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Disaster Risk Reduction in the post-tsunami context
2 Apr 2007
The Indian Ocean tsunami of 26th December 2004 was a disaster of unprecedented magnitude. Across the 12 affected countries in Asia and Africa, more than 230,000 people were reported dead...
Women's Caravan, a unique visual stunt by rural women
ActionAid Pakistan has planned a series of events and activities to mark the one year anniversary of the 2010 floods that caused massive devastation in our country. The commemoration of "floods - one...
Javeria Ayaz Malik
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 15:44
Emergencies & Conflict
It's the thought that counts - humanitarian principles and practice in Pakistan
14 Jul 2010
This report explores humanitarian principles and practice in the aftermath of the 2009 conflict in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and gives reccomendations for how to increase awaresness of the...
Fertile Ground: How governments and donors can halve hunger by supporting small farmers
21 Apr 2010
Empowering local farmers to produce more food for local markets is the bedrock of global food security. Small farmers, the majority of whom are women, are responsible for 90 per cent of the food...
ActionAid opens international youth training centre in Kathmandu
The building in Gyaneswhor is buzzing with the noise and warm atmosphere of more than 30 young people from Europe and all over Asia that are gathered for training in social activism.
Sakina is a a field labourer in a small settlement called Basti Ahmad Dab in Punjab, Pakistan - after separating from her husband many years ago, she raised their only daughter Irfana, now 16, as a...
Global crises will not be solved by biofuels.
When the Middle East erupted in civil unrest, it didn’t taken long for western countries to start worrying about where their next ‘oil fix’ was going to come from.In Europe, the pursuit of biofuel...
Monday, March 21, 2011 - 13:52
Surviving trafficking in Vietnam
Driving into the port city of Hai Phong, Vietnam’s third most populous city, I was struck by how organised everything seemed. From the wide, clean, not-particularly-crowded roads, the industrial...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 10:37
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