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31 Aug 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Ron Redmond - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

28 Aug 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokeswoman Millicent Mutuli - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

28 Jun 2001 description

GENEVA - A failure to understand the economic and social realities facing disaster victims leads to poorly designed aid efforts which don't help protect people from the impact of future disasters, says this year's World Disasters Report released today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

27 Apr 2001 description
report American Red Cross

Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

23 Apr 2001 description

Graphs and charts never tell the human story in all of its richness. For convenience, AFSC divides its work into fixed thematic and geographic categories, but we remain mindful of an overarching goal. William Penn encouraged his readers "to try what Love will do." Our aim is to be love at work in the world.

13 Feb 2001 description

Index site of Satellite images of Americas ant the Caribbean acquired with NOAA Satellites. Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) images for the years 1999, 2000 and 2001and averaged scenes can be found.

15 Jan 2001 description

Deforestation escalated quake damage in El Salvador.

By Catherine Elton, Special to The Christian Science Monitor

SAN SALVADOR

Katia Calderon went out with her sisters Saturday morning to buy notebooks and pens for the first day of school, which was supposed to begin Tuesday. That simple act of preparation saved the girls' lives.

But their home on the outskirts of San Salvador was one of 300 houses buried in a landslide caused by a 7.6 magnitude quake centered in El Salvador and felt throughout Central America.

"My parents were in there.

02 Jan 2001 description
report CARE


By David Sanderson, Technical and Policy Adviser, CARE International UK

01 Jan 2001 description

Index site of Satellite images of Venezuela acquired with NOAA Satellites. Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) images for the years 1999, 2000 and 2001and averaged scenes can be found.