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27 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Emergency Primary Health Care (PHC) services reached 917,329 people in the three most affected states in Northeast Nigeria; and UNICEF and its partners supported the measles vaccination of 421,890 children during the reporting period.

27 Mar 2017 description

Destacados

  • Se han identificado más de 120.000 personas damnificadas y más 742.000 afectadas.

  • Más de 230.000 niñas, niños y adolescentes han resultado afectados .

  • 11 departamentos y 1 provincia constitucional3 han sido declaradas en estado de emergencia.

  • Ocho departamentos han sido declarados en emergencia sanitaria, los que concentran 655 distritos.

27 Mar 2017 description

Resumen

  • 12 departamentos han sido declarados en Estado de Emergencia por impactos de lluvias y una por peligro inminente ante el incremento paulatino del caudal de los ríos amazónicos. Con una cobertura de 748 distritos (municipios) de un total de 1800

  • 7 departamentos han sido declarados en Emergencia Sanitaria.

27 Mar 2017 description
report Save the Children
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Since March 2015, conflict has spread to 21 of Yemen’s 22 governorates, prompting a large scale protection crisis and aggravating an already severe humanitarian situation brought on by years of poverty, poor governance and instability. Today, 18.8 million people, or 70 per cent of the population, are in need of some form of humanitarian and protection assistance. This includes 10.3 million children.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • Distribution of last food commodities under the McGovern-Dole 2013-2016 award was completed in February. With this, food distribution for school meals activities has ceased completely.

  • WFP is supporting the Government with the Liberia Zero Hunger Strategic Review to review critical gaps and assess priorities to reach Zero Hunger by 2030.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • The After Action Review of the JICA-funded pilot project to support local purchase and women empowerment in forest Guinea will be launched in March to review lessons learned for scaling up.

Operational Updates

• Food deliveries to school canteens for the first quarter are completed; a total of 531 schools were supported. However, school meals activities were not implemented in February following a prolonged teachers’ strike.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

• On 23 March, national and international media reported the death of a large number of civilians in the densely-populated neighborhood of Al Aghwat Al Jadidah in West Mosul. The cause and exact number of casualties have not yet been established.

• An estimated 220,000 people are currently displaced from West Mosul since 19 February 2017, according to figures received from the Government of Iraq.

27 Mar 2017 description

Flash Update No. 1 – Colombia: Avalancha e inundación en el municipio de Taminango (Nariño).

Como consecuencia de las lluvias que se presentaron entre el 8 y 14 de marzo, 369 personas (109 familias) resultaron afectadas por avalanchas e inundaciones en el municipio de Taminango. Debido a la magnitud de la emergencia, la Alcaldia declaró calamidad pública en el municipio.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • A campaign for mass distribution of mosquito nets has been launched. WFP will ensure the distribution of 7 million mosquito nets to 10 million people in 13 regions of Chad in the framework of UNDP’s programme to prevent malaria, the first cause of death in the country. WFP leverages its field presence and logistical expertise to dispatch the nets to 4,000 sites through 900 health centres.

27 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Peru

El Gobierno de Canadá destinó más de un millón de soles, en asistencia humanitaria inmediata, para responder a la emergencia causada por los recientes desastres naturales en el Perú.

De estos fondos, 180 mil dólares canadienses (aproximadamente 433 mil 725 soles) han sido derivados a la Cruz Roja Peruana para brindar primeros auxilios, acceso a agua potable, distribuir productos de primera necesidad, entre otros, a los damnificados.

27 Mar 2017 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks 25,062,572 Swiss francs (increased from 9,107,628 Swiss francs) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) in assisting 1,033,300 people (an increase from 340,786 people) for twelve months. The expanded operation will focus on the following sectors: Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Livelihoods, Nutrition and Food Security.

27 Mar 2017 description

The crisis in Yemen, the largest in the world, is a perfect storm of humanitarian, protection and economic crises with each fuelling the other. For two years, Yemen has been devastated by a bloody war, killing at least 7,600 people and injuring close to 42,000*. The UN estimates that nearly 19 million people - 70 per cent of the population - need some sort of humanitarian or protection assistance, including more than 10 million people who are in acute need of live-saving assistance.

27 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

404,226 New Burundian refugees in asylum countries since April 2015 as of 28 February 2017

FUNDING

USD 214.5 million Requested by UNHCR for the overall Burundi Situation in 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Burundi: UNHCR in Burundi is continuing its border and protection monitoring activities in return areas, as well as preparing for potential voluntary returns in light of the tripartite that will be organized with Tanzanian authorities in March.

26 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· With 17.1 million food-insecure people in Yemen - 7.3 million of them in need of emergency food assistance to survive – the country is currently on the brink of famine. 462,000 children under 5 are suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition and require immediate assistance.

26 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Number of children injured, recruited in Yemen conflict nearly doubles in one year

SANA'A, 27 March 2016 – After two years of brutal conflict, families in Yemen are increasingly resorting to extreme measures to support their children, said UNICEF in a report released today as the war in the Middle East’s poorest country enters its third year.

26 Mar 2017 description

The UNDAC Team in Lima prepares this report. It is developed in collaboration with the partners from the Humanitarian Country Team. It covers the period from March 19th to 22th, 2017. The next report will be published around March 26th, 2017

Summary

  • 2 departments have been declared under state of Emergency due to the impact of rainfall and one due to imminent danger after the gradual increase in the flow of Amazonian rivers. The state of Emergency covers 748 counties from 1800.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 18th

Highlights

  • Food is the top priority need and there is insufficient access to staple foods in the market.

  • Markets and shops are semifunctional, with some items available, however due to a lack of cash in households, high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 21th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, very high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, food is reported as a top community need followed by cash and jobs.