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10 Feb 2016 description

USAID partners to end extreme poverty and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity. Our work reflects American values and our commitment to a world where everyone has the opportunity to live in peace and prosperity.

FY 2017 BUDGET REQUEST HIGHLIGHTS

As a core pillar of American leadership and power, global development works together with defense and diplomacy to advance our interests and values abroad, and to protect the American people at home.

07 Feb 2016 description

EERI’s Learning from Earthquakes program had a year of significant activity, innovation, and planning.

Investigating the April 25 Gorkha Earthquake

03 Feb 2016 description

KEY UPDATES:

  • A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan on 25 December 2015 - 15 people were injured, 91 homes damaged and six homes destroyed in the earthquake that affected 680 people in 22 districts 

  • Multiple disease outbreaks during December: four measles, two Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), two scabies and one pertussis outbreak reported 

  • Continuing measles outbreaks after the July/August national measles vaccination campaign poses a concern for public health in Afghanistan 

31 Jan 2016 description

FSAC Contribution to HRP 2016

The Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) will target 1.8 million of the most food insecure and vulnerable people in 2016, recognizing that overall chronic food security needs are much higher. The Cluster has prioritized conflict and natural disaster affected IDPs, refugees and returnees, including refugees in Khost and Paktika, as well as severely food insecure people residing in 18 most vulnerable provinces identified by SFSA and IPC 2015.

27 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

including Pakistan

Regional Office 2016 Requirements: US$5,700,000

19 Jan 2016 description

UNEP’s Disasters and Conflicts sub-programme is comprised of four operational pillars: post-crisis environmental assessment, post-crisis environmental recovery, disaster risk reduction and environmental cooperation for peacebuilding.

22 Dec 2015 description

On 26 October 2015, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the capital of Badakhshan province, in the north-eastern border of Afghanistan. More than 12 provinces across the country were affected, all the way to the eastern province of Paktya, bordering Pakistan.

18 Dec 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Earthquake affects 134,000 people; USAID partners lead response
  • Humanitarian need increases significantly due to conflict and natural disaster
  • IDPs exceed 1 million

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

17 Dec 2015 description

SG/SM/17420

Il annonce plusieurs rendez-vous en 2016 pour traiter le problème mondial des migrants et réfugiés et espère l’adoption d’un pacte mondial

« Nous achevons une année charnière, au cours de laquelle l’Organisation des Nations Unies a célébré son soixante-dixième anniversaire et a pris des mesures historiques en matière de développement durable et de climat », a déclaré, ce matin, le Secrétaire général de l’ONU, M. Ban Ki-moon, qui a ajouté que 2015 avait été le témoin à la fois « de percées et d’horreur ».

06 Dec 2015 description
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Introduction

World Humanitarian Data and Trends presents global- and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance. Its purpose is to consolidate this information and present it in an accessible way, providing policymakers, researchers and humanitarian practitioners with an evidence base to support humanitarian policy decisions and provide context for operational decisions.

04 Dec 2015 description
report Oxfam

Welcome to A Rights in Crisis Guide to Influencing.

This guide is an essential resource for all those wanting to understand how the humanitarian system works, who to influence and what issues to campaign on in order to ensure respect for the rights of women, men, girls and boys at risk or affected by conflicts and disasters.

03 Dec 2015 description

From 29 November to 1 December, the UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office and the UN Habitat Office in Tehran organized the kick-off meeting of a unique joint project on seismic hazard and risk analysis covering Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and Turkmenistan.

01 Dec 2015 description

BALTIMORE, Dec. 1, 2015—Lutheran World Relief, an international NGO working in 35 countries to develop sustainable solutions to poverty and food insecurity, marked #GivingTuesday by releasing its 2016 Early Warning Forecast of regions it is monitoring for potential humanitarian crises over the coming year.

23 Nov 2015 description

Chronic conflicts, droughts, earthquakes, floods, seasonal storms, and severe winter weather, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2006 and FY 2015, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural and man-made disasters in the region.

18 Nov 2015 description
Afghanistan/Pakistan - version 5
Technical Annex - version 5

AMOUNT: EUR 54 307 000

0. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Fourth modification