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11 Jun 2018 description

Introduction

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA) supports disaster response and preparedness activities in 20 countries by working closely with Humanitarian Coordinator’s (HC)/Resident Coordinator’s (RC) offices, OCHA Country Offices and Humanitarian Advisory Teams (HATs).

04 Oct 2006 description

Nairobi, 4 October 2006 - Prompted by the magnitude and growing number of emergencies in recent years, WFP has launched a new humanitarian response "Network", with strategic hubs in Africa, Europe, MiddleEast, Asia and Latin America.

The Network is designed to meet the escalating challenges of sudden humanitarian emergencies which can sometimes strike almost simultaneously.

Just one year ago, in Guatemala, thousands of people were victimised by the effects of Hurricane Stan and just a few days later, Pakistan was hit by a massive earthquake.

Speedy response

Modelled …

30 Sep 2006 description

Natural disasters in the first semester of 2006:

Summary

2006 1st Semester
1996-2005 1st semester average
No. of disasters
174
155
No. of countries affected
68
75
No.
08 Jun 2006 description
report Caritas

Vatican City, 8 June 2006 - Caritas Italy will move forward with plans to build 400 temporary showers for the victims of the earthquake in Iran's Lorestan province on March 31st, which levelled about 70 villages and severely damaged about 260 others, making some 15,000 people homeless.

24 May 2006 description

Ukraine will render humanitarian relief to Iran to the tune of 2.66 M. UAH (some 600,000 USD) for liquidation of consequences of the earthquake, which stroke Iran on March 31, 2006. The decision to this end was passed at a regular session of the Govt on Wednesday, the Cabinet press service told.

The Govt instructed the Emergencies Management Ministry to secure the purchase of the necessary goods, their delivery and transfer to the Iranian side. Ukraine means to deliver 1,100 tents for 11,000 persons.

02 May 2006 description
report Operation Mercy

Iran: (2006-05-02) - On March 31 there was a great earthquake in Lorestan province in Iran. Three earthquakes and 12 after shocks left about 80 people dead, over 1400 injured, and 340 villages with 55 percent damage. 35,000 homes were completely destroyed and 43,000 homes were partially damaged effecting over 200,000 people.

20 Apr 2006 description

Doroud, Lorestan Prov, April 20, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale rocked the city of Doroud in the western province of Lorestan early Thursday morning.

According to the seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the quake occurred at 02:45 hours local time (05:58 GMT).

The base registered the epicenter of the quake somewhere in the vicinity of Doroud, the report added.

The quake sent freightened residents running to the streets.

There were no casualties or damage to property caused by this morning's quake.

An earthquake, …

18 Apr 2006 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 over 183 countries.

18 Apr 2006 description
  • Desde que comenzó el presente año, la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI) ha organizado cuatro operativos humanitarios y ha reforzado sus lazos con diferentes organismos de Naciones Unidas.

    - El =FAltimo llamamiento de emergencia al que acudió la AECI fue emitido a principios de abril por la Rep=FAblica del Ecuador, cuya provincia de Manabí se vio afectada por las fuertes lluvias.

    Madrid, 18 de abril de 2006 - En este sentido cabe destacar el envío de distinto tipo de material de ayuda a los campamentos de refugiados saharauis de Tinduf (Argelia) afectados por …

10 Apr 2006 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 over 183 countries.

10 Apr 2006 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2006/0051
CORRIGENDUM 1

OCHA Situation Report No. 3
Islamic Republic of Iran - Earthquake

07 Apr 2006 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 volun teers are active in over 183 countries.

07 Apr 2006 description
report UN News Service

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), which is providing material relief to the victims of last week's earthquake in Iran, today announced plans to offer psychosocial support to traumatized youngsters in the coming weeks.

04 Apr 2006 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 volun teers are active in over 183 countries.