Appeals & Response Plans
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The Australian Government's commitment to humanitarian relief for the people of Iraq stands at more than $100 million.
This is made up of $17.5 million contributed earlier this year for international agencies to assist the most vulnerable in Iraq, $38 million for urgent humanitarian relief operations under the UN Flash Appeal and $45 million for further humanitarian requirements and priority reconstruction activities.
ANKARA, 11 April (IRIN) - Facilitation along Turkey's 331-km border with Iraq is improving, further enhancing the importance of what could prove a major humanitarian corridor to northern Iraq, aid agencies told IRIN on Friday. The Habur crossing is seen as a key entry point for much-needed relief items.
Latest reports from ICRC staff in Baghdad and Basra. Dire situation in Baghdad hospitals as anarchy grips the capital.
(OTTAWA, April 11, 2003) -The Canadian Red Cross is profoundly alarmed by the chaos currently prevailing in Baghdad and other parts of Iraq. Lawless persons, sometimes armed, have been ransacking and looting even essential public facilities such as hospitals and water-supply installations. Hospitals in Baghdad are closed because of combat damage, looting or fear of looting. Hardly any medical or support staff are still reporting for work. Patients have either fled the hospitals or have been left without care.
Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 11 Apr 2003
As the President has repeatedly stated, the United States intends to stay the course in Iraq and help the people of Iraq rebuild their country in the aftermath of war. Iraqi and international participation will be vital to a successful, post-Saddam reconstruction effort.
Following are questions and answers on the USAID procurements that will support the reconstruction of Iraq.
1. What is the source of funding for the contracts and grants that USAID is awarding?
Funds appropriated by the U.S. Congress - ultimately the U.S. taxpayer.
Security Is Number One Requirement for Delivering Humanitarian Aid
Written by Mason Booth, Staff Writer, RedCross.org
The Danish Refugee Council is prepared to assist victims of the war in Iraq. In the Diyala Province northeast of Baghdad, we will be responsible for provisions of food, blankets, medicin and shelter to up to 1/4 million refugees.
From the Field
Save the Children has directly addressed United Nations Security Council members about the plight of the people of Iraq that we have witnessed on the ground in the country. In a briefing yesterday, Save the Children outlined its concerns about the humanitarian situation in Iraq, and these points will be reiterated at a press conference at the UN in New York this afternoon (3.00 pm New York time; 8.00 pm British time).
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced an initial $7.9 million award to the North Carolina-based Research Triangle Institute (RTI) to promote Iraqi participation in Iraq's post-conflict reconstruction. Providing the people of Iraq, and in particular women, the opportunity to participate in public decision-making and stimulate local initiatives is a key component of the U.S. government's assistance program for Iraq.
Nejib Friji, UN Spokesman
Baghdad effort shifting
-- Clearing up areas of remaining opposition
-- Securing key locations
Vanishing regime leadership
Coalition seizes former Iraqi HQ in Al Amarah
Press reports say Kurds have taken Kirkuk
Security Situation Update
Rear Area Threat:
- 9 days without a missile attack into Kuwait
- Missile attacks still possible
- Iraqi paramilitary activities north of Kuwaiti border
Travel in Iraq entails risk
- Close interaction with HOC prior to departure is highly recommended to ensure receipt of the most recent …
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced an initial $2 million, 12-month contract to Creative Associates International Inc. (CAII) to address immediate educational needs and promote participation of the Iraqi people in a sustainable, decentralized educational system. The U.S.
Action Against Hunger UK is contributing to the charity's international efforts to bring emergency relief to the Iraqi population through teams positioned in the region. Access to drinking water is a main issue in several regions, notably the south of the country where power stations and pumping stations have been destroyed.
Briefing by Geoff Keele, UNICEF Communication Officer, IRAQ
AI Index: MDE14/085/2003