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24 Dec 2013 description
report Government of Samoa

Approved by the National Disaster Council under Part III Section 9 of the Disaster and Emergency Management Act 2006 on 2nd November 2006


1.1 Plan Purpose

The purpose of this plan is to detail mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery arrangements for tropical cyclones that affect Samoa.

1.2 Plan Development and Review

31 Dec 2006 description

Country Stability and Conflictive Events

- The most important domestic developments included the start of the voter registration process, while elections were further shifted to 2008, and the peace process in the enclave of Cabinda, which was undermined by ongoing low-intensity armed conflict and significant tension at the political level.

31 Dec 2006 description

The Government of Tamil Nadu has so far sanctioned funds to the tune of Rs.1132.28 crore upto 31.12.2006 for relief and rehabilitation activities in the areas affected by tsunami with the assistance of Government of India.

The details of relief on the various items of assistance are given below:-


Government of Tamil Nadu sanctioned a sum of Rs.

31 Dec 2006 description

Release # 2006-415

KABUL, Afghanistan (31 December) - On 29 December, ISAF's Regional Command Capital (RC-C) French medical team, in co-operation with the local doctor, held a clinic for the people of Kariz e Mir village, Kabul province.

As the medical team held their clinic, the French Civil-Military Co-operation (CIMIC) team delivered medicine to the village. The team also donated a sewing machine, bulks of cloth and material to support the village sewing business.

31 Dec 2006 description

The 2006 Humanitarian Accountability Report is divided into three sections. The fi rst part offers an overview of progress achieved and challenges experienced in improving humanitarian accountability across the whole sector in 2006. An independent observer wrote this section following the methodology used in the 2005 Humanitarian Accountability Report. It includes the results of a survey of perceptions of humanitarian accountability in 2006.

31 Dec 2006 description

Drought is an insidious natural hazard characterized by lower than expected or lower than normal precipitation that, when extended over a season or longer period of time, is insufficient to meet the demands of human activities and the environment. Drought is a temporary aberration, unlike aridity, which is a permanent feature of climate. Seasonal aridity, that is, a well-defined dry season, also needs to be distinguished from drought, as these terms are often confused or used interchangeably.

31 Dec 2006 description
report Plan


There have been many words used to describe the response to the tsunami: accountability, coordination, development, human rights, LRRD (Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development), local capacity, professionalism to name but a few. These words speak of the fundamental principles of humanitarian assistance, however they continue to represent the biggest challenges facing the international community.

Yet, despite these challenges, it is evident there has been a positive impact, not to mention significant improvements, as children and communities continue to recover.

31 Dec 2006 description
  1. Introduction

    This independant evaluation examined the work of the World Food Programme Emergency Operation (EMOP) in Darfur in Western Sudan from April 2004 to December 2005. The purposes of this evaluation were threefold:

    - Accountability not just to WFP's Executive Board and donors, but to the extent possible and practical, to beneficiaries and cooperating partners. In the discussions in Rome prior to the start of the fieldwork WFP's Office of Evaluation stressed that accountability should be the primary focus of this evaluation.

    - Guidance for the operation.

31 Dec 2006 description

Background on the Listening Project

CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, with a number of colleagues in international NGOs, donors and other humanitarian and development agencies, has started the Listening Project to undertake a comprehensive and systematic exploration of the ideas and insights of people who live in societies that have been on the recipient side of international assistance.

31 Dec 2006 description

    1.1. La campagne agricole 2006-2007 est qualifiée globalement bonne dans les régions de Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso, Ségou, Mopti et relativement moyenne à Tombouctou et Gao.

    Cette appréciation de bonne campagne agricole 2006-2007 corrobore les résultats provisoires de l'Enquête Agricole de Conjoncture menée par la CPS/MA, les Directions Nationales, de la Statistique et de l'Informatique, de l'Agriculture, de la Production et de l'Industrie Animale.

31 Dec 2006 description

Executive Summary

As a result of broad consultations within and outside WHO, a Three Year Performance Improvement Program (TYP) aimed at strengthening WHO's capacity to support member States and others to prepare for and respond to emergency was commissioned in 2004.

31 Dec 2006 description
report People in Need

People in Need

People in Need (PIN) is a Czech non-profit, non-governmental organization whose mission statement is to inspire a largeness of spirit in Czech society and around the world by helping others in need and by promoting democratic freedoms for all. PIN is a major advocate of democratic inclusion both in the Czech Republic and abroad, and in its 15 years of existence, has worked in 37 countries worldwide.

PIN came to Iraq in April 2003 and set up its main office in Al Amarah, Missan Province.