In the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the incidence of natural disasters—particularly water-related disasters—are on the rise, resulting in an increased exposure to and vulnerability of the population to disasters.
KP CM pledges to rehabilitate infrastructure of quake, flood-hit areas
Is a discussion on climate change even relevant to a third world country like Pakistan?
Floods and earthquake damages stands at $40m in KPK: PDMA
Awareness drive on clean environment
Volunteers to be inducted for disaster management in Mansehra
Climate change threatens food security globally
Earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan, Tajikistan and India
Over 500 suspects arrested in KP police operations
Timely assistance: Solar plants provided to Chitral hospitals
NDMA provides 1,875 tents to earthquake victims
Pakistan most vulnerable country for disasters of climate change
Call for women protection in disasters
Motorists advised to be extra careful during foggy weather
Dealing with disaster: Exhibition focuses on damage limitation
Dengue becomes all season disease in Karachi, 121 more cases surface in a week
Sipah tribe agrees to hand over wanted militants
BALTIMORE, Dec. 1, 2015—Lutheran World Relief, an international NGO working in 35 countries to develop sustainable solutions to poverty and food insecurity, marked #GivingTuesday by releasing its 2016 Early Warning Forecast of regions it is monitoring for potential humanitarian crises over the coming year.
- Pakistan adopting environment-friendly policies to overcome climate degradation: PM
- Minister to raise Pakistan case at climate conference
- What Pakistan needs to do to improve its disaster management
- This air we breathe
- Climate change causing surge in migration: experts
- Earthquake: heirs of 223 dead, 472 injured of KP compensated: NDMA
- Environment: SC dissatisfied with efforts of provinces
- Agencies warn of Da’ishinspired attacks in Punjab
- Nawaz offers France antiterror expertise
Plus d’un demi-milliard d’enfants vivent dans des zones où la fréquence des inondations est extrêmement élevée : 160 millions vivent dans des zones sujettes à de graves sécheresses
Más de 500 millones de niños viven en zonas donde la probabilidad de que ocurran de inundaciones es sumamente alta, 160 millones viven en zonas donde las sequías son extremadamente graves
Children will bear the brunt of climate change: UNICEF
More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence, 160 million live in high drought severity areas
NEW YORK/GENEVA, 24 November 2015 – More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence and 160 million in high drought severity zones, leaving them highly exposed to the impacts of climate change, UNICEF said in a report released ahead of the 21st United Nations climate change conference, known as COP21.
Abnormal rainfall patterns during 2014/2015 have contributed to a spike in food insecurity, which is currently affecting at least 27.4 m people regionally (and this excludes Angola, which has yet to publish official figures; and Madagascar, which did not present to SADC, but where 1.9 m people are food insecure, of which 460,000 people are severely so). In Malawi and Zimbabwe, 2.8 m and 1.5 m people are food insecure respectively.
Project snapshot :
Country : Cameroon
Sector : Water and sanitation
AfDB and related financing: ADF grant USD 36.4 million (Phase I); ADF loan USD 30 million
GEF grant of USD 4 million (Phase II)
construction of a 3.5 kilometre canal on the Mfoundi river bed (Phase 1)
construction of a 6-km long drainage canal along the Mfoundi river's main bed, two towpaths and crossings, four 8-km long drainage canals along the tributaries (Phase 2 expected output)
Aperçu du projet :
Pays : Cameroun
Secteur : Eau et assainissement
Financements BAD et associés : Don du FAD de 36,4 millions de dollars EU (Phase I) ; prêt du FAD de 30 millions de dollars EU
Don FEM de 4 millions de dollars EU (Phase II)
construction d'un canal de 3,5 km sur le lit de la rivière Mfoundi (Phase 1)
This report has been developed collectively with humanitarian partners in the region to inform preparedness and advocacy efforts to mitigate and manage humanitarian risk in the Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region . It presents a four-month trend analysis from June to September 2015 and a humanitarian outlook from October to December 2015. It is the second report in the series and updates the previous scenario report which was published in May 2015.
Immediate Push on Climate-Smart Development Can Keep More than 100 Million People Out of Poverty
Africa and South Asia most threatened regions
WASHINGTON, November 8, 2015 – Climate change is already preventing people from escaping poverty, and without rapid, inclusive and climate-smart development, together with emissions-reductions efforts that protect the poor, there could be more than 100 million additional people in poverty by 2030, according to a new World Bank Group report released before the international climate conference in Paris.
The 2015 Short Rains (October – December) are likely to be enhanced in most parts of the country with varied levels of impacts in the socio-economic sectors. In some parts of the rains are expected to continue into early 2016. The distribution is also expected to be good both in time and space. While the heavy rains may cause disruptions, some sectors may reap maximum benefits from the expected good rains depending on their levels of preparedness.
The IASC Alert, Early Warning and Readiness report is produced bi-annually as an inter-agency effort by the Task Team on Preparedness and Resilience (TTPR) for IASC member agencies. The report highlights serious risks that were either identified as being of particular strategic operational concern or as having a high probability and impact on humanitarian needs. In addition to collaboratively assembling the report, the report includes an analysis of the state of readiness, prepared by OCHA, which is compared against each risk.
Objectives and activities
In 2015, as the Millennium Development Goals reach their deadline, the world can reflect on real progress. Since 1990, thanks to the actions of millions of people around the globe, extreme income poverty has been cut by almost two-thirds, child mortality has fallen by more than half, and more children are attending primary school than ever before.
But these achievements tell only part of the story.
At least four million people in the Pacific face hunger, water shortages and risk of disease this year and next due to droughts and erratic rains, influenced by climate change and the likely development of a ‘super El Niño’.
After a court order, Pakistan will have to clamp down on Climate change
More rain likely in upper areas of country
Sialkot on flood alert
NDMA calls for preemptive measures to tackle flood threat
How climate change has endangered Thar's livestock
No phone signal in a disaster? Solar network ‘in a box’ to the rescue
IAEA praises Pakistan's nuclear security record
Pakistan bound to defeat all perpetrators of terrorism: Army chief
Biometric registration of 41,600 Afghans completed
El nuevo informe de la Federación solicita un mayor reconocimiento y apoyo a los actores humanitarios locales
Publicado: 24 septiembre 2015 Los actores locales muchas veces son los más eficaces en la ejecución de operaciones humanitarias. No obstante, a pesar de desempeñar un papel crítico, deben luchar por atraer los fondos y el apoyo que precisan.