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23 Feb 2015 description

Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

The Tropical Cyclone Emergency Appeal was launched in December 2013 to assist households affected by the tropical cyclone disaster that hit Bari and Nugaal regions of Puntland, Somalia on the 10 November 2013. A total of 142,380 persons were affected by the disaster, with 8,523 households being worst hit and 1,435 households having lost all their livestock.

20 Feb 2015 description

Japan - The Japanese Government has committed additional funds to support IOM’s operations in the face of increasingly complex humanitarian crises.

From its “supplementary budget FY2014,” the Japanese Government will avail a total of US$31.5 million to support IOM activities for vulnerable migrants, internally displaced persons, returnees and affected communities.

20 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The UN reports more than 3,000 violent incidents took place in 2014 with humanitarian access implications for affected communities and aid workers

  • Numbers of acutely and severely malnourished children declines since July 2014; however, more than 202,000 children younger than five years of age are acutely malnourished, including more than 38,000 severely malnourished children

  • The 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) requests nearly $863 to meet humanitarian needs in Somalia in 2015

19 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 3 million people need humanitarian and livelihood support, despite good October to December rains and reprogrammed humanitarian assistance.

  • Acute malnutrition has gone down by 13 per cent in the last six months. However, the situation remains dire.

  • Threat to Somali remittances could have serious ramifications.

FIGURES

# of people in humanitarian emergency and crisis : 7731,000

# of people in stress : 2.3m

12 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

39 Child friendly space operational (emergency)
270 SGBV incidents reported across the 3 emergency locations in 2014
100% Newly arrived refugees registered 759,453 Health consultation in 2014 of which 39% were nationals

12 Feb 2015 description

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has awarded US $1 million emergency relief assistance to Somalia where over one million people affected by drought and famine are in dire need of humanitarian assistance.

12 Feb 2015 description

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has published a report today, ‘Assessing the Impact of the Scale-up of DFID’s Support to Fragile States’.

11 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

665,881 Total number of refugees

33,772 Identified unaccompanied minors & separated children

195,500 South Sudanese refugees since 15 Dec. 2013

95% Funding Gap

06 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian partners have reprogrammed assistance to avert the most acute crisis, but humanitarian funding is not commensurate to needs.

  • Three-fold increase in suspected measles cases.

  • Over 3,000 violent incidents with humanitarian access implications for communities and aid workers were recorded in 2014.

06 Feb 2015 description

Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

The Tropical Cyclone Emergency Appeal was launched in December 2013 to assist households affected by the tropical cyclone disaster that hit Bari and Nugaal regions of Puntland, Somalia on the 10 November 2013.

A total of 142,380 persons were affected by the disaster, with 8,523 households being worst hit and 1,435 households having lost all their livestock.

06 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mr. Amin Awad, MENA Bureau Director visited Egypt early December. During his visit, he met with government officials, toured the Zamalek registration centre and visited UNHCR projects in Alexandria.

  • Resettlement targets have been achieved with 1,579 Syrian individuals submitted to the regional hub, of which 829 individuals (53%) submitted to the USA. In addition to African and Iraq 2,077 individuals of which 1463 individuals (70%) submitted to the USA.

06 Feb 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· According to FEWSNET, an estimated 1.5 million people remain acutely food insecure, mostly in pastoral and marginal agricultural areas. Compared to 2013, this food insecure population is 75% higher. Key food insecurity drivers are the cumulative effects of below-average rainfall reasons, food prices rising to above their five-year averages, conflicts in some pastoral areas, and crop diseases in the high potential areas.

04 Feb 2015 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The report seeks to continue to provide a comprehensive overview of all UAE foreign aid, whether developmental, humanitarian or charity, in both public and private realms. Within that, a detailed breakdown of Official Development Assistance (ODA) as more narrowly defined and recorded by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), allows for easier comparison with other international donor countries and organizations and encourages the UAE to intensify its efforts to be among the top echelon of donor countries world-wide.

03 Feb 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· UNICEF continued to response to the measles outbreak with 9,965 cases reported in 2014, mostly from Banadir, Lower Shabelle and Middle Shabelle. With funding from CERF and CHF, UNICEF is delivering emergency vaccination campaigns for children under-5 in newly accessible areas to contain the outbreak.

· The Federal Parliament passed a motion approving the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), marking a major milestone following years of advocacy by UNICEF and other UN and international partners.