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29 May 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.

26 Aug 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

15 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.

In Brief

This Minor Emergency Update no. 1 is being issued based on the needs described below reflecting the information available at this time.

05 Aug 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

25 Jul 2005 description

Since the start of this year's summer monsoon season in June, a combination of typhoons, tropical storms, and heavy rains has seriously affected a number of countries in Asia including India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China, and DPR Korea. Hundreds of people have been killed and hundreds of thousands had to be evacuated. Very high economic losses and serious food shortages have been reported in the affected areas. As monsoon rains are due to continue in the next couple of months, the situation could worsen considerably.

15 Jul 2005 description
report Concern Worldwide

Recent floods in the South Pyongnan Province of DPRK have left 88 people dead with 111 people reported missing. 1,500 people have had their homes destroyed. Crops are severely damaged.

Concern is the main aid agency working in the area and is setting up an immediate response.

1500 people without secure residence will be re-housed in newly constructed dwellings not vulnerable to future flooding

1080 households have lost their present dwellings due to the recent unusually intense rainfall. They are presently being housed in neighbouring villages.

10 Jul 2005 description

South Korea's Red Cross will send emergency supplies to North Korea this week to help victims of flash flooding that claimed 88 lives and left thousands homeless late last month.

"The relief supplies will be enough for about 3,000 families and mostly focus on clothes and daily necessities," a Red Cross official said, adding that the aid agency will coordinate the delivery with its North Korean counterpart.

More than 100 people remain missing and 205 were injured by the deluge, caused by torrential rain that swept across North Korea on June 30, a U.N.

08 Jul 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

CHF 345,000 has been allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to respond to this operation to replenish the DP stocks distributed to the affected population. Replenishment of DREF by unearmarked contributions is welcome and needed.

08 Jul 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors/countries:

Sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Education, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

This report includes:

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan (2) Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (3) Pakistan (4) Russian Federation (Caucasus) (5) Tajikistan

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Eritrea (4) Ethiopia (5) …

05 Jul 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

This Information Bulletin (no. 01/2005) is being issued for information only.