Nepal: Floods - Aug 1998
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- FAO: Floods cause extensive crop damage in several parts of Asia. 27 Aug 1998
- IFRC: Nepal: Floods Appeal No. 28/98 Situation Report No. 3 (final). 23 Jun 2000
- WMO: El Niño - 1998 Global Surface Temperature: Highest by a Wide Margin. 17 Dec 1998
- DCA: South Asia: On the edge of disaster. 2 Apr 2002
- UNDP: Poverty and poor preparation increase toll from natural disasters. 20 Oct 1998
Each year about 210 mill. people are affected by Nature's ruthless raging. Most of them are poor and live in developing countries. Millions of lives and money can be saved if the natural disasters are anticipated.
Period covered: 8th April - 21st May 1999
By Ruth Nabakwe, PANA Correspondent
GENEVA, Switzerland (PANA, 07/07/99) - Application of improved housing construction technologies could serve to minimise vulnerability of buildings, infrastructure and services in human settlements, the chief of Habitat, Lars Ludvigsen, said Wednesday.
Press Release SG/SM/7060 - 19990706
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appeal no. 28/98
situation report no. 2 - Operation extended to 21 May 1999
period covered: 15 February - 7 April, 1999
appeal no. 28/98
situation report no. 1 - Operation extended to 21st April 1999
period covered: 1 January - 15 February 1999
Nepal Red Cross Society Branches have completed distributions of household items and clothing to 10,000 families affected by last year's floods and landslides and the National Society is in the process of replacing relief stocks used up in the emergency phase of the operation.
According to WMO(*) Annual Statement on the Global Climate
New York, 20 October 1998 - Extreme poverty and the failure of government authorities to adequately prepare for natural disasters have cost nations dearly in loss of life and livelihoods in the past month.
THIS APPEAL SEEKS CHF 525,000 IN CASH AND KIND TO ASSIST 10,000 FAMILIES FOR 6 MONTHS
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 98/0283
NEPAL - FLOODS
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
Over 3 000 deaths in Asia have been attributed to La Niña-provoked flooding since persistent rains began throughout the region in late June.
Information Bulletin No. 01
KATHMANDU, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Relief workers on Tuesday recovered four more bodies from beneath a muddy landslide in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, pushing the death toll from the disaster to 50, officials said.
"We pulled out from the mud four bodies of women and children," Krishna Prasad Adhikary, a rescue official, told Reuters by phone from Syangja, 250 km (160 miles) west of Kathmandu.
Local media reports said about 70 people were missing and feared dead after heavy monsoon rains triggered the natural disaster, which struck villages in remote areas at the …
FAO GLOBAL INFORMATION AND EARLY WARNING SYSTEM ON FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
Ref. OCHA/GVA - 98/0269
NEPAL - FLOODS
OCHA Situation Report No. 1