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South Sudan + 1 other
UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #19, 14 April 2014

Highlights

 Following heavy fighting in Bentiu (Unity State) on 14 and 15 April, the number of people displaced inside the Protection of Civilians (PoC) site increased to 23,000, up from 4,000 just a week ago. With the current water supply, IDPs are receiving less than two liters of water per person per day. There is now just one latrine per 317 people.

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Syria Crisis Monthly humanitarian situation report - 18 March – 17 April 2014: Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey and Egypt

Highlights

• During the reporting period, UNICEF participated in four inter-agency convoys in Syria, reaching 2,800 families in Douma, in Rural Damascus; 3,500 families in Sarmada and 4,000 families in Saraqib in Idleb; as well as 3,000 families in Termalleh and 1,000 in Al Ghanto, in Homs.

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Republic of South Sudan - ETC Situation Report #43 Reporting period 14/04/14 to 21/04/14

Highlights

  • On 16/04/2014, the ETC completed a four-day mission to Malakal during which all necessary equipment for the establishment of a radio room was installed, radio maintenance for humanitarian vehicles was carried out and training was provided to humanitarian staff to improve security in the field.

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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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16–23 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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South Sudan + 1 other
South Sudan: Situation Report #24, 23 April 2014

Highlights

  • Despite the heavy fighting that erupted in Bentiu (Upper Nile) on 15 April, WFP has been able to quickly provide a 15 day food ration to around 22,000 beneficiaries including wounded civilians at the IOM/IRC clinic and the new IDPs at the Rubkona UNMISS PoC 2 site.

  • Following media reports suggesting that during the attack in Bentiu, some civilians were killed inside WFP compound, WFP Security and UNMISS have visited the compound and have not found any sign or evidence of killing or shooting.

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Japan contributes $4.6 million to WFP’s work in South Sudan

JUBA – The Government of Japan has donated US$4.6 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide a lifeline to people affected by the devastating conflict in South Sudan and to help communities improve their food security.

“WFP plays an important role under the current situation in order to save lives and to assist by reaching out through humanitarian assistance to those people in need. I believe that our contribution will be utilised to reach the most vulnerable,” said Ambassador of Japan, Takeshi Akamatsu.

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Solomon Islands: HCC Situation Report 8 – 22 April 2014

Situation Status:

On Thursday 3 April, NDMO declared Honiara and Guadalcanal in a State of Disaster and a state of emergency was declared by the Solomon Islands Government on Friday April 4. The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) is coordinating the response and the Honiara City Council (HCC) has been mandated to coordinate the response for Honiara. A Multi-Agency Committee (MAC) has been established to provide advice and support to HCC in the provision of services to evacuation centres.

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Joint statement by heads of UN humanitarian agencies on Syria

One year after issuing an urgent appeal on behalf of millions of people caught in the chaos and violence of Syria’s civil war, leaders of UN agencies renew their call for action.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Sudan + 2 others
Sudan ‑ Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #3, Fiscal Year 2014

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Escalating violence in Sudan’s Darfur region since late February has resulted in the displacement of approximately 326,000 people. Although relief agencies have confirmed the return of nearly 63,500 people to their homes, conflict continues to displace populations and expand across most areas of North Darfur and South Darfur states, affecting communities in neighboring states as well.

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Satellite mapping overview as of 22 April 2014

Report
UNOSAT

This service summarizes current satellite mapping activities of interest to GDACS stakeholders. It is issued weekly and based on contributions from map-producing entities and GDACS partners.

Africa

South Sudan complex emergency – Glide number: OT-2014-000001-SSD

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Android App fast tracks relief effort in Solomon Islands

Smartphone technology is helping speed up the distribution of relief supplies to rural communities in Solomon Islands affected by recent floods.

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