Esta guía es un documento técnico dirigido a personal sanitario que pueda tener participación en acciones de prevención, preparativos o respuesta a emergencias volcánicas. Esta guía, elaborado desde la perspectiva y la experiencia del continente americano, muestra los principales riesgos que las erupciones volcánicas tienen para la salud y las medidas básicas de planificación que el sector salud debe y puede tomar para reducir los posible daños. Está dividido en dos partes complementarias, pero claramente diferenciadas, que pueden usarse incluso de forma independiente.
This is the nineteenth progress report in UNRWA’s emergency appeal series. This report covers the implementation of appeal activities over the period 1 November - 31 December 2002.
This Final Report is intended for reporting
on emergency appeals
The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Launched on: 22 August 2000 for 12 months
for CHF 2,268,146 to assist 100,000 beneficiaries. The appeal was extended
until July 2002.
Period covered: August 2000 - July 2002;
Health intelligence in emergencies: which information and why?
Recipient: Rafidia Hospital
Shipment Date: 12/31/2002
The Rafidia Hospital in the West Bank is a large public facility which sees needy patients from all sectors of society. It also serves as host for ophthalmic surgical missions carried out several times per year by various charitable groups from around the world. Thanks to this collaborative effort, hundreds of medically indigent children and adults are given sight saving eye operations. This donation of surgical supplies and medicines was hand delivered to the Rafidia Hospital by Direct Relief volunteers.
Recipient: Chak-e-Wadak Hospital,
Shipment Date: 12/10/2002
Recipient: Saint Raphael Hospital
and Mother Teresa Orphanage
Shipment Date: 12/4/2002
Un pays en crise...
Secretariat of the Japan
Disaster Relief Team
The following is a report on the provision of emergency relief supplies to Morocco.
17-31 December 2002
On the eve of the New Year, UNICEF staff visited Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Alina, Bella, Bart, Sputnik, Catsita and Aki Yurt in Ingushetia. In accordance with information obtained from IDPs residing in the camps, the overall situation is reported as follows:
- The Ministry for Extraordinary Situations,
EMERCOM, has resumed the distribution of food items to the IDPs, however
the latter report a lack of basic items, such as food, detergents and hygienic
The People in Need Foundation is a Prague-based non-governmental, non-profit organization founded shortly after the fall of communism in then Czechoslovakia. PINF is the biggest indigenous NGO in the post-communist area. PINF has operated in Chechnya in 1994-95 and again since January 2000.
2. General situation
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Office of Private and Voluntary Cooperation in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, has awarded a $3 million, four-year grant to Population Services International (PSI) and CARE/Burundi to increase the capacity of local health sector NGOs in Burundi.
I Humanitarian Highlights
Responding to the growing impact on the humanitarian situation in Guinea resulting from the crisis in Cote d’Ivoire, OCHA has coordinated the development of the UNS Guinea Emergency Response Plan. The document outlines a plan of action in case of a massive influx of persons seeking a safe heaven from the crisis.
Recipient: HOSO UNHCR/Kawambwa Hospital
Shipment Date: 12/31/2002
Protection of Displaced Children Working Group