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Landslide dam threat in Zanskar Valley to continue for more weeks: Update 2

In the most significant event so far on the issue of landslide blockage of Phutkal River in Zanskar Valley in Kargil District in Kashmir, the National Crisis Management Committee… 1,401 more words


Protecting your records in a disaster

With yet another storm warning bearing down on Queenslanders, many of us will be reminded of the Queensland floods and cyclones that hit in 2010-2011, and then again early 2013. 319 more words

Records Connect

OC implements winterisation project for Syrian refugees

Upon request of one of our clients, Osman Consulting has last month implemented a winterisation project for Syrian refugees living in Turkey along the border with Syria. 210 more words


Typhoon Haiyan: The Strongest to Ever Hit Land

The Philippines is a country consisting of over 7,000 islands and is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. The Philippines is use to experiencing typhoons, but Haiyan in 2013 was the strongest ever to hit land, killing at at least 6,300 people. 219 more words

Climate Change

cbholganza reblogged this on charly's blog and commented:

So much have been said about the heartbreaking devastation and pain brought by Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines more than a year ago. Reading this and watching the video (yes, please watch the video) brought back haunting memories of those difficult and desperate times. But it also reminded me of the poignant episodes of humanity when our global community got together to lend us a helping hand. We at Habitat Philippines continue to soldier on in our efforts to provide adequate shelter for the victims, and it is my hope that this article rekindle that desire to help among the well-intentioned peoples of the world. haiyan

About NY Rising Performance Requirements Due to Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013

Provided further, That the Secretary shall provide grantees with technical assistance on contracting and procurement processes and shall require grantees, in contracting or procuring these funds, to incorporate performance requirements and penalties into any such contracts or agreements:

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Federal Oversight

Landslide Dam blocks Phutkal River, threatens Zanskar Valley: Update

Feb 13, 2015: The picturesque Zanskar Valley in Jammu and Kashmir State in Northern India continues to remain under threat as one of the tributaries of the Zanskar River has been blocked by a massive 200 ft high landslide dam (equal to height of a 20 storey building). 2,022 more words

Disaster Management

OC to provide DM training to MCF members

Osman Consulting has agreed with Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) to provide its members with a number of trainings. If you work for are a (potential) MCF member, get in touch with MCF if you are interested in one or more of the following trainings (online registration will be available soon): 32 more words