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18 Aug 2009 description

TRINIDAD, (18 de agosto de 2009).- El Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) de las Naciones Unidas fortalecerá al Proyecto Desarrollo Rural Integrado y Participativo (DRIPAD) de la Prefectura del Departamento del Beni con equipamiento para los preparativos y respuesta ante eventuales emergencias y supervisión de las actividades de recuperación de las familias que resultaron afectadas por inundaciones y otros eventos conexos por tres años consecutivos, desde el 2006.

El equipamiento donado consiste en tres motocicletas, así como dos botes deslizadores con sus respectivos motores fuera de …

03 Apr 2008 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2007 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In brief

Programme summary:

Natural and weather related disasters are increasing in frequency. The countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean remain vulnerable to the impact of these natural and man-made disasters.

In 2006 and 2007, the Pan American Disaster Response Unit (PADRU) provided operational, logistics and preparedness support to the region's National Societies in response to 33 emergencies, in an effective and efficient manner according to the needs.

30 Jun 2007 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/2007 to 30/06/2007. In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary: Developing countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean remain vulnerable to the impact of natural and man-made disasters.

26 Apr 2007 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary:

In a region where economic growth does not seem to tackle the root problems of inequity and …

26 Apr 2007 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering fromdisasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

19 Feb 2007 description

La Paz, 19 feb (ABI).- Un balance global del gobierno nacional presentado la noche de este lunes indica que los departamentos de Beni y Santa Cruz concentran más del 50 por ciento de las 68.746 familias afectadas por los desastres causados por el fenómeno El Niño, seg=FAn hizo conocer el ministro de la Presidencia Juan Ramón Quintana.

En rueda de prensa Quintana brindó el reporte general que el gabinete ministerial hizo llegar a la Sede de Gobierno, luego de que estas autoridades se desplazaron a diferentes regiones que registran desastres naturales causados por riadas, granizadas, …

18 Feb 2007 description

El Presidente de la Rep=FAblica sobrevolará este lunes el departamento de Santa Cruz, posteriormente lo hará en Cochabamba para verificar y evaluar los daños en El Sillar.

La Paz, 18 feb (ABI).- Las víctimas de El Niño en Bolivia sobrepasan las 60 mil familias, seg=FAn el informe preliminar del Gobierno, que en las =FAltimas horas aprobó el Decreto Supremo 29034 destinando un crédito de la CAF de 15 millones de dólares para atender las emergencias.

"Se movilizarán estos recursos en los próximos días.

02 Feb 2007 description
report UN News Service

United Nations agencies are stepping up assistance to Bolivia, where El Niño-induced heavy rains have caused over a dozen deaths and continue to displace civilians.

Almost 19,000 families - or 94,000 people - have been affected by the floods and subsequent landslides, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), citing statistics from the Bolivian Government, which declared a state of emergency last month.

This is more than double the number of affected families reported two weeks ago.

01 Feb 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 185 countries.

In Brief

This Bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the situation and the information available at this time.

31 Dec 2006 description

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3. Disaster Response

In 2006, Latin Americ and the Caribbean were spared major disasters of the magnitude of Tropical Storm Stan (2005) or Hurricane Ivan (2004). However, many other emergency situations posed serious concerns and required substantial technical support from PAHO/WHO. A review of these situations in which PAHO worked with member states to respond to pressing health issues is provided below.

Unusually high seasonal rainfall at the end of 2005 caused widespread flooding in several Regions of Guyana in early 2006.

31 Dec 2006 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

09 Nov 2006 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

30 Sep 2006 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

15 Sep 2006 description

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

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Lebanon (2) occupied Palestinian territories

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Ethiopia (4) Kenya (5) Rwanda (6) Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Liberia

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Madagascar (4) Malawi …

01 Sep 2006 description

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

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Lebanon

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Ethiopia (4) Kenya (5) Rwanda (6) Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire (2) Liberia (3) Niger

(E) Southern …

18 Aug 2006 description

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

04 Aug 2006 description

This week's report covers the following 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

21 Jul 2006 description

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

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Russian Federation (Caucasus)

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Ethiopia (4) Kenya (5) Rwanda (6) Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire (2) Liberia (3) Niger

(E) …

30 Jun 2006 description

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