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Haiti + 1 other
Audit of USAID/Haiti’s New Settlement Construction Activities

SUMMARY OF RESULTS

Haiti has a vast need for permanent shelter. Haiti’s housing sector sustained roughly 40 percent of the damage caused by the January 2010 earthquake, according to the government’s initial needs assessment. The quake destroyed about 105,000 homes and severely damaged more than 208,000.

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Cameroon + 2 others
UNICEF Cameroon Situation Report, March 31, 2014

Highlights

UNICEF continues to be engaged in providing humanitarian response in four regions of Cameroon – Far North, North, Adamoua and East – which have been facing recurring emergencies such as increased food insecurity after the dry season, widespread epidemics like Cholera and Meningitis, and floods), and the continued influx of refugees from CAR and Nigeria.

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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 14 April 2014)

IDP figures are stabilizing on a high plateau of almost 630,000, including more than 200,000 in Bangui, while the number of refugees continues to increase. It currently stands at 338,000.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Ethiopia + 1 other
In Central Ethiopia, a Dankeschön to Germany

German funding for WFP-supported relief and safety-net programmes in Ethiopia is helping 1.6 million pastoralists and farmers living on the edge.

LIMMU BILBILU DISTRICT, ETHIOPIA - Ire Galato planted barley, maize and teff last year in her small, one-hectare plot in the rolling hills of central Ethiopia, in the country's Oromia region. The 45-year-old farmer and her family waited patiently for the rains to come to reap the results.

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Kenya + 1 other
Japan Backs IOM Community Stabilization Project in Northern Kenya

IOM has received USD 1 million from Japan to support a project that aims to enhance community stabilization for mobile populations and communities that host them in Northern Kenya.

The project was launched yesterday (14/4) by Japanese Ambassador to Kenya Tatsushi Terada and will be implemented in close cooperation with the local (county) governments of Turkana, Marsabit, Uasin Gishu and Garissa.

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

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Chile + 1 other
Argentina envía ayuda humanitaria a Chile por incendios

Caracas, 14 Abr. AVN.- El Gobierno de Argentina envió este lunes a Chile ayuda humanitaria para ayudar a combatir los incendios forestales en Valparaíso, que han dejado 14 muertos, 2.000 casas quemadas y 8.000 damnificados, reseñó Télam.

En total fueron enviados seis aviones hidrantes, un avión observador y 37 brigadistas.

El jefe de Gabinete, Jorge Capitanich, dijo que la ayuda se completó luego que el ministro Secretario General de Gobierno de Chile, Álvaro Elizalde, solicitara el envío de aeronaves cisternas para combatir el incendio.

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Nicaragua: Emergencia Terremoto Reporte de Situación No. 3 (al 14/04/2014)

Destacados

Posterior al terremoto de 6.2 grados en la escala de Richter ocurrido el 10 de abril y a los 2 terremotos del día 11 de abril de 6.2 y 6.7 grados en la escala de Richter, el 13 de abril un sismo de 2.2 grados en la escala de Richter a 2 km de la Concha Acústica (centro de Managua) anuncia la activación de la “falla del estadio” (cuya previa activación arrasó con la ciudad en 1972).

Tres sismos, uno con magnitud de 4.4, otro de 5.6 y un tercero de 3.1 sacudieron a Managua a las 10:24, 11:07 y 11:25 minutos de la noche del 13 al 14 de abril.

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Haïti-Santé : 6,2 millions de USD alloués à la lutte contre le choléra - 9 mille morts en 4 ans

Report
AlterPresse

P-au-P, 11 avril 2014 [AlterPresse] --- 6, 2 millions de dollars américains (US $ 1.00 = 45 gourdes ; 1 euro = 65.00 gourdes aujourd’hui) sont alloués par l’Organisation des Nations-Unies (Onu) pour poursuivre la lutte contre le choléra, indique un communiqué transmis à l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

Cette allocation approuvée par le coordonnateur des secours d’urgence des Nations-Unies, Valérie Amos, provient du Fonds central d’intervention (Cerf).

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Pakistan + 1 other
Canada Announces Support for Religious Freedom in Pakistan

April 11, 2014 - Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today concluded a successful visit to Pakistan where he announced two projects to be supported by the Religious Freedom Fund.

“Pakistan is a country with a multi-faith and multicultural character, which is similar in ways to Canada’s,” said Bennett. “We remain very concerned by repeated incidents of religiously motivated violence in Pakistan and the callous disregard of extremists for the rights of individuals of all faiths to practise their religion in peace and security.”

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Caribbean region receives 20 million euros for disaster management

Bridgetown, Barbados, April 7th, 2014 (European Union) - The European Union is providing the Caribbean region with 20 million euros for disaster management.

The main purpose of the ACP-EU CARIFORUM Natural Disaster Risk Management Programme is to support the new 2014-2022 CARIFORUM Disaster Management Strategy. The five year programme is to be implemented by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency and the Caribbean Development Bank.

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Solomon Islands + 1 other
Australia sends medical doctors to the Solomons

The Australian Government is sending two Australian doctors, as part of a New Zealand-led medical team, to Solomon Islands to help with the relief effort following the devastating floods that hit the country last week.

A series of powerful earthquakes over the weekend and a localised tsunami further increased the need for support to the Solomons health system.

The Australian Government is providing a $3 million assistance package to the Solomon Islands Government, NGOs and the United Nations, to respond to crisis.

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Solomon Islands + 1 other
NZ health and engineering support to Solomons

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced New Zealand will send health personnel and a Bailey bridge to Solomon Islands to assist with the response to flooding.

“The main hospital in Honiara is stretched after the recent flooding and there is a very serious risk of waterborne disease spreading around the capital,” Mr McCully says.

“We will be deploying two New Zealand health teams, on separate rotations, to assist the local authorities. The teams will consist of up to ten people, including; emergency management doctors and nurses, logisticians and support staff.

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Central African Republic Situation: UNHCR External Regional Update 10 - 3-10 Apr 2014

Highlights

UNHCR is leading the launch of a Regional Response Plan for the CAR Refugee Emergency, to cover the four neighbouring countries–Cameroon, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Republic of Congo. The launch is set for 16 April and will highlight the needs of seven UN agencies, IOM and six NGOs providing assistance in the region.

On 5 April, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Bangui and called for the immediate deployment of more troops and police and repeated the need for the transformation of MISCA into a UN peacekeeping operation.

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Lebanon + 4 others
Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq: Population Movement Emergency Appeal MDR81003 Operation update n°2

Period covered by this Ops Update:
October- December 2013

Appeal target (current):
CHF 27.4 million

Appeal coverage: 23%

Appeal history:

• Preliminary Emergency Appeal initially launched on 9 August 2012 for CHF 3.7 million to assist 55,000 people for six months.

• The appeal was revised on 30 January 2013 seeking CHF 4,647,103 million in cash, kind, or services to support four National Societies in assisting 62,000 people (12,400 families), for six months, until the end of June 2013.

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Emergency Situation UNHCR External Regional Update 10, 7 – 11 April 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SOUTH SUDAN: The crisis has led to a severe deterioration in the food security situation and around 3.7 million people are now at high risk of food insecurity.
    UNHCR and partners are very concerned about the food and nutrition situation, especially for the over 126,000 Sudanese refugees living in Maban, Upper Nile State.

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Syria: Emergency Response Fund (as of 7 April 2014)

The Syria Emergency Response Fund (ERF) mobilises and channels resources to humanitarian partners to respond to the current situation in Syria and initiate life-saving humanitarian activities both inside Syria and in neighbouring countries.

Since its inception in March 2012, the ERF has received $73.8 million. To date, the ERF has allocated $55 million for 168 projects in Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. The total ERF balance is $18.8 million. 10 Projects amounting to $4.7 million are currently under review. If approved, the ERF balance will stand at $14.1 million.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Nicaragua + 1 other
Llega a Nicaragua ayuda humanitaria de Venezuela

Report
Redhum

Nicaragua, 13 de Abril 2014

Fuente: El 19 digital

Link Redhum: http://www.redhum.org/noticia_detail/llega-a-nicaragua-ayuda-humanitaria...

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Cuba + 1 other
Rusia destina ayuda a Cuba para restañar daños por huracán

Report
Redhum

Cuba, 12 de Abril 2014

Fuente: Prensa Latina

Link Redhum: http://www.redhum.org/noticia_detail/rusia-destina-ayuda-a-cuba-para-res...

Rusia destinó un millón de dólares del Programa de Desarrollo de la ONU para financiar la reconstrucción en Cuba de viviendas devastadas por el huracán Sandy en la oriental provincia de Santiago de Cuba, en 2012, comunicó la Cancillería.

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Guinea + 1 other
Ebola en Afrique de l'Ouest : l'UE porte son aide immédiate à la santé à € 1,1 million

L'Union européenne intensifie ses efforts pour contenir la propagation de l'épidémie d'Ebola en Afrique de l'Ouest et apporter une aide aux personnes touchées par le virus mortel. La Commission a porté à €1,1 million son aide pour financer des opérations de santé immédiates, des experts et des évaluations de risque, et contribue par des équipements médicaux, à l'accélération du diagnostic du virus.