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22 May 2015 description

22nd May 2015

In continuation to Nepal earthquake relief efforts from the government of Pakistan, another C-130 sortie were sent today carrying 362 tents.

A total 15xC-130 sorties carrying relief assistance have successfully been handed over to Nepalese government for the earthquake affectees.

The total relief dispatched so far includes 2411 Tents, 3 ton Food Packs (13 kg/ 29 kg each),1000 NDMA Blankets and additional 12.5 tons of Medicines, 15 Community Shelter, 12925 Tarpaulin Shelters, 7 ton Rice, 0.5 tons Lentil , 500 kgs ( 3024 litres) Water and 3000 MREs.

22 May 2015 description

NDMA has dispatched further two C-130 aircrafts today to Nepal carrying humanitarian relief assistance as part of ongoing relief operation for the Nepal earthquake affectees.The consignment comprised of 3175 Tarpaulin Shelters, 200 Tents and 5 tons of Rice.

The total relief dispatched so far includes 2049 Tents, 3 ton Food Packs(13 kg/ 29 kg each),1000 NDMA Blankets and additional 12.5 tons of Medicines, 15 Community Shelter, 12925 Tarpaulin Shelters, 7 ton Rice, 0.5 tons Lentil , 500 kgs ( 3024 litres) Water and 3000 MREs sent via 14xC-130 aircrafts.

19 May 2015 description

Iraq: Islamic State have taken control of Ramadi. 500 died and 42,840 people fled fighting in the city over 16–17 May, adding to the 180,000 displaced in Anbar since early April. Access to new IDPs in Habbaniyah, Khadiyah district, is limited due to insecurity, and health concerns are growing.

18 May 2015 description

NDMA Pakistan continues with the relief efforts for Nepal Earthquake Affectees. Today two more C 130 flights were sent to Nepal, thus bringing the total number of flights to 12.

The total relief provided till to date is:- 1849 Tents, 9750 Tarpaulin Shelters, 15 Community Shelter , 1000 Blankets, 12.5 tons Medicines, 2 Tons Rice, 500 kgs ( 3024 litres) Water, 3 tons Food Packs, 3000 MREs, 0.5 tons Lentils

18 May 2015 description
Afghanistan/Pakistan - version 3
Technical Annex - version 3

AMOUNT: EUR 54 307 000

0 . MAJOR CHANHES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Second modification

For Afghanistan, due to humanitarian needs related to the conflict and the very high number of civilian casualties, the humanitarian response in all cases takes the needs of conflict affected people into consideration. For this reason, an amount of EUR 10 115 000 had to be shifted from natural disasters specific objective to man made crises specific objective.

First modification

17 May 2015 description
  1. KHOST & PAKTIKA UPDATE

Agencies operating in Khost and Paktika have conducted joint fundraising efforts since the situation began in June 2014. At the end of 2014, UN agencies and NGOs drafted the Refugee Chapter of the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan outlining the situation, needs and expected funding to adequately respond to the refugee emergency. It was estimated that USD 37.1 million was needed to meet the needs of 30,000 refugee families Khost and Paktika.

16 May 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• An estimated 17,000 families seek assistance as conflict induced displaced persons

• Humanitarian flights deliver aid to affected families in remote Badakhshan

• 2015 HRP first quarter report says 40 per cent of 1.5 million affected people have received emergency assistance

• CHF supports lifesaving action for vulnerable Afghan with $21.5 million

12 May 2015 description

Snapshot 6–12 May 2015

Iraq: Conflict has escalated in a number of locations. In Anbar, fighting has displaced more than 47,000 in Karmah district, and more than 133,000 around Ramadi. Clashes between Islamic State and government forces have intensified around Baiji oil refinery, in Salah al Din.

12 May 2015 description

The 2014 Annual report of the ICRC is an account of field activities conducted worldwide. Activities are part of the organization's mandate to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war, and to promote respect for international humanitarian law.

Facts and figures

26.2 million people had access to water and sanitation improved.
Read more on water and shelter.

9.12 million people were provided with basic aid such as food.
Read more on aid distribution.

11 May 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Six months after the National Unity Government came to power, Afghanistan remains in political, military, and economic transition. Intensified conflict has caused large scale displacement and increased civilian casualties. As of 31 March, 20,000 individuals were displaced due to conflict this year alone, including 5,000 displaced in Helmand due to military operations.

11 May 2015 description

The nutrition status of vulnerable children is extremely compromised in complex emergency situation. During the displacements children and mothers are provided with nutrition services through CMAM programs established but when it comes to returns to the native places, it is worth mentioning that basic services are currently lacking, because the infrastructure has been destroyed badly and also due to many other factors– the rehabilitation process would take long time. In the given situation it can easily trigger a nutrition emergency among children and mothers.

09 May 2015 description

Islamabad :

In pursuance of the directives of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, NDMA continues with its relief operations for Nepal earthquake affectees.

On 8th May 2015, another relief flight was sent to Nepal with 3000 tarpaulin shelters and 15 large community shelters.

This plane was also accompanied by Chairman NDMA, Major General Asghar Nawaz along with NDMA officials. The Chairman NDMA visited the earthquake affected areas of Nepal to further assess the ground situation and also to identify further relief needs of the calamity hit communities.

09 May 2015 description
  1. PRCS Initial Response

a. PRCS relief operation commenced on 22nd June with initial response as under:-
(1) Cooked rice to approx. 23000 TDPs
(2) Health care to 1,690 TDPs through deployment of 4 x Mobile Health Units
(3) Deployment of 05 Ambulances
(4) Provision of 22,000 liters of clean Drinking Water
b. PRCS case load to assist the TDPs are as under:-
(1) Non Food Items 8,000 families (One time distribution)

08 May 2015 description

During my visit to Islamabad and Lahore, I confirmed that the Australian Government will provide ongoing humanitarian assistance to support thousands of internally displaced people in Pakistan, the majority of whom are women and children.

The Australian Government will continue to work closely with Pakistan to generate sustainable growth and employment through trade and investment, improvements to agricultural productivity, water resource management and industry.

07 May 2015 description

LAHORE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Punjab Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) today inaugurated the fourth humanitarian response facility for Pakistan in Lahore, in the presence of Julie Bishop, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Major General Asghar Nawaz NI (M), Chairman, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Lola Castro, WFP Representative in Pakistan.

07 May 2015 description

During my visit to Islamabad and Lahore, I confirmed that the Australian Government will provide ongoing humanitarian assistance to support thousands of internally displaced people in Pakistan, the majority of whom are women and children.

The Australian Government will continue to work closely with Pakistan to generate sustainable growth and employment through trade and investment, improvements to agricultural productivity, water resource management and industry.