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19 Sep 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

This Information Bulletin (no. 02/2004) is being issued based on the needs described below reflecting the information available at this time. CHF 100,000 has been allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF). The Federation does not anticipate further needs. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are needed.

31 Mar 2002 description

Part 1 Annual Report of the National Emergency Management Office April 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002

The National Emergency Management Organisation Office is that organ of the Public Service charged with the responsibility of orchestrating all aspects of preparedness and response to disasters and other emergency situations affecting the State. The Office coordinates the activities of the National Emergency Management Organization. This is a two tiered network of committees, which function at the National, and Local levels respectively.

14 Dec 2001 description


The 2001 hurricane season was above average.

In December 2000 Professor William M Gray et al, forecasted that the 2001 hurricane season would be a below average hurricane season. However, at the beginning of the 2001 hurricane season, this team updated their forecast on June 07, 2001 to indicate that the season would be above average consisting of 12 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 intense hurricanes. The long-term averages are: Tropical Storms-10, Hurricanes-6 and Major Hurricanes-2. (NOAA, 2001).

22 Aug 2001 description

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION CHANTAL ADVISORY NUMBER 28
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

22 Aug 2001 description

From WFP-ODM Emergency Situation Report 22 August 2001

22 Aug 2001 description
report DisasterRelief

Written by Stephanie Kriner Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports

22 Aug 2001 description

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WTNT34 KNHC 220836
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BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION CHANTAL ADVISORY NUMBER 27
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

21 Aug 2001 description

August 21, 2001 - At 5 p.m. EDT, the center of Tropical Depression Chantal was located near latitude 18.7 north, longitude 89.7 west or about 95 miles west of Chetumal, Mexico. This is also about 135 miles east of Carmen, Mexico, according to NOAA's National Hurricane Center. Chantal is moving toward the west-northwest near 7 mph, and this general motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours. This motion should bring the center across the southern Yucatan Peninsula Tuesday night and over the Bay of Campeche on Wednesday.

21 Aug 2001 description

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WTNT34 KNHC 211153
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TROPICAL STORM CHANTAL INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 23A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

21 Aug 2001 description

By Atilano Gonzalez

CHETUMAL, Mexico (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Chantal slowed to a stop and dumped torrential rain on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday after leaving two fishermen missing at sea and forcing 2,500 evacuations from the low-lying coastline.

"At 5 a.m. EDT, Chantal was in a near stationary position 15 miles south of Chetumal," said Stacy Stewart of the U.S.

21 Aug 2001 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2001/0175
Tropical Storm Chantal
The Caribbean
OCHA Situation Report No. 4
21 August 2001

This message is not an official hurricane warning or alert for any country.

1. The National Weather Center in Miami reports that at 1200 GMT, 21 August 2001, the center of tropical storm Chantal was located near latitude 18.4 north, longitude 88.8 west, or about 35 miles (55 km).west-southwest of Chetumal, Mexico. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/hr) with higher gusts.

21 Aug 2001 description
report DisasterRelief

Written by Stephanie Kriner Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports

21 Aug 2001 description

This Information Bulletin is being issued for information purposes only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time.

20 Aug 2001 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports
Tropical Storm Chantal - still poorly organized - neared hurricane strength early Monday (Aug. 20) as it churned toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and Belize. A hurricane watch was issued for the Yucatan's Caribbean coast from Belize City to the Mexican resort center of Cancun as Chantal's maximum sustained winds remained at 65 mph.

20 Aug 2001 description

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TROPICAL STORM CHANTAL ADVISORY NUMBER 19
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

20 Aug 2001 description

OCHA/GVA - 2001/-0172
Tropical Storm Chantal
The Caribbean
OCHA Situation Report No.3

20 Aug 2001 description

MERIDA, Mexico, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Chantal rolled steadily toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and Belize on Monday, forcing hundreds of tourists to cut short their Caribbean coast vacations as authorities declared an emergency.

With Chantal expected to make landfall on Monday night or early Tuesday, schools were closed across Mexico's southeastern state of Quintana Roo, home to Cancun and other resorts on the "Maya Riviera."

Forecasters said they expected Chantal to hit the coast in the southern part of the Yucatan Peninsula or the small neighboring …

19 Aug 2001 description

Boletín N=BA 434/01

México, D.F., a 19 de agosto de 2001.

19 Aug 2001 description

OCHA/GVA - 2001/-0170
Tropical Storm Chantal
The Caribbean
OCHA Situation Report No.2