The International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organization, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. All international assistance to support vulnerable communities seeks to adhere to the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, according to the SPHERE Project.
Annual Report of the Office of the National Emergency Management Organisation
April 1, 2003 to March 31, 2004
The European Commission has approved a €2.5 million Action Plan to help vulnerable groups in the Caribbean prepare for and respond to natural disasters. The decision will support disaster preparedness initiatives and response mechanisms. Funds will be allocated to international agencies operating in the region, via the European Commission's Humanitarian Office, ECHO, under the responsibility of Commissioner Poul Nielson. Since 1998 ECHO has provided some €6.8 million to the Caribbean through its disaster preparedness programme (DIPECHO).
Part 1 Annual Report of the National Emergency Management Office April 1, 2002 to March 31, 2003
The National Emergency Management Organisation Office is that organ of the Public Service charged with the responsibility of orchestrating all aspects of preparedness and response to disasters and other emergency situations affecting the State. The Office coordinates the activities of the National Emergency Management Organization. This is a two -- tiered network of committees, which function at the National, and Local levels respectively.
The National Committees are:
This Final Report is intended for reporting
on emergency appeals
Launched on: 9 December 1999 for two months for CHF 802,000
Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 100,000