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Date: Feb 2014

In September 17 and 18, hurricane Jeanne affected the northwest of Haiti, killing to more than 1, 600 people and destroying crops, cattle and at least 5, 000 houses. The most important damage...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

A failure to address environmental risks and insufficient inclusion of environmental considerations in relief operations can undermine the relief process, causing additional loss of life,...

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Publisher(s): PA Consulting Group
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Counter Insurgency (COIN) Operations must accomplish three tasks simultaneously: ¢ Influence insurgent-minded individuals to adopt a neutral disposition. ¢ Influence neutral-minded individuals to...

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Publisher(s): Brookings Institution
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pakistan, Haiti

4 general statements about natural disasters and human rights, brief overview comparing the response to the two disasters, ethical issues raised by the comparison between these two responses.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pakistan

Power-point presentation of images witnessed in Sindh, showing degree of deforestation and vulnerability.

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The speakers spoke about the importance of environmental assessments as part of any settlement strategy. They noted that any building programme, or indeed any change of land use, will impact the...

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Graham Saunders from IFRC outlined the challenge facing the humanitarian shelter sector with regard to the increase of disasters due to climate change.  Eight main challenges facing the sector...

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Publisher(s): Maplecroft
Date: Dec 2008

Andrew Hartley of Maplecroft demonstrated how the mapping of hazards and vulnerability of populations can inform predictions of future natural disasters.

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This document is intended to capture discussions from the UK Shelter Forum in a concise format for dissemination. The presentations and discussions from the day have been framed within current HLP...

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Presentation focuses on how to use ECP to inform Shelter and Settlement. Project in summary : 

  • First selected: Bangladesh and Vanuatu 
  • Information on the...

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