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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Every year, natural events, such as earthquakes, floods, storms, heatwaves and droughts cause huge humanitarian and economic damage around the world. Although we are now better able to identify...

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Publisher(s): WHO
Date: Jan 2020
Location: Global

The World Health Organization’s Chemical Releases Caused by Natural Hazard Events and Disasters document provides guidelines and information to planners in the health sector and to public health...

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Esteban León, UN-Habitat, discussed the scoping paper, case studies and draft guidelines UN-Habitat is developing regarding land issues, including access, rights and land administration. UN-...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Vietnam

Following Vietnam’s devastating Typhoon Damrey, which flooded 15 central provinces and claimed 100 lives in November 2017, at least 400,000 people were in need of urgent humanitarian assistance....

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Publisher(s): MCDA
Date: Nov 2022
Location: Global

These Recommended Practices for Effective Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination of Foreign Military Assets (FMA) in Natural and Man-Made Disasters, subsequently referred to as "the Practices",...

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Under de Revised Items & Norms of Assistance from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) and National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) for the period 2015 - 2020 Issued by the Government of...

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Publisher(s): Brookings Institution
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pakistan, Haiti

4 general statements about natural disasters and human rights, brief overview comparing the response to the two disasters, ethical issues raised by the comparison between these two responses.

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This focuses on the coordination structure established by UNHCR and Care International for humanitarian response in northwest Syria. It addresses challenges in the conflict-affected region and the...

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Publisher(s): UN/OCHAShelter Centre
Date: Jul 2008

Isabelle de Muyser-Boucher, UN/OCHA, and Tom Corsellis and Antonella Vitale, Shelter Centre, launched and distributed the guidelines Transitional Settlement and Reconstruction after Natural...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Philippines

Thiscase study submitted by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centerto the Food Agricultural Organization deals with natural calamities in the Philippines. It also analyses the disaster risk...

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