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18 May 2014 description

Indonesia is located in one of the world's most disaster-prone regions, with frequent calamities such as tropical storms, floods, droughts, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

National authorities' management capacity has substantially improved in recent years but international assistance is sometimes still required.

The European Commission has made available € 136 million in humanitarian aid to help survivors of natural and human-made crises since 1995. This includes funding for preparedness measures through its Disaster Preparedness Programme (DIPECHO).

08 Oct 2012 description
report Oxfam

Around one million Indonesians are affected by natural disasters every year. Despite significant government investment in early warning systems and disaster management, the impact of the 2009 earthquake in West Sumatra showed that much more needs to be done. Oxfam’s post-earthquake advocacy work aimed to build understanding of how gender inequality shapes vulnerability and to promote women’s participation in designing the emergency response.

13 Sep 2012 description

An Australian parliamentary delegation welcomed the progress being made on the reconstruction of facilities devastated in a 2009 earthquake in Padang, Indonesia, during a recent tour of aid programs in the region.

Australia committed nearly $19 million towards emergency relief, recovery and reconstruction efforts in West Sumatra following the earthquake, which killed more than 1,100 people and damaged or destroyed more than 300,000 buildings.

25 Jul 2012 description

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

09 Jul 2012 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 9 juillet 2012 (IRIN) - L’Évaluation conjointe de l’aide d’urgence au Rwanda (Joint Evaluation of Emergency Assistance to Rwanda - JEEAR), une évaluation de la réponse humanitaire des gouvernements et des organisations d’aide humanitaire au génocide de 1994 réalisée en 1996, a souligné, entre autres problèmes, la mauvaise coordination, la faible redevabilité (« accountability » en anglais) envers les survivants du génocide et la distribution d’aide aux auteurs des violences.

21 Jun 2012 description

Mondastri K. Sudaryo, Besral1, Ajeng Tias Endarti, Ronnie Rivany, Revati Phalkey, Michael Marx and Debarati Guha-Sapir

Background: On 30 September 2009, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake severely hit the coast of Padang city in West Sumatra, Indonesia leaving about 1,117 people dead and injuring another 3,515. Health consequences such as physical injury, co-morbidity, disability and quality of life over time are seldom reported among survivors after earthquakes.

16 Feb 2012 description
report Qatar Charity

Zainal: Qatar Charity (QC) quality projects aim to achieve sustainable development for poor communities.

The Indonesian Social Affairs Minister: We thank QC for its efforts in strengthening our social development.

30 Nov 2011 description

Period covered by this Final Report: 30 September 2009 – 30 September 2011

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

Appeal coverage: With contributions received to date, the appeal is 103 per cent covered in cash and kind;

Appeal history:

  • In this report, the appeal is closed as of 31 August 2011.

29 Jul 2011 description

DEC launches new website and publishes annual report

The DEC has today launched a new website that will help donors see how their money is being spent and encourage more giving.

The site has been built by SiftGroups and incorporates more rich media content such as video, slideshows and interactive maps. It also includes greater social media integration and the opportunity for visitors to discuss and comment on the DEC’s work.

25 Mar 2011 description
report BioMed Central

Abstract

Background

The West Sumatra earthquake that occurred on September 30, 2009, caused severe damage in some districts, including Padang Pariaman. As Padang Pariaman is an earthquake-prone area, disaster and emergency management is necessary. Due to the limited health facilities, the health services completely rely on Puskesmas (Primary Health Centres, PHCs). This study is aimed at assessing the preparedness of PHCs to response to potential disasters in their surrounding area.

04 Jan 2011 description

(Extract)

What we build: So much more than houses

Building and repairing homes has always been our identity. In fact, we are very grateful to all those who helped Habitat for Humanity serve almost 75,000 families worldwide last year-almost triple the number of five years ago. But the heart of Habitat is not bricks and sticks. It is the desire to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ by reaching out to help those in need of a better place to live. When we ask, "What will you build?" there are so many answers, because we build so much more than houses.

22 Dec 2010 description
report Trócaire

Six years after the St. Stephen's Day Asian tsunami triggered donations of €28 million from the Irish public, Trócaire has concluded its tsunami recovery programming in Indonesia.

Trócaire's work in the region has benefited over one million people through the reconstruction of homes, schools and medical clinics, as well as the delivery of water, sanitation, livelihood-support and counselling.

The tsunami killed 165,945 people in Indonesia alone

The tsunami, which struck on St.

29 Nov 2010 description

GLIDE n° TS-2009-000211-IDN

Period covered by this operations update: 1 July to 31 October 2010.

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 100 per cent covered in cash and kind and no additional funds are needed to provide humanitarian assistance to those affected by the disaster.

Appeal history:

- In July 2010 a revised appeal was launched for a CHF 14,219,542. The lead time of the appeal has been extended until 31 March 2011.

01 Nov 2010 description

Executive summary

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Indonesia country office had begun preparing a five-year strategy to support the new Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia/PMI) five-year strategy in 2009. Changes in the national leadership of PMI at the end of 2009 and subsequent changes in PMI national strategic priorities and policies and aspirations for their relationships with their Movement partners have delayed further refinement of this strategy. This revised appeal represents revised plans for 2011 of an initial fouryear plan.

26 Oct 2010 description
report World Bank

Contact:

Prabha Chandran, World Bank

Prabha.chandran@gmail.com

Tel: + 60 193940920

Seoul, Korea, October 26, 2010 - The World Bank today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding later this year with the Government of Korea, to strengthen cooperation and sharing of expertise in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation among …

15 Oct 2010 description

This report illustrates the multidimensional activities carried out by the Migration Health Division throughout the world in 2008-2009. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas are presented: Migration Health Assessments and Travel Health Assistance; Health Promotion and Assistance for Migrants and Migration Health Assistance for Crisis-Affected Populations.

08 Oct 2010 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 4,456,314

Balance Requested: US$ 720,582

Amended 9 March 2010: Lutheran World Relief (LWR) new completion date (approved 9 March 2010). Extension of LWR implementation period of four months to finish appeal activities by 30 April 2010.