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Côte d'Ivoire + 13 others
WHO and Partners agree on a common approach to strengthen Ebola preparedness in unaffected countries

Brazzaville, 10 October 2014 - The World Health Organization (WHO) and partner organizations meeting in Brazzaville have agreed on a range of core actions to support countries unaffected by Ebola in strengthening their preparedness in the event of an outbreak.

Building on national and international existing preparedness efforts, a set of tools is being developed to help any country to intensify and accelerate their readiness.

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World + 18 others
Unparalleled Global Pressures Tempered in General Assembly Debate by Appeals to Forge Bonds with Neighbours, Mitigate Man-Made, Natural Disasters

GA/11564

Sixty-ninth General Assembly
Plenary
14th & 15th Meetings (AM & PM)

Amid growing global tensions and turmoil, fostering neighbourly relations was vital to national development and prosperity and in keeping with the “surge of democracy” spreading throughout the world, the General Assembly heard today as debate continued into the weekend.

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World + 10 others
New fund for victims of conflict-related violence and natural disasters

The government has decided to create a new emergency aid fund for the 2014-2017 period. In total an extra €570 million will be made available to meet the most immediate needs of those affected by conflict-related violence and natural disasters. This is in addition to the existing €210 million annual humanitarian aid budget.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report #3 (Reporting Period May - June 2014)

Highlights:

  • With UNICEF support, the Disaster Prevention and Preparedness and Bureaus in eight regions (Oromia, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella, Afar, Somali, SNNPR, and Tigray) revised their 2014 multi-sectoral Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans during May and June 2014.

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South Sudan Humanitarian Crisis, Health Emergency Response Funding Proposal - February 2014

General Project Objective:

To contribute the reduction of excess morbidity and mortality among displaced people and host communities affected by the current crisis, through strengthening health emergency preparedness and response capacity at all levels in South Sudan

Project Purpose:

  1. To ensure access to and delivery of quality primary and secondary health care services through restoration and expansion of life-saving health care services to affected population, with particular focus on the most vulnerable group.

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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.

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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

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 10 February 2014

Key Events

  • As of 5 February, the number of wild polio cases in Ethiopia stands at nine (9).

  • Discussions are on-going to address identified gaps in the second round of the 2014 relief food operation.

  • According to December 2013 TFP admissions, the nutrition status of children under-5 deteriorated in Amhara region.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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World + 18 others
Commission Implementing Decision of 14.8.2013 amending Commission Implementing Decision C(2012)9883 of 04.01.2013 on the financing of humanitarian aid operational priorities from the 2013 general budget of the European Union (ECHO/WWD/BUD/2013/01000)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 ("the Humanitarian Aid Regulation"), and in particular Article 2, notably 2 (c), Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2001/822/EC of 27 November 2001 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Community ("Overseas Association Decision")2 , and in particular Articles 21 and 30 thereof,

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World + 19 others
An Overview of Global Humanitarian Action at Mid-Year 2013 [EN/AR]

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Global humanitarian action at mid-2013 has entered uncharted territory in terms of the number of people needing help and resources still to be secured, mainly because of the Syria crisis.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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World + 33 others
Commission Implementing Decision of 11.6.2013 amending Commission Implementing Decision C(2012)9883 on the financing of humanitarian aid operational priorities from the 2013 general budget of the European Union (ECHO/WWD/BUD/2013/01000)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid ("the Humanitarian Aid Regulation"), and in particular Article 2, notably 2 (c), Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2001/822/EC of 27 November 2001 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Community ("Overseas Association Decision"), and in particular Articles 21 and 30 thereof,

Whereas:

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World + 40 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 27 May - 3 June 2013

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Sudan + 1 other
Sudan (SP164SD) Annual Report 2012

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2012

Overview

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Sudan + 10 others
East Africa Region (MAA64003) Annual Report 2012

Overview

Across the East Africa region, consecutive good seasons transformed food security conditions from the initial low point in 2011, which was a great relief coming out of a severe drought. However, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) continued working with other players including government and regional bodies such as the Inter-Governmental Climate Information, Prediction,

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South Sudan + 3 others
Health Emergency Highlights, April 2013

Situation highlights

The health situation across the Republic of South Sudan remains fragile and unpredictable. There are high risks of communicable diseases, floods and drought, low access to safe drinking water, food insecurity, and poor sanitation. Environmental factors contribute to the spread of diseases such as water and vector-borne diseases like diarrhoeal diseases, hepatitis, malaria and dengue fever.

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ACTED Newsletter #80 August 2012 [EN/FR]

FOCUS - MALI, a multi-faceted crisis

ACT

A day in Abala camp (Niger)

A food crisis looming over the most vulnerable families (Chad)

La crise alimentaire menace les familles vulnérables (Tchad)

Urgent action is still needed (Horn of Africa)

The rise of the cash based response (Somalia)

How farmers can double or triple their income (Uganda)

“All rain starts from just one drop” (Sudan)

Kitchen gardening as a source of income and food (CAR)

The first open-defecation free village (South Sudan)

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South Sudan + 1 other
Preparing for Ebola - or not

Report
IRIN

JUBA, 2 August 2012 (IRIN) - South Sudan is worried about the spread of Ebola, an incurable diseases which has killed over a dozen people in neighbouring Uganda over the past few days.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

Une sélection d'articles d'IRIN sont publiés sur ReliefWeb. Trouvez d'autres articles et analyses d'IRIN sur http://www.irinnews.org

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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World + 20 others
Overview of the Consolidated Appeals and similar concerted humanitarian action plans at Mid-Year 2012

Introduction

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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