Shelter and Non-Food Items

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06 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR reaches 1,200 vulnerable IDPs in Western Bahr al Ghazal – UNHCR provided sanitary pads, blankets and kitchen sets to some 1,200 vulnerable women in Mboro, as part of an inter-agency response to 5,000 internally displaced people from Wau County.

06 May 2016 description
report Caritas

More than two weeks after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake ravaged Ecuador’s northern coast Caritas aims to help 700 families (3,500 people) in 8 rural communities rebuild their lives with funding from an international emergency appeal.

The earthquake took 659 lives and injured and additional 4,605. The majority of communities in the provinces of Esmeraldas and Manabí are decimated. Buildings, infrastructure and livelihoods have been buried beneath the rubble.

06 May 2016 description

Due to the decline in emergency medical needs at AMDA’s activity base (Hirayasu Elementary School) in Mashiki-cho, AMDA’s medical assistance is entering the secondary stage where acupuncturists, care workers and physiotherapists are playing an active role in taking care of the evacuees. The most notable and unique attempt is a collaborative mobile clinic conducted by the team of medical personnel with different specialties.

06 May 2016 description

Since a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador’s coast on 16 April 2016, it is estimated that over 720,000 people are in need of humanitarian aid. As of 2 May, the number of casualties increased to 660 and health assistance has been provided to 51,3762 people (4,605 injured during the first 72 hours of the emergency). 23 people are still missing, nearly 7,000 buildings have been destroyed and the number of people in shelters has decreased to 22,754.

06 May 2016 description

EU Civil Protection activities

• The EUCP Team comprised of 10 experts from 8 Participating States is present in strategic points for the emergency management: Quito and Portoviejo with Liaison Officers embedded in the National Operations Centre in Quito and working with the OSOCC in Portoviejo.

• Since 25 April, the EU structural engineers (FR, IT, UK, EUCP Teams) assessed a total number of 946 buildings including one of the biggest shopping malls in Portoviejo of 9000m², the City hall and the church of Pedernales and a hospital in Manta.

05 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Since the beginning of 2016, almost 184,500 people have crossed the Mediterranean to seek safety and protection in Europe. Of them, 154,914 arrived on Greek shores. Since last March, there has been a significant reduction in the flow of refugee and migrant populations from northern Greece due to the enforcement of more rigid border controls along with adoption of the EU-Turkey agreement.

05 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • ISSG representatives agree to a nationwide cessation of hostilities

  • Relief agencies reach 778,000 people in hard-to-reach and besieged locations since January

  • Intensified aerial attacks in and around the city of Aleppo cause civilian casualties and damage key infrastructure, including NGO-supported health facilities

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

05 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• In April, a nationwide cessation of hostilities began and a new round of peace talks started with high hopes for further steps towards the long-waited peace in Yemen. UNICEF and partners welcome the agreement and expanded the humanitarian response in previously active conflict areas namely; Taiz, Sa’ada, Al Jawf, Marib and Al Bayda including education assessment in Taiz and Sa’ada.

05 May 2016 description
report Mercy Corps

Civilians continue to bear the brunt of suffering in seemingly endless war

Gaziantep, Turkey – The global organization Mercy Corps calls on all parties to the conflict in Syria to abide by the new cessation of hostilities agreement and allow all humanitarian agencies to deliver sustained and unfettered lifesaving assistance to civilians in Syria.

05 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • Several missions have visited affected areas for a multisector assessment (MIRA). Partners and affected communities are contributing to the process.

  • The Flash Appeal (US$72.7 million) has little financing.
    Donors are urged to contribute to the projects that benefit the affected people.

  • The dispersal of people is still a concern. People in formal and informal shelters are being assisted with basic relief measures.

05 May 2016 description
report Global Communities
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As the conflict in Syria extends beyond the fourth year, there is need for a widespread humanitarian response focused on urban areas that addresses humanitarian needs and promotes resilience for the 13.5 million people in need of protection and humanitarian assistance within Syria. The majority of humanitarian assistance both in Syria and worldwide is provided as in-kind aid. However, over the past decade a transition has occurred and cash-based approaches, including both conditional and unconditional cash-transfers and voucher programs, are becoming increasingly common.

05 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • Iraqi and Kurdish Security Forces continued to fire artillery shells at armed opposition groups in Makhmur district, causing fresh displacement south of Mosul.

  • 4,336 persons have now fled to Debaga IDP camp (including 627 new arrivals over the last week) since the security forces began their offensive on 24 March to retake villages east of the Tigris River in Makhmur district.

  • In Anbar Governorate, some 5,050 people have now been displaced into IDP camps and transit locations between 20 April and 3 May.

05 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 30 April 2016, Kakuma had received 54,163 refugees from South Sudan. This brings the total registered camp population to 190,822 with South Sudanese making up 52% of the overall camp population.

05 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • A total of 3,114 Syrians entered KR-I through the Peshkhabour border post during the reporting period. The number of total arrivals on a 15-day visa increased by 6%. Out of them, no new arrivals were granted entry as asylum-seekers or on the grounds of family reunification a significant drop compared to early 2015 when some 50% of new arrivals entered in Iraq as asylum seekers.

05 May 2016 description

Collective Centres & Spontaneous settlements: A last resort for displaced families

05 May 2016 description

Activities

Beneficiaries numbers reported are for March 2016 only.

CCCM has coordinated the provision of lifesaving multi-sectoral response to 246,884 IDPs living in 256 informal settlements in March.