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...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...
...United States of America (New York) Job description 15-PGM-UNISDR-42717-R-NEW...according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information...In relation to the requirements of the job opening, applicants must provide complete...
...Closing date:31 May 2015 Location:Ecuador (Quito) Job description Job Opening number : 15-United Nations International Strategy...to apply Apply online via Inspira, by searching for job posting #42885: Regional Liaison Officer – UNISDR Regional...
...provinces based on security clearance.) Job description Concern Worldwide is an Irish-based...poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Job purpose: To provide technical advice...applications should be submitted through the job application page. Additional information...
...May 2015 Location:Switzerland (Geneva) Job description 15-IMA-UNISDR-43071-R-GENEVA...review relevant DRR documents, events, jobs, news and policy into the PreventionWeb...HRMS/c/UN_CUSTOMIZATIONS.UN_JOB_DETAIL.GBL?Page=UN_JOB_DETAIL...
...supplement. Location:United Kingdom (London) Job description The British Red Cross (BRC...contract How to apply Apply online via the job postings page (search for 'Disaster Risk...uk. Additional information https://jobs.redcross.org.uk/tlive1_webrecruitment...
...Location:United Kingdom (Moorgate, London) Job description The British Red Cross (BRC...National Societies, the IFRC and the ICRC. Job purpose: We are looking for a food security...uk Additional information https://jobs.redcross.org.uk/tlive1_webrecruitment...
...May 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
...30 May 2015 Location:Barbados (Bridgetown) Job description 15--UNISDR-43114-C-MULTIPLE D...EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/UN_CUSTOMIZATIONS.UN_JOB_DETAIL.GBL?Page=UN_JOB_DETAIL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=43114
...experience and qualifications. Location:Thailand (Bangkok) Job description The Asia Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute...qualifications and experience, what appeals to you about this job, and how you envision your work at SEI (max. 2 pages); Curriculum...
...Comparative Review of First Aid App Source(s):Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) Closing date:01 Jun 2015 Job description Background Through the Universal App Program, the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) and the Global First...
...31 May 2015 Salary:Monthly base salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications Location:Thailand (Pathumthani) Job description The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) is an international and...
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
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...achieve food security as they face climate change and other challenges, and can also spur their economic development by creating jobs, especially for youth, according to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva. In a statement to a Caribbean Community...
...somehow I felt that all the hardship made me stronger, and never for a moment did I think that I should start looking for another job. Since I was young, I knew that I would always work here at this school.” After months of searching for funds to restore...
...of considering risk in their day-to-day operations. “Each session will be tailored according to the specific needs and jobs of the different divisions we are training,” Mr Pitakia said. The Ministry’s staff will be the first to benefit from...
...have seen a staggering escalation in economic losses from disasters, which act as a serious brake on sustainable development, job creation and the availability of funds for poverty reduction programmes, health and education. Absolute losses may be highest...
...leaders in protecting themselves and their communities from disasters would be "futile" unless they were educated and given fair job opportunities, reversing social and cultural constraints on their actions. Former president of Finland, Tarja Halonen, said...
...communities. Every dollar spent on properly organising and managing volunteers and giving them the skills and tools to do the job creates a value of $5 in the creation of community assets and social capital.” Terry Cannon, Editor of the 2014 World Disasters...
...practices than most of the public sector. And the public sector must acknowledge that it is private enterprise that keeps people in jobs, business thriving and ultimately our towns and cities alive. The insurance industry is at the forefront of this sector, especially...
...public land. In places like Iwaki City, south of the evacuation zone, the influx of displaced people seeking new homes and jobs has stirred resentment among residents, according to FUKUDEN. Even though local officials have made preparations to revitalise...
...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...
...Polynesia and Micronesia, rising numbers of school and university graduates can't find formal jobs. This problem, combined with low salaries in the jobs that are available, is encouraging an outward flow of qualified people seeking greater career...
...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...
...Galveston County, nearly 70 percent of businesses and 75 percent of jobs are in hurricane flood zones, according to a Reuters analysis...similar in other parts of the country: In Norfolk, 76 percent of jobs are in hurricane flood zones. In Charleston, South Carolina...

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