Health Sector Response to the Indonesian Earthquake of 27 May 2006
In the UN Response Plan, the Health Cluster partners (UNICEF, UNFPA, 10M,UNAillS,
and WHO) request US$ 12 million. WHO, as leader of the Health Cluster, is working
closely with national and local health authorities, with Health Cluster partners and with NGOs to
ensure that health care and supplies are provided, and that systems are in place to ensure public
health functions of care, prevention and surveillance.
Java Earthquake: WHO's appeal to support immediate relief operations
WHO is requesting US$ 1.3 million urgently to cover immediate needs. Following the interagency rapid assessment coordinated by the UN, WHO is working with international agencies and NGOs to develop a comprehensive Health Cluster plan which will cover health reguirements for 6 months.
Consolidated Appeal Process: Indonesia Earthquake Response Plan
Immediate needs have been identified for emergency shelter materials, medical assistance, clean water, sanitation, and food. The need to initiate early recovery efforts is also recognised. The National Coordinating Board for the Management of Disaster (BAKORNAS PB), along with provincial and local authorities, are taking a lead role in coordinating emergency response mechanisms on the ground.
UN Flash appeal South Asia earthquake and tsunami: WHO projects
Through the UN Flash Appeal, WHO is requesting US$ 67,060,220 to meet health needs of populations affected by the South Asia earthquake and tsunamis. The Appeal aims to cover the January to June 2005 period in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives, and-through a wider approach-ensure that the needs of inhabitants in all affected areas are being addressed to enable a balanced recovery.