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30 Jul 2015 description

The Russian Emergencies Ministry convoy carrying relief goods to Donbass has moved out to the Russian border. There are over 100 trucks carrying over 1,000 tonnes of goods, most of which are foods, medicines and books.

Before reaching the border, the convoy will fall in two. One half of it will continue to Donetsk checkpoint, while the other will proceed to Matveyev Kurgan checkpoint to undergo necessary customs procedures following international humanitarian laws.

28 Jul 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

The humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine deteriorated dramatically in the spring of 2014 as a result of fighting clashes between militia armed groups in Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine. The militia proclaimed autonomy of their territory from the central authorities of Ukraine.

24 Jul 2015 description

The Russian Emergencies Ministry humanitarian convoy of over 100 trucks carrying over a thousand tonnes of cargo has arrived in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. There were no contingencies on the way. At present the trucks are being unloaded.

The discharge process is watched over by representatives of the local government and the Restoration Management Center who will distribute the goods around social facilities in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The most of food will be delivered to schools and preschool facilities.

22 Jul 2015 description

Situation Analysis

For over a year, the situation in the south-eastern parts of Ukraine has been causing a massive flow of Ukrainian citizens into the territory of the Russian Federation. According to data from the Russian Federal Migration Service, confirmed by UNHCR, several hundred thousand Ukrainian citizens have entered Russia and stayed there since the beginning of 2014.

21 Jul 2015 description
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From Ebola to the bombing of Gaza, civil society was the first responder to humanitarian emergencies during the last year, but faces dire threats and a funding crisis around the world, says a new report.

“During the last year civil society was everywhere, doing great work often at the frontline of the world’s challenges, but at the same time having to stave off threats to its very existence,” said Dr Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah, the CIVICUS Secretary-General on launching the organisation’s 2015 State of Civil Society Report.

16 Jul 2015 description

The Russian Emergencies Ministry convoy carrying humanitarian aid to Donetsk and Luhansk Regions crossed the Russian - Ukrainian border.

The trucks underwent all the necessary customs clearance procedures at the checkpoints "Donetsk" and "Matveyev Kurgan". The humanitarian convoy vehicles were cleared through customs in accordance with the established procedure.

One part of the convoy has arrived in Donetsk, the other - in Luhansk. The trucks are currently being unloaded.

15 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Situational overview: The situation in eastern Ukraine remains unstable and volatile. The humanitarian situation is grave with freedom of movement and humanitarian access restricted due to continued fighting, security measures and the Government’s ongoing blockade of non-government controlled areas.

15 Jul 2015 description

Today, pursuant to the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, two Russian Emergencies Ministry's il-76s loaded with humanitarian aid for the population of the Republic of Yemen affected by an armed conflict took off from Ramenskoye Airport located near Moscow, heading to the airport Sana'a.

The aircraft will deliver a food cargo weighing more than 46 tons to the capital city of Yemen. The humanitarian cargo contains canned meat and fish, baby food and sugar.

15 Jul 2015 description

The humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine continues to deteriorate. Approximately 5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Of these, civilians living close to the 'contact line' are the most vulnerable in light of the prevailing insecurity. This group, together with 3 million people living in non-government controlled areas (NGCAs) are prioritized for humanitarian action, as social services are severely constrained and banking system as well as commercial trac interrupted.

08 Jul 2015 description

Today, Head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Vladimir Puchkov had a working meeting with Head of the Geneva Office of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Rashid Khalikov.

They discussed the issues of ensuring the safety and security of the population against emergency situations, ways of solving humanitarian aid problems, and the most significant areas of cooperation in this field.

02 Jul 2015 description

The humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine continues to deteriorate. Approximately 5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Of these, civilians living close to the 'contact line' are the most vulnerable in light of the prevailing insecurity. This group, together with 3 million people living in non-government controlled areas (NGCAs) are prioritized for humanitarian action, as social services are severely constrained and banking system as well as commercial tra­c interrupted.

30 Jun 2015 description

Résumé analytique

La violence basée sur le genre (VBG) est une question de droit de l’homme et de santé publique largement reconnu, touchant au moins une femme sur trois à travers le monde.1 La VBG peut devenir encore plus perverse dans les situations de crise où les mécanismes de protection communautaires et institutionnels sont souvent affaiblis ou détruits. Les hommes et les garçons sont également vulnérables à la violence pendant le conflit et le déplacement, notamment la violence sexuelle, quoique dans une moindre mesure que les femmes et les filles.

30 Jun 2015 description
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"I See That It Is Possible" identifies the barriers that prevent persons with disabilities and their caregivers from accessing GBV programs and outlines activities to better meet their needs in humanitarian programming.

30 Jun 2015 description

Minister Vladimir Puchkov began working in Krasnodar Territory with a visit to the village of Mirny, which is known to be hit by severe flooding. The minister was briefed on the current situation, completed work, and assistance provided to the affected population.

Vladimir Puchkov had an opportunity to personally assess the situation in the waterlogged village, meet the people and answer the questions that are most urgent for the residents of the village of Mirny and relating to the maintenance of livelihoods of those caught in the extreme conditions.