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26 Jul 2010 description

This report covers the period 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2010.

In brief

Programme purpose: The secretariat of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in the Americas Zone seeks to provide all possible and relevant support to the 35 Red Cross Societies of the Americas, aiming to increase their capacities to reach and assist a greater number of vulnerable people living in high-risk conditions.

19 Mar 2010 description

GLIDE TC-2009-000167-MEX

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies.

01 Dec 2009 description

Tegucigalpa M.D.C., 01 de diciembre de 2009.

27 Oct 2009 description

GLIDE TC-2009-000167-MEX

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

30 Sep 2009 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

22 Sep 2009 description

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

22 Sep 2009 description

SILVER SPRING, Md. - After Hurricane Jimena struck Mexico's Baja California Peninsula in early September, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) launched an emergency response to distribute food items to hundreds of survivors in some of the most affected communities in the nation.

Between September 4 and September 13, ADRA distributed food baskets to an estimated 1,750 people, or 350 households, who were selected in coordination with the National System of Civil Protection and local authorities in the communities of Puerto San Carlos, Mulegé, Ciudad Constitución, …

22 Sep 2009 description

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Caribbean Red Cross Program Transitions into Second Phase

A USAID/OFDA-supported Red Cross program to strengthen disaster preparedness in the Caribbean concluded its first phase in August and will begin phase two in October.

The program, "Readiness to Respond: Increased Disaster Preparedness through Enhanced Coordination and Community Awareness," is a joint effort between USAID/OFDA, the American Red Cross, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and Caribbean Red Cross societies.

USAID/OFDA provided more than …

16 Sep 2009 description
report Xinhua

SANTIAGO, Sept.

15 Sep 2009 description

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

11 Sep 2009 description
report Xinhua

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Mexican government announced Friday it will pay 10 million pesos (750,000 U.S.

11 Sep 2009 description
report Direct Relief

Direct Relief today sent an air shipment, carried by partner group Aeromedicos, containing more than $11,000 (wholesale) worth of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals to the town of Mulege in Baja California Sur, Mexico, which was badly affected by Hurricane Jimena earlier this month.

Direct Relief's donation included antibiotics, primary care supplies, and nutritional products for adults and children. Aeromedicos volunteer pilots flew the consignment by private planes to Mulege. The materials will be used by volunteer U.S.

08 Sep 2009 description

Se ponen a disposición del estado recursos inmediatos del FONDEN para atender las acciones urgentes

México, D.

07 Sep 2009 description

La Armada de México, en la tercera fase del Plan Marina, contin=FAa brindando apoyo a la población civil en los estados de Sonora y Baja California tras el paso del huracán "Jimena". Hasta el momento personal de la Cuarta y Segunda Región Naval, con sede en Guaymas, Sonora y Ensenada, Baja California, respectivamente, así como en la Segunda Zona Naval, instalada en La Paz, Baja California Sur, ha proporcionando los siguientes apoyos:

Personal de la Cuarta Zona Naval, en coordinación con Protección Civil y la Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional contin=FAa brindando los apoyos …

06 Sep 2009 description
  • Assisting quake survivors in Indonesia

    - Working toward food security in southern Pakistan; meeting needs of displaced families in northwest Pakistan

    - Families in Afghanistan affected by severe flooding

    - Communities in Baja peninsula, Mexico, suffer hurricane damage

    Indonesia - A magnitude 7 earthquake hit the island of Java on Sept. 2, killing at least 64 people. An estimated 28,000 people need shelter.

    CWS Indonesia dispatched an assessment team to Tasikmalaya and Garut Districts to determine needs of displaced families.

04 Sep 2009 description
report Cruz Roja Mexicana

Al menos 48 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria se han enviado a BCS

Se eval=FAa la posibilidad de hacer un llamado a la sociedad mexicana para apoyar a los damnificados

Cruz Roja Mexicana envió dos trailers con 62 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria a Baja California Sur y Sonora para apoyar a la población afectada por el paso del huracán Jimena en esas entidades.

Un trailer se dirige al estado de Baja California Sur con 18 toneladas de despensas para asistir a los damnificados de los municipios de Comondú y Loreto, los cuales resultaron más dañados.

Cruz Roja Mexicana …

04 Sep 2009 description

MEXICO CITY, Sept 4, 2009 (AFP) - The remnants of what was once Hurricane Jimena lashed the northwestern Mexican mainland on Friday, blocking roads and cutting electricity and phone lines to two isolated towns, officials said.

Jimena was a Category Four hurricane -- the most powerful of 2009 -- shortly before making landfall on the Baja California peninsula Wednesday, according to the Miami-based National Hurricane Center.

03 Sep 2009 description

(New York, 3 September 2009): "We are coming down to the wire, with less than 100 days left before the United Nations Climate Change Conference begins in Copenhagen on 7 December," said John Holmes, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

Mr. Holmes, the global humanitarian chief, noted that climate change is now a major driver of disasters, with increasingly frequent and intense floods, storms and droughts affecting millions of people worldwide.