0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP
In order to respond to the national Preparedness and Response Plan for the Ebola virus disease in Burkina Faso, and on the basis of the contribution agreement concluded in December 2014 between the Commission and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) an additional amount of EUR 963 000 is allocated to the present HIP.
Related to the article on 19th December, 2014, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has dispatched emergency relief supplies to Cabo Verde.
Emergency goods to the value of 3.5 million JPY – including 20 generators and cord reels – were dispatched and arrived at Francisco Mendes Airport, Praia, the capital city of the country, on the evening of 31st December, 2014.
L'Afrique de l’Ouest peut être divisée en trois zones agro-écologiques ou en trois bassins commerciaux (bassins de l’ouest, bassin du centre, bassin de l’est). Les deux sont importants pour l'interprétation du comportement et de la dynamique du marché.
The Pico do Fogo volcano has been erupting in the Cape Verde islands since November 23, 2014, causing a great number of houses destroyed, local communications and power broken and over 1,300 people evacuated.
To help the Cape Verde government cope with the disaster, the Chinese government will provide the Cape Verde government with US$ 0.5 million urgent cash assistance for relocating the victims.
The analysis in this document is based on the assessment conducted by the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) Team and secondary data consolidated by the United Nations Office in Cabo Verde.
1 Severity of the Crisis
The Chã das Caldeiras area has been evacuated following the eruption of Pico Fogo Volcano on 23 November an access restricted since 7 December by Civil Protection authorities due to increased volcanic activity.
Updated figures indicate 1076 persons have been displaced and are currently housed in temporary accommodation centers, shelter units built after the 1995 eruption, and with host families.
The contingency plan for the possible evacuation of Cutelo Alto and Fonsaco areas was completed.
On December 19, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 3.5 million yen (generators and its related items) to the Republic of Cabo Verde, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the eruption of Pico de Fogo volcano.
Experts in food security and agricultural production have addressed the issue
19 December 2014, Dakar, Senegal – In addition to the health consequences in West Africa, the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak has also led to various economic and social disruptions in affected and neighbouring countries.