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Mitigation Project is ongoing in Shaikha village of Shughnan district - 2012

Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Developement Planning

Afghanistan
With the aim of promoting disaster resilience in the development and rehabilitation of Afghanistan, Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) in Afghanistan and the State Ministry of Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs of Afghanistan (SMDM) organised a conference on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) into the Development Planning... Read More »
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FOCUS delivers emergency food assistance

Afghanistan
In June 2016, Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) delivered vital food supplies provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to 327 households, or 1,547 individuals in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan, who have suffered severe food shortages during recent months. Villagers in the districts of Big and Small Pamirs, located in... Read More »
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FOCUS’s Recent Activities

Afghanistan
Pakistan
Tajikistan
A Glimpse in to FOCUS’s Recent Activities:     TAJIKISTAN: Following a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in December 2015, FOCUS in partnership with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and United States Agency for International Development built 26 yurts in the Bartang Valley to offer villagers a warm place to sleep, cook a hot meal and... Read More »
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Become a FOCUSstar!

Support FOCUS by making a one-time donation, a securities donation or a workplace matching gift. CONTRIBUTE TODAY AND BECOME A FOCUSSTAR FOCUSSTAR is an automated regular donation method which provides FOCUS with an ongoing stream of funds. Since the first 72 hours following a disaster are the most crucial, FOCUSSTAR is a lifeline... Read More »
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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WEEK

Canada
Did you know? Approximately 5,000 earthquakes are recorded in Canada every year. Canada gets more tornadoes than any other country except the USA, averaging about 50 tornadoes per year. Approximately 85% of Canadians agree that having an emergency... Read More »
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FOCUS Global Newsletter

Click here for 20th Anniversary Global... Read More »
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WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS

Canada
In light of the recent Wildfires in Western Canada, did you know…? Wildfires are a natural hazard in any forested and grassland region in... Read More »
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FOCUS HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE: SUMMER SAFETY TIPS

Canada
Did you know…? Too much sun and heat exposure can lead to serious heat-related illnesses. It is possible to get sunburn on a cloudy day! Heat-related illnesses include heat stress, heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Symptoms can range from painful muscle spasms to fainting, seizures, unconsciousness and even death. Anyone can experience... Read More »
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Ice Storm Advisory

Canada
Important information and city service updates for individuals and households impacted by the ice and snow storm in Ontario and Quebec.... Read More »
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FOCUS Successfully Implements its 7th DIPECHO Project

Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Disaster Risk Management in Tajikistan & Kyrgyzstan The geography and topography of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan make them high-risk countries for natural disasters. This is especially true of the isolated mountainous communities of Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) in Tajikistan and Alai and Chon Alai in Kyrgyzstan, which are subject to... Read More »

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