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08 Aug 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 2,549,593
Programme Update No. 2;
Period covered: April to June 2003
The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 69%; See attached Contributions List for details.

Outstanding needs: CHF 783,414

07 May 2003 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Appeal No. 01.30/2002;
Appeal target: CHF 4,909,189;

15 Nov 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) West and Central Africa Region: (1) Central African Republic

(B) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Uganda, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Sudan, (4) Democratic Republic of Congo, (5) Burundi, (6) Tanzania, (7) Rwanda

(C) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Zimbabwe, (3) Lesotho, (4) Mozambique, (5) Malawi, (6) Swaziland, (7) Angola

(D) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea, (2) China, (3) Laos

(E) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Northern Caucasus, (2) Georgia

16 May 2002 description

This Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time.

04 Apr 2002 description

This Bulletin is intended for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time.

03 Apr 2002 description

Taipei (dpa) - An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale -an aftershock of Sunday's strong quake - shook Taiwan Thursday.

The quake occurred at 2:06 a.m. with its epicentre 15.3 kilometres off Hualien on the east coast, 10.3 kilometres under the sea. There was no immediate report of damage or casualties.

This is the strongest aftershock since Sunday when a quake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred off Taiwan's east coast.

Sunday's quake killed five people in Taipei and injured more than hundreds others.

01 Apr 2002 description
report DisasterRelief

Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports

01 Apr 2002 description

By Alice Hung

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Survivors of a deadly earthquake in Taiwan sifted through the rubble of their wrecked homes to salvage personal effects and family mementos on Monday as aftershocks rippled across the island.

Over 350 aftershocks have been recorded since Sunday's earthquake, measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale, toppled buildings in the capital and killed five people and injured 272 others.

The five were killed when a crane plunged from its perch on the 56th-storey of what will become one of the world's tallest buildings when it is completed in 2004.

Work …

31 Mar 2002 description

Date-Time 2002 03 31 06:52:50 UTC
Location 24.41N 122.21E
Depth 33.0 kilometers
Magnitude 7.1
Region TAIWAN REGION
Reference 50 miles (80 km) NE of Hua-lien, Taiwan

31 Mar 2002 description

This Bulletin is intended for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time.

31 Mar 2002 description

Taipei (dpa) - Five people died and more than 200 injured when Taiwan was hit by a strong earthquake on Sunday.

The epicentre of the earthquake, which happened at 2:52 p.m (0652 GMT), was 40 kilometres off Hualien on Taiwan's east coast, 9.6 kilometres under the sea.

The quake lasted for about a minute, shattering windows, toppling furniture and sending people dashing outdoors in panic.

By 1:09 a.m. Monday, 182 aftershocks had been registered with five measuring four or higher on the Richter scale.

All five deaths and most of the injured were in the capital of Taipei.