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08 Jan 2004 description

Appeal No. 22/2002; Launched on: 9 August 2002 for 4 months for CHF 903,000; budget revised on 23 September 2002, increased to CHF 947,300 and operation extended two months; Appeal coverage: 85% Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 75, 000

08 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 target: CHF 12,413,596; Appeal coverage: 111%

Overall analysis of the programme

09 Jan 2003 description
report Food for the Hungry

FHI will be sending blankets, warm clothing and medical supplies to needy people in North Korea this winter.

19 Nov 2002 description


KEY FEATURES OF THE CRISIS
More than 6.4 million people vulnerable to the effects of a national food supplies gap of more than one million metric tonnes.

2.2 million children under seven years of age at high risk from malnutrition resulting in poor growth and development.

420,000 pregnant and nursing women with poor nutritional status, coupled with a high risk of iron deficiency and anaemia.

Inadequate reproductive health services leading to increased maternal mortality.

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

29 Oct 2002 description

107/2002

October 29, 2002, Vienna, Austria - The OPEC Fund for International Development today signed a US$10.2 million loan agreement with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to help finance rehabilitation of an extensive irrigation system in the North Pyongbuk Province. The project has a dual aim of increasing agricultural production while at the same time conserving energy supplies.

Agriculture, a vital sector for Korea, has suffered a decline in recent years due to a series of natural disasters including hailstorms, floods and droughts.

28 Oct 2002 description

Mission Highlights
DPR Korea continued the recovery in agricultural production that started last year. This year's food production shows a small improvement over last year's which itself was substantially higher than the previous year.

Factors behind this continued recovery include favourable rains, provision of fertilizer and pesticides through international assistance, timely availability of seeds and mobilization of resources on a priority basis by the Government to the agriculture sector.

11 Oct 2002 description


WFP begins to curtail food aid...
With no new contributions on the horizon to make up the 72,500 mt cereals shortfall until year end, WFP initiated a phased stoppage of food distributions to certain beneficiary groups in the west coast provinces of the country.

30 Sep 2002 description

BEIJING - A slump in donations for its emergency operation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is forcing the United Nations World Food Programme to halt cereal distributions to three million hungry women, children and elderly people. An additional 1.5 million beneficiaries will be deprived of rations in the depths of winter unless substantial fresh pledges are made soon.

23 Sep 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

Budget Revision
Launched on 9 August 2002 for CHF 903,000 for four months for 22,500 beneficiaries.
This budget revision seeks CHF 947,300 (USD 631,955 or EUR 646,800) for 26,000 beneficiaries
Period covered: September

IN BRIEF

12 Sep 2002 description
report Food for the Hungry

Scottsdale, AZ (September 12, 2002) - Food for the Hungry is assisting victims of Typhoon Rusa, which first struck Kangwon Province on August 31, 2002.
Typhoon Rusa has been ranked as the worst storm to hit Korea in 43 years. Initial reports from the American Red Cross indicate that over 7,000 people have been affected by the floods. So far approximately 120 people have died and an additional 65 are missing. However, the government warns that they still do not have reports from some of the more remote areas, and the death toll is expected to rise.

12 Sep 2002 description
report Baptist World Aid

Baptist World Aid (BWAid), the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) has pledged $10,000 toward relief efforts following Typhoon Rusa, which hit the Korean peninsula on the weekend of August 31 - September 1.

10 Sep 2002 description
report InterAction

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

09 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
Launched on 9 August, 2002 for CHF 903,000 (USD 599,935 or EUR 619,026) to assist 22,500 beneficiaries.
Period covered: 9 August to 9 September, 2002

IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 60.4%
Related Appeals: N/A
Outstanding needs: CHF 822,717