Disasters

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  • 10 Jul 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand Thailand's Cabinet last week took steps to streamline the country’s water management. The Cabinet approved a single point of command for water management and flood prevention nationwide, run by the government-appointed Water and
  • The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) last week issued guidance on gender-sensitive approaches to helping communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.
  • A group of thousands of Ecuadorian of villagers who say they have suffered adverse health conditions as a result of water and air pollution from improper oil and chemical waste disposal, last week filed their second international claim against Chevron in an attempt to get the company to pay an $18 billion USD judgment handed down by Ecuadorian courts.