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22 Dec 2009 description

BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

16 May 2007 description
report Government of India

Vision

Zero Tolerance to avoidable deaths due to earthquakes

Mission

To formulate Guidelines for the preparation of plans to reduce earthquake risk, and minimise the impact, loss of lives and damage to property caused by earthquakes

Executive Summary

Background

The Disaster Management Act, 2005 (DM Act, 2005) lays down institutional and coordination mechanisms for effective disaster management (DM) at the national, state, and district levels.

06 Jul 2004 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)
Note: This updates Fact Sheet #1, FY 2004, dated November 26, 2003

Background

27 Mar 2003 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

Note: This updates Fact Sheet #2, dated July 23, 2002

Background

05 Mar 2003 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

23 Jul 2002 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

Note: This updates Fact Sheet #1 dated November 15, 2001

Background

15 Jul 2002 description
ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT (APS)

USAID/DCHA/OFDA PROGRAM FOR ENHANCEMENT OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE (PEER)

Pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, the United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of U.S.

24 Apr 2002 description
ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT (APS)

USAID/DCHA/OFDA

Pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, the United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of U.S.

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.

26 Jan 2002 description

NEW DELHI, January 26, 2002 - On the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake that rocked Gujarat on Republic Day last year, the people of the United States extend their sympathies to those victims still struggling to rebuild their lives. The U.S. Government responded quickly to that disaster and has continued to offer assistance to the state of Gujarat for longer-term rehabilitation efforts. Working collaboratively with partners such as FICCI, CARE, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), World Vision, World Health Organization, and the UN Development Program (UNDP), the total U.S.

15 Nov 2001 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE (BHR)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

Background

05 Sep 2001 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE (BHR)

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
report Government of Japan

On March 16 (Fri), the Government of Japan decided to extend grant assistance for emergency relief of approximately 228,100,000 yen in total to support Japanese NGOs which are conducting relief activities for the victims of the earthquake in India. The aid is extended in response to a request from six Japanese NGOs which are supplying services such as medical treatment and distribution of food and basic necessities in affected areas.

09 Mar 2001 description

SITUATION ASSESSMENT

1. Emergency relief continues to be delivered with increased focus on planning for reconstruction and rehabilitation.

08 Mar 2001 description

(U.S. is one of largest international donors)

The U.S. ambassador to India, Richard Celeste, said the U.S. government has been one of the largest international donors to Indian earthquake victims and intends to be an active participant in the earthquake recovery effort.

In his March 1 testimony before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia, he specified that "to date, the USG response to the disaster totals $12,801.491."

Also testifying before the House subcommittee were the Director of the U.S.