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03 Nov 2008 description
map UNOSAT

Este mapa ilustra las inundaciones detectadas por el satélite RADARSAT en el departamento de Cortes, Honduras. El análisis de de inundaciones se realizo por detección de cambios a partir de imágenes RADARSAT adquiridas el 1 de Noviembre 2008 y 25 de Mayo 2002. Para comparación, en este mapa se muestran ambos los vectores que se refieren a las inundaciones causadas por el huracán Mitch (Nov.1998) y a las inundaciones causadas por las recientes lluvias (Nov. 2008) en el departamento de Cortes, Honduras. Se trata de un análisis preliminar que aun no ha sido validado en el terreno.

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

15 Nov 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) West and Central Africa Region: (1) Central African Republic

(B) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Uganda, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Sudan, (4) Democratic Republic of Congo, (5) Burundi, (6) Tanzania, (7) Rwanda

(C) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Zimbabwe, (3) Lesotho, (4) Mozambique, (5) Malawi, (6) Swaziland, (7) Angola

(D) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea, (2) China, (3) Laos

(E) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Northern Caucasus, (2) Georgia

16 Oct 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
Appeal Target: CHF 990,225
Beneficiaries/target groups (if available):
Period covered: 1 May - 31 August 2002
Last Programme Update (no. 1) issued 21 June 2001

IN BRIEF

30 Sep 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
Appeal Target CHF 3,890,674 Revised to CHF 2,816,156
Period covered: I May - 31 August 2002
Last Programme Update (no. 1) issued 14 June 2002

IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 84% (Revised budget)

19 Sep 2002 description

FINAL DRAFT
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Recurrent shocks have been the norm in Central America over the past decades and will be the norm in the foreseeable future.
  • Families expect shocks in particular drought but cannot manage them.
  • Thus, drought is silently destroying people's means of livelihood, their ability to cope and recover.

  • Of particular concern are the consequences for children who repeatedly, year after year do not have enough to eat.
31 Aug 2002 description

Summary of unpublished paper*

François Grunewald presented a paper on lessons learnt from recent disaster responses in Central America at a conference in Paris in March 2002. The paper sets out to analyse the work of humanitarian actors and the impact of their actions in Central America.

27 Jun 2002 description

A un costo mayor a los 128 mil dólares la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (COPECO) a través del Comisionado Nacional Luis Gómez y el Embajador del Japón Masami Takemoto entregaron un lote de 30 lanchas a las comunidades mas vulnerables a las inundaciones en la zona Norte del País.

21 Jun 2002 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target CHF 990,225;

Period covered: I January - 30 April 2002

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 63.0%

Related Appeals: 01.19/2002 Central America; 01.18/2002 Pan American Disaster Response Unit

Outstanding needs: CHF 366,135 (USD 238,0001EUR 248,000)

20 Jun 2002 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2002/0119
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
Honduras - Rains

20 Jun 2002 description

The most affected departments are shown in the map.

18 Jun 2002 description
report Food for the Hungry

Scottsdale, Ariz (June 18, 2002) - Food for the Hungry is providing food and shelter-building materials for flood victims in Honduras and Nicaragua.
In May of this year, Nicaragua and Honduras were drenched with more than two and a half times their normal rainfall. Some areas received 28 inches of rain within a two-week period. The ensuing floods and mudslides caused the evacuation of 1,200 homes. Seven highways and five bridges are in need of major repairs. Authorities have estimated the damage at about $1 million, and 3,000 Nicaraguans are temporarily homeless.

14 Jun 2002 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2002/0116
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Honduras - Rains

14 Jun 2002 description

This report includes:

14 Jun 2002 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 14 Jun 2002