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Oxfam Annual Report & Accounts 2013/14

Report
Oxfam

Last year was highly challenging for Oxfam. We responded to 27 devastating emergencies, including a humanitarian crisis of staggering proportions in Syria, and supported the efforts of millions of hard-working people facing the injustice of poverty.

All that we do is only possible because of the contributions of our supporters, volunteers, activists, partners, staff, and the communities we work with around the world. Read our Annual Report to find out how we did it.

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Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 july

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Niger SRP 2014: Funding Status as of 25 July 2014

REQUIREMENT 391 millions FUNDING 164 millions UNMET REQUIREMENT 227 millions

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 25 July 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Mali + 7 others
Il faut mobiliser un soutien d'urgence pour affronter l'insécurité alimentaire croissante au Sahel

Un déficit de financement de 100 millions de dollars entrave la lutte contre la faim dans la région

25 juillet 2014, Rome – L'ONU a invité aujourd'hui la communauté internationale de donateurs à renouveler l'engagement de lutte contre la faim et l'insécurité alimentaire au Sahel en protégeant et en renforçant la résilience des familles pauvres et extrêmement pauvres de la région.

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Mali + 7 others
UN says more support urgently needed to tackle growing food insecurity in the Sahel

A funding gap of $100 million is delaying interventions that could prevent the food security situation from worsening and the capacities of vulnerable communities to cope with repeated shocks are deteriorating.

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Guinea + 12 others
West Africa Seasonal Monitor - July 22, 2014

Above-average and well distributed rainfall in Bi-modal and Guinean-Sudanian zones

Key Messages

  • June rainfall was mostly above average and well distributed in time in the Bi-modal and the Guinean-Sudanian Zones, ensuring good maturation of first season crops.

  • Delays in pasture regeneration is to be expected in northern Senegal and southwestern Mauritania, as well as the Lake Chad region due to a combination of significant rainfall deficits recorded in June and unfavorable medium term forecast.

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Somalia + 13 others
CERF underfunded emergencies: 2014 2nd round, as of 21 July 2014

Eleven countries were selected for allocations from the CERF Underfunded Emergencies window, designed to ensure life-saving relief work continues in countries where needs are high but financial support is low.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Niger + 1 other
Diffa/Niger: Besoins et Réponse Humanitaire (période du 14 au 21 juillet 2014)

Bien que les mouvements de populations en provenance du Nigéria, se soient stabilisés cette semaine, des déplacements internes sont observés dans la région de Diffa. Les îles du Lac Tchad sont l’attrait du moment.

L’État et les acteurs humanitaires sont mobilisés pour faire face, en plus des mouvements de déplacés, à deux autres crises: pastorale et sanitaire. Des gaps importants en vivres, abris et WASH restent insatisfaits.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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World + 11 others
UN Emergency Fund gives $75 million to boost aid operations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

(New York, 23 July 2014) – United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated US$75 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in two of the world’s most neglected regions: the West African Sahel and the Horn of Africa.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Sudan + 13 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook July 24 – July 30, 2014

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  • A large area of enhanced rainfall may trigger localized flooding across parts of eastern Sudan.
  • Consistently poor rainfall has led to deteriorating ground conditions across northeastern Nigeria and western Chad.

1) The potential for significantly heavy rainfall remains forecast over the River Nile and Kassala provinces of eastern Sudan, which may trigger localized flooding and elevated river levels along the Nile River basin during the next seven days.

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Niger + 1 other
Diffa-Niger: Rapport de situation No. 3 (au 21 juillet 2014)

Faits saillants

  • Allocation de 5,181,281 USD du CERF pour renforcer la réponse rapide à Diffa dans les secteurs de la sécurité alimentaire, de la nutrition, du multi secteur et des Abris et Biens non alimentaires.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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In Niger, empowering girls to take a stand against child marriage

UNITED NATIONS, New York – When Zeinabou, from in the Zinder Region of Niger, was 15, her parents forced her to drop out of school and marry an older man. The brief marriage would be marked by repeated and escalating violence.

“After the wedding, he wanted to have sexual relations with me, but I refused,” Zeinabou said. “He became increasingly violent. He beat me and choked me.”

Tragically, her case it is not an isolated one.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 18 July 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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La France réaffirme son soutien au PAM au Niger

Ces deux dernières années, la France a participé à hauteur de plus de 2 millions d’euros à la lutte contre la faim au Niger à travers le PAM. Ce mois-ci Paris a accordé au PAM un nouveau financement de 490.000 euros pour des projets PAM/FAO et PAM/UNICEF.

L’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle est un problème majeur au Niger, frappé par des crises alimentaires profondes depuis 2001. Même dans les "bonnes années" de récolte, entre deux à trois millions de personnes dépendent de l’aide humanitaire.

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Niger: PRS 2014 État du financement en date du 18 Juillet 2014 (montant en millions de $US)

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La Cooperación Española llevará a cabo un proyecto europeo en favor de la seguridad alimentaria en África Occidental

​​El Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación y el Representante de la UE en Togo, el Embajador Nicolás Berlanga Martínez, firmaron ayer la Convención de Delegación por la que España participará en el proyecto de la Unión Europea (UE) de Apoyo a la Reserva Regional de Seguridad Alimentaria de la Comunidad Económica de Estados de África Occidental (CEDEAO). La firma se realizó en presencia del Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de Togo, Robert Dussey, de viaje oficial en España.

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World + 29 others
Global Weather Hazards Summary July 18-24, 2014

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Above-average rain during the past 30 days has saturated ground conditions and caused localized flooding in parts of South Sudan and southern Sudan. Above-average rains forecast during the next week are expected to increase the risk of localized flash flooding
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Niger + 1 other
Diffa/Niger: Besoins et Réponse Humanitaire (période du 07 au 14 juillet 2014)

La région de Diffa, déjà affectée par une convergence de crises presque simultanées (innondations, sécheresse, crises alimentaire et pastorale), doit faire face à l’arrivée massive des refugiés et retournés du Nigéria.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.