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31 Dec 2005 description

Highlights

- In the past month (Epidemiological weeks 49-52 inclusive), a total of 316,896

- health events under surveillance including 32 reported deaths.

- This week, 127 of the 188 reporting units (68%) reported a total of 76,252 consultations, including 9 deaths.

- The main causes for consultations this week are Acute Respiratory Infection (22%), Acute Watery Diarrhoea (5%), and injuries (5%), followed by Fever of Unexplained Origin (4%).

- ARI continues to contribute significantly to the overall consultations in all reporting districts.

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)

31 Dec 2005 description
report AmeriCares

Nearly three months after Pakistan's devastating 7.6-magnitude earthquake, winter has hit hard in the mountainous regions most affected by the quake. The first two days of the new year saw blizzard conditions in the Allai Valley, with accumulations of snow reaching nearly three feet, cutting off road access into the area.

30 Dec 2005 description
  1. Introduction

    Overview

    1.1 The Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Emergency Capacity is a consortium of seven NGOs undertaking a collaborative capacity-building effort. The IWG principals commissioned a Report on Emergency Capacity, which was published in July 2004. (1) The Report's findings led to the creation of the Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Project, composed of four initiatives to improve the effectiveness of member agency work in the field.

30 Dec 2005 description

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

30 Dec 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland -The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has met the needs of 68,450 earthquake survivors in the Pakistani-administered region of Kashmir.

30 Dec 2005 description

To help alleviate the difficulties and hardships of earthquake affected employees of Pakistan Steel, the management has decided to compensate them with non-refundable grant of Rs 50,000 per family in addition to thirty corrugated galvanized sheets per family for construction of their houses.

30 Dec 2005 description

BRUSSELS - With a contribution of a 4 million euros from ECHO for Pakistan today, the European Commission (EC) has provided its largest contribution since 1992 - some 214 million euros - to the United Nations World Food Programme's (WFP) operations around the globe in its effort to save lives and feed the hungry poor.

30 Dec 2005 description

ISLAMABAD, Dec 30 (Reuters) - An avalanche in northwestern Pakistan caused by an earthquake aftershock has killed 24 people, police said on Friday.

30 Dec 2005 description

The U.S. helicopters have exceeded a major milestone in delivering more than 14 million pounds of humanitarian assistance since helicopter operations started on October 10 in the affected areas.

30 Dec 2005 description

The business community of Sialkot will soon provide machinery worth over Rs.30 million to a 100-bed hospital in Balakot.

30 Dec 2005 description

The State Bank of Pakistan has initiated a voluntary scheme for contribution from export proceeds to the noble cause of helping the earthquake victims of northern areas of Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.

30 Dec 2005 description

CLEAN DRINKING WATER PROVIDED TO ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE SURVIVORS

30 Dec 2005 description
report Malteser

Cologne/Islamabad. In addition to the assistance already provided for the people in the earthquake affected region in South Asia, Malteser International prepares another relief programme: Within the next days, helicopters will bring 10,000 corrugated iron sheets and isolation material into the remote Palas Valley in the Himalya region in Pakistan. The target group consists of 1,000 families, i. e. up to 8,000 people. The corrugated iron sheets will be used in order to set up winterized shelters for the families.

29 Dec 2005 description

ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (APP): About 50 bed state of art Orthopedic Hospital has begun functioning in district Mansehra.

29 Dec 2005 description

USAID establishes warehouses for relief supplies in Dubai