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21 Jan 2003 description

Earlier today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Bangladesh signed an agreement to launch a USD 14.444 million initiative, aimed at substantially reducing the impact of natural and man-made disasters on the people of Bangladesh over the next five years.

02 Apr 2002 description
report DanChurchAid

Each year about 210 mill. people are affected by Nature's ruthless raging. Most of them are poor and live in developing countries. Millions of lives and money can be saved if the natural disasters are anticipated.

31 Aug 2001 description

Summary of Review1

This recently published paper by the British Red Cross aims to answer the following questions:

  • Can cash transfers improve access to food in the same way as direct food distribution?
  • What effect does a cash distribution have on the local economy?
  • Is cash assistance practically feasible?
24 Nov 1998 description

OCHA/GVA 98/0352
OCHA Situation Report No. 1