Venezuela: Floods - Jul 2002
Most read reports
- MicroSoft: Reference Map of North-West Venezuela. 25 Jul 2002
- IFRC: South America Region Appeal No. 01.51/2003. 18 Dec 2002
- Govt. Venezuela: Venezuela: CADAFE instaló centro de acopio para beneficiar a comunidades de Apure, Amazonas y Táchira. 23 Jul 2002
- WFP: WFP Emergency Report No. 30 of 2002. 26 Jul 2002
- IFRC: Venezuela: Floods - Information Bulletin n° 3. 2 Aug 2002
This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target CHF 1,916, 067 (USD 1.27m/ EUR 1.3m)
Period covered: I June - 30 September 2002
"At a Glance"
Appeal coverage: 71.5%
Related Appeals: 01.19/2002 Central America; 01.22/2002 South America; 01.23/2002 Caribbean
Outstanding needs: CHF 546,526 (USD 362, 000/ EUR 371, 000)
This report includes:
(A) Asia Region: (1) DPR Korea
(B) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho,
(3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Swaziland, (6) Zambia, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Somalia, (9) Ethiopia, (10) Tanzania
(C) Central Africa Region: (1) Democratic Republic of Congo, (2) Angola,(3) Namibia
(D) Eastern Europe region: (1) North Caucasus
(E) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran
(F) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Bolivia, (2) Colombia, (3) Venezuela
Appeal Target: CHF 4,619,036
Period covered: 1 April - 30 June 2002; last Programme Update (No. 1) issued 21 May 2002
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 coverage: 47.2%
Related Appeals: 01.18/2002: Pan American Disaster Response Unit
Outstanding needs: 2,439,777
By Alejandro Castañeda in Apure state, Venezuela
Written by Mason Anderson, Staff Writer, RedCross.org
DREF Allocated: None
(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 116)
The telecommunication needs are important, as a lot of areas are completely isolated. Only a few cellular phones, often jammed, were available to coordinate the S&R teams. Internet, phone and fax centres have been installed at the Red Cross' Crisis Centre at Guasdualito. A M4 data transmitter was installed in the town's hospital.
Sabaneta de Barinas, 28 Jul.
Sabaneta de Barinas, 28 Jul, Venpres (Carmen Ostia Pulgar).- "Debo reconocer y felicitar el manejo de la crisis" en el estado Apure, expresó el primer mandatario del país, Hugo Chávez Frías, en su programa dominical "Aló Presidente" N=B0 113, trasmitido desde esta población barinesa, parte del cual lo dedicó a informar sobre la situación actual de Guasdualito.
El comandante del Teatro de Operaciones N=B0 1 en Guasdualito, general de brigada (Ej) Carlos Acosta Pérez, quien estuvo durante la transmisión audiovisual, subrayó que a la fecha 80 por ciento de esa población …
Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) allocated: None
This report includes:
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela appealed on Thursday for international financial support to help provide food, medicine and shelter for more than 35,000 people forced from their homes by flooding in the southwest of the country.
Four people were killed this week in the floodwaters which swamped the town of Guasdualito, 500 miles (800 km) southwest of Caracas, and huge expanses of surrounding farmland.
Venezuela's government and armed forces have evacuated flood victims and flown in emergency supplies to the affected areas in Apure state, which borders with Colombia, and in the …
Ref. OCHA/GVA - 2002/0145
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Venezuela - Floods
The TSF team landed at the Caracas Airport yesterday at 02h40pm (local) and was immediately brought to the flooded zone by a Military aircraft with the assistance of the Venezuelan Red Cross.
IFRC News 15/02
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