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04 May 2017 description

On the occasion of European Immunization Week 2017, Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, visited Romania on 27–28 April to provide high-level support to national efforts to control the largest measles outbreak recorded in recent years in the country. The outbreak in Romania began in January 2016 and is currently among several in the WHO European Region that together threaten the Region’s progress towards elimination of the disease.

27 Oct 2016 description

Bucharest, 24 October 2016 - Mohamad is an Iraqi teenager who took refuge in Romania in 2014 when he was 15 years old. He had to flee because of protracted conflict in his home country that persists to this day, according to reports in the international press. During an attack, his parents were killed in front of him. Mohamad was shot in the legs but the surgery performed in poor conditions at a hospital in Iraq managed to worsen the situation of his wound.

09 Jun 2016 description

Executive summary

  1. The Emergency Transit Centres were established to provide emergency protection and the possibility to evacuate refugees who could not be protected in their countries of asylum. Temporary relocation of refugees who required resettlement on an urgent or emergency basis to an Evacuation Transit Facility (ETF) was expected to serve five objectives, namely:
  • Provide timely and effective protection to an individual or group of individuals of concern to UNHCR;

15 Aug 2014 description
report ACT Alliance

Rapid Response Fund Payment for US$ 47,473. ACT member AIDRom is aiming at alleviating the suffering of the affected people and mitigating the effects of flooding on the small rural communities through distribution of food parcels, mineral water, personal hygiene and clothing parcels.

Emergency: Relief support to people affected by flooding in Southern and South Western Romania

Date of Emergency: 28 July – 02 August 2014

ACT Requesting Member: Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania - AIDRom

13 Aug 2014 description
report ACT Alliance

Geneva, 12 August 2014

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

20 Sep 2013 description

Following severe flooding in recent days produced in 39 villages in Galaţi County, the Romanian organizations ADRA Romania, CARITAS Romania, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Maltese Relief Service in Romania and World Vision Romania, members of the Working Group on Humanitarian Assistance (WGHA) within the Romanian NGDO Platform – FOND, express their solidarity with the people in the affected areas, by emergency and post-floods interventions.

18 Sep 2013 description
report ACT Alliance

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

22 Aug 2012 description

Summary: CHF 165,927 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Romanian Red Cross in delivering immediate assistance to 800 families (3,200 beneficiaries).

01 May 2012 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2011 to 31 December 2011.

In brief

Programme outcome

In line with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Strategy 2020, the aim of the Federation-supported programmes in Romania is to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises; to enable healthy and safe living; and to promote social inclusion and a culture of non-violence and peace.

17 Feb 2012 description

BRATISLAVA/BUCHAREST (February 17, 2012) – Over the last three weeks, a massive cold wave from Russia affected the entire region of Central and Eastern Europe. Parts of Ukraine, Slovakia and Romania recorded the lowest temperatures. At the same time, massive snowfalls hit south-eastern areas of Romania.

31 Aug 2011 description

This report covers the period from 01/01/2011 to 30/06/2011.

In brief

Programme outcome: In line with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Strategy 2020, the aim of the Federation supported programmes in Romania is to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises; to enable healthy and safe living; and to promote social inclusion and a culture of non-violence and peace.

29 Apr 2011 description

This report covers the period from 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2010

In brief

Programme outcome: In line with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Strategy 2020 the aim of the Federation supported programmes in Romania is to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises; to enable healthy and safe living; and to promote social inclusion and a culture of non-violence and peace.

07 Feb 2011 description

GLIDE n=B0 FL-2010-000126-ROM

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies.

29 Oct 2010 description

Executive Summary

Romania joined the European Union (EU) in 2007, following the completion of the negotiations in 2004 and the signing of the Accession Treaty in 2005. Becoming an EU member constituted a solid external anchor for the country in its ongoing transition process. Nevertheless, its accession and adoption of EU standards is neither the beginning nor the end of the integration process. The reform agenda has remained important and structural adjustment needs to continue to ensure sustained real and nominal convergence with the EU.

31 Aug 2010 description

This report covers the period 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2010

In brief

Programme Purpose: In line with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' (IFRC) Strategy 2020 the aim of the Federation supported programmes in Romania is to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises; to enable healthy and safe living; and to promote social inclusion and a culture of non-violence and peace.

The strategic objectives set by the Romanian Red Cross in its 2007-2010 strategy cover the four key priority areas outlined in the …

10 Oct 2007 description

Appeal Target: US$ 147,750

Geneva, 10 October 2007

Dear Colleagues,

Torrential rains and strong winds swept the Eastern part of Romania from September 5 - 7, affecting in particular the counties of Galati, Vrancea, Bacau and Vaslui in the Moldavia province. Nine people lost their lives to the floods, while 13,800 houses were flooded, resulting in the evacuation of 4,116 people and the complete destruction of 900 houses. Water wells were polluted, bridges destroyed and national and county roads damaged.

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.

15 Dec 2006 description

The Federation's vision is to strive, through voluntary action, for a world of empowered communities, better able to address human suffering and crises with hope, respect for dignity and a concern for equity. Its mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

15 Dec 2006 description

The Federation's vision is to strive, through voluntary action, for a world of empowered communities, better able to address human suffering and crises with hope, respect for dignity and a concern for equity. Its 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 185 countries.

In Brief

Programme Update no.

07 Jul 2006 description

(extract)

The following are selected highlights from among IOCC's projects.

Republic of Georgia

IOCC continues use of its knowledge and expertise in Georgia's education sector to work with local communities on the improvement of Georgia's extremely neglected public schools. Through the current project, funded by Hellenic Aid of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IOCC is working on rehabilitating 3 public school - Poti Town School # 11, Bia Village School, and Meria Village School.