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02 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • UNICEF and its partners are providing multi-sectoral assistance in 32 internally displaced peoples’ sites and in 70 host villages of the Lake region.

  • As of 29 February 2016, 19,526 children have been admitted for treatment for severe acute malnutrition across the country.

  • 32,500 displaced persons now have access to safe drinking water in the Lake Region thanks to UNICEF interventions.

02 May 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

224,620
South Sudanese arrivals in Sudan since 15 December 2013.
* This figure does not include a number of South Sudanese living with host communities. These statistics will be determined following individual registration in host communities.

73,636
Number of South Sudanese arrivals residing in the seven sites of White Nile State, as per UNHCR individual registration.

41,774
Number of South Sudanese arrivals to East Darfur since January 2016.

02 May 2016 description

Frankfurt – In their "Frankfurt Declaration", the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) agreed to join forces for progress on climate action and technical and vocational education and training (TVET).

02 May 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

3,197,543
People affected by the conflict (in Yemen and adjacent countries), including refugees and internally displaced persons prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

2,755,916
Persons internally displaced prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

173,753
Arrivals to Djibouti, Ethiopia Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Sudan mainly by sea or overland since late March 2015.

02 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • 2,475 children (under 5) were enrolled in the nutrition programme, which represents about 60 percent of the programme’s targets.

  • 3,384 pregnant or nursing mothers were enrolled in the nutrition programme.

  • 37 mt of locally-produced Timor Vita, a specialised nutritious food for women, was distributed to all health facilities since January. As a result, the number of women who have enrolled in the programme has risen dramatically.

WFP Assistance

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Highlights

  • WFP continues relief food assistance to displaced and returnee populations in the country’s north-west, complemented by livelihoods, nutrition and education support.

  • Reduced donor prioritization for Pakistan due to ongoing emergencies in the region has had implication on WFP in terms of resource mobilization.

  • Since January 2016, Memoranda of Understanding have been signed between WFP and the Governments of Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab and FATA for the implementation of WFP’s new three-year programme of work.

02 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • In March, WFP reached 162,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) in Kachin, northern Shan and Rakhine States as well as flood-affected people, with cash or food assistance.

  • In March, more than 52,400 pregnant and nursing women and malnourished children, including from IDP families, received blended food from WFP.

  • WFP currently requires USD 30 million to meet overall food assistance needs for the next six months.

WFP Assistance

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Highlights

  • WFP welcomes the Government's generous contribution of USD 1.4 million to support the drought response in El Salvador.

  • WFP is supporting the Government of El Salvador in the process of strengthening its national social protection system by making it more nutritionsensitive.

  • WFP plays a leading role in building resilience to climate shocks and disasters, and this is a key element of WFP’s response to the drought.

02 May 2016 description

KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS

The approaching lean season, as well as low and late funding, continue to increase the overall chronic vulnerability and erode communities' resilience, many of which resort to negative coping strategies.

The nutritional situation is critical, with several regions and departments exceeding the WHO threshold of 15%. The north east of the country is particularly affected by the nutritional crisis, requiring an urgent intervention in the coming months.

02 May 2016 description

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s stand-by partnerships (SBP) are an invaluable source of support for FAO in emergencies as well as in protracted crisis situations. SBPs (Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC/NORCAP), Danish Refugee Council (DRC), iMMAP, CANADEM, RedR Australia and DFID) contribute to FAO’s mandate not only through surge support but also through the provision of longer term experts that assist in the area of resilience building and disaster risk management (DRM).

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Le 22 avril 2016 a été inaugurée l’installation de SATMED, une plateforme d’e-santé par transmission satellitaire, à l’Hôpital des enfants à Niamey au Niger. Le projet SATMED a mis à disposition de cet hôpital géré par CURE Niger l’installation d’une antenne satellitaire, la connectivité, l’accès à la plateforme SATMED ainsi que les formations techniques nécessaires.

02 May 2016 description

SRP 2016 achievements against strategic Indicators

Total 465,263 individual’s people received assistance from FSAC partners against a total target of 1.7 million. Increase caseload of IDP’s because of continued increased conflict pushed cluster partners to prioritise support for the IDP’s. Total 13 partners reported their data for the first quarter.

02 May 2016 description
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Summary

In response to the fragmented process of local development in Iraq, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting Governorates in building capacity for effective planning and implementation of local development strategies through the Local Area Development Programme (LADP).

Funded by the European Union (EU), the Programme duration is envisaged for 3 years to target 12 Governorates: Anbar, Basra, Diyala, Dohuk, Erbil, Kirkuk, Missan, Muthana, Ninewah, Qadisiya, Salah al-Din, and Sulaimaniyah.

02 May 2016 description

Executive Summary

  • The Yemen HPF supported the strategic priorities identified in the 2015 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), and helped strengthen the humanitarian architecture, coordination mechanisms and programme cycle management of the humanitarian response. Some US$54 million were channelled to partners or committed in support of life-saving assistance to 3.4 million people affected by conflict.

02 May 2016 description

In Numbers

520,000 people heavily affected in Esmeraldas and Manabí provinces

260,000 targeted for WFP food assistance

65,710 people assisted thus far

Highlights

  • On 16 April 2016 at 06:58 pm local time, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the northern coast of Ecuador.

  • The death toll has climbed to 660 people.

  • Due to daily aftershocks, people are afraid of returning to their homes.

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Key facts and figures

Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) 2016
6.5 million people internally displaced
4.5 million in hard to reach areas, including 0.39 million people besieged
13.5 million people in need across all sectors
8.7 million people in need in the food security sector

Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2016

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Media release

2 May 2016

Australia is continuing to lead efforts to assist our Pacific Island neighbours to access additional financing to address the impacts of climate change.

Today I announce Australia’s $2.3 million partnership with Germany’s aid agency, GIZ, to assist Pacific Island countries to better access and manage global climate finance, with a focus on the Green Climate Fund.

02 May 2016 description
report Redhum

Ecuador, 30 de Abril 2016
Fuente: ANDINA - PE

Embajador destaca que peruanos han tenido respuesta muy generosa

Aproximadamente a 500 toneladas asciende la ayuda humanitaria que el Perú ha enviado hasta el momento a Ecuador para ayudar a los damnificados por el terremoto que sacudió ese país, estimó hoy el embajador ecuatoriano en Lima, José Sandoval.