- UNHCR Djibouti: inter-agency update for the response to the Yemeni situation #12 (18 July 2015)
- FEWS NET Djibouti Remote Monitoring Report, June 2015
- WFP: Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation - Djibouti 200824: Enhancing the resilience of chronically vulnerable rural, urban and refugee populations and reducing undernutrition in Djibouti
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Following heavy shelling in Aden on 20 July, IOM increased water trucking services to provide an additional 49,000 liters of water to the MSF-operated hospital, a health center, and a water point that serves an estimated 600 IDP households in Crater district. IDPs in Al-Mansoora, Buraquiah and Dar Sa’ad received shelter and NFI support from IOM, Aden. © IOM 2015 (Photo: IOM Yemen)
The humanitarian pause scheduled to start on 10 July did not take effect; airstrikes and ground fighting continue across the country. Partial food rations have been distributed in Kharaz refugee camp, WFP still unable to transport additional food to the camp. For the first time since the beginning of the conflict, UNHCR’s partner Al Amal was able to distribute NFIs to 3,377 individuals in Sa’ada governorate.
PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JANUARY 2016
Snapshot 15–21 July 2015
Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.
Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Chairman Dr. Hilal Ali Al-Sayer announced on Wednesday preparing 200 tons of food supplies in Djibouti, to be later transferred by sea to Aden in Yemen, where people are suffering from deteriorating humanitarian conditions. Dr. Al-Sayer said in remarks to KUNA that a total of 10,000 food packages were bought from the local market in Djibouti, in preparation for their shipment to Yemen shortly. The shipment will be handed to Yemen’s High Relief Committee (HRC) to be distributed to the Yemeni people to alleviate their suffering, he added.
This report aims to contribute to a better understanding of the impact of disasters in the Arab states. The study provides an assessment, interpretation and visualization of ten national disaster loss databases from the region (i.e.: Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen) including damage and loss data from the previous thirty years.
IOM’s continues to provide life-saving activities in Aden despite heavy fighting over the last few days.
Access to safe water has been improved in four hospitals and one school in Aden, Abyan, and Al-Dhale’e governorates.
On 9 July, over 200 migrants who were evacuated by an IOM-chartered boat from Yemen to Djibouti were provided with Onward Transportation Assistance (OTA) to return to Ethiopia.
16 juillet 2015 – L'Union européenne et l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) ont lancé un nouveau partenariat visant à renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, l'agriculture durable et la résilience dans au moins 35 pays.
Aide aux pays partenaires et aux organismes régionaux pour élaborer des politiques plus énergiques
16 juillet 2015, Addis-Abeba – L'Union européenne et la FAO ont lancé un nouveau partenariat visant à renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, l'agriculture durable et la résilience dans au moins 35 pays*.
Partner countries and regional bodies will receive support to develop stronger policies in these crucial sectors
16 July 2015, Addis Ababa - The European Union and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have launched a new partnership agreement to boost food and nutrition security, sustainable agriculture and resilience in at least 35 countries*.
LONDON, 16 July 2015 – Earlier this week, UNICEF UK Ambassador Eddie Izzard met child refugees in Djibouti who have fled the devastating war in Yemen, the country of his birth.
Eddie heard first-hand accounts from the children who fled with nothing, braving a perilous boat journey across the Red Sea. Many shared heart-breaking tales of loved ones lost, family left behind and homes destroyed.
Achevé d’être construit, le barrage de Saday, à Djibouti, a fait l’objet d’une cérémonie de réception provisoire, le 18 juin 2015, en présence des représentants de la Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE), engagée dans ce projet dans le cadre d’un projet d’appui à la mobilisation des eaux à usage domestique et agricole en milieu rural.
Ce barrage d’épandage et de recharge de grande capacité, conçu pour retenir les eaux de surface, constitue une expérience pilote et promet des impacts importants aux plans socio-économiques.
As of 7 July, UNHCR and ONARS (the government refugee entity) registered 2,214 refugees, thereof 2,095 Yemeni nationals (since 31 March). According to the provisional statistics, 1,641 refugees are registered in Obock and are mainly hosted at the Markazi camp.
A second humanitarian pause which was scheduled for Friday, 10 July, as of 23:59 Yemen time allowing for most needed humanitarian assistance, has not come into effect and the security situation in Yemen has not changed.
Snapshot 8–14 July 2015
Yemen: More than 1,500 civilians have been killed since conflict began to escalate in March, and airstrikes and fighting continue despite the agreement to a six-day humanitarian pause over 11–17 July. There are now 1.26 million IDPs in the country – a 24% increase since mid-June. Only 20% of the fuel needed is available in the country, which is impacting upon all basic needs.