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Angola + 12 more

International cooperation on humanitarian assistance in the field of natural disasters, from relief to development - Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/356)

Sixty-fifth session Item 70 (a) of the provisional agenda Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations Summary The present report…

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UN Document
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UN GA
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20 Jul 2011
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Kenya + 5 more

Climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa

(Extract) What is DFID doing? Building climate knowledge and capacity DFID is supporting programmes to improve knowledge of the impacts of climate change at the local level in Africa. We were instrumental in facilitating the design of Africa's Climate for Development in…

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News and Press Release
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DFID
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Kenya + 12 more

2000-2009, the warmest decade

Press Release No.869 Geneva, 8 December 2009 (WMO) - The year 2009 is likely to rank in the top 10 warmest on record since the beginning of instrumental climate records in 1850, according to data sources compiled by the World…

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News and Press Release
Source:
WMO
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21 Mar 2011

Mozambique + 18 more

South, West, and North Africa - Disaster Risk Reduction Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2009

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA) FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA) BACKGROUND Many countries in Africa are beset by a range of disasters, from complex emergencies to drought, floods, cyclones, and earthquakes. Climate variability, rapid population…

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Situation Report
Source:
USAID
Posted:
21 May 2020
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Kenya + 4 more

Factbox - Climate risks, and how to limit damage

Aug 31 (Reuters) - A 150-nation conference in Geneva is looking at ways to improve climate information to help people cope with ever more droughts, floods, sandstorms and rising sea levels projected this century. The Aug. 31-Sept. 4 talks are…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Reuters
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Madagascar + 6 more

Breastfeeding a crucial priority for child survival in emergencies

NEW YORK, USA, 31 July 2009 - UNICEF and the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action are commemorating World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August 2009, by underscoring the vital importance of breastfeeding during emergencies. Globally, only 38 percent of infants under the age…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNICEF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Burundi + 13 more

Eastern Africa Zone: Plan 2009-2010 (MAA64001)

Executive summary The Eastern Africa Zone covers 14 National Societies (NS) - Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The Zone has four country representations in Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia and two…

Format:
Appeal
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
24 Apr 2017
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Kenya + 11 more

Soaring food prices and the rural poor

The prices of basic food commodities have increased rapidly over the past three years. In only the first quarter of 2008, wheat and maize prices increased by 130 percent and 30 percent respectively over 2007 figures. Rice prices, while…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
IFAD
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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