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21 Dec 2006 description

Au total, l'aide publique française non remboursable, incluant l'opération militaire Béryx d'appui aux opérations humanitaires, s'est élevée à près de 67 M€, pour l'Indonésie, le Sri Lanka, la Thaïlande, les Maldives, l'Inde et les Seychelles, ainsi que pour la mise en place d'un système d'alerte au niveau régional.

Il convient d'ajouter 300 M€ de prêts à taux concessionnels proposés aux principaux pays touchés et le moratoire décidé en Club de Paris, à l'initiative de notre pays, sur les échéances 2005 des dettes indonésienne et sri lankaise.

21 Dec 2006 description

The Federation's vision is to strive, through voluntary action, for a world of empowered communities, better able t o address human suffering and crises with hope, respect for dignity and a concern for equity. Its 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 183 countries.

18 Dec 2006 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 185 countries.

In Brief

Emergency and Recovery Plan of Action (Appeal No. 28/2004)

Ops. Update no.

14 Dec 2006 description
report Hong Kong Red Cross

Introduction

Two years after the tsunami which was happened on 26 December 2004, Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) continues with recovery programs to assist the affected population in eight countries. Reconstruction and health programs in Indonesia are in full swing. Yet, in Sri Lanka, due to the deteriorating security situation, some rehabilitation activities were hampered. Whereas in the Maldives, India, and Thailand, key programs for the rehabilitation phase are either speedily progressing or completed.

12 Dec 2006 description
Donor Report - 12 December 2006

FOREWORD

The Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that struck on 26 December 2004 created an unprecedented challenge for the United Nations and the world at large. At the same time, it started a new era of increased cooperation in response in the humanitarian sector.

01 Dec 2006 description
report UN News Service

Former United States President Bill Clinton starts his last visit to Asia today as the Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery, making stops in India, Thailand and Indonesia to review rebuilding progress after the ravages of the 2004 disaster that killed over 230,000 people and affected more than 12 countries in the region.

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02 Nov 2006 description

Norway will contribute NOK 30 million for the first three-year phase of a programme to protect and replant mangrove forests.

01 Nov 2006 description

IMPACT

The FAO interventions had considerable impact on the overall economy of the Seychelles and on the lives of the individual beneficiaries.

- Interventions in the fisheries sector enabled many fishers to resume fishing activities thus contributing to the restoration of adequate levels of fish production both for the local and export markets.

- Safety at sea has been enhanced owing to the provision of navigational and life saving equipment.

- Assistance to farmers has led to an increase in vegetable supply in the local market, thus reducing prices and increasing access for …

21 Sep 2006 description

New York - The Office of the Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery (OSE), in partnership with the World Conservation Union (IUCN), hosted a high-level gathering on September 12 to discuss IUCN's "Mangroves for the Future" Initiative (MFF) at UN headquarters in New York.

The Mangroves for the Future Initiative will improve the security and livelihoods of those in the tsunami-affected countries in the Indian Ocean region by conserving mangroves and other natural ecosystems.

14 Jul 2006 description

A major independent evaluation published today calls for a fairer system of funding emergencies so that all those affected can escape suffering and death and rebuild their lives. This is essential given the rise in natural disasters the world is facing.

06 Jul 2006 description

The World Conservation Union launches a five-year programme to reduce the vulnerability and improve the livelihoods of coastal communities in twelve countries in Asia and Africa. The programme will work with communities to restore ecosystems and improve livelihoods in severely degraded coastal zones, and integrate ecosystem concerns into post-tsunami reconstruction and development processes at local and national levels.

06 Jun 2006 description

This report provides an assessment of the impact of the December 26 2004 tsunami on fish populations in the Seychelles. It also includes recommendations on the implementation of a coral reef monitoring and management strategy.

17 May 2006 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.

31 Mar 2006 description

Post disaster impact assessments in Asia-Pacific

In this issue:

  • Post disaster impact assessment
  • Socio-economic impact of the December 2004 earthquake and indian ocean tsunami
  • Post disaster building damage assessment
  • Damage and loss assessment in agriculture
  • Psychosocial impacts
  • Forgotten vulnerability
  • Gender considerations
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24 Mar 2006 description

This fact sheet is the first in a short series where the tsunami operation in a specific country is given particular focus.

Country in focus: The Maldives

The Maldives is unique in many ways - its surface is 99 per cent water, no point is more than 2.4 metres above seal level. The population of 270,000 is spread over 200 inhabited islands, among 1,190 in the archipelago. The capital Male' squeezes 85,000 people into two square kilometres, making the Maldives a country with one the highest - as well as the lowest - population densities in the world.