Protection and Human Rights

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27 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • From 14-20 May, Sri Lanka received heavy rainfall due to atmospheric disturbances and the formation of Tropical Cyclone Roanu. On 15-16 May, some parts of the country received the highest rainfall for the season.

27 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • Tropical Storm Roanu that struck Sri Lanka on 15 May 2016 caused severe flooding and numerous landslides, particularly in the west of the country.

  • According to the Government of Sri Lanka Disaster Management Centre, 301,602 people have been affected by the floods and landslides. 104 people are known to have died and 99 people are still missing.

  • An estimated 21,484 people still displaced as a result of the disaster and are living in camps and temporary accommodation including schools.

27 May 2016 description

Buni Yadi, Nigeria | AFP | Friday 5/27/2016 - 11:04 GMT

by Aminu ABUBAKAR

More than two years after being attacked by Boko Haram, piles of blackened furniture, iron bed frames and computers still litter the burnt-out shell of the Federal Government College in Buni Yadi.

The corrugated iron roofing has caved in and the eerily silent school compound in Yobe state, northeast Nigeria, is overgrown with shrubs and grass.

27 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • On 18 May, two aftershocks shook the country with epicenters between the cantons of Quinindé and Muisne in the Province of Esmeraldas, and Pedernales in the Province of Manabí. The first aftershock occurred at 2:57am and another one at 11:36am with a magnitude of 6.7 and 6.8, respectively. The aftershocks resulted in additional damages in Esmeraldas Province. In response, the Government opened new camps in the affected areas.

26 May 2016 description

Aperçu de la situation

Le site de Gaoui, situé à 15 km de N’Djamena, a été ouvert en janvier 2014 afin d’accueillir les retournés tchadiens fuyant les violences en République Centrafricaine (RCA). Il compte actuellement quelque 5 200 retournés, en majorité des femmes et des enfants, principalement venus de Bangui.

26 May 2016 description

Introduction

Au cours du plan d'intervention humanitaire 2016 (HRP), les indicateurs de résultats du Sahel ont été définis en consultation avec les points focaux du secteur régional pour fournir des indicateurs de performance standards pour le Sahel. Les points focaux des Cluster Pays ont fournis leurs objectifs annuels et commencé à rapporter sur leurs réalisations sectorielles pour chacun des indicateurs de résultats sur une base mensuelle.

26 May 2016 description

Introduction

During the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), The Sahel output indicators were defined in consultation with the regional sector focal points to provide a standard measure of performance for the Sahel. Country Cluster focal points provided their annual targets for each country and started to report on their cluster achievements for each of the output indicators on a monthly basis.

26 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Government of Kenya announcement to close Dadaab Camps

26 May 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Pas de répit pour les habitants de Nindja qui passent de déplacement en déplacement

  • Kalehe : plus de 2 500 familles retournées se procurent des vivres et articles ménagers essentiels

Aperçu de la situation

26 May 2016 description

Destacados

  • El 18 de mayo se registraron dos fuertes réplicas con epicentros localizados entre los cantones de Quinindé, Muisne en la Provincia de Esmeraldas y el cantón de Pedernales en la Provincia de Manabí. El primero ocurrió a las 2:57am de 6.7 grados en escala de Richter y otro a las 11:36 am de 6,8 grados. Las réplicas generaron daños principalmente en la Provincia de Esmeraldas. Consecuentemente, el Gobierno abrió nuevos albergues/ campamentos en las zonas afectadas.

25 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rapid assessments in northeastern Nigeria indicate urgent humanitarian needs 
  • More than 20,000 newly displaced people registered in Cameroon’s Far North Region between February and April 
  • ERC Stephen O’Brien calls for increased assistance for Lake Chad Basin response

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

25 May 2016 description
report World Vision

BRUSSELS, 25 May 2016 - Following the World Humanitarian Summit, 23rd – 24th May held in Istanbul, World Vision was pleased with the level of participation and commitments to its core priorities especially around education in emergencies, humanitarian financing, innovation and partnering.

25 May 2016 description

Following the devastation brought about by Tropical Cyclone Winston, initial reports from the Fiji Government in early March indicated that more than 54,000 evacuees had taken refuge from TC Winston and in its aftermath in more than 700 evacuation centres, many of which were schools. By 26 March 2016, official government figures recorded 361 evacuees in 26 evacuation centres.

25 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
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Highlights

  • On 21 May, cyclone Roanu made landfall in the Southern coastal areas of Bangladesh affecting 700,000 people.

  • Immediate needs for the affected population are food, water, shelter and livelihood. Government is distributing food and will provide small cash grants shortly.

  • The Government of Bangladesh has officially asked for support from the international community and clusters have been activated.