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01 Dec 2014 description

Overview

Southern Africa currently hosts more than half a million people of concern. At the end of 2013, they included approximately 136,000 refugees, 278,000 asylum-seekers and nearly 1,700 returnees.

01 Dec 2013 description

Working environment

There are more than half a million people of concern to UNHCR in Southern Africa. At the end of 2012 they included some 134,000 refugees, 272,000 asylum-seekers and almost 19,740 returnees.

30 Oct 2008 description

Executive summary

The Eastern Africa Zone covers 14 National Societies (NS) - Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The Zone has four country representations in Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia and two Sub Zones covering the Indian Ocean Islands and East Africa countries.

The Eastern Africa Zone continues to experience major disasters which claim many lives, destroy property and erode the already weak livelihoods of the communities affected.

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.

01 Jan 2006 description

This appeal seeks CHF 913,370(1) to fund programmes and activities to be implemented in 2006 and 2007. These programmes are aligned with the International Federation's Global Agenda, which sets out four broad goals to meet the Federation's mission to "improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity".

30 Nov 2005 description


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOREWORD TO THE HUMANITARIAN APPEAL 2006
The past year has been a wretched one for millions of disaster victims. It dawned with the Indian Ocean tsunami, saw a hurricane season unrivalled in living memory strike the Americas, and included South Asia’s devastating earthquake. Through it all, other tragic crises persisted in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Like never before, the year stretched and tested the capabilities of aid agencies, and the will of survivors.

30 Jun 2005 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. For more information: www.ifrc.org

06 May 2005 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.

06 Apr 2005 description


INTRODUCTION
The earthquake-tsunami, which struck on 26 December 2004, was one of the most devastating natural disasters ever. The response, from every quarter, has been swift and extraordinarily generous. The need for accountability, first to the people whose lives were ruined by this catastrophe, and second to the millions of people around the world who have provided resources, has never been so apparent.

07 Jan 2005 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.

06 Jan 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

05 Jan 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

04 Jan 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

02 Jan 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

02 Jan 2005 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.
In Brief

Revised Preliminary Appeal No. 28/2004; Operations Update no. 6; Period covered: 1-2 January 2005; Appeal coverage: provisionally 106.4% (click here to view the attached contributions list, also available on the Federation's website).

01 Jan 2005 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.
In Brief

Revised Preliminary Appeal No. 28/2004; Operations Update no. 5; Period covered: 31 December 2004 - 1 January 2005;

Appeal coverage: provisionally 106.4%

01 Jan 2005 description

In Brief

Revised Preliminary Appeal No. 28/2004; Operations Update no. 4;
Period covered: 30-31 December, 2004; Appeal coverage: provisionally 99.2%

Appeal history:

· Preliminary appeal launched on 26 December 2004 CHF 7,517,000 (USD 6,658,712 or EUR 4,852,932) for 6 months to assist 500,000 beneficiaries.

· Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF) allocated: CHF 1,000,000.

· Revised Preliminary Appeal issued on 30 December 2004, for CHF 67,005,000 (USD 59,152,246 or EUR 53,439,988) for 2 million beneficiaries for 6-8 months.

31 Dec 2004 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.
In Brief

Revised Preliminary Appeal No. 28/2004; Operations Update no. 4;

Period covered: 30-31 December, 2004; Appeal coverage: provisionally 99.2%

Appeal history

08 Jul 2003 description

Appeal no. 01.13/2003 Appeal target: CHF 2,898,648
Programme Update No. 1; Period covered: January - March 2003