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27 Jan 2005 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On January 26 (Wed), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency assistance in kind (tents, electricity generators, water purifiers, etc.), equivalent to about 12.5 million yen, to the Government of the Republic of Costa Rica, which has sustained a torrential rain disaster.

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14 Jan 2005 description

Luis Carlos Sanjur V. in Panama

The border regions of Costa Rica and Panama have been hit by floods leaving three people dead, seven missing and a further 11,000 evacuated.

09 Apr 2003 description

"I heard that a worse flood is coming," says a weeping Maria Eugenia Almoneor, a resident of La Estrella valley, on Costa Rica's Atlantic coast. "I hope this is not true: If it is, I don't know what will happen to us." Her words reflect the impotence felt by hundreds of people living in the south of Limón district, which was affected by severe flooding last December.

21 Feb 2003 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 21 Feb 2003
Civil unrest in Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone is causing population displacements in all three countries. Your generous contributions to International Disaster Response Advance

24 Dec 2002 description
report World Vision

Days of heavy rains and flooding in the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica have caused major damages and displaced hundreds of people from their homes in the impoverished region of Limon. World Vision Costa Rica (WVCR) has responded by sending clothes, clothes, blankets and other Gifts in Kind (GIK) to flood affected families in severe need of assistance.

19 Dec 2002 description
report American Red Cross

Written by Mason Booth, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

19 Dec 2002 description

Thousands of people have been left homeless in Costa Rica and Panama following two weeks of heavy rains which triggered floods and landslides along the Atlantic coast. Six people have died, 53 people have been injured and several more are reported missing.

18 Dec 2002 description


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
IN BRIEF

THIS APPEAL SEEKS CHF 313,000 (USD 219,098 or EUR 213,562) IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES TO ASSIST 8,100 BENEFICIARIES FOR 3 MONTHS

Situation

06 Dec 2002 description


CENTRO DE INFORMACION Y ANALISIS
DIRECCION DE GESTIÓN EN DESASTRES
COMISION NACIONAL DE PREVENCION DE RIESGOS Y
ATENCION DE EMERGENCIAS

EVENTO: AFECTACIÓN POR POR INUNDACIONES EN LA VERTIENTE CARIBE OCASIONADAS POR FRENTES FRIOS ENTRE EL 23 Y 5 DE DICIEMBRE DEL 2002

Hora:12:30 p.m.

1. GENERALIDADES

05 Dec 2002 description

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 40,000

04 Dec 2002 description
report World Vision

World Vision Costa Rica (WVCR) has been alerted by the Emergency National Commission to be prepared to send clothes, shoes and blankets to the Atlantic area of the country in the province of Limón because of flooding last weekend, which amounted to a 200% rain increase on the monthly average.

02 Dec 2002 description

Costa Rica experienced severe flooding from November 29th to December 1st. The areas of Vertiente del Caribe and Zona Norte suffered great damages. Bodies of water overflowed, including: Estrella, Chirripó-Matina, Barbilla, Banano-Bananito, Sixaola.

01 Dec 2002 description
  • Poder Ejecutivo decrerará Estado de Emergencia este lunes

    - 5224 personas movilizadas en 40 albergues temporales

    - Alerta amarilla: Zona Norte

    La Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE) declaró estado de alerta roja para la vertiente del Caribe y Sarapiquí y alerta amarilla en la Zona Norte del país, con base en el informe # 15 suministrado por el Instituto Meteorológico Nacional, que señala que la actividad lluviosa continuará incluso hasta el próximo martes y los reportes de los Comités sobre las afectaciones en la zona Atlántica y …