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01 Aug 2017 description

El Fondo de Reserva fue activado en el segundo trimestre de 2017 y tres proyectos se aprobaron para atender emergencias súbitas, en los municipios de Riosucio, Tumaco y Saravena, ubicados en departamentos priorizados por el HRP, de igual forma, responden a los objetivos del Equipo Humanitario de País (EHP), a las estrategias específicas de cada Clúster y a los lineamientos del Fondo Humanitario de Colombia.

28 Jul 2017 description

Contexto Humanitario

A pesar del progreso en algunos indicadores humanitarios, persisten grandes retos en el primer semestre de 2017.

La violencia por parte de grupos como el ELN, EPL, GAPD y grupos sin información, por disputa de poder territorial, control social y de economías ilícitas, genera necesidades humanitarias y de protección.

18 Jul 2017 description

117.7 M required for 2017

14.2 M contributions received, representing 12% of requirements

103.6 M funding gap for Latin America

10 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS

• UNICEF is now implementing Care and Support activity for families affected by Congenital ZIKV Syndrome in Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, Brazil and Belize. To date 556 families across the region have benefited from non-clinical care and support interventions.

30 Jun 2017 description

New Zealand is committed to helping Colombia achieve its target of being landmine free by 2021, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

Mr Brownlee is currently in Colombia to attend the Pacific Alliance Summit in Cali.

“New Zealand has allocated a $1 million contribution over three years to support the nation’s continued demining effort,” Mr Brownlee says.

20 Jun 2017 description

Key messages:

  • Each year millions of people are forced to leave their homes and seek refuge from conflicts, violence, human rights violations, persecution or natural disasters. The number of forcibly displaced people (refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people) has continued to rise in 2016, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide. The majority of today's refugees live in the developing world, which means that they flee to countries already struggling with poverty and hardship.

17 Jun 2017 description

Some Results of Swedish Development Cooperation 2016

In Uganda, the work for children’s rights resulted in the adoption of a national policy against violence in schools. It is now used in 560 schools in 28 districts.

In South Sudan, Sida’s support contributed to over 25 000 childbirths being assisted by trained staff.

Swedish humanitarian aid provided protection and support to people affected by natural disasters or conflicts in 56 countries and regions.

09 Jun 2017 description

Situation Overview

Nearly 4.9 million people in Colombia are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of violence, armed conflict and natural disasters. Humanitarian assistance and compliance with international humanitarian law and Human Rights remain a priority in the current country context.

31 May 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 75,000.00
Balance Requested: US$ 69, 369.00

San Salvador 31 May 2017

Dear Colleagues,

30 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNICEF is working with partners to directly provide nonclinical care and support to 68 families with babies affected by Zika Congenital Syndrome in the Dominican Republic, and over 350 in Brazil.

  • Ministries of Health in the region such as in Honduras and Guatemala are reporting increased numbers of cases of Congenital ZIKV Syndrome. As a result of this UNICEF is working with partners to improve surveillance and detection mechanisms both for ZIKV and its consequences.

24 May 2017 description

Cancún, 24 de mayo de 2017

La Comisión Europea ha anunciado hoy una financiación de 14.3 millones de euros para apoyar a los países afectados por desastres naturales e invertir en la reducción del riesgo de desastres y la resiliencia en América Latina y el Caribe en 2017.

El anuncio lo ha hecho el comisario europeo de Ayuda Humanitaria y Gestión de Crisis Christos Stylianides quien participa en la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres en Cancún, México, junto con el Presidente de México y los líderes de América Latina.

24 May 2017 description

Today the European Commission announced new funding of €14.3 million to support countries affected by natural disasters and invest in disaster risk reduction and resilience in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The announcement coincides with Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides participation in the UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico, together with the President of Mexico and leaders from Latin America.

24 May 2017 description

Contexto Humanitario

Durante el primer trimestre del año, OCHA reporta que alrededor de 4.830 personas se han desplazado en eventos masivos, como resultado de la presencia y accionar del ELN, EPL y GAPD. Los desplazamientos se han presentado principalmente en la costa pacífica (en los departamentos de Chocó, Nariño, Cauca, Valle del Cauca), sin embargo también se reportan eventos en Norte de Santander. Chocó concentra el 70 por ciento del total de personas desplazadas.

17 May 2017 description

This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.

17 Apr 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Para atender a damnificados de lluvias e inundaciones

19:51. Lima, abr. 16. El Perú recibió un total de 232.881 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria de parte de once países para los damnificados de las intensas lluvias y las inundaciones que azotaron varias regiones del país, informó hoy el Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (Indeci).

Las donaciones llegaron principalmente de Venezuela, país que aportó 70 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria.

16 Apr 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 179,493.15
Balance Requested: US$ 179,493.15

THE CRISIS