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21 Jan 2003 description

Earlier today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Bangladesh signed an agreement to launch a USD 14.444 million initiative, aimed at substantially reducing the impact of natural and man-made disasters on the people of Bangladesh over the next five years.

13 Nov 2002 description
report Baptist World Aid

Aids Prevention Program
Funding Goal: Yr. 2 $12,360; Yr. 3 $13,193
Bangladesh Baptist Church Sangha

13 Nov 2002 description

Shipments from 1995 to March 31, 2002

28 Aug 2002 description


The Padma at Bhagyakul registered further fall. The flood situation around this point will start improving.

The Khowai at Habiganj registered sharp rise and is flowing slightly above its danger mark this morning.

25 Aug 2002 description


The Jamuna at Aricha registered slight rise. It is likely to remain steady for next 24 hours. The flood situation around this point will start improving. The Padma at Bhagyakul registered further rise and likely to rise further. The flood situation around this point will deteriorate further.


Monsoon is active over the country.

29 Jul 2002 description

DHAKA - The United Nations World Food Programme today launched a massive school feeding programme for more than 900,000 children in Bangladesh that stands as one of the best investments in the economic future of this impoverished South Asian nation.

12 Jul 2002 description

This report includes:
(A) WFP- UNHCR Cooperation

(B) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview for Southern Africa, (2) Lesotho, (3) Swaziland, (4) Zambia, (5) Zimbabwe, (6) Ethiopia, (7) Kenya, (8) Eritrea

(C) Asia Region: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Bangladesh

(D) West Africa Region: (1) Guinea (2) Liberia

(E) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Central African Republic

(F) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan

(G) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Azerbaijan

24 Apr 2002 description


Pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, the United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of U.S.

19 Dec 2001 description

Launched on: 18 August 2000 for two months for CHF 3.239.213, revised on 6 October, increased to CHF 3,796,936 for six months until 31 May 2001
DREFAllocated: CHF 200,000
Beneficiaries: 771,000
Final Report Period covered: 18 August 2000 - 31 May 2001
Last Ops. Update no. 10 issued 4 May 2001

15 Nov 2001 description



20 Aug 2001 description

Appeal Target CHF 2,414,190
Period covered: 1 January 2001 to 30 June 2001;

31 Jul 2001 description

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (31 July 2001) - Measures to contain erosion of the Jamuna-Meghna riverbank in Bangladesh will be identified through a US$1 million technical assistance (TA) grant to be provided by the Asian Development Bank.

The assistance, financed by ADB's Japan Special Fund, will also prepare and implement pilot systems for riverbank erosion control and management. The assistance will be undertaken in two phases.

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.

15 Jun 2001 description

During March 2001, Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (M-USA), through our local partner Islamic Aid Bangladesh (IAB), provided over 6,000 pounds of fresh beef to 1,702 vulnerable families in various regions of Bangladesh.

14 Jun 2001 description

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