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08 Jan 2004 description

Appeal No. 22/2002; Launched on: 9 August 2002 for 4 months for CHF 903,000; budget revised on 23 September 2002, increased to CHF 947,300 and operation extended two months; Appeal coverage: 85% Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 75, 000

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

08 May 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
Appeal target: CHF 12,413,596; Appeal coverage: 111%

Overall analysis of the programme

29 Oct 2002 description

107/2002

October 29, 2002, Vienna, Austria - The OPEC Fund for International Development today signed a US$10.2 million loan agreement with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to help finance rehabilitation of an extensive irrigation system in the North Pyongbuk Province. The project has a dual aim of increasing agricultural production while at the same time conserving energy supplies.

Agriculture, a vital sector for Korea, has suffered a decline in recent years due to a series of natural disasters including hailstorms, floods and droughts.

29 Oct 2002 description

Insurers Warn of Mounting Price Tag of Climate Change at COP8 Meeting

30 Sep 2002 description

BEIJING - A slump in donations for its emergency operation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is forcing the United Nations World Food Programme to halt cereal distributions to three million hungry women, children and elderly people. An additional 1.5 million beneficiaries will be deprived of rations in the depths of winter unless substantial fresh pledges are made soon.

23 Sep 2002 description


This Ops Update is intended for reporting on emergency appeals.
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

Budget Revision
Launched on 9 August 2002 for CHF 903,000 for four months for 22,500 beneficiaries.
This budget revision seeks CHF 947,300 (USD 631,955 or EUR 646,800) for 26,000 beneficiaries
Period covered: September

IN BRIEF

09 Sep 2002 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
Launched on 9 August, 2002 for CHF 903,000 (USD 599,935 or EUR 619,026) to assist 22,500 beneficiaries.
Period covered: 9 August to 9 September, 2002

IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 60.4%
Related Appeals: N/A
Outstanding needs: CHF 822,717

09 Sep 2002 description


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

Typhoon Rusa ripped through the Republic of Korea between 31 August and 1 September, affecting the eastern coastal areas and southern parts of the country. Some of the regions experienced almost 900 mm of rainfall over 30 hours. The typhoon submerged about 9,000 houses.

06 Sep 2002 description

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04 Sep 2002 description

Situation Report
Typhoon Rusa has killed more than 200 people in South Korea and has caused an estimated $1.75 billion in property damage. Officials said some 17,046 homes were damaged by the storm, as were 286,480 acres of farmland, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.

03 Sep 2002 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2002/0180
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
DPR Korea - Typhoon Rusa

03 Sep 2002 description


This Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time. Donors are encouraged, however, to provide support to the DPRK Flash Floods Preliminary Emergency Appeal launched on 9 August, 2002.
The Disaster

02 Sep 2002 description

Pyongyang, September 2 (KCNA) -- Typhoon hard hit Kwangwon Province of Korea from August 31 to September 1. 20m/s strong wind accompanied by a torrential rain caused severe damage.

Rainfall stood at 530mm in Kosong county and 525mm in Thongchon county.

Rainfall registered more than 700 mm in some mountainous areas. Kumran-ri, Thongchon county was totally inundated.