- UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report #11 – Reporting Period December 2016
- OCHA Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 09 January 2017
- OCHA Drought Response Situation Report No. 07 (as at 30 Nov 2016)
Appeals & Funding
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- UNHCR: South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan January – December 2017
- Ethiopia Humanitarian Requirements Document 2016 : Mid-Year Review
- Joint Government – **Ethiopia Humanitarian Partners National Flood Contingency Plan Requirements Document 2016 kiremt, Jul 2016
- WASH Cluster Emergency Flood Response Plan for 2016
- FTS Ethiopia Archive
- Emergency Response Fund (ERF) in 2016 PDF XLS
In December 2016, UNICEF has deployed 60 water trucks in Oromia Region to benefit an estimated 120,000 people with access to safe water.
UNICEF has also dispatched US$650,000 worth of household and community-level water treatment chemicals to different regions; and supported the rehabilitation and maintenance of sustainable water supply systems, which together benefitted around 700,000 people.
Sudan conveys its readiness for WHO verification for certification
11 January 2017 | Geneva
In 2016, a total of 25 human cases of dracunculiasis1 (guinea-worm disease) were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO); Mali reported zero cases for the first time.
Large-scale and unprecedented protests swept through Ethiopia’s largest region of Oromia beginning in November 2015, and in the Amhara region from July 2016. Ethiopian security forces cracked-down on these largely peaceful demonstrations, killing more than 500 people.
PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JULY 2017
Agricultural support critical now to protect livestock, equip families to plant in rainy season
Countries in the Horn of Africa are likely to see a rise in hunger and further decline of local livelihoods in the coming months, as farming families struggle with the knock-on effects of multiple droughts that hit the region this year, FAO warned today. Growing numbers of refugees in East Africa, meanwhile, are expected to place even more burden on already strained food and nutrition security.
Southern Africa has been hit by its worst drought in 35 years. An estimated 32 million people are food insecure.
Poverty is expected to rise, jeopardizing decades of hard-won developmental gains in the region.
Cash transfers have become the primary response to support the recovery of disaster-affected population.
By Andrea Vermehren, Lead Social Protection Specialist working in the Africa region
The Lessons Learned Portal Project is a recommendation by participants of the February 2015 Expert Forum in Antalya, Turkey, a gathering of more than 90 participants that focused on “Lessons Learned about Lessons Learned about Hydro-meteorological Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate.”
Prioritize Accountability, Redress for Victims
(Nairobi) – Clampdowns by governments in East Africa on peaceful protests and free expression severely threatened human rights in the region in 2016, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2017.
The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Regional Refugee Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016
- RRP requirements: $759,046,304
- Funding received: $285,454,510
% funded: 38%
*The funding level refers only to funding received against the Inter-Agency Appeal 2016
In 2016, between January and November, 351,619 people crossed the Mediterranean Sea, risking their lives to reach Europe. These new arrivals are in addition to more than one million refugees and migrants who made the journey across the Mediterranean Sea on unseaworthy boats in 2015.
In 2016, the number of those arriving decreased substantially after March. Of those reaching European shores so far this year, 58% came from the ten countries currently producing the most refugees globally.
Mutahi, P. and Ruteere, M.
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One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has affected more than 51 million people and placed more than 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in 10 countries in the region.In 2016, more than 1 million children were targeted for treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and water shortages, protection concerns and the deterioration of basic social services remain key concerns.
The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016.
RRP requirements: $94,130,731
Funding received: $34,817,523
% funded: 37%