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31 Dec 2005 description

"This year has been a year like no other for humanitarian action, bracketed by devastating disasters, - the Indian Ocean Tsunami in the final days of 2004 and the South Asia earthquake of October 2005, on top of the worst hurricane season in living memory - and stretching all humanitarian agencies to their maximum capacity and beyond." (Introduction of Humanitarian Appeals 2006- 30 November 2005)

23 Dec 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.

21 Dec 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. For more information: www.ifrc.org

15 Dec 2005 description

by Manuel Rodríguez and Eva M. Calvo

With 26 tropical storms and 14 hurricanes, the 2005 hurricane season has been rated one of the most active and destructive in history.

Forecasts made at the beginning of the year by experts at the United States National Hurricane Center (NOAA) predicted the formation of at least 12 cyclone systems, five of these reaching categories 3 to 5 in Saffir-Simpson scale.

01 Dec 2005 description

(New York: 1 December 2005): More than 30,000 people remain displaced in temporary shelters in Honduras, in the wake of tropical storm Gamma, the 24th named storm of the official 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, and the last to cause significant damage in the Americas.

23 Nov 2005 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

BACKGROUND

The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season has brought an unprecedented 13 hurricanes to date, of which five—Dennis, Emily, Stan, Wilma, and Beta—along with Tropical Storm Gamma, have devastated parts of Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti, and Grenada.

18 Nov 2005 description
report Médecins du Monde

Mission Mexique

Urgence ouragan Stan : Médecins du Monde soutient depuis le 7 octobre la prise en charge médicale des sinistrés du Chiapas

Suite au passage de l'ouragan Stan qui a frappé le 4 octobre le Guatemala, le Salvador et le sud du Mexique, Médecins du Monde intervient auprès des populations sinistrées de la Sierra Madre Mediana et Alta d'Escuintla, dans la région du Chiapas, au Mexique.

Un bilan déjà lourd

Sur l'ensemble de l'Etat du Chiapas, le bilan, encore provisoire, fait état officiellement de 104 morts et de 100 000 sinistrés, actuellement …

10 Nov 2005 description

Discurso | San Pedro Mixtepec, Oaxaca. Palabras del Presidente Vicente Fox Quesada durante la Reunión de Evaluación por los Daños Causados por el Huracán Stan en Oaxaca, que tuvo lugar en el salón Monte Albán del Hotel Villa Sol.

Bien.

08 Nov 2005 description


Boca del Río, Veracruz. Diversas intervenciones durante la Reunión de Evaluación y Presentación de Resultados de la Reconstrucción de los daños Ocasionados por el Huracán Stan en Veracruz.
-Moderadora: Damos inicio a esta Reunión de Evaluación y Presentación de Resultados de la Reconstrucción de los daños ocasionados por el Huracán Stan, invitando a todos los presentes a permanecer de pie y entonar nuestro Himno Nacional

(Himno Nacional)

07 Nov 2005 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

02 Nov 2005 description

WASHINGTON, DC - Due to the damage caused by Hurricane Wilma in Mexico, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing an additional $300,000 to the Mexican Red Cross and other implementing partners for the local purchase and distribution of emergency relief supplies. To date, USAID has provided a total of $600,000 for hurricane relief efforts in Mexico.

02 Nov 2005 description

Geneva and New York: 2 November 2005: "Tens of thousands of people in Central America continue to suffer the ravages of hurricane Stan," said Yvette Stevens, Assistant Emergency Relief Coordinator, today, ahead of an information meeting convened by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on assistance to the communities affected by hurricane Stan.