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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600GMT, Sept. 9

A small passenger plane skidded off a runaway while landing in an airport in Papua in eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, injuring scores of people, official said. The plane, operated by Enggang Air with flight number PK-RSC, had the accident at midday ..., 1 month ago
ABC Radio Australia

Nearly 100 million affected by natural disasters last year, 90pc in Asia Pacific region: Red Cross report

Almost 100 million people were affected by natural disasters last year, with 90 per cent from the Asia Pacific region, a new report shows. The figures, released by the International Red Cross, reveal the deadliest natural disasters to hit the world ...
 ABC Radio Australia6 days ago Nearly 100m hit by natural disasters last year: report  ABC Online6 days ago
Asian Correspondent

Thilafushi: An island of trash in the Maldives

The Republic of the Maldives is the smallest country in Asia, both by landmass and population. It is also the country with the lowest elevation on Earth, rising to only 1.5 meters above sea level. Due to climate change, the Maldive Islands are under ...
 Asian Correspondent4 hours ago

Pacific Red Cross leaders define their collective vision

By Online Editor 10:38 pm GMT+12, 20/10/2014, Fiji Presidents and Secretaries General from thirteen Pacific Red Cross National Societies ended their annual Leaders Forum Monday committing to a common vision and agenda. The Vision ...
 Pacific Islands News Association20 hours ago Greater role eyed for Red Cross Society  CHINAdaily1 month ago Red Cross tackles threats of disaster in urban areas  Manila Times2 months ago Red Cross tackles threat of disaster in urban areas  Business Mirror2 months ago

IFRC calls on governments and international organizations to take concrete actions on commitments made to reduce disaster risks in Small Island Developing States

By Online Editor 5:32 pm GMT+12, 31/08/2014, Samoa As the 3rd International Conference on Small Island Developing States begins in the Samoan capital this week, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will ...
 Pacific Islands News Association1 month ago Making the case for legal preparedness at the 3rd Small Island Developing States conference  AlertNet1 month ago Disaster risk and climate change dominate agenda at Small Island Developing States Conference  AlertNet1 month ago
Malaysian Insider

Months needed to control Ebola

The deadliest-ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever has claimed more than 4500 lives in West Africa, and experts warn the rate of infections could reach 10,000 a week by early December. NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo says he was almost one of the ... hours ago At least four months to contain Ebola, says Red Cross chief  Malaysian Insider15 hours ago Four months to contain Ebola: Red Cross  New Age Bangladesh3 hours ago Red Cross says four months to contain Ebola  Sky News Australia8 hours ago

Resilience planning some do's and don'ts

Resilience planning sometimes ignores the most vulnerable BANGKOK, 26 September 2014 (IRIN) - Among the topics being discussed at the 2014 World Climate Week in New York City (22-26 September), are financing resilient cities , corporate actions for ...
 IRIN3 weeks ago Resilience planning some do's and don'ts  HispanicBusiness.com3 weeks ago

PM: Multistoried building for rural people

The government will construct multistoried building under cooperative system in the rural areas, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. The premier said this when a delegation of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BRCS) made a courtesy call on her ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 month ago

EVENT: What's in it for SIDS? Findings from the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report

Background As part of itsworkaround the dissemination of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report's findings within developing countries, the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) has produced a succinct guide to the IPCC Fifth Assessment ...
 Climate and Development Knowledge Network1 month ago
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