Disaster Risk Management

Sustained support for Haiti and Panama is needed, UN relief chief said

Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief...

Disaster displacement can be decreased by improved risk management

Last year, 18.8 million people were displaced by extreme weather events such as floods,...

Gender perspectives in disasters to be mainstreamed by ASEAN

At the latest Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) the leaders...

Are crowdsourced apps the future for disaster response?

A crowdsourced mobile app was used for the time during an emergency response drill...

What lessons have been learnt from the 2017 hurricane season?

The World Meteorological Organisation, the Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and...

WMO to increase action on water

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has amended its water strategy in light...

Kenya is investing $200 million in climate change protection

Kenya has secured a huge injection of new investment from the World Bank to spend...

Keep global warming below 1.5 degrees to avoid its disastrous effects, warns UN

The former United Nations Climate Chief, Christiana Figueres, has warned that the...

Nature-based solutions are key to tackling water insecurity, says UN

The UN’s annual World Water Development Report 2018 has highlighted the need...

Thousands of Rohingya refuges have moved to safer ground ahead of monsoon season

The UN Migration Agency, IOM, have successfully relocated 12,000 Rohingya refugees...

IFRC launch new ‘game changer’ humanitarian fund

Yesterday, 8th May 2018, marked world Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. To mark the...

Cox’s Bazar is getting ready for monsoon season

The refugee camp of Cox’s Bazar is readying itself for the approaching monsoon...

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