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13 Nov 2007 description

UN/ISDR 2007/18

The Federal Government of Germany and city of Bonn are helping La Paz to set up a new early warning system against floods and landslides.

The Lady Mayor of Bonn, Ms Bärbel Dieckmann will meet with Mr Del Granado Cosio, the mayor of the Bolivian capital, from 14 to 15 November in La Paz, Bolivia, to officially launch a project to create a new early warning system that will better protect La Paz against floods and landslides.

Floods and mudslides are recurrent disasters in La Paz.

06 Mar 2007 description
report Government of Japan
  1. As the damage from the torrential rain in Bolivia continues to expand, the Government of Japan has decided to extend emergency grant aid of about 200,000 dollars (about 22 million yen) to the Government of the Republic of Bolivia, which has been affected by the disaster. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to President Mr. Juan Evo Morales Ayma to provide emergency grant aid at the Japan-Bolivia Summit Meeting which was held on March 6 (Tue).

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07 May 2003 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
Appeal No. 01.22/2002;
Appeal target: CHF 4,619,036;

21 May 2002 description

This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target CHF 4,619,036 (USD 2.9ml EUR 3.2m)
Period covered: I January - 31 March 2002

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 17.4%

02 May 2002 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target (revised): CHF 3,500,000 (USD 2.2 million or EUR 2.4 million)

Period covered: January - March 2002; Next report expected in July

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 35%

Outstanding needs: CHF 2.27 million (USD 1.4m/ EUR 1.56)

01 May 2002 description
report Food for the Hungry

When rain and five feet of hail pounded the streets of downtown La Paz, Bolivia, the world media showed terrifying images of pedestrians swept away and historic buildings collapsing.

01 May 2002 description
report Food for the Hungry

When rain and five feet of hail pounded the streets of downtown La Paz, Bolivia, the world media showed terrifying images of pedestrians swept away and historic buildings collapsing.

24 Apr 2002 description
report Food for the Hungry

FHI helped several hundred victims of a freak hailstorm and ensuing floods in greater La Paz on February 19.

28 Mar 2002 description

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15 Mar 2002 description

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07 Mar 2002 description
report World Vision

WV Bolivia continues its efforts to help flood-affected people in La Paz. Although several NGO=B4s, Government institutions and civil society have helped greatly, underwear, baby diapers, feminine hygiene items, and water is still desperately needed.

07 Mar 2002 description

Bolivia has been hit again by floods affecting 1,300 families in the provinces of Santacruz and Cochabanba. Experts fear that landslides may now follow and the Bolivian Red Cross is on the alert. The Bolivian Red Cross with the support of the Federation and the Peruvian, Spanish and German Red Cross Societies, is also involved in rehabilitation and relief activities in the flood-affected areas. In the capital La Paz, where 63 people died in floods last month, life is returning to normal

05 Mar 2002 description

The Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luigi Einaudi, on Monday presented the Ambassador of Bolivia, Marcelo Ostria Trigo, with a contribution for $20,000 to help with recovery efforts following the February 19 floods that left some 66 dead and 110 injured, with over 500 homeless in the city of La Paz.

05 Mar 2002 description

Bank will also redirect resources from existing projects and help design disaster mitigation programs in wake of La Paz flooding

05 Mar 2002 description
report World Vision

by Andres Vera - Communications Manager

04 Mar 2002 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2002/0051
OCHA Situation Report No.5
Bolivia - Floods