This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Updated: this report is based on update number 255.
- Flood Magnitude 6.00
- from 08/04/2012 00:00 UTC to 26/04/2012 23:59 UTC
- 9 killed and 11000 displaced
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World: The role of armed forces and the ICRC in natural disasters
Mon, 23 Apr 2012 16:41:00 +0200
Source: ICRC Country: World The 16th Tokyo Defense Forum (TDF) and its Open Seminar were held on March 15th and 16th in Tokyo organized by the Japanese Ministry of Defense. The ICRC was invited as one of a few international organizations to participate in both seminars.
People and organisations: International Humanitarian Law
After the Earthquake, but Before the Flood
Sun, 22 Apr 2012 02:01:00 +0200
I ARRIVED IN PORT-AU-PRINCE BEN FOUNTAIN last December to find my friends coughing, sniffling, hacking and struggling for breath amid the orange smog that hung over the city like a cloud of Cheetos dust. Soon Haiti would mark the second anniversary of the earthquake, and I was back to do more of....
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World: Disaster by the numbers: Experts discusses rise of climate-related catastrophes
Thu, 19 Apr 2012 01:22:00 +0200
Source: Harvard University Country: World Reported natural disasters are up dramatically since 1950, with more lives damaged by homelessness and injury, even as modern medical care and improved disaster response have reduced the number of lives lost, an authority on global disaster data said Monday.
People and organisations: United Nations
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Harvard Medical School
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