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03 Oct 2002 description


This Final Report is intended for reporting on emergency appeals
The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

Launched on: 3 September for six months for CHF 2,035,000 to assist 100, 000 Beneficiaries.
Period covered: September 2001 to March 2002

IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 55.3%

05 Aug 2002 description

Phnom Penh (dpa) - A wave of flood and drought victims have inundated Phnom Penh with NGOs blasting the city government for not providing basic aid to thousands seeking help, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

At least 30,000 people are now living in squatter camps around the capital, Lim Phai, director of the Urban Sector Group, told The Cambodia Daily.

"The migrants have no adequate housing, and the city is not working to give them anything,'' Lim Phai said.

The severe drought settling over much of Cambodia follows two years of heavy flooding and threatens to …

23 Jul 2002 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

Note: This updates Fact Sheet #1 dated November 15, 2001

Background

30 Jun 2002 description

The following represent some of the many ways Church World Service is creating a rainbow of help and hope - a beautiful Rainbow of Caring - through the Tools of Hope & Blanket Program.

16 May 2002 description


Appeal Target CHF 3,988,532 (USD 2.5m/ EUR 2.75m)
Period covered: 01 January - 31 March 2002

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 16.5%

Related Appeals: Southeast Asia regional programmes (01.30/2002)

Outstanding needs: CHF 3,331,547 (USD 2.1m / EUR 2.7m)

13 Mar 2002 description
report Swiss Re


Swiss Re's latest sigma study reports man-made and natural catastrophes claimed more than 33 000 lives worldwide in 2001. At USD 34.4 billion, the burden on property insurance due to catastrophe losses was extremely high - with an estimated USD 19 billion incurred by property and business interruption losses arising from the 11 September event. Furthermore, the insurance industry is having to cover liability and life insurance losses related to the attack which are estimated between USD 16.5 and 39 billion.

17 Dec 2001 description

Rome, December 2001
Highlights

Latest information indicates a slightly larger global cereal output in 2001, of 1 870 million tonnes (including rice in milled terms). However, even at this level, production would still be less than the anticipated utilization requirements in 2001/02, leading to a significant draw-down of cereal stocks.

While Afghanistan currently faces a grave food supply situation, food emergencies persist in many other countries (see box on page 6).

13 Dec 2001 description
report Food for the Hungry

In September 2001 Cambodia again suffered from seasonal flooding in 12 provinces that affected an estimated 1.7 million people.

12 Dec 2001 description
report Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec 12, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The National Workshop on Review of Disasters and Disaster Management Activities in 2001 was held here Wednesday.

The purposes of the workshop are to review disaster situation in Cambodia and disaster management activities in 2001; build up awareness among policy makers and consult with provincial leadership, international organizations and non-governmental organizations on the strategies of effective disaster management, said Nhim Vanda, first vice president of the National Committee for Disaster Management.

29 Nov 2001 description


Launched on 3 September 2001 for CHF 2,035,000 for 6 months Beneficiaries: 100,000
Operations Update No. 3 Period covered: 5 October - 20 November 2001
"At a Glance"

15 Nov 2001 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE (BHR)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

Background

06 Nov 2001 description

Adequate rainfall benefited the crops in late September. Relief efforts are going on in the southern part of the country in Svay Rieng, Takeo and Kompot affected by floods in August. Some 500 000 of the flood affected people in the southern and western parts of the country are reported to be in need of assistance.