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Situation Report – Afghanistan Flooding April 2014

Situation Report – Afghanistan Flooding April 2014

Source: Humanity Road , 2014

Author(s): Darwin Witt

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/03/2015

 

Humanity Road’s Disaster Desk was activated on April 26, 2014 to monitor a flood disaster in northern Afghanistan. Heavy rains beginning on April 24 resulted in severe flash flooding that has left thousands homeless and has killed thousands of livestock. Over 100 people have been killed and more are missing....

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Afghanistan Final Report-Bibliographic Search Results

Afghanistan Final Report-Bibliographic Search Results

Source: ADKN Disaster Risk Management Initiative, 2014

Author(s): Samira Thomas, Emily Williamson and Professor James Wescoat

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 15/02/2015

 

Nationally, Afghanistan experiences a variety of natural and man-made disasters regularly. Natural disasters, including earthquakes, droughts, landslides, avalanches, and floods occur across the country in the context of continued security issues, political instability, overpopulation in urban areas (especially Kabul), unexploded landmines, and pending international forces withdrawing from the country over...

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Humanitarian Implementation Plan-Afghanistan

Humanitarian Implementation Plan-Afghanistan

Source: European Commission, 2014

Author(s): European Commission

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 15/02/2015

 

Severe flooding and landslides in the first half of 2014 seriously affected over 150,000 people. An estimated 8,850 homes were totally destroyed and 8,345 badly damaged. Significant impact on harvests and rural livelihoods is expected. The Shelter Cluster, with the support of OCHA, has developed a Shelter Response Plan (SRP)...

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Disaster Risk Management Overview-Afghanistan

Disaster Risk Management Overview-Afghanistan

Source: Asian Development Bank, 2014

Author(s): Asian Development Bank

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 15/02/2015

 

This document provides an overview of the (i) disaster risk situation in Afghanistan, including the recent experience in dealing with the 2014 floods; (ii) the legal and institutional framework for disaster risk management (DRM), including a proactive approach to reduce potential adverse impact of all natural hazards; and (iii) the...

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Afghanistan: National Progress Report on the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2011-2013)

Afghanistan: National Progress Report on the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2011-2013)

Source: Afghan National Disaster Management Authority , 2013

Author(s): Afghan National Disaster Management Authority

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 15/02/2015

 

The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.  The progress report assesses current national strategic priorities with regard to the implementation of disaster risk reduction actions, and establishes...

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Conservation and Conflict: The Intensification of Property Rights Disputes Under Market-Based Conservation in Chiapas, Mexico

Conservation and Conflict: The Intensification of Property Rights Disputes Under Market-Based Conservation in Chiapas, Mexico

Source: Journal of Political Ecology, 2011

Author(s): Kate Ervine

Countries: Mexico

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 05/02/2015

 

In 2001, the Global Environment Facility's Mexico-Mesoamerican Biological Corridor project was introduced in the Mexican state of Chiapas, with a proposed duration of eight years. The Corridor is an Integrated Conservation and Development Project, intended to connect protected areas rich in biodiversity throughout the region through a series of 'corridors'...

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Green Pretexts: Ecotourism, Neoliberal Conservation and Land Grabbing in Tayrona National Natural Park, Colombia

Green Pretexts: Ecotourism, Neoliberal Conservation and Land Grabbing in Tayrona National Natural Park, Colombia

Source: Journal of Peasant Studies, 2012

Author(s): Diana Ojeda

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/02/2015

 

While conflict-related dynamics are recognized as causes of land grabbing in Colombia, violent processes of exclusion and expropriation behind ‘greener’ projects are often seen as disconnected from them. The case of ecotourism in Tayrona National Natural Park makes it possible to explore the geographies of violence that sustain tourism in...

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Libya: Interagency Rapid Assessment

Libya: Interagency Rapid Assessment

Source: IOM, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNSMIL and WFP, 2014

Countries: Libya

Topics: Assessment, Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 01/02/2015

 

The political crisis and escalation of violence in Libya since May 2014 has led to civilian casualties, massive displacement as well as the destruction of public infrastructure and the disruption of basic services and social protection systems. Humanitarian community estimates that two million people, a third of the Libya population,...

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Afghanistan: Findings on Education, Environment, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Water and Sanitation

Afghanistan: Findings on Education, Environment, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Water and Sanitation

Source: Chr. Michelsen Institute , 2005

Author(s): Holger Munsch, Daud Saba, Sadiqa Basiri, Merete Taksdal, Sarah Grey, Richard Ellert

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/12/2014

 

The Chr Michelsen Institute (CMI) (Lead agency), Copenhagen Development Consultants (Copenhagen DC) and the German Association of Development Consultants (AGEG) undertook during 2005 a multi-donor evaluation of the emergency and reconstruction aid that had been provided to Afghanistan between 2001 to early 2005, on behalf of Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United...

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Beyond Scarcity: Rethinking Water, Climate Change and Conflict in the Sudans

Beyond Scarcity: Rethinking Water, Climate Change and Conflict in the Sudans

Source: Global Environmental Change , 2014

Author(s): Jan Selby, Clemens Hoffman

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2014

 

This article develops a new framework for understanding environment-conflict relations, on both theoretical grounds and through a qualitative historical analysis of the links between water and conflict in the states of Sudan and South Sudan. Theoretically, the article critiques the dominant emphases on ‘scarcity’, ‘state failure’ and ‘under-development’ within discussions...

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