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World + 33 more

Health action in crises - annual report 2007

This year, three key developments have influenced WHO's emergency work: 1) the increasing demands from Member States to strengthen WHO's emergency response operations; 2) the implementation of the...

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Belize + 7 more

Record number of UN emergency missions in the Americas

UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination teams' response in 2007 (New York/Geneva, 26 December 2007): In 2007, the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) teams conducted nine...

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India + 11 more

Boletín IECAH de Acción Humanitaria No. 5 - Otoño 2007

Si la primera mitad del año se caracterizó por ser un periodo relativamentetranquilo en cuanto a desastres naturales se refiere, a partir del mes de agosto éstos empezaron a sucederse casi en cadena...

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Mexico

Mexico: Floods Appeal No. MDRMX001 Operations Update No. 1

Period covered by this update: 12 September to 6 December, 2007. Summary: CHF 100,000 was allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 12 September, 2007 to support the...

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Bangladesh + 7 more

AmeriCares 2007: Year in Review

In 2007, a number of disasters devastated communities and impacted the lives of people already struggling to survive on a daily basis. Most recently, a cyclone ravaged remote coastal towns in...

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Belize + 8 more

Hurricane season - mild for U.S. but not the rest

By Michael Christie MIAMI, Nov 27 (Reuters) - For a second year in a row, the United States has escaped a severe hurricane hit, pushing memories of Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans...

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Mexico

Appeal for flooded Mexico

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has launched an emergency appeal to support the Mexican Red Cross relief operation following devastating floods in Tabasco state. ...

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Costa Rica + 2 more

Costa Rica - Mexico: Floods cause deaths across Central America

San Jose, Costa Rica_(dpa) _ Floods on Thursday continued to cause deaths and leave damage across Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico after days of heavy rains. The Costa Rican government said...

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