Colombia: Department of Choco. Municipalities of Quibdó, Bojayá and Alto Baudó. Rains, at least 11,224 Afro-Colombians and indigenous population have been affected by floods and landslides and a wounded child. After the increase in the region which is causing the growing of the rivers Atrato, Baudó and its tributaries. The report indicates 7 homes destroyed, 22 damaged and an unknown number of homes at risk... Read More
2014 warmest year on record, say US researchers. 2014 was the warmest year on record, with global temperatures 0.68C (1.24F) above the long-term average, US government scientists have said... Read More
What's new in Disaster Risk Reduction?
UN holds preparatory conference on humanitarian policy in Budapest. The Budapest conference, one of eight regional events, was organised in preparation for the first humanitarian UN summit. The two-day conference is being attended by 250 experts from 54 UN member states... Read More
WHS chief: Turkey a role model for the world in humanitarian aid. Istanbul will host the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), which is the first global summit on humanitarian action of this size and scope... Read More