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31 Dec 2002 description

This document supplements the ICRC's Headquarters Appeal 2003and contains:

  • an overview of the ICRC's operations in 2003
  • a description of its presence in the field
  • a breakdown of its operational organization
  • a description of its target populations
  • a concise description of its programmes
  • a brief description of its 63 delegations
  • overall budget amounts
  • overall budget and budgets by programme for each delegation
The ICRC's operations in 2003 and the respective budget figures are presented in detail in the ICRC's Emergency Appeals 2003, …
17 Dec 2002 description

PR 02/129
Rome, 17 December 2002 - Some 40 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are threatened by severe food shortages and a major humanitarian crisis is deepening in southern Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.

16 Dec 2002 description

ROME - The United Nations World Food Programme today officially launched the Africa Hunger Alert campaign, aimed at drawing international attention to the unprecedented hunger crisis gripping the African continent where 38 million people face starvation.

12 Dec 2002 description

CCA Guidance for Southern Africa Rainfall for Jan-Mar 2003 At One Month Lead

03 Dec 2002 description

GENEVA -- Donor governments on Tuesday pledged another $280 million towards UNHCR's worldwide programs for 2003, bringing the total promised contributions to date to a record $317 million. This amounts to nearly one- third of the refugee agency's 2003 total projected needs of more than $1 billion.

22 Nov 2002 description

This report includes:
(A) Africa Hunger Alert campaign

(B) Consolidated Appeals Launch

(C) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea

(D) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Burundi, (3) Republic of Congo

(E) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi,

(4) Mozambique, (5) Zambia, (6) Zimbabwe

(F) West Africa Region: (1) Côte d'Ivoire (2) Sierra Leone (3) Liberia

(G) Mediterranean Region: (1) Palestinian Territories

(H) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan

19 Nov 2002 description

At a Headquarters press briefing today, Carolyn M. McAskie, Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), announced the launch of the Inter-agency Consolidated Appeals for 2003. Being held in capitals around the world, the Appeals are $3 billion for 50 million beneficiaries in countries experiencing humanitarian crises.

13 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

18 Oct 2002 description

Appeal Target: CHF 1,086,000 Beneficiaries/target groups (if available): N/A
Period covered: April - September, 2002

Appeal coverage: 102.3%
Related Appeals: N/A
Outstanding needs: None

Summary: The final rounds of National Immunization Days for 2002 supported by this appeal will take place between October and December 2002 for Pakistan, Nigeria, Niger, Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Chad and Egypt.

The context

30 Sep 2002 description
report Carleton University

Prepared by: Caroline Delany and Sonja Varga*
With the generous support of the Canadian International Development Agency.

26 Sep 2002 description
report Global IDP Project

A Global Overview of Internal Displacement

26 Sep 2002 description
report Global IDP Project

Some 25 million people are now internally displaced due to conflicts that have spread since the Cold War, according to a major new survey published this week. Internally displaced people (IDPs) are a huge humanitarian problem; outnumbering conventional refugees by two-to-one and nearly always receiving less protection, says the four-year survey by the Global IDP Project.

20 Sep 2002 description

This report includes:
(A) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Swaziland, (6) Zambia, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Ethiopia, (9) Uganda, (10) Burundi, (11) Tanzania

(B) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Namibia, (3) Democratic Republic of Congo, (4) Republic of Congo

(C) Middle East Region: (1) Palestinian Territories

(D) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan

(E) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Cuba, (2) Colombia, (3) Guatemala