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31 Dec 2002 description

This document supplements the ICRC's Headquarters Appeal 2003and contains:

  • an overview of the ICRC's operations in 2003
  • a description of its presence in the field
  • a breakdown of its operational organization
  • a description of its target populations
  • a concise description of its programmes
  • a brief description of its 63 delegations
  • overall budget amounts
  • overall budget and budgets by programme for each delegation
The ICRC's operations in 2003 and the respective budget figures are presented in detail in the ICRC's Emergency Appeals 2003, …
26 Dec 2002 description

GENEVA, Dec. 26 (UNHCR) - They returned by foot or occasionally on horseback. They came jammed in pickups, on motor scooters and buses. Groups of families surrounded by donkeys, suitcases, satellite dishes and huge wooden beams from their old homes, perched precariously atop convoys of trucks resembling overcrowded fairground gondolas swathed in a kaleidoscope of colors.

20 Dec 2002 description

This report includes:

17 Dec 2002 description

At a United Nations Headquarters Press Conference today, Olara Otunnu, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, launched a new report, in which the Secretary-General provides for the Security Council's review a list of parties in conflict situations who continue to recruit and use child soldiers.

16 Dec 2002 description


10 Dec 2002 description

Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today presented its priorities and funding requirements for 2003, appealing for nearly one billion Swiss francs for humanitarian work in some 80 countries. The budget submitted to representatives of donor countries in Geneva includes 788.8 million francs for field expenditure and 149.9 million francs to fund the work of ICRC headquarters in Geneva.

06 Dec 2002 description

This report includes:
A) Global Alert

B) Middle East Region: (1) Palestinian Territories

C) Asia Region: (1) Democratic People's Republic of Korea

D) West Africa Region: (1) Côte d'Ivoire (2) Liberia (3) Sierra Leone (4) Guinea, (5) Guinea Bissau (6) Mauritania

E) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Somalia, (3) Eritrea, (4) Djibouti, (5) Burundi

F) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Zambia, (6) Zimbabwe, (7) Angola

03 Dec 2002 description

GENEVA -- Donor governments on Tuesday pledged another $280 million towards UNHCR's worldwide programs for 2003, bringing the total promised contributions to date to a record $317 million. This amounts to nearly one- third of the refugee agency's 2003 total projected needs of more than $1 billion.

30 Nov 2002 description

CAP 2003: WHO requests US$ 65 million to reduce deaths and illness in countries in acute emergencies

22 Nov 2002 description

This report includes:
(A) Africa Hunger Alert campaign

(B) Consolidated Appeals Launch

(C) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea

(D) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Burundi, (3) Republic of Congo

(E) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi,

(4) Mozambique, (5) Zambia, (6) Zimbabwe

(F) West Africa Region: (1) Côte d'Ivoire (2) Sierra Leone (3) Liberia

(G) Mediterranean Region: (1) Palestinian Territories

(H) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan

19 Nov 2002 description

At a Headquarters press briefing today, Carolyn M. McAskie, Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), announced the launch of the Inter-agency Consolidated Appeals for 2003. Being held in capitals around the world, the Appeals are $3 billion for 50 million beneficiaries in countries experiencing humanitarian crises.