- WFP Afghanistan Country Brief, May 2016
- FEWS NET: Afghanistan Special Report: Pre-Harvest Assessment, Jun 2016
- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 52, 1–31 May 2016
Appeals & Funding
- Afghanistan 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan: End of Year Report of Financing, Achievements and Response Challenges
- 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
- 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.
UN report calls for urgent actions to tackle rising urban disasters in Asia-Pacific
The European Union's current humanitarian actions in Pakistan focus on several separate but interrelated crises:
Support for people affected by the conflict in the northwest, where over one million people are presently displaced. The on-going complex emergency remains underfunded with little media attention and is classified by the European Commission as a Forgotten Crisis.
Over the same 10 year time frame, disasters have continued to exact a heavy toll and as a result, the well-being and safety of persons, communities and countries as a whole have been affected.
• Over 700 thousand people have lost their lives
• Over 1.4 million have been injured
• Approximately 23 million have been made homeless
• Total economic loss was more than $1.3 trillion.
(Sendai Framework, 2015)
Flood season ahead: G-B government plans to install early warning system
NDMA reviews progress on 2015 projects
Swine Flu Outbreak- An alaraming situation for Pakistan
Earthquake in Peshawar, surrounding areas
Karachi most vulnerable city to future quakes, Senate body told
Fighting terror: NACTA seeks Rs1.86b for next fiscal year
Clouded in uncertainty: IDPs to stay away from home beyond 2016
Round up: Monthly stats suggest decline in reported crime