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25 Oct 2002 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 25 Oct 2002
Your contributions to the Hurricanes 2002, Advance #901185-6 help UMCOR respond to those whose lives are unalterably changed by disastrous hurricanes. At this writing, Hurricane Kenna is one of the strongest hurricanes to menace Mexico's Pacific Coast in 50 years. Thousands have already been evacuated in Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan.

04 Oct 2002 description

Millions of people in southern Africa require urgent humanitarian assistance, but the crisis doesn't end there. The lack of food in the south has also affected central African countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Three southern provinces of DRC--Katanga, East and West Kasai--have relied on southern African countries for 80 percent of their basic foodstuffs. Food shortages already exist in the DRC; people are liable to start dying from hunger within three months.

27 Sep 2002 description

This report includes:
(A) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea

(B) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Zambia, (6) Zimbabwe, (7) Swaziland, (8) Ethiopia, (9) Sudan, (10) Uganda, (11) Burundi

(C) West Africa Region: (1) Sierra Leone (2) Guinea (3) Mauritania

(D) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola

(E) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran

27 Sep 2002 description

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isidore has caused significant flooding and damage along the southern coast of the United States and in the Caribbean. The Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama-West Florida Conferences are doing assessments to determine the appropriate response of UMCOR's Domestic Disaster Response network. Flood buckets filled with cleaning supplies have been sent to the Slidell area of Louisiana. More buckets are needed for response to the impact of Isidore.

24 May 2002 description

This report includes:
(A) Global Resourcing Update

(B) Asia Region: (1) Democratic People's Republic of Korea

(C) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran

(D) Middle East: (1) Palestinian Territories

(E) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Zimbabwe,

(3) Malawi, (4) Zambia, (5) Djibouti, (6) Kenya, (7) Ethiopia

(F) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Namibia, (3) Democratic Republic of Congo