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World disasters report 2006: focus on neglected crises

Publisher: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 251 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9291391220Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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World Disasters Report Focus on neglected crises Contents International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Acknowledgements Introduction inside front cover 2 8 Focus on neglected crises Chapter 1 Neglected crises: partial response perpetuates suffering Netherlands Red Cross: "Save a Child in the Congo" Journalists take initiative to highlight neglected crises Deslnventar: measuring impacts from the bottom up Neglected: funds for risk reduction Media coverage fuels Niger funding Equitable aid? Humanitarian relief per beneficiary, 2005 Neglected crises of 2005-2006 Links between media and funding, 2005 -- sorted by appeal coverage 10 15 19 23 36 16 20 11 Box 1.1 Box 1.2 Box 1.3 Box 1.4 Figure 1.1 Figure 1.2 Table 1.1 Table 1.2 17 Chapter 2 Hunger in Malawi: a neglected emergency Children pay hunger's heaviest price How Malawians have survived recent food crises Subsidized seeds and fertilizer save lives and money Malawi 42 46 53 60 45 Box 2.1 Box 2.2 Box 2.3 Map Chapter 3 Hurricane Stan lifts the lid on Guatemala's vulnerability Box 3.1 Box 3.2 Box 3.3 Box 3.4 Box 3.5 Figure 3.1 Map Guatemala: vulnerability statistics Guatemala: windstorms and seismic hazards Red Cross boosts resilience through training and games Local risk reduction saves lives Panabaj: hope after so much suffering Guatemala: comparison of disaster impacts, 1988-2000 Guatemala 66 68 70 81 82 84 71 67 Chapter 4 Unsafe motherhood: Nepal's hidden crisis Box 4.1 Box 4.2 Box 4.3 Box 4.4 Box 4.5 Box 4.6 Figure 4.1 Map Delay nearly proves deadly Blood: a neglected priority Taking emergency measures Shaky data obscure plight of women and progress of response Safe abortion saves mothers' lives Model hospital reaches out to community Nepal fact file Nepal -- shaded by level of human development 92 96 100 104 106 108 111 94 93 Chapter 5 Death at sea: boat migrants desperate to reach Europe Box 5.1 Box 5.2 Table 5.1 Map Lampedusa: an island in the spotlight From Africa to Spain: "strong men in flimsy boats" Irregular boat migration to Mediterranean islands surges Irregular migration routes to southern Europe 116 122 128 119 118 Chapter 6 "Please don't raise gender now we're in an emergency!" Box 6.1 Box 6.2 Women's networking during Katrina saves lives Maasai women's role in reducing vulnerability to drought neglected 140 142 145 Box 6.3 Box 6.4 Training overcomes tradition in Pakistan quake Women organize for disaster response and risk reduction 152 158 Chapter 7 Adequate? Equitable? Timely? Humanitarian aid trends in 2005 Box 7.1 International Federation provides upfront funds for neglected emergencies Figure 7.1 Total humanitarian aid from DAC government donors, 1970-2004 in real terms (2003 prices) Figure 7.2 International funding for the Indian Ocean tsunami (US$ million and percentage) Figure 7.3 Humanitarian aid from non-DAC governments, 2000-2005 (current prices US$ million) Figure 7.4 Total requirements for UN consolidated and flash appeals, 1997-2005 (US$ million) Figure 7.5 Total numbers of UN consolidated and flash appeals, 1996-2005 Figure 7.6 Percentage of needs covered for all UN consolidated and flash appeals, 1996-2005 Figure 7.7 Top and bottom five UN appeals by per cent coverage, 2000-2005 Figure 7.8 Per cent coverage of consolidated and flash appeals (inside the UN appeal) 2005 Figure 7.9 164 188 166 168 169 171 172 174 175 176 Total requirements and contributions per targeted beneficiary (inside UN appeal), 2005 (US$) 179 Figure 7.10 Total requirements and contributions per targeted beneficiary (inside and outside UN appeal), 2005 (US$) 181 Figure 7.11 Regional distribution of humanitarian aid, 1995-2004 (US$ million) Figure 7.12 Percentage of donor commitments to all sectors, 2000-2005 Figure 7.13 Average per cent coverage by sector, 2000-2005 184 185 183 Figure 7.14 Timing of contributions from all donors to UN consolidated appeals, 2005 186 166 Map 2005: the year of inequitable humanitarian aid?

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