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‘Humanitarian’ posts

Barpak Conference 2016: “We feel you have come here to help us move forward”

Monday, May 30th, 2016 Posted in Humanitarian, Nepal | No Comments »

Written by Prasen Khati "This is the first national conference organised in our village. We feel you have come to share our grief and help us move forward. We so much appreciate you coming here."

Nepal, One Year On

Monday, April 25th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Humanitarian, Land rights, Nepal | No Comments »

Millions still displaced or in temporary shelters, most vulnerable people risk exclusion from earthquake recovery

Women’s power against disasters

Monday, March 30th, 2015 Posted in Disaster Risk Reduction, Gender Equality, Humanitarian, Philippines, Women's Rights | No Comments »

A disappointing outcome in Sendai: why the fight for strong and accountable action to reduce disaster risk is now more important than ever

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 Posted in Climate change adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Humanitarian | No Comments »

Sendai, Japan _ Just days after the President of Vanuatu almost broke down as he spoke of the devastation that Tropical Cyclone Pam had inflicted upon his nation, the mood is bittersweet at the closing of the Third World Conference on ...

Why mobilizing women’s leadership is critical to effective Disaster Risk Reduction

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 Posted in Disaster Risk Reduction, Gender Equality, Humanitarian, Women's Rights | No Comments »

“No matter how much the ground shakes, we will remain calm in our hearts.” (Quote from a group of women from Iwakiri district of Sendai, Japan)

Even It Up – Inequality in Asia

Monday, January 19th, 2015 Posted in Change, Gender Equality, Humanitarian, Inequality, Myanmar, Thailand, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Asia’s success in growing its economy masks the reality of growing gap between rich and poor with almost half a billion people left behind in poverty. This rising inequality is now a threat to the region’s security and growth.

Make the Right Move

Friday, November 7th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Humanitarian, Philippines | No Comments »

By Lan Mercado