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World + 10 more

INSARAG: 30 years of urban search and rescue

For the past 30 years, the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) has deployed and coordinated search-and-rescue teams to save lives when an earthquake hits a country and causes...

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Turkey

7th Anniversary of the Van Earthquake

“Regional Level Desk and Field Exercise” was held on the occasion of anniversary of earthquake that took place in Van on October, 2011. According to the scenario of the exercise held on the occasion...

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Turkey

Turkcell and UNDP showcase lifesaving technology

New York—Innovative mobile technology can help save lives when conflicts and disasters strike in emerging countries, according to experts at a high-level event held in New York today by the United...

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Thailand + 1 more

Thailand and Turkey revisited

This year ShelterBox conducted monitoring and evaluation programmes, which involved returning to countries where ShelterBox had deployed aid in response to major disasters. Each programme collated...

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Afghanistan + 16 more

News Behind the News July 2012

A summary of news and reports from the field staff and interns of GHNI, Geneva Switzerland. AFGHANISTAN: HELPING FARMERS TOWARDS SELF SUSTAINABILITY GHNI’s Project Manager reports: “Oribigud Village...

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Turkey

Van operation- Operations Update no: 81

Period covered by this Ops Up date: May-June 2012 GENERAL SITUATION The Turkish Red Crescent, immediately after having been informed of the disaster, alarmed all its units over the country and...

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Malaysia + 18 more

MERCY Malaysia Annual Report 2011

Our Strategic Commitments • Impartiality – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries will be purely on a needs basis and not based on race, religion...

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World + 2 more

USAID/OFDA Disaster risk reduction: Earthquakes - May 2012

OVERVIEW: EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS Earthquakes, as well as the tsunamis, fires, and landslides that can occur in their wake, can devastate communities in a matter of seconds—destroying homes and...

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