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31 Dec 1999 description
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Introduction

P erhaps the most endangered natural resource in times of war is truth. This became very evident during the Kosovo Conflict. When the Rambouillet accord failed and NATO air strikes started on 24 March 1999, alarming reports began to appear about the environmental damage caused by the bombing. Images of Panc˘evo and Novi Sad oil refineries on fire, toxic chemicals leaking into the River Danube, and bomb craters in protected areas were competing with those of tens of thousands of refugees fleeing their homes in Kosovo.

27 Dec 1999 description

Chapters in this report:

  1. General Situation
  2. Water and the Environment
  3. Drugs and Inputs
  4. Supplies Management
  5. Mental Health and Psychological Support
  6. Epidemiological Report
  7. Rescue Plan 2000
  8. Existing Risk Factors, by Region
  9. Activities to be Carried Out for Mitigation of Risk Factors
  10. Requirements for Executiono of Hazard Control Activities
GENERAL SITUATION

7 days after the disaster on the Venezuelan coast, the situation is stabilizing and …

24 Dec 1999 description

ORGANIZACIÓN PANAMERICANA DE LA SALUD
ORGANIZACIÓN MUNDIAL DE LA SALUD
VENEZUELA

21 Dec 1999 description

Pan American Health Organization
Regional Office for the Americas
World Health Organization

NEWS RELEASE

21 Dec 1999 description

The Inter-American System, comprising various agencies representing health, finance, development and defense, has been mobilized in response to the recent flooding in Venezuela. Following is an account of some of the various agencies that comprise the Inter-American System along with their contributions to the relief efforts:
Organization of American States (OAS)

The OAS has made a cash grant of $20,000 from the Inter-American Emergency Assistance Fund (FONDEM) to the Government of Venezuela.

For more information please contact:

01 Dec 1999 description
report UN Children's Fund

En este manual se presenta información de una manera sencilla para organizarnos y convivir más agradablemente. Sobre todo nos da recomendaciones importantes que debemos respetar y cumplir para evitar enfermedades, accidentes y riesgos de morir. Su contenido nos orienta al bienestar de nuestras ninas y ninos que son quienes más expuestos están a sufrir enfermedades.

No es fácil la vida para tantas personas reunidades en un solo lugar, por lo tanto tenemos esforzarnos para lograr una convivencia tranquila y satisfactoria.

30 Nov 1999 description

Los servicios como el abastecimiento de agua y el alcantarillado son vulnerables a los desastres; las instalaciones se pueden dañar, las tuberías se pueden romper y las operaciones se pueden interrumpir por cortes de energía eléctrica. Después de los desastres, el agua se convierte en el bien más importante para la población afectada y la escasez o contaminación de este recurso puede tener consecuencias muy graves sobre la salud pública.

19 Nov 1999 description


JANUARY - DECEMBER 2000

November 1999


I. SECTION ONE

A. Executive Summary

12 Nov 1999 description


January - December 2000

November 1999


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The 21st Century begins with some challenging prospects for the people of Tajikistan. It will be a year in which the General Agreement on Peace and National Reconciliation (Peace Accord), including the parliamentary elections, will be concluded, injecting new life into the peace process in Tajikistan. This may also bring about a gradual change in the direction of assistance and operational strategies.

02 Nov 1999 description


JANUARY - DECEMBER 2000

November 1999


PREFACE

As the Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) has evolved over the years, so has its definition. In order to understand this document and the process through which it is developing, brief explanations are warranted.