Bangladesh: Floods - Aug 2000
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
By Hanna Schmuck, in Cox's Bazar
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
Final Report Period covered: 18 August 2000 - 31 May 2001
Last Ops. Update no. 10 issued 4 May 2001
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE (BHR)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)
Appeal Target CHF 2,414,190
Period covered: 1 January 2001 to 30 June 2001;
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations