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Algeria Earthquake Appeal No. 14/03 Final report

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 over 185 countries.
In Brief

Final Report; Period covered: May 2003 to December 2005; Final appeal coverage: 104.2%.

Appeal history:

Launched on 22 May 2003 for CHF 1,958,000 (USD 1,512,000 or EUR 1,293,000) for 3 months to assist 10,000-20,000 beneficiaries.

Appeal revised on 27 June 2003 for CHF 4,798,000 for 40, 000 beneficiaries, including an extension of the operation

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Algeria Earthquake Appeal No. 14/03 Operations Update No. 5

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable peopl e by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Appeal No. 14/03
Operations Update no. 05
Period covered 01 January to 31 August 2004

Appeal launched on 22 May 2003 for CHF 1,958,000 (USD 1,512,000 or EUR 1,293,000 ) for 3 months for 10,000-20,000 beneficiaries.

Appeal revised 27 June 2003 to CHF 4,798

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Algérie/Séisme 2003: Un an après, Action contre la Faim fait le bilan de ses programmes en faveur des sinistrés

Suite au séisme du 21 mai 2003, Action contre la Faim a apporté une aide aux populations de Bourmedès et d'Alger. Sur un an, près de 7 500 sinistrés ont bénéficié de nos programmes de soutien qui, à présent, prennent fin.
Le 21 mai 2003, le centre-est de l'Algérie est touché par un tremblement de terre faisant plus de 2 000 morts, 10 000 blessés et 146 000 sans abris. Action contre la Faim est intervenue en urgence pour aider les populations les plus touchées. Les bénéficiaires de ses programmes, la plupart habitant la Wilaya de Bourmedès, éloignés
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L'Algérie, un an après le séisme

Report
Swiss Red Cross
Le 21 mai 2003, la côte nord-est de l'Algérie a été ravagée par un violent séisme. Dans la zone industrielle de Rouiba, la CRS participe à la reconstruction d'un centre communautaire du Croissant-Rouge algérien dans lequel, chaque année, 300 enfants et 160 adultes bénéficient d'une formation.
Un an après la catastrophe, qui a fait plus de 2200 morts, 65'000 personnes ont pu être relogées dans de nouveaux lotissements à Rouiba, dans la périphérie d'Alger. C'est le cas de Samira, une fillette de 5 ans qui habite avec sa famille un bungalow préfabriqué.
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Algeria Earthquake Appeal No. 14/03 Operations Update No. 4


Period covered: 23 August to 31 December, 2003.
Appeal launched on 22 May 2003 for CHF 1,958,000 (USD 1,512,000 or EUR 1,293,000) for 03 months for 10,000-20,000 beneficiaries. Appeal revised on 27 June 2003 for CHF 4'798'000 for approx. 40,000 beneficiaries, including an extension of the operation until May, 2004.

Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF) allocated: CHF 200,000 (has been reimbursed to the DREF)

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Algeria: EIB lends EUR 230 million for reconstruction following May 2003 earthquakes

Reference : 2003-137

A EUR 230 million loan for the reconstruction of public infrastructure and social housing was signed today in Algiers by Mr Saddek Alilat, Director-General of the Banque Algérienne de Développement, and Mr Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) with special responsibility for FEMIP, who was on an official trip to Algeria. During his visit Mr de Fontaine Vive reiterate the EIB's pledge to help rebuild the afflicted areas and, more generally, to demonstrate

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Ramadan meals comfort Algeria's quake victims

by Rana Sidani in Reghaia and Rouiba
At first sight, the town of Reghaia, some 24 km east of Algiers, seems contradictory. At the entrance to a complex of new whitewashed chalets, is a collection of sad canvas tents.

The buildings are full of cracks, caused by the earthquake that devastated the country last May, leaving 2,200 people dead, 10,000 injured and 180,000 homeless.

In the middle, amid the chalets, the damaged buildings and tents, are three gleaming aluminium mobile kitchens, full of chicken, meat and other dishes. From time to time, the kitchens

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Inauguration d'une école en Algérie

L'Algérie traverse une période particulièrement difficile depuis le tremblement de terre qui s'est déroulé au mois de mai dernier.
Afin de répondre à la situation d'urgence et de venir en aide à la population algérienne, le Secours populaire français a agit très rapidement après le séisme, aidé par son partenaire local l'Association Algérienne de l'Action Sociale.

Julien Lauprêtre, président du Secours populaire se rendra en Algérie dans la ville de Dellys afin d'inaugurer une école primaire le mercredi 29 octobre.

A cette occasion, les 400 élèves

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Disaster reduction in Algeria - learning the hard way

Algeria knows only too well the importance of disaster reduction, and it has learned the lesson the hard way. Thousands have died as a result of devastating earthquakes, floods, mudslides and other disasters.
"Algeria is exposed to many kinds of disaster", says Fachouch Baroudi, head of the disaster preparedness and rescue division of the Algerian Red Crescent Society (ARCS).

"The country is vulnerable to natural phenomena, such as earthquakes and floods, and to man-made vulnerabilities like road accidents. But also we suffer from economic and social disasters

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Algeria planned project summary information

Project number: A-032156

Branch: Africa & Middle East Branch

Country: Algeria

CIDA's ODA Priorities:
30% - 0101- Primary Health Care
30% - 0106 - Water And Sanitation
40% - 0102 - Basic Education

CIDA's Sectors:
30% - 012200 - Basic Health
30% - 014030 - Water Supply And Sanitation
40% - 011200 - Basic Education 011200

Project Approval Date: July 2003
Anticipated Project Duration: 24 month
Estimated Project Value Range: UP to $1.0M

Project Implementation: Local contract

Project Description: Reconstruction

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Algeria Earthquake Appeal No. 14/03 Operations Update No. 3


Period covered: 1 June to 23 August, 2003. (This Operations Update focuses particularly on the status of all relief goods received in response to the appeal).
Appeal launched on 22 May 2003 for CHF 1,958,000 (USD 1,512,000 or EUR 1,293,000) for 3 months for 10,000-20,000 beneficiaries. Appeal revised 27 June 2003 for CHF 4,798,000 (USD or EUR for 40,000 beneficiaries, including an extension of the operation until May, 2004n.

Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF) allocated: CHF 200,000 (has been reimbursed to the DREF)

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Algerie, après l'urgence

Report
Caritas
Il y a cinq mois un violent tremblement de terre anéantissait la région centre-est d'Alger. Après s'être mobilisé dans l'urgence pour répondre aux besoins des populations sinistrées, le Secours Catholique engage des actions dans la durée.
2 300 morts, plus de 12 000 blessés, 100 000 sans-abri. Tel est le triste bilan du tremblement de terre qui a ravagé les alentours d'Alger le 22 mai 2003.

Grâce à la générosité de ses donateurs, le Secours Catholique a pu collecter 617 383 euros lors de l'appel aux dons lancé en faveur des sinistrés d'Algérie. Après la phase d'intervention

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SPF: Nos projets en Algérie

Suite au terrible tremblement de terre subit par l'Algérie en mai dernier, le Secours populaire français a monté plusieurs projets de réhabilitation.
En effet, après avoir soutenu les victimes dans l'urgence afin de les reloger le plus rapidement possible dans des tentes, le SPF et son partenaire l'Association Algérienne de l'Action Sociale ont tenu à poursuivre l'entraide en permettant la construction de deux écoles. La présidente de l'Association Algérienne de l'Action Sociale, Nasima Abderrahmane, sera présente en France jusqu'au 8 septembre afin
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IDB contributes US$ 200 million for reconstruction of earthquake-hit Algeria

Almaty, 30/8/03 - The meeting of the IDB Board of Executive Directors approved US$ 200 million towards the reconstruction of areas affected by the earthquake in Algeria last May. The Bank's participation comprises assistance for the rehabilitation of a number of public infrastructural facilities hit by the earthquake, particularly in the sectors of education, health and vocational training.

Of this amount, US$ 100 million shall be earmarked for reconstruction of schools, hospitals, health centers and vocational training institutes, and the remaining to finance the import

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Algeria + 5 others
Disaster Relief Emergency Fund Appeal No. 01.95/2003 Programme Update No. 2


Appeal Target: CHF 3,400,000 (USD 2,446,214 or EUR 2,336,657)
Period covered: May to June, 2003

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 over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 31.7 %; See attached Contributions List for details1.

Outstanding needs: CHF 2,321,238

Related Emergency or Annual Appeals: N/A

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Tremblement de terre en Algérie - poursuite de la réhabilitation

Les conséquences du séisme qui a touché l'Algérie le 21 mai dernier sont encore très présentes et le Secours populaire poursuit son aide envers les sinistrés.
Une quatrième mission composée du Docteur Ismaïl Hassouneh (secrétaire national, chargé du réseau euro-méditéranéen) et de Corinne Makowski (secrétaire national, chargée de la solidarité mondiale) s'est rendue en Algérie afin de mettre en place différents projets de réhabilitation qui devraient être inaugurés dans la deuxième semaine de septembre 2003.

A ce jour, le Secours populaire a déjà

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First report in Algeria - CODE

Since an earthquake occurred in Algeria on 23 June 2003, CODE dispatched a staff, who is a leader of Mexican NGO, to assess the situation of the stricken area. He was in Algeria from June 14th to July 7th. He has developed a project to assist children who are victims of the earthquake with local NGO. Since there are so many children, CODE will focus on the children in need. Therefore, the priority is given to the children who need most assistance. CODE will work for 300 children in two months.
First, the project will be started in
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Action contre la Faim se mobilise pour l'Algérie

Après une mission d'évaluation en Algérie, Action contre la Faim a décidé d'intervenir par le biais de partenaires locaux pour venir en aide à des populations sinistrées vivant dans des sites en périphérie du schéma d'assistance national global.
Le 21 mai 2003, un tremblement de terre touchait le centre Est de l'Algérie faisant plus de 2200 victimes, plus de 10 000 blessés et près de 146 000 sans abris.

Action contre la Faim va, par le biais de deux ONG locales, venir en aide à plus de 1000 familles dans la préfecture de Boumerdès (50 km à l'est d'Alger).

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Algeria earthquake update 1 Jul 2003

Report
Islamic Relief
Around 150,000 people have been left homeless or displaced in the aftermath of the Algerian earthquake. Many spent days sleeping in the open, until temporary camps were set up to shelter them.
The devastation was caused by a powerful earthquake which struck Algeria on the 21st of May, killing over 2,200 people and injuring more than 10,000.

Measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale, the earthquake completely flattened the town of Zemmouri, situated at the epicentre. Powerful tremors measuring up to 5.8 continued throughout the week, adding to the destruction and loss.

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Algerian Red Crescent to step up assistance to earthquake victims

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies plans through the Algerian Red Crescent to significantly increase its assistance to victims of the earthquake that devastated the northern regions of Algeria on May 21, leaving more than 2,200 people dead, nearly 10,000 injured and at least 20,000 families homeless.
Funds will be used to provide up to 40,000 people with essential assistance over the next few months in the form of food, water, tents, blankets and other relief items.

The assistance is designed to tide over