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08 Mar 2006 description

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

20 Jul 2005 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.

In Brief

Period covered: 7 January 2004 to 26 May 2005;

Final appeal coverage: 99.5%.

Appeal history:

  • Launched on 07 January 2004 for CHF 853,000 (USD 692,989 or EUR 544,144) for 06 months for 565 beneficiary families;

09 Feb 2005 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.

In Brief

Period covered: 03 November 2004 to 09 February 2005; Appeal coverage : 99.5%

Appeal history:

Launched on 07 January 2004 for CHF 853,000 (USD 692,989 or EUR 544,144) for 06 months for 565 beneficiary families;

06 Jan 2005 description


Total Appeal Target : US$ 750,000

Balance Requested from ACT Network: 738,743.09

Geneva, 6 January 2005

Dear Colleagues,

During 2004, the ACT Rapid Response Fund assisted 26 ACT implementing members to save lives in sudden emergencies, providing financial assistance ranging from US$4,000 to US$50,000.

09 Nov 2004 description


The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.
In Brief

Appeal No. 03/04; Operations Update no. 05; Period covered: 03 October 2004 to 03 November 2004; Appeal coverage: 99.5%.

Appeal history:

Launched on 07 January 2004 for CHF 853,000 (USD 692,989 or EUR 544,144) for 06 months for 565 beneficiary families;

07 Oct 2004 description


The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

In Brief

Appeal No. 03/04; Operations Update no. 04; Period covered: 08 July 2004 to 30 September 2004; Appeal coverage: 99.5% (Click here for the weekly updated Contributions List, also available on the website).

Appeal history:

31 Aug 2004 description

he 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 May 2004 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.

In Brief

Appeal No. 03/04; Operations Update no.

07 Apr 2004 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.
In Brief

Appeal No. 03/04; Operations Update no. 1; Period covered: 07 January 2004 to 31 March 2004; Appeal coverage: 42%; Operations Update no.2 due on 30 April 2004 (click here to go directly to the attached Contributions List, also available on the website).

Appeal history:

21 Jan 2004 description
report Food for the Hungry

FHI's staff in the Philippines responded to two separate disasters in December 2003 and January 2004, both times working through local Christians to aid those in need.

12 Jan 2004 description


1. Background (Chronology of Incidents)
The presence of low pressure area and inter-tropical convergence zones in the western part of the country triggered the occurrence of continuous heavy rains from December 15-22, 2003 in Mindanao and Visayas areas

As a result, flooding/flashfloods occurred affecting Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, South Cotabato, Bohol, Butuan City, and Surigao City.

07 Jan 2004 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 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

07 Jan 2004 description

Some 3,000 people left homeless after heavy landslides buried their homes in the Philippines last month, are still in urgent need of shelter and access to clean water, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said today as it launched an appeal to assist the worst affected.

06 Jan 2004 description
report Plan International

Following the landslide in Southern Leyte, the government has announced that it will relocate the displaced families. The areas have not yet been identified but the families will remain in the same municipalities, hopefully allowing them to continue to participate in Plan programs.

30 Dec 2003 description

30 December 2003. The U.S. Government, acting through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today donated an additional 7,763,000 Pesos to the Philippine National Red Cross to further assist the victims of flashfloods and landslides in Southern Leyte and the Caraga Region of Mindanao. These funds will be used to provide 96 core shelter units, four deep water wells for emergency water supply, and various support costs targeted to Southern Leyte, the most hard hit area.

30 Dec 2003 description

The United Methodist Committee on Relief is sending two international field specialists to Bam, southeast Iran, in the next few days. Following the deadly earthquake that struck in the early morning of Dec. 26, the pair will assess needs for immediate aid as well as for longer term reconstruction. Guy Hovey, UMCOR's head of mission for Europe and Asia, and David Sadoo, disaster specialist based in New York, may arrive in Iran within the week. While there, they will consult with other members of the disaster response community.

29 Dec 2003 description
report Xinhua

MANILA, Dec 29, 2003 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The death toll in landslides and floods that hit the central and southern Philippine provinces recently rose to 200 as of late Sunday, the Philippine government said Monday.

Fifty-seven persons were injured during the heavy landslides in the central Visayas and the southern Mindanao on Dec. 19, while 24 remained missing, the Philippine National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) said in a statement.

Among the provinces, the Southern Leyte in the central Visayas was the worst hit, with 154 dead, 40 injured and 20 missing, the NDCC said.