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06 Feb 2017 description

118 hospitals in 7 countries in the WHO European Region were assessed using the WHO Hospital Safety Index tool in 2015¬–2016. Altogether, 93 experts – including doctors, civil and maintenance engineers and emergency planning experts – from 14 European and 6 non-European countries were trained.

25 Jan 2017 description
report Council of Europe

PACE has expressed its concern at the many cases of serious threats to media freedom in Europe listed by the Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists, set up by the Council of Europe in 2015. A resolution adopted today by the Assembly, on the basis of a report by Volodymyr Ariev (Ukraine, EPP/CD), highlights the death of 16 journalists since January 2015 following acts of violence in the member States.

23 Jan 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

Tracking Earthquake and Flood Risks across Europe and Central Asia to Enhance Disaster Resilience

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A new publication released by the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery examines current and future trends in terms of earthquake and flood risks for 32 countries across the Europe and Central Asia region.

12 Jan 2017 description
  • 34.8 M required for 2016
  • 10.4 M contributions received, representing 30% of requirements
  • 24.4 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

    All figures are displayed in USD

03 Jan 2017 description

34.8 M required for 2016
10.2 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements
24.6 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

30 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

In 2017, children in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) will face continued risks related to armed conflicts, economic stagnation and political and social instability. In eastern Ukraine, children are facing the consequences of a three-year conflict that is overwhelming social services and protection systems. In Turkey, unprecedented numbers of refugee, migrant and other highly vulnerable children are challenging the capacities of government services.

23 Dec 2016 description

All figures are displayed in USD

34.8 M required for 2016
10.2 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements
24.5 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

22 Dec 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production forecast to recover in 2016 after sharp drought‑induced decline in 2015

  • Cereal exports in 2016/17 (July/June) anticipated to increase

  • Prices of wheat and wheat flour decreased in November 2016

Cereal production forecast to recover in 2016 after sharp drought‑induced decline in 2015

03 Dec 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
10.2 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements
24.5 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

24 Nov 2016 description

A policy called “isolation” by residents of post-Soviet conflict regions – Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which have sought to secede from Georgia, and the Nagorno-Karabakh region at the heart of the dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia – severely restricts their links with the world and contributes to a sense of living under siege, sometimes for over two decades. A tendency toward isolating populations is in place also in eastern Ukraine for separatist Donetsk and Lugansk. Transnistria, the breakaway region of Moldova, has more trade and travel ties but development has not followed.

22 Nov 2016 description
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KEY FIGURES

76 per cent
of people crossing the line of contact are concerned about long queues at checkpoints

36 per cent
of people crossing the line of contact are concerned shelling

38 per cent
Travel to visit relatives

32 per cent
are concerned about difficult conditions while queuing at checkpoints

20 per cent
of people travelling by car were unable to cross due to long queues

14 Nov 2016 description
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KEY FIGURES

78 per cent
of people crossing the line of contact are concerned about long queues at checkpoints

27 per cent
of people crossing the line of contact are concerned shelling

39 per cent
Travel to visit relatives

18 per cent
are concerned about difficult conditions while queuing at checkpoints

5 per cent
of people travelling by car were unable to cross due to long queues

09 Nov 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
9.8 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements
25.0 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

02 Nov 2016 description
  • 34.8 M required for 2016

  • 9.8 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements

  • 25.0 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

18 Oct 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
9.8 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements
25.0 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

12 Oct 2016 description

Protracted complex emergencies and natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided assistance in response to a range of disasters, including floods, wildfires, winter emergencies, and complex crises.

28 Sep 2016 description
report World Vision
  • The Index uses specific child protection articles from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and principles from a “systems approach” to child protection as the common foundation
  • The first pilot project covered 9 countries from South East Europe and South Caucasus
  • The Index framework consists of four sections of indicators: child vulnerability, governance environment, UNCRC child protection issues, and social work.
08 Sep 2016 description

There has been a recent increase in efforts to integrate sexual and reproductive health into emergency and disaster risk management for health have yielded many lessons. These efforts take a non-linear path based on opportunities, honest reflection and iterative processes. Further, where response capacity is overwhelmed in spite of preparedness efforts, adaptability and flexibility are essential to continuous improvement.

01 Sep 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
9.4 M contributions received, representing 27% of requirements
25.3 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation