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29 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID/OFDA engineers survey earthquakeaffected structures in Manabí

  • Relief efforts continue to target severely affected communities in Manabí and Esmeraldas

  • UASID/OFDA supports emergency health care interventions in earthquake-affected areas

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

29 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The USG announces more than $86 million in additional humanitarian funding for South Sudan on April 27

  • USAID/FFP partner WFP reaches nearly 65 percent of emergency food pre-positioning target as of April 26

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

29 Apr 2016 description

Virus del Zika - Incidencia y tendencia

Hasta la fecha, 35 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos (transmisión vectorial) de infección por virus del Zika (Figura 1). Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica del 21 de abril de 2016 de la Organización Panamericana de Salud/ Organización Mundial de Salud (OPS/OMS) no hay nuevos países o territorios que hayan confirmado la transmisión vectorial del virus del Zika.

28 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Yemen peace talks commence in Kuwait on April 21 following a threeday delay

  • Parties to the conflict largely maintain a cessation of hostilities, which began on April 10

  • Response agencies address humanitarian needs following midApril floods in seven governorates

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

28 Apr 2016 description

ZIKA VIRUS DISEASE, MICROCEPHALY AND GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME

 As of 27 April, 55 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission; for 42 countries this is their first documented Zika virus outbreak (Fig. 1).

 Mosquito-borne transmission (Table 1):

 42 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos.

 13 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.

28 Apr 2016 description

Apaneca, 26 de abril de 2016. La Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID), el Gobierno de El Salvador mediante el Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (CONASAN) y el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) celebraron los logros de PROGRESANDO EL SALVADOR, un proyecto que trajo alivio a miles de familias salvadoreñas en pobreza extrema e inseguridad alimentaria que fueron duramente afectadas la crisis de la roya del café y la sequía.

28 Apr 2016 description

Twenty new water projects funded by the governments of the UK and the US announced

Beirut, 28 April 2016 – The Ministry of Energy & Water and UNICEF announced today 20 new projects which will ensure improved access to water for more than 300,000 people across Lebanon. The governments of the United Kingdom (US$ 6M) and the United States of America (US$ 1.7M) fund the projects.

27 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN estimates that Boko Haram exploits children for 20 percent of bombing attacks

  • ASYG/RHC Lanzer advocates for additional assistance for the Lake Chad Basin

  • Ambassador Power announces more than $40 million in new USG assistance for the Lake Chad Basin response

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • DAA Esposito travels to Ethiopia to assess the response

  • Approximately 1.7 million households require meher seed assistance

  • Case incidence of AWD decreases in most areas

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID/OFDA airlifts relief supplies to benefit 50,000 earthquake-affected people

  • U.S. military deploys mobile air traffic control tower to facilitate humanitarian operations

  • ERC Stephen O’Brien travels to Ecuador, announces $7 million in UN funding

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Apr 2016 description

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 27, 2016

The United States today announced more than $86 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help conflict-affected people in South Sudan, as well as South Sudanese refugees in the region.

27 Apr 2016 description

REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

1,600 MENAGES DEPLACES

Des tensions suite à l’arrivée de membres d'un groupe armé dans les régions de Yade et de Makounzi Wali au nord-ouest du pays début avril a entraîné le déplacement de 1600 ménages dans les sous-provinces de Koui et de Bocaranga. Les personnes déplacées sont auprès de familles d'accueil et reçoivent des articles non alimentaires et une assistance alimentaire des partenaires humanitaires.

CONGO

27 Apr 2016 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

1,600 HOUSEHOLDS DISPLACED DUE TO TENSIONS WITH ARMED MEN

Tensions following the arrival of members of an armed group in the north-western Yade and Makounzi Wali regions early April have led to the displacement of 1,600 households into Koui and Bocaranga sub-provinces. The IDPs are with host families and are receiving non-food items and food assistance from humanitarian partners.

CONGO

2,000 AFFECTED BY THE CRISIS IN THE SOUTHERN POOL REGION

27 Apr 2016 description

Today, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $5 million in funding to 20 health centers in Puerto Rico to further combat the Zika virus disease. Health centers will use this funding to expand voluntary family planning services, including contraceptive services, outreach and education, and to hire more staff.

26 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Clashes in North Kivu affect at least 45,000 IDPs

  • UN extends MONUSCO’s mandate through March 2017

  • USAID/OFDA support improves relief actors’ operational security

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

26 Apr 2016 description

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
USAID Press Office
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov | Twitter: @USAIDPress

26 Apr 2016 description

Confirmed pledges (persons) since 2013: 130,955
Additional places/visas granted under Other Legal Forms of Admission:* 15,823
Resettlement submissions to the USA: 32,369
TOTAL places made available to date: 179,147

26 Apr 2016 description

$130 MILLION TO SUPPORT NEPAL’S EARTHQUAKE RELIEF AND RECOVERY

USAID’s commitment to Nepal has stood the test of time. In the aftermath of the devastating April 25 earthquake, our commitment remains stronger than ever. On June 25, 2015, the United States government announced $130 million to support Nepal’s earthquake relief and recovery needs. This contribution builds upon USAID’s investments on disaster preparedness, and is only the beginning of our contribution to Nepal’s earthquake recovery, which will span multiple years.

26 Apr 2016 description

TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

USAID/Nepal is funding two housing reconstruction training and technical assistance projects, total $10.7 millon to date.

Building on more than two decades of investments in disaster preparedness, these projects will train an estimated 13,500 LOCAL CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS and educate more than 285,000 AFFECTED HOMEOWNERS on building earthquake-resistant homes over the next five years.

26 Apr 2016 description

TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

USAID/Nepal is funding two housing reconstruction training and technical assistance projects, total $10.7 millon to date.

Building on more than two decades of investments in disaster preparedness, these projects will train an estimated 13,500 LOCAL CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS and educate more than 285,000 AFFECTED HOMEOWNERS on building earthquake-resistant homes over the next five years.