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13 Sep 2002 description

This bulletin is primarily for information only. While not formally requesting the Federation to launch an international appeal, the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) has indicated that offers of external assistance - to maintain the ongoing response from staff and volunteers to the deteriorating floods situation - would be most welcome.

04 Sep 2002 description

The Swiss government has granted a SFr. 50 million credit to be used by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, SDC, in a broad-based action programme aimed at assisting flood-stricken regions in Europe and Asia.

The recent floods have cost many lives and devastated infrastructure and housing in Europe and Asia. In response, on 22 August the Swiss government approved a supplementary credit of SFr. 50 million on behalf of the flood victims.

26 Aug 2002 description

This Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time.

23 Aug 2002 description

By Omar Valdimarsson in Bangkok
Concern is growing as the threat of major floods in the Mekong Delta increases. In south Vietnam, water levels are rising rapidly - between 5-10 cms a day and reaching emergency levels in some areas.

National authorities are in the process of evacuating thousands of people from the area, and have mobilised thousands of soldiers to help with the mitigation measures and relief preparations.

22 Aug 2002 description

This Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this situation at this time.

23 Jul 2002 description


Note: This updates Fact Sheet #1 dated November 15, 2001


30 Jun 2002 description

The following represent some of the many ways Church World Service is creating a rainbow of help and hope - a beautiful Rainbow of Caring - through the Tools of Hope & Blanket Program.

08 May 2002 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Appeal No. 01.35/2002;
Appeal target: CHF 893,557;

31 Mar 2002 description

Aiming to improve international and local capacities to address gender-based violence in refugee, internally displaced, and post-conflict settings, this report provides a narrative account of some of the major issues.

17 Aug 2001 description

This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Period covered: April - June, 2001.

Appeal Target CHF 10,000,000

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 52.3%

Related Appeals: N/A

Outstanding needs: CHF 4,771,050

13 Jun 2001 description
report Global IDP Project

The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now released an updated country profile on internal displacement in Burma. A summary is presented below. The Database and the Burma profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org, or the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (tone.faret@nrc.ch).

16 Oct 2000 description

Refugee news briefings