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30 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION OVERVIEW

ZIKV continues to spread: 61 countries or territories around the world report continuing mosquito-borne transmission; 40 of these are in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region.

5 LAC countries have reported person-toperson ZIKV transmission, probably via a sexual route.

Over 454,976 suspected/confirmed ZIKV cases in the LAC region as of 24 June 2016.

28 Jun 2016 description

CERF RELEASES ITS 2015 ANNUAL REPORT

In 2015, CERF allocated nearly US$470 million in humanitarian assistance for helping front line partners on the ground kick-start or reinforces emergency activities in 45 countries. CERF raised $409 million with the support from 59 member states.

21 Jun 2016 description

What is El Niño?

El Niño is the warming of sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific, which occurs roughly every two to seven years, lasting from six to 24 months.

17 Jun 2016 description
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17 June 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO)/the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and partners have set out their strategic response to Zika which will place a greater focus on preventing and managing medical complications caused by Zika virus infection. To date, US$121.9 million are necessary to effectively implement the Zika Strategic Response Plan, July 2016 to December 2017.

14 Jun 2016 description

Avec une population d’un peu plus de 10 millions d’habitants, Haïti compte environ 3,6 millions de personnes en insécurité alimentaire, dont 1,5 million en situation critique. Le programme d’aide alimentaire mis en œuvre par la France vise notamment à renforcer la production locale et à soutenir la politique nationale d’alimentation scolaire.

14 Jun 2016 description

The Haiti Red Cross Society’s Health Department reached 20,304 people (81 per cent of the overall target) in sensitization, prevention and vector control activities in order to reduce the widespread cases of chikungunya.

In order to complete actions, the DREF operation was extended for one additional month, which pushed the operation end date back to 1 November 2014.

10 Jun 2016 description

The 2015 International Annual Report describes how SOS Children’s Villages around the world supported children and strengthened families and communities in 2015 through community-integrated responses in care, education, health and emergency services.

The 573 SOS Children’s Villages around the world in 2015 are described as ‘care and protection hubs’ for their local communities, as they provided a range of locally-tailored services to support vulnerable children.

10 Jun 2016 description

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) a lancé la première phase de l’opération d’urgence en avril en réponse à la sécheresse que traverse le pays depuis trois ans grâce à la généreuse contribution de l’Union européenne (UE). Le service de la Commission européenne à l'aide humanitaire et à la protection civile (ECHO) de l’UE a fait un don d’un montant de $5,9 millions alors que 3,6 millions de personnes sont en situation d’insécurité alimentaire, parmi eux 1,5 million souffrent d’insécurité alimentaire sévère.

07 Jun 2016 description

PORT AU PRINCE - Le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) a remercié aujourd’hui le Gouvernement Américain pour sa donation de 11 millions de dollars, à travers l’Agence des Etats Unis pour le Développement (USAID), qui permettra d’apporter une assistance à environ 170.000 Haïtiens pendant trois mois dans le cadre de son opération d’urgence en réponse à la sécheresse.

07 Jun 2016 description

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

03 Jun 2016 description

Thursday, June 2, 2016

USAID Press Office

Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov | Twitter: @USAIDPress

03 Jun 2016 description

The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño remains deeply alarming, now affecting over 60 million people. Central America, East Africa (particularly Ethiopia), the Pacific and Southern Africa remain the most affected regions. The El Niño phenomenon is now in decline, but projections indicate the situation will worsen throughout at least the end of the year, with food insecurity caused primarily by drought not likely to peak before December. Therefore, the humanitarian impacts will last well into 2017 .

27 May 2016 description

Santo Domingo, 9 May 2016 – The impact of natural disasters is increasing, despite countries' efforts to reduce it. Over the past year, drought has affected more than 6.2 million people in the Caribbean, especially in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

27 May 2016 description

Santo Domingo, 9 de mayo de 2016 – El impacto de los desastres naturales va en aumento a pesar de los esfuerzos de los países por reducirlo. En el último año, la sequía ha afectado a más de 6.2 millones de personas en el Caribe, especialmente en Haití, República Dominicana y Cuba.

25 May 2016 description

2016 (DATA FROM 1ST JANUARY TO 2nd APRIL)

‐13.859 SUSPECTED CHOLERA CASES FROM 1 JANUARY TO 2 APRIL 2016 IN HAITI

‐118.000 PEOPLE TARGETED FOR THE VACCINATION IN ARCHAHIE IN APRIL AND MAY

‐THE RAPID RESPONSE MECHANISM IS FUNDED ONLY UNTIL SEPTEMBER AND NEEDS 9.8 M

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