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OC supports winterisation re Syria humanitarian situation

“Winterisation for more than 2.4 million vulnerable refugees including the distribution/ replacement of winter relief items, upgrades to shelter and seasonal cash allowances” – Key priority, Inter-Agency Regional Update, 5 September 2014… 477 more words


Alyssa Baumer: The Impact of Community Engagement

This summer I was allowed the opportunity to take a two week class called Community Engagement in Public Health Preparedness. Completely planned by our Instructor, Ms. 1,169 more words

Public Health

CII Requests Members to Support CII J&K Relief Operations

Dear Member,

As you are aware, Jammu & Kashmir  has been severely hit by heavy rains and flash floods at many places in the State causing loss of valuable lives and properties. 359 more words


Workshop to Juggernaut: USF’s MPH in Global Disaster Management and Humanitarian Relief

For more than 15 years, the USF College of Public Health has trained students, practitioners and organizations in public health preparedness.

It all started in 1998, when… 558 more words

Disaster Management

Ebola--Close to Home

Here’s the thing: my husband could’ve been Kent Brantly. He stood in JFK Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia while their first Ebola patient came in. My perspective as a wife was first to be angry and irrational– 637 more words


Annual UN NGO Conference discusses disasters

From 27-29 August 2014 the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference, a major civil society gathering took place at the UN in New York. The Conference provided an opportunity for civil society, international networks and activists to develop an action agenda to mobilise messaging, advocacy strategies, partnerships and accountability frameworks in the lead up to the launch of intergovernmental negotiations at the… 301 more words


India's President Refocusing Bengal Engineering and Science University's Priorities

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee is refocusing and renaming the Bengal Engineering and Science University to Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) in the eastern West Bengal region of the country.  66 more words