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13 Nov 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 4,027,067 revised to CHF 3,059,754 (USD 2,264,807 or EUR 1,982,990)
Period covered: 1 May to 30 August 2003

11 Jun 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 4,207,067 (USD 2,760,756 or EUR 2,733,534); Period covered: 1 January to 30 April 2003
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In Brief

Appeal coverage: 39.4%; See attached Contributions List for details.

02 May 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Jordan, (3) Afghanistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Eritrea, (3) Ethiopia

C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire (2) Sierra Leone

D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Comoros, (3) Madagascar, (4) Mozambique, (5) Swaziland, (6) Lesotho, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Malawi, (9) Tanzania, (10) Zambia, (11) Angola, (12) Namibia

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

F) Latin America and the Caribbean: (1) Regional, (2) Bolivia, (3) Colombia, (4) Ecuador, (5) Guatemala, (6) Nicaragua

25 Apr 2003 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2003/0050
OCHA Situation Report No. 3
Bolivia - Landslide

17 Apr 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Jordan, (3) Iran, (4) Afghanistan, (5) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Republic of Congo, (3) DR Congo, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Rwanda, (7) Somalia, (8) Sudan, (9) Uganda

C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Liberia, (3) Sierra Leone, (4) Guinea

D) Southern Africa: (1) Malawi, (2) Tanzania, (3) Madagascar, (4) Angola, (5) Mozambique, (6) Zambia, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Swaziland, (9) Lesotho

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

14 Apr 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Jordan, (3) Syria, (4) Iran, (5) Afghanistan

B) West Africa: (1) Central African Republic

C) Southern Africa: (1) Madagascar, (2) Mozambique, (3) Zimbabwe, (4) Zambia, (5) Malawi, (6) Angola, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland

D) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Cambodia, (3) Indonesia

E) Latin America and the Caribbean: (1) Bolivia, (2) Colombia, (3) Ecuador, (4) Honduras, (5) Venezuela

F) Eastern Europe and the Caucasus: (1) Armenia, (2) Albania, (3) Serbia and Montenegro

09 Apr 2003 description

On March 31, a landslide rumbled through the community of Chima in Bolivia. The small town of 2,000 suffered 16 deaths, 17 injured, 24 orphans and a possible 250 still unaccounted for. Most of the town's children were in school when the landslide struck and were spared injury, but a number of them lost parents. Those orphaned by the landslide are now extremely vulnerable and in need of care.

08 Apr 2003 description

This bulletin is being issued based on the needs described below reflecting the information available at the time. A balance of available disaster relief emergency fund (DREF) has been allocated and the Spanish Red Cross has contributed USD 3,000 for emergency relief. Based on further updates and details from assessment reports, further DREF funds may be requested. This operation will be reported on through the quarterly DREF update.

07 Apr 2003 description

La Paz (dpa) - Rescue teams and volunteers hunting for victims buried in a landslide in northern Bolivia have decided to give up their search a week after the disaster, news reports said Monday.

A team of disaster experts from Spain met with the Bolivian army and police Sunday and decided to end rescue efforts because "there was nothing more to be done'', according to reports from the gold-mining town of Chima, nearly 200 kilometres north of La Paz.

The landslide that struck the mining town buried 300 to 400 people and 400 homes.

Although 24 bodies have been …

04 Apr 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq and neighbouring countries, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan, (4) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Eritrea, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Burundi, (4) DR Congo, (5) Uganda

C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Liberia, (3) Sierra Leone, (4) Guinea, (5) Mauritania

D) Southern Africa: (1) Madagascar, (2) Mozambique, (3) Zimbabwe, (4) Zambia, (5) Malawi, (6) Tanzania, (7) Angola, (8) Namibia, (9) Lesotho, (10) Swaziland

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

03 Apr 2003 description

La Paz (dpa) - By late Wednesday 22 bodies have been recovered from the mud and rubble two days after the side of a mountain collapsed burying 400 homes in a mining village in northern Bolivia.

The mudslide occurred Monday in the gold-mining town of Chima, about 190 kilometres north of La Paz.

03 Apr 2003 description
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Source: OCHA Situation Report No. 2
3 April 2003

03 Apr 2003 description

OCHA/GVA - 2003/0044
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
Bolivia - Landslide

02 Apr 2003 description

La Paz (dpa) - Two days after the side of a mountain collapsed burying 400 homes in a mining village in northern Bolivia, it remained unclear on Wednesday how many people had been killed in the incident.

Radio reports early Tuesday had said 16 bodies had been recovered after the mudslide occurred Monday in the gold-mining town of Chima, about 190 kilometres north of La Paz. More than 100 people were feared still buried in the landslide which covered an area of nearly two square kilometres.

02 Apr 2003 description

This bulletin is being issued based on the needs described below reflecting the information available at the time. A small balance of available Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) has been allocated and the Spanish Red Cross has contributed USD 3,000 for emergency relief. Based on future updates and details from assessment reports, further DREF funds may be requested. This operation will be reported on through the quarterly DREF update.