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30 Nov 2005 description

Seeks private sector aid for region's victims of natural disasters

29 Nov 2005 description

Serious seasons will continue; global observations improving

28 Nov 2005 description
report Government of Cuba

Susana Lee

En 704 millones 200 mil dólares se estima el costo de los daños totales ocasionados por los efectos del huracán Wilma en el país, considerando, entre otros, los gastos en medidas preventivas y recuperativas, y las pérdidas en producción y servicios dejados de ejecutar durante los siete días en que transcurrieron las fases decretadas por la Defensa Civil ante el paso del meteoro.

Como se conoce, las primeras noticias del fenómeno meteorológico se informaron el pasado 15 de octubre, cuando se anunció su formación y vigilancia como depresión tropical, y su rápida evolución …

25 Nov 2005 description

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

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Pakistan

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Djibouti (4) Ethiopia (5) Kenya (6) Rwanda (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Chad (2) Liberia (3) Niger

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Madagascar (4) Malawi (5) Mozambique (6) Swaziland (7) Zambia (8) …

23 Nov 2005 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

BACKGROUND

The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season has brought an unprecedented 13 hurricanes to date, of which five—Dennis, Emily, Stan, Wilma, and Beta—along with Tropical Storm Gamma, have devastated parts of Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti, and Grenada.

21 Nov 2005 description
report American Red Cross

Written by Joyce Walker-Tyson , Special to Redcross.org

18 Nov 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, security, shelter & non0food items, water & santitation

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Occupied Palestinian Territories (2) Pakistan (3) Russian Federation (Caucasus)

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Ethiopia (4) Rwanda (5) Somalia (6) Sudan (7) Tanzania (8) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Chad (2) Cote d'Ivoire (3) Liberia (4) Niger

(E) Southern Africa: (1) …

15 Nov 2005 description

The Road Maintenance Fund last week approved $120 million for the patching and rehabilitation of some 100,000 square meters of roads, which were damaged due to the heavy rains associated with Hurricanes Wilma and Beta.

Since Hurricane Ivan last September, the Fund has given approval to road rehabilitation projects covering approximately 542,260 square meters of the road network island wide.

"After Hurricane Ivan, we had approved 50,000 square meters of road repair work, then we approved another 26,000 to 30,000 square meters worth of hot patching," Clement Watson, …

11 Nov 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, security, shelter & non0food items, water & santitation

11 Nov 2005 description

AKRON, Pa. -- Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is responding to Hurricane Wilma by sending health kits, school kits, blankets, canned meat, groceries and other items to South Florida.

10 Nov 2005 description

Consecutive Disasters Under Reported by Media Mean Less Dollars Donated for Relief

09 Nov 2005 description
report Food for the Poor

Food For The Poor, the international relief organization that has been able to provide immediate relief to the countries in the Caribbean and Central America hit by the hurricanes, has itself sustained major damage at its headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida. During Hurricane Wilma, five ten-ton air conditioning units were blown off the roof, roofing was peeled back, and water poured into the office complex.

07 Nov 2005 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

05 Nov 2005 description
report Government of Cuba

Por Fidel Rendón Matienzo

La Habana, 5 nov (AIN) - La Villa de San Cristóbal de La Habana cumple este mes su cumpleaños 486, y quizás a muchos visitantes les resulte difícil creer que, semanas atrás, la ciudad sufrió los embates de un huracán como Wilma.