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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...
...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
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...Typhoon Hagupit. The trainees joked with us that we had set up a very elaborate simulation exercise for them, and had done a good job of providing them with a practical exam. Over the course of the past 13 months, the IRC’s local Filipino partners have...
...the Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) - has done a good job of producing regular forecasts, but less so in getting them to those most at risk from extreme weather, it added. “Weather...
...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...

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