Insecurity increases population displacement, humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity
Relief actors continue cholera response efforts across South Sudan
Ongoing conflict increases number of South Sudanese refugees
By John Kirk
Professor of Latin American Studies at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada, and a serial author on Cuba, Kirk’s most recent book is Healthcare without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism
More than 4.6 million people in Nigeria’s Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states are experiencing acute food insecurity
IOM identifies nearly 198,900 IDPs in Cameroon’s Far North Region
Armed actors continues to attack civilians and security forces in the Lake Chad Basin region
German Foreign Minister Steinmeier has pledged a further 50 million euros in humanitarian aid to the besieged city of Aleppo. He also called on all parties to allow a ceasefire after visiting a refugee camp in Lebanon.
In light of the Syrian government offensive in Aleppo, the German government pledged an additional 50 million euros ($53.2 million) in funds to various aid organizations on Friday. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, on a visit to a Lebanon refugee camp, announced the donation.
A total of 108,750 poor rural households in four regions of Ethiopia are expected to benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Ethiopia to boost small-scale irrigation schemes.
Measured in relation to its own population, no other country in the world helps as many refugees as Lebanon. This small country has provided refuge for over 1.5 million people fleeing war and terror in Syria. Foreign Minister Steinmeier travelled to Beirut on Thursday (1 December) to demonstrate that Germany is a solid partner at Lebanon’s side. During his visit, Steinmeier will also be able to see for himself the situation of the people from Syria.
MAPUTO - The Irish Government today announced a contribution of EUR 1.5 million to support emergency operations by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Mozambique, where 1.4 million people are unable to meet their food needs due to an El Niño-induced drought.
Ireland’s contribution comes as WFP is scaling up assistance to reach 700,000 people with life-saving support, as needs culminate during the hunger season in the coming 2-3 months.
Republic of Korea - The Republic of Korea has contributed USD 400,000 to IOM to provide support to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and other conflict-affected communities in Yemen.
Nearly two years since conflict escalated in Yemen, the situation has continued to deteriorate. Infrastructure continues to be destroyed and basic services disrupted.
In response to the increasing needs for health assistance, IOM has been providing life-saving healthcare through mobile health clinics, to IDPs and other conflict-affected communities.
- 4.2 M required for 2016
- 809,938 contributions received, representing 19% of requirements
- 3.4 M funding gap for the Bay Of Bengal Situation
All figures are displayed in USD
The Government of Japan has donated four ambulance vehicles to the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS).
His Excellency Mr. Masashi Ogawa, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Nepal, handed over the keys of the ambulances to Gulmi, Pyuthan, Morang and Udayapur districts chapter leaders of Nepal Red Cross. Chairman of NRCS Mr. Sanjeev Thapa, Secretary General Mr. Dev Ratna Dhakhwa and other office bearers and key staff were present in the handover ceremony organized at the central office of Nepal Red Cross Society in Kathmandu.
CHENGDU, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- A catastrophic earthquake leveled Wolong Primary School in southwest China's Sichuan Province in 2008, but a rebuilt campus that brought comfort and modernity to students living deep in the mountains served as a small silver lining.
A National Immunization Days (NID) campaign against polio commenced on 15 November, targeting 3,351,954 children under the age of five. The campaign has been completed in Warrap, Central Equatoria, Lakes and Northern Bahr el Ghazal, with implementation ongoing in remaining states.