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06 Jul 2004 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)
Note: This updates Fact Sheet #1, FY 2004, dated November 26, 2003

Background

05 Dec 2003 description

Victims of Cyclone Zoe in the Solomon Islands will receive further food aid and supplies from Australia, the Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Mrs Chris Gallus, announced today.

'Australia will contribute 70 tonnes of rice, fuel for outboard motors and wire mesh to secure home roofing before the next cyclone season,' Mrs Gallus said.

'Australia has sent a food security expert to assess food and crop security and will be delivering supplies in the next few days.

03 Dec 2003 description

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (PFnet News) - The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, RAMSI helps Temotu Province.

A RAMSI statement reveal that it has assisted the Solomon Islands National Disaster Management Office in delivering much needed food supplies for the people of Tikopia and Anuta in Temotu Province.

The islands of Tikopia and Anuta suffered damage when they were hit by two cyclones in December 2002 and again in June 2003.

In the spirit of "Helpem Fren" HMAS Wewak commenced loading the vital supplies on Saturday morning at the Honiara Wharf.

Commander …

01 Dec 2003 description

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (PFnet News) -- Relief food supply is on its way to the people of Tikopia and Anuta islands in the Temotu Province.

The National Disaster Management Office, NDMO Honiara told SIBC news that an Australian Navy landing craft left Honiara yesterday for Tikopia and Anuta via provincial capital, Lata.

Assistant Director of NDMO, Martin Karani revealed that 64 tones of rice from Honiara are onboard the landing craft.

It is expected that the vessel will call in at the provincial capital, Lata to collect local food, and an officer of the National Disaster …

30 Jun 2003 description

Ref. OCHA/GVA - 2003/0101
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Solomon Islands - Cyclone Gina

24 Jun 2003 description
report East-West Center

PACIFIC ISLANDS REPORT
Pacific Islands Development Program/East-West Center