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21 Dec 2010 description

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has announced that its emergency goods had arrived in Venezuela on 18 December, in response to the torrential downpours and floods that have affected the northern part of the country since mid-November.

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 34 people have died as a result of the floods and 121,000 casualties have been recorded overall.

1,000 emergency shelters have been set up in the country to address the humanitarian situation.

16 Jul 2009 description
  1. During the first quarter of fiscal 2009 (April to June), JICA (President Sadako Ogata) signed a total of 46 grant agreements.

    Key details of two of the major projects are provided below. A complete list of the first quarter grant agreements is provided in the appendix.

    2. The Philippine government has set poverty reduction as an important element in their mid-term development plan. As a key part of their policy on poverty reduction, they are implementing regional agricultural land reforms to improve the lives of small farm owners and tenant farmers.

20 Dec 1999 description

The following is a report on emergency relief (provision of supplies) to the Republic of the Venezuela as authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at 11:15 pm, December 17 (Fri), after consultations with the Ministry of Finance.

1. Emergency Situation

Heavy rains concentrated along the Caribbean states began falling on the morning of December 11. These rains became torrential on December 15. According to a statement released by the Venezuelan Interior and Justice Ministry on Dec. 16, 41 people were reported dead or missing with a total of 93,000 affected.