- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 53, 1–30 June 2016
- WFP Afghanistan Country Brief, May 2016
- FEWS NET: Afghanistan Special Report: Pre-Harvest Assessment, Jun 2016
Appeals & Funding
- Afghanistan 2016 HRP: First Quarter Report (Jan-Mar 2016)
- 2016 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- WHO Humanitarian Response Plan 2016
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2016 PDF XLS
Message from the Director
Humanitarian access remains a significant challenge countrywide
Natural disasters affect fewer people in 2016 than in 2015
Donors contribute 29 percent of funding requested in 2016 HRP
Security conditions across Afghanistan have deteriorated in recent months, increasing the number of people displaced within the country and further constraining already limited access to crisis-affected populations.
- More monsoon rains expected across country
- PDMA issues alert as Met forecast heavy rains
- Advisor monitors dengue surveillance teams; Reviews patients’ treatment
- PM directs to use all available resources for relief activities in flood-hit areas of Chitral
- Disaster prevention rehabilitation staff ready for work
- Many undocumented Afghan refugees behind kidnappings, terrorism: Imran
- War against terrorism: Pakistan urges Kabul to exploit Zarb-e-Azb gains
- US welcomes Gen Sharif's statement; acknowledges …
- PDMA directs Chitral administration to utilise Rs.15 million funds
- Collateral damage: Roads blocked in Shangla
- Monsoon rains reducing water crisis in parched Tharparkar
- Karachi struggles with power outages, waterlogged roads after heavy rain
- Global terrorism during 2016
- Pakistan's operation against terrorism has been successful: John McCain
- Pakistan strongly condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations: Nafees Zakariya
- Combined efforts needed to counter terrorism in South …
HUMANITARIAN AID AND THE SWISS HUMANITARIAN AID UNIT
Emergency aid and reconstruction measures supported by Switzerland directly benefit around three and a half million people a year.
Given their scale and tragic consequences, Swiss Humanitarian Aid has focused its attention on the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, South Sudan and the Central African Republic, and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. (p. 8)
TECHNICAL COOPERATION AND FINANCIAL AID FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
-Govt refuses to give Rs 7bn for flood warning system upgrade WASA prepared to face monsoon challenge
-Conference highlights government’s apathy towards Thar
-There's no adequate preparation against rains: official
-NDMA launches campaign to minimise losses during floods, says Asghar Nawaz
-Pakistan neither isolated nor desperate for talks with India
-Keep safe: Security tightened ahead of Youmi-Ali
-Thousands make a statement against terrorism at Amjad Sabri’s funeral
-Army ready to confront terrorism, extremism, cleanse Pakistan of menaces: COAS
- NDMA attains capacity to support 300,000 disaster prone people.
- May 2016: Recorded as hottest May in modern history.
- Climate change melting 5,000 glaciers rapidly, drastic impact expected.
- Ahsan urges for installation of modern flood warning system.
- Pakistan, Afghanistan agree for effective border management mechanism to counter terrorism.
- New computer algorithm can help predict next terror attack.
- Additional Pakistan army units are ready to join UN missions.
Kabul – In the first half of 2016, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed US$19 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan to support both the WFP-led United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS), and WFP food assistance to vulnerable people.
US$ 14 million goes to supporting WFP’s food assistance activities to people affected by conflict and natural disaster in Afghanistan. The remaining US$ 5 million goes to enhancing UNHAS aviation support to some 160 humanitarian organizations, serving over 25 destinations.
Asia-Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world. It is also home to a number of long-running conflicts that exact a human toll. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) places women and girls at the center of humanitarian response. Every year the number and frequency of disasters (whether natural or conflict-related) is increasing, with millions of people displaced from their homes.
In preparation for the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), the WHS secretariat commissioned Ipsos to conduct community consultations with crisis-affected communities in multiple focus countries. The countries chosen for the consultations were Afghanistan, Guinea, South Sudan, Syria, and Ukraine, representing a diverse range of geographic regions, humanitarian contexts, and actors.
Shelter Cluster Strategy
Nairobi, 29 April 2016 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched its 2015 Annual Report website and print edition in all six UN languages. The report showcases many of UNEP’s big results of the last year – from key work in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement to securing investor pledges to decarbonize $600 billion worth of assets under management – and zooms in on projects helping communities in countries like Colombia and Cambodia to adapt to climate change and develop sustainable livelihoods.
The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2016/01000
AMOUNT: EUR 45 000 000
FSAC proposal and report writing training (Mazar)
FSAC conducted proposal & report writing training on 29th to 30th March 2016 in Mazar, Balkh. The purpose of the training was to enhance capacity of FSAC partners in proposal & report writing, to help them in raising funds from CHF and other donors by submitting quality proposal and reports.
Civilian deaths in Afghanistan in 2015 surpass previous record
UNAMA documents increasing attacks on health facilities and personnel
Increased precipitation in March signals an improved agro-climatic outlook, raises flooding concerns
In 2016 over 125 million people living in crisis-affected countries are in need of humanitarian assistance. The humanitarian community is committed to providing aid to over 87 million of those in need. The risks to health posed by humanitarian emergencies are at an all-time high. Developments such as climate change, urbanization, population growth and worsening civil conflict are increasing the frequency and severity of many types of emergencies. Attacks on health workers and health facilities are also on the rise.
Mar 30, 2016
Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi Minister of MORR on Tuesday at the end of the workshop on the rights of immigrants and refugees was established, the adoption of broad and fundamental programs for refugees and displaced the MORR notified.
Three-day training workshop on the rights of immigrants and refugees by Hamida Barmaki institute to support the German Foreign Ministry, on Sunday had begun and ended on Tuesday afternoon.