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24 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • The School Feeding Programme is facing critical shortfalls from May 2016 onwards.

  • In April, food assistance was provided to 14,599 CAR refugees.

  • In April, food assistance was also provided to 3,657 DRC refugees.

  • The assistance to DRC refugees will end in June without new donor contributions.

19 May 2016 description

An Emergency Committee (EC) regarding yellow fever was convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR 2005) by teleconference on 19 May 2016, from 13:00 to 17:15 Central European Time[1].

The following affected States Parties participated in the information session of the meeting: Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

29 Apr 2016 description

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.

24 Apr 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Inondations dans le Tanganyika : plus de 130 000 personnes affectées dans le Territoire de Manono entre janvier et mars 2016

  • Près de 8 000 personnes retournées dans les territoires de Manono et Nyunzu sont sans assistance humanitaire

Aperçu de la situation

20 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • The School Feeding Programme faces critical shortfalls from May 2016 onwards.

  • In March, food assistance was provided for 14,389 CAR refugees.

  • In March, food assistance was also provided for 3,296 DRC refugees.

06 Apr 2016 description

Hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition

As the international community transitions from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the challenges ahead of Member States is to build on the substantial progress made in reducing poverty and hunger by 2015. A total of 72 countries out of 129 countries achieved the MDG 11 hunger target. Nonetheless, around 800 million people globally – 1 in 9 people on the planet – still suffer from hunger.

05 Apr 2016 description
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Summary Table of Funding Requirements

Foreward

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.

23 Mar 2016 description
report Christian Aid

What is resilience?

Christian Aid’s goal is to empower people to live with dignity, able to respond successfully to disasters, risks and opportunities. There are different types of risk, and building resilience supports individuals’ and communities’ capacity to anticipate, organise for and adapt to change.

Why resilience?

22 Mar 2016 description

CABO VERDE

PREMIER CAS DE MICROCÉPHALIE SIGNALÉ

Le 15 mars, le Sénat a approuvé 50 millions $ pour la relocalisation, la réhabilitation et la réinstallation des personnes déplacées dans les états de l’Adamaoua, Borno et Yobe - les plus touchés par la violence de Boko Haram.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

L’ÉPIDÉMIE DE MÉNINGITE TUE 24 PERSONNES

09 Mar 2016 description

The 2015-2016 El Niño has passed its peak but it remains strong and will continue to influence the global climate. It is expected to weaken in the coming months and fade away during the second quarter of 2016. The World Meteorological Organization states that models indicate a return to an El Niño neutral state during the second quarter of 2016. Meanwhile, strong El Niño conditions are quite likely through March-April. It is too early to predict if there will then be a swing to La Niña (the opposite of El Niño).

24 Feb 2016 description

Léontine Muduha, âgée de 35 ans, est mère de 7 enfants. Elle et sa famille habitent à Rambira dans le territoire de Kalehe, province du Sud-Kivu en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). Lors de la crue de la rivière Nyalunkumbo en octobre 2014, suite à d’abondantes pluies qui sont tombées dans le territoire de Kalehe, Idjiwi et Mwenga, la maison ainsi que les champs où Léontine pratiquait l’agriculture de subsistance ont été détruits par les eaux qui sont sorties de leur lit.

18 Feb 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

ACT Alliance builds the capacity of local communities through an EU initiative.

Lives can be saved if people in local communities know what to do before, during and after a disaster. This is why today (18 February 2018) ACT Alliance, in cooperation with European Universities and with the support of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative, starts a capacity training programme.

15 Feb 2016 description

Lives can be saved if people in local communities know what to do before, during and after a disaster. This is why ACT Alliance starts with capacity training programs of local communities through an EU initiative.

15 Feb 2016 description

The UK government has committed to spending 50% of DFID’s budget in fragile states and regions – many of which are affected by conflict. In these complex environments delivering effective and accountable aid is a significant challenge, but they are also the environments where needs are greatest.

03 Feb 2016 description
report Oxfam

Oxfam's vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions which affect their lives, enjoy rights and assume responsibilities as citizens of an equal world. Underpinned by a strategic plan, Oxfam commits to achieving six strategic goals:

29 Jan 2016 description

60 million PEOPLE WILL BE AFFECTED BY EL NIÑO IN THE FOUR MOST AFFECTED REGIONS

2.8 million PEOPLE REQUIRE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE IN GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS

10.2 million PEOPLE IN NEED OF EMERGENCY FOOD IN ETHIOPIA

14 million FOOD INSECURE PEOPLE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA – EXCLUDING SOUTH AFRICA

El Niño status

28 Jan 2016 description

La RDC est sujette aux catastrophes naturelles telles que les inondations, glissements de terrain, éruptions volcaniques, séismes, etc. Pour appuyer le pays dans sa stratégie de Réduction des risques de catastrophes naturelles (RRC), le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) et le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD) offrent à la Protection civile congolaise des équipements et du matériel pour renforcer ses capacités et soutenir la plate-forme d’experts qui conseillera les Ministères en charge de la gestion des risques de catastrophes.

22 Jan 2016 description

Avec le soutien de ses principaux partenaires (JICA, OMS, UNICEF), le Ministère de la Santé Publique a organisé à Kinshasa une formation sur la gestion et le contrôle de la Maladie à virus Ebola

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.