Este manual desea presentar los conceptos básicos de la gestión y la logística de los suministros humanitarios. Aunque el manejo de suministrosmédicos y farmacéuticos recibe especial atención, los principios por los que se rige la cadena logística tienen aplicación multisectorial, no sólo en situaciones de emergencia sino también en las operaciones cotidianas que deben ser parte de la prevención y la preparación para los desastres.
Emergency response personnel are unique in that they dedicate their time and energy in assisting persons during stressful times of their lives, for example, after disasters such as hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, etc. The repeated exposure does have a potentially deleterious effect on their psychological well-being, what can greatly affect the overall outcome of such situations, including the prognosis of the primary victims of the event.
INFOCUS PROGRAMME ON CRISIS RESPONSE AND RECONSTRUCTION
Working Paper 4
By Sultan Barakat and Gareth Wardell
Since the occurrence of the current conflict on the territory of Chechen Republic in December 1999, thousands of Chechen civilians were forced to seek refuge in the neighboring republic of Ingoushetia,"Islamic Relief (IR)" was one of the first British aid agencies to respond & work in the region.
This is the third and final issue in 2001 of this quarterly report prepared by the FAO Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) on the food supply situation, cereal import and food aid requirements for all countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The report is designed to provide the latest analysis and information on the food situation in these countries to governments, international organizations and other institutions engaged in humanitarian operations.
by Jonathan Goodhand with Philippa Atkinson
The research in this study has been funded by International Alert and the National Lottery Charities Board (Community Fund). The publication of this study was made possible by a grant from the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust.
Appeal Target CHF 4,316,101
Period covered: October-November 2001: last Programme Update (no. I) issued 14 November, 2001
"At a Glance"
Appeal coverage: 91.2%
Related Appeals: N/A
Outstanding needs: The appeal coverage of over 90% reflects a large carryover of 1999 and 2000 funds, but fresh funding in 2001 has been very limited and donors are encouraged to provide timely and adequate support to the Albania 2002 Annual Appeal (no. 01.43/2002).
This was a very sad year for WHO, which saw in November the tragic death of the WHO Representative in Burundi, Dr Kassi Manlan. At this close of 2001, and with great sympathy, the contributors to the EHA Highlights and all EHA colleagues extend their condolences to Dr Manlan's loved ones.
MONET 7 is, as previous issues, divided into two sections. The first one provides key statistical figures and comments on these figures, the second one consists in analyses. In this issue we will focus our comments on tourism, employment and the standard of living, the regulation in the banking system, cash savings, enterprise development and mass voucher privatisation.
Industrial output does not show signs of recovery. For the first nine months, industrial output decreased compared to the same period last year.
This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target CHF 6,361,778
Period covered: 1 June - 31 December 2001 (last Programme Update issued: Programme Update No. l; Period covered: 1 January - 31 May 2001)
"At a Glance"
Appeal coverage: 90.1%
Related Appeals: 26/01 - Tajikistan: Drought
- CONTEXTE GENERAL
BASIC DATA SHEET
IMC has taken an active role in a major campaign to immunize children age 6 months to 12 years against measles.
Kabul, Afghanistan, December 2001: An
IMC team comprised of male and female physicians, logisticians, and administrators
have begun to set up a health program in the Central Region of Afghanistan.
Working in small groups, the team will go into the provinces of Bamyan,
Parwan, and Wardak on a mission to meet the needs of the people in one
of the most impoverished areas in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Committee for Refugees (USCR) today said that Afghan asylum seekers should not be summarily returned to Afghanistan, and warned that many Afghans are still in need of protection. The comments came in response to an announcement that Australia had suspended the processing of asylum applications from Afghans in light of changing circumstances in Afghanistan.