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31 Dec 2011 description



  • The estimated cost of damages to infrastructure, agriculture and school buildings amounted to PhP1,393,559,013.50
    Infrastructure - PhP 1,111,522,305.50
    Agriculture - PhP 282,036,708.00


Electric Power supply

  • 98% of the power supply in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan Cities was restored

Water supply

31 Dec 2011 description

Following one of the most challenging and dramatic years for Latin America and the Caribbean in the area of disaster response and public health, 2011 appeared with a sigh of relief, allowing time to reinforce essential, ongoing recovery and response actions as well as look towards the future of disaster management in the Region.

31 Dec 2011 description


The Second National Health Policy (NHP II) puts the client and community at the forefront and adopts a client-centered approach with consideration of both the supply and demand side of healthcare. Good quality of care enhances clients’ satisfaction and their use of services. It increases job satisfaction and motivation among service providers, leading to effective and efficient utilization of resources.

31 Dec 2011 description

The “IOM MENA 10-month report” looks into IOM’s engagement in assisting migrants and displaced population since the start of the Libyan crisis to the end of 2011. Firstly, it provides an insight into Libya, reporting on the activities, operations and challenges faced in gaining access to the besieged locations and reach to the stranded migrants. Secondly, it analyses IOM’s response and activities in four of the Libya`s neighbouring countries, namely Tunisia, Egypt, Chad and Niger.

31 Dec 2011 description

Executive Summary

Purpose of the evaluation

To assess the appropriateness and real time implementation of the ACF integrated approACF since 2007 in Southern Sudan NBeG and Warrap States, in order to verify the ACFievement of its objective (in terms of qualitative and quantitative results), and review and define the most effective approACF and strategy to ACFieve the overall ACF objective of treating and preventing acute malnutrition in the future, in a changing socio political context in South Sudan.

31 Dec 2011 description



  • A total of 37, 802 families/ 171,800 persons were affected in 387 brgys, 58 municipalities, and 17 cities of 16 provinces in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII and CARAGA

  • A total of 15,405 families/ 72,163 persons were evacuated to 27 evacuation centers and are currently being served


  • The total Cost of assistance is PhP 5,125,509.30 provided in Regions VII, X, XI and CARAGA.
31 Dec 2011 description

Kabul — H.E. Dr. Zalmai Rassoul, Afghan Foreign Minister and Mr. Xu Feihong, Ambassador Extraordinary of the People’s Republic of China signed an Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation worth 150 million yuan ($23.5 million) today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This sum is a part of the grant assistance of China to the people of Afghanistan.

31 Dec 2011 description
report UN Population Fund

It was around 10:00 p.m. last December 16 when nine months pregnant Eagil Bautista was roused from sleep by loud voices in her neighbourhood in Zone 7, Barangay Acacia, one of the villages affected in the recent flooding in Cagayan de Oro City in the Philippines.

31 Dec 2011 description



· A total of 45,968 houses were damaged (Totally – 13,369 /Partially – 32,599)


· The estimated cost of damages to infrastructure, agriculture and school buildings amounted to PhP1,390,928,083.50

Infrastructure - PhP 1,111,522,305.00
Agriculture - PhP 279,405,778.00

31 Dec 2011 description


Background: The disaster response environment in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake represented a complex healthcare challenge. This study was designed to identify challenges during the Haiti disaster response.

Methods: Qualitative and quantitative study of injured patients carried out six months after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti to review the surgical inputs of foreign medical teams.

31 Dec 2011 description

Deprived of love and laughter, children globally are afflicted by war, violence, disease, exploitation, neglect and other devastating circumstances. Progress has been made in strengthening their families of origin and preventing child abandonment, but much remains to be done.

31 Dec 2011 description

Executive Summary

“Walking the talk”

It is often only in retrospect that we see the success of interventions. This is true for Dalit movements and organisations struggling at the local or national level as well as for joint efforts of Dalit human rights defenders at the international level.

31 Dec 2011 description

Pakistan's vulnerability to natural and human induced disasters is characterized by earthquakes, floods, droughts, cyclones, landslides, sea hazards and a range of complex emergencies. The response to the earthquake of 2005 signified the importance of a national platform to manage and coordinate the response efforts to deal with the risk of disasters in a synchronized manner.

31 Dec 2011 description


Food security and livelihood

  • From the results of the FGDs, income per affected household has been reduced by 56% for women and 50% for men

  • 44 out of 61 FGDs declared that they are reducing their food intake to two meals per day. Food score consumption results show that only 17 groups have an appropriate diet whereas the rest have either an inappropriate diet (22) or one that is barely appropriate (22)

31 Dec 2011 description

Working environment

The context

Djibouti is a relatively stable country in the East and Horn of Africa, where it plays a pivotal role in the search for a peaceful settlement of the Somalia crisis. The country is the hub for naval forces combating piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. It is host to more than 14,000 refugees, mostly from Somalia, and is also a transit point for mixed migratory flows towards the Middle East and beyond.

31 Dec 2011 description
report United Nations
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El presente informe se basa en una serie de datos originales reunidos por el Grupo Interinstitucional y de Expertos sobre los indicadores de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio, bajo la coordinación del Departamento de Asuntos Económicos y Sociales de la Secretaría de las Naciones Unidas, en respuesta a la petición de la Asamblea General de que se realicen evaluaciones periódicas de los progresos logrados en la consecución de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio.

31 Dec 2011 description


  • Four million people are in urgent need of humanitarian aid in Somalia while most of southern Somalia is in humanitarian emergency.

  • Malnutrition and mortality remain at unacceptable levels in many regions and needs are expected to remain high until the third quarter of 2012.

  • Rains subsided in early December in most parts of Somalia, resulting in improved road and port conditions.