I UN Support   Emergency Phase
Within 48 hours, initial support to emergency inter 
ventions included an immediate contribution of USD
Within 24 hours, after consulting with Ministry of Foreign
100,000 from UNDP to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for
Affairs on the morning of 27 December 2004, the
logistics and coordination; from UNICEF, water supply and
United Nations immediately mobilized support to the
sanitation upgraded for 12 temporary schools and for 2,000
emergency response, transferring funds for relief and
families in 22 temporary shelters, including purification
providing support in coordination and logistics.
equipment, latrines and drainage; from UNFPA, first aid
Table 20: Initial Emergency Support by the UNCT in Thailand
UN agency
Emergency phase relief
FAO
20,000 USD was contributed to the MFA tsunami assistance fund
1,183 farmers (of a targeted 1,500) and 501 of 4,900 affected livestock farmers received agricultural inputs to
ensure subsistence
1,420 fisherfolk of 10,000 affected aquaculture farmers and small boat owners received fisheries inputs
UNAIDS
5,000 troops assisting in disaster relief received IEC materials and condoms, thus engaging in lower risk sexual
behaviour
UNDP
Emergency relief items procured and delivered (generators, water purifiers, body bags, formalin, etc) in part 
nership with OCHA
Immediate contribution of 100,000 USD to Ministry of Foreign Affairs for logistics and coordination
Support to donor coordination efforts led by the PM s Office
UNFPA
50,000 USD was donated in immediate support to the Thai Government;
First aid and survival kits distributed to 60,000 beneficiaries
692 Myanmar migrant workers voluntarily repatriated
UNHCR
UNHCR made a contribution of 50,000 USD to the MFA tsunami assistance account, for emergency shelter
S
UNICEF
Immediate contribution of 100,000 USD to Ministry of Foreign Affairs for logistics and coordination
RE
Essential "Facts For Life" health and nutrition information distributed to 300,000 people, including 50,000
NT
children
RA
Psychosocial counselling by teams of experts for thousands of children
L P
School attendance protected for 2,000 children through temporary classrooms, education grants, transport
AN
for children living in shelters, school repairs and school clean up campaigns
IOT
Water supply and sanitation upgraded for 12 temporary schools and for 2,000 families in 22 temporary shel 
AN
ters, including purification equipment, latrines and drainage
RE
Emergency support to 15 districts for multi sector action in shelter, food, health, nutrition, education, HIV/
T
AIDS and child care practices/information, such as assessment and monitoring visits to vulnerable children
 INF
and families
 ONIOT
WFP
11,255 schoolchildren in 767 schools provided with lunch support, across the six affected provinces
U
More than 3,000 vulnerable families (15,000 people) received basic rations
IBRTN
WHO
Support to the Ministry of Public Health, in conducting rapid health and needs assessment
O C
Support was requested in technical information and guidelines in forensic operations, psychological and men 
EH
tal health, sanitation and water safety, health promotion, outbreaks monitoring and reporting.
 T 3TR
Source: UNDP, July 2005
PA
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