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06 Sep 2017 description


Malaria is a major public health problem in Nigeria. The Federal Government of Nigeria has recognised the problem and has been addressing it for years, through primary health care. In 1997, a renewed focus on malaria was initiated, with the first National Malaria Control Policy.

14 Jun 2017 description


A study on Health Cluster implementation lead by Merlin on behalf of the Global Health Cluster has recently identified the "lack of data for decision making" as a major gap.

Through HeRAMS, the Global Health Cluster aims at promoting and supporting good practice in mapping health resources and services availability in emergencies so as to strengthen informed based decision making by the Health Cluster.

I. Problem statement / Issues to be addressed

12 Jun 2017 description

This Guide provides operational and detailed guidance to design and implement the economic component of reintegration programmes for children formerly associated with armed forces and groups and other conflict-affected children.

The Guide contains three parts and ten modules:

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Conceptual Framework of the “How-to” Guide

Part 3: Modules on sectoral aspects of economic reintegration of children formerly associated with armed forces and groups:

Module 1: Identification of the target group

19 Jan 2016 description

UNEP’s Disasters and Conflicts sub-programme is comprised of four operational pillars: post-crisis environmental assessment, post-crisis environmental recovery, disaster risk reduction and environmental cooperation for peacebuilding.

26 Feb 2015 description


Small Country/Multiple Risks

The 7 million people in Tajikistan face:

• Recurrent small disasters (866 deaths and $307 million in damage from 1997 to 2007) arising from geophysical and climatologic hazards;

• A good likelihood of a catastrophic earthquake in the coming decades, and

• A continuation of the compound crisis which, not being effectively addressed in the developmental context, places an additional and unusual burden on humanitarian actors involved in Tajikistan.

27 Jun 2014 description

In 2009, the United Nations Member States decided to make further and decisive progress, within a decade, in controlling illicit drug supply and demand. Many illicit drug markets have reached global dimensions and require control strategies on a comparable scale. In that context, there is a need to better understand these transnational markets and the manner in which they operate. This year's World Drug Report is a contribution towards that objective.

21 Jan 2014 description
report Government of Palau

1.1 Background

This new Palau National Disaster Risk Management Framework 2010 (hereinafter referred to as the ‘PNDRMF’ or ‘Framework’) provides for the strengthening of national disaster risk management structures and mechanisms to support improved disaster/emergency preparedness, response and recovery as well as the more effective integration of disaster risk considerations into the national development planning, including budgetary allocation processes.

A review of the 1999 National Disaster Plan (NDP) provided the foundation for the new Framework.

03 Jan 2014 description

Executive Summary

The National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management (DRM NAP) provides a roadmap of how the Cook Islands will go about implementing the strategy of “establishing a coordinated and effective national disaster risk reduction and disaster management system for all hazards” as articulated under Goal 6 of the National Sustainable Development Plan 2007 – 2010. The NSDP is itself a key planning document linked to Te Kaveinga Nui – Living the Cook Islands Vision. A 2020 Challenge.

27 Dec 2013 description
report Government of Niue

The aim of the Niue National Disaster Plan is to strengthen the resilience of Niue and its communities to  national emergencies through the development of effective preparedness, response and recovery,  arrangements. The plan reflects the commitment by the Government of Niue to strengthening the  resilience of our nation and communities to disasters and supports the vision of the Pacific Regional  Framework for Action 2005 ‐ 2015.

27 Dec 2013 description

This contingency plan for the Gaua Volcano crisis was mandated by the government which will be use as a tool for addressing and mitigating volcano impact on the Gaua population. It has developed specifically for all agencies that are directly involves in humanitarian assistance during the occurrence of volcano eruption. It helps them develop better and appropriate response plan to reduce impact of volcano eruption, before, during and after

26 Dec 2013 description

The objective of the NAPA project for Vanuatu was to develop a country‐wide programme of immediate and urgent project‐based adaptation activities in priority sectors, in order to address the current and anticipated adverse effects of climate change, including extreme events.

26 Dec 2013 description

Plan to prepare for the mass evacuation and relocation of the population of Gaua Island should the  Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level (VVAL) reach level 3. As determined in the VVAL, level 3 warrants for the  whole island population moving to pick up points, and level 4 warrants for an evacuation of the entire Gaua  Island population to safer locations off Gaua Island. Evacuation would follow after a declaration of a State  of Emergency by the President of Vanuatu, after declaration of VVAL 3 and an advice by the National  Disaster Committee, authorizing the National Disaster Management Office di

24 Dec 2013 description
report Government of Tonga


Tonga like the other fifty one Small Island Developing States is highly susceptible to the impacts of climate change and disaster risks. Its susceptibility is principally due to its geographical, geological and socio-economic characteristics.

10 Sep 2013 description


  • Civic education provides a positive framework for collective civic identity. As such, it can be a stabilizing factor in societies suffering from violent conflict and its aftermath.

  • The emphasis of civic education on public participation in governance overlaps with human rights, but the two fields have distinct and separate conceptual bases.

10 Sep 2013 description


Esta Guía sobre el VIH en la Educación en Situaciones de Emergencia proporciona información para profesionales de la educación que ofrecen, gestionan o apoyan servicios de educación en situaciones de emergencia. Proporciona orientación para la integración del VIH, la salud sexual y reproductiva en las respuestas de educación formal y no formal para adolescentes de 10 a 19 años de edad.

06 Mar 2013 description
report European Commission

The project has created a photo voter list of 81 million people


03 Dec 2012 description

Flooding has become a significant urban problem for Indonesia this past decade. Excessive rainfall caused extreme events such as five-year floods, torrential floods and flash floods, and extreme tidal backflows have inundated the low-lying coastal area. Uncontrolled population growth in urban areas, poor land use planning, the lack of understanding among city stakeholders and communities about floods and its disaster risk, and a poor level of knowledge about disaster reduction initiatives and preparedness are the important reasons for the flood events becoming disasters.