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Disaster Displacement (3 February 2020)

Disasters displace more people than conflict and violence As climate change intensifies, extreme weather events, such as floods, storms, bushfires and heatwaves are forcing millions from their homes...

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Resilience Building Handbook

Summary of the handbook From the heart of Tanzania to the mountains of Ethiopia to the borders of Bangladesh and Nepal; VSO's resilience programming is rapidly increasing. Volunteers, staff and...

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Emergency preparedness in disaster-prone Indonesia

Taufiq and his family know all too well how devastating an earthquake can be. A series of earthquakes struck his village in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, last year. “I was inside the house with my...

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Pregnant Women are Particularly Vulnerable to Disasters

They're often an afterthought in disaster preparedness, but pregnant women – and their babies – can experience grave consequences after a catastrophe. By Talya Meyers DECEMBER 23, 2019 4:17 AM A...

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Cash Preparedness Learning Lab - Asia-Pacific Region

Asia Pacific Humanitarian Overview The Asia-Pacific region continues to be the world’s most disaster-prone region and is the most affected by natural disasters. The poorest countries and communities...

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