• 11 Jun 2012

    DEMO: IFAD steps up financial backing for tsunami-affected communities in India's Tamil Nadu

    Release number IFAD/46/07 Rome, 1 November 2007 - IFAD has loaned a further US$15 million to the government of India to boost efforts to help coastal fishing communities in Tamil Nadu affected by the 2004 tsunami rebuild their livelihoods. The US$68.5 million Post-Tsunami Sustainable Livelihoods Programme for the Coastal Communities of Tamil Nadu was partly financed with an initial IFAD loan of US$15 million in 2005...
    • 31 May 2012

    DEMO: Thaïlande : Une nouvelle école et de nouvelles perspectives pour les jeunes

    By Joe Lowry, International Federation Regional Information Delegate in Thailand It would be difficult to imagine a less glamorous spot than Soi Payang. It's a collection of ramshackle houses in a creek up a dirt road off a rocky track, barely accessible by vehicle. The earth is waterlogged, the air fetid, and even at 3pm the mosquitoes are biting. It's hard to believe that the glitzy hotels of Thailand's...
    • 31 May 2012

    DEMO: Water is life for poor fishing villages in southern Thailand

    By Joe Lowry, International Federation Regional Information Delegate in Thailand It would be difficult to imagine a less glamorous spot than Soi Payang. It's a collection of ramshackle houses in a creek up a dirt road off a rocky track, barely accessible by vehicle. The earth is waterlogged, the air fetid, and even at 3pm the mosquitoes are biting. It's hard to believe that the glitzy hotels of Thailand's...
    • 31 May 2012

    DEMO: South Asia tsunami: After the deluge, a need for water that's safe to drink

    The American Red Cross and Sri Lankan Red Cross are equipping communities affected by the 2004 tsunami with the know-how to purify their drinking water and avoid disease. By Zach Abraham, Communication Officer, Tsunami Recovery Program Friday, October 26, 2007 - A Bodhi tree in Matara, Sri Lanka, is traditionally the site of a Buddhist temple, but earlier this month the tree was the focus of a different pilgrimage...
    • 11 Jun 2012

    DEMO: IFAD steps up financial backing for tsunami-affected communities in India's Tamil Nadu

    Release number IFAD/46/07 Rome, 1 November 2007 - IFAD has loaned a further US$15 million to the government of India to boost efforts to help coastal fishing communities in Tamil Nadu affected by the 2004 tsunami rebuild their livelihoods. The US$68.5 million Post-Tsunami Sustainable Livelihoods Programme for the Coastal Communities of Tamil Nadu was partly financed with an initial IFAD loan of US$15 million in 2005...
    • 31 May 2012

    DEMO: Thaïlande : Une nouvelle école et de nouvelles perspectives pour les jeunes

    By Joe Lowry, International Federation Regional Information Delegate in Thailand It would be difficult to imagine a less glamorous spot than Soi Payang. It's a collection of ramshackle houses in a creek up a dirt road off a rocky track, barely accessible by vehicle. The earth is waterlogged, the air fetid, and even at 3pm the mosquitoes are biting. It's hard to believe that the glitzy hotels of Thailand's...
    • 31 May 2012

    DEMO: Water is life for poor fishing villages in southern Thailand

    By Joe Lowry, International Federation Regional Information Delegate in Thailand It would be difficult to imagine a less glamorous spot than Soi Payang. It's a collection of ramshackle houses in a creek up a dirt road off a rocky track, barely accessible by vehicle. The earth is waterlogged, the air fetid, and even at 3pm the mosquitoes are biting. It's hard to believe that the glitzy hotels of Thailand's...
    • 31 May 2012

    DEMO: South Asia tsunami: After the deluge, a need for water that's safe to drink

    The American Red Cross and Sri Lankan Red Cross are equipping communities affected by the 2004 tsunami with the know-how to purify their drinking water and avoid disease. By Zach Abraham, Communication Officer, Tsunami Recovery Program Friday, October 26, 2007 - A Bodhi tree in Matara, Sri Lanka, is traditionally the site of a Buddhist temple, but earlier this month the tree was the focus of a different pilgrimage...