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Ukraine Floods Jan 1994 UN DHA Situation Report 1

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Situation Report
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DHA GENEVA 94/0027

UKRAINE FLOODS
DHA GENEVA SITUATION REPORT NO 1
19 JANUARY 1994

SITUATION

1. HEAVY RAINS SINCE LATE DECEMBER 1993 HAVE CAUSED WIDESPREAD FLOODS IN SIX REGIONS OF THE TRANS CARPATHIANS, UKRAINE. GOVERNMENT SOURCES INDICATE A TOTAL OF 108.000
PERSONS AFFECTED IN 139 FLOODED LOCATIONS.

2. THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE HAS, THROUGH ITS PERMANENT MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK, REQUESTED INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE

3. DHA IS PROVIDING AN EMERGENCY GRANT OF USD 15.OOO FOR PROCUREMENT OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES.

UNMET NEEDS

4. AS INDICATED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE, THE RESIDENT CO-ORDINATOR IN KIEV AND THE UKRAINIAN NATIONAL RED CROSS SOCIETY, PRIORITY REQUIREMENTS WHICH CAN NOT BE MET FROM NATIONAL RESOURCES ARE AS FOLLOWS: MEDICAL SUPPLIES (INCLUDING MEDICINES FOR LIVESTOCK), FOOD PRODUCTS, IN PARTICULAR DRIED MILK, MILK MIXTURES FOR CHILD NUTRITION, CANNED VEGETABLES/FRUITS AND WINTER CLOTHES.

5. DHA IS PREPARED TO SERVE AS A CHANNEL FOR CASH CONTRIBUTIONS TO BE USED DURING THE IMMEDIATE RELIEF PHASE. FUNDS ARE SPENT IN COORDINATION WITH RELEVANT ORGANIZATIONS OF THE UN SYSTEM, AND DHA PROVIDES DONOR GOVERNMENTS WITH A WRITTEN CONFIRMATION OF THE
UTILIZATION OF THE FUNDS CONTRIBUTED.

6. TRANSFERS OF FUNDS SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DHA ACCOUNT NUMBER CO-590.160.1 AT THE SWISS BANK CORPORATION, CASE POSTALE 2770 CH-1211 GENEVA 2, WITH THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE: UKRAINE FLOODS, DHA-GENEVA.

7. FOR COORDINATION PURPOSES DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM DHA GENEVA, AS INDICATED BELOW, OF BILATERAL RELIEF MISSIONS/PLEDGES/CONTRIBUTIONS AND THEIR CORRESPONDING VALUE BY
ITEM.

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DPR 310 UKR'94 (1)