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Afghanistan + 59 others
Central Emergency Response Fund - Report of the Secretary-General (A/64/327)

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination
of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

Summary

The present report on the Central Emergency Response Fund is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 63/139 of 11 December 2008 and covers activities from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009.

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Algeria + 7 others
Middle East and North Africa Zone: Appeal No. MAA80003 - Annual Report 2008

This report covers the period 01/01/2008 to 31/12/2008.

Programme purpose: The overall goal of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) zone office is to encourage, mobilise and coordinate contributions towards the achievement of the International Federation's Global Agenda (GA) Goals. The strategy of the zone office focuses on key areas where National Red Cross/Red Crescent (RC/RC) Societies can make a tangible difference by utilizing and sharing regional resources and expertise and engaging in a strategic dialogue on humanitarian policies

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OPT: Flash Floods DREF operation No. MDRPS003 - Final report

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the International Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation's disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

Summary:

CHF 117,783 (USD 106,890 or EUR 78,078) was allocated from the International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency

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oPt: Refugee Stories - Flooding adds to Gaza misery

Rain is traditionally a good omen in Palestinian culture. However, for Palestinians in the Gaza strip, the heavy rains and storms that began on the 27th October spelt disaster.

After a summer drought heavy rains began on the evening of the 27th. Gaza's poor drainage networks, which are in urgent need of repair, were swiftly overwhelmed and streets and houses in Northern and Southern Gaza were soon underwater. Beach camp and Jabalia camp were particularly badly affected. By the morning of the 28th the streets of Jabalia were filled with water and sewage, trapping many residents inside

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OPT: Flash Floods DREF Operation No. MDRPS003

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the International Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation's disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

CHF 117,783 (USD 100,325 or EUR 78,500) has been allocated from the International Federation's Disaster Relief