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28 Feb 2004 description
report Prague Watchdog

Timur Aliyev, North Caucasus - About 50 people from the Oktyabrsky district of the Chechen capital Grozny, displaced by the Sunzha River overflowing in June 2002, held an unauthorized meeting on February 26 to demand compensation for their homes destroyed by the flood.

16 Oct 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 N=B0 20/2002; Launched on: 19 July 2002 for 8 months for CHF 397,000 (revised from CHF 1,267,000) to assist 12,500 beneficiaries.
Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 50,000
Period covered: 19 July 2002 -- 31 May 2003;

16 Oct 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
Launched on: 19 July 2002 for 8 months for CHF 397,000 (revised from CHF 1,267,000) to assist 12,500 beneficiaries.

24 Apr 2003 description

Launched on 19 July 2002 for CHF 1,267,000 (USD 870,790 or for EUR 864,669) for 8 months. Due to a lack of donor interest, the appeal budget was revised to CHF 171,500.

16 Jan 2003 description


This Ops Update is intended for reporting on emergency appeals.
Launched on 19 July 2002 for CHF 1,267,000 (USD 870,790 or for EUR 864,669) for 8 months. Due to a lack of donor interest, the appeal budget was revised to CHF 171,500.

DREF Allocated: CHF 50,000.

Beneficiaries: 12,500.

Period covered: 01 October 2002 - 10 January 2003; Ops Update No. 2 was issued on 14 October 2002; Next Ops Update is expected in late February 2003.

"At a Glance"

29 Nov 2002 description
report Pravda.RU

12:39 2002-11-29

Sergei Shoigu, head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, arrived in the Stavropol Territory in southern Russia on Friday to study the situation in the areas that have suffered from the floods. The Stavropol emergencies commission reported that the head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry intends, in particular, to evaluate on the spot the communal and housing economy's readiness for the winter season in the settlements that were hit by the natural calamity, to check how the tasks in restoring the housing he had set during his previous visit were carried out.

28 Nov 2002 description


Appeal Target: US$ 1,003,074
Balance Requested from ACT Network: US$ 273,973

Geneva, 28 November 2002

Dear Colleagues,

Regions of the Russian Federation which were severely affected by floods earlier this year, are making a steady progress in repairing their infrastructure and housing. However, certain pockets of the country remain neglected by the slow administration, which is threatening to further slow down the process of return.

25 Nov 2002 description

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

DAILY NEWS BULLETIN 25.11.2002

On the Allocation to Government of the Chechen Republic of Money from the Russian Federation Government's Reserve Fund for Emergency Prevention and Liquidation and Disaster Clean-up

A Government meeting has approved the draft order to allocate in 2002 to the Government of the Chechen Republic, for eliminating the consequences of the floods that occurred in June-July 2002, from the reserve fund of the Government of the Russian Federation for emergency prevention and liquidation and disaster …

12 Nov 2002 description

Appeal Target: US$ 757,001
Geneva, 12 November 2002

Dear Colleagues,

The devastating floods which swept away housing and infrastructure of nine republics/regions of Northern Caucasus left behind a death toll of 176. Over 300,000 people have been affected by the floods in different ways. Since the most damage was done to housing some 110,000 people were initially evacuated. However, about 12,000 still remain in temporary shelter, not suitable for habitation, including public buildings and tent camps.

08 Nov 2002 description

Copenhagen (dpa) - UEFA's Executive Committee pledged 2.6 million Swiss francs (1.8 million dollars) in Copenhagen Friday to initiate anti-racism programmes and offered the same amount to help repair facilities damaged by the floods in Europe earlier this year.

09 Oct 2002 description
report American Red Cross

Written by Mason Booth, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

17 Sep 2002 description

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
DAILY NEWS BULLETIN 18.09.2002

07 Sep 2002 description
report Pravda.RU

The first ten families residing in the Alagir district of Northern Ossetia (a North Caucasian republic within Russia), which was seriously damaged during the July flood, will get money for purchasing new accommodation. More funds for this purpose have also been allocated to the Mozdok district.

Federal funds to purchase or build housing for families that lost the roof above the head are being gradually allocated to North Ossetia in full and in time.

Moreover, this June the authorities established a Social Aid Foundation in the republic.

04 Sep 2002 description

The Swiss government has granted a SFr. 50 million credit to be used by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, SDC, in a broad-based action programme aimed at assisting flood-stricken regions in Europe and Asia.

The recent floods have cost many lives and devastated infrastructure and housing in Europe and Asia. In response, on 22 August the Swiss government approved a supplementary credit of SFr. 50 million on behalf of the flood victims.

27 Aug 2002 description


Appeal Target: US$ 1,117,382
Balance Requested from ACT Network: US$961,759

Geneva, 27 August 2002

Dear Colleagues,

On 8 August 2002 the Krasnodar region suffered another blow from the elements, which lasted several days. Heavy rains caused water levels to rise in rivers, lakes and reservoirs throughout the Black Sea coastal area. As a result, 18 settlements, including the 3 large cities of Novorossijsk, Krymsk and Anapa and their suburbs were flooded.

27 Aug 2002 description


This Ops Update is intended for reporting on emergency appeals.
Launched on 19 July 2002 for CHF 1,267,000 (USD 870,790 or EUR 864,669) for 8 months. Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 50,000
Beneficiaries: 20,000
Period covered: 19 July - 20 August 2002; Next Ops Update (no. 2) expected on 23 September 2002.

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 17.6%
Related Appeals: Russian Federation, 2002 Annual Appeal no. 01.49/2002
Outstanding needs: CHF 1,044,459

22 Aug 2002 description

Floods have been rapidly spreading across Europe over the past weeks causing severe damage to housing and public infrastructure, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes. This recent flow of flooding has compounded the set of floods and mudslides Russia suffered earlier this summer. The worst affected is the Czech Republic, which capital Prague and the region of Southern Bohemia have already seen some 200,000 people fleeing their homes.

15 Aug 2002 description

The worst flooding in five centuries has inundated parts of Europe. More than 90 people have been killed, nearly 60 in the Black Sea tourist region of Russia alone. Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes. Art treasures have been moved to higher floors of museums. Public infrastructure has suffered extensive damage. Businesses are closed, in many cases their stocks ruined by the flooding.