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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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

This report covers the period 1 July to 31 December 2010.

Programme summary:

Red Cross National Societies are community-based organizations.

31 Dec 2010 description

Executive Summary

Yemen is a net-food-importing country with an import dependency for 90% of its overall domestic wheat and 100% of its rice requirements, the country's two main staples.

31 Dec 2010 description

The global food crisis of 2007-2008 was characterized by a sharp spike in the prices of most commodities, including staple grains. This analysis examines the degree to which changes in world food markets influence the price of staple foods in Sub-Saharan Africa. The analysis is based on more than 60 price series from 11 African countries. After examining price trends over 2007-2008, we use an error correction model to estimate the degree of price transmission.

31 Dec 2010 description

Executive Summary

- In December, 58,268 households were supported with non-food items and emergency shelter from the NFI Common Pipeline in Darfur.

- The NFI Common Pipeline core partners for transport and procurement, IOM and UNICEF, received CHF Emergency Reserve funding of $350,000 and $800,000 respectively. This has been of particular significance in the case of IOM as it allowed resumption of the winter season transportation activities of the CP, stalled since the end of October.

31 Dec 2010 description

This section summarizes FEWS NET's most forward-looking analysis of projected external emergency food assistance needs, six months from now, in countries where FEWS NET has a staff presence. Overall needs at a national level are compared to typical needs at this time of year during the last five years and categorized as Above-average, Average, and Below-average/No need. A star (*) indicates new information this month. Projected lean season months that are highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.