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...Aug 2015 Location:Switzerland (Geneva) Job description 15-ADM-UNISDR-42326-D-GENEVA...including interviews of candidates for job openings and evaluation of candidates...according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information...
...Jul 2015 Location:Haiti (Port-au-Prince) Job description 15--UNISDR-43117-C-PORT-AU-PRINCE...EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/UN_CUSTOMIZATIONS.UN_JOB_DETAIL.GBL?Page=UN_JOB_DETAIL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=43117
...08 Jul 2015 Location:Guinea (Guinea) Job description 15-504: Infection Prevention...to heightened risks at their work place. Job Summary Under the guidance of the Environmental...inclusive. Qualifications “To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able...
...31 Aug 2015 Location:Sweden (Various parts of the world) Job description The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) is...roster you will continuously receive interesting international job opportunities and invitations to stimulating and valuable trainings...
...s):French Red Cross (CRF) Closing date:06 Jul 2015 Location:Solomon Islands (Guadalcanal and Central provinces) Job description French Red Cross is looking for a consultant to carry out a Socio-cultural study in 9 rural communities (6 in...
...Handbook Development and Training Source(s):Malteser International Closing date:12 Jul 2015 Location:Myanmar (Myanmar) Job description Malteser International in Myanmar is seeking consultancy proposals to synthesise several handbooks in one practical...
...Consultancy Source(s):CARE International (CI) Closing date:04 Jul 2015 Location:Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos) Job description CARE International in Lao PDR is urgently seeking a consultant (or consultancy team) with demonstrated experience...
...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...
...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
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...and countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia. At first, Rai says, she thought being a mason was just another low-paying job with no prestige, but now she feels differently, and adds that she wants to encourage others to become masons. “I feel...
...prepared for floods - study Date:21 May 2015 Source(s):Huffington Post Inc. Major Canadian cities have done a mediocre job of preparing for floods, a new study concludes, according to Huffington Post. "Flood preparedness for Canadian cities is...
...better than we did not do? “We shall also look our meeting biblically, like the bible says we are watchmen, did we do our job right as watchmen? We shall also look at transparency, is there anything we can learn from the Christian perspectives as a...
...provision of basic services. Through its work in developing countries around the world in 2014, UNDP created nearly 1 million jobs in low-income communities, and helped to boost earnings and strengthen livelihoods for millions of others. UNDP’s work...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...retrofitting schools nobody trusted us, asking how a poor country like Nepal could do that. I said I will do it in my own way and my job is to avoid deaths in schools. “There are 80,000 school buildings in Nepal, part of over 35,000 schools, public and...
...substantial progress has been made through the flood recovery initiatives launched to re-establish normal living conditions, save jobs, support local economies and increase disaster resilience in more than 60 communities. With the help of the UN, more than...
...The recent earthquake in Nepal further reinforces our view that disaster management is no longer an individual government’s job or a particular sector’s affair,” said Undersecretary Alexander P. Pama, Executive Director of the Philippine Disaster...
...Foundation, trust.org (TRF) By Laurie Goering London - The Marshall Islands' foreign minister, Tony de Brum, says his job is fast becoming one of disaster manager. In the last six weeks, his Pacific island nation has been hit by three typhoons big...
...before. It had history. On Saturday the long-feared calamity struck. I first arrived in Kathmandu in 2007 to begin a new job with Oxfam. I’d been with Oxfam two years earlier and 1000 kilometres west along the Himalayas, part of the international...
...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...
...change the training they need for a successful transition on the job market. The diploma program will provide you with the skills...change the training they need for a successful transition on the job market. Application Procedure:To Enroll: It is quite simple...
...easily accessible and understandable way. I realized that my job was to be a sort of translator; to show how, behind the...will be heavy on risk governance—as it should be. Our job now is to learn how to effectively and creatively communicate...
...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...
...here for centuries." Andrew Gilham, flood and coastal risk manager at the Environment Agency, said the agency did a better job winning over local farmers in a £28 million managed realignment at Medmerry on England's south coast. There, about 450...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...agenda and reviewing lessons from pursuit of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It stresses the need to “finish the job” of the Goals – both to help people now and as a launch pad for the new agenda. Adding that the report proposes a set of...
...change. A nationwide flood risk assessment conducted by France in 2012 showed that almost one inhabitant in four -- and one job in three -- is potentially exposed to water-related hazards. The most vulnerable regions lie along the Mediterranean, in...
...Jan 2015 Source(s):Global Arab Network (GAN) "The Middle East and North Africa region has already done an impressive job coping with its inherent water scarcity; Yemen’s climate smart agriculture and Djibouti’s adoption of drought resistance...
...and invest in climate adaptation and resilience, the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities project is creating a new job, the chief resilience officer, in city governments around the world. However, researcher David Dodman said the climate adaptation...

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