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24 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Since 14 May 2015, increasing violence in central Ramadi caused a new wave of displacement from the Anbar Governorate. Ramadi City has been reported as under control of armed opposition group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) since 17 May 2015.

  • The IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) reported over 133,000 newly displaced individuals (as of 8 May, 2015) spread across 15 governorates of Iraq.

  • The Governorates worst-affected by the Ramadi displacements are Anbar, Babylon, Baghdad and Sulaymaniyah.

24 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • Tens of thousands displaced across Anbar Governorate as ISIL takes over Ramadi City

  • Hundreds of displaced families stranded at Bzbiz Bridge, as well as other checkpoints, unable to reach safety

  • Food, WASH supplies and other essential relief items rapidly deployed to multiple sites hosting Ramadi IDPs

  • Kerbala evictions of over 1,100 IDP families halted after high-level support provided

24 May 2015 description
report Mercy Corps

The earthquake

After a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, killing thousands and causing massive destruction, our team on the ground immediately took action to help people in need.

Thanks to our 100+ staff in Nepal and support from more than 44,000 donors, we have been able to deliver emergency supply kits to some of the hardest-hit areas across the country in the last month.

24 May 2015 description
report Redhum

Perú, 23 de Mayo 2015 Fuente: La República - PE Link Redhum: http://www.redhum.org/noticia_detail/138-mil-familias-claman-ayuda-ante-inundaciones-por-lluvias-49684

Generar enlace bitly Precipitaciones han afectado escuelas, centros de salud y miles de hectáreas de cultivo. Pese a declaratorias de emergencia, Loreto no recibe apoyo económico del Estado.

24 May 2015 description

Conflict and displacement in Kunduz province has been constant throughout 2015. With no lull in fighting during the winter season, displacement within and from various provincial districts (Imam Sahib, Qalazai, Chahar Dara, Dashte Archi) to the urban area continued almost unabated through the first quarter of the year.

24 May 2015 description

KEY FIGURES

 22,579 individuals displaced by conflict assessed/profiled in April 2015

 Of these: 50 % displaced in Apr 2015 14 % in Mar 2015 7 % in Feb 2015 1 % in Jan 2015 2 % in Dec 2014 26 % earlier

 Of these: 50.5 % male 49.5 % female 61 % children

 End of April around 873,136 IDPs assessed/profiled

PARTNERSHIP

24 May 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Drought Phase: ALERT

Biophysical Indicators

  • Biophysical indicators show some unusual fluctuations outside the expected seasonal range. o Good rainfall was received in the month -above normal. o The vegetation condition index VCI-3month is below normal.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators:

  • There are decreased livestock migrations in search of water and pasture. Minimum security related/restricted animals movements were reported.

23 May 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Sud-Kivu : Plus de 9 300 Burundais ont trouvé refuge dans les territoires d’Uvira et de Fizi.

  • Nord-Kivu: Plus de 275 000 déplacés internes difficilement accessibles dans Rutshuru et Beni.

  • Province Orientale : L’insécurité handicape la lutte pour la sécurité alimentaire en Irumu.

  • Katanga : Le mauvais état des routes freine l’assistance dans le Territoire de Malemba Nkulu.

Des réfugiés burundais affluent au Sud-Kivu

23 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • Refugees from Burundi have been arriving at the Northwest borders of Tanzania since the beginning of May as they flee violence and political turmoil in Burundi. As of 19 May, UNHCR reported an estimated 63,653 Burundi refugees have reached Tanzania and its borders seeking shelter and safety. Of concern is the 35,000 refugees living in rough conditions in the lakeside village of Kagunga awaiting to be transported to the established camp.

23 May 2015 description

Abris/NFIs
- Distribution des kits complets NFIs aux retournés des villages de Ndabissoua, Ouago, Zabé, Idjama, et Mourouh.
- Distribution des bâches pour les ménages dont la toiture est en mauvais état.
- Aide à la reconstruction d’abris pour les maisons en mauvais état.

23 May 2015 description
report Ayuda en Acción

EN PUNA Y CKOCHAS, MÁS DE 12 MIL PERSONAS TENDRÁN UNA VIDA MÁS DIGNA

Un nuevo programa de desarrollo, en los municipios de Puna y Ckochas del departamento de Potosí fue puesto en marcha este año por la Fundación Ayuda en Acción, junto el Instuto Poli- técnico Tomas Katari (IPTK) gracias a la voluntad solidaria de las familias españolas que han de- cido ser parte del desarrollo de esta región y poner su granito de arena en el compromiso de construir un mundo mejor.

23 May 2015 description

I am pleased to announce that Australia will provide additional support to the long-term recovery of Vanuatu from Tropical Cyclone Pam, the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in Vanuatu.

Cyclone Pam caused severe damage to housing, health centres, schools and other critical infrastructure in affected areas, and to Vanuatu’s key industries of tourism and agriculture.

Australia provided an early life-saving package of more than $10 million, including deployment of disaster response, medical and search and rescue teams.

23 May 2015 description
  • A total of 104 areas across Syria were assessed in order to give a comprehensive account of the humanitarian situation there, and to inform a proper response in all sectors.

  • Total population in the assessed areas was about 11.5 million. More than 34% of them were IDPs.

  • More than 4.4 million people were reported to be in acute need of humanitarian assistance.

  • Providing medicine and medical equipment is the most urgent intervention needed in the health sector.

23 May 2015 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Situation of displaced people in Lake region in numbers

43,000 ESTIMATED NUMBER OF NIGERIAN REFUGEES AND CHADIAN IDPS AND RETURNEES (UNHCR APRIL 2015)   

6,000 ESTIMATED NEW REFUGEES FROM NIGER AND NIGERIA AND CHADIAN IDPS AND RETURNEES IN DABOUA AND LIWA DISTRICTS (UNICEF RAPID ASSESSMENT PRELIMINARY REPORT, MAY 18 )

23 May 2015 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Situation of refugees & displaced people in Far-North in numbers

  • 106,000 TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE (IDPS) (OCHA, APRIL 2015)

  • 34,368 TOTAL NUMBER OF REFUGEES IN CAMPS (UNHCR, APRIL 2015)

  • 39,000 TOTAL ESTIMATED SAM CASELOAD IN THE FAR NORTH IN 2015

23 May 2015 description
map MapAction

Map shows the number of activities and an agency list within a Village Development Committee (VDC) area. Each agency may perform mulitiple activities within a VDC and so there will be fewer agencies than activity numbers.

Important Note: The OCHA 4W spreadsheet does not always indicate which VDC the activity is within. These activities are included in the district total but not shown on the map.

23 May 2015 description
report World Bank
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Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee May 27, 2015

JERUSALEM, May 21, 2015 - Blockades, war and poor governance have strangled Gaza's economy and the unemployment rate is now the highest in the world according to the latest World Bank economic update. The report will be presented to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), a forum of donors to the Palestinian Authority, at the bi-annual meeting in Brussels on May 27, 2015.

23 May 2015 description

COUNTRY STRATEGY:

WFP Egypt seeks to assist the Government of Egypt reach the most vulnerable food insecure people more effectively and efficiently by: (1) Strengthening National Institutions that Support Food Security; (2) Enhancing Access to Education and Combatting Child Labour; (3) Building Resilience of Vulnerable Groups; and (4) Supporting Nutrition.

23 May 2015 description

COUNTRY STRATEGY:

On 1 July 2013, WFP began implementing projects on national capacity development for school feeding in both Tunisia and Morocco with the aim of providing the governments with technical assistance in order to enhance their school feeding programmes.   

In 2011, WFP re-opened an office in Tunisia to provide assistance during the Libya crisis. In 2003, WFP closed its office in Morocco.