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26 Oct 2016 description


This report has been developed collectively with humanitarian partners in the region to inform preparedness and advocacy efforts to mitigate and manage humanitarian risk in the Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region. It presents a four-month trend analysis from June to September 2016 and a humanitarian outlook from October to December 2016. It is the fifth report in the series and updates the previous scenario report which was published in April 2016.

26 Oct 2016 description

Only 2 out of 5 people in need will receive food security support with current funding levels.

24 Oct 2016 description
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  • Uganda is host to over 665,040 refugees and asylum seekers originating mainly from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Somalia and Rwanda.

  • Over 153,000 children have received deworming and Vitamin A supplementation in the refugee districts of Arua, Adjumani, Kiryandongo, Yumbe, Koboko, Isingiro and Kyegeggwa since July 2016.

  • Since July, over 40,600 children have been screened for malnutrition in 5 refugee districts with 559 children found to be severe acutely malnourished.

20 Oct 2016 description

Key Achievements toward Strategic Objectives

The Somalia Humanitarian Country Team set three strategic objectives for the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan. These are:

17 Oct 2016 description


  • Seasonal assessment finds deteriorating food security conditions

  • UNHCR issues $115 million supplemental appeal to support durable solutions for Somali refugees in Kenya

  • Secretary Kerry announces $146 million in additional humanitarian funding for Kenya and Somalia


12 Oct 2016 description
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Letter dated 29 September 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea addressed to the President of the Security Council

12 Oct 2016 description

A variety of natural hazards—including cyclical drought, floods, and environmental degradation—are endemic to the East and Central Africa (ECA) region, where conflict, rapid population growth, and limited government response capacity have compounded humanitarian needs over the last decade. Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S.

03 Oct 2016 description

DJIBOUTI - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided food assistance to 10,000 people from Ethiopia and the Somaliland region of Somalia, displaced by drought to Djibouti, in addition to nearly 14,000 people in local communties – thanks to a contribution from the European Union and other donors.

30 Sep 2016 description
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Over the years, the people of Japan have supported stability in fragile states around the world.

The Government of Japan has been a longstanding partner of UNOPS, funding projects throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

With a focus on constructing and rehabilitating infrastructure in fragile environments, and providing humanitarian assistance, Japan's support has helped UNOPS build better lives for people in need.

Here are just a few of these stories.​

​​I​mproving access to social services in Afghanistan​ ​

23 Sep 2016 description

Addis Ababa, 22 September 2016: On 21st September 2016, the Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, on behalf of the African Union, signed with the European Union the fifteenth contract for financial support to the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

21 Sep 2016 description


The El Niño weather event has been in a neutral phase since May. Nevertheless, it continues to have a devastating impact on vulnerable people in parts of Eastern and Southern Africa, Asia and the Pacific, the Dry Corridor in Central America, and Haiti in the Caribbean. This event will also cause long term consequences for public health, nutrition, livelihoods, water and sanitation.

19 Sep 2016 description


  • Based on current funding projections, as early as October 2016, up to 350,000 people in need of assistance will not be reached due to resource constraints.

  • WFP requires USD 78 million in order to continue providing life-saving humanitarian and livelihood support assistance to vulnerable children, women and men in Somalia (including IDP populations and returnees from Dadaab) for the next six months.

WFP Assistance