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13 Aug 2002 description


Appeal Target: CHF 4,619,036
Period covered: 1 April - 30 June 2002; last Programme Update (No. 1) issued 21 May 2002

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

IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 47.2%

Related Appeals: 01.18/2002: Pan American Disaster Response Unit

Outstanding needs: 2,439,777

12 Aug 2002 description

Severe winter weather with intense snowstorms, hailstorms, rainstorms, and strong winds has affected thousands of families in the southern Andean region of Peru. More than 60 people have died, crops and livestock have been lost, and houses have been damaged or destroyed. CWS partner the Center of Studies and Disaster Prevention (PREDES) is providing 961 low-income families with corn, canned fish, salt, blankets, children's clothing, and materials for reconstruction on houses and barns.

07 Aug 2002 description
report DisasterRelief

Low-income, rural populations in Peru and Bolivia are struggling to survive a cold front that has put parts of South America under a deadly freeze. With temperatures in some places plunging to a decade-long record of negative 4 degrees Fahrenheit (negative 20 degrees Celsius), frigid conditions have been blamed for 59 deaths in Peru and five in Bolivia. Hundreds of others are suffering from hypothermia, pneumonia and frostbite.

07 Aug 2002 description
report American Red Cross

Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

05 Aug 2002 description

Appeal Number: 6735
Appeal Amount: $25,000

05 Aug 2002 description
report Global IDP Project

The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Peru. A summary is presented below. The Database and the country profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org, or the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch).

31 Jul 2002 description

In April 2002, the community of Piura, Peru was severely affected by heavy floods following 13 hours of continuous rain.

31 Jul 2002 description
report World Vision

After experiencing little improvements in the weather conditions, the intense cold, rain, hail and snow has returned. According to the National Institute of Meteorology, the bad weather is expected to continue in the following days.

31 Jul 2002 description

Baltimore, July 31, 2002 - It's winter in the southern hemisphere, and parts of Peru and Bolivia are buried under as much as three feet of snow, creating an emergency to which Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is responding with its local partners.

30 Jul 2002 description
report Government of Spain

Comunicado de la O.I.D.

Madrid, 30 de Julio de 2002 18:30 h. - N=FAmero: 9.123

La Oficina de Información Diplomática del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores hace p=FAblico el siguiente comunicado:

?La Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional, siguiendo las indicaciones del Gobierno de la nación y atendiendo a la solicitud de ayuda internacional de las autoridades peruanas, ha realizado una primera ayuda humanitaria por valor de 50.000 euros dirigida al auxilio de familias campesinas afectadas por la ola de frío sufrida en Perú durante el presente mes de julio y que ha afectado a …

28 Jul 2002 description
report Government of Peru
Medicines, Medical supplies

ITEM
Description
Quantity
01
Aerocámara lactante
4,500
02
Aerocámara escolar
6,000
03
Agua destilada 5cc
40,000
26 Jul 2002 description

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24 Jul 2002 description
report Government of Peru
(Actualizado al 24 de julio de 2002, a las 14:00 horas)

Situación

Durante la primera semana del mes de julio, tanto la sierra sur y central como la selva sur y central del territorio nacional, fueron afectadas por los efectos de una perturbación atmosférica de origen antártico, intensificada con intensas nevadas y granizo en las partes altas de la sierra y con temperaturas bajas. Las nevadas y granizo se registraron entre la tarde del 2 y la mañana del 3 de julio, bloqueando numerosas vías de comunicación en toda la zona afectada.

23 Jul 2002 description
report Government of Peru

Las misiones diplomáticas y organismos internacionales acreditados en nuestro país entregaron hoy al Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI) donaciones valorizadas en más de cien mil dólares para ser enviadas a las zonas altoandinas del sur del país.