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Pacific humanitarian challenges in global spotlight ahead of World Humanitarian Summit

OCHA ROP

'For the Pacific, the stakes could not be higher with droughts and cyclones presenting a daily threat and the impacts of climate change already lapping at our shores. This report and the Summit in Istanbul on 23-24 May are potential game-changers in addressing the challenges facing our region,' Sune Gudnitz, Head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), Regional Office for the Pacific said...

  • Indonesia: West java prepares Rp75B to anticipate disasters

    Tempo Interactive

    Ahmad Heryawan, West Java Governor, said that he has prepared Rp75 billion in the Contingency Budget Post to anticipate the risks of disaster this year. 'It must be prepared every year. We have to prepare the budget if disaster happens,' he said, and added that similar budget is also being prepared by every district/municipality government to anticipate potential natural disasters...

  • Providing winter warmth to Nepal’s earthquake survivors

    IFRC

    This winter, 53,000 families affected by the 2015 Nepal earthquake are benefiting from cash that enables them to buy winter clothes and blankets. With more than 900,000 houses damaged or destroyed and reconstruction yet to begin, millions of people are still living in temporary shelters. To help people cope, the Nepal Red Cross Society and partners gave 10,000 Nepali rupees to 53,000 families...

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