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Ukraine Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 5

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Situation Report
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Ref: OCHAGVA-98/0351
Ukraine Floods
OCHA Situation Report No. 5
25 November 1998

GENERAL SITUATION

1. The weather forecast calls for light snow precipitation in the mountain region with temperature below freezing point. The biggest sources of concern remain related to the cold weather and the possibility of landslides in some areas.

2. On 21 November a landslide triggered by recent flooding killed a family of four, bringing the total death toll from the floods to 18. Water levels in the disaster-struck area’s main rivers were steadily receding, although over 5,000 people are still evacuated from their homes. Ukrainian geologists are mapping out zones threatened by landslides and taking preventive measures.

Most Urgent Needs

3. The Government reports that the most urgent needs of the affected population are:

a) Medicines for the hospitals at Ujgorod and Ivano Frankovsk, where sick people have been evacuated from the affected areas,

b) Food,

c) Warm clothing and shoes for adults and for children and

d) Construction material.

4. In particular, at the request of OCHA, the Government of Ukraine has compiled a detail list of urgent needs for the affected population by region/items

REGION
AFFECTED POPULATION
ASSISTANCE REQUIRED
QUANTITY
Velykobereznyansk
1,920
Food
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Winter clothes
741 pcs
Warm boots
566 pairs
Vinogradivsk
22, 566
Detergent
14,500 bars
Soup
22,500 bags
Irshavsk
10,362
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Mizgirsk
2,235
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Mykaohivsk
16,656
Clothes
3000 pcs
Warm boots
1,500 pairs
Blankets
1000 sets
Sheets
1000 sets
Perichin
4, 893
Robber boots
252 pairs
Clothes
800 sets
Boots
16 pairs
Svalyavsk
2, 911
Clothes
2000 pcs
Rubber boots
2000 pairs
Sheets
3000 sets
Blankets
3000 sets
Pillows
3000 sets
Candles
5000 pcs
Tyachivsk
36, 532
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Khust
12,508
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Mukachevo
40,000
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5. Summary table of all assistance received by donor/item/value as reported to OCHA

Czech Republic

Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Food
1300 kg
Freshwater
14000 kg
Clothes (second hand)
9150 kg
1,196 boxes
Sheets
30 boxes
Bed covers
50 pcs
Sanitation means
751 units
Slovakia
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Food
1049 kg
Canned food
50 kg
Clothes and footwear (second hand)
20060 kg
276 boxes
Sheets
30 boxes
Bed covers
50 pcs
Detergents
148 kg
Radio stations
12 units
Cable
4124 m
Electrical supply materials
3498 kg
Russian Federation
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Canned meat
15,000 kg
Baby food
4,300 kg
Blankets
300 pcs
Sugar
10,000 kg
The Netherlands
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Canned beans
20,160 kg
Dye
1000 kg
Glass
800 kg
Construction material
250 kg
Clothes (second hand)
4,200 kg
894 pcs
Sheets
3,750 kg
20 pcs
Sanitation means
285 kg
Plates and dishes
------
Beds
30 pcs
Mattresses
34 pcs
Refrigerator
3 pcs
Child toys
100 kg
Furniture
1 pcs
Tables
5 pcs
Rugs
3 pcs
Germany
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Blankets, foot wear and sheets
238 boxes
Fire pumps
5 units
Hose of fire pumps
5 sets
Clothes
3513 pcs
Mattresses
60 pcs
Dye
20 cans
Tent
14 pcs
France
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Beds
60 pcs
Mattresses
60 pcs
Sterilizator
1 pair
Denmark
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Beds
55 pcs
Mattresses
42 pcs
Tables, chairs, kitchen equipment
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Austria
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Child clothes
47 boxes
Robber footwear
1111 paris
Bed covers
444 pcs
Pillow
605 pcs
Mattresses
181 pcs
Sleeping bags
50 pcs
Soft texture
3 boxes
Coats
72 pcs
Towels
111 pcs
Plastic plates and dishes
6135 pcs
Saucepans
398 pcs
Forks knifes, spoons
3 boxes
Sweep machines
30 pcs
Dye
51 cans
Poland
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Footwear
13 boxes
Child jackets
15 boxes
Clothes
1490 boxes
Work clothes
30 boxes
Recycled plates and dishes
33 boxes
Blankets covers
467 boxes
Blankets
2174 pcs
Beds
1140 pcs
Tables
60 pcs
Stools
900 pcs
Stoves
800 pcs
Individual first aid sets
1000 pcs
Mattresses
150 pcs
Pillows
2010 pcs
Apparatus 8-1
5 units
Radio station s-1
2000 units
Plates and dishes
100 pcs
Uniforms
2000 pcs
Trousers
1200 pairs
Underwear trousers
1000 pairs
Tents
100 pcs
Bed covers
2000 pcs
Pillow cases
2000 pcs
Underwear
2000 pcs
Wooly blankets
2000 pcs
Bandage 4m x 10sm
200, 000 pcs
Bandage 4m x 15m
200,000 pcs
Medicine
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Hungary
Humanitarian assistance
Quantity
Food
456 MT
320 boxes
Soft drinks
91101 pcs
550 bottles
Canned food
102 724 cans
4612 kg
Clothes (second hand)
139 409 kg
2604 boxes
Child clothes
40 kg
Protection clothes
1425 sets
Medicine
USD 41,000
Medical equipment
10 kg
Sterilized gloves
100 pairs
Phamacautics solution
241
Synergies
382
Needles
1000 pcs
Hygiene means
1140 kg
200
Facing
250 kg
Glue for facing plates
170 kg
Bath sets
320 pcs
Health equipment
80 kg
Floor cover
90 sq.m
Glue for floor cover
26 kg
Election supply sets
35 kg
Furniture
280 kg
Robber footwear
344
Bed covers
550 kg
865
Footwear
500 kg
150
Sanitation means
851
Detergent
189 boxes
818,5 kg
Blankets
5,200 pcs
Sheets
100 sets
Mix sheets and underwear
500 kg
Steal beds
30 pcs
Mattresses
709 pcs
Mix cargo
3460 kg
Pillows
300 pcs
18 boxes
Tippets
80 pcs
Plaids
50 pcs
Recycled plates and dishes
2000 pcs
Medical beds
8 pcs
Stoves
5 units
Toilet paper
10 kg
Chlorine
12 kg
101 boxes
Food (pasta and dairy products)
41 MT
Refrigerator
1 unit
Furniture (second hand)
3 q.m
Sweet products
800 kg
Child toys
110 kg
Candles, matches
383 boxes
Chemical substances
101 boxes
Heating equipment
3 units
Vine
130 cans
6. IFRC and OCHA continue to coordinate their actions. Close cooperation and information sharing is also maintained also with the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Center of NATO which regularly sends reports on the situation to its network of Points of Contact for International Disaster Assistance in NATO and Partner Countries.

7. OCHA is prepared to serve as a channel for cash contributions for the immediate relief needs detailed above. Funds channelled through OCHA will be spent in coordination with the relevant organizations of the UN system and OCHA will provide written confirmation of their use. Funds should be transferred to OCHA account No. CO-590.160.1 at the UBS AG, PO Box 2770, CH-1211 Geneva 2, with reference: OCHA - Ukraine - Floods.

8. For coordination purposes, donors are requested to inform OCHA Geneva, as indicated below, of relief missions, pledges or contributions and their corresponding values by item.

9. This Situation Report and further information on ongoing emergencies are also available on the OCHA Internet Website at: http:// www.reliefweb.int.

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