15 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
31 Dec 2010 description

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

Programme summary:

Red Cross National Societies are community-based organizations.

20 Dec 2010 description
report IRIN

PORT MORESBY, 20 December 2010 (IRIN) - At the northern tip of New Britain island, the Rabaul Volcanological Observatory (RVO) keeps watch over 16 active volcanoes across Papua New Guinea (PNG).

PNG, with about six million inhabitants, is situated on the Pacific Rim of Fire and highly prone to disaster.

"Unless we are prepared it's going to be chaotic and a disaster," Rabi Narayan Gaudo, UN Development Programme (UNDP) project manager for disaster risk management, told IRIN. "The time gap between each eruption can be hundreds of years, which is something the …

01 May 2008 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2007 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In brief

Programmes summary:

Despite the many challenges faced by the regional office and the national societies in the region, progress has been made in all programmes under the Appeal 2006-2007.

21 Dec 2007 description

This report covers the period 1/7/2007 to 31/10/2007 of the 2006-07 appeal.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary: There have been no dramatic events during this reporting period.

21 Aug 2007 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 185 countries.

In Brief

Period covered by this final report: 14 October to 14 November, 2006.

16 May 2007 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary:

In the overall development of the Pacific national societies, 2006 saw staff, volunteers …

21 Oct 2006 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 185 countries.

In Brief

This DREF Bulletin Update focuses on response to the recent 6.7 Richter scale earthquake in New Britain as well as continued assistance to survivors of the Mt. Tavurvur volcano.

13 Oct 2006 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 185 countries. In Brief This DREF Bulletin is being issued based on the situation described below reflecting the information available at this time.

09 Oct 2006 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 185 countries.

In Brief

This Bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the situation and the information available at this time. Application to the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund is being considered.

07 Oct 2006 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

CANBERRA, Oct 7 (Reuters) - A volcanic eruption on the Papua New Guinea island of New Britain on Saturday caused panicked residents to flee homes and sent ash plumes 18 kilometres into the air. Mount Tavurvur on the outskirts of the former provincial capital Rabaul erupted around 8.45 a.m.