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30 Dec 1983 description


UNDRO 83/2749

MAURITANIE - SECHERESSE
RAPPORT DE SITUATION NO 1
30 DECEMBRE 1983

SITUATION

30 Dec 1983 description


UNDRO 83/2756

MAURITANIA - DROUGHT
UNDRO SITREP NO. 1
30 DECEMBER 1983

SITUATION

01 Dec 1983 description

During FY 1983 OFDA responded with emergency relief to 43 disasters in 34 countries. Approximately 4,700 people lost their lives as a result of these disasters, which affected some 45 million others. Floods were the most prevalent type of disaster in 1983 with 13 incidences, followed by drought with seven. Overall, natural disasters accounted for about 75 percent of the total OFDA-declared disasters in 1983.

10 Aug 1983 description


UNDRO 83/1768
BOLIVIA - DROUGHT
UNDRO SITREP NO. 1
10 AUGUST 1983

SITUATION

1. ON 10 AUGUST 1983, THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL LAUNCHED AN APPEAL TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY FOR THE PROVISION OF EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO THE DROUGHT-AFFECTED POPULATION OF BOLIVIA.

2. SECRETARY-GENERAL HAS ENTRUSTED UNDRO WITH THE TASK OF MOBILIZING AND CO-ORDINATING THE INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY RELIEF EFFORT ON BEHALF OF THE U.N. SYSTEM.