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...date:20 Sep 2015 Location:Switzerland (Geneva) Job description Job Opening number: 15-PGM-UNISDR-45082-R-GENEVA...system according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information provided in the...
...Location:Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) Job description Background During May, 2014...information in a clear and articulate manner. Job Knowledge and Expertise: Strong analytical...Website Additional information http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur...
...for Africa and Asia, the (RIMES) Closing date:06 Sep 2015 Location:Myanmar (Yangon and periodically at Nay Pyi Taw) Job description Position Description: The Project Officer shall support implementation of an early warning project in Myanmar...
...Source(s):Global Health Fellows Program II Closing date:11 Sep 2015 Location:United States of America (Washington, DC) Job description Background: The Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is the office within USAID responsible for facilitating...
...United Nations Development Programme - Bangladesh (UNDP Bangladesh) Closing date:09 Sep 2015 Location:Bangladesh (Dhaka) Job description CDMP II sought to extend and expand the risk reduction achievements of CDMP I, through a multi-hazard approach...
...Building Source(s):Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) Closing date:13 Sep 2015 Location:Thailand (Bangkok) Job description Project/Department: Strengthening Earthquake Resilience in Bangladesh (SERB) and Saudi HEART Project of Public...
Job started’ in Addis but more development cash needed Date:16 Jul 2015 Source(s):Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) UN leaders and several negotiators welcomed the deal, reports RTCC. UN secretary general...
...rehabilitation of 100 public buildings and generating jobs Date:19 May 2015 Source(s):United Nations...The EU funds are also helping to bring back jobs which were lost due to the floods and generating new jobs through disbursement of economic recovery...
From parks to jobs, disaster prevention gets a makeover Date:04 Mar 2015 Source(s...that reflects heat and cools building interiors has provided training for job seekers, Vines said. Tangible benefits U.N. and development bank officials...
...additional funding for Disaster Recovery Jobs Program Date:04 Apr 2012 Source(s...Grant (NEG) funding to create temporary jobs for workers in 29 Missouri counties affected...funds, the Missouri Disaster Recovery Jobs Program will create 1,347 additional...
'Many children dying and jobs being lost in Asian floods' says UNISDR Date:21 Oct 2011 Source(s):United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction...
Green jobs: improving the climate for gender equality...brochure provides an overview of the the Green Jobs Initiative launched by the ILO jointly with...transitions to environmentally sustainable jobs and development in a climate-challenged...
Civil defense is everyone's job Organization:Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI) Year of publication:2006 Language:Spanish Audience:Children
...Visayas Regions Source(s):Citizens' Disaster Response Center (CDRC) Closing date:31 Aug 2015 Location:Philippines Job description The project “Rehabilitation of livelihoods and community-based disaster risk reduction in typhoon affected areas...
...short notice to various parts of the world. As a member of our roster you will continuously receive interesting international job opportunities and invitations to stimulating and valuable trainings and exercises. Employed by the MSB on an international mission...
...Schumer. “This live-work community was inundated during Sandy, leaving workers around the city unable to get to their jobs and residents without power. Mayor de Blasio’s commitment of 100 million to fortify our central business district is a huge...
...associates on the ground to deliver truckloads of water, food and other essential supplies. Additionally, Walmart promised a job for all associates displaced by the storm. Since that time, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have continued support of the...
...Evan caused US$40 million in direct economic costs. Indirect losses, such as business closures, reduced tourist numbers and job losses, are estimated to have been considerably higher. The cyclone affected 750,000 people, almost Fiji’s entire population...
...Financial assistance programs also helped with home repair, job training and other initiatives to aid long-term recovery...people who became unemployed as a result of the hurricanes receive job training and re-employment services, in cooperation with partner...
...declaration itself is silent on adaptation and loss and damage, and reference to resilience or disaster risk reduction does not do the job. Fourth, the report does not fully reflect the crosscutting nature of climate change. More than 20 years after the adoption...
...dreams of his future. “I want him to study. I want him to be a pilot, doctor or lawyer. He will study and get a good job, then he will get married.” In 2014, the Enhancing Resilience programme provided food and cash to more than 81,000 participants...
...development such as inequality, unsustainable consumption and production patterns, inadequate infrastructure and lack of decent jobs. The environmental dimension of sustainable development is covered in the goals on oceans and marine resources and on ecosystems...
...the need for strict adherence to building codes. He also said, 'the management of any disaster is not only government's job, everybody has to play a role in creating awareness besides having training to meet any kind of disaster thereby mitigating...
...a disaster puts families’ lives on hold, while draining their financial resources and also destroys local businesses and jobs.” Rosenburg continued, “We know that every dollar invested in preparing for natural disasters saves $4 after one strikes...
...climate policies and plans. To build resilience, these policies need to address issues of fair land tenure, minimum wages, job security, and access to credit. Clémence Finaz is a research associate in and Janani Vivekananda is the head of the Environment...
...disaster happens, "the crews come in" for the emergency phase and then leave, saying that they did their job. "No, you didn't do your job," Anttila-Hughes said. "These big disasters are dynamic events. You can't go in and just tidy up...
...construct the houses. Others have now been able to get construction jobs outside the project, with their DRR and construction skills training certificates and solid experience as handy passports to new jobs. Over 170 household self-assessors and guiders (HAGs) were...
...certain amount of risk. Leverage could include a mortgage, or a job of some kind where your income is very much subject to the stock market...re writing down a model that can explain why unemployment and job vacancies are so volatile, even though consumption itself is...
...steel, rubber, electrics, chemicals, shipbuilding, textiles, tourism and services. “The whole city benefits when jobs and businesses are better protected, particularly in an era of increasing competition, both nationally and internationally...
...designing projects too." King suggested embedding experts in local governments to provide technical assistance and on-the-job training. Adapt Asia-Pacific is developing an adaptation training course tailored to urban areas, he added. The course has...
...total value of $22 million in seven countries, addressing a broad range of issues, including support to rural development and jobs creation, quick recovery from natural disasters, energy efficiency, support to trade policy and economic integration...
...of sustainable development, both before and after a disaster. Over one billion of the world’ s poor depend on animals for jobs, food, income, transport and social status, according to World Animal Protection, which works hand in hand with UNISDR...
...structural and non-structural measures are essential to build resilience to disasters and can result in improved economic growth and job creation.” “The alternative is that disaster losses can feed back into other outcomes such as deteriorating health and...
...develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the International Labour Organization Global Jobs Pact by 2020. Foreign aid—Countries recommitted to achieve the target of 0.7 per cent of gross national income for official...
...development goals after 2015. Some development experts say that progress has been made at the talks, in spite of setbacks. The shift of focus from giving aid to helping countries generate jobs and investment has been broadly welcomed.
...generations had lived. Pal now does odd jobs and his wife travels to Kolkata to work...fishing and the fish farms that provide many jobs. "Because such events aren't official 'disasters...disasters at Kings College, London. Worsening job prospects Secure jobs are one of the casualties...
...begins a movement”. Demands on energy, jobs Marchers, including hundreds of...environmental messages. “Yes we can! Green jobs and green economy!” read one of the...classmate said they were going to look for jobs in sustainable development after finishing...
...Bangladesh has to take up multiple back-up jobs in case flooding damages one of the sources...in the most productive (and best paid) job. Disaster risk management measures can...the agendas that most matter, such as jobs, growth, security and health, we can...
...non-governmental organisation that works to create income and job opportunities for poor Nepali farmers. "Otherwise, we can...amounted to effective climate change adaptation, as it shifted jobs away from rice farming, which has been hit by dwindling water...
...there certain states, such as perhaps California, that actually do an extraordinary job of disaster preparedness? Kunreuther: California does a remarkable job of preparedness for earthquakes because they’ve had a number of earthquakes and...
...be strengthened. They had pledged to create a couple million jobs. Sebastian Pinera and his team had pledged to restore the country back to a 6% to 7% annual GDP growth...president to be loved by people, necessarily on the day of the job. You’re here to move your country forward. Kunreuther...
...generates $646 billion in consumer spending and 6.1 million direct jobs. In Florida, impacts like sea level rise are threatening...billion benefit to the U.S. economy and supporting 277,000 jobs. Calculating the value of national parks for storing carbon...
...countries face a unique set of challenges to achieve sustained and inclusive economic growth, private sector development, and job creation. Their small populations face serious obstacles to meet human resource needs and create the economies of scale essential...
...Closing the gender gap and making smallholder farmers in developing countries sustainable is important as agriculture creates jobs throughout the farm-to-table food chain. It is also critical to fighting hunger, tackling malnutrition and boosting food...
...research carried out by the London School of Economics in 2007, Blanchard underlined. “It has also been found that the roles and jobs women and girls undertake in many developing nations often lead to higher injuries and deaths,” he added. “Women and girls...
...striving to save lives and prevent economic losses. "In your personal and professional capacity you are doing a very important job," he told the officials, from Africa, Asia and Europe, on the sidelines of the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction...
...International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit. Additional information...
...renovated two-bedroom cottage near the town of Kraljevo. Mladen purchased the dilapidated house in 2012 with savings from his job at a local trucking company, and then spent the next two years rebuilding it by himself after work and on weekends. It was...
...children, there was little support available to high school students. This support is particularly important as the number of job openings has declined since the disaster, which can lead to an increased outflow of young people who have strong potential to...
...climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, particularly floods and drought related disasters, and contributing to job creation, gross domestic product (GDP) and development goals across most sectors – health, energy, agriculture, environment...

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