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17 Apr 2015 description

Highlights

The Second Phase Harmonised Assessments Report is being finalised and will be released on 16 April.

Coinciding with the recent rains in Port Vila, we have seen an increase in numbers of individuals approaching the NDMO directly requesting tarpaulins. Shelter Cluster partners are expediting the distribution of remaining tarpaulin stocks through the area councils in Port Vila to help meet the outstanding needs. Key shelter messaging has also been provided through various channels to try and improve information flow to affected communities.

17 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

22,798 Identified unaccompanied minors Households provided with cash grants in year 2014

187,880 NFIs distributed since January

184 Shelters distributed since January

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • After a year of conflict, internal displacement continues to increase in Ukraine, with 1,228,090 people having fled the eastern part of the country, of whom 154,635 are children (Source: Ministry of Social Policy).

  • IDPs and other conflict-affected people in the east of the country continue to face hardship and a lack of access to social services. The general humanitarian situation remains deeply worrying.

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation of displaced people in North-East in numbers

• The Psychosocial Support Programme is operational in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa with 30 new centres having been established in Borno and Yobe. Training was carried out in Adamawa for 34 partners/stakeholders engaged in the Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism on grave violations of children’s rights.

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

PROTECTION
MARIAGE DES ENFANTS
ENGAGEMENT AU PLUS HAUT SOMMET DE L’ETAT
LE TCHAD S’ENGAGE POUR ZERO CAS DE MARIAGE DES ENFANTS D’ICI 2020

17 Apr 2015 description

KEY FIGURES

654,215 South Sudanese Refugees (total)

522,812 New arrivals (since 15 Dec. 2013)

131,403 Old caseload (before 15 Dec. 2013)

259,232 Refugees in South Sudan

1.5 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs)

17 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USD$ 28 million allocated from UN Central Emergency Fund to assist people affected by Boko Haram’s insurgency.

  • Boko Haram, insecurity exert misery in Cameroon’s Far North Region.

  • Millions of people in Ebola-affected countries risk serious food shortages during the June-August lean season.

  • Significant drop in EVD cases recorded in March.

17 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government of Kenya calls for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp following terrorist attack in Garissa.

  • Fighting resumes in South Sudan as peace talks stall yet again.

  • Over 20,000 South Sudanese refugees received in neighbouring countries since February 2015.

  • Food security expected to deteriorate from April - June 2015 in most countries in the region.

  • More than 6,500 Burundian refugees flee tensions in Burundi ahead of June 2015 presidential elections.

17 Apr 2015 description
report Government of Peru

HECHOS:

Desde marzo de 2015, debido a las constantes e intensas precipitaciones pluviales se originaron deslizamientos, inundaciones, erosión y huaycos que afectaron viviendas, locales públicos y vías de comunicación en los distritos de la provincia de Jaén.
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ACCIONES:

Viernes, 17 de abril de 2015

17 Apr 2015 description

(Amman, 17 avril 2015): Les Nations Unies et leurs partenaires humanitaires au Yémen ont demandé aujourd’hui à la communauté internationale une contribution urgente de 273,7 millions de dollars américains pour répondre aux besoins vitaux et de protection de plus de 7,5 millions de personnes touchées par l’intensification du conflit.

17 Apr 2015 description

(Amman, 17 April 2015) - The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Yemen today called on the international community to urgently provide US$273.7 million to meet the life-saving and protection needs of 7.5 million people affected by the escalating conflict in Yemen.

17 Apr 2015 description
report World Bank

The Kurdistan region of Iraq is facing an economic and humanitarian crisis as a result of the influx of Syrian refugees which began in 2012 and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 2014. The region's population increased by 28 percent over a short period, placing strains on the local economy, host community, and access to public services. This book provides national and regional policy makers with a technical assessment of the impact and stabilization costs needed for 2015 associated with the influx of refugees and IDPs.

17 Apr 2015 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

•Ebola has killed more than 10,500 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and infected more than 25,500.
•The World Bank Group and its partners continue to fight to get to zero Ebola cases.
•Presidents from the three hardest-hit countries to present Ebola recovery plans this week.

By Melanie Mayhew, Communications Officer

17 Apr 2015 description
report World Bank

Impact of the Ebola crisis

The Plan discusses the socioeconomic impact of the disease, starting with the number of infection cases (to date more than 8,000), and deaths (3,100 - of which 221 are medical personnel). Schools have been closed for a significant period of time and there has been a 23 percent decrease in health service delivery and a significant reduction in the provision of water and sanitation services. The EVD has increased levels of poverty and vulnerability, especially among women, children and the youth.

17 Apr 2015 description

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS

A. WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE

KEY FINDINGS

1 . Many communities cannot access safe water sources. An estimated 68% of the rainwater harvesting catchment structures are broken, 70% of the wells have been contaminated, and piped water systems have been damaged. Water quality is poor everywhere except Port Vila, resulting in a health risk.

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The Iraq Humanitarian Profile (OCHA, 31 March) estimates that 8.29 million people across Iraq are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.

  • As of 26 March, 2.68 million individuals are internally displaced across 3,038 distinct locations in Iraq (IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix). The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) has increased their planning figure to 2.7 million IDPs.

16 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Although Mali has been declared Ebola free on January 18th, 2015, UNICEF has continued advocating on the importance of prevention efforts, especially in the neighboring districts with Guinea where new cases have been recently confirmed. Social mobilization, together with WASH interventions and reinforcement of the health systems will be of paramount importance also to counter the spreading of other epidemics in the future.