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07 Apr 2003 description

Experts from Iran and nine neighbouring countries will cooperate in identifying ways to reduce the risks posed by such natural disasters as drought and earthquakes, which can undermine development gains and worsen poverty.

19 Aug 2002 description

Appeal Target: CHF 2,948,770; budget revised to CHF 2,964,976
Programme Update No 1; Period covered: 1 January- 30 June 2002
IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 75.8% (against the indicative revised budget)
Related Appeals: Annual Appeal 2002 as follows: 01.25/02 for Afghanistan, 01.26/02 for Bangladesh, 01.27 for Nepal, 01.28/02 for Pakistan and 01.29/02 for Sri Lanka

06 Aug 2002 description


Appeal Target: US$ 5,595,512
Balance Requested from ACT Network: US$ 3,568,356

Geneva, 6 August 2002

Dear Colleagues,

At the end of the 90s the Imam-Sahib district in Kunduz Province, northern Afghanistan became an asylum area for the Afghan people from the central and northern Afghanistan who were fleeing from the Taliban army. In August 2000 after capturing this region, the Taliban forces destroyed a great number of houses and its few industries. Many local people who had no time to flee were shot on the spot or disappeared.

23 Jul 2002 description

ISLAMABAD, 23 July (IRIN) - Aid workers do not fear any food shortages in southern Afghanistan despite the ongoing traders' strike that has affected the cross border movement of goods from Chaman in southwestern Pakistan to Kandahar in southern Afghanistan. Traders are protesting against the rise in transportation fares following a rise in government duties.

07 Jun 2002 description

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

03 Jun 2002 description

KABUL, 3 June (IRIN) - There are renewed fears of flooding in a village in the central Afghan province of Kapisa, putting at least 120 families at risk, an aid worker told IRIN in the capital, Kabul, on Monday.

31 May 2002 description
report InterAction

A Guide to Humanitarian and Development Efforts of InterAction Member Agencies in Afghanistan

31 May 2002 description


HUMANITARIAN ISSUES
REFUGEE AND INTERNALLY DISPLACED POPULATIONS

Returning Refugees

30 May 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund


MORE FUNDING NEEDED FOR EDUCATION, PROGRESS IN OTHER SECTORS

  • UNICEF takes the lead in education and other programme areas
  • Measles campaign resumes after temporary break
  • Maternal mortality survey underway


1. EMERGENCY OVERVIEW AND CURRENT SITUATION

Challenges abide for Afghanistan's recovery

24 May 2002 description

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

17 May 2002 description

This report includes:

17 May 2002 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network

17 May 2002 description

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

17 May 2002 description
report UN News Service

Lakhdar Brahimi, the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, spoke in the press conference with Abdullah Abdullah, the Foreign Minister of Afghanistan, and David Johnson, the United States Coordinator for Afghanistan, following a meeting with around 40 donor countries on the reform of the security sector in Afghanistan.

17 May 2002 description

ISLAMABAD, 17 May (IRIN) - Heavy rains continue to flood districts in the northeastern Afghan province of Badakhshan, which could cause considerable damage if prolonged, a UN official told IRIN on Friday. "It has been raining heavily for the past three days," UN resident coordinator for Badakhshan, Paola Emerson in the provincial capital Faizabad said. Although there had not been any significant damage or injuries reported in the affected areas, Emerson warned that the situation could worsen.