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31 Dec 2004 description
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December 30, 2004 - Eight south Asian nations have been adversely affected by Sunday’s 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunamis (tidal waves). The world's most powerful earthquake in 40 years struck deep under the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Sumatra early Dec. 26, triggering tidal waves up to 20 feet high. Over 120,000 people have lost their lives and untold millions have been left without food, shelter and safe drinking water.

29 Dec 2004 description
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Seven south Asian nations have been adversely affected by Sunday's 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunamis (tidal waves). The world's most powerful earthquake in 40 years struck deep under the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Sumatra early Dec. 26, triggering tidal waves up to 20 feet high. Over 60,000 people have lost their lives and untold millions have been left without food, shelter and safe drinking water.

27 Dec 2004 description
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Seven south Asian nations have been adversely affected by Sunday's 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunamis (tidal waves). The world's most powerful earthquake in 40 years struck deep under the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Sumatra early Dec. 26, triggering tidal waves up to 20 feet high. Over 24,000 people have lost their lives and untold millions have been left without food, shelter and safe drinking water.

03 Dec 2004 description
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Press Contact: Kim Abbott, 202-667-8227 x115
NGO Contacts: James Bishop, Director of Humanitarian Response, 202-667-8227, x104
Gottlieb Duwan, Senior Program Associate, x105

26 Oct 2004 description
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President George W. Bush
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

24 Sep 2004 description
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Press Contact: Kim Abbott, 202-667-8227 x115

In mid-September, Tropical Storm Jeanne passed near the northern coast of Haiti, resulting in heavy rain, mudslides and flooding, particularly in the coastal areas of Gonaïves in Artibonite Department and Port-de-Paix in North-West Department, according to the U.S. Agency for International Development. Press reports indicate more than 1,000 people have lost their lives and many more are still missing. Prior to Tropical Storm Jeanne, Hurricane Ivan left a path of massive destruction as it moved through the Caribbean.

15 Sep 2004 description
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DENVER - As Hurricane Ivan hurls toward four U.S. Gulf Coast states, thousands of survivors from its weekend assault on Jamaica are in need of emergency medical, hygiene and shelter aid. An airlift of relief goods from World Vision will leave Denver Thursday morning, September 1, bound for the hurricane zone. The U.S.

13 Sep 2004 description
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Press Contact: Sid Balman, 202-667-8227 x141; sbalman@interaction.org

01 Sep 2004 description
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As the largest American alliance of overseas humanitarian nongovernmental organizations, InterAction calls for sustained, focused international commitment to prevent further large-scale loss of life in the Darfur region of Sudan and among Sudanese refugees who have fled to neighboring Chad.

Over 1 million Sudanese have been displaced internally and 200,000 have fled across international borders to Chad and become refugees as the result of civil war and violence targeted against civilians.

04 Aug 2004 description
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Press Contact: Kim Abbott, 202-667-8227 x115
NGO Contacts:
James Bishop, Director of Humanitarian Response, 202-667-8227, x104

15 Jul 2004 description
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HAITI: U.S. GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND HUMANITARIAN AID

17 Jun 2004 description
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June 17, 2004
Lauro L. Baja, Jr.
President
United Nations Security Council
Philippines Mission to the United Nations
556 5th Avenue

04 Jun 2004 description
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The InterAction members listed here are accepting contributions for assistance they or their affiliates are providing to those affected by the crisis. The following list was produced by InterAction, a coalition of more than 160 US-based private relief, development and refugee assistance agencies. InterAction members have agreed to abide by a set of standards to ensure accountability to donors, professional competence and quality of service.
ADRA International
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
American Jewish World Service
American Red Cross

08 Apr 2004 description
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April 8, 2004
President George W. Bush
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

01 Apr 2004 description
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Presenting the concept of protection as a collective responsibility while recognizing the mandates of the ICRC and UNHCR, this paper highlights ways for agencies to bring their diverse mandates, areas of geographic coverage, sources of influence and tools, to bear on protection issues and contribute to more comprehensive protection.

Six areas in particular are identified where humanitarian agencies can contribute practically to protection in their ongoing work:

- Multi-sectoral integration
- Data collection
- Capacity building
- Coordination

20 Feb 2004 description
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As anti-government forces have slowly gained control of much of the northern region of Haiti over the past two weeks, the international community is increasingly concerned over the prevailing insecurity and the emerging humanitarian situation. Recent unrest has adversely affected humanitarian access, limiting both ground transportation and air travel to the area.

13 Feb 2004 description
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Escalating violence over the past several months in the province of Darfur in Western Sudan has precipitated a humanitarian emergency that is spilling across the border into neighboring Chad. The nearly three million people affected by the crisis inside Darfur have remained largely out of reach of aid agencies. An estimated 700,000 people have been internally displaced and a further 110,000 have been forced across the border into Eastern Chad.