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22 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Valeria Groppo

A result of climate change extreme weather events are becoming more intense and more frequent in many regions of the world. From increasing precipitation and cyclones in high latitudes and tropical regions, to intensifying droughts in southern Africa, this trend is likely to continue throughout the 21st century.

29 Sep 2016 description

By: Jasmine Neve, IOM Mongolia

Mongolia – Nyamdulam and her family had been herders in Zavkhan Province, in remote north-west Mongolia for Nyamdulam’s whole life. In Zavkhan Province, Nyamdulam’s family had over 300 head of livestock including sheep, yak, camels, cows and horses. As is the case for many Mongolians, their livestock were their whole livelihood.

31 Dec 2009 description

IMPACT OF THE CASH FOR HERDER APPROACH

Two consecutive dzuds hit Mongolia between 1999 and 2001, and caused mass death of 11 million livestock and leaving 63’000 herders without livestock. This seriously undermined the welfare and food security of afflicted herding communities. Switzerland provided emergency relief to the worst affected aimags (provinces) of western Mongolia starting in 2001.

16 May 2005 description

In Brief

Appeal No. 01.69/2004; Appeal target: CHF 968,791 (USD 855,974 or EUR 627,685); Appeal coverage: 72%.

28 Feb 2005 description

AFRICA: In eastern Africa, the food situation in Eritrea is of serious concern. Successive years of inadequate rains have seriously undermined crop and livestock production. A below average harvest is also estimated for Sudan due to conflict and drought. By contrast, the food situation in Ethiopia has improved as a result of a good harvest. Kenya's poor second season maize crop will exacerbate food shortages in parts, while Somalia's good secondary "deyr" harvest will improve food supplies in main agricultural areas.

08 Feb 2005 description

Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI

Paul Harvey

23 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. 02/03; Final Report; Period covered: 17 January to 17 November, 2003; Final appeal coverage: 106.8%.

Appeal history:

  • Launched on 17 January 2003 for 10 months for CHF 3,906,000 (USD 2.85 million or EUR 2.67 million) to assist 115,000 beneficiaries (19,313 families).
22 Sep 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 organi sation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal No. 01.69/2004; Programme Update no.

27 May 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. For more information: www.ifrc.org

01 Jan 2004 description


The International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. All international assistance to support vulnerable communities seeks to adhere to the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, according to the SPHERE Project.

10 Dec 2003 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 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

21 Oct 2003 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/10178
Fifty-eighth General Assembly
Plenary
38th & 39th Meetings (AM & PM)

With the after effects of the tragic 19 August attack on the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad still reverberating throughout the international community, speakers addressing the General Assembly today condemned all forms of violence against relief workers and urged countries to ensure that crimes against such personnel did not go unpunished.

07 Oct 2003 description

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), of the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Berne, October 07 / 2003 - The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) of the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs has approved a CHF 800'000 (USD 590'000) grant for a second Cash for Herders Programme in Mongolia. About 2'400 highly vulnerable herder families in Zavkhan aimag receive a one-fold, unconditional cash contribution to the amount of CHF 250 (USD 180).

25 Jun 2003 description


Appeal no. 01.69/2003; Appeal target: CHF 762,888 (USD 524,000 or EUR 517,000) Programme Update No. 1; Period covered: January to June 2003
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

In Brief

11 Jun 2003 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 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org