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31 Dec 2004 description

he International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organization, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. All international assistance to support vulnerable communities seeks to adhere to the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, according to the SPHERE Project.

31 Dec 2004 description

he International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organization, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. All international assistance to support vulnerable communities seeks to adhere to the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, according to the SPHERE Project.

31 Dec 2004 description

The International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organization, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. All international assistance to support vulnerable communities seeks to adhere to the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, according to the SPHERE Project.

31 Dec 2004 description

The International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organization, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. All international assistance to support vulnerable communities seeks to adhere to the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, according to the SPHERE Project. This document reflects a range of programmes and activities to be implemented in 2005, and the related funding requirements.

31 Dec 2004 description

The International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organization, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. All international assistance to support vulnerable communities seeks to adhere to the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, according to the SPHERE Project.

31 Dec 2004 description

Period Covered 28th to the 29th December, 2004

Date of transmission: 29th December, 2004 20:00 hrs

Key Developments

  • WHO offices are fully mobilsed across the region, with 24 hour crises centres opened in New Delhi and Geneva

  • WHO country offices are being strengthened as public health specialist and supplies are sent from regional and headquarter office (s)

  • Needs assessments under way, health sector co-ordination and response plans are being developed

31 Dec 2004 description

ECA/SDD/04/0

(Extrait)

Une révolution verte en Afrique

Révolution verte: le cas de l'Ouganda

Par Alex Tindimubona et Jacques Hamel

Le triangle de Luwero, au centre de l'Ouganda, est une zone qui a été dévastée par la guerre dans les années 80.

31 Dec 2004 description

as at 19.00 hrs 31 December 2004

This report covers key issues, developments, DFID responses to date, planned responses and UN and Red Cross/Crescent actions.

KEY ISSUES

- A key DFID objective at this stage is to provide capacity for the UN to become fully operational. Aceh is assessed to be a particularly urgent need in this respect. Ms Wahlstrom, UN Special Coordinator for the crisis, has called for military support to provide infrastructure necessary for UN teams to operate.

- DFID received 40 concept notes from humanitarian agencies by today's deadline.

31 Dec 2004 description

4- MONTANT TOTAL DE L'AIDE au 31 décembre 2004 : 41,3 M €

31 Dec 2004 description

Executive Summary

After many years of presence in Southern Sudan, WHO continued in 2004 to assist health authorities and partners from other international organizations in the provision of humanitarian assistance to reduce the burden of diseases in this state affected by war. Outlined below are the main priority areas of intervention which received much attention and ressources from WHO throughout the year.

Emergency and Humanitarian Action: In 2004, and anticipating an imminent signing of the peace agree=ADment, that would end decades of war between the North and Southern part of …

31 Dec 2004 description


The Federation’s mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal No. 01.55/2004 Programme Update no. 3,

Period covered: 1 July to 31 September 2004

Appeal coverage: 48 %

Outstanding needs: CHF 5,734,035 (USD 5,007,980, or EUR 3,781,098).

Appeal target: CHF 11,090,663 (USD 8,494,084 or EUR 7,180,746)

31 Dec 2004 description


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 over 181 countries.
In Brief

Revised Preliminary Appeal No. 28/2004; Operations Update no. 4;

Period covered: 30-31 December, 2004; Appeal coverage: provisionally 99.2%

Appeal history

31 Dec 2004 description

Development Program Overview

Background

The Nepal Development Program continued in 14 districts of the western, central and eastern regions in 2004 in spite of widespread conflict and deepening security situation particularly in the far-western region of Nepal. The empowerment program in some VDCs (Village Development Committees) of Achham, Doti and Kailali districts however suffered substantial disruption after mid 2004.

31 Dec 2004 description

World Health Organization

31 Dec 2004 description


The IRC's Impact

In 2004, IRC humanitarian aid programs restored hope and opportunity for more than 15 million conflict-affected individuals around the world, and millions more were helped by the 5,600 local organizations and community groups that the IRC supports. Here's a look at some of the IRC's most recent achivements:

- More than 4.3 million people gained access to clean water and sanitation through our environmental health programs.

31 Dec 2004 description

Background

2004 ended on a note of high optimism in the international community regarding the revived potential for a breakthrough in the Palestine Israel conflict, brought about by the prospects of a new leadership for the Palestinian Authority and of Ariel Sharon's Gaza Disengagement Plan.

31 Dec 2004 description

In 2004, the ICRC carried out a wide range of humanitarian activities on behalf of the Iraqi people, despite widespread and persistent violence across the country. Security remains the main concern both for the population at large and for the humanitarian actors trying to help them.