Tajikistan: University of Central Asia’s (UCA) and Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)hold Second Summer University on Disaster Risk Management in Khorog — Asia Plus News

Over 20 participants rom Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, India and the United States came together for the second international Summer University on Disaster Risk Management in Khorog, the capital of Tajikistan’s Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO). Participants of the 2nd Summer University on Disaster Risk Management; photo / UCA Held from June 16-28, the Summer…

Improving Women’s Odds in Disasters — Feature story on the World Bank org

Soil erosion caused by flooding and cyclones puts coastal communities in Bangladesh at risk. Mahfuzul Hasan Bhuiyan/World Bank STORY HIGHLIGHTS Women are much more likely than men to be killed in natural disasters. New research aims at improving their odds of survival. A survey for the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, the International…

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Aga Khan Development Network

Cal OES signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Aga Khan Development Network ***** Sacramento, California – Today, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Aga Khan Development Network Disaster Risk Management Initiative and FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance USA. This MOU builds on the Agreement of Cooperation entered…