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27 Jan 2014 description

This plan, utilises the authority for the establishment and operation of the National Disaster Management Committee, as contained in the Disaster Assistance Act of 1987, and describes the policy, procedures, and specific roles associated with the disaster management arrangements with regard to the prevention of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from disasters and major emergencies which occur within the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

27 Jan 2014 description

This Plan analyzes the risk from hazards, reviews existing laws, programs and regulations, and proposes appropriate hazard mitigation measures and actions necessary for the implementation of these measures and actions to reduce these vulnerabilities. [audio file available].

21 Jan 2014 description

The aim of this plan is to detail the government policy and disaster management mechanism for disasters  and major emergencies which occur within the Solomon Islands. Annex 1 Cyclone Response Plan. Annex 2 Non Governmental Organisations Disaster Services Executive ‐ Disaster Co‐Ordination Plan 1995"  

30 Dec 2013 description

This plan incorporate the national disaster management arrangements together with the cyclone response procedures for the whole of Tuvalu. The content for this revised plan is drawn from the 1978 National Disaster Management Plan, and the 1991 (Draft) National Disaster Management Plan for Cyclones which was produced at an NGO Disaster Preparedness Workshop.

31 Dec 1997 description

A weekly report on major developments


concerning relief operations in southern Sudan



OLS staff to be relocated from Akobo...
Staff of the OLS NGO Medecins sans Frontieres-Belgium are scheduled to be temporarily relocated from Akobo on 31 December on the advice of local authorities due to reports of possible insecurity. The staff were advised to leave until the security of the area could be insured.

31 Dec 1997 description

Aftermath of floods in south-eastern Ethiopia: The serious flooding that affected lower reaches of the Shebelle, Ganale and Weib rivers in Ethiopia's Somali Region in October/November abated significantly during December. However, many thousands of people remain displaced and unable to return home due to damaged roads and difficulties in accessing some areas which are still very marshy. Accordingly, relief operations were facing severe logistical constraints. Concerns are now rising over the threat posed by diseases such as malaria and severe dysentery.

31 Dec 1997 description

REG. NO. 98/0005


Situation Report from the DHA Coordinator
in GEORGIA - No. 20
Period covered: 1-31 December 1997


The First Meeting of the Coordinating Council
The first session of the Coordinating Council, established on the basis of the results of the meetings of the Georgian and Abkhaz sides (Geneva, 17-19 November 1997) took place in Sukhumi on 18 December 1997 under the UN aegis and the chairmanship of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Mr. Liviu Bota.
31 Dec 1997 description

Floods continue to wreak havoc:

31 Dec 1997 description

Cairo accords raise hopes for reconciliation:

31 Dec 1997 description

Floods and diseases: As in other Horn of Africa countries, Kenya was also recently affected by floods and diseases. Thousands of families were driven from their homes when Kenya's Tana river burst its banks and flooded large areas around Garissa in the Northeast of the country.

31 Dec 1997 description

REG. NO. 98/0008


Humanitarian Situation Report Republic of the CONGO
November - December 1997

The information contained in this report was provided by the
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN)


HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW
31 Dec 1997 description

Project Purpose

To restore community infrastructure and livelihoods, reduce morbidity and mortality, and facilitate the reintegration of
former combatants through bridging activities and training.

Project Beneficiaries

IRC's programs in Liberia target over 150,000 people. There are an estimated 50,000 direct beneficiaries of IRC's programs in Liberia. IRC-Liberia currently has 3 expatriate and 10 local staff. These numbers are expected to increase as IRC's programs in Liberia expand.

31 Dec 1997 description

REG. NO. 98/0004
Situation Report from the DHA Coordinator in ARMENIA - No. 18

31 Dec 1997 description

PLEASE NOTE THAT DAILY UPDATES ON THE EMERGENCY CEASED BEING PROVIDED ON 19 DECEMBER, 1997. THEY WERE REPLACED BY WEEKLY UPDATES ON THE EMERGENCY WITH THE FIRST ONE BEING ON 31 DECEMBER, 1997.
ROBERT KIHARA,
UNICEF SOMALIA,
7 JANUARY, 1998,

e-mail: Robert.Kihara@unicef.unon.org

SACB - Situation on the ground
Week upto: 31 December, 1997

Number of people reported to have died to date: 1,855
Number of people remaining at risk: approximately 1 Million

31 Dec 1997 description

ANGOLAN MISSION OBSERVER NEWSLETTER
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 1997

A Zimbabwean member of the UN Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA) was assaulted by eight UNITA rebels in Jamba, in the southeastern province of Kuando-Kubango on November 12. Lieutenant Warren Chanda was seriously wounded in the attack and was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. A Portuguese civil education officer with the UN humanitarian assistance unit (UCAH) was also injured in the attack.

31 Dec 1997 description

ANGOLAN MISSION OBSERVER NEWSLETTER

31 Dec 1997 description

Los Angeles -- A re-emerging epidemic in South Sudan of Trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness, was named one of the Top 100 Science Stories of 1997 in the January '98 issue of DISCOVER magazine.

31 Dec 1997 description

ANGOLAN MISSION OBSERVER NEWSLETTER

31 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

31 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129