Shelter and Non-Food Items

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01 Jul 2015 description
report Government of India

1.CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 30th June, 2015, there is 01 moderate flood situation sites in the country, as per details given below:

ASSAM

River Brahmaputra at Neamatighat, Distt. Jorhat (Assam) is flowing at 85.15 m against the danger level of 85.04 m with Steady trend.

01 Jul 2015 description

During the 2012 conflict in Mali, thousands of people displaced from northern Mali came to Bamako to escape violence and disruption of basic services. However, in Bamako many families lacked the means to support their families as all sources of livelihoods were lost when they fled their homes.

100,000 displaced people in North Mali since 2012

01 Jul 2015 description

USA – Forest Fire
• A forest fire broke out in Chelan County (Washington State) near Wenatchee on 28 June.
• According to media (as of 30 June), the fire burnt nearly 1,200 ha, destroyed 23 houses and injured three firefighters, while an evacuation order is in effect.

INDIA – Floods
• The Upper Assam districts of Sonitpur, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji were hit by new floods on 29 June, that killed two people and affected over 5,500 people in 20 villages. A relief camp has been opened by the district authorities, sheltering 75 people.

01 Jul 2015 description
report Deutsche Welle

Author Peter Hille

Aid for refugees, climate protection, fighting poverty – the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) has invested record amounts in development projects worldwide. Yet, not everyone is pleased.

01 Jul 2015 description
report Irrawaddy

By MOE MYINT / THE IRRAWADDY

RANGOON — Severe flooding in Burma’s Arakan State over the past few days has hit locals hard, with businesses and transportation disrupted and reports that several people have died.

Myo Lwin, the founder of a community-based organization in Arakan State’s Ann Township, said five people had died due to the flooding in Ann and four others from surrounding villages.

30 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

  • Fighing continues in Hasakeh city

  • The Department of Social Affairs estimates that 120,000 people have been displaced as a result of the fighting

  • Almost 23,300 IDPs identified/registerd by parterns in the northern districts

  • The authorities establish a new camp in Gre Rash/Tal Aswad

30 Jun 2015 description

Highlights:

  • Since 26 March, 4.4 million people have received humanitarian assistance.

  • The national health-care system has reached a breaking point. Dengue fever cases are rising, chronic diseases lack treatment, and vital medical supplies and personnel cannot reach targeted people.

  • Commercial imports of food, medicine and fuel are at a virtual standstill. Seaports and airports are operating at minimal capacity and road networks are non-functional.

30 Jun 2015 description
report European Commission

Dushanbe, 30 June 2015 – The European Commission is providing EUR 54 608 in humanitarian funding to assist affected populations in response to the floods and landslides which hit Khatlon province and Rasht valley in May this year. The European Commission is contributing to the disaster relief emergency fund of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, following a funding appeal by the organisation to provide assistance. This was based on a thorough needs assessment, which was conducted in coordination with government agencies responsible for emergency response.

30 Jun 2015 description
report IRIN

MYTILENE, 30 June 2015 (IRIN) - In the shadow of Greece’s bitter row with creditors, the refugee crisis unfolding in its islands has been pushed from the headlines, but boats carrying migrants and asylum seekers continue to arrive and systems for receiving them have virtually collapsed.

Outside the Mersinidi identification centre on the island of Chios, migrants are hanging their clothes out to dry on trees and bushes following an early morning storm. They are mostly families with small children that arrived the evening before.

30 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Yemen, findings from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification identified that 10 of the 22 governorates in Yemen (Aden, Al Dhale’e, Lahj, Taiz, Abyan, Sa’ada, Hajjah, Hodeidah, Al Bayda and Shabwa) are facing food insecurity at phase four, the emergency phase before a humanitarian catastrophe/famine.

30 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

  • WFP urgently requires USD 63 million for the next six months to meet the needs of existing operations that are responding to the Burundi crisis.

  • In Burundi, a recent inter-agency assessment recommended immediate food assistance for 100,000 people in Kirundo, Makamba Provinces and Bujumbura.

30 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tension is on the rise in Bujumbura in view of the first round of presidential elections, as rumors of attacks to destabilize the process circulate. In light of this, the number of Burundians leaving the country has increased. The police and military are still present in some parts of the city centre and suburbs. Criminality is on the rise and grenade attacks are recorded almost daily.

30 Jun 2015 description

Highlights:

  • Humanitarian convoys started again delivering supplies toareas beyond government control through the Volnovakha crossing point in Donetska oblast after over two weeks of no-access.

  • Concerns over new regulations by the Government on restricting any commercial supplies of food, medicines and other items from and to NGCAs which will could trigger serious humanitarian consequences for civilians in areas beyond Government control.

30 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 24–30 June 2015

Burundi: Turnout at the parliamentary elections was low. Voting stations were targeted and there was a spate of grenade attacks in the capital: several people were injured. Around 1,000 Burundians are leaving the country every day: 62,000 refugees are now in Tanzania, 45,000 in Rwanda, and 10,600 in DRC.

South Sudan: Households in some areas of Unity and Upper Nile states are suspected to be facing Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) food security outcomes. 5–8% of the country’s population are suffering severe acute malnutrition.

30 Jun 2015 description
report IRIN

AMUDA, SYRIA, 30 June 2015 (IRIN) - Tens of thousands of Syrians have fled fighting in the northern city of Hassakeh, with residents describing widespread panic following a sustained assault by so-called Islamic State (IS) militants. Since last Thursday, IS fighters have been launching attacks on government-held parts of the ethnically mixed city, which is divided into areas run by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government and those under the control of Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG) fighters.