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20 Sep 2005 description

PORT-AU-PRINCE - If Marie Jean Sylverin, survivor of last year's tropical storm Jeanne in Haiti, had a TV in the one-room shack where she lives with her four daughters, she would watch in awe as massive rescue and recovery efforts fanned out over the United States, reaching areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

12 Apr 2005 description

Port-au-Prince, 12 avril 2005 - Une importante mission du Groupe consultatif ad hoc des Nations Unies(ONU) sur Haïti, présidée par l'Ambassadeur et Représentant permanent du Canada auprès de l'ONU, Allan Rock, est arrivée, ce mardi, à Port-au-Prince en vue d'évaluer les perspectives de développement du pays sur le moyen et le long terme.

03 Nov 2004 description

Amount of Decision: Euro 2,500,000

Decision reference number: ECHO/HTI/BUD/2004/06000

Explanatory Memorandum

1 - Rationale, needs and target population.

1.1. - Rationale:

With the passage of Hurricane Jeanne, Haiti's proneness to natural disaster has once more been dramatically highlighted.

10 Mar 2004 description

Franco says civil unrest has hindered distribution of food, medicine

26 Jan 2004 description

La Commission européenne, à travers son Office d'aide humanitaire (ECHO), a apporté une réponse rapide aux graves inondations qui ont frappé la ville du Cap Haiïtien, Haïti, dans la nuit du 20 au 21 Décembre 2003.

21 Jan 2004 description

Montant de la décision : 406,735 euro

Numéro de référence de la décision : ECHO/HTI/BUD/2004/01000

Exposé des motifs

1 - Justification, besoins et population cible :


20 Jan 2004 description
report Oxfam

On 20th and 21st of December Cap Haitian in the north of the country was hit by heavy rains, causing flooding and landslides. Landslides in the nearby mountains killed two people. Ravines got filled by soil, stones and rubbish leading to flooding in the streets of the town. Nearly 150,000 people were affected, of whom 25,000 people needed urgent humanitarian aid.

02 Jan 2004 description

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti - The United Nations World Food Programme, with the assistance of Oxfam and Caritas, is providing urgently needed emergency food rations to thousands of families affected by floods in northern Haiti.

30 Dec 2003 description

The United Methodist Committee on Relief is sending two international field specialists to Bam, southeast Iran, in the next few days. Following the deadly earthquake that struck in the early morning of Dec. 26, the pair will assess needs for immediate aid as well as for longer term reconstruction. Guy Hovey, UMCOR's head of mission for Europe and Asia, and David Sadoo, disaster specialist based in New York, may arrive in Iran within the week. While there, they will consult with other members of the disaster response community.

29 Dec 2003 description

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 95,000

25 Dec 2003 description

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): DREF funding under consideration