- Mano River Union (MRU) emphasises regional dimension of EVD
- Local health officials in Liberia remain vigilant on EVD efforts
- UNICEF continues monitoring activities of re-opened schools in Guinéa
As the brutal crisis in Syria enters into its fifth year, calls for the protection of civilians and improved humanitarian access continue to be ignored by all parties. In a briefing to the Security Council, delivered on behalf of Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos, UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief Kyung-wha Kang highlighted a litany of failings by all sides and renewed the humanitarian community’s call for a political end to the conflict.
Mr. President, Distinguished members of the Security Council,
On behalf of Ms. Valerie Amos, USG for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, I have the honour to deliver the following statement.
Since early January 2015, above-normal rains caused massive floods in Malawi, affecting 15 districts and an estimate of 638,000 people countrywide. At least, 174,000 people displaced in the three most hit districts: Nsanje, Chikwawa, and Phalombe.
This eleventh report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014), pa ragraph 10 of Security Council resolution 2165 (2014) and paragraph 5 of Security Council resolution 2191 (2014), in which the Council requested the Secretary - General to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all parties to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Latest Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System report now available. The 14th round of the FSNMS (December 2014), shows a general improvement in food security for non-conflict affected states (excluding Warrap) but a worrying situation in the Greater Upper Nile region.
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Additional radio operators are being hired and trained for the UNAMI radio room in order to provide aroundthe-clock security monitoring.
Agreement has been reached with UNAMI to integrate ETC digital radio tracking services with the existing UNAMI system (MOTOTRBO).
- Overview of Needs and Requirements (ONR) funding gap- USD 1 billion
- Senegal re-opens land borders with Guinea
- Communities actively engaged in awareness activities
Key Political and Economic Developments
- On 26 January, Senegal reopened its land borders with Guinea. Senegal had reopened air and sea borders on 14 November 2014, after closing all borders on 21 August 2014.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)on October 27, 2014, handed over 15 trucks, 2 four-wheel drive vehicles and 23 protective jackets and helmets to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC). The donation is part of the WFP ongoing support to enhance the capacity of volunteers to continue to carry out their work of delivering humanitarian assistance across Syria.
ARLINGTON, VA – IRD, which has provided medical supplies to local partners in Sierra Leone and Liberia assisting those suffering from Ebola, is partnering with Peace Builders, Medshare and The Village Link to transport additional medical aid to Sierra Leone. IRD regularly coordinates the transport of medical and other humanitarian aid to vulnerable people in countries around the world.
Via Satellite | Caleb Henry
[Via Satellite 01-26-2015] Gisli Olafsson, emergency response director at NetHope, a consortium of 42 top global humanitarian organizations, has been in West Africa as part of the international response to the Ebola outbreak since October 2014. He has traveled between Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia, spurring on the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to combat the disease throughout the three countries.
En septembre 2014, 2.565.403 $US ont été octroyé par le Coordinateur Humanitaire à l’UNICEF, au PAM et à UNHAS afin de répondre à la Fièvre Hémorragique Virale Ebola en Equateur. Près de 250.000 personnes étaient ciblées par ces projets. Ce financement est venu en complément du CERF Rapid Response pour 1.955.395 $US accordé à l’OMS et l’UNICEF.
Le profil humanitaire du Nord-Kivu se veut être un outil de mobilisation de ressources et de préparation aux urgences mis à jour trimestriellement pour informer la communauté humanitaire sur les principaux enjeux humanitaires de la province.
Snapshot 21-27 January
Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks continue, with Borno state capital Maiduguri and nearby military bases targeted on 25 January. Security forces pushed BH back from Maiduguri, but further attacks are expected. BH also raided villages in Michika local government area, Adamawa state. There are reports that BH has forbidden the use of vehicles in areas under its control.
Bilan de la tempête tropicale Chedza et des intempéries au 26/01/2015 à 16h
Après l'appel à la solidarité nationale lancé par le BNGRC le 19 Janvier dernier, nombre de donateurs ont répondu à l'appel. En parallèle, les actions d'assistance et de distribution de dons (vivres et non vivres) sont effectuées dans toutes les zones touchées par les intempéries de ces derniers jours.
Vous pouvez télécharger l'intégralité du rapport de situation de ce 26 janvier 2015 à 16h.