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Building Back Better

09/10/2012 – Mrs. Empat, 48, with her 6 year-old grandson Aep, are members of one of the 1.500 families in West Java which have benefited from an ECHO-funded project to build transitional shelters for the victims of the devastating earthquake in September 2009.

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ECHO Factsheet Indonesia – August 2012

Facts & Figures

  • €84.5 million in response to natural disasters since 1994

  • €22 million to assist victims of conflicts since 1994

  • €8.27 million for disaster preparedness since 1994

Through ECHO funding, nearly 150 million people are helped each year in more than 90 countries outside the EU through approximately 200 partners (International non-governmental organisations, the Red Cross/Red Crescent movement, and UN agencies).

Key messages

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World + 23 others
Asia Pacific zone (MAA50001) - Annual Report 2011

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2011 Programme outcome

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Asia Pacific zone office continues to support its regional and country offices as well as the 37 national societies in the zone in building stronger and more resilient communities, improving and assisting in preparedness, knowledge-sharing and response to disasters as well as health and care challenges.

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Indonesia: Humanitarian Response Fund (2001 - 2012)

The Humanitarian Response Fund (HRF) is an NGO funding mechanism managed by OCHA that aims to provide immediate funds to respond to short-term humanitarian needs triggered by conict or natural disasters, particularly in areas where funding gaps exist. The humanitarian activities focus on meeting short-term emergency needs and re-establishing basic living conditions; preventing and strengthening preparedness for the occurrence of such situations; and laying the groundwork for supporting durable solutions by meeting initial recovery or transitional needs

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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World + 5 others
World Humanitarian Day 2011—people helping people

This year's World Humanitarian Day, Friday 19 August, comes at a time when the world mobilises to respond to the terrible humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.

The Horn of Africa crisis has highlighted the devastating effects that protracted crises can have on the lives and livelihoods of people. Rising food prices, severe drought and a lack of food have compounded the effects of conflict and insecurity, leaving more than 12 million people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.

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West Sumatra Earthquakes Emergency appeal no. MDRID004 Operations update no. 18

Period covered by this operations update: 7 October 2009 - 30 June 2011

Appeal target (current): CHF 14,219,542

Appeal coverage: With contributions received to date, the appeal is fully covered in cash and kind.

Appeal history:

  • This operations update extends this appeal’s operational timeframe up to 31 August 2011. A final report will be issued by 30 November 2011.

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West Sumatra Earthquakes Emergency appeal no. MDRID004 Operations update no. 17

Period covered by this operations update: 1 November 2010 - 31 March 2011.

Appeal target (current): CHF 14,219,542 (USD 12.9 million or EUR 8.8 million)

Appeal coverage: With contributions received to date, the appeal is 104 per cent covered in cash and kind.

Appeal history:

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Haiti + 2 others
USAID/OFDA Shelter and Settlements Sector Update - March 2011

SECTOR OVERVIEW

USAID/OFDA is at the forefront of the humanitarian community's shelter and settlements activities, all of which revolve around a common goal: the expeditious and appropriate provision of covered living space to adequately shelter displaced populations. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, USAID/OFDA provided more than $129 million in humanitarian shelter assistance and shelter-related risk reduction activities in 16 countries, up from nearly $40 million in FY 2009.

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Indonesia: Snapshot on Earthquake (Jan 2000 - Oct 2010

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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China + 2 others
USAID/OFDA East Asia and Pacific Newsletter - September 2010

USAID/OFDA Supports Volcano Monitoring in Indonesia

Following 400 years of dormancy, the Mt. Sinabung volcano erupted at least five times in August and September 2010, triggering the displacement of 30,000 individuals from the surrounding area. Local authorities noted that the initial eruption had come as somewhat of a surprise, as officials had not been actively monitoring the volcano and the nearest monitoring post was located in Mt. Merapi-240 miles away.

To strengthen monitoring of Mt. Sinabung, USAID/OFDA is providing technical assistance and equipment to the Indonesian

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Indonesia + 3 others
One year on - Strong signs of recovery follow September 2009 disasters in Asia-Pacific

27 September 2010

In September 2009 four countries in the Asia-Pacific region - the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Samoa - were reeling from the impact of consecutive natural disasters that struck over a one-week period. More than 2,500 people perished and almost 11 million people were directly affected when the region suffered the combined impact of typhoons, an earthquake and a tsunami. Today, those same communities have made dramatic steps towards recovery, infrastructure has been repaired, water supplies restored and people who lost their homes once more have

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Indonesia Appeal No. MAAID002 Mid-Year report

In brief

Programme outcome: The purpose of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) programme is to support the institutional capacity building of the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia/PMI) and facilitate a coordinated approach of the Movement in supporting PMI's programmes in Indonesia.

Programme summary:

As a result of the election of a new PMI national governing board that took office in January 2010, PMI divisions with whom IFRC cooperates went through a restructuring process and had

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Indonesia: Building Disaster Resilient Community in Tasikmalaya, West Java

Kamis, 27 Mei 2010, 09:49 WIB

In Tasikmalaya, YEU since the earthquake hit has responded through the following assistance namely advocacy, first training for people and school students, tool kits, health equipment, and herbal plant dropping.

Besides, the volunteers for health service helped the survivors to get medical remedy and mental healing.

YEU's aid distribution covered 4 villages and 1.600 internally displaced people.

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Indonesia: Appeal 2009-2010 (MAAID002) Annual report

In brief

Programme purpose: The programme supports the institutional capacity building of the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia/PMI) and facilitates a coordinated approach of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (the Movement) in supporting PMI's programmes in Indonesia.

Programme summary: The year 2009 was crucial for PMI as the National Society formulated its five-year strategy for the period of 2010-2014, revised its statutes and, at the PMI General Assembly in December, elected a new central board. Progress in institutional

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Bangladesh + 10 others
Asia Pacific Appeal No. MAA50001 Annual Report

In brief

This annual report focuses on the work of the Asia Pacific zone office in 2009 to provide leadership and guidance to the International Federation efforts to increase the impact of Asia Pacific national societies' humanitarian activities. 2009 has been a very busy but productive period as the zone office has responded to multiple disasters simultaneously, while carrying forward several new initiatives designed to increase the impact of its work with Asia Pacific national societies. Many national societies across the zone have maintained a high

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Report of the joint evaluation of the Indonesian ECB consortium's responses to the West Java and West Sumatra earthquakes - April 2010

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

The Indonesian Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) consortium has eight member agencies. They are CARE International, Catholic Relief Services, International Medical Corps (IMC), Masyarakat Penanggulangan Bencana Indonesia (MPBI) or the Indonesian Society of Disaster Management, Mercy Corps, Oxfam GB, Save the Children, and World Vision Indonesia. In December 2009 the members decided to conduct a joint evaluation of the response by its various members to the2nd September West Java earthquake and the 30th September West Sumatra earthquakes.

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Three Months After Devastating Earthquakes and Floods in Indonesia, Save the Children Helps More Than 67,000 Children

In the village of Mangur, Indonesia, Aldo, age 10, recalls the day he lost his old school.

"My friends and I were playing football in the field," he says. "When my friend tried to score a goal, he kicked the ball and it didn't go straight; it went somewhere to the right. That's when we realized an earthquake was happening."

In the three months since the earthquake struck, Save the Children's humanitarian response has reached more than 30,000 families, including more than 67,000 children. In just two of the

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Indonesia: Appeal No. MAAID002 Programme Update No. 2

Appeal No. MAAID002

This report covers the period 1 July to 31 December 2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: The purpose of the International Federation delegation programme is to support the institutional capacity building of the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia/PMI) and facilitate a coordinated approach of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (the Movement) in supporting PMI's programmes in Indonesia.

Programme summary: The five-month period saw various achievements in programme implementation, partnership as well

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Indonesia: Quake survivors start rebuilding as agencies warn of funding gaps

Report
IRIN
PADANG, 30 November 2009 (IRIN) - Funding shortfalls and a lag in government grants have left thousands of people without adequate shelter two months after a devastating earthquake hit Indonesia's West Sumatra province, agencies say.

The survivors are still living in makeshift tents and damaged houses after the quake on 30 September, and NGOs are appealing for more funding.

Graham Eastmond, coordinator of the emergency shelter cluster of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), said NGOs needed US$25 million for transitional shelters

IRIN:

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Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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Indonesia + 2 others
DEC Appeal raises £7m in one month

The DEC appeal for Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam which was first broadcast on Tuesday 6 October has now raised £7m.

The money is being used for emergency aid and help to get families back on their feet in East Asia after hundreds of thousands of people were hit by a series of earthquakes, typhoons, floods and landslides.

Over a million pounds has come in via Royal Mail, despite concerns about potential disruption due to postal strikes in October. This level of postal donations is consistent with previous DEC appeals. The appeal raised over £1m in 24 hours and £3m in the first