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31 Mar 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Geneva, 30 March 2015

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

31 Mar 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Funds Sent To: Lutheran Foundation of Diaconia - FLD

Amount Sent: US$ 34.197,00

Date: 30 March 2015

Details of Response

Emergency: Indigenous people suffer from floods in Acre and Amazonas states

Date of Emergency: March 2015

ACT Requesting Member(s): Lutheran Foundation of Diaconia - FLD

I. NARRATIVE SUMMARY

DETAILS OF THE EMERGENCY

30 Mar 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

In February and March, heavy rain and floods have hit Acre in northern Brazil, 80,000 people have been severely affected in particular marginal communities and indigenous people.

According to authorities the Acre River exceeded its highest recorded height of 17.66 meters, reaching 18.40 meters.

The most affected people are communities on river banks and indigenous peoples, especially the Apurinã indigenous people of Pauini, near the Purus River in Amazonas.

26 Mar 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

This is not a new emergency, but an Alert to ACT Alliance members of an Appeal following an RRF Disbursement.

Jobs

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30 Mar 2015 description
job Closing date: 12 Apr 2015 ACT Alliance

The ACT Alliance (ACT) Secretariat is seeking a 3-person Evaluation Team to carrying out the external evaluation of ACT Appeal Program PHL131 – Typhoon Haiyan Response, Philippines.