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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.

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

Goal: The overall goal of the Federation in Haiti is to strengthen the capacities of the Haitian National Red Cross Society to more effectively meet the needs of vulnerable people and become an increasingly relevant partner for civil society.

Programme summary:

In general, the 2006-2007 Haiti Appeal was characterized by serious funding constraints that have affected the Federation's supporting role to the Haitian Red Cross and led to the phasing out of a country …

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.

15 Jan 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

Appeal No. MAAHT001; Programme Update no.

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.

18 Dec 2006 description

Explanatory Memorandum

1 - Rationale, needs and target population :

1.1. - Rationale :

The Caribbean region experiences multiple natural disasters. Tropical storms often take the form of a hurricane1, and the hurricane season lasts for six months. There are also floods, flash floods, tsunamis, landslides and mudslides. Some islands suffer from earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. The physical risk is combined with socioeconomic factors, such as high population density, fast demographic growth and great poverty.

06 Dec 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 181 countries.

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

31 Oct 2006 description


I. OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY SITUATION

1. The security situation in Haiti remains relatively calm, with some incidents in the regions, in particular Cap Haitien and Gonaives. The ongoing talks between the Haitian Government and the armed gangs seem to have stabilized the situation.

30 Sep 2006 description

I. OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY SITUATION

1. According to MINUSTAH and UNDSS reports the security situation improved in the whole country, with only minor security incidents. Nevertheless in Port au Prince the violence intensified since July and, despite the joint efforts of the MINUSTAH and the Haitian National Police (HNP), the scene of routine murders in some areas of the capital along with kidnapping randomly occurring in different parts of the town, even during daily hours, continue to be high risk factors.

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30 Sep 2006 description

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

11 Aug 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.

01 Aug 2006 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 01 Août 06 [AlterPresse] --- Des dégâts matériels considérables ont été enregistrés à la suite de pluies diluviennes, provoquant des inondations lundi soir 31 juillet 2006 dans la ville de Saint-Marc, à 96 kilomètres au nord de Port-au-Prince, apprend l'agence en ligne AlterPresse

01 Aug 2006 description
report Radio Kiskeya

Les autorités haïtiennes décrètent l'état de pré-alerte cyclonique dans la crainte d'un éventuel passage de Chris sur plusieurs départements entre mercredi et jeudi

Par Radio Kiskeya

Le Centre national des ouragans (NHC) de Miami a annoncé mardi la formation de la troisième tempête tropicale de la saison baptisée Chris qui pourrait atteindre Haïti au milieu de la semaine.

Accompagné de vents d'une force maximale de 65 km/heure, le système a pris naissance très tôt mardi à l'est des Iles sous le vent.