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The flash floods caused by Tropical Storm Washi destroyed a large portion of the city center of Cagayan de Oro. Macasandig and Isla de Oro were the worst affected urban barangays (or neighborhood...

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ABOUT THE COURSE Aid agencies in recent urban emergencies have often lacked the ability to respond effectively in these environments. The urban context is much more complex than many rural or camp...
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 'The management of excreta during an emergency in an urban context has very limited options. This report puts forward a few areas for further exploration and development:  Easy to implement,...

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Publisher(s): UNEP
Date: Jul 2021
Location: World, Barabados, SIDS

This document can also be found on the official website of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP):www.unep.org. The...

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When emergencies occur in urban areas, humanitarian and development actors do not necessarily know how to work with, or in support of, local governments responsible for their respective...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Italy

For decades, WFP has been on the frontline of the fight against hunger. But today, the global context in which WFP operates is rapidly changing. New challenges areemerging. High commodity prices,...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

In emergency conditions, the realization of a settlement develops according to an unplanned process then affecting the transformation - often permanent - of places through the imposition of...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

There is a long overdue requirement for urban multi-storey and self-build small buildings to improve the standard of their construction. After almost every urban earthquake, the call goes out for...

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"Capacity building in this manual defines the process of identifying and supporting existing urban search and rescue (USAR) resources or developing new capacity through the creation of systems and...

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