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05 Jun 2015 description

IDMC's report explores the challenges in providing sustainable housing assistance to informal urban settlers displaced by disasters. It looks at nine case studies from Asia, America and Europe.

The report identifies the difficulties faced by urban informal settlers in receiving long-term housing assistance in post-disaster situations. Informal settlers are more exposed and vulnerable to displacement and are more likely to be relocated and excluded from the provision of durable housing assistance.

02 Apr 2004 description

Appeal No. 10/03; Launched on: 6 May 2003 for three months for CHF 607,000 to assist 8,000 beneficiaries. Operations extended to 31 October 2003. Appeal coverage: 103%

22 Dec 2003 description

Launched on: 6 May 2003 for 3 months for CHF 607,000 to assist 8,000 beneficiaries. Operation extended to 31 October 2003.

13 Nov 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 4,027,067 revised to CHF 3,059,754 (USD 2,264,807 or EUR 1,982,990)
Period covered: 1 May to 30 August 2003

07 Nov 2003 description


Appeal launched on 6 May 2003 for CHF 607,000 for 3m onths for 8,000 beneficiaries.
Operations extended to 31 October 2003
Disaster Relief Emergency Funds( DREF) allocated: CHF 50,000
Period covered: 20 July to 11 September 2003
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 over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

27 Aug 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

12 Aug 2003 description


Appeal Target: CHF 1,539,402
Period covered: 1 January - 31 May 2003

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 over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 52.2%

Outstanding needs: CHF 735,834

25 Jul 2003 description


Appeal Target: CHF 3,400,000 (USD 2,446,214 or EUR 2,336,657)
Period covered: May to June, 2003

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 over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 31.7 %; See attached Contributions List for details1.

Outstanding needs: CHF 2,321,238

Related Emergency or Annual Appeals: N/A

23 Jul 2003 description

UNDP participated in a recent UN interagency assessment of a devastating flood in Argentina's northern provinces that estimates the damages at about US$1 billion.

13 Jun 2003 description

Nearly 50,000 people are still unable to return to their homes in Santa Fe, Argentina following the flooding that took place in late April. Hundreds of thousands of residents were evacuated immediately following the flooding and are still residing in temporary shelters in the city. Recent outbreaks of Hepatitis have also been reported and are a direct result of the flooding.

11 Jun 2003 description

Increased rains in the northwestern part of Argentina this year, has caused unprecedented flooding of the Salado River, severely affecting the provinces of Santa Fe, Entre Rios and Santiago del Estero. Santa Fe City has been the worst hit.

11 Jun 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 4,207,067 (USD 2,760,756 or EUR 2,733,534); Period covered: 1 January to 30 April 2003
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 over 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 39.4%; See attached Contributions List for details.

10 Jun 2003 description

Appeal Number: 6739
Appeal Amount: $30,000

06 Jun 2003 description


Appeal Target: US$ 253,498
Geneva, 6 June 2003

Dear Colleagues,

Intense rains in the north-eastern part of Argentina has caused unprecedented flooding of the Salado river severely affecting the provinces of Santa Fe, Entre Rios and Santiago del Estero. The worst hit area was Santa Fe City being almost totally inundated by water. The official reports indicate that 23 persons died, 600 were missing and 140,000 affected (125,000 in Santa Fe City). It is also reported that 24,000 houses were damaged and 4,000 completely destroyed.

04 Jun 2003 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2003/0088
OCHA Situation Report No. 7
Argentina - Floods

02 Jun 2003 description
report Government of Spain

El gobierno de la Nación, a través de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional, destina 50.000 dólares, en productos de ayuda humanitaria, a paliar los efectos de la crecida del río Salado, que ha afectado a la provincia argentina de Santa Fe.

Esta ayuda se produce en respuesta al llamamiento de la Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja y será gestionada por la división argentina de esta organización.

Las ayudas irán destinadas a aliviar la situación de las poblaciones afectadas por las inundaciones ocurridas durante los primeros días de mayo.

23 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
Launched on 6 May 2003 for CHF 607,000 for three months for 8,000 beneficiaries. Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 50,000 Beneficiaries: 8,000

Period covered: 12 May - 20 May 2003; Last Update (no. 1) published on 13 May 2003; Next Update expected June 2003.

IN BRIEF

21 May 2003 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - On April 27, 2003, regional authorities declared the city of Santa Fe, Argentina, a disaster zone. Intense rains caused the banks of the Salado River to overflow forcing the evacuation of more than 50,000 people in a country already struggling economically.