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13 Jul 1999 description
report United Nations

Major Increase in Funding Said to be Ultimate Solution for Enhancing Humanitarian Assistance

12 Jul 1999 description

By Ricardo Miranda

GUATEMALA CITY, July 12 (Reuters) - Authorities turned to cleaning up on Monday after a powerful earthquake tore through a Caribbean coastal region of Central America, killing one Guatemalan and injuring 40 people in another blow to a region that was pounded by Hurricane Mitch last year.

The quake, felt in five countries on Sunday, measured up to 6.6 on the Richter scale, enough to destroy homes and crack buildings close to the epicenter near Puerto Barrios, a port town on Guatemala's small access to the Caribbean Sea, near the Honduran border.

Puerto …

11 Jul 1999 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 99/0080
Honduras and Guatemala - Earthquake
OCHA - Geneva Situation Report No.1

15 Mar 1999 description

Ottawa -- Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), will increase its emergency food aid package to respond to extraordinary food relief requests, the Honourable Diane Marleau, Minister for International Cooperation and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, announced today. The new food aid package is expected to reach over 850,000 people, around the world, who are in emergency situations.

17 Feb 1999 description

For more information contact Daniel Epstein, Hotel V Centenario, Santo Domingo, (809) 221-0000 or Bryna Brennan, Office of Public Information, Tel. (202) 974-3457, email: brennanb@paho.org Fax (202) 974-3143, Office of Public Informationfurther information contact:

16 Feb 1999 description

For further information contact: Daniel Epstein, Hotel V Centenario, Santo Domingo, (809) 221-0000, or Bryna Brennan, Office of Public Information, Tel (202) 974-3457, Fax (202) 974-3143, Office of Public Information

15 Feb 1999 description

Ref: OCHAGVA - 99/0039


Status Report on UN Transitional Appeal for Relief and Immediate Rehabilitation
22 Jan 1999 description


Ref: OCHAGVA - 99/004
CENTRAL AMERICA - HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM MITCH
OCHA SITUATION REPORT NO. 16
22 JANUARY 1998

This contributions table is an annex to the Status report on UN Transitional Appeal for Relief and Immediate Rehabilitation in Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala and Belize:

22 Jan 1999 description

Ref: OCHAGVA - 99/004
CENTRAL AMERICA - HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM MITCH
OCHA SITUATION REPORT NO. 16

22 Jan 1999 description

Hurricane "Mitch" cut a deadly path across much of Central America between 26 October and 1 November 1998. Torrential rains and high winds caused widespread flooding and landslides, leaving thousands dead and even more homeless in the wake of what some are calling the worst natural disaster in the region's modern history.