Country: Middle East and North Africa

IFRC Guidance for National Societies working with migrants and displaced people – MENA Region

IFRC Guidance for Middle East and North Africa National Societies: Including migrants and displaced people in preparedness and response activities during COVID-19 Includes: Key Recommendations Background: Migration & Displacement in Middle East and North Africa: Risk factors for migrants How can National Societies support migrants and their families? Key Activities: Accessible and Reliable Information for …

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Resilient Cities, Resilient Lives Learning from the 100RC Network

In the six years since the creation of 100 Resilient Cities, more than 70 cities have published Resilience Strategies containing over 3,000 initiatives. To date, more than US$25 billion has been catalyzed by 100RC member cities toward the resilience agenda, and the world’s leading development financial institutions are building resilience criteria into how large-scale infrastructure projects …

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WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some …

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Preparedness for Effective Response

Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cyclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver’s seat to construct a work-plan that, when implemented, will strengthen its …

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Earthquake in Kermanshah Province 26 August 2016

Iran Quake                                                                  27 August 2018   The situation Report A magnitude 5.9 earthquake on the Richter scale hit, Tazehabad the city which is  the capital of Salas-e Babajani County, Kermanshah Province, Iran, on Sunday August 26, 2018 at 02:43 local time, killing 2 people and injuring 267. The epicenter of the earthquake was at …

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