· With 17.1 million food-insecure people in Yemen - 7.3 million of them in need of emergency food assistance to survive – the country is currently on the brink of famine. 462,000 children under 5 are suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition and require immediate assistance.
The UNDAC Team in Lima prepares this report. It is developed in collaboration with the partners from the Humanitarian Country Team. It covers the period from March 19th to 22th, 2017. The next report will be published around March 26th, 2017
2 departments have been declared under state of Emergency due to the impact of rainfall and one due to imminent danger after the gradual increase in the flow of Amazonian rivers. The state of Emergency covers 748 counties from 1800.
Nepal Red Cross distributes more than NRs. 58.3 million as second tranche payments for over 385 earthquake victim home reconstructions
ADDIS ABABA, March 23, 2017 —The World Bank today signed a new grant agreement with the Government of Ethiopia to improve the enabling environment for sustainable forest management, investments, and emissions reductions in the state of Oromia. The $18 million grant, provided by the World Bank’s BioCarbon Fund (Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes), will support the government’s new Oromia Forested Landscape Program (OFLP). This program would be the first operation financed by the Bank to target greenhouse gas emissions from a landscape perspective across an entire jurisdiction.
Caracas, 24 Mar. AVN.- The Venezuelan government sent on Friday humanitarian aid to Peru, a country that is affected by heavy rains, said President Nicolas Maduro.
"The solidarity of brothers in South America is very important and Peru needs our solidarity, our love, our company and our affection". "It is very important to practice continuous solidarity in times of tragedy," he said.
Furthermore, Maduro thanked the support of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces and Venezuelan special rescue groups.
The European Commission, on behalf of the European Union, has today renewed its strong support for the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine, under its recently extended mandate, for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements.
At first glance, $36 may not seem much, but for survivors of a devastating cyclone in Madagascar, that amount provides the ability for a family to meet their immediate basic needs for six weeks.
Thanks to funding originating here in Canada, more than 17,000 people will receive life-saving assistance, helping them recover from this disaster.
14 December 2015: Typhoon Melor makes landfall in Batag Island, Northern Samar, and moves westward.
16 December 2015: Typhoon Melor exits to the west of the Philippines. Information bulletin no. 1 issued.
17 December 2015: The President of the Philippines declares a state of national calamity following the devastation caused by Typhoon Melor.
18 December 2015: Tropical Depression Twenty-Three makes landfall in Davao Oriental province, eastern Mindanao. Information bulletin no. 2 issued.
"Responding to the appeal made by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, we have arranged, through Italian Cooperation, a package of humanitarian aid worth 10 million euros in response to the very serious food crisis that is endangering the survival of 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia, including 1.4 million children under 5 with acute malnutrition problems".
Bern, 24.03.2017 - What contribution is Switzerland making to prevent a whole generation from being lost to humanitarian crises? What is it doing to create new prospects for the more than 30 million children and young people worldwide who are currently refugees? These questions were the focus of the Annual Conference of Swiss Humanitarian Aid and the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA) held at the Kursaal in Bern.
Haute Kotto and Ouaka Prefectures remain areas of tension in need of assistance from the humanitarian community
Insecurity is hindering humanitarian action. By the end of February, the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan has only received 5% of the expected resources required for 2017. However, the humanitarian community remains ready to assist the areas of tension in spite of the humanitarian action's chronic under funding.
# displaced persons 402,240
• Above-average harvest reduces food insecurity levels across Sudan
• GoS implements revised humanitarian directives to facilitate relief operations
• Humanitarian actors report improved access in Jebel Marra region
• Relief agencies coordinate to support influx of South Sudanese refugees
Perú, 24 de Marzo 2017
Fuente: Radio Programas del Perú
El Gobierno de Panamá confirmó el envío de ayuda de un cargamento de ayuda humanitaria a los afectados por las lluvias e inundaciones en nuestro país que hasta el momento han dejado 85 muertos y 111.283 damnificados.
La Cancillería panameña informó a través de su embajada en Perú el envío de la ayuda humanitaria, para enfrentar la situación de emergencia en la que se encuentran más de la mitad de distritos a nivel nacional.
Bujumbura, Burundi – Le Gouvernement du Japon a annoncé une contribution financière de 741 000 dollars américains pour aider environ 900 jeunes femmes et hommes du Burundi à créer de petites entreprises et contribuer au développement communautaire.
« La stabilité sociale dans la région est l’une des priorités du Japon, ce qui nous a décidé à apporter ce soutien à la jeunesse vulnérable du Burundi » a déclaré Son Excellence l’ambassadeur du Japon au Burundi, M. Takayuki MIYASHITA, qui a ajouté que le Japon est un partenaire de long terme du Burundi.
After over three decades of protracted displacement, Iran remains host to almost 1 million documented and over 2 million undocumented Afghans (source: UNHCR, BAFIA). Many face constraints and limitations with regard to livelihoods, health, access to education and other essential services.
09:32. Lima, mar. 24. El papa Francisco envió, como expresión de su cariño y cercanía con los damnificados de nuestro país, una ayuda económica de 100,000 dólares, que será entregada a la Conferencia Episcopal Peruana (CEP), para ser aplicada por medio de Cáritas del Perú.
Según informó la CEP, con este significativo gesto de preocupación paternal el papa, quien oró por el Perú en el ángelus del domingo pasado en Roma, acompaña el dolor de miles de hermanos que sufren a consecuencia de los embates de la naturaleza.