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USAID’s Flood Recovery Program helped 800,000 flood victims get back on their feet

Today, through a bridge and road inauguration ceremony in Haripur VDC, Sunsari district, the U.S. Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi, representatives of USAID, local government, and media celebrated the accomplishments of USAID’s Flood Recovery Program. The program helped more than 800,000 people in eight flood-affected districts of the Terai.

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Nepal: Annual Report, August 2009 - July 2010

Nepal Context

Nepal lies between India and China, the giant economically growing countries in the world. Although there are immense opportunities for development, Nepal is still recorded as one of the least developed countries in the globe. It is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture and religions. Following the comprehensive peace process, Nepal has been witnessing rapid changes in social and political sectors. The state is going through the constitution making process. It is expected to restructure socio-politico power structure that prevailed

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Nepal: Floods and Landslides Emergency Appeal No. MDRNP001 Operations Update No. 09

Period covered by this Ops Update: 1 May to 30 July, 2008

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,344,464 (USD 2.34 million or EUR 1.46 million).

Appeal coverage: 101%

Appeal history:

This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on a preliminary basis on 8 August 2007 for CHF 2.32 million (USD 1.93 million or EUR 1.4 million) for six months to assist more than 20,000 families affected by landslides and extensive flooding in different parts of Nepal.

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 250,000 was initially allocated on 2 August 2007, from the Federation's

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Bangladesh + 2 others
South Asia Flood 2007: Work Report

The Hong Kong Red Cross sincerely thanks the generous support from the Hong Kong public to our flood relief operation in South Asia in 2007.

Disaster Situation

Climate change induced the monsoon season started earlier in South Asia in 2007, heavy rainfall caused severe flooding and landslides covered Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and India. It is reported that around 3000 died and more than 10 million families were affected.

The Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) launched a fundraising appeal for South Asia Flood Relief on 13 August 2007. With

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Nepal: Floods and Landslides Emergency Appeal No. MDRNP001 Operations Update No. 8

Period covered by this Ops Update: 1 March to 30 April 2008.

Appeal target: CHF 2,344,464 (USD 2.34 million or EUR 1.46 million)

Appeal coverage: 100%

Appeal history:

This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on a preliminary basis on 8 August 2007 for CHF 2.32 million (USD 1.93 million or EUR 1.4 million) for six months to assist more than 20,000 families affected by landslides and extensive flooding in different parts of Nepal.

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 250,000 was initially allocated on 2 August 2007, from the Federation's

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ADRA Nepal Situation Report 1 - flood and rehabilitation

PROJECT: POST DISASTER RESPONSE AND REHABILITATION PROJECT
ADRA HQ REFERENCE: DR # 07-75

1. Brief description of the general situation:

ADRA Nepal is implementing Post Disaster Rehabilitation Projects 'Low Cost Housing' in Bardia and Kailali districts of Mid and Far Western Nepal in partnership with Backward Society Education (BASE) Nepal. There is big political transformation in the country Maoist are emerged the largest party in the constituency assembly. In the first meeting of the Member of Constituency Assembly on May 28 decided to declare

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ADRA Nepal Situation Report 2 - flood and rehabilitation

PROJECT: WATER AND SANITATION ADRA HQ REFERENCE: DR # 07-72

1. Brief description of the general situation:

ADRA Nepal is implementing Post Disaster Rehabilitation Projects Water and Sanitation in Banke, Bardia district in partnership with Backward Society Education Nepal. The Constituency Election is over and in the first meeting of the Member of Constituency Assembly had first meeting on May 28 decided to declare Nepal is a Democratic Republic State. Big political change is happening and political parties were engaged to manage the big transformation. Security situation, law

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China + 5 others
$272.34 million released for disaster relief outside Hong Kong in 2007-08

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) released $272.34 million from the Disaster Relief Fund to provide immediate relief to people in distress outside Hong Kong in the year ending March 31, 2008.

In response to appeals made by governments and international relief organisations, grants were disbursed for the early relief of victims in places outside Hong Kong hard-hit by major disasters.

For 2007-08, assistance was given through 22 relief projects operated by seven relief organisations to help needy

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Nepal: Floods and Landslides Revised Emergency Appeal No. MDRNP001

GLIDE no. FF-2007-000117-NPL

This revised emergency appeal seeks CHF 2,344,464 (USD 2.34 million or EUR 1.46 million) in cash, kind or services to deliver relief and recovery assistance to more than 25,000 families (150,000 people) affected by floods and landslides.

Revised Appeal coverage: 100%

Previous Appeal coverage: 117%

CHF 250,000 was allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF).

The preliminary emergency appeal launched on 8 August 2007 for CHF 2,320,856 (USD2.32 million or EUR 1.44 million)

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Afghanistan + 5 others
South Asia: Appeal No. MAA52001 Final Report 2006-2007


This report covers the period 01/01/06 to 31/12/07 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In brief

Programme summary:

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Nepal: Annual Appeal No. MAANP001 Final Report 2006-2007


This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2007 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In brief

Programme summary:

Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) carried out its activities in 2006 and 2007 in line with its five- year development plan and Strategy 2010. The NRCS was heavily engaged in relief work and longer-term programmes, as one of the biggest humanitarian organizations in Nepal, the NRCS directly assisted more than 2,657,584 people in 2006 and 2007.

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Nepal: Floods and Landslides Emergency Appeal No. MDRNP001 Operations Update No. 7

Period covered by this Ops Update: 1 to 29 February 2008.

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,006,481 (USD 1,667,898 or EUR 1,220,487).

Appeal coverage: 117%

Appeal history:

- A preliminary appeal was launched on 8 August 2007 for CHF 2.32 million (USD 1.93 million or EUR 1.4 million) for six months to assist more than 20,000 families affected by landslides and extensive flooding in different parts of Nepal.

- Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 250,000 was initially allocated on 2 August 2007, from the Federation's

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Nepal: Food security bulletin 19 - Mar 2008

Key Findings

- Nepal's summer paddy crop production increased by 17%.

- Initial reports indicate that the winter crop will yield substantially lower crops in the Mid and Far Western region, due to late winter rains.

- Market Prices have increased significantly despite these good crop yields leaving an estimated 3.8 million extremely vulnerable.

- Additionally, many areas in Mid- and Far-West suffered from poor paddy production and are facing increasing food insecurity. The outlook for the winter crop production in many of these areas is also worrying.

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Nepal: Floods and Landslides Emergency Appeal no. MDRNP001 Operations Update No. 6

GLIDE n=B0 FF-2007-000117-NPL

Period covered by this Ops Update: 1 to 31 January 2008.

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,006,481 (USD 1,667,898 or EUR 1,220,487).

Appeal coverage: 125%

Appeal history:

- A preliminary appeal was launched on 8 August 2007 for CHF 2.32 million (USD 1.93 million or EUR 1.4 million) for six months to assist more than 20,000 families affected by landslides and extensive flooding in different parts of Nepal.

- Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 250,000 was allocated on 2 August 2007, from the Federation's DREF,

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Afghanistan + 35 others
Crop prospects and food situation - No. 1, Feb 2008

HIGHLIGHTS

- Early prospects point to the possibility of a significant increase in world cereal production in 2008, mainly following expansion of winter grain plantings in Europe and the United States coupled with generally satisfactory weather conditions.

- International prices of most cereals remain high and some are still on the increase. Continuing strong demand and dwindling stocks are providing the backdrop to a prevailing tight global cereal supply and demand situation in the current 2007/08 marketing season, keeping upward pressure on international markets.

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Nepal: Floods and Landslides Emergency Appeal no. MDRNP001 Operations Update No. 5

GLIDE No. FF-2007-000117-NPL

Period covered by this Ops Update: 14 November to 31 December 2007.

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,006,481 (USD 1,667,898 or EUR 1,220,487).

Appeal coverage: 117%

Appeal history:

- This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on a preliminary basis on 8 August 2007 for CHF 2.32 million (USD 1.93 million or EUR 1.4 million) for six months to assist more than 20,000 families affected by landslides and extensive flooding in different parts of Nepal.

- Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF):

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Angola + 32 others
Health action in crises - annual report 2007

This year, three key developments have influenced WHO's emergency work: 1) the increasing demands from Member States to strengthen WHO's emergency response operations; 2) the implementation of the humanitarian reform, resulting in new responsibilities for WHO; and 3) lessons learned during recent crises. A wide range of strategies and initiatives have come to fruition as a result of intensive work with WHO's regional offices, other humanitarian partners, and donors.

A six-year strategy on strengthening country capacity for risk reduction and emergency preparedness has been

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Bangladesh + 3 others
South Asia: Appeal No. MAA52001 Programme Update No. 04

This report covers the period 01/06/07 to 31/10/07 of the 2006-07 Appeal.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary:

The two main features of the past five months for the South Asia regional office were floods and planning. Approximately

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Bangladesh + 6 others
Asia Pacific Service Centre: Appeal no. MAA50001, Programme Update no. 4

This report covers the period 1/6/07 to 31/10/07 of the 2006 -2007 Appeal

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary:

The second half of 2007 has been a particularly challenging period for the Asia Pacific Service Centre (APSC). In July,