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14 Dec 2005 description

Dès les premiers jours, la catastrophe du 26 décembre 2004 a donné lieu de la part des Français à un élan de générosité sans précédent. Des ONG, de grands partenaires de l'Etat comme la Croix-Rouge, des collectivités locales, des entreprises ont été parmi les premiers et les plus actifs à se porter auprès des populations touchées. L'Etat a également mobilisé des moyens d'urgence- sécurité civile, équipes médicales, affrètements ... - et décidé une opération d'appui aux acteurs humanitaires par des moyens militaires.

02 Nov 2005 description

Dès les premiers jours, la catastrophe du 26 décembre 2004 a donné lieu de la part des Français à un élan de générosité sans précédent. Des ONG, de grands partenaires de l'Etat comme la Croix-Rouge, des collectivités locales, des entreprises ont été parmi les premiers et les plus actifs à se porter auprès des populations touchées. L'Etat a également mobilisé des moyens d'urgence- sécurité civile, équipes médicales, affrètements ... - et décidé une opération d'appui aux acteurs humanitaires par des moyens militaires.

21 Jun 2005 description
report UN General Assembly

A/60/86 -- E/2005/77

General Assembly Sixtieth session
Item 74 (a) of the preliminary list*

Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

Economic and Social Council
Substantive session of 2005
New York, 29 June-27 July 2005
Item 5 of the provisional agenda**

20 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.

In Brief

Revised Preliminary Appeal No. 28/2004; Operations Update no. 56; Period covered: 19 May to 19 June 2005; Appeal coverage: 55.4%.

24 May 2005 description
report UN News Service

Arriving in Geneva to chair a meeting on disaster mitigation, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator today announced the launch of a "first of its kind" website to track funds pledged to the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster, while urging that more attention be given to the world's neglected humanitarian emergencies.

12 Apr 2005 description


International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Monitoring and Evaluation Department
Introduction

09 Feb 2005 description
report Baptist World Aid

Baptist World Aid continues to support the relief and rehabilitation activities of Baptists in the affected areas. Grants of over $200,000 have been approved to provide medical assistance, clean water, food and shelter. BWAid is now working with these groups as they seek to provide long term assistance in the provision of houses, medical facilities, equipment, small loans to start businesses, and provision for children etc.

04 Feb 2005 description
report Hong Kong Red Cross

Since South Asia earthquake and tsunamis struck more than one month ago, people around the world have been donating generously to help the victims. Today, the accumulated donation to the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) tsunami relief fund has reached a record-high of HK$500 million.

The HKRC has made a donation allocation plan according to the assessments made by the International Red Cross and the Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies in affected countries, and the reports by HKRC relief workers after visiting disaster-hit areas.

18 Jan 2005 description

KOBE, Japan (AlertNet) - The Indian Ocean tsunami crisis has highlighted the need to broaden the pool of donors of humanitarian aid to reflect the growing prosperity of countries in Asia, the Gulf and Latin America, top U.N. and development officials said on Tuesday.

"In many ways, the Indian Ocean will be a laboratory now for a better world system... and here I look to traditional and new donors to come and help us," Jan Egeland, the U.N.

18 Jan 2005 description
report Hong Kong Red Cross

The Hong Kong community has been enthusiastically supporting Red Cross to help victims of the South Asia tsunami since the disaster struck three weeks ago.

14 Jan 2005 description

The Deputy Minister of Social Development, Dr Jean Benjamin, will today at 10:00 in the HSRC building, Pretorius Street, Pretoria address the social services sector with regard to support the victims of the Tsunami disaster, especially psycho-social support for women and children.

The meeting will be attended by amongst others social work practitioners, representatives from the private sector and non governmental and faith based organisations.

"A coordinated response is necessary to ensure the critical success factor to one of the greatest natural disasters this century …

14 Jan 2005 description

The information below gives responses to questions that are likely to be frequently asked during an emergency.

13 Jan 2005 description
report Government of Spain

Durante el viaje oficial a Sri Lanka, Indonesia y Tailandia, la Secretaria de Estado de Cooperación Internacional, Leire Pajín, ha confirmado la aportación de 9,3 millones de euros por parte de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI).

Madrid, 13 de enero

El sudeste asiático está sufriendo la mayor crisis humanitaria provocada por un desastre natural en los =FAltimos tiempos.

13 Jan 2005 description

Longueuil, Quebec, January 13, 2005 - Canada's Space community is collaborating with space nations to provide satellite images critical to rescue and humanitarian efforts. Images taken before and after south Asia's devastating earthquake and tsunami on December 26 clearly show the consequences that have claimed over 150,000 lives and ravaged coastlines in several countries.

12 Jan 2005 description
report Paris Club

During their meeting held on January 12, 2005, Paris Club creditors discussed the situation of the countries affected by the tsunami.