Caribbean: Hurricane Wilma - Oct 2005
Federal allocations in response to hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma now total over $88 billion. Additionally, over $8 billion in tax relief is available, and another $19.8 billion in spending has been proposed by the Bush administration in February 2006. While these numbers appear quite large, widespread uncertainty exists over how much of this money has actually been spent and where.
Congress is considering another $20 billion in aid to hurricane-impacted zones.
STAMFORD, Conn., April 4 -- United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is fielding a robust hurricane recovery program serving thousands of families in the Gulf Coast of the United States over the next three years.
The board of directors of the relief agency, meeting here, approved $52.3 million to support extended rehabilitation, direct assistance, family-by-family problem solving, and ministries to evacuees in a seven-state area devastated last year by multiple hurricanes. Funding also went to recovery efforts in South America.
UMCOR's response is focusing on six …
BELLE GLADE, Fla.
"The Red Cross has been feeding us every day. If it hadn't been for them, I think we all would have starved."
WASHINGTON, Monday, February 27, 2006 -- Now that the emergency phase in many hurricane-devastated areas has passed, the American Red Cross today announced a new program that will help survivors begin rebuilding lives dismantled by the worst hurricane season in American history.
Alabama totals: 2,370 Kits
OTC Managua - El Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas (PMA) será el encargado de distribuir 1,912 toneladas métricas de carne enlatada que la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI) ha enviado a Nicaragua.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Three months after Hurricane Wilma made landfall, $303,211,790 has been approved for Florida residents who suffered damages or losses from the disaster, according to officials from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida State Emergency Response Team (SERT).
WASHINGTON, Friday, February 03, 2006 - The American Red Cross announced that current financial donations and pledges will cover the $2.116 billion estimated cost for its response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma. This announcement comes just over five months after Hurricane Katrina-the largest and most costly disaster relief operation in the nation's history. As of Dec. 31, 2005, the Red Cross has spent more than 80 percent of these donated funds.
MLB moves into next phase of rebuilding with 12 new home builds in MLB Club markets
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 183 countries.
Appeal No. 05AA041; Programme Update no.
"This year has been a year like no other for humanitarian action, bracketed by devastating disasters, - the Indian Ocean Tsunami in the final days of 2004 and the South Asia earthquake of October 2005, on top of the worst hurricane season in living memory - and stretching all humanitarian agencies to their maximum capacity and beyond." (Introduction of Humanitarian Appeals 2006- 30 November 2005)
by Manuel Rodríguez and Eva M. Calvo
With 26 tropical storms and 14 hurricanes, the 2005 hurricane season has been rated one of the most active and destructive in history.
Forecasts made at the beginning of the year by experts at the United States National Hurricane Center (NOAA) predicted the formation of at least 12 cyclone systems, five of these reaching categories 3 to 5 in Saffir-Simpson scale.
This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter & Non-food items, Water & Santitation
(New York: 1 December 2005): More than 30,000 people remain displaced in temporary shelters in Honduras, in the wake of tropical storm Gamma, the 24th named storm of the official 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, and the last to cause significant damage in the Americas.
Recipient: Hospital Justinien
Shipment Number: 4742
Shipment Date: 11/14/2005