En diciembre del año 2008, mediante Resolución Jefatural Nº 486 – 2008-INDECI, el Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil aprobó el Plan Nacional de Educación Comunitaria en Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres, el mismo que enmarca las intenciones educativas que desarrollan los Gobiernos Regionales para fortalecer la Cultura de Prevención en la población peruana.
The 2010 Inter-agency Field Manual on Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings is an update of the 1999 Reproductive Health in Refugee Situations: An Inter-agency Field Manual, the authoritative guidance on reproductive health interventions in humanitarian settings.
It is important for every country to consider whether it should initiate an effort to develop, review, and/or improve their chemical accidents programme. UNEP created this Guidance to support such efforts.
The guidelines presented in this document represent a common cluster approach towards livestock related activities in Somalia, based on best practice, cultural, social and environmental acceptability. The guidelines in no way detract fro m the participation of disaster-affected communities in t he assessment, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation o f assistance programs. These guidelines are also intended to provide strong justification for recommending certain livelihood protection and structural agricultural interventions for emergency response.
There have been significant interdecadal and interannual fluctuations in the frequency of tropical cyclone (TC) formation and occurrence over the Western North Pacific (WNP) in the last 50 years. Different interpretations on the trend of TC frequency over WNP have been reported, depending upon the best track dataset, analysis period, TC classification, etc.. Thus, based on available publications, we cannot conclude whether there is a long term trend in the TC frequency over WNP.
All children and young people have the right to good quality education.* In all regions of the world, children and young people with disabilities are starting to be included in schools and other non-formal places of learning. They are participating actively and successfully in learning and they are achieving.
This document is for humanitarian health actors working at national and sub-national level in countries facing emergencies and crises. It applies to Health Cluster partners, including governmental and non-governmental health service providers.
These guidelines are intended to help Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) incorporate effective gender-sensitive and inclusive approaches into their disaster management strategies when assisting communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
This compilation presents different cases of post disaster recovery highlighting the role of community. Involvement of community in the overall process of determining what is to be done, how it is to be done, who it is to benefit, and how to implement decisions to ―build back better‖ are emphasized.
Although disasters wreak havoc, the rebuilding efforts that follow represent a significant and important opportunity to restore communities in a more environmentally and socially sustainable way. Humanitarians, conservation practitioners, government officials, local communities, and donor organizations can take steps to ensure reconstructed communities are built back safer through actively addressing environmental sustainability, reducing risk and vulnerability to future disasters, and adapting to the realities of our changing climate.
- Drug cartel violence in Mexico's northern
In 2006, the Mexican government of Felipe Calderón launched a military offensive against the country's drug cartels. The intervention of the armed forces in cornering rival groups reportedly sparked vicious turf wars over previously agreed trafficking routes.
La première édition de cette Revue des bonnes pratiques sur la Gestion opérationnelle de la sécurité dans des contextes violents (également appelée RBP 8) a été publiée en 2000. Elle est, depuis, un document novateur en matière de gestion de la sécurité opérationnelle humanitaire et on lui attribue d'avoir facilité la compréhension des bonnes pratiques dans ce domaine pour l'ensemble de la communauté des organisations opérationnelles.
MAG Burundi started in 2007 with a programme to support the Government of Burundi in reducing the threat of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and unsecured stockpiles.
In developing countries where access to and use of renewable natural resources essential to rural livelihoods are highly contested, improving cooperation in their management is increasingly seen as an important element in strategies for peacebuilding, conflict prevention, and longer-term social-ecological resilience.
-According to a December 2010 crop assessment report by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, maize production is estimated at 206,145 metric tons, up from 155,503 metric tons in 2009. The production of millet and sorghum decreased to 63,625 and 132,458 metric tons in 2010 from 94,077 and 136,577 respectively in 2009.
Overview of household food security between August and December 2010
- Overall food security situation is similar to the April-July period (6% severe and 24% moderate) but the dietary diversity of households not cultivating crops and living in remote areas and the number of meals eaten daily decreased.
- Rural households still benefit from a fairly good harvest, healthier livestock and high remittances but seasonal employment opportunities are decreasing.
- High staple food prices represent the main threat to households' food security.