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18 Jan 2017 description

Durante las operaciones de emergencia, es frecuente encontrarse con personas y organizaciones que ante la situación y viendo las condiciones de vulnerabilidad de las personas que fueron afectadas por el desastre, deciden ofrecer su aporte desinteresado para apoyar las gestiones de respuesta que están desarrollando las organizaciones humanitarias.

18 Jan 2017 description

Reporting period: 25 Dec 2016 to 13 Jan 2017

Operation timeframe: 29 Dec 2016 to 30 Sep 2017

Appeal budget: CHF 1,600,392

N° of people targeted: 20,000 (4,000 families)

N° of people assisted: 6,200 (1,400 families)

Appeal History

  • 25 December 2016: Typhoon Nock-Ten makes landfall in Catanduanes with 185 kph winds and gustiness of up to 255 kph.

17 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• UNICEF, the World Bank and the Ministry of Social Development disbursed the third tranche of the Cash Grant Top-up to 85,443 children (53% were girls) in 28,481 households, providing unconditional emergency support to families with children negatively affected by food insecurity and other drought related deprivations.

17 Jan 2017 description

Main Points

• Since 06 January, humanitarian operations in Grand’Anse and Sud were either temporally suspended or limited in relation with the arrest of senator-elect Guy Philippe and the demonstrations and road blocks that followed.
This week, activities have fully resumed in Sud and slowly in Grand’Anse.

• As part of a Technical Assistance Project for Agricultural Assistance and in preparation for the Spring Campaign, FAO signed with the Ministry of Agriculture a seed donation agreement of 500,000 US dollars.

17 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP delivered food assistance for 3.5 million people. In total, 22 percent of the assistance was delivered to high-conflict areas through cross-border, cross-line and air deliveries.

  • Government forces took control of eastern Aleppo city in December 2016, resulting in the displacement of more than 120,000 people. The large wave of displacement, compounded by winter temperatures, resulted in an alarming humanitarian situation.

17 Jan 2017 description

Appeal History

  • This Emergency Appeal was launched in December 2014 seeking CHF 19.1 million to support the Iraq Red Crescent’s capacity to respond to the needs of 500,000 affected people comprising IDPs and Syrian refugees affected by the Iraq and Syria crises respectively, with a focus on the delivery of food and basic non-food items, hygiene kits, winterization assistance, and disaster preparedness and disaster management capacity building.

17 Jan 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

189 New arrivals from Yemen

2,595 Refugees and asylum-seekers children enrolled to schools

484 Refugees and asylum-seekers supported with healthcare assistance

299 Refugee households provided with the business grants

747 Yemeni refugees families provided with the blanket cash assistance

FUNDING

17 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP El Niño response scaled-up by 28 percent to reach 1 million people in December.

  • WFP commences the Moderate Acute Malnutrition treatment programme in 6 of the most affected districts.

  • USD5.6 million received from Canada, China, Finland and Russia towards WFP’s El Niño response.

  • The ZimVAC rapid assessment is planned for January in order to updated the findings of the July 2016 Rural Livelihoods Assessment and identify recovery needs.

Situation Update

16 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

• More than 148,000 people are currently displaced as a result of conflict in Mosul city that began on 17 October 2017, an increase of nearly 12,500 people in the last week. Some 16,500 returnees and hundreds of thousands of highly vulnerable residents in newly-accessible areas continue to require humanitarian assistance.

16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • In December 2016, UNICEF has deployed 60 water trucks in Oromia Region to benefit an estimated 120,000 people with access to safe water.
    UNICEF has also dispatched US$650,000 worth of household and community-level water treatment chemicals to different regions; and supported the rehabilitation and maintenance of sustainable water supply systems, which together benefitted around 700,000 people.

16 Jan 2017 description

Niamey, le 16 janvier: Les organisations humanitaires au Niger recherchent 271 millions de dollars pour apporter une aide d’urgence à 1,5 million de personnes vulnérables dans le pays. Cet appel de fonds vise à mobiliser les financements nécessaires pour la mise en œuvre du Plan de réponse humanitaire de 2017 lancé aujourd’hui par son Excellence M. Brigi Rafini, Premier Ministre, Chef du Gouvernement en présence de M.