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16 Nov 2007 description
report ACTED

ACTED Uganda: ACTED responds to ?oods in Eastern Uganda

The eastern part of Uganda has been affected by unusually heavy rains since July 2007. The rains resulted in massive ?ooding and landslides affecting thousands of people with mass displacement occurring. Houses, sanitation systems, roads and bridges have been destroyed and food crops have either been damaged or washed away. Tragically, most of the ? ood affected areas are those that have recently returned IDPs within their communities. The returnees had just started a new life outside the IDP camps when the ?oods hit.

15 Oct 2007 description

Part I: Operational Requirements and Shortfalls

Overview of the 2007 Programme of Work

As the end of 2007 nears, the number of people the World Food Programme is seeking to support has risen to 83 million. The amount of food assistance required to assist these people is valued at US$3.4 billion. Considering resources mobilized thus far in 2007, the current level of funding falls short by some US$653 million.

Additional resources amounting to approximately US$800 million are required before the end of 2007 to ensure uninterrupted food aid deliveries for ongoing activities.

04 Sep 2007 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/2007 to 30/06/2007.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary: In the first half of the year, the Federation country representation(1) in Tajikistan continued to support the Red Crescent Society of …

03 Aug 2007 description

Glide no. EQ-2007-000108-TJK

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

03 Aug 2007 description

Based on Tajik Government request and Rapid Emergency Assessment and Coordination Team (REACT) assessment

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This appeal is intended to cover the urgent remaining needs and recovery activities of the population affected by the earthquake which hit Rasht district in central part of Tajikistan on the 22nd of July 2007. Three persons were killed, 207 houses have been completely destroyed and more than 1,216 houses have been partially damaged, affecting more than 12,000 people.

26 Jul 2007 description
report ACTED

(Extract)

ACTED Afghanistan: The Minister for Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) Ehsan Zia inaugurates CDCs projects

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25 Jul 2007 description

Situation overview

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on Richter scale, and mudflows triggered by torrential rains, killed 15 people in Tajikistan and damaged more than 1,000 houses on 21 - 24 of July 2007. This information is confirmed through official data received from the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as a result of REACT Team assessments conducted on 23rd and 24th of July in Asht and Rasht districts.

Damage information

I.

24 Jul 2007 description

Assessment dates: 23-24 July 2007

Reported by: REACT - Dushanbe

Team composition:

Jamshed Kamolov, Committee of Emergency Situations

Anna-Clara Hollander, UNISDR

Salohiddin Shamsiddinov, UNICEF

Jamshed Khasanov, UNWHO

Anvar Sabzaliev, UN DRMP

Location(s) visited: Kuloba, Chorcharogh and Langar villages of Kalai-Surkh jamoat, and Kochamandi village of Nusratullo Mahsum jamoat (Rasht district, DRD)

Assessment methodology: interviews with local authorities and residents, direct observation, photo documentation

Situation overview

Three people have been killed …

17 Jul 2007 description

Pledges & contributions

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is pleased to acknowledge the receipt of six new contributions totalling $17,780,360.51 as of 29 June. The contributions were made by Egypt ($15,000), Iceland ($308,618.16), New Zealand ($762,700), Pakistan ($19,967.16), Peru ($5,000), Sweden (a second installment of $14,226,999.46), Switzerland ($2,422,075.73) and Trinidad and Tobago ($20,000). New pledges were announced by Brazil ($30,000), Poland ($250,000) and Slovenia ($50,000) for 2007.

30 Jun 2007 description

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

President Bush signed the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005 (the Act) on December 1, 2005. The Act sets out as a central goal the provision of affordable and equitable access to safe water and sanitation in developing countries as a key component of U.S. foreign assistance programs. It requires the Secretary of State, in consultation with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other U.S.

02 May 2007 description

This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

20 Feb 2007 description

Families that migrated about five years ago searching for a better life have found nothing but hardship in their new home

By Sayrahmon Nazriev in Bishkent (RCA No. 483, 20-Feb-07)

Firuza seems a place forgotten. The settlement or jamoat - a remnant of the large collective farms of the Soviet era - in the south of the country is worn and tired. Concrete houses, also dating from Soviet years, line the few streets. Some of the buildings are unfinished; others have been ransacked. The walls of the half-built cultural centre at the entrance to the town have long since been removed.