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21 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID announces $126 million to help rebuild health care systems in EVD-affected West African countries

  • The Monrovia Medical Unit (MMU) in Liberia plans to close on April 30

  • EVD response teams visit more than 29,000 households in Guinea’s Forécariah Prefecture during pilot stay-at-home period

  • The week of April 6–12 reflects the lowest total number of prefectures and districts in EVD-affected countries to report a confirmed EVD case since the end of May 2014

21 Apr 2015 description

Résumé de la crise :

Le village Derbissaka, situé à 315 kilomètres de Bangassou sur l’axe Démbia/Djéma a été attaqué à de nombreuses reprises entre 2009 et 2015 par un groupe armé assimilé à la rébellion ougandaise. Au total sur cette période, on peut dénombrer 26 attaques : 24 attaques imputables à ce groupe armé et 2 attaques plus récentes, attribuées à d’autres groupes armés, un issu d’une communauté d’éleveurs, et l’autre, des braconniers venus d’un pays voisin.

21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • According to the Humanitarian Requirement Document released in March, 2.9 million people in Ethiopia require emergency food assistance in 2015.

  • The food security situation has stabilized in most parts of the country in January 2015 with the completion of the Meher harvest season (November – January).

21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 1,535 affected girls and boys in Shefa Province now have access to temporary learning spaces

  • 3,468 early childhood- and primary-aged children including children with disabilities received learning materials and school supplies

  • 20,312 children (81% of target) immunised against measles & rubella, received Vitamin A and de-worming in Shefa, Sanma and Tafea Provinces.

21 Apr 2015 description

Afghanistan’s first-ever National Institute for Educational Planning (NIEP) officially opened its doors in Kabul on 21 April 2015, simultaneously welcoming 44 new trainees and celebrating the graduation of the previous cohort of 48 in a formal ceremony attended by local and international partners.

21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· The total number of confirmed cases of Ebola rose to 3,124 this week, according to WHO’s Epidemiological Situation Report. The total number of confirmed, suspected and probable cases climbed to 3,564.

· The number of confirmed deaths from Ebola 7rose to 1,933, with a total of 2,347 confirmed, suspected and probable deaths.

21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· The number of confirmed Ebola cases continued to decline in Sierra Leone with eight cases recorded in the week to 13 April 2015, the lowest figure since May 2014.

21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • No new confirmed cases reported since 20 March 2015.

21 Apr 2015 description

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of food commodities from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) valued at $135 million to help WFP provide assistance in Sudan during the lean season, including to 1.8 million internally displaced people in Darfur.

The USAID food consists of lentils, oil and sorghum, a household staple in Sudan. The contribution comes ahead of the lean season, which starts in May, when food needs among are typically at their highest.

21 Apr 2015 description

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of food commodities from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) valued at US$135 million to help WFP provide assistance in Sudan during the lean season.

The USAID food consists of lentils, oil and sorghum – a household staple in Sudan. The contribution is especially timely, coming ahead of the lean season, which starts in May, when food needs among the most vulnerable are typically at their highest.

21 Apr 2015 description

DUSHANBE - Key stakeholders of Tajikistan’s School Feeding Programme, which benefits almost 360,000 schoolchildren with support from the World Food Programme (WFP), have gathered in Dushanbe, to evaluate the current programme, share experiences, address challenges and draft an action plan for the future

21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, 21 April 2015 – UNICEF and ING, a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation, today announced the renewal of a decade-long partnership that to date has provided access to better quality education for more than 1 million of the world’s hardest-to-reach children.

During the past 10 years, ING has inspired its employees and customers worldwide to raise funds for UNICEF, helping to improve children’s access to education in remote communities in Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Nepal and Zambia.

21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • UNICEF and partners support over 144,455 South Sudanese refugees of which 87 per cent are women and children including 12,793 in Arua, 33,381 in Kiryandongo, 91,743 in Adjumani and 7,538 in Kampala.

  • A Polio house to house immunisation campaign was carried out amongst the refugees and host communities. According to the U-report Poll, 82% of respondents indicated that Polio vaccinators came to their home to vaccinate all the children under five years.

21 Apr 2015 description

Daily Key messages

Conflict and insecurity have caused temporary suspension of critical humanitarian activities in Yemen. Humanitarian partners need uninterrupted access and safety to be able to sustain and scale up critical assistance.

Overview

In the last 24 hours, airstrikes have hit different locations in Sahar and Haydan districts in Sa'ada Governorate, reportedly injuring three women. Sa'ada airport was also hit as well as a Community College in Yarim District, Ibb Governorate and several locations in Bakil Al Mir District, Hajjah Governorate.

21 Apr 2015 description

Faits saillants

• Le Gouvernement a annoncé que le site de déplacés (PDI) de l’aéroport M’Poko sera fermé d’ici à la fin mai 2015. Ce site abrite environ 18 300 PDI.

• Les incidents sur l’accès ont augmenté de 47 pour cent en mars, avec différentes menaces contre le personnel humanitaire. Les ONG internationales ont temporairement suspendu leurs activités à Kabo dans la préfecture de l’Ouham en raison d'attaques ciblant le personnel humanitaire, les biens et les locaux.

21 Apr 2015 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 23 de marzo de 2015, a las 15:30 horas aproximadamente, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales se activaron las quebradas de Pedregal, Carossio, Rayos del Sol, Quirio,
San Antonio, California, La Trinchera, Buenos Aires, La Cantuta, Moyopampa, La Libertad y Mariscal Castilla originándose huaycos que afectaron viviendas, vías de comunicación y daños a la vida y la salud, en el distrito de Lurigancho Chosica. SINPAD 00069402.

X. ACCIONES:

Lunes, 20 de abril de 2015

21 Apr 2015 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 23 de marzo de 2015, a las 17:30 horas aproximadamente, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales se activaron las quebradas Cashahuacra, Tres Cruces, Acopaya, Las Monjas, Cuculí, Rayos del Chingolay y Pomaticla, del distrito de Santa Eulalia; 09 de Octubre y Cupiche, del distrito de Ricardo Palma; Buenos Aires en el distrito de Santa Cruz de Cocachacra, originándose huaycos que afectaron viviendas y vías de comunicación en la provincia de Huarochirí - Lima Provincias. Código SINPAD: 00069363.

IX. ACCIONES:

Lunes, 20 de abril de 2015

21 Apr 2015 description

HUMANITARIAN STRATEGY

Context

Humanitarian needs in Sudan are considerable and remain important in scope. Despite years of assistance humanitarian needs are acute and in some cases are expanding. These are predominantly caused by conflict which, in turn, drives displacement and food insecurity.

21 Apr 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 April 2015

Iraq Violence has displaced 14,000 families in and around Ramadi: 7,000 in Anbar; 5,000 in Baghdad, 2,000 on their way to Baghdad. Checkpoints and insecurity hamper IDP movement. UNICEF estimates 8.29 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, up from 5.2 million in February.