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28 May 2004 description

Partie depuis sa base régionale de Managua, Télécoms sans Frontières est l'une des premières ONGs présente en République Dominicaine. Dès le 26 mai, l'équipe de Télécoms sans Frontières s'est rendue au cœur de la zone la plus sinistrée du pays, dans la ville de Jimani, à quelques kilomètres de la frontière haïtienne.

28 May 2004 description
report Project HOPE

(May 28, 2004 ) MILLWOOD, Va. - Project HOPE, an international nonprofit health education and humanitarian assistance organization based in Millwood, Va., is launching an extensive humanitarian aid effort to assist thousands of people affected this week by the torrential rains and flooding.

28 May 2004 description

Baltimore, May 28, 2004 - With support from Lutheran World Relief, emergency medical and food aid is on its way to survivors of heavy flooding in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

28 May 2004 description

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27 May 2004 description
report Government of Spain
  1. A las 17.00 horas se ha celebrado una reunión de coordinación en la sede de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI) con representantes de los siguientes departamentos: Gabinete de Crisis de Presidencia del Gobierno, Ministerio del Interior (Dirección General de Protección Civil), Ministerio de Sanidad y Ministerio de Defensa, además de los componentes del Área de Ayuda Humanitaria y de Emergencia del Gabinete Técnico de la AECI.
27 May 2004 description
report Government of Spain
  1. Las lluvias torrenciales sufridas desde el pasado día 24 han originado inundaciones con devastadoras consecuencias en Haití y en la República Dominicana. En el primer país los daños se concentran en la localidad de Fonds Verrettes. Los informes de OCHA cifran en 346 el número de muertos o desaparecidos; en la Rep. Dominicana las cifras se elevan a unos 200, localizadas en la municipalidad de Jimani, en la provincia de Independencia.

    2. La situación política de Haití impide un conocimiento preciso de la situación y una coordinación institucionalizada de la ayuda.

27 May 2004 description

(New York, NY...May 27, 2004) American Jewish World Service is sending humanitarian aid to the people affected by the floods in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

27 May 2004 description
report American Red Cross

Written by Lesly Hallman , Staff Writer, RedCross.org
Search and rescue efforts continue in Haiti and the Dominican Republic after days of heavy rain caused flooding that has killed close to 2,000 people and destroyed thousands of homes.

27 May 2004 description
report AmeriCares

As the death toll rises in the wake of the deadly flooding in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, AmeriCares is sending a shipment of relief aid to treat the needs of those stranded and without access to shelter or clean water. The cargo, which consists of critical medicines and hospital supplies such as antibiotics, respiratory medicines, nutritional supplements, IV sets, anti-inflamatories and medical equipment, will arrive in Santo Domingo on Friday, May 28. The aid will supplement two earlier AmeriCares shipments of health care supplies valued at $5 million.

27 May 2004 description

Ottawa - The Government of Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), is contributing $ 100,000 in response to the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' (IFRC) appeal for relief efforts in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Flooding due to recent heavy rains has affected areas throughout both countries, resulting in a high number of casualties - hundreds of people have died and many more are missing.

27 May 2004 description
report Canadian Red Cross

(Ottawa, May 27, 2004) - The Canadian Red Cross today announced a contribution of $50,000 to help provide relief assistance to people affected by floods in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The Red Cross Societies in both the Dominican Republic and Haiti are providing search and rescue, first aid, psychological support and relief supplies such as tents, blankets, mattresses, clean water, food, hygiene kits and kitchen sets.

27 May 2004 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2004/0077
OCHA Situation Report No. 3
Floods - Haiti/Dominican Republic
27 May 2004

27 May 2004 description
report Caritas

Cáritas. Madrid, 27 de mayo de 2004.- Diversos equipos de voluntarios de la Cáritas Nacional de la Rep=FAblica Dominicana están prestando ayuda humanitaria de emergencia a los miles de personas afectadas por las inundaciones que, como consecuencia del desbordamiento de los ríos Blanco y Yuna, han asolado las regiones de Jamaní, en la frontera con Haití, y Duarte, en el noreste de la Rep=FAblica Dominicana.

27 May 2004 description


Over the past week, both Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the two countries on the island of Hispaniola, have been ravaged by severe flooding after several days of heavy rain. Hundreds have perished in the two countries as a direct result of mud slides and flash flooding. The hardest hit area was in and around the town of Jimani in the southwestern part of the Dominican Republic near the border with Haiti. The Soliel River overflowed its banks before dawn on the morning of the 25th of May 2004 catching the town by surprise.

27 May 2004 description
report Oxfam

Intermón Oxfam ha desplegado un vasto programa de asistencia urgente en Jimaní y se prepara para llevar ayuda urgente a Haití y otras zonas de Rep=FAblica Dominicana

27 May 2004 description
report Christian Aid

Hundreds of people have been killed and thousands left homeless as floods and mudslides batter Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

27 May 2004 description

Geneva, 27 May 2004 - The death toll and damages caused by the devastating floods and landslides in the border areas between the Dominican Republic and Haiti continue to rise. According to official reports the death toll in the Dominican Republic has risen to 233 while in Haiti it has risen to 358.

27 May 2004 description
report Oxfam

International agency Oxfam has responded fast to the disastrous flooding on the border of the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Oxfam is providing food and clean water to those affected in the Jimani region of the Dominican Republic and is preparing to scale up its response on the Haitian side of the border and other areas of the Dominican Republic.

27 May 2004 description

No.: 62/04

The Norwegian Government has decided to allocate NOK 1 million (USD 145 000) in humanitarian aid to the victims of the worst floods on the island of Hispañola in 100 years.

The money is being channelled through Norwegian Church Aid and its local partner, Servicio Social de Iglesias, and will be used immediately for local purchases of food, clothing, medicines and drinking water.

Press contact: Information Adviser Odd Naustdal, tel.: 22 24 30 12; mobile phone: 911 49 490

27 May 2004 description
report Save the Children

Westport, CT (Wednesday May 27) -- Save the Children is moving quickly to support relief efforts along the border towns of the Dominican Republic and Haiti where floods this week claimed the lives of more than 1,900 people in both countries.