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27 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Soixante-quatrième session
Point 72 a) de l'ordre du jour provisoire*
Renforcement de la coordination de l'aide
humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe
fournis par les organismes des Nations Unies,
y compris l'assistance économique spéciale :
renforcement de la coordination de l'aide
humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe

27 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination

15 Jun 2009 description
report Caritas

Introduction

Currently, the most important international declaration concerning the effectiveness of development aid is the Paris Declaration (2005). The declaration presents several principles of aid effectiveness, a framework for mutual responsibility, and names several indicators used when evaluating improvement. Below, we will try to examine two projects through the prism of crucial elements of Aid Effectiveness (AE) which were put together by the Paris Declaration.

30 Apr 2009 description

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2008.

In brief

Programme purpose: The purpose of the International Federation country office programme is to support the institutional capacity building of the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia/PMI) and facilitate a coordinated approach of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in supporting PMI's programmes in Indonesia.

Programme summary:

In line with PMI's wish to gradually phase out of the tsunami recovery operation and move back towards the nation-wide long-term programming, the …

12 Dec 2008 description

This report covers the period 1 July to 31 December 2008.

In brief

Programme purpose: The purpose of the International Federation programme is to support the institutional capacity building of the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia/PMI) and facilitate a coordinated approach of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to supporting PMI's programmes in Indonesia.

Programme summary:

The International Federation continues to support PMI in its effort to achieve its goal to become the leading neutral organization able to provide support and assistance to …

03 Dec 2008 description

Kuala Lumpur, 2-4 December 2008

The ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) is cognisant of its significant initiative in 2004 to endorse its ASEAN Regional Programme on Disaster Management (ARPDM) which it launched as a six-year programme until 2010. ASEAN is proud of its pioneering ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER), which is a regional legal framework for multilateral cooperation and collaboration in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and emergency response in ASEAN.

01 Dec 2008 description
Rainy Season in Indonesia - September to date

Highlights:

- Since the rainy season started in September, at least 54 people have been killed with the highest number of fatalities occurring in November alone - 33 fatalities;

- During this period, at least 31,500 people were temporarily displaced; in a number of cases the local government provided emergency shelter for the affected population;

- The most destructive flooding incidents in terms of temporary displacement of residents and damage to infrastructure were located in East Kalimantan and …

24 Nov 2008 description

Adhong Syahri ramadhan, CRS' emergency response manager based in Jakarta, recently returned from two villages in Indonesia hard hit by the recent flooding and landslides following of heavy rainfall. More than 14 people were reported dead, and nearly 3000 people were forced to flee their homes. Adhoong, who has worked for CRS for five years, spoke with CRS Communications Officer Liz O'Neill about what he saw. CRS is supporting our local partner in distributing emergency relief materials to the most needy populations.

18 Nov 2008 description
report The Jakarta Post

Yuli Tri Suwarni ,The Jakarta Post , Bandung

After being traumatized by a landslide in Cianjur that killed 15 people last week, thousands of West Javanese must now face floodwaters engulfing their homes.

More than 1,500 residents in Cieunteung village, Baleendah, Bandung regency, 30 kilometers south of Bandung, have been affected by floods for the past two weeks after the Citarum River burst its banks because of flows in its upper catchment.

17 Nov 2008 description
report Xinhua

AKARTA, Nov 17, 2008 (Xinhua via COMTEX News Network) -- Nearly 2,000 villagers escaped dangerous areas after landslide and floods in West Java of Indonesia at weekend that killed 15 people, local disaster management agency said on Tuesday.

The survivors had taken shelters in places far from hills, for fears of others landslides, as the soil in the higher areas was vulnerable from sliding down, said Barnas Hajidin, an official of the agency.

The disaster already devastated 284 houses, 3 school buildings and one bridge, in Campaka and Cibeber districts of Cianjur regency of the …

16 Nov 2008 description
report The Jakarta Post

The search and rescue team in Cianjur has found another body of a landslide victim in the Nyalindung village, making a total of nine recovered bodies.

The body has been identified as 56-year old Rosidin.

15 Nov 2008 description
report The Jakarta Post

Four hours of torrential rain in two villages in Cianjur, West Java, starting Thursday evening caused a landslide that buried 15 people and injured four others.

The Cianjur regency administration estimated Friday that water and mud had damaged at least 77 houses, and had dragged four others into the Cihanjuang river.

The villages of Girimukti and Cibokore sit in a deep valley some 70 kilometers from the West Java provincial capital of Bandung.

The landslide forced some 600 villagers to evacuate to safety, which for many lay in Girimukti Village Hall.

Rescue workers had found …

14 Nov 2008 description

JAKARTA, Nov 14 (Reuters) - At least three people were killed and 13 are missing after torrential rains triggered floods and a landslide in several areas of Indonesia's West Java province, a health ministry official said on Friday.

Rustam Pakaya, head of the health ministry's crisis centre, said two bodies had been recovered and 13 were missing and believed to buried under a landslide which swept over several houses in West Java's Cianjur regency late on Thursday.

Separately, one person died in floods in Bandung regency that displaced more than a 1,000 people.

14 Nov 2008 description
report Xinhua

JAKARTA, Nov 14, 2008 (Xinhua via COMTEX News Network) -- Ten people were killed and seven others went missing in a landslide in West Java province of Indonesia, National Disaster Management Agency Said here on Friday.

Heavy rains caused landslide and floods in Campaka and Cibeber districts of Cianjur regency of the province at midnight on Thursday, military command in charge of the regency Budi Himawan told Xinhua via telephone.

The military officer said that rescue work was underway and 54 houses have been buried by the landslide.

Indonesia has been frequently hit by floods and …