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08 Feb 2005 description

Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI

Paul Harvey

03 Apr 2002 description

In 2001, the Federal Foreign Office Task Force for Humanitarian Aid funded aid projects around the world to a tune of DM 131.6 million (67.1 million euro), representing an increase of 13% on the year 2000. A total of approximately 470 projects were financed, of which 40 projects were concerned with humanitarian demining.

20 Sep 2001 description
report Merlin

I. Merlin - a small organisation with a big impact:

14 Jun 2001 description

Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

22 Mar 2001 description

The world's largest disaster response organisation, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies today marked World Water Day with a commitment to increase its efforts to provide disaster victims with access to clean water and sanitation.

18 Mar 2001 description

Liz O'Donnell T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs (with Special Responsibility for Overseas Development Assistance and Human Rights), has announced an unprecedented package of humanitarian and rehabilitation assistance to benefit 21 of the world's poorest and crisis-stricken countries.

16 Mar 2001 description

ROME - The World Food Programme, on behalf of the United Nations, and the Government of Italy officially opened the United Nation's first-ever comprehensive humanitarian rapid response base today in Brindisi, Italy.

28 Feb 2001 description

The mission of the WHO Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action is to increase, through a concerted effort across WHO, the capacity and self-reliance of countries in the prevention of disasters, preparation for emergencies, mitigation of their health consequences, and the creation of a synergy between emergency action and sustainable development.

09 Feb 2001 description

From Francesco Strippoli, Senior Humanitarian Adviser. Available on the Internet on the WFP Home Page (www.wfp.org), or by e-mail from Zlatan.Milisic@wfp.org. For information on resources, donors are requested to contact Valerie.Sequeira@wfp.org at WFP Rome, telephone 39 06 6513 2009. Media queries should be directed to Trevor.Rowe@wfp.org, telephone 39 06 6513 2602.

02 Feb 2001 description

This report includes: (A) India (B) Western and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Pakistan , (4) Iran (C) Guinea (Conakry) (D) Horn of Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Kenya, (3) Ethiopia (E) Angola (F) Laos (G) East Timor (H) Republic of Congo (I) Bolivia

31 Jan 2001 description


The mission of the WHO Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action is to increase, through a concerted effort across WHO, the capacity and self-reliance of countries in the prevention of disasters, preparation for emergencies, mitigation of their health consequences, and the creation of a synergy between emergency action and sustainable development.
New documents available on the EHA website (http://www.who.int/eha/disasters)