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10 Aug 2016 description

Introduction

There is agreement in the scientific community that the global food system will experience unprecedented pressure in the coming decades – demographic changes, urban growth, environmental degradation, increasing disaster risk, food price volatility, and climate change will all affect food security patterns.

09 Aug 2016 description

Melanie Hilton, Yee Mon Maung and Virginie Le Masson

This case study is one of four commissioned by BRACED to assess the links between resilience and gender in partners’ projects. It documents approaches used to promote gender equality within the BRACED Myanmar Alliance, as well as the latent challenges and opportunities in this process.

27 Jul 2016 description
report Inter Press Service

By Neeta Lal

NEW DELHI, Jul 26 2016 (IPS) - Deepa Kumari, a 36-year-old farmer from Pithoragarh district in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, lives in a one-room tenement in south Delhi’s Mongolpuri slum with her three children. Fleeing devastating floods which killed her husband last year, the widow landed up in the national capital city last week after selling off her farm and two cows at cut-rate prices.

14 Jun 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

MAPS PAKISTAN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PAKISTAN SECURITY ANALYSIS MAP

Wet spell throughout next week in upcountry

Earthquake of moderate intensity jolts Chitral and Malakand

Green Pakistan Programme:Climate ministry seeks provinces’input

Met Office warns of heavy monsoon across Pakistan

Pakistan asks Afghanistan to probe unprovoked firing at Torkham

Civil-military interaction and foreign policy

NPoliceman accused of disrespecting church, manhandling pastor

17 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Deforestation exposes Pakistan to natural threats

  • Climate change to affect over 1 billion people by 2060

  • Climate change badly affecting agriculture in Pakistan

  • Women’s health must be a priority in district disaster management plans

  • More dengue cases reported in city

  • Governor for coordinated efforts to combat heatwave

  • India’s supersonic missile test will disturb balance of power in region: Sartaj

10 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • PM wants climate change policy implementation
  • Newcastle virus kills 50 peacocks in Thar
  • Avalanches and rainfall cause devastation in Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Urgent anti-dengue campaign to be launched in Rawalpindi
  • Can Pakistan act on climate change?
  • KP CM for long-term plan to protect flood-vulnerable areas
  • Pakistan concerned at nuclearisation of Indian Ocean
  • Afghan border security official arrested from Pishin over spying charges
  • Indian spy agency RAW’s agent arrested from Karachi
  • Huge …
03 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • Expected heatstroke, arrangements made at Government services hospital

  • Temperature on the rise in different cities

  • Sindh without a disease warning system since past 15 months

  • Scattered Rain-Dust storm predicted during coming week

  • Sindh govt to set up climate change, environment, coastal development dept

  • Pakistan and Climate Change

  • PM claims restoration of peace in major cities including Karachi

26 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • Pakistan boosting capacity to check adverse impacts of climate change: Nisar

  • Environment issues highlighted on Earth Day

  • Pakistan to sign historic climate change pact today

  • Hot spell to prevail in Karachi: Met office

  • Public health: ‘Six dengue fever cases reported this year’

  • Over 800 illegally appointed policemen face the axe in Sindh

  • Gang extorting millions from ‘corrupt’ officials busted

19 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

Landslides, flash floods on KKH must be an eyeopener for CPEC planners

More dengue cases appear in city

Pakistan prepares 10-year National Flood Programme

Tharparkar Deserves Special Attention

Heavy rains, landslides damage 600 houses in GB

Army led operation continues against Chhotu gang in south Punjab

RAW runs special cell to sabotage CPEC, says secretary defence

JF-17 enhances PAF squadron’s firepower

Provincial transplant authority being made functional, says health minister

12 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

Four dead as 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Punjab, KP

26 more dengue cases surface in city

Climate Change worse than terrorism

KPK torrential rains, land sliding killed 66, damaged 925 houses: PDMA

Weather anomalies and climate-induced migration

Future preparations: Govt gears up for upcoming heatwave

KP to seek Kabul’s help against extortion calls

Contempt: Arrest warrants issued for 30 cops

212 people arrested for propagating hate speech

04 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS

Rain, snowfall hit parts of KP

LDA’s urban development plan to ‘hit environment’

First case of 2016 from district tested positive at HFH

Contingency plan ready to cope with heatwave emergency

Sea intrusion, sinking of Indus delta threaten coastline

No escape from disasters

KP to seek Kabul’s help against extortion calls

Punjab CM, security czar and army chief discuss Punjab operation

HRCP report 2015: Pakistan witnesses significant drop in violence

01 Jul 2015 description

Genève, le 1er juillet 2015 (OMM)

L’Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM) et l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) ont publié ensemble de nouvelles directives sur les moyens de faire face aux menaces que les vagues de chaleur font peser sur la santé. Celles-ci sont en effet de plus en plus fréquentes et intenses en raison du changement climatique.

01 Jul 2015 description

WMO, WHO Issue Guidance on Heat Health Warning Systems

Geneva 1 July 2015 (WMO)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have issued new joint guidance on Heat–Health Warning Systems to address the health risks posed by heatwaves, which are becoming more frequent and more intense as a result of climate change.

25 Jun 2015 description

U.S.A. - Severe weather
• Severe weather, including thunderstorms, strong winds, heavy rain, hail and tornadoes affected several areas of Midwest and Mid-Atlantic United States on 21-23 June. Several tornadoes were reported in the states of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas and Michigan on 22 June.
• According to media (as of 23 June), seven people were injured and several damages occurred, mostly in the area of Coal City in northern Illinois.

28 May 2014 description

Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change, and a new scale of coordinated action is essential to prevent the dangerous health effects of heat stress.

29 Oct 2012 description

Ginebra, 29 de octubre de 2012 (OMS/OMM) – Paralelamente al cambio climático que sufre el mundo, aumentan los peligros para la salud humana. El Atlas del Clima y la Salud, publicado hoy conjuntamente por la Organización Mundial de la Salud y la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM), ilustra algunos de los problemas más acuciantes que ello plantea.

29 Oct 2012 description

Genève, le 29 octobre 2012 (OMS/OMM) – Alors que le climat continue de changer dans le monde, les dangers augmentent pour la santé de l’être humain. L’atlas de la santé et du climat (The Atlas of Health and Climate), publié aujourd’hui conjointement par l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé ( OMS) et l’Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM), illustre certains des défis actuels et émergents les plus pressants.

16 Aug 2012 description
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