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31 Dec 2010 description
report Government of Peru

PRESENTACIÓN

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

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.

31 Dec 2010 description
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Opportunities for Green Recovery and Reconstruction: An Introduction

Introduction

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

Data protection continues to be a growing field in the context of international organizations. It is also a necessary consideration at national and regional level given the increased use of advanced technology in migration management, data theft, data loss, and unnecessary or inappropriate use and disclosure of sensitive data. While there exists vast literature on data protection, there is limited guidance on protecting personal data in the context of migration. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is pleased to make available its data protection manual.

31 Dec 2010 description

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

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.

31 Dec 2010 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, 9 May 2011 – Since 2006, UNICEF has significantly scaled up work in education in emergencies and post-crisis transition countries through the Back on Track programme. This $201 million initiative, funded by the Dutch Government with an additional $5 million contribution by the European Commission, has ensured that children are supported both at the initial onset of emergencies – by restoring schooling and ensuring a safe learning environment – and by building back education systems in the long run.

31 Dec 2010 description
  1. Drug cartel violence in Mexico's northern states

    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.

31 Dec 2010 description

Introduction

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.

31 Dec 2010 description

INTRODUCTION

The Liberia Market Price Monitor provides information on price changes for the commonly consumed staples as well as other essential non-food commodities that have potential of being exchanged for food.