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17 May 2017 description

This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.

24 Nov 2016 description

FOREWORD

At the sixty-eighth session of the World Health Assembly in May 2015, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan committed the Organization to creating a single, all-hazards emergency programme; to establishing a global health emergency workforce; and to raising a US$ 100 million contingency fund to enable rapid emergency response.

21 Mar 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Ten million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance in Iraq, of which approximately 4.7 million are children.

  • UNICEF and its partners, including through the clusters developed contingency plans for humanitarian response in the case of escalation of military operations in Anbar and Mosul and possible flooding caused by an eventual burst of the Mosul Dam.

05 Mar 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID/FFP contributes $20 million in additional emergency food assistance to Iraq in February

  • Italian firm Trevi signs agreement to refurbish Mosul Dam

  • Insecurity in Iraq results in more than 3,100 civilian deaths and injuries countrywide since January

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

24 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

94,380 Syrian refugees in 10 camps benefit from access to water, sanitation and hygiene services, with 86,195 benefiting from more durable, resilient water supply services

DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS:

23 Feb 2016 description
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Baghdad, 23 February 2016 – In 2015, a rapid response by government and humanitarian partners in Iraq successfully contained a deadly cholera outbreak, which quickly spread from districts around Baghdad to areas across the country culminating in nearly 3,000 confirmed cases. Efforts continue relentlessly in 2016, to avoid future possible outbreaks.

22 Feb 2016 description
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Highlights

• The estimate of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Iraq is revised upwards from 8.2 million to 10 million people (OCHA, Humanitarian Needs Overview). Nearly half of these are children under 18 years old.

• In January 2016, over 3.3 million people are displaced across Iraq, up from 3.2 million in December 2015. Approximately 1.5 million IDP children remain in need of protection and assistance. It is estimated that 1.4 million children live in areas outside government control.1

20 Jan 2016 description
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Highlights

• An estimated 8.2 million people in Iraq remain in need of humanitarian assistance.

• In December 2015, over 3.2 million people are displaced across Iraq, more than a million additional people since the end of 2014.

12 Jan 2016 description

DRC: Violence between Hutu and Nande, in Miriki, Lubero, Nord-Kivu, allegedly over land, has left 17 dead and over 20,000 displaced. The displaced urgently need food and drinking water.

Iraq: In Ramadi and Hawija, Islamic State has stalled civilians’ attempts to escape conflict zones and persecution. People from Hawija must trek for two days across mountainous terrain to reach safety: 60 people were reported to have died on the journey between November 2015 and January 2016.

10 Jan 2016 description

Highlights

  • Number of reporting sites: Seventy-nine (79) reporting sites including thirty-nine (39) in Internally Displaced People’s (IDP) camps, four (4) in refugee camps and thirty-seven (37) mobile clinics submitted their weekly reports timely and completely.

  • Total number of consultations: 27 472 (Male=13 336 and Female=14 106) marking a decrease of 1 687 (6%) since last week.

05 Jan 2016 description

Zimbabwe: A poor 2014/2015 harvest coupled with delayed onset of rains this cropping season have left 1.5 million people facing food insecurity from January through March 2016. Government maize stocks are dangerously low and humanitarian food assistance plans underfunded. Over 850,000 people urgently require assistance.

03 Jan 2016 description

Highlights

  • Number of reporting sites: Sixty-eight (69) reporting sites including thirty-eight (38) in Internally Displaced People’s (IDP) camps, Six (6) in refugee camps and twenty-five (25) mobile clinics submitted their weekly reports timely and completely.

  • Total number of consultations: 29 153 (Male=13 970 and Female=15 183) marking a decrease of 2 341 (8%) since last week.

27 Dec 2015 description

Highlights

  • Number of reporting sites: Eighty (80) reporting sites including thirty-eight (38) in Internally Displaced Peo-ple’s (IDP) camps, Six (6) in refugee camps and thirty-six (36) mobile clinics submitted their weekly reports timely and completely.

  • Total number of consultations: 30 269 (Male=14 543 and Female=15 726) marking a increase of 1 011 (3%) since last week.

24 Dec 2015 description
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NOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTS:

WASH sector partners continued to focus on Cholera preparedness and response in Refugee camps, including awareness raising on the Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) campaign. The overall trend for the outbreak started and continued to decline over November. Sector partners commemorated World Toilet Day in Refugee Camps on November 19th, raising awareness on the importance of access to and use of toilets and promoting hygiene related messages such as proper handwashing with soap.

22 Dec 2015 description

Snapshot 16–22 December 2015

Cameroon: 2.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. 2.4 million are in need of protection assistance, predominantly in the Far North Region. The government has reportedly urged men to join self-defence groups in the northern areas affected by Boko Haram. The same reports suggest the government has made provisions in its 2016 budget to support the self-defence groups.

20 Dec 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

 On 22 November UNHCR opened the new Nazrawa Camp in Kirkuk Governorate. The camp will shelter 8,400 people, raising the camp capacity in Kirkuk Governorate to more than 16,000 people. The Governor of Kirkuk and the UNHCR Representative in Iraq welcomed the first 350 families to the camp.

 During November UNHCR marked the 16 Days of Activism against GenderBased Violence. Events across Iraq were held in collaboration with IDPs, refugees, host communities, local authorities, partners and UN agencies.

20 Dec 2015 description
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Highlights

• As of 30 November 2015, 3,190,710 people (531,785 families) were displaced across Iraq and 453,318 individuals were reported as returned to their place of origin (IOM).

• In one incident on 26 November, eight children were reportedly killed and six injured near the city of Fallujah. UNICEF remains concerned for the safety of Iraq’s children and urges all parties to the conflict to abide by international principles to protect all civilians, especially children, from violence.