Food and Nutrition

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05 Mar 2015 description

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this month welcomed a US$122.62 million humanitarian aid package from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance to targeted vulnerable people, many of whom are affected by conflict, in 27 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Part of the funds will also support special logistics operations, which WFP runs in four of those countries.

03 Mar 2015 description

Afghanistan: Heavy snowfall has caused avalanches in northern, central and eastern Afghanistan; 280 people have died. Panshir province is most affected. Communication lines have been disrupted in places, power supplies to Kabul have been cut. Priority needs are for NFIs and emergency shelter; access to isolated areas is difficult.

02 Mar 2015 description

MAIN HIGHLIGHTS

According to the report of NDMA dated 15th Oct, 2014 and Recovery Framework 2014-2016, Monsoon rains had affected 2.53 million caused 367 deaths and 673 people got injured in AJK, Punjab,KP and GB.

Initially PRCS has catered the emergency needs of the people through provision of 4500 x Food packs of 22 kg in different districts of Punjab along-with provision of Non Food Items (NFIs) (comprising of emergency shelter & essential household items) to 3,370 x families.

02 Mar 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)

02 Mar 2015 description

Spain - Floods
• Snow melt is causing the increase of river levels in north-eastern Spain, including Navarra, Aragon and Basque Country, with one fatality in Navarra, as of 26 February. The Spanish CP has issued alerts for river increase and floods and has activated the Copernicus EMS.

01 Mar 2015 description

Key Messages

  • In West Africa, regional harvests from the 2014/15 season arrived progressively onto markets in January. Staple food prices were stable or declining, except in areas directly and indirectly affected by the conflict in northeastern Nigeria. The recent opening of borders among Ebola-affected countries contributed to improved trade flows in some areas, following the substantial disruptions that occurred over the second half of 2014.

28 Feb 2015 description

Households in Badghis Province enter lean season with lower reserves than normal

KEY MESSAGES

  • Precipitation since the wet season began in October has been well below-average in most of Afghanistan through February. Although irrigation water will likely be sufficient for crops located in upstream areas, there is a risk that shortages may affect crops in areas further downstream during the primary March to July growing season.

27 Feb 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

This dashboard reflects the cummulative achievements of the 2014 Preliminary Reponse Plan of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) diplacement.

27 Feb 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

This dashboard reflects the cummulative achievements of the 2014 strategic plan. In 2014, Pakistan continued to face several key humanitarian issues: displacement and returns in northwestern Pakistan, nationally high food insecurity and undernutrition figures, over 1.6 million refugees residing in Pakistan, natural disasters and vaccine-preventable and vector-borne illnesses.

27 Feb 2015 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,122,723 to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to deliver immediate assistance and support to 10,000 flood-affected families (70,000 people), focusing on food and relief item distributions, health and hygiene promotion, emergency shelter assistance. The planned response covers only the relief phase. The national society will not be undertaking recovery initiatives as other organizations are contributing to these efforts.

25 Feb 2015 description

SITUATION REPORT

Total NADRA verified TDPs: 100527

PAYMENT OF PRIME MINISTER’S PACKAGE (RS. 20,000RAMZAN PACKAGE, 12,000 FOR FOOD AND 5000 FOR NFIS)

Total HOH sent to Zong: HOH 64433, PKR (Mil) 1996.701
Total SMS sent by Zong: HOH 63598, PKR (Mil) 1972.438
Payments drawn: HOH 63249, PKR (Mil) 1962.593
PAYMENT for SEPTEMBER TRANCHE @12000 PER FAMILY

24 Feb 2015 description

Snapshot 18-24 February 2015

Myanmar: 90,000 people are now reported to have been displaced by continuing violence between government troops and multiple armed groups in Kokang, Shan state. Aid organisations have been subject to attack – seven people were wounded in two separate incidents.

20 Feb 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 Wate

18 Feb 2015 description

Military operations (ongoing since June 2014) in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in Pakistan have led to the displacement of some 300,000 people to surrounding districts in Paktika and Khost provinces in Afghanistan. As of 10 February 2015, 42,028 displaced families have been assessed.
Response has been ongoing since18 June 2014.

Approximately 8,000 families or 19 per cent of the total are accommodated in Gulan camp, while 81 per cent is living with host families straining the already limited resources of under-served communities.

17 Feb 2015 description

Snapshot 11–17 February 2015

Myanmar: Fighting between the Myanmar army and the MNDAA, an insurgent group in the Kokang area of Shan state, displaced tens of thousands of people. Some fled into central Myanmar, while between 30,000 and 50,000 are thought to have crossed into Nansan, Yunnan province, China.

16 Feb 2015 description

New arrivals continue to be reported in both provinces, which underscores that there will be a significant caseload into 2015. As a result, humanitarian agencies will need to continue to respond to both emergency needs for new arrivals as well as the longer term protection, social and economic concerns that emerge from a protracted displacement.

16 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict, refugees, and floods fuel humanitarian needs

  • Afghanistan 2014 SRP 67% funded

  • CHF projects help 1.8 million people in 2014

FUNDING

405 million requested (US$)

12% funded

2014 - Humanitarian action in review