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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"

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.

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

20 Sep 2002 description

Presidential envoy to the Southern Federal District Viktor Kazantsev reported on 19 September that 167 people were killed in the flooding that hit his district last month according to official statistics, RIA-Novosti reported. Some 280,000 people were affected and 16 billion rubles ($516 million) in damages were sustained. Kazantsev commented that the reasons for what happened are now completely understood: the heads of raion administrations showed themselves to be incapable of acting under emergency conditions. JAC

17 Sep 2002 description

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

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

23 Aug 2002 description
report British Red Cross

With the emergency phase over, the Russian Red Cross and the International Federation are turning their attention to the medium and long term needs of the victims of the worst floods in 70 years, which left nearly 100 people dead, affected more than 300,000 people and damaged or destroyed more than 50,000 houses as well as roads, bridges, and electric power lines.

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.

20 Aug 2002 description
report DisasterRelief

Written by Mason Anderson, DisasterRelief.org

20 Aug 2002 description
report Pravda.RU

Rescue works have been completed in the flood area in Russia's south, and the reconstruction stage has been launched, officials in the administration of Novorossiisk (a port in the Krasnodar Territory) said on Tuesday.

As of today, the systems of energy, gas, and water supply have been almost totally recovered in the region affected by the flood. The work of municipal transport has been resumed in Novorossiisk.