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USAID FrontLines – March/April 2013

About FrontLines

Insights from Administrator Rajiv Shah

WATER

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GOAL highlights - Autumn 2009

Report
GOAL
GOAL is dedicated to ensuring that the poorest of the poor and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental needs and rights of life including, but not limited to, food, water, shelter, medical attention and primary education.

GOAL has responded to almost every major natural and man-made disaster in the past 32 years and is currently operational in +10 countries. Since its inception, GOAL has sent 1,500 volunteers (GOALies) to work in the Developing World, alongside several thousand local staff and has spent close to 000 million on the delivery of aid to the poor in

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Global action 2005-2006

A message from the ACT Coordinating Office
ACT celebrated its 10th anniversary in August 2005. This decade of working together as an alliance of more than 100 churches and related agencies, assisting people in need in humanitarian crises, culminated in an extraordinary and unprecedented year of disaster response in 2005.

As a coordinating office, we facilitate the responses to crises, operationally and financially, of the many members of the alliance so that globally we are joined as Action by Churches Together.

As is tradition, our annual report is

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Health action in crises - Highlights No 114 - 26 Jun to 2 July 2006

Each week, the World Health Organization Department for Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on the health aspects of selected humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and Headquarters. The mandate of the WHO Departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution to crisis preparedness and response, transition and recovery.
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JRS Dispatches No. 194

INDONESIA: EARTHQUAKE KILLS MORE THAN 5,000

On 27 May, an earthquake of the magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale killed more than 5,000 people on Indonesia's Java island, and made tens of thousands more homeless. The tremor was centred just off the Indian Ocean coast near Yogyakarta, the former Javanese royal capital.

Government figures put the number of injured at 2,155, but the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said there were 20,000 injured and more than 130,000 homeless, of which 40 percent are children.

Hospital lists of the dead also showed

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Health action in crises - Highlights No 107 - 8 to 13 May 2006

Each week, the World Health Organization Department for Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on the health aspects of selected humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and Headquarters. The mandate of the WHO Departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution to crisis preparedness and response, transition and recovery.
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JRS Dispatches No. 143

(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 143)
REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS

LIBERIA EMBARKS ON ITS RETURN TO NORMALITY

As Liberia embarks on its returns to normalcy, cracks in the rebel groups, signatories to the Accra Peace Accord, appear, reports JRS Liberia. The two main rebel groups, MODEL and LURD continue to quarrel over political appointees. Increasingly, differences between the field commanders and the political leadership are surfacing, with field commanders often threatening to prevent the free movement of humanitarian agencies. The Catholic Church in Liberia has warned that continued