680.6370 (fax)John.Torres@adra.org To donate to ADRA go to:...

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Asia Pacific Appeal No. MAA50001 Mid-Year Report 2011

This report covers the period 1 January 2011 to 30 June 2011. In brief Summary: The first half of 2011 saw major disaster events occurring in several countries including Australia, Bangladesh, China,...

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World Humanitarian Day marked in Myanmar

Yangon, 19 August 2011 --- World Humanitarian Day is a celebration of people helping people. Every day humanitarian aid workers help millions of people around the world no matter who they are or...

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Quake Victims Struggle to Survive

By SAI ZOM HSENG Thursday, July 28, 2011 People in eastern Shan State are still fighting to recover from the devastation of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked the region in March. And while the...

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Heavy rains hamper shelter construction

YANGON, 26 July 2011 (IRIN) - Heavy rains pounding earthquake-struck Southern Shan State continue to hinder efforts to rebuild the homes of quake survivors, agencies say. Of the 837 households...

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Myanmar: Earthquake DREF operation n° MDRMM004 Update no 2

Period covered by this update: 29 April to 15 June 2011 Summary: On 30 March 2011, CHF 157,540 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Myanmar Red Cross...

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