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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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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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Bulletin d'Information Humanitaire - Province du Sud-Kivu N° 13/14, 16 avril 2014

Faits saillants

  • Au moins 34 000 personnes déplacées en une semaine dans Fizi et Shabunda
  • Le Gouvernement provincial a fourni des abris à plus de 90 familles victimes des pluies de février dans Kalehe
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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South Sudan + 1 other
UN official calls ongoing violence ‘an outrage’ to country’s people

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UN News Service

The number of people seeking shelter at the UN mission base in the Unity state capital, Bentiu, has doubled over the past few days, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer said today.

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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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Jordan + 1 other
Lives unseen: Urban Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities three years into the Syria crisis

Report
CARE

A new study by CARE International highlights the refugees' struggle to cope with inadequate housing, high debts, rising costs of living and educational challenges for children.

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World + 39 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 8 – 15 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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Solomon Islands Humanitarian Situation Report #4, 10-14 April 2014

Salient Points

  • Torrential rain and river overflow in Honiara, Guadalcanal,
    Malaita and Isabel Provinces caused massive flooding, damages and displacement between 3 and 5 April 2014.

  • Two earthquakes (7.2 and 7.7 in magnitude) have shaken Solomon Islands in the last few days, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuations, but fortunately no tsunami.
    Rapid assessments have not revealed any visible damage, but relief efforts were delayed while people twice evacuated high risk areas.

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Central African Republic Situation: UNHCR External Regional Update 10 - 3-10 Apr 2014

Highlights

UNHCR is leading the launch of a Regional Response Plan for the CAR Refugee Emergency, to cover the four neighbouring countries–Cameroon, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Republic of Congo. The launch is set for 16 April and will highlight the needs of seven UN agencies, IOM and six NGOs providing assistance in the region.

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Emergency Situation UNHCR External Regional Update 10, 7 – 11 April 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SOUTH SUDAN: The crisis has led to a severe deterioration in the food security situation and around 3.7 million people are now at high risk of food insecurity.
    UNHCR and partners are very concerned about the food and nutrition situation, especially for the over 126,000 Sudanese refugees living in Maban, Upper Nile State.

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Syria: Emergency Response Fund (as of 7 April 2014)

The Syria Emergency Response Fund (ERF) mobilises and channels resources to humanitarian partners to respond to the current situation in Syria and initiate life-saving humanitarian activities both inside Syria and in neighbouring countries.

Since its inception in March 2012, the ERF has received $73.8 million. To date, the ERF has allocated $55 million for 168 projects in Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. The total ERF balance is $18.8 million. 10 Projects amounting to $4.7 million are currently under review. If approved, the ERF balance will stand at $14.1 million.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Kenya + 2 others
UNHCR Dadaab Update 5/14, 01 - 31 March 2014

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Ration Card Exchange

Between 15th and 22nd March, UNHCR replaced old food ration cards with new ones in all five Dadaab camps. Refugees who collected their food rations stopped by the UNHCR desks in food distribution centres to receive their new cards. 80,424 new ration cards were validated which means that 97% of all households in Dadaab now have a new card. The remaining 3% of households can approach the UNHCR field offices for their cards.

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South Sudan Crisis: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 10 April 2014)

Since January 2014, 1.1 million people across South Sudan have received some form of assistance. Humanitarian partners are responding in 84 of 170 locations with reported concentrations of displaced people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Solomon Islands: Flash Floods Situation Report No. 3 (as of 13 April 2014)

The government is fast-tracking food and water relief to affected communities and developing a three-month humanitarian action plan with partners to establish a coherent response.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Colombia: Desplazamientos masivos en Guapi (Cauca) - Informe de Situación No. 2 (12/04/2014)

  • Nuevos enfrentamientos ocurridos desde el 8 de abril entre miembros de las FARC-EP y la Fuerza Pública, causaron el desplazamiento de 137 afrocolombianas/os de la zona rural al casco urbano de Guapi (Cauca).

  • Con este último evento, son cuatro las comunidades de la zona que se desplazaron en el último mes por las mismas causas.

  • Tras el retorno de parte la población desplazada, 378 personas permanecen albergadas en el casco urbano y requieren asistencia humanitaria.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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United Nations working together in flood-affected Honiara

(Honiara, 12 April 2014): The United Nations is working together in Honiara to assist the thousands of people affected by flash flooding in the capital and Guadalcanal Province.

A week after floods devastated the Solomon Islands, 21 people are confirmed dead with two missing and an estimated 52,000 affected across Honiara City and greater Guadalcanal. Over 10 UN agencies are in Honiara to distribute relief supplies and to provide expertise across coordination, protection, health, logistics and water, sanitation and hygiene.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Iraq + 1 other
Spaces to feel safe, for refugee children and youth

The crisis in Syria has caused for nearly 220,000 refugees to flee to the neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan, seeking a safe space, opportunities, and hope for the future. Displaced children are especially vulnerable in refugee camps, where a sense of normality is far to be found. In response, ACTED and UNICEF have begun Child Protection activities in Darashakran and Qushtapa refugee camps.

What kind of work support to ACTED teams provide to Syrian refugees in the Iraqi Kurdistan?

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Lebanon + 1 other
Syrian Refugee Response: Lebanon Inter-Agency Update, 11 April 2014

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK

  • 662,000 individuals benefited from food assistance;

  • More than 21,878 children were vaccinated against polio;

  • 7,700 individuals received primary and secondary healthcare services;

  • 71,500 individuals received blankets, mattresses, fuel and other household items;

  • 8,400 individuals benefited from health awareness sessions;

  • 7,600 benefited from shelter support;

  • Some 1,800 refugees benefited from social and mental health consultations;

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Central African Republic: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 11 April 2014)

Persistent insecurity and attacks on civilians continued in various parts of the country. Entire villages were burned down and looted in northern Paoua (Ouham-Pende), prompting thousands of people, mostly women and children, to flee into the bush. At the same time, the vulnerability of affected population will increase with the onset of the rain and lean season. However underfunding is threatening ongoing humanitarian operations and there is a major risk of needing to downsize the humanitarian response

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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