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25 Aug 2016 description

Le PMR est un rapport produit en collaboration avec les secteurs / clusters pays et régionaux1. Il présente les progrès réalisés au travers d’une analyse qualitative et quantitative des indicateurs de résultat du Sahel.

Le contexte

En 2014, une stratégie de réponse humanitaire triennale pour le Sahel a été mise en place afin de répondre aux besoins des populations les plus vulnérables dans 9 pays (Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Gambie, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Sénégal et Tchad).

25 Aug 2016 description
report UN News Service

25 août 2016 – Des années de violence causées par le groupe Boko Haram dans le bassin du Lac Tchad ont entraîné une aggravation de la crise humanitaire, forçant 1,4 million d'enfants à fuir et prenant au piège 1 million d'autres dans des zones difficiles à atteindre, selon un nouveau rapport du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) publié jeudi.

25 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The State Ministry of Health (SMoH) has reported high rates of malnutrition in West Darfur over the past few months.

• Over 200,000 people have been affected by heavy rain and flooding since early June, according to HAC.

• On 20 August, the first group of 105 South Sudanese refugees was relocated from Khor Omer to Kario camp in East Darfur.

• On 17 August, the UN held a press conference in Khartoum to mark World Humanitarian Day.

Spike in severe acute malnutrition admissions in West Darfur

25 Aug 2016 description
report Oxfam

Background, evaluation objectives and methodology

25 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Boko Haram violence in Lake Chad region leaves children displaced and trapped

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DAKAR, 25 August 2016 – Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa’s Lake Chad basin have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million still trapped in hard-to-reach areas, UNICEF said in a report released today.

24 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • Yemen’s situation is negatively impacted by halt in the peace negotiation, ongoing hostilities and worsening economic situation. The escalated conflict, higher prices of fuel and basic goods, and a considerable cash shortage are deeply affecting national systems – particularly the health system. Enormous humanitarian needs in Yemen are expected to increase in the coming months.

24 Aug 2016 description
report UN General Assembly
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Increasingly Complex Conflicts with Devastating Impact on Children, UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Warns General Assembly in Annual Report

23 Aug 2016

New York – In her annual report to the General Assembly, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, highlighted the devastating impact on children of increasingly complex conflicts, despite concerted efforts and significant progress achieved over the past year.

24 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Persisting insecurity impedes humanitarian access in Bambari, Ouaka province.

  • Since January, over 173,000 people received emergency food assistance.

  • Refugees in Bambouti require access to basic social services including schools and health facilities.

  • The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocates USD 9 million to the CAR.

Upsurge of violence hinders humanitarian access to the people in need of assistance

24 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

The effects of the storm that hit the Sahrawi refugee camp of Laayoun on 15 August combined with the return of high temperature, resulted in more of the damaged mud houses and other infrastructure to collapse. This increased the number of houses damaged and of people affected by the emergency.

24 Aug 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 3'554'015

Balance Requested: US$ 2'991'388

Geneva, 24 August 2016 Dear Colleagues,

24 Aug 2016 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. Annex A.
  2. Past Meteorological Situation and Future Forecast by PMD. Annex B.
  3. Dam Levels
  4. Significant Events. Nothing to report.
  5. Road Situation (NHA and Respective Provinces). All roads across the Country are clear for all types of traffic.
  6. Railway Situation. Nothing to Report.
  7. Preliminary Losses / Damages Reported.
24 Aug 2016 description

This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co-chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of Sector Co-Chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 1 June to 30 June 2016.

Highlights

24 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • On 12 August, the Government of Ethiopia launched the revision of the joint Government and partners’ Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD). The revised HRD estimates that 9.7 million people in Ethiopia will be in need of emergency food assistance until the end of the year. This is a decrease from the 10.2 million people estimated at the beginning of the year. Similarly, the estimated number of children that require treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in 2016 decreased from 458,000 to 420,000.

23 Aug 2016 description

The support to public institutions has continued to focus on supporting service delivery, policy development and enhancing capacities of public officials and civil servants to respond to the crisis.

More than 120 million USD of assistance was committed or channeled to public institutions so far in 2016. 521 additional staff were seconded or financed to enhance the crisis response capacity of public institutions.

Support to Social Institutions

23 Aug 2016 description

BACKGROUND

The following have been adapted from the attached updated list of overall programme priorities for the purposes of the Jordan Humanitarian Fund (JHF) call for proposals of September 2016.

23 Aug 2016 description

The recent surge in violence in the West Bank has dramatically affected the lives of Palestinians, including Palestine refugee children. Between October 2015 and July 2016, 84 Palestinian children, including 12 Palestine refugee children, were killed – 6 out of the 12 fatalities occurred in West Bank refugee camps. Furthermore, as of 10 August, 1,146 Palestinians have been displaced as a result of demolitions, including at least 542 children; 406 of the displaced were Palestine refugees, including at least 187 children.