http://www.worldbank.org/we – In one of the most densely populated areas in the world, the need for a dependable water supply is critical in the Gaza Strip. The scarce water resources presents a major humanitarian and development challenge. The environment is choked with untreated sewage, threatening the health and well being of the Palestinian population, as well as water resources and the environment. The development of reliable water and sanitation services has long been a central component of the World Bank’s program.
17 Dec 2014
La evaluación de la vulnerabilidad y las capacidades (AVC) es un proceso básico empleado para identificar las ventajas y deficiencias de las Sociedades Nacionales en relación con la gestión de desastres. El proceso es otra contribución para ha...
26 Nov 2014
For tsunami early warning system InaTEWS (Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System), on 11 November 2008 was officially opened, Germany has contributed significantly. The German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has...
Tags: Video, Early Warning Systems, Tsunami
02 Nov 2013
Despite political challenges in Lebanon, disaster mitigation committees in Marjeyoun district are helping people prepare for disasters. Support was provided by World Vision Lebanon. One in a series of video case studies created by the Global Network ...
Tags: Case Study, Early Warning Systems, PAPE