- Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia (S/2016/430)
- ACAPS Briefing Note: Cholera epidemic in Somalia, 13 May 2016
- FSNAU Food Security & Nutrition Quarterly Brief - Focus on Gu 2015 Season Early Warning (Issued April 28, 2016)
Appeals & Funding
- Call for Call for Aid - Drought and El Niño (March 2016)
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016
- Humanitarian Response Plan 2016
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- UNHCR: Yemen Situation Emergency Response (Jan-Dec 2016) Supplementary Appeal 2016
- FAO Rapid Results Drought Response Plan - Somaliland and Puntland
- WHO Humanitarian Response Plan 2016
- Close to 640 000 people in Kenya are food insecure and more than 80% of these live in the country’s arid regions. Inter-clan conflict, insecurity and disease outbreaks also continue to destabilise many people’s lives in addition to drought. This year’s El Niño has led to torrential rains and floods causing damage and fatalities across the country.
- Kenya hosts nearly 600 000 refugees from South Sudan, Somalia and the Great Lakes region.
UNVIM officially launches, begins inspecting and clearing commercial shipments to Yemeni ports
WFP distributes food to Al Jawf and Ad Dali’ governorates, previously unreachable due to insecurity
UN highlights deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Yemen, appeals for additional resources
- 32,162 Arrivals from Yemen since 27 March 2015, at the early onset of the crisis
- 5,778 Yemenis registered in Somalia since 27 March 2015 (including Somalis with dual Yemeni-Somali citizenship)
- 20,142 Arrivals registered at Reception Centres in Berbera, Bossaso and Mogadishu since 27 March 2015
- 52% Registered arrivals expressing intention to return to Mogadishu
- 9,957 Somali returnees provided with onward transportation assistance since 27 March 2015
May 18th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) signed today an MoU with the Organization of Islamic Dawa to co-fund and co-implement the third phase of the integrated development and rehabilitation program in Banaadir, Middle Shebelle, and Lower Shebelle, with a budget of $2 million (QR 7.3 million).
The 24-month agreement was signed by Saleh bin Ali Al-Mohannadi, QRCS Secretary-General, and Hammad Abdul-Qader, Director General of the Organization of Islamic Dawa's office in Qatar.
2016 is set to be an important year for a programming shift in the Kenya refugee operation. Reorientation from traditional care and maintenance in the camps, towards truly solutions-oriented programming, is starting to take root in response to the new circumstances and unprecedented global challenges.
HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN (HRP)
To date, US$231million has been received for life-saving and life-sustaining activities in Somalia. The funding includes $161 million or 18 per cent of the $885 million requested under the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) and $70 million for humanitarian activities not included in the HRP.
The El Niño global climatic event has had a devastating impact on tens of millions of people across the globe in 2015 and 2016. East Africa, Southern Africa, Central America, South East Asia and the Pacific Islands, continue to be at risk of extreme weather events, including below-normal rains and flooding. The humanitarian fallout includes increased food insecurity due to low crop yields and rising prices; higher malnutrition rates; devastated livelihoods; increased susceptibility to illnesses, and forced displacement.
NAIROBI, May 10, 2016 – The Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the World Bank signed an agreement today for Finland to provide EUR 4 million to the World Bank-administered Multi Partner Fund (MPF), a multi-donor trust established for New Deal implementation in Somalia.
Main event: ‘A Global Call for Support and Action: Responding to El Niño’
Panel: OCHA, CARE, IFRC, UNDP, AU Commission, RC/HC Ethiopia
This was the sixth significant Member States briefing on El Niño since October 2015. More than 45 Member States and over 200 humanitarian and development partners participated.
The DEMAC research report outlines the basic features of formalized collective interventions by Sierra Leonean, Somali and Syrian diaspora-based relief organisations and initiatives based in the UK, Denmark and Germany, respectively, by elucidating their responses to the humanitarian crises in their countries of origin/heritage and neighbouring countries.
People affected by the conflict (in Yemen and adjacent countries), including refugees and internally displaced persons prior to and as a result of the current conflict.
Persons internally displaced prior to and as a result of the current conflict.
Arrivals to Djibouti, Ethiopia Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Sudan mainly by sea or overland since late March 2015.
Brussels, 28 April 2016
The European Commission has today announced the approval of 10 new actions worth €117 million to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa region.
The European Commission has today announced the approval of 10 new actions for an amount of €117 million in the Horn of Africa region under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.
Hargeisa, 14 March 2016 - The Government of Japan announced today that it has granted 1.8 million US dollars to UNFPA to support programmes aimed at reducing maternal and neonatal mortality and related morbidity among Somali women and newborns. His Excellency Tatsushi Terada, Ambassador of Japan, made the announcement after a ceremony where UNFPA handed over an ambulance donated by the People of Japan to the Ministry of Health in Somaliland.
In this issue
Implementing the Agenda for Humanity P.1
IGAD-SADC and conflict prevention P.2
The Great Lakes Pact and Rule of Law P.3
Domesticating the Kampala Convention P.4
Burundi Humanitarian Hotline installed P.6
Launch of Humanitarian-Private Sector Platforms P.6
HoA Initiative: Financing Humanity P 7
# of IDPs 11 m
# of refugees 3.4 m