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In Tajikistan, migrant wives lead preparedness and response

OCHA

"In our country, where more than half of the male population works outside the country, it is essential to put women first on the disaster risk reduction agenda if we want to prevent deaths and considerable economic losses in these already impoverished areas," says Muborakhon Akbarova, project manager at Mercy Corps...

  • Jamaica: New World Bank grant to enable 1.7 million Jamaicans to better manage climate risks

    WB

    The grant is aimed at improving the quality and use of climate related information and is aligned with Jamaica's national development plan on hazard risk reduction and climate change adaptation which 'will no doubt enhance our ability to continue on our journey of economic recovery with renewed confidence,' said Jamaica's Minister of Finance and Planning...

  • U.N. raps Philippines for failing to rehouse typhoon homeless

    TRF

    UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons urged the Philippines to speed up completion of housing for thousands made homeless by typhoon Haiyan nearly two years ago: "Many families remain housed in collective 'bunkhouses' that do not meet necessary minimum standards for the provision of basic needs and services." ...

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