- FEWS NET Food Security Outlook Update June 2015
- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin April 2015 | Issued on 25 May 2015
- Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia (S/2015/331)
Appeals & Funding
- Strategic Response Plan 2015
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2015
- CHF (Common Humanitarian Fund)
Nairobi, 31 March 2006 -Over 2 million Somali people are currently struggling with their lives due to unprecedented food and water shortages following a prolonged series of drought in war-stricken Somalia. And the situation is expected to deteriorate if the next rains are below normal.
A staggering 2.1 million are in urgent need of critical assistance.
7,200 questionnaires reach most inaccessible areas in Somalia
On 3rd March, 7,200 questionnaires prepared by each of the six JNA clusters were sent to the Somali National Technical Counterpart teams working for the JNA. The teams carried the questionnaires to the most inaccessible corners of Somalia.
Drought-hit Somalia is set to receive a further £5 million in humanitarian assistance from the UK, International Development Secretary, Hilary Benn, announced today.
Emergency & Recovery, Food Security, United Nations - United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP)
(New York: 31 March 2006): The United Nations has now granted just over $1.7 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to the World Health Organization for urgent, life-saving programmes in the Horn of Africa.
GENEVA, March 31 (Reuters) - Famine could soon claim 10,000 lives every month in Somalia if the upcoming rainy season is as dry as forecast, United Nations aid agencies said on Friday.
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INDONESIA STATUS REPORT - 31 MARCH 2006
Post disaster impact assessments in Asia-Pacific
In this issue:
- Post disaster impact assessment
- Socio-economic impact of the December 2004 earthquake and indian ocean tsunami
- Post disaster building damage assessment
- Damage and loss assessment in agriculture
- Psychosocial impacts
- Forgotten vulnerability
- Gender considerations
"Barometer" is a quarterly report published in Spanish and English by the Alert Unit at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona's School of Peace Culture. The report analyses the events that have occurred in the world over the course of the previous three months (January - March 2005) under nine main headings: conflicts, situations of tension, peace processes, post-war rehabilitation, humanitarian crises, militarization and disarmament, human rights and International Humanitarian Law, development and gender aspects in peace-building.
This week's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Education, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation
Afghanistan What's happening in Afghanistan?
10-day product: 21 – 31 March 2006
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI)
Absolute difference w.r.t. previous year (Act. – Prev.) Period: March 2006
This report was written in cooperation with the UN Agencies in Somalia
In east Africa some people are dying of
thirst and mothers are worried about where to find their child's next drink
of water. How can this happen when the world has so much? Caroline Waterman,
Christian Aid's communication officer for the region, explains.
Travelling through north-east Kenya, the only thing that punctuated the dry and dusty road between Garrisa and Wajjir, was the silhouette of people begging for water by the side of the road.
At times, on our route along this road, we would stop every ten minutes to fill people's gourds and jerry cans.
Geneva, 30 March 2006 - The Inter-Parliamentary Union launches an appeal to its 143 Member Parliaments for assistance to Africa. It points out, in particular, the urgency of the situation for those living in the Horn of Africa where more than 20 million people in Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia and the United Republic of Tanzania are currently living under the threat of starvation because of the drought.
The generosity of everyday Australians has dramatically changed the lives of people and communities devastated by the Asian Tsunami, a new report into the response reveals.
"One year on it is still difficult to comprehend the scale of the disaster and the devastation it wreaked on millions of lives across ten countries," ACFID's Executive Director, Paul O'Callaghan said.
"Yet the substantial contribution to the rehabilitation of tsunami survivors and their communities …