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30 Apr 2013 description
report IRIN

COMPOSTELA VALLEY, 30 April 2013 (IRIN) - Health authorities in the Philippines were vigilant in keeping out infant formula donations when Typhoon Bopha hit last December, but activists are concerned the infant formula industry will succeed in pushing through legislative changes that will allow formula donations in future emergencies, making it harder to convince women in those crises to continue exclusive breastfeeding.

30 Nov 2011 description
report World Bank

Building on Success: JRF Effectively Respond to Multiple Disasters in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

  • The Java Reconstruction Fund (JRF) continues to make significant contributions to the recovery of Java from the earthquakes and tsunami of 2006. JRF projects showcase strong results, reaching housing, infrastructure and livelihoods targets on time and with high quality.

22 Oct 2011 description

WAM Abu Dhabi, Oct 21st, 2011 (WAM)--The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has signed an agreement with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to jointly sponsor 5, 000 Indonesian orphans, victims of Tsunami in Indonesia.

The deal was signed by Mohammed Khalifa Al Qamzi, Secretary General of RCA and Ambassador Atta Al Manan Behkit, Assistant Secretary General of OIC for Humanitarian Affairs.

31 Jul 2007 description

July saw AAI undertake our community consultation and building design phase for the reconstruction of three healthcare facilities in the Klaten District of the Central Java Province . The Clinic Upgrade Project is anticipated to continue for the remainder of 2007 at a total cost of AUD $250,000.

19 Jun 2007 description

WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - A slow-moving earthquake that could barely be felt despite its 7.8 magnitude caused a stealthy tsunami that killed more than 600 people in Indonesia last July, U.S.-led researchers reported on Tuesday.

30 Apr 2007 description
report Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity carried out a set of humanitarian projects via its office in Indonesia last year. Such projects came within the framework of fighting poverty and relieving distress among the Muslim Indonesian society, which experienced a series of natural catastrophes such as Tsunami and Jojakarta severe quakes.

Qatar Charity carried those projects in association with International Organizations and Humanitarian Societies in Indonesia. As done in 2005 concerning the rebuilding of Aceh Province, the Charity coordinated with other partners in the area in order to achieve its goals.

26 Apr 2007 description
report World Bank

Press Release No:2007/352/EAP

JAKARTA, April 26, 2007 - The World Bank Board today approved the disbursement of a special US$123 million interest-free credit to sustain and expand the activities of the Third Kecamatan Development Program (KDP3), Indonesia's best known community-driven poverty alleviation program.

KDP works nationwide to provide funds to rural communities so they can make poverty-reducing investments based on their own plans and management.

13 Mar 2007 description



Tsunami survivors in Aceh are helping members of their own communities thanks to training, support and encouragement from UMCOR. UMCOR's office in Indonesia has been working in the Bireuen District of Aceh to provide families with the materials and skills needed to restart their businesses or to launch new businesses. Those who receive material assistance are required to repay 25% of the value of the materials received in livelihoods packages to vulnerable members of their community, through services or goods.

29 Jan 2007 description
report UN Children's Fund


Emergencies, in the form of natural disasters and new or protracted conflict, continued to extract a toll on the lives of children and women around the world. Massive flooding in the Horn of Africa and the multiple typhoons in South Asia were typical of the ever more frequent occurrence of floods, typhoons and earthquakes that have affected thousands of families in 2006. While in Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the occupied Palestinian territory, Sri Lanka and the Sudan, women and children continue to be impacted by the reverberating crossfire of conflict.

29 Jan 2007 description
report UN Children's Fund


Les situations d'urgence, qu'elles prennent la forme de catastrophes naturelles ou de conflits, continuent d'avoir des conséquences dramatiques sur la vie des enfants et des femmes dans le monde. Les inondations massives dans la Corne de l'Afrique et les nombreux typhons en Asie du Sud illustrent la multiplication sans précédent des catastrophes naturelles qui ont touché des milliers de familles en 2006.

08 Jan 2007 description
report The Jakarta Post

Sri Wahyuni, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta

Uswatun Khasanah hugged her 9-month-old daughter Revi close to her chest.

17 Dec 2006 description

Magnitude 5.5 (Moderate)


Sunday, December 17, 2006 at 21:39:16 (UTC) = Coordinated Universal Time
Monday, December 18, 2006 at 4:39:16 AM = local time at epicenter

Location 0.706°N, 99.729°E

Depth 17.7 km (11.0 miles) (poorly constrained)



15 Dec 2006 description

The Federation’s vision is to strive, through voluntary action, for a world of empowered communities, better able to address human suffering and crises with hope, respect for dignity and a concern for equity. Its 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 185 countries.

In Brief

06 Dec 2006 description

The German government provided more than 900 million euros for humanitarian aid in the period from 2002 to 2005. In 2006 it supported projects in around 80 countries.

24 Nov 2006 description

Photos and text by Bonnie Gillespie, American Red Cross Information Delegate in Aceh, Indonesia

Over the past year, the people of Indonesia have endured a series of unrelenting catastrophes.

20 Nov 2006 description

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and President George W. Bush today reaffirmed the strength and vitality of the bilateral relationship between Indonesia and the United States, and reviewed the highly positive development of U.S-Indonesia relations over the past two years. The two Presidents recognized the special and enduring bonds between the two countries and their people, demonstrated recently by the close cooperation following the devastating tsunami in Aceh and Hurricane Katrina.

13 Nov 2006 description
report UN General Assembly


Sixty-first General Assembly
52nd & 53rd Meetings (AM & PM)

Assembly Also Considers Strategies to Forestall Disasters, Boost Response; Assistance to Palestinian People; Three Texts on Regional Cooperation Adopted

09 Nov 2006 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2006/0227

OCHA Situation Report No. 27