Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2008
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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.
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
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 …
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
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 …
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
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.
Islamabad: A delegation of Baluchistan Government lead by Nawab Aslam Raisani, Chief Minister Baluchistan and his Cabinet Members called on Chairman NDMA in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Prime Minister's Secretariat, Islamabad.
Denmark decided to grant DKK 40 Mil.
2008 was a year of major humanitarian challenges. Natural disasters such as Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, the devastating earthquake in China, flooding in India and Brazil or the hurricanes in the Caribbean once again highlighted the dangers of the unbridled forces of nature. In the complex political crises in Africa, as well as in Afghanistan and Iraq, unresolved conflicts made it impossible to improve the precarious humanitarian situation of people living there.
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
In August 2008 Pakistan suffered a series of overlapping crises that led to substantial internal displacement and left hundreds of thousands in need of humanitarian assistance. These events have come at a time when Pakistan is reeling from the effects of the global food crisis, exacerbating an already precarious situation.