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15 Jul 2002 description
ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT (APS)

USAID/DCHA/OFDA PROGRAM FOR ENHANCEMENT OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE (PEER)

Pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, the United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of U.S.

18 Dec 2001 description

Global temperature in 2001: second warmest on record

15 Nov 2001 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE (BHR)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

Background

06 Aug 2001 description

Pakistan

02 Aug 2001 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM
Church World Service is the Relief and Development Agency of the 36 member denominations of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.

36 Denominations & Communions Working Together to Meet Human Needs

PHILIPPINES TYPHOON
EMERGENCY ACCOUNT #6511
CWS goal: $15,000

30 Jul 2001 description


Appeal Target: US$ 88,148
Geneva, 30 July 2001

Dear Colleagues,

On 3 July Typhoon Feria (international Name: Utor) swept across the Philippines, battering Northern Luzon with winds of up to140 kilometer per hour and gusts of 170 kilometers per hour. It also affected nearby regions such as the Central Luzon, National Capital Region, Southern Tagalog, Bicol Provinces and some parts of the Visayas.

20 Jul 2001 description

Hundreds of volunteers have been helping with clean-up following the devastating floods in southern West Virginia. The UMCOR Depot sent 1500 flood buckets containing cleaning supplies, and United Methodists in the area continue to reach out with material resources, helping hands, and pastoral care. Thousands of homes and other buildings will need extensive repairs or will have to be completely rebuilt. To join in relief and recovery efforts, please give to UMCOR's Domestic Disaster Response, Advance #901670-1.

17 Jul 2001 description

Ref. OCHA/GVA - 2001/0139
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
Philippines - Typhoon Utor

12 Jul 2001 description

A typhoon hit the northern Luzon region of the Philippines recently, badly affecting one of our projects. Based on the report just received from Saleng Project in Baguio City, there were 12 CCF families severely affected. Their houses were damaged by the raging floodwaters and they had to move to evacuation centers.

10 Jul 2001 description

Plan programs are beginning to run again in Baguio/Benguet after recent typhoons isolated the community from outside communication. Roads were closed due to landslides and flooding, communication lines were destroyed, water lines broken, and vegetable plantations were severely damaged.

10 Jul 2001 description
map ReliefWeb

See OCHA situation reports for additional details on damage assessment.
1.  China: Typhoons Durian and Utor - Jul 2001
2.  Philippines: Typhoon Utor - Jul 2001

10 Jul 2001 description

Tropical Storm 07W (Trami) was located 300 miles SSE of Taipei near 20.7N and 123.4E at 6:00 UTC. Trami has been moving NW at 7 knots with maximum sustained winds at 35 knots, gusts to 45 knots.

09 Jul 2001 description

MANILA, July 9 (Reuters) - The Philippines have said that another potentially bad storm was approaching the archipelago as authorities put the final death toll from last week's Typhoon Utor at 128.

In an advisory, the Philippine weather bureau said a tropical depression with winds of up to 34 mph was spotted southeast of Aparri, Cagayan early on Monday.

"Tropical depression Gorio has drifted northward for the past six hours but remains a threat to extreme northern Luzon," it said.

It said the weather disturbance could induce monsoon rains over the western and …

06 Jul 2001 description
report World Vision

by Sheralyn Tanjutco
Philippines (July 6, 2001) - The homes of 181 families sponsored by World Vision were damaged last week when a tornado brought about by Tyhoon Utor (local code name: Feria) hit the coastal village in Mindoro Occidental, a province south of Manila.

Initial reports from the area indicated that about 120 of the affected families are staying in the evacuation centers.

06 Jul 2001 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM

06 Jul 2001 description
report DisasterRelief

Written by Christina Ward, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports

06 Jul 2001 description

WTPN32 PGTW 061500

1. TROPICAL STORM 06W (UTOR) WARNING NR 022
01 ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE IN NORTHWESTPAC
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS BASED ON ONE-MINUTE AVERAGE

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WARNING POSITION: 061200Z9 --- NEAR 23.6N1 112.3E7
MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 290 DEGREES AT 13 KTS
POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY A COMBINATION OF SATELLITE AND SYNOPTIC DATA

PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 040 KT, GUSTS 050 KT
DISSIPATING AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER LAND

REPEAT POSIT: 23.6N1 112.3E7

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FORECASTS:

06 Jul 2001 description

Ref. OCHA/GVA - 2001/0131
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Philippines - Typhoon Utor
6 July 2001

05 Jul 2001 description
report DisasterRelief

After pummeling the Philippines with devastating rain and winds on Thursday (July 5), Typhoon Utor was downgraded to a tropical storm but continued to pose a serious threat to residents along the southern coast of China. The storm, which killed approximately 40 people in the Philippines, was expected to reach China by late Thursday night local time.