Month: November 2019

Approaching Typhoon, Snafus Mar Southeast Asian Games

CLARK, PHILIPPINES – An approaching typhoon is threatening to complicate the hosting by the Philippines of the largest biennial games in Southeast Asia, already marred by logistical foul-ups that the president vowed to investigate.

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to …

Strengthening Tsunami Warning in Jakarta (Indonesia)

In commemoration of the World Tsunami Awareness Day (5 November 2019) the Government of Indonesia and the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission partnered to strengthen tsunami early warning and protect critical infrastructure.

Many infrastructures bordering the Indian Ocean do not have …

Strengthening Tsunami Warning in Jakarta (Indonesia)

In commemoration of the World Tsunami Awareness Day (5 November 2019) the Government of Indonesia and the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission partnered to strengthen tsunami early warning and protect critical infrastructure.

Many infrastructures bordering the Indian Ocean do not have …

ECHO Factsheet – Myanmar/Burma (Last updated 26/11/2019)

Introduction

Myanmar is divided by active ethnic armed conflicts, causing grave human rights violation. More than 264,000 people, displaced by conflict and natural disasters, currently live in camps in Kachin, Shan, Rakhine, Chin, and Kayin States, with limited access to …

Posted in General November 29, 2019