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16 Jul 2009 description
  1. During the first quarter of fiscal 2009 (April to June), JICA (President Sadako Ogata) signed a total of 46 grant agreements.

    Key details of two of the major projects are provided below. A complete list of the first quarter grant agreements is provided in the appendix.

    2. The Philippine government has set poverty reduction as an important element in their mid-term development plan. As a key part of their policy on poverty reduction, they are implementing regional agricultural land reforms to improve the lives of small farm owners and tenant farmers.

30 Oct 2008 description

The homes of over 15,000 families that were destroyed by typhoons and other natural calamities were rebuilt and repaired in record time under the shelter program of Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) headed by Chairman and CEO, Sen. Richard Gordon.

"Most people can only imagine the almost unspeakable suffering endured by people who have lost their homes in typhoons, mudslides or floods.

13 Oct 2006 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

31 Dec 2005 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 over 181 countries.

04 Oct 2005 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 over 181 countries.

In Brief

Appeal No. 26/04; Final Report; Period covered: 13 June 2005 - 31 August 2005; Final Appeal coverage: 77.5%; Due to constraints in closing financial accounts and the pending finalization for the utilization of remaining appeal funds, the Final Financial Report will only be published at a later date.

17 Jun 2005 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 over 181 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

13 Jun 2005 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 over 181 countries.

In Brief

Appeal No.

27 May 2005 description

In Brief

Appeal No. 01.66/2004;

Appeal target: CHF 4,816,294 (USD 3,835,920 or EUR 3,114,797);

Appeal coverage: 88.1%.

Operational context

During 2004, the Southeast Asia region saw a number of changes and emergencies, challenging both the Federation and the national societies in implementing the planned programmes.

27 May 2005 description

In Brief

Appeal No. 01.66/2004;

Appeal target: CHF 4,816,294 (USD 3,835,920 or EUR 3,114,797);

Appeal coverage: 88.1%.

Operational context

Vietnam is going through a period of rapid economic growth and the VNRC has benefited from this through increased access to resources for its own operations and for international support with over USD 3 million recently being raised for tsunami-affected countries. Despite this, many people in Vietnam are still living in dire poverty, particularly, in rural areas populated by minority groups.

26 Apr 2005 description

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) released $37 million from the Disaster Relief Fund in the year ending March 31, 2005, to provide immediate relief to people in distress outside Hong Kong.

26 Apr 2005 description

Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman said that rehabilitation of areas hit by typhoons towards the end of 2004 as well as families in the areas affected by the armed conflict in Sulu is on-going.

At present, 48 core shelter houses have been completed in Roxas and Bulalacao in Oriental Mindoro; and Calabanga, Iriga City, and Goa in Camarines Sur under the DSWD-Kalinga Luzon project.

Likewise, a total of 245 core shelter units are under construction in Region II (Santiago City and Cabagan in Isabela); Region III (Dingalan, Gabaldon, and General Tinio …

05 Apr 2005 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 over 181 countries.

24 Mar 2005 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 over 181 countries.

In Brief

Appeal No. 26/04; Operations Update no. 4; Period covered: 8 January to 14 March 2005; Appeal coverage: 76.5%; (click here to go directly to the attached Contributions List, also available on the website).

07 Mar 2005 description

by Teresita Usapdin in Manila, pictures by Romulo Godinez

More than 100,000 families still reeling from four successive typhoons that ravaged the Philippines late last year are being given a fresh start after the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) got its rehabilitation effort into full swing.

PNRC Chairman Richard J. Gordon said 3,500 families whose houses were destroyed would be provided with construction materials to enable them rebuild their houses.

10 Feb 2005 description
report Oxfam

Between 14 November and 02 December, 2004, four consecutive storms hit the area of central Quezon in the Philippines destroying valuable infrastructure such as roads, communication lines, and houses in various communities.

Thousands of families were made homeless and have been living in temporary settlements. Oxfam GB's immediate response to this natural disaster was to provide water and sanitation.

Since 15 December, 2004 our emergency response efforts have been concentrated in Infanta and General Nakar, two of the most affected areas in Quezon.

25 Jan 2005 description
report Salvation Army

The typhoons 'Unding' and 'Violeta', tropical storm 'Winnie' and typhoon 'Yoyong' which hit four regions in the Philippines caused considerable loss of life and severe damage to crops, livestock and property. The worst is past but the ravages of the disaster have left their scar.

14 Jan 2005 description

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today received a $100,000 check and more than 100 tons worth of relief goods from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the victims of the four typhoons that pummeled the eastern part of the country in late November and early December last year.

07 Jan 2005 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 over 181 countries.

In Brief

Appeal No.

05 Jan 2005 description

Roads and bridges in Central Luzon severely affected by the recent successive typhoons are now open to traffic, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said.

27 Dec 2004 description

Philippines - Last month, four typhoons caused more than 1,000 deaths, massive flooding, left half a million people homeless, and devastated the fishing and agriculture that indigenous families rely on.

In a three-phase response, CWS will help the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) provide emergency assistance to approximately 8,000 families in four of the regions hardest hit by the typhoons for at least one year, as follows: