National Humanitarian Coordination
NATIONAL HUMANITARIAN COORDINATION RECORD
of the 5th coordination meeting
August 16, 2001, Skopje
- Governmental institutions:
Boge Cadinoski, Blagica Stojanova - Ministry of Labour and Social Policy;
Goran Ancevski, Marija Kostovska, Mile Janakievski - Ministry of Finance;
Goce Stankovski - Ministry for of Transport and Communications; Cane
Talevski - Ministry of Health; Igor Dzundev - Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
Zoran Danevski - Vet agency; Neriman Dzeladini - Ministry of Economy.
- UN agencies:
Agostino Mulas - UNHCR; Monique Tormann, Elke
Wisch - UNICEF; Boris Rebac - WHO; Paul Hebert - UN OCHA; Dale Skoric
- WFP; Vladimir Kuculovski - UNDP; Paskal Bernardoni - FAO
- Red Cross and Red Crescent:
Philippe Gaillard - ICRC; Suzana Paunovska
- ICRC/MRC, Ljupka Petkovska - MRC
- Foreign governmental and intergovernmental
Melanie Mason, Jessie Snydere USAID/OFDA; Kevin
Carew - American Embassy/PRM; Aldo Biondi - ECHO; Rose Marie Henny -
Unit for Humanitarian Aid/Swiss Embassy
- International nongovernmental organizations:
Anne Bideau - Solidarites; Kevin Tobin - CRS;
Torsten Haschenz - IOM; Francesco Pagani, Greg Brown - ICR
- Domestic nongovernmental organizations:
Abdurauf Prusi, Vegim Etemi - El Hilal; Saso
Klekovski, Aleksandar Krzalovski - MCIC.
- Governmental institution:
President's Cabinet; Ministry of Defense, Ministry
of Culture; Ministry of Education; Public enterprise Electric power
industry - "Elektrostopanstvo"
Minute person: Blagica Stojanova
Boge Cadinoski, Head of
the Department for Refugees, Displaced Persons and Humanitarian Aid at
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy initiated and chaired the meeting.
- Information part - organizations' reports
- Problems and issues to be considered and solved
Boge Cadinoski, introduced representatives
of the Expert team of Coordinative body for Crisis Management.
Paul Hebert, OCHA, expressed pleasure for
presence of Expert team representatives on the meeting and hopes for further
cooperation. He proposed participation of the Expert team representatives
in sectorial meetings.
The organization's representatives submitted short written or oral reports
for the last week's activities.
Francois Stamm, ICRC, informed that the
number of IDP is more than 60.000 (50% are from the Tetovo area). Inhabitants
(ethnic Macedonian) from Vratnica and Lesok requested to be evacuated
because even the peace contract was achived they are not secure.
Poll Hebert, OCHA, informed that an expert
from UNMAC will arrive and he will prepare the operation for de-mine.
Boge Cadinovski, informed that licence for
entrance in crisis regions, could be receive from the Center for Crisis
Management in Ministry of Defence. He underline that Macedonian Government
ensure 400,00 denars daily per person, for paying costs for food, electric
energy, water and other services.
Goran Ancovski, Ministry of Finance, added
that 400,00 denars per person are ensure till the end of August 2001.
The additional founds is significant problem because of the Budget deficit.
Cane Talevski, Ministry of Health, informed
that Ministry of Health planned IDPs to receive free medicaments from
positive list. Ministry of Health is prepearing information on situation
in medical centres, medicaments and ill persons in crises regions.
Aldo Biondi, ECHO, reported that for several
days will be define, what kind of aid for cattle in crisis region, will
Follow-up activities concerning issues and problems from the previous
Aldo Biondi, ECHO, re-actualised problem
with electric energy restore, in Aracinovo.
Governmental represents have not information about it.
New issues and problems
Boge Cadinovski stressed
the problem of re-sheltering of the IDPs currently accommodated in student's
dormitories, as the new academic year would start in 15 days.
WHO have intention
for reactivation the ambulance in Aracinovo, but they need licence for
Abdurauf Prusi, El Hilal,
said that in the village Luboten only men are remaining, and they have
need for food.
Suzana Paunovska, IFRC/MRC,
asked about possibility for expand the system of free medicals in other
town (except Skopje and Kumanovo) where are registered significant number
asked what kind of aid ensured the Government except 400,00 denars per
person for day, for IDPs sheltered in collective centers and about Government
projection for providing financial help for Collective Centers
Zoran Danevski, Vet agency,
emphasized the problem with died cattle in crisis region. Necessary is
to dislocate the cattle from this regions and to provide the food for
Paskal Bernardoni, FAO,
emphasized that for better cooperation will be necessity to have a contact
person from Ministry of Agriculture. FAO prepare the information about
After the discussion, the following issues and problems were concluded:
Providing the weekly plans.
All organization has obligation to provide the weekly plan for humanitarian
aid in crisis region, for next week. Plans must be provide till Thursday,
afternoon, to the Center for crisis management.
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