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12 Jul 2016 description

Introduction

This supplementary appeal is presented as a follow-up of the Protection and Solutions Strategy for the Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) launched in December 2015. It outlines UNHCR’s protection and solutions interventions planned for 2016 to respond to additional and most urgent needs of refugees, asylum-seekers, returnees and internally displaced people from the NTCA in countries of origin, transit and asylum, encompassing Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.

30 Jun 2016 description

A total of USD 23.7 million* in financial requirements for the Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) situation, including USD 18.1 million in additional requirements, for the period January - December 2016:

  • USD 10.5 million for Mexico
  • USD 10 million for the Panama Regional Office
  • USD 1.3 million for Costa Rica
  • USD 1.6 million for Belize
  • USD 0.3 million for regional activities

*This total includes support costs (7 per cent).

17 Jun 2016 description
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17 June 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO)/the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and partners have set out their strategic response to Zika which will place a greater focus on preventing and managing medical complications caused by Zika virus infection. To date, US$121.9 million are necessary to effectively implement the Zika Strategic Response Plan, July 2016 to December 2017.

01 Dec 2014 description

| Overview |

Working environment The intensification of several humanitarian crises in Africa and in the Middle East is keeping global resettlement needs high. Thanks to the generosity of countries such as the United States and Canada, which have large resettlement programmes, many vulnerable refugees are able to find a solution to their plight.

21 Apr 2008 description

Glide no: TC-2007-000135

This Revised Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 2,927,000 (USD 2,927,000 or EUR 1,864,331) in cash, kind or services to assist 108,550 beneficiaries for

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,927,000

Appeal coverage: 100%;

Appeal history:

- A Preliminary Appeal was launched on 22 August 2007 for CHF 1,591,000 (USD 1,321,429 or EUR 964,942) for 6 months to assist 35,000 beneficiaries (7,000 families).

- Appeal revised on 30 August 2007 to CHF 2,399,670 (USD 2,049,249 or EUR 1,445,584) for 9 months to assist 108,550 beneficiaries (21,710 families).

28 Sep 2007 description

Appeal Target: US$ 448,873

Balance Requested from ACT Alliance: US$ 353,873

06 Sep 2007 description

Glide No. TC- 2007-000157;

The Federation's vision is to strive, through voluntary action, for a world of empowered communities, better able to address human suffering and crises with hope, respect for dignity and a concern for equity. Its mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

22 Aug 2007 description

The Federation's vision is to strive, through voluntary action, for a world of empowered communities, better able to address human suffering and crises with hope, respect for dignity and a concern for equity. Its mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

07 Oct 2005 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 181 countries.

27 Nov 2002 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 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Appeal Target: CHF 3,322,922 (USD 2.1 million; EUR 2.3 million) Beneficiaries/target groups (if available):
Period covered: I July - 30 September 2002
Last Programme Update (no. 2) issued 19 August 2002

IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 90.3%

28 Jun 2002 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target CHF 1,916,067
Period covered. 1 January - 31 May 2002.

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 58.7%

Related Appeals: 01.19/2002 Central America; 01.20/2002 Guatemala; 01.21/2002 Honduras; 01.22/2002 South America; 01.23/2002 Caribbean

Outstanding needs: CHF 791,634 (USD 533,482/EUR 537,828)

03 May 2002 description


This Annual Report is intended for reporting on the Federation's Annual Appeals only.
Appeal Target: CHF 4,447,824 (USD 2.7ml EUR 3m)

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 54.8%

Related Appeals: 01.23/2002

03 May 2002 description


This Annual Report is intended for reporting on the Federation's Annual Appeals only.
Appeal Target: CHF 3,951,408 - revised 9 August to CHF 3,155,099 - USD1.9m / EUR2.lm

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 86.1 %
Related Appeals: 01.25/2001 Pan-American Disaster Response Unit; 01.27/2001 Guatemala; 01.28/2001 Honduras; 01.29/2001 Nicaragua

23 Jan 2002 description


Launched on 12 October 2001 for CHF 655,000 for three months.
Beneficiaries: 4,350
Period covered: 1 November - 8 January 2002
Last Operations Update issued. 14 November 2001
"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 99.6%
Related Appeals: 01.32/01 Caribbean regional programmes
Outstanding needs: None

14 Nov 2001 description


Launched on 12 October 2001 for 655,000 for 3 months.
Disaster relief emergency fund (DREF ) allocated: None

Beneficiaries: 4,800

Period covered: 19 - 30 October 2001 (last Ops Update issued: 18 October 2001

"At a Glance"


Appeal coverage: 95.8%

Related Appeals: 01.32/01 Caribbean regional programmes

Outstanding needs: CHF 27,329

25 Oct 2001 description
report UN Children's Fund

URGENT NEEDS IN WATER AND SANITATION, EDUCATION AND PROTECTION

  • Over 3,000 families had their houses completely destroyed
  • Major impact on schools
  • Severe agricultural damage and destruction of infrastructure
  • Serious contamination of water supply
  • Over 65 per cent of Appeal requirements unmet
1. EMERGENCY OVERVIEW AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Displaced population in need of immediate assistance

On Sunday 8 October 2001, Hurricane Iris, a category 4 hurricane, struck Belize causing extensive damage in the south of the country where the poorest communities reside.

19 Oct 2001 description


Event
Hurricane Iris affected Belize during the period October 8-9, 2001. Iris a Category 4 hurricane with winds up to 220 kilometers per hour (140 mph) and heavy rainfall affected the southern coastal and inland villages of Belize.

Areas Affected

The primary areas affected were the districts of Stann Creek and Toledo.

18 Oct 2001 description


This Ops Update is intended for reporting on emergency appeals.
Launched on 12 October 2001 for CHF 655,000 for three months.
Beneficiaries: 4,800
Period covered: 12 October -18 October 2001

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 69.7%

Related Appeals: 01.32/01 Caribbean regional programmes; 01.26/01 Central America regional programmes

Outstanding needs: CHF 198,463

17 Oct 2001 description
report United Nations


I. OVERALL SITUATION
1.Hurricane Iris, a category four strength hurricane, hit southern Belize on 8 October 2001 at approximately 20:45 local time. The eye of the hurricane passed over some 40 villages located in the two poorest districts in the south of Belize: Toledo and Stann Creek. The hurricane resulted in storm surge related waves of between 13 and 18 feet above normal. Most of the damage caused by Iris was the result of winds that reached up to 145 miles per hour.