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28 Apr 2016 description

Since 2007, Generations For Peace has trained 8,920 volunteers from 50 countries, and with our support, volunteer-led programmes have reached 229,020 children, youth, and adults in communities facing different forms of violence. Our cascading model, in which volunteers we have trained directly (1st generation) go on to train other 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and even up to 6th generation volunteers in their communities, increases our reach and reinforces the sustainability of our efforts.

28 Apr 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

74.8 per cent of people crossing the line of contact are concerned about insecurity
58 per cent cross by private cars
57.2 per cent are aged 40-65
54 per cent travel to visit relatives
46 per cent cross the line of contact every month
Source: UNHCR crossing the line of contact survey

FUNDING

USD 34.8 million requested for the operation in 2016

PRIORITIES

28 Apr 2016 description

The ICRC has distributed 16,000 food parcels and hygiene kits in southern Russia so far this year to people who fled the fighting in neighbouring Ukraine. We are carrying out these operations with the local authorities and the Russian Red Cross.

Many people who fled from south-eastern Ukraine in 2014 have returned home over the last year, but thousands are still far from their home towns and villages. Some are living in southern Russia, either because of the ongoing hostilities or because their homes have been destroyed.

26 Apr 2016 description

More than 150 settlements are hit by floods in Russia and the number of flooded houses decreased over the last 24 hours.

More than 3,900 houses with the total population of 3,600 people, 57 low-level bridges and 14 sections of motorways are still flooded in Russia. Over the last 24 hours water drained from 30 houses.

At the moment, the adverse flood situation develops in Omsk, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Kirov Regions and PermTerritory, where tens of settlements are still flooded. The situation stabilized in Vologda, Arkhangelsk Regions and Udmurtia.

22 Apr 2016 description

The Emergencies Ministry of Russian continues delivery of relief goods to Ecuador. It is impossible to deliver such large cargo by the regular flight, since you have to cross more than 15,000 km by air. That is the reason why the President of the Russian Federation ordered delivering of the relief goods by the Emergencies Ministry’s aircraft, that can reach any place on the globe.

Two flight crews change each other in flight. The crew consists of highly-qualified pilots, flight engineers, aircraft mechanics that carried out lots of humanitarian operations across the world.

22 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • In March, WFP assisted 375,445 people with food distributions which included wheat flour, oil, pluses and salt.

  • The nutrition feeding programme was suspended in March due to shortages in Super Cereal Plus reserves. Approximately 1,000 people will not be reached due to a commodity pipeline break (to be resumed mid-July contingent on resources).

  • Support for Tuberculosis (TB) patients has been put on hold due to funding shortfalls.

22 Apr 2016 description

The Deputy Emergencies Minister Vladimir Stepanov has presented the draft order in which he substantiated the necessity of compensations from the reserve fund to the people of the Altay Republic that had been hit by emergency in 2014.

Heavy precipitation of 2014 in the Altay Republic caused heavy floods which completely destroyed 13 houses, damaged more than 7,000 of them, 35,000 people were had been hit by the emergency and communal facilities were partly damaged.

22 Apr 2016 description

The relief goods to the people of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions have been successfully delivered. About 1,200 tons of relief goods have been delivered.

On the way back from Donetsk and Luhansk Regions, the convoy underwent check at border check-points Donetsk and Matveyev-Kurgan.

21 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Low public spending, ineffective social protection policies and programmes are hampering progress for children in Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

GENEVA, 20 April 2016 — Children who are falling furthest behind in society benefit the most when countries invest in more effective social protection, according to a new UNICEF Report launched today.

19 Apr 2016 description

The Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov has reported the flood situation across the country and measures taken to minimize risks of emergencies caused by spring flood at the meeting of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, featuring heads of the Ural, Siberian and Northwestern Federal Districts.

19 Apr 2016 description

The Emergencies Ministry’s telephone hotline, which was opened due to worsening of the flood situation in the region, is still working. At the moment, psychologists from the Northwestern branch of the Center for Emergency Psychological Aid, regional directorate of the Emergencies Ministry and organizations that are included into the Single State Disaster Management System (SSDMS) are working in the temporary shelters with the people, whose houses are located in the flood zones.

19 Apr 2016 description

The Emergencies Ministry Ilyushin Il-76 jet carrying about 40 tons of medical supplies have taken a flight once again from Ramenskoye Airfield to Rostov-on-Don today.

80 tons of medical supplies, which are going to be loaded to the humanitarian convoy, were delivered delivered by the Emegencies Ministry in two days.

19 Apr 2016 description

The flood situation in the settlements of Vologda Region starts to get better. The ice blasting and ice weakening efforts made ice-hummocks move down the river.

“The first heavy ice jam is already moving, the “head” of the second one starts to move”, said the Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov during the on-site meeting of the working group of the Governmental Commission.

18 Apr 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 1,127,407

Balance Requested: US$ 865,407/ 464,109

Geneva, 18 April 2016 Dear Colleagues,

The humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine remains difficult. This is due to the fighting clashes which began in April 2014 between militia armed groups in Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, which proclaimed the slogan of autonomy/independence of their territory from the central authorities of Ukraine, and on the other side – the forces and armed groups under the central government in Kiev.

18 Apr 2016 description

An analysis based on actual persons registered in the UNHCR refugee database (proGres)

15 Apr 2016 description

The Minsk agreement has come to a standstill. Ukraine can't accept bogus elections in Donbas and grant autonomy to puppet republics while Russia simultaneously expands its power in the region.

13 Apr 2016 description

13/04/2016 - Development aid totalled USD 131.6 billion in 2015, representing a rise of 6.9% from 2014 in real terms as aid spent on refugees in host countries more than doubled in real terms to USD 12 billion. Stripping out funds spent on refugees, aid was still up 1.7% in real terms, according to official data collected by the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).

13 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • Over the reporting period (31 March –6 April) countries of first arrival (Italy, Greece, and Bulgaria) saw an average decrease of 33% in numbers of arrivals compared with the previous week. In particular, Italy saw a 59% decrease compared to previous week.

  • The total number of migrants and refugees stranded in Greece and in the Western Balkans is 57,812. For a more detailed look, please see the accommodation pages of Greece, fYROM, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.

13 Apr 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 74.8 per cent of people crossing the line of contact are concerned about insecurity
  • 58 per cent cross by private cars
  • 57.2 per cent are aged 40-65
  • 54 per cent travel to visit relatives
  • 46 per cent cross the line of contact every month
    :Source: UNHCR crossing the line of contact survey:

FUNDING

  • USD 34.8 million requested for the operation in 2016

PRIORITIES