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08 Jul 2011 description

Interview

The outgoing head of the ICRC delegation in Pakistan, Pascal Cuttat, talks about coping simultaneously with the consequences of armed violence, natural disaster and a changing security environment in the country over the last three years.

27 Apr 2011 description

sted in Issue 115 - April 2011 News from PAHO/WHO

In December 2010, 26 experts from the international humanitarian community met in Cuba to discuss the use of field hospitals and foreign medical teams during emergency situations. The meeting was organized by PAHO/WHO and included representatives from international organizations, NGOs, and other interested parties coming from the Americas, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and other regions.

31 Jan 2011 description

In brief

- This Network Paper draws on field experience from more than a dozen Common Needs Assessments (CNAs) to identify the opportunities, costs and trade-offs involved in carrying them out.

- At their best, common inter-agency, inter-sectoral needs assessments help to develop a better joint understanding of needs, capabilities, and appropriate response.

31 Jul 2010 description

Executive Summary

Overview

This summary document provides information about Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan since fiscal year 2003.

OIG has strengthened its focus in Pakistan since the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reopened its mission in 2002. OIG has been providing oversight of USAID activities in Afghanistan since 2002 as well.

30 Apr 2010 description

Overview

This summary document provides information about Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan since fiscal year 2003.

OIG has strengthened its focus in Pakistan since the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reopened its mission in 2002 and since that year has been providing oversight of USAID activities in Afghanistan as well. OIG covers a wide spectrum of USAID programs in the two countries, covering such areas as relief and stabilization, reconstruction, sustainable development, education, and health care.

31 Jan 2010 description

Executive Summary

Overview

This summary document provides information about Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan since fiscal year 2003.

OIG has strengthened its focus in Pakistan since the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reopened its mission in 2002 and since that year has been providing oversight of USAID activities in Afghanistan as well.

22 Dec 2009 description

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

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)

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.

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 …

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 …

05 Jun 2009 description

Highlights:

- During wee 23, 2009, no alert/outbreak reported from any earthquake affected districts, Balochistan.

- Weekly DEWS reports received from 37 sites of the earthquake affected districts Ziarat (23), Pishin (4) and Hernai (10) and total 5157 patient consultations reported during the week.

- ARI is the most common cause of morbidity accounting for 1554 (30%) of the total consultations (URTI 1483 and LRTI 71 patients).

- In children less than 5 years of age Acute diarrhoea is the second common cause of consultation accounting for 130 (14%) of the consultations in the …

29 May 2009 description

Highlights:

- During week 22, 2009, no alert/outbreak reported from any earthquake affected districts, Balochistan.

- Weekly DEWS reports received from 39 sites of the earthquake affected districts Ziarat (24), Pishin (4) and Hernai (11) and total 5392 patient consultations reported during the week.

- ARI is the most common cause of morbidity accounting for 1580 (29%) of the total consultations (URTI 1520 and LRTI 60 patients).

- Acute diarrhoea is the second common cause of consultation in children less than 5 years age accounting for 171 (17%) of the consultations in the age …

22 May 2009 description

Highlights:

- No alert/outbreak reported from any earthquake affected districts, Balochistan in week 21, 2009.

- Total 39 weekly DEWS reports from the earthquake affected districts Ziarat (24), Pishin (4) and Hernai (11) received and total 5484 patient consultations reported during the week.

- Upper Respiratory Tract Infection is the most common cause of morbidity accounting for 1613 (29%) of the total consultations.

- Acute diarrhoea reported in 407 (7%) of the total consultations and is the second highest cause of morbidity

- Lower respiratory tract infection reported in …

08 May 2009 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2008 to 31/12/2008.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies

In brief

Summary:

This annual report focuses on the work of the team in the Asia Pacific zone office in 2008 to provide leadership and guidance to the International …

08 May 2009 description

Highlights:

- No alert/outbreak reported from any earthquake affected districts, Balochistan in week 19, 2009.

- Total 31 weekly DEWS reports from the earthquake affected districts Ziarat (16), Pishin (4) and Hernai (11) received and total 5056 patient consultations reported during the week.

- Upper Respiratory Tract Infection is the most common cause of morbidity accounting for 1472 (29%) of the total consultations.

- Acute diarrhoea reported in 294 (6%) of the total consultations and is the second highest cause of morbidity

- Lower respiratory tract infection reported in …