Category: Disaster

How can humanitarian response be decentralized? 0

How can humanitarian response be decentralized?

Source: How can humanitarian response be decentralized? For a long time, it wasn’t possible to include everyone’s voice in planning or decision-making without impossibly large amounts of time. There was no way to listen,...

Unusual Earthquake Warning Prompts Action, Anxiety in Southern California

Unusual Earthquake Warning Prompts Action, Anxiety in Southern California

Source: Unusual Earthquake Warning Prompts Action, Anxiety in Southern California (TNS) – Southern Californians learn to live with the risk of earthquakes. But over the last week, anxieties were particularly heightened, and the natural...

UN relief chief calls for urgent protection of civilians and scaling up of support to Yemen

UN relief chief calls for urgent protection of civilians and scaling up of support to Yemen

Source: UN relief chief calls for urgent protection of civilians and scaling up of support to Yemen Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Yemen So far this year, aid workers...

One Year After the Nepal Quake and Zero Houses Rebuilt: Why I’m Not Surprised

One Year After the Nepal Quake and Zero Houses Rebuilt: Why I’m Not Surprised

1. Some international aid organizations are misleading donors to make it seem like they build houses. They don’t. We saw it…

Michigan State Police to Deliver Water Door-to-Door in Flint

Michigan State Police to Deliver Water Door-to-Door in Flint

Source: Michigan State Police to Deliver Water Door-to-Door in Flint (TNS) – Michigan State Police troopers and other state officials will start a door-to-door sweep of Flint on Tuesday to hand out bottled water...

Five humanitarian crises largely overlooked in 2015

Five humanitarian crises largely overlooked in 2015

BOGOTA – From civil war and urban gang violence to drought, some humanitarian crises around the world receive less media attention and donor funding than others and are less visible. Below are the top...