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06 Aug 2003 description

News Release No. 14/03

Hanoi, Viet Nam (6 August 2003) - Vice Minister Nguyen Xuan Thao of MPI and John Samy, ADB's Country Director for Viet Nam attended a workshop in Hanoi upon the successful completion of the $73 million Emergency Assistance for rehabilitation of infrastructure damaged by the natural disasters that struck Viet Nam in 2000. According to Mr.

21 Nov 2002 description

Ha Noi, Nov. 21 (VNA) -- President Tran Duc Luong has highly valued IFRC's assistance to Viet Nam over the past years and its contributions to developing humanitarian activities in the country.

President Luong received Mannel Suarezdel Toro Rivero, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), in Ha Noi on Nov. 21 morning.

30 Jun 2002 description

Rebuilding health systems: an overview of the dilemmas
by Joanna Macrae, Humanitarian Policy Group, Overseas Development Initiative

09 Nov 2001 description

Launched on 13 September 2000 for CHF 338,764 for 3 months. Budget increased to CHF 9,036,180 (December 2000); Program extension to 30 November 2001
DREF Allocated: CHF 100,000

Beneficiaries: 350,000

Period covered: 20 November 2000 - 31 October 2001; Last Operations Update (no. 4) issued on 10 May, 2001

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 106.8%
Related Appeals: 01.46/2001 - Vietnam Annual Appeal 2001
Outstanding needs: None
30 Jul 2001 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Period covered: 1 January - 30 June 2001

Appeal Target CHF 3,380,971

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 61.7%

Outstanding needs: CHF 1,295,848

28 Jun 2001 description

GENEVA - A failure to understand the economic and social realities facing disaster victims leads to poorly designed aid efforts which don't help protect people from the impact of future disasters, says this year's World Disasters Report released today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

21 Jun 2001 description


Gland, Switzerland - New research commissioned by WWF, the conservation organization, has warned that dams built with the promise of reducing flooding can often exacerbate the problem with catastrophic consequences, as some recent floods have shown.

14 Jun 2001 description

Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

10 May 2001 description


This Ops Update is intended for reporting on emergency appeals.
Launched on 13 September 2000 for CHF 338,764 for 3 months. Budget increased to CHF 2,584,180; programme extension until 31 July 2001.

DREF Allocated: USD 30,000
Beneficiaries: 125,000

Period covered: 20 November 2000 - 1 May 2001 (last Ops Update issued on 19 December 2000).

23 Apr 2001 description

Graphs and charts never tell the human story in all of its richness. For convenience, AFSC divides its work into fixed thematic and geographic categories, but we remain mindful of an overarching goal. William Penn encouraged his readers "to try what Love will do." Our aim is to be love at work in the world.

10 Apr 2001 description
report UN Children's Fund


I. EMERGENCY OVERVIEW AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

03 Apr 2001 description
report UN Children's Fund

I. EMERGENCY OVERVIEW AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

12 Mar 2001 description

Cambodia and Vietnam - CWS is continuing to assist the most vulnerable communities in Cambodia, following severe flooding that affected vast areas of Southeast Asia in Fall 2000.

15 Feb 2001 description

To help protect lives, property and economic development in central Viet Nam from devastating floods, the US Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance is providing nearly $1 million to assist a disaster management project being implemented by the Government of Viet Nam with support from UNDP.

23 Jan 2001 description

CWS responds to earthquake in El Salvador