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Communications with Affected Communities in CAR Evaluation Report February 2014

Introduction

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Central African Republic : Executive Brief - Multi-Cluster/Sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) - January 2014

Key Messages

  • The upsurge in violence in December has caused massive displacement in the Central African Republic. More than 700,000 new cases of displacement have taken place since September 2014 (including over 500,000 in Bangui), while abuses against the civilian population are pervasive. The economy is reeling, undermining people's livelihoods. Health and education service provision has collapsed due to looting, and lack of supplies and stuff.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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India: Cyclone Phailin (MDRN013) Operation Update No. 3

Period covered for this update: 19 October to 11 April 2014

CHF 500,000 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the National Society in delivering immediate assistance to some 15,000 families (75,000 beneficiaries). Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #18, 14 April 2014

Highlights

 Over 3.7 million people in the country, including almost 740,000 children under five, are at high risk of food insecurity. Malnutrition rates are also on the rise, with partners estimating that the lives of as many as 50,000 children could be at risk unless nutrition programmes are urgently funded and scaled up.

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World + 21 others
CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Zimbabwe: Food Security Emergency Appeal MDRZW008 Operation Update n° 3

Summary: The rains have been good in most parts of Zimbabwe during the early months of 2014. This has created hope for a good harvest starting in April/May and on the other hand the rain has also caused floods and damage to people’s homes and livelihoods.

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Humanitarian situation in South Sudan ‘extremely worrying’ as rainy season approaches

The approaching rainy season in South Sudan is set to exacerbate an already vast humanitarian crisis, the British Red Cross has warned.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been made homeless by fighting in the world’s newest nation, while millions are reportedly in need of aid.

Heavy deluges have already hit the capital Juba, affecting displaced people sheltering in makeshift camps.

Across the country, an estimated 300,000 people made homeless by the conflict were living in camps prone to flooding and a relocation initiative has begun.

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Chad + 4 others
Central African Republic Regional Response Plan January - December 2014

This regional inter-agency appeal aims at mobilizing the emergency response for the influx of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013 to the Republics of Cameroon and Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (RoC).
Immediate priorities to support the preservation of lives include the provision of food, individual and family protection, health and nutrition, water and sanitation and shelter.

International Organization for Migration:

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Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) Republic of South Sudan Operation - April 16, 2014

The ETC was activated in South Sudan in 2011 to provide security and data telecommunications services to the humanitarian community. WFP is leading ETC activities in RoSS with responsibility for coordination, implementation, and overall operational support for common ICT services

Due to ongoing conflict in South Sudan, some ETC services in ‘Hotspot Areas’ have been temporarily suspended. These will be reinstated once the security situation improves.

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Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs, 11 April 2014

OVERVIEW

The Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster tracks and monitors displacement flows in all displacement sites in order to define caseloads, identify vulnerable groups, monitor and coordinate service provision in camps and advocate durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs).

International Organization for Migration:

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Nicaragua: Emergencia Terremoto Reporte de Situación No. 4 (al 15/04/2014)

Destacados

El terremoto ocurrido el 10 de abril con una intensidad de 6.2 grados en la escala de Richter seguido por 2 terremotos el día 11 de abril de 6.2 y 6.7 grados en la escala de Richter, generaron afectación principalmente en el sector viviendas e infraestructura hospitalaria.

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Guinea + 3 others
Taking preventive action to stop the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Ebola virus disease, a highly infectious and deadly disease, continues to claim lives in West Africa. As of 9 April, Guinea has counted close to 160 suspected cases with 101 deaths. The virus which surfaced in rural Guinea and then spread to Conakry, the capital, has now also reached neighbouring Liberia, where five fatalities have been recorded. In Mali, health officials are investigating suspected cases of Ebola.

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Chile: Fire - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) Operation No. MDRCL010

The latest reports from the national authorities state that more than 12,000 people have been evacuated from their homes. The city is also experiencing massive power outages due to damage to the infrastructure.

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Cameroon + 2 others
UNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report, March 31, 2014

Highlights

UNICEF continues to be engaged in providing humanitarian response in four regions of Cameroon – Far North, North, Adamoua and East – which have been facing recurring emergencies such as increased food insecurity after the dry season, widespread epidemics like Cholera and Meningitis, and floods), and the continued influx of refugees from CAR and Nigeria.

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Republic of South Sudan - ETC Situation Report #42 Reporting period 07/04/14 to 13/04/14

Highlights

  • On 11/04/2014, the ETC dispatched a team to Malakal to establish a radio room and VHF coverage. This will improve security and coordination capability of the humanitarian community there.

Cluster Responsibilities

  • WFP is leading ETC activities in RoSS with responsibility for coordination, implementation and overall operational support for common ICT services.
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South Sudan + 1 other
South Sudan: Situation Report #23, 14 April 2014

Highlights

  • Following the WFP Executive Director's visit, the Country Office has sent a letter to the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs requesting the Government's permission for WFP to use the Sudan corridor, similar to the request which led to the non-objection letter for the Gambella corridor access. Positive discussions with the government of Sudan and South Sudan are currently ongoing.

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Solomon Islands Flash Floods - Health Situation Report No. 1

Health priorities include access to safe water and sanitation facilities, nutrition and food safety, maternal and child health services, and mental health and psychosocial support.