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Promoting Climate-Resilient Peacebuilding in Fragile States

Promoting Climate-Resilient Peacebuilding in Fragile States

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2015

Author(s): Alec Crawford, Angie Dazé, Anne Hammill, Jo-Ellen Parry, and Alicia Natalia Zamudio

Topics: Basic Services, Climate Change, Governance, Programming

Added: 15/04/2015

 

Efforts to help fragile states move onto a path toward stability and sustainability continue to face enormous challenges. Climate change is one of these challenges. This is true for a number of reasons: the high exposure of many fragile states to climate risks, their economic reliance on climate-dependent sectors (particularly...

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Afghanistan Flash Floods Situation Report 

Afghanistan Flash Floods Situation Report 

Source: OCHA, 2014

Author(s): OCHA

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/03/2015

 

The number of new flooding incidents has largely deceased since the last report. New smaller floods have occurred in Balkh, Ghor, Kandahar and Hilmand provinces, with initial reports of relatively low numbers of people affected, i.e. less than 100 families in each province. Additional reports on flood events that occurred...

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BBC News Afghanistan Flash Floods 22 Killed in Kabul Province [Video]

BBC News Afghanistan Flash Floods 22 Killed in Kabul Province [Video]

Source: BBC, 2014

Author(s): BBC

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/03/2015

 

BBC News Afghanistan flash floods 22 killed in Kabul province

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Slippery Slopes: Ecological, Social and Developmental Aspects of the Badakhshan Landslide Disaster

Slippery Slopes: Ecological, Social and Developmental Aspects of the Badakhshan Landslide Disaster

Source: Thomas Ruttig , 2014

Author(s): Afghanistan Analysts Network 

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 06/03/2015

 

The news has been all over the media for days now: on Friday 2 May, the entire side of a mountain collapsed onto Ab-e Barik in Badakhshan, wiping out a third of the village. The massive landslide buried homes and whole families, including the guests of a wedding. The first...

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Humanitarian Bulletin-Afghanistan 2015

Humanitarian Bulletin-Afghanistan 2015

Source: OCHA, 2015

Author(s): OCHA

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/03/2015

 

Conflict, refugees, and floods fuel humanitarian needs in Afghanistan. Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani as its second democratically elected president in2014. The period of political uncertainty surrounding the election fuelled further violence in the country. The year saw an increase in conflict related deaths, injuries anddisplacement, an influx of 280,178 Pakistanis seeking...

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Afghanistan Floods

Afghanistan Floods

Source: World Health Organization , 2014

Author(s): World Health Organization

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/03/2015

 

Heavy rainfall on 24-25 April resulted in flash floods across 10 provinces in northern, north-east and western Afghanistan. Initial reports indicate that Jawzjan province is the worst affected. According to the UN, more than 132 people have been killed, 27 000 affected and 16 000 displaced in Jawzjan, Faryab and...

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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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