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22 Dec 2009 description

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

15 Nov 2009 description
report IRIN

MUZZAFARABAD , 15 November 2009 (IRIN) - Rameesha Butt, 12, remembers being trapped in her classroom as the horror of the October 2005 earthquake that killed at least 73,000 people in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and Pakistan-administered Kashmir unfolded around her.

"Our school was very old, and many of the walls collapsed. I was not hurt badly, but it was terrifying to see bricks and mortar fall all around us.

11 Nov 2009 description
report World Bank

Press Release No:2010/135/SDN

ROME, November 11, 2009 - The World Bank and the Italian Civil Protection Department (CPD) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to join efforts towards advancing the agenda of disaster risk reduction, sustainable recovery, and reconstruction in disaster-prone developing countries. The signing took place at the Civil Protection Command and Control Direction in L'Aquila, in a ceremony hosted by Mr.

21 Oct 2009 description


Executive summary

This plan seeks to provide support to the core programmes of Pakistan Red Crescent Society for the coming two years, 2010-2011. The plan focuses on four core areas: disaster management, health and care, organisational development and the promotion of humanitarian principles and values.

01 Oct 2009 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

03 Sep 2009 description
report Spapev

Islamabad, Sep 3rd, 2009: The custodian of two holy mosques, King Abudllah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud has sent special dates weighing 50 tons, for onward distribution among the October 8, 2005 Earthquake affectees.

Saudi Public Assistance for Pakistan Earthquake Victims (SPAPEV)'s Regional Director while collecting the cartons filled with special dates from Saudi Arabia, told newsmen here that

" These packets of dates would be distributed among the quake affectees of AJK and NWFP.

This special consignment was sent under the instructions of King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz in a …

28 Aug 2009 description

GLIDE n=B0 EQ-2008-000206-PAK

Period covered by this Final Report: 29 October 2009 to 18 May 2009;

Appeal target (current): CHF 2.5 million (=B1USD 2.08 million or =B1EUR 1.65 million);

Final Appeal coverage: 49%; however, total coverage actually 80% including all bilateral contributions direct to Pakistan Red Crescent

Appeal history:

This Emergency Appeal was launched on 19 November 2008 for CHF 2.5 million (USD 2.08 million or EUR 1.65 million) to provide 4,000 emergency shelter provisions to the families (10 persons per family) affected by the earthquakes which struck …

27 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Soixante-quatrième session
Point 72 a) de l'ordre du jour provisoire*
Renforcement de la coordination de l'aide
humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe
fournis par les organismes des Nations Unies,
y compris l'assistance économique spéciale :
renforcement de la coordination de l'aide
humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe

27 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination

27 Aug 2009 description

Appeal No. MAA00029 with links to the following appeals:

No. MAA00040 - Disaster Management: Operational Technical Advice
No. MAA00021 - Disaster Policy and Preparedness
No. MAA00024 - International Disaster Response Tools
No. MAA00019 - Shelter
No. MAA00028 - Logistics
No. MAA00004 - International Disaster Response Laws, Rules and Principles

24 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination

06 Aug 2009 description

Berlin - In 2008, Johanniter mainly focused on providing medical care throughout 22 countries, and invested donations and subsidies in the amount of nine million Euros - half a million more than the previous year. Although, the share of donations has slightly decreased from 2007, subsidies from third-party donors, such as Germany's Foreign Office, have increased.

05 Aug 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

Par Ann M. Veneman

En mars dernier lors d'une visite de terrain à Gaza après que la région ait été dévastée par les bombardements soutenus et le conflit, j'ai visité un centre de secours o=F9, grâce à l'art, les jeunes enfants étaient encouragés à exprimer leurs sentiments. On dit souvent qu'une image peut exprimer mille mots. Mais ce que j'ai vu, 'il n'y avait aucun mot pour le décrire.

Les jeunes enfants que j'ai rencontrés m'ont montré leurs dessins, dont beaucoup représentaient des roquettes visant leur maison.

05 Aug 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Ann M. Veneman

Last March on a visit to Gaza after the region was devastated by constant bombing and conflict, I toured a relief center where young children were encouraged to express their feelings through art. It is often said that a picture can speak a thousand words.

31 Jul 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, USA, 31 July 2009 - UNICEF and the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action are commemorating World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August 2009, by underscoring the vital importance of breastfeeding during emergencies.

Globally, only 38 percent of infants under the age of six months are exclusively breastfed, though research shows that optimal breastfeeding is the single most effective preventive intervention for reducing infant mortality.

"Breast milk offers an excellent source of nutrition for infants and, especially where clean water is lacking, helps keep young children …

23 Jul 2009 description
report Cruz Roja Española

Cruz Roja Española ha contribuido con más de 143.000 euros al llamamiento realizado por la Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja, para atender las necesidades urgentes de las familias desplazadas por la crisis humanitaria que afecta a la zona noroccidental de Pakistán, siempre en colaboración con la Media Luna Roja Pakistaní.

17 Jul 2009 description

Highlights:

- During week 29, 2009, no alert/outbreak reported from any earthquake affected districts, Balochistan.

- Weekly DEWS reports received from 35 sites of the earthquake affected districts Ziarat (19), Pishin (4) and Hernai (12) and a total of 5,975 patient consultations were reported during the week.

- ARI is the most common cause of morbidity accounting for 1517 (26%) of the total consultations (URTI 1446 and LRTI 64 patients).

- Under five years of age group Acute diarrhoea is the second common cause of consultation accounting for 135 (13%) of the consultations in …

10 Jul 2009 description

Highlights:

- No alert or outbreak reported from any earthquake affected districts, in Balochistan in week 28, 2009,.

- Thirty two health facilities shared weekly DEWS reports from the earthquake affected districts Ziarat (20), Pishin (4) and Hernai (8) reporting a total of 4,830 patient consultations during the week.

- ARI is the most common cause of morbidity in all age groups, accounting for 1300 (27%) of the total consultations (URTI 1259 and LRTI 41 patients).

- In children less than 5 years of age Acute diarrhoea is the second common cause of consultation accounting …

05 Jul 2009 description
report IRIN

LAHORE, 5 July 2009 (IRIN) - The recent conflict-related population displacements in northwestern Pakistan - with some two million internally displaced persons (IDPs) according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) http://ochaonline.un.org/OchaLinkClick.aspx?link=ocha&docId=1111727 - are the biggest in over 50 years, but by no means the only recent displacements.

Floods, …

03 Jul 2009 description

Highlights:

- No alert/outbreak reported from any earthquake affected districts, Balochistan during week 27, 2009

- 32 health facilities (Ziarat 23, Pishin 4 and Hernai 5) shared the weekly DEWS reporting a total of 5882 patient consultations during the week.

- ARI is the most common cause of morbidity accounting for 1707 (29%) of the total consultations (URTI 1637 and LRTI 70 patients).

- In children less than 5 years of age Acute diarrhoea is the second common cause of consultation accounting for 158 (14%) of the consultations in the age group

- In adults age group …