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06 May 2016 description

I. INFORMACIÓN GENERAL

Los niveles de coordinación y respuesta del Sistema Nacional Descentralizado de Gestión de Riesgos, SNGR están operativos a través de las estructuras de los Comités de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE) Nacionales, Provinciales y Cantonales. Todos los COE se encuentran activos para movilización de recursos.

05 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • ISSG representatives agree to a nationwide cessation of hostilities

  • Relief agencies reach 778,000 people in hard-to-reach and besieged locations since January

  • Intensified aerial attacks in and around the city of Aleppo cause civilian casualties and damage key infrastructure, including NGO-supported health facilities

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

05 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• In April, a nationwide cessation of hostilities began and a new round of peace talks started with high hopes for further steps towards the long-waited peace in Yemen. UNICEF and partners welcome the agreement and expanded the humanitarian response in previously active conflict areas namely; Taiz, Sa’ada, Al Jawf, Marib and Al Bayda including education assessment in Taiz and Sa’ada.

05 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • Several missions have visited affected areas for a multisector assessment (MIRA). Partners and affected communities are contributing to the process.

  • The Flash Appeal (US$72.7 million) has little financing.
    Donors are urged to contribute to the projects that benefit the affected people.

  • The dispersal of people is still a concern. People in formal and informal shelters are being assisted with basic relief measures.

05 May 2016 description

In order to ensure that humanitarian aid reaches the most remote parts of war-torn Central African Republic (CAR), Handicap International has been repairing and reopening air strips across the country to allow planes carrying aid shipments to land. Many of the country’s airstrips have been out of use for decades and are unusable due to overgrown vegetation and damage.

05 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

This report highlights the key UNICEF C4D interventions during the response phase of the 2015 earthquakes. It explains how UNICEF worked at the national and local level with key stakeholders to meet the information and communication needs of affected families and communities.

FOREWORD

05 May 2016 description
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Highlights

  • UNHCR Livelihoods Projects are Changing Lives

  • UNHCR Celebrates World Autism Day Throughout Syria

  • Capacity Building in Damascus

  • UNHCR Delivers Humanitarian Assistance

  • The Importance of Child Protection

05 May 2016 description
report Miraya FM

The Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) is urging the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) to establish key transitional institutions provided for in the peace agreement.

Addressing the weekly press briefing in Juba, Ellen Magrethe Loej welcomed the formation of the interim government and called for the full implementation of transitional security arrangements to allow people return to their homes.

05 May 2016 description
infographic World Food Programme

On 16 April 2016, a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Ecuador, killing more than 600 people and leaving tens of thousands in need of assistance.

Ten Partner organizations have dispatched prepositioned relief items and equipment from Panama, including prefabs, latrines, kitchen, shelter and hygiene kits, tarpaulins, water tanks, and dewatering pumps.

Two charter flights have been generously provided by UPS, and one ocean shipment was kindly provided by YachtAid Global.

04 May 2016 description

Situation Overview

IOM continues to assist the people and Government of Pakistan by supporting communities affected by natural disasters together with regular programmes focusing on migration management, migration health, disaster preparedness, and resettlement movements and community stabilization implemented in coordination with other development and humanitarian counterparts.

04 May 2016 description

Since the beginning of 2016, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching over 778,000 civilians in besieged, hard-to-reach and other priority crossline locations with dire humanitarian needs. Many of these people were reached more than once. A total of 40 UN inter-agency convoys have been undertaken, reaching nearly 666,000 people. UNRWA has also delivered 23 convoys with multi-sectoral assistance to 19,000 people in YBB*, including thousands of residents in and from Yarmouk.

04 May 2016 description

Highlights - During March 2016, WFP along with its cooperating partners (CPs) provided food assistance to 96,400 people under Emergency Operation (EMOP) 200765. - New requirements for humanitarian organizations operating in NGCAs are hampering humanitarian assistance from reaching people in these areas. - WFP requires USD 27.5 million in Ukraine from April until September.