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In addition to support under its regular and special facilities, the IMF provides emergency assistance through loans to help members meet economic problems arising from sudden and unforeseeable natural disasters. The IMF has also expanded the scope of emergency assistance to include countries emerging from conflict in carefully defined situations.
appeal no. 13/99
situation report no. 3
period covered: 21 June - 10 August 1999
Information available as of 15 August 1999 was used in preparing this report.
Geneva, 27 July 1999
NEW YORK, Thursday 22 July 1999: Even as the global assault against polio, one of the most feared childhood diseases, enters its final phase, the health of children across the planet is more precarious today than a decade ago, when ambitious goals were set for the defeat of many childhood illnesses, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported today.
Pakistan Red Crescent mobile medical teams
are providing services in cyclone affected areas and helping to define
needs and identify beneficiaries for the relief operation. Purchasing of
relief items is under way. The National Society reports that people will
need help with their economic recovery and re-establishing their livelihood.
appeal no. 13/99
period covered: 26 May - 21 June 1999
Ethnic Albanians begin their return
Kosovo -- "As peace gains a foothold, the crisis here changes but continues," cautions Vitali Vorona, Church World Service representative in the Balkans.
On the roads into Kosovo, scenes of joy are tempered with the harsh reality of homes destroyed, family members lost, and lives changed forever.
In the weeks and months ahead nearly 1,000,000 ethnic Albanians will attempt to return to their homes and communities
CYCLONE ITSELF WAS KILLER, BUT AFTERMATH POSSIBLY MORE DEVASTATING, SAYS UNITED NATIONS IN PAKISTAN
Press Release SG/SM/7024
Addressing Summit on Security of International Civil Service, Kofi Annan Stresses 'Safety and Security of Staff is Non-Negotiable Issue'
Following is the text of the address by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the second Summit on the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service, in New York on 9 June:
Karachi (dpa) - Pakistan Saturday released a group of 107 Indian fishermen along with their 17 fishing boats and handed them over to a visiting Indian fishermen delegation, officials said.
J. J. Paramar, head of the Indian delegation who received the fishermen, told Pakistani officials that they were on their routine fishing trips when pushed into Pakistani waters by the recent cyclone.
A tropical cyclone hit India and coastal Pakistan recently killing hundreds of people and rendered homeless thousands others.
Background on the Situation
OCHA/GVA - 99/0065
Pakistan - Cyclone
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
The Chinese Red Cross has donated 50,000
US dollars to cyclone relief in Pakistan, providing much needed funding
to assist victims of flooding in Sindh province. The Chinese Red Cross,
which itself responded to the biggest floods in decades last year, delivered
the funds to the Pakistani Red Crescent through the Chinese embassy in
Islamabad on June 1.
Abdul Rafiq Burki, secretary general of the Pakistani Red Crescent expressed his sincere thanks, saying the donation demonstrated the profound friendship between the people of Pakistan and China.
The following is a report on the arrival of emergency supplies in Pakistan. The supplies were approved for shipment on May 26 (Wed).
1. Arrival of the supplies in Pakistan
The supplies were shipped to Mozambique
according to the following schedule:
(from the JICA warehouse in Singapore)
- May 28 (Fri) 5:45 pm Departed Singapore
aboard flight TG412
" 7:05 pm Arrived in Bangkok
- May 29 (Sat) 7:15 pm Departed Bangkok aboard flight TG501
ISLAMABAD (June 1) XINHUA - China's National Red Cross Society Tuesday donated 50,000 U.S. dollars to Pakistan's Red Crescent Society as relief assistance to the cyclone-hit area in southern Sindh province.
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Lu Shulin handed over the check here to Abdul Rafiq Burki, secretary general of Pakistan's Red Crescent Society (PRCS).
CWS - Hotline 31/5/99
PAKISTAN -- CWS-Pakistan and its local partners are working to distribute emergency relief one tent, one tarpaulin, and one food basket each to 1,000 of the most vulnerable families in one of the poorest areas of Pakistan's Sindh province, after a May 20 cyclone that destroyed 2,000 homes and inundated 40,000 acres of land. At least 700 people are missing. The homeless are desperate for shelter, and strong winds and rains have hampered relief work. CWS is appealing for 60,000 in support of this effort.
Background on the Situation