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14 Jun 2007 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 185 countries.

In Brief

Final Report; Period covered: March 2005 to May 2007; Final appeal coverage: 37.9 %

Appeal history:

- Launched on 11 August 2005 for CHF 5,501,604 (USD 4,274,751 or EUR 2,525,539) for 9 months to assist 400,000 beneficiaries.

- Information bulletin 1 to 7 issued prior to appeal launch.

13 Nov 2006 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/10532

Sixty-first General Assembly
Plenary
52nd & 53rd Meetings (AM & PM)

Assembly Also Considers Strategies to Forestall Disasters, Boost Response; Assistance to Palestinian People; Three Texts on Regional Cooperation Adopted

05 Jun 2006 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 183 countries.

23 Feb 2006 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 183 countries.

19 Jan 2006 description

Hope Weiner in Ruichang city

Wei an Ying, 56, was just beginning to recover from disastrous floods that in September 2005 accompanied a typhoon that robbed him of his autumn cotton crops and damaged his house.

But on Saturday, 26 November, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck his village of Xi Xin Qiao, near the city of Ruichang. The earthquake destroyed all that remained of his home. The quake wrecked 150,000 other homes and forced 600,000 people to evacuate.

31 Dec 2005 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 183 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

30 Nov 2005 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 183 countries.

14 Oct 2005 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. For more information: www.ifrc.org

12 Oct 2005 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. For more information: www.ifrc.org

07 Oct 2005 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.
In Brief

Appeal No. 05EA017; Operations Update no. 2; Period covered: 6 September - 4 October 2005; Appeal coverage: 17.1% (1)

Appeal history:

Launched on 11 August 2005 for CHF 5,501,604 (USD 4,274,751 or EUR 2,525,539) for 9 months to assist 400,000 beneficiaries.

04 Oct 2005 description

BEIJING, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The death toll from Typhoon Longwang in China climbed to 15 people and dozens of military students were still missing, media reported on Tuesday.

06 Sep 2005 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.

In Brief

Period covered: 11 August 2005;

31 Aug 2005 description
report World Vision

by Meimei Leung - Senior Relief Officer

30 Aug 2005 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, Aug 30, 2005 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- At least 1,024 people have been killed and 293 are still missing in the floods that have inundated many regions across China this year, according to statistics jointly released by the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters and the Ministry of Civil Affairs on Tuesday.

26 Aug 2005 description

Conor Lenihan T.D., Minister of State for Development Cooperation and Human Rights, today announced details of a humanitarian aid package of just over €2 million, including assistance for Niger, Zimbabwe and North Korea.

22 Aug 2005 description

BEIJING, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Heavy rain and landslides have killed at least 47 people across China and storms are snarling transport and flooding reservoirs, domestic media reported on Monday.

The central province of Hubei was hardest hit, with heavy rain and flooding there claiming 32 lives, state television reported without giving details.

In the southern manufacturing hubs of Shenzhen and Dongguan, north of Hong Kong, eight people died after 30 landslips and house collapses over the weekend.

"Many streets in the busy downtown areas were flooded, bringing traffic to a …

12 Aug 2005 description
report Hong Kong Red Cross

International Red Cross Appeals for HK$33 million to support 400,000 China Flood victims

The International Red Cross is seeking HK$33 million to provide immediate relief materials include food, quilts, tents and water purifying tablets to 400,000 China flood victims for 9 months.

Disaster Situation

According to statistics provided by the Red Cross Society of China, as of the 10th of August flooding had devastated 27 provinces across the country leaving some 134 million people affected. 910 people were reported dead, over 830,000 houses have been destroyed and more than 9.5 million …

11 Aug 2005 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.

11 Aug 2005 description

Another disastrous flood season is choking the life out of rural China, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said today as it launched a 5.5 million Swiss franc (3.448.000 euros /4.4 million US dollar) emergency appeal.

08 Aug 2005 description
report Xinhua

HARBIN, Aug 8, 2005 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --The Chinese central government has allocated more relief funds, 12 million yuan (about 1.47 million US dollars) in total, for rebuilding projects in the flood-hit Shalan Town, China's northernmost Heilongjiang Province.