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Post-earthquake rapid food security assessment

Sahib Haq

Post-earthquake rapid food security assessment

by Sahib Haq

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Published by Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) Unit, World Food Programme, Pakistan in Islamabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRapid food security assessment
Statement[data analysis and report writing, Sahib Haq]
ContributionsWorld Food Programme Pakistan. Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) Unit.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22530082M
LC Control Number2008310756

The rapid assessment of earthquake-stricken regions immediately after a seismic event is crucial for earthquake relief operations. Since unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can quickly reach affected. Response/Recovery. In the aftermath of an earthquake, workers may be involved in a variety of response and recovery operations. The following are general guidelines that may be applicable to workers involved in assessing and/or cleaning up the damage to their worksite.

An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the ground caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the Earth's surface. This shaking can cause buildings and bridges to collapse; disrupt gas, electric, and phone service; and sometimes trigger landslides, avalanches, flash floods, fires, and huge, destructive ocean waves (tsunamis). An assessment of the fishing fleet structure pre- and post-tsunami, including associated pattern in boat aid, in 15 coastal communities was conducted and compared with data on boat relief efforts.

Food Safety Program; Hazardous Energy Control - Lockout/Tagout; Health and Safety Committees; Health Sciences Immunization Program (HSIP) Hearing Loss Prevention Program; Job Hazard Analysis; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Respiratory Protection; Shop and Maker Space Safety. World Food Programme () Rapid Post-Earthquake Emergency Food Security Assessment, March , p. 10 Mazzeo, John () Laviche: Haiti's Vulnerability to the Global Food Crisis, NAPA Bulletin, No. 32, p. Milne, Seumas () Haiti's Suffering is a Result of Calculated Impoverishment, The Guardian, Janu


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RAPID POST-EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE EVALUATIONS MRP Engineering Newsletter August In the event of an earthquake, a rapid damage assessment program is vital for making decisions on resuming occupancy and operations.

The cornerstone of this approach is a post-File Size: KB. POST-EARTHQUAKE BUILDING DAMAGE ASSESSMENT PROGRAMS The basic intent of a Post-Earthquake Building Damage Assessment is to identify, in general terms, whether or not a building or parts of a building are safe to occupy either full time or for limited time periods.

Three categories are defined in relation to safety of occupancy. This paper explores the post-earthquake building assessment program that was utilized in Christchurch, New Zealand following the Canterbury Sequence of earthquakes beginning with the Magnitude (Mw.) Darfield event in September The aftershocks or triggered events, two of which exceeded Mwcontinued with events in February and June causing the greatest amount of damage.

Earthquakes impact on food security and agriculture-based livelihoods through: FAO uses the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach to frame needs assessment and response planning in post-earthquake countries. Through the approach a Rapid Livelihoods Assessment is conducted, which studies the impact that an emergency has on people’s livelihoods.

General Earthquake Damage Inspection Checklist Where description is indicated, attach additional pages of notes and photographs keyed to appropriate checklist item. Page 4 of 8 House Number: Form CUREE EDA-F2 continue on next page D.

EXTERIOR BUILDING INSPECTION (continued) Fireplace & Chimney: (if yes, provide description and photos) Size: KB. • Rapid Emergency Food Security and Nutrition Assessment (Nov ) • Market Assessment in Earthquake Affected Area (Dec ) • Post- Earthquake Rapid Food Security Assessment (March-April ) • Conducting GPS Survey In Sindh, Baluchistan,NWFP and AJK • Initial assessment for flood affected area in Show more Show lessTitle: GIS Expert & Data Analyst.

Post‐earthquake usability evaluation is a quick and temporarily limited assessment, based on expert judgement of specially trained technical teams, on visual screening and on easily collected data, aimed to detect if, during the current seismic crisis, damaged buildings can be used, human lifeFile Size: 5MB.

Impetus for US&R System • Many heavily populated areas of the U.S. are at high risk for a major earthquake or hurricane. • Earthquakes in Mexico City (), El Salvador (), and Armenia () indicated that a catastrophic event in the U.S.

would overwhelm state and localFile Size: 1MB. FAO/WFP Joint Rapid Food Security Assessment - Democratic People's Republic of Korea Preventing Food Safety emergencies: INFOSAN, FAO/WHO International Food Safety Authorities Network.

As a follow up to the Post-Earthquake Food Security Assessment conducted in Maya Joint Assessment on Food Security, Livelihoods and Early Recovery.

post-earthquake inspection and classification of building safety. The first Post-Earthquake Building Safety Assessment (PEBSA) method, here named Quick-PEBSA, is an easy way to achieve general and approximated initial information on damage distri-bution for affected area, to detect heavy damaged constructions and identify possible rescue sites.

Evacuation Director Post-earthquake Checklist Complete this checklist following a mild earthquake. Evacuation Directors should use extreme caution and care when surveying their building. If the answer is YES for those items which list (Evacuate), then evacuate the building (unless conditions.

54 United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti: Human Rights Section, IDP Camp Joint Security Assessment Report 2, 9 (). 55 Id. at 9. 56 Aftershocks, supra n at 57 Interuniversity Inst. for Research & Dev., Voices from the Shanties: A Post-earthquake Rapid Assessment of Cité Soleil, Port-au-Prince 2 ().

58 Id. 59 Id. 60 Id. He has written over 25 articles or book chapters: including: Making seed systems more resilient (Global Environmental ChangeMcGuire and Sperling), Fatal Gaps in Seed Security Strategy (Food Security,Sperling and McGuire) and “Seed exchange networks for agrobiodiversity conservation: a review” (Agronomy for Sustainable.

Among post-earthquake activities, significant issues are the damage and safety assessment, for post-earthquake usability. Usability actually defines the limit between people coming back to their houses and people waiting in provisional shelters or in temporary houses.

This turns out in the. Earthquake Safety Checklist. Have on Hand for Any Emergency Ideas for Home, Workplace, and Car.

Because you don’t know where you will be when an earthquake occurs, prepare a Disaster Supplies Kit for your home, workplace, and car.

Food. It’s always a practical idea to keep a supply of non-perishable food on hand thatFile Size: 3MB. Along with L. Sperling he has helped establish Seed Systems Security Assessments (SSSAs) as a rapid tool for understanding seed systems constraints and for designing effective responses.

After 15 years as a Senior Lecturer in International Development (University of East Anglia, UK), in he joined FAO in Rome, and leads their work on Seed. Earthquake Safety Checklist 3 of canned or dehydrated food, powdered milk, and canned juices for at least 72 hours. Dried cereals and fruits and non-salted nuts are good sources of nutrition.

Keep the following points in mind: • Avoid foods that will make you thirsty. Choose salt-free crackers, whole grain cereals, and canned goods with high File Size: 1MB. Physical and Social Assessment of the Waterlogged Area and Suitability of the “Inclusive and Adaptive Tidal River Management Technique” to Alleviate Waterlogging in Southwest Bangladesh A.S.M.

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Earthquake Cleanup and Response Resources. An earthquake is a sudden movement of the earth characterized by rapid shaking which is produced as a result of rock movement beneath the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes are associated to multiple hazards that represent a risk for emergency responders and recovery workers. Assemble emergency supplies including: Food, water, First Aid kit, battery-operated radio, flashlight or light stick Don't flush toilets Gather important documents Don't light matches or use electrical switches if you smell gas.

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Procedures for Post-Earthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings/With Addendum (Atc)Format: Paperback.Recommended Postearthquake Evaluation and Repair Criteria for Welded Steel Moment-Frame Buildings This report provides recommendations for performing inspections to detect damage in steel moment-frame buildings following an earthquake; evaluating the damaged buildings’ safety in a postearthquake environment; and repairing damaged buildings.