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6 September 2012 - 2:23pmThe World Humanitarian Day (WHD) 2012 campaign is being hailed as the most successful yet due to its massive social outreach, which resonated in the world’s most disaster-prone region: Asia and the Pacific. This year’s campaign, which was launched in advance of WHD (19 August), made social...
13 July 2012 - 3:26pmIndonesia is sometimes referred to as nature’s laboratory for natural disasters. Frequent earthquakes, tsunamis, forest fires, floods, whirlwinds and drought ensure that the country is regularly in the top five of the global list of countries most affected by disasters. When a devastating 7.6-...