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22 Dec 2000 description


Period covered: 16 October - 18 December 2000
The hurricane relief operation is fully underway in all six programme areas: food relief; vector control; well cleaning; health training; water tank construction and latrine rehabilitation. A recent mission by the water and sanitation delegate based in Venezuela was particularly useful as regards implementation of the water and sanitation component. All activities are funded, following a recent confirmation of an ECHO contribution, and constant liaison is ensured with government authorities and external partners.

The Context

07 Dec 2000 description

FRIENDS OF BELIZE MEETING
THE PROGRAM FOR RECOVERY FROM HURRICANE KEITH

30 Nov 2000 description


THIS APPEAL REPLACES THE PRELIMINARY APPEAL; THE TOTAL BUDGET IS NOW CHF 1,260,502; AN ADDITIONAL CHF 323,065 IS REQUIRED IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES TO ASSIST 7,000 BENEFICIARIES WITH FOOD, HYGIENE, WATER, AND SANITATION ASSISTANCE FOR 4 MONTHS
Summary

30 Nov 2000 description


Belmopan, November 30, 2000

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary
I. HURRICANE KEITH: THE FURY OF NATURE
II. BELIZE’S DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

15 Nov 2000 description
report International Aid

SPRING LAKE, Mich. (Nov. 15, 2000) -- International Aid, a Christian relief, development and training agency, is sending two shipments of relief supplies to Belize, Central America.

13 Nov 2000 description

One month after Hurricane Keith struck Belize, Red Cross teams are focusing on providing the population with clean water and latrines to prevent epidemics, following persistent heavy rains in October which caused rivers to overflow.

06 Nov 2000 description

Torrential rains and heavy flooding from Hurricane "Keith", in late September, particularly in the northern and central parts of the country, have resulted in severe damage to housing and infrastructure, as well as to the agricultural and fishery sectors. Thousands of farmers have been left homeless and their farming plots and wares destroyed. It is reported that the food situation of many of the affected rural families is under threat. Important damage has also been incurred to the banana and sugar export sector as well as to booming tourist resorts.

23 Oct 2000 description

Israel/Palestine

19 Oct 2000 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2000/0204
OCHA Situation Report No. 10
Belize - Hurricane "Keith"

18 Oct 2000 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM
Church World Service is the Humanitarian Agency of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.
35 Denominations & Communions Working Together to Meet Human Needs

EMERGENCY ACCOUNT #6724 for $20,000

16 Oct 2000 description

National Emergency Management Organization of Belize
Damage Assessment and Evaluation Committee

13 Oct 2000 description

Baltimore, October 13, 2000 - Catholic Relief Services is committing an initial $65,000 to relief efforts in Central America and the Caribbean in response to the hurricane that struck the region earlier this month. The funding will be used by Caritas Mexicana to work in the affected areas of Tapachula, Veracruz and Tabasco in the southernmost region of the Mexico.

13 Oct 2000 description
report Government of Japan

On October 13 (Fri), the Government of Japan decided to extend to the Government of Belize emergency material aid of electricity generators, blankets, plastic sheets and other items worth about 9,250,000 yen.

Hurricane Keith hit Belize from October 1 to 3 and caused great damage to the country, especially in the northern region. According to the Government of Belize and other sources, the total number of the afflicted people is about 10,000 out of Belize's population of about 240,000, including four persons dead and five missing.

13 Oct 2000 description


Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2000/0201
OCHA Situation Report No. 9
Belize - Hurricane "Keith"
13 October 2000

Floodwaters rising again in Orange Walk and Corozal Districts

Situation