Toggle text

UNICEF Somalia Monthly SitRep 2, February 2014

Highlights

  • Considerable social mobilisation efforts including engagement with religious leaders, community awareness activities, radio, TV and mobile phone messages for the polio vaccination campaign have enabled 345,007 children under-5 to be vaccinated this year with no new cases since December. However a funding gap of $13 million exists for 2014‘s polio response.

Toggle text

Kenya + 2 others
ECHO Factsheet Kenya – April 2014

Humanitarian situation and needs

Key messages

  • Dadaab refugee camp - one of the largest in the world - hosts over 369 000 refugees, mostly from Somalia. Gaps in humanitarian assistance, especially in shelter, sanitation and protection, require urgent and sustained attention.
    The situation inside Dadaab and along the border with Somalia is volatile, leading to growing concerns for the safety of humanitarian workers.

Toggle text

Malawi + 9 others
New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries

Summary: 9 April 2014, Brussels - A new programme worth €33 million to improve land governance and help improve the food and nutrition security of family farmers and vulnerable communities in Sub Saharan Africa, was announced today by Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs. This will be done, among other things, through the application, at country level, of some Voluntary Guidelines set up by the international community in 2012 to improve land governance.

Toggle text

Chad + 4 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Echo Flight (ECHO/FLI/BUD/2014/91000) Last update: 26/03/2014 Version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 10 000 000

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Early 2014, ECHO has decided to open an ECHO Flight service in Chad and Mali. These services are financed until the end of April 2014 under the ECHO Flight HIP 2013 whose budget had been increased. Two additional Caravan C208 have been added to the fleet.

DAC Aviation International Ltd, a Kenya-based operator, has won the call for tender and is going to be the contract holder for the next 4 years.

Toggle text

Kenya + 4 others
Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 34 | 8 March – 4 April 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• WFP and partners begin rapid response operations to reach IDPs in South Sudan before they are cut off

• Military offensive in Somalia slows down interest of returnees, as Kenya issues orders to reinforce encampment of refugees

• Regional agro-climatic outlook: mostly normal to near-normal rain and vegetation conditions except in known drought-prone areas

• Flood alerts in river basins and other low-lying areas

• OCHA-IGAD strengthen ties on resilience

• One polio case reported in Ethiopia

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

Toggle text

Somalia: Humanitarian Dashboard - February 2014 (issued on 1 April 2014)

SITUATION OVERVIEW

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

Toggle text

Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia February 2014 | Issued on 21 March 2014

Well into the first quarter of the year, funding for humanitarian programmes in Somalia remains low across clusters. Pooled funds focus on the most critical regions to maximize impact.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

Toggle text

DFID in Somalia: Spring update 2014

NEWS

August 2013

£10 million provided for polio vaccinations in Somalia and Kenya.

September 2013

At the New Deal for Somalia conference in Brussels, Justine Greening pledged £50 million to boost Somalia’s economy , improve health services and increase access to clean water.

October 2014

DFID minister Lynne Featherstone, made a regional visit to Bristol to talk to Somali diaspora about how best to eliminate female genital mutiliation overseas.

January 2014

Toggle text

World + 26 others
IOM Humanitarian Compendium 2014

The Humanitarian Compendium provides a comprehensive overview of IOM humanitarian projects for 2014 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and agencies.

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

Toggle text

Somalia + 1 other
Australian support for Somalia

The Australian Government will provide $10 million in assistance to enhance stability and support state building efforts in Somalia.

The humanitarian situation in Somalia is extremely fragile with nearly 3 million people in need of assistance and over 200,000 children acutely malnourished.

Enhancing stability in Somalia is in Australia's national interests. It will help combat terrorism, improve stability in the Indian Ocean Rim and reduce piracy along important trading routes for Australia.

Toggle text

Burundi + 8 others
Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 33 | 11 February - 7 March 2014

Humanitarian actors in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda continue to appeal for assistance in responding to reported outbreaks of measles, polio and meningitis.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

Toggle text

Somalia: Humanitarian Dashboard - January 2014 (issued on 04 March 2014)

SITUATION OVERVIEW

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

Toggle text

World + 27 others
Major Donation From Japan Helps Feed Millions Of Hungry People In 26 Countries

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this month welcomed a US$88.3 million contribution from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide urgently-needed food and nutrition assistance to the most vulnerable people in 26 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, in addition to supporting special humanitarian logistics operations in four of those countries.

Toggle text

Somalia + 1 other
ECHO Factsheet – Somalia, February 2014

Key messages

  • The food security outlook has improved marginally compared to September 2013 but a significant part of the population is living in precarious conditions and remains at risk of sliding back into crisis. The nutrition situation for children under five remains very critical, particularly in the southern regions worst hit by famine in 2011.

Toggle text

World + 33 others
2014 Action humanitaire de l’UNICEF pour les enfants - Vue d’ensemble

L'UNICEF demande 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour aider 59 millions d'enfants en situation d'urgence

Le plus important appel d’urgence jamais lancé. Près de 40 pour cent à destination de la Syrie et la région

GENÈVE, 21 février 2014 – L’UNICEF a demandé aujourd'hui près de 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour apporter une aide humanitaire vitale à 85 millions de personnes, dont 59 millions d'enfants, en 2014. Ces personnes vivent dans 50 pays en conflit ou frappés par des catastrophes naturelles et autres situations d'urgence complexes.

Toggle text

World + 33 others
Acción Humanitaria para la Infancia 2014 Resumen

59 millones de niños viven en situaciones de emergencia en 50 países

UNICEF necesita 2.200 millones de dólares para ayudar a estos niños y sus familias. Es su mayor llamamiento de emergencia de la historia y casi un 40% responde a las necesidades de Siria y la región

Toggle text

Somalia + 4 others
Somalia: Humanitarian Snapshot, January 2014 | Issued on 19 February 2014

FOOD SECURITY

Compared to six months ago, the number of people projected to be in ‘crisis and emergency’ conditions over the next six months has slightly reduced to 857,000 from 870,000.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

Toggle text

Somalia + 1 other
No: 49, 16 February 2014, Press Release Regarding Turkey’s Aid to Somalia

It has been observed that motivated reports have recently been published in some media outlets which could lead to misinterpretations regarding our country's aid to Somalia. In this regard, it has been deemed useful to share the following information with our public.

Toggle text

World + 6 others
Security Council Issues Presidential Statement Applauding European Union’s Partnership with United Nations in Resolving Global Challenges - S/PRST/2014/4

SC/11279

Security Council
7112th Meeting (AM)

Relations Must Be Based on Charter, Russian Federation Stresses during Meeting on Cooperation with Regional Bodies

The Security Council today commended the European Union’s involvement in international negotiation and mediation processes, as well as its commitment to international peacekeeping, peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance and financial and logistical support.