UNDRO


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UNDRO

(ˈʌnˌdrəʊ)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) United Nations Disaster Relief Organization
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Disaster Relief Coordinator (UNDRO), Inaugural Meeting of the International Search and Rescue Advisory Committee (INSARAC), at 1-8 (Dec.
Durante 1991, algunos Estados miembros y ciertos actores de las organizaciones internacionales, denunciaron la falta de eficacia de la organizacion en la gestion de numerosas crisis calificadas de "humanitarias" --la invasion de Kuwait, la primera guerra del Golfo (1990-1991) y los importantes desplazamientos de refugiados a traves de Jordania de los que se ocupo la UNDRO, pues la HCR estaba implicada en ese momento en un caso de corrupcion-- que no tienen nada que ver con los desastres llamados naturales para los que habian sido pensadas sus atribuciones.
agencies (UNDRO, WFP, and UNHCR) collectively decided to increase the sugar ration.
A report authored by a group of scientists headed by Professor Geoff Wadge, and commissioned by the United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO), stated that the Soufriere volcano would erupt again, and though the report gave no specific time frame, it detailed a number of scenarios, all of which put the capital of Plymouth at risk.
Natural or other disasters often call for major international assistance operations, including action by the United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO), the International Red Cross, and similar agencies (Cuny 1983; Benini 1993).
* disaster assistance efforts, in coordination with UNIENET and other UNDRO activities [1, p.
Several organizations, including the United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO), the USAID Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), and Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA), are seeking solutions to these problems through such devices as packet radio and satellite transmitters.
Grzegorz Undro was the kickboxer to triumph and he also struck gold for sparring in taekwondo.
Budget Sources UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (USAID), GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, UNOCHA (Formerly UNDRO), EUROPEAN COMMISSION, GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN
La Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para el Socorro en Casos de Desastre (UNDRO), ha definido el riesgo natural como el "grado de perdida previsto debido a un fenomeno natural determinado y en funcion tanto del peligro natural como de la vulnerabilidad" (Aneas, 2000: 3); concluye que el riesgo es la probabilidad de ocurrencia de un peligro; sin embargo, anade que el concepto "incluye la valoracion por parte del hombre en cuanto a sus efectos nocivos" (ibidem).
UNDRO, "Natural Disasters and Vulnerability Analysis", Report of Experts Group Meeting, Geneva, July 1979.