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ECHO Factsheet – India – January 2016

Key messages India is highly vulnerable to natural disasters including cyclones, floods, earthquakes and drought; strengthening people’s resilience to natural disasters is an essential part of the...

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India + 2 more

ECHO Factsheet – India, July 2013

Key messages: Assisting the victims of natural disasters, India being highly vulnerable to cyclones, floods, earthquakes and droughts remains a priority. . Alleviating the emergency needs arising...

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India

MAAIN001 - Annual Report 2011

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2011 Programme outcome The 2011 disaster management (DM) programme focused on four strategic DM objectives of the Indian Red Cross Society...

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Pakistan + 7 more

South Asia (MAA52001) - Annual Report 2011

This report covers the period 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011 In brief Programme outcome The aim of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is to coordinate and...

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Philippines + 5 more

Asian Nations Spending to Reduce Costs of Disastrous Floods

The rising cost of floods in Asia is forcing governments to increase spending on water management plans aimed at preventing future disasters. Thailand says it is trying to prevent a repeat of last...

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Bangladesh + 7 more

South Asia Appeal No. MAA52001 - Programme update no. 2

MAA52001 23 December 2011 This report covers the period 1 July 2011 to 31 December 2011. In brief Programme outcome The aim of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies...

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India

Odisha Floods - DREF operation n° MDRIN007 - Update no 03

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate...

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India

11 killed in rain-related incidents

TNN | Nov 28, 2011, 01.37PM IST CHENNAI: At least 11 people died in flash floods and rain-related accidents in Tamil Nadu on Saturday and Sunday. V Vasuki, 14, was bathing in Vellakarai in Villupuram...

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Despites Asian floods FAO forecasts record rice harvests in 2011

**Rice trade increasing due to strong import demands ** Bangkok, Thailand, 11 Nov 2011 -- Notwithstanding extensive floods in Asia since August, FAO has raised its July forecast of global paddy...

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India

Heavy Rains hit Tamil Nadu & Chennai Coastal Areas

Geneva, 4 November 2011 Brief description of the emergency Due to the north east monsoon, heavy rainfalls have lashed the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu for the last few days. If these conditions...

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