Guatemala: Floods - Jul 2005
Most read reports
- IFRC: Pan American Disaster Response Unit Appeal No. 05AA040 Annual Report. 31 May 2006
- OCHA: Guatemala: Floods and Mudslides OCHA Situation Report No. 5. 21 Oct 2005
- IFRC: Guatemala: Floods - Information Bulletin n° 1. 19 Jul 2005
- IFRC: Pan American Disaster Response Unit Appeal No. 05AA040 Programme Update No. 2. 21 Dec 2005
- WFP: WFP Emergency Report No. 33 of 2006. 18 Aug 2006
Location of operation: DIPECHO
Amount of Decision: EUR 6,000,000
This week's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation
Appeal target: CHF 2,439,411 (USD 1,923,019 or EUR 1,581,564);
Appeal coverage: 74.4%.
This Annual Report reflects activities implemented over a one-year period; they form part of, and are based on, longer-term, multi-year planning (refer below to access the detailed logframe documents).
Most of the humanitarian disasters fail to appear at all on our radars
Darfur, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bosnia, Rwanda - all too often, the world's killing fields are recognised only belatedly, once death, disease and despair have taken their horrific toll. This week I had hoped to travel to Darfur to see for myself the realities on the ground. Unfortunately, the Sudanese government did not want me to visit. Of course what is most important is not my visit, but the continued suffering of the civilian population.
Relief efforts in Guatemala and El Salvador to help victims of the recent devastating floods and mudslides will benefit from a =A3463,000 contribution announced today by UK International Development Minister, Gareth Thomas.
The funds announced today comprise =A3253,000 to be channelled through two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the =A3210,000 already provided by the UK as part of the emergency relief from the European Commission's Humanitarian Office (ECHO).
The floods have claimed over 800 lives across the region, almost 670 of these in Guatemala, leaving about …
OCHA Situation Report No. 4
Floods and Mudslides - Guatemala
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