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06 Jul 2004 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, FY 2004, dated November 26, 2003

Background

08 Aug 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 2,549,593
Programme Update No. 2;
Period covered: April to June 2003
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 over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 69%; See attached Contributions List for details.

Outstanding needs: CHF 783,414

02 Jul 2003 description


Appeal target: CHF 3,564,329 (USD 2,442,454 or EUR 2,422,114)
Period covered: January - June 2003

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 over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 66.4 %.

Outstanding needs: CHF 1,198,543

25 Jun 2003 description


Appeal no. 01.69/2003; Appeal target: CHF 762,888 (USD 524,000 or EUR 517,000) Programme Update No. 1; Period covered: January to June 2003
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 over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

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. 01.30/2002;
Appeal target: CHF 4,909,189;

31 Dec 2002 description

This Ops Update 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 25 June 2002 for CHF 5,044, 000 (USD 3.34m/EUR 3.43m for 3 months for 100,000 beneficiaries.
Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 200,000

31 Dec 2002 description

Asian Disaster Management News Vol. 8, No. 4 October-December 2002

The mountains of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region are the source of rivers that sustain the livelihoods of more than a billion people. But these rivers can pose a threat: floods regularly devastate downstream areas causing colossal damage to infrastructure and loss of lives and property. Effective and timely flood forecasting can provide one of the most cost-effective, reliable methods to reduce the negative impacts of floods.

23 Dec 2002 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, Dec 24, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The China Red Cross Society (CRCS) has collected more than 200 million yuan (24 million US dollars) for flood relief this year, among which domestic donations for the first time have exceeded overseas donations.

04 Dec 2002 description
report Xinhua

KUNMING, Dec 4, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The large number of floods, mudslides and landslides resulting from heavy rainfall this year have been costly for southwest China's Yunnan Province, sources with the provincial committee for natural disasters said.

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

11 Nov 2002 description
report UN News Service

Harnessing modern technology and increasing regional cooperation in disaster preparedness could save lives and help prevent some of the billions of dollars in property damage each year across Asian and the Pacific, United Nations officials stressed today at a meeting in Bangkok.

29 Oct 2002 description

Insurers Warn of Mounting Price Tag of Climate Change at COP8 Meeting

07 Oct 2002 description
report World Vision

World Vision has received a second funding of US$256,246 from the Disaster Relief Fund of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, in additional to its prior grant of US$172,966 to help more needy victims severely affected by the China floods.

24 Sep 2002 description
report World Vision

World Vision has received a second fund of US$256,246 from the Disaster Relief Fund of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, in additional to its prior grant of US$172,966 to help more needy victims severely affected by the China Floods.

16 Sep 2002 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, Sept 16, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Beijing Red Cross Society donated 4.7 million yuan (570,000 US dollars) Monday to 13 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities affected by natural disasters.

The areas, including Shaanxi, Hunan, Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia, were all struck by natural disasters such as cyclones, floods, hailstorms and landslides this summer, eliciting a response in the form of a nationwide fundraising campaign.

Citizens in Beijing, the country's capital, have contributed 5.