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24 Apr 2017 description
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2,000 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 19 April 2017)

1,272 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 19 April, including 154 vacant places in the process to be filled)

937 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 19 April) including:

24 Apr 2017 description
report Concern Worldwide

Written by Kristin Myers

Today, on Earth Day, we examine how climate-smart solutions hold the key to lifting people out of poverty.

We have been sharing the faces of the hunger crisis  in East Africa — bringing you the human stories that have sprung from devastating climate disasters in countries like Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia.

23 Apr 2017 description
report Oxfam

Mapping of resilience work in Asia

23 Apr 2017 description

6.8 M required for 2017

0 contributions received

6.8 M funding gap for the Bay Of Bengal Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

21 Apr 2017 description
report Start Network

Emergency aid will be able to reach communities in Bangladesh more quickly through a new local crisis response fund set up by a global network of aid agencies.

The £10 million Start Fund Bangladesh, designed to enabled aid agencies to respond early and fast to under-the-radar emergencies, has been set up by the Start Network and is funded by the UK government.

From this month (April) it can activate funding within 72 hours of receiving a crisis alert, and is accessible to national and international Start Network member NGOs within Bangladesh.

21 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The WFP Bangladesh Country Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2020 was approved by the WFP Executive Board in February in its First Regular Session of 2017. It will replace the Country Programme and Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation starting on 01 April 2017.

21 Apr 2017 description

Over the past seven months Myanmar has experienced a surge in new displacement in four states, while humanitarian organizations simultaneously faced severe constraints on access. Border post attacks on 9 Oct 2016 and subsequent security operations triggered a new humanitarian crisis in northern Rakhine. Intensified conflict resulted in new displacement in Kachin and northern Shan. Thousands were also relocated in Kayin State due to fighting in Sep 2016.

20 Apr 2017 description
report NIRAPAD

Overview of Flash Flood, April 19, 2017

19 Apr 2017 description
report IRIN

By: Mushfique Wadud and Jared Ferrie

More than half a million people killed, 1.4 million injured, and 80 percent of buildings damaged in Bangladesh’s three largest cities: That’s the “worst-case scenario” outlined in an unpublished draft contingency plan for a large earthquake.

18 Apr 2017 description
report Voice of America

KUTAPALONG CAMP, BANGLADESH — A spate of disappearances among the children of displaced Rohingya in Bangladesh is raising fears the children have been abducted into the region’s human trafficking networks.

In the past seven months, about 70,000 Rohingya have fled a military onslaught in their home country of Myanmar, and there are concerns the newly arrived status of the latest refugees makes them particularly vulnerable to abduction and exploitation.

17 Apr 2017 description

The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will deliver emergency humanitarian assistance to 3,200 families of Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh since October 2016, according to the reports of United News of Bangladesh - UNB.

The distribution program will inaugurate on Monday instantly at Leda School and Darga C&B field in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar, at about 10 a m, according to a refugee leader Salim from Nayapara camp.

14 Apr 2017 description
  • 132.3 M required for 2017
  • 20.9 M contributions received, representing 16% of requirements
  • 111.4 M funding gap for South East Asia

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13 Apr 2017 description
report NIRAPAD

Overview of Flash Flood, April 13, 2017

Heavy rainfalls as well as onrush of water from the upstream Meghalaya hills in India have led to the inundation of a vast areas of croplands of Haors and low-lying areas of the northeast. Flood started on 28th March affecting six districts (Sylhet, Moulavibazar, Sunamganj, Habiganj, Netrokona and Kishoreganj) in the north east region. Rising water overflow and breeched embankment in many places and inundated vast areas of croplands. It destroyed nearly-ready-for-harvesting boro rice in about 183,795 hectors areas.

13 Apr 2017 description

Between 1 January and 28 February 2017, 1,875 unaccompanied children arrived in Italy by sea, representing 14% of all sea arrivals in this period. This proportion is largely comparable to the first two months of 2016, when 15% of those arriving by sea were UASC.

13 Apr 2017 description

Between 1 January and 28 February 2017, 13,439 persons arrived in Italy by sea. This is a 48% increase compared to sea arrivals in the same period last year (9,101). As in previous years, monthly arrivals were comparatively lower during the winter, due to less favourable weather and sea conditions.

12 Apr 2017 description
report European Union

There were almost 13 000 detections of illegal border crossings on the three main migratory routes into the EU in March. This is 10% more than in the previous month. However, the total number of detections on these routes for the first quarter of 2017 fell 70% from the same period of last year to 32 650.

Central Mediterranean

12 Apr 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

Between January 2015 and December 2016, 183 aid workers were reportedly arrested, charged, detained, or imprisoned in 27 events, based on Insecurity Insight’s monitoring of open sources.