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31 Jan 2007 description
report CHF International

In 2004 and 2005, the small city of Comanesti in Bacau County, Romania was devastated by flooding of the Trotus River. In the process, hundreds of homes were destroyed, leaving many families homeless.

The U.S. Government was among the first donors to respond to the crisis in this community, donating emergency supplies including food, personal hygiene items, portable heaters, and water purification systems. CHF International/Romania continued this assistance through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Romanian Flood Recovery (RFR) Program.

17 May 2005 description

In Brief

Appeal No. 01.75/2004; Period covered: January - December 2004

Original appeal target: CHF 2,613,516 (USD 1.990,000 or EUR 1,680,000) Revised appeal target: CHF 2,798,286 (USD 2,453,985 or EUR 1,812,740)

Related Emergency or Annual Appeals:

This document reports on and analyses achievements within the International Federation's 2004 annual appeal Central Europe.

16 Sep 2004 description

Bucharest (IOCC) - International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the urgent needs of Romanians devastated by severe flooding in late August.

The floods, caused by rainstorms on August 27-29, killed at least six people and damaged hundreds of homes in eastern and southern Romania.

31 Aug 2004 description
report Food for the Hungry

Via a church partnership, FHI responded in August to flooding that left thousands without shelter or with seriously damaged homes.

29 Aug 2004 description

Government of Romania - Spokesperson of the Government

29 Aug 2004 description
report Xinhua

BUCHAREST, Aug 28, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Torrential rains swept Romania's eastern and southeastern regions over the past two days, causing heavy losses, but so far there have been no reports of casualties.

TV images showed water as high as over one meter in many places and thousands of hectares of farmland and crops were destroyed. Strong winds uprooted trees and electricity poles, leading to a power cut in some villages.

Constanta, a port city in southeastern Romania, was the worst hit with three derricks blown down by wind and three vessels swept away from the port.

28 Aug 2004 description

Government of Romania - Spokesperson of the Government

06 Aug 2004 description

Appeal Target: US$271,124
Geneva, 6 August 2004

Dear Colleagues,

06 Aug 2004 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 over 181 countries.

05 Aug 2004 description

Paris, le 05 août 2004 - Actuellement, la Roumanie est touchée par de graves intempéries qui ont déjà provoqué des inondations dans 17 départements sur l'ensemble de la Moldavie et dans le Centre Est de la Roumanie.

Des milliers d'hectares agricoles, des ponts, et des routes sont noyés sous l'eau.

01 Aug 2004 description

Ministry of National Defence