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Philippines: Humanitarian Leadership Academy, ACF agree to study disaster preparedness

ACF International

The MoU highlights the development of case studies with practical information on disaster risk reduction and preparedness, climate change adaptation, recovery, resilience programming, and crisis-sensitive development, following the experiences of local community actions introduced in Arakan valley by Action Against Hunger...

  • NOAA: Below-normal Atlantic hurricane season is likely this year

    NOAA, United States of America - gov

    'A below-normal season doesn’t mean we’re off the hook. As we’ve seen before, below-normal seasons can still produce catastrophic impacts to communities,' said NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D. Storm surge is often the greatest threat to life and property from a tropical cyclone, and it can occur at different times and at different locations from a storm's hazardous winds.

  • Vanuatu urged to cyclone-proof buildings

    RNZI

    Jane Rovins of Massey University says Vanuatu's development partners need to do more to help it prepare for disaster, reports Radio New Zealand. 'We spend billions of dollars a year on disaster response and we spend pennies comparatively on disaster risk reduction,' said Rovins...

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