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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

Current situation

12 May 2016 description

The El Niño global climatic event has had a devastating impact on tens of millions of people across the globe in 2015 and 2016. East Africa, Southern Africa, Central America, South East Asia and the Pacific Islands, continue to be at risk of extreme weather events, including below-normal rains and flooding. The humanitarian fallout includes increased food insecurity due to low crop yields and rising prices; higher malnutrition rates; devastated livelihoods; increased susceptibility to illnesses, and forced displacement.

11 May 2016 description

RACINE, Wis., 4 de mayo del 2016 — El día de hoy, SC Johnson anunció su donación en especie valorada en casi $1.5 millones de dólares para apoyar a La Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja (Federación Internacional), y de este modo proveerles a familias vulnerables con recursos preventivos contra los mosquitos portadores del virus Zika. La compañía donará repelentes personales, que contienen DEET, y repelentes ambientales, como espirales antimosquitos, que serán distribuidos en zonas donde predomina el virus del Zika.

10 May 2016 description

RACINE, Wis., May 4, 2016 — Today, SC Johnson announced that it will contribute with in-kind goods valued in nearly $1.5 million to support the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and provide vulnerable families with preventative resources against mosquitoes that may carry the Zika virus. The company will donate personal repellents, containing DEET, and spatial repellents, such as mosquito coils, for distribution in regions where the Zika virus is most prevalent.

06 May 2016 description

Main event: ‘A Global Call for Support and Action: Responding to El Niño’

Panel: OCHA, CARE, IFRC, UNDP, AU Commission, RC/HC Ethiopia

This was the sixth significant Member States briefing on El Niño since October 2015. More than 45 Member States and over 200 humanitarian and development partners participated.

30 Apr 2016 description

Port-au-Prince, Haiti | AFP | Saturday 4/30/2016 - 00:20 GMT

The European Union said Friday it was giving an additional 38 million euros in cash aid to Haiti, which is combatting drought and a migration crisis with neighboring Dominican Republic.

The funding included 12.2 million euros for food and drinking water to more than 400,000 Haitians, an EU news release said.

29 Apr 2016 description

Nairobi, 29 April 2016 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched its 2015 Annual Report website and print edition in all six UN languages. The report showcases many of UNEP’s big results of the last year – from key work in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement to securing investor pledges to decarbonize $600 billion worth of assets under management – and zooms in on projects helping communities in countries like Colombia and Cambodia to adapt to climate change and develop sustainable livelihoods.

25 Apr 2016 description

Background and purpose

The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. The agriculture, food security and nutritional status of 60 million people around the globe is affected by El Niño-related droughts, floods and extreme hot and cold weather. While the El Niño itself has passed its peak and is now declining, its impact is still growing. Harvests in several parts of the world have already failed and are forecast to fail in other areas.

20 Apr 2016 description

Environ US$ 22 millions en aide d’urgence

Port-au-Prince, le 15 avril 2016

L'Ambassade des Etats-Unis a annoncé une augmentation des fonds alloués à l’assistance des ménages haïtiens affectés par la sécheresse provoquée par le phénomène El Niño pour leurs besoins quotidiens. Au cours des six derniers mois, la contribution américaine s’est élevée à US$ 21.9 millions.

19 Apr 2016 description

The El Niño global climatic event has had a devastating impact on tens of millions of people across the globe in 2015 and 2016. East Africa, Southern Africa, Central America, South East Asia and the Pacific Islands, continue to be at risk of extreme weather events, including below-normal rains and flooding. The humanitarian fallout in includes increased food insecurity due to low crop yields and rising prices; higher malnutrition rates; devastated livelihoods; increased susceptibility to illnesses, and forced displacement.

19 Apr 2016 description
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Technical Annex - Version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2016/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 11 500 000