Shelter and Non-Food Items

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CAR Crisis IOM Regional Response Situation Report 9-22 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

CAR: IOM releases the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) report on 17 September. The report can be found here .

CHAD: On 18 September, IOM began conducting verification exercises of the returnees currently residing in Kobit-eye transit site.

CAMEROON: IOM in coordination with the Red Cross, distributed food to 143 newly arrived households and NFI kits to 15 households in Kentzou.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

International Organization for Migration:

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - August 2014: Shelter

As of August 92,902 refugees are benefiting from shelter facilities (tents and when necessary replacement of tents) in camps, whereas 48,340 are benefiting from improved shelter facilities (tent foundation and cooking areas).

AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS:

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Combatting Malaria in Sudan Distribution of Over Five Million Insecticide Treated Bed Nets

UNDP and UNICEF launched the second phase of the bed net distribution plan for 2014 across 32 localities, bringing the total number of distributed bed nets to more than five million.

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Turkey + 1 other
Turkey: Population Movement Emergency Appeal n° MDRTR003 Operations Update n°6

Period covered by this Operations Update: 1 July to 26 September 2014.

Appeal target: CHF 42.1 million in cash, kind, and services to support the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) until December 2015 to extend humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of some 250,000 people seeking assistance and protection.

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Somalia: Tropical cyclone Emergency appeal n° MDRSO002 - Operations update n° 4

Appeal History:

  • Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 67,841 was allocated to support the Somalia Red Crescent Society (SRCS) in delivering immediate assistance to affected persons.

  • This Emergency Appeal was launched on 20 December, 2013 for CHF 2,406,038 to assist 23,100 persons (3,300 households) affected by the tropical cyclone disaster that hit Bari and Nugaal regions of Puntland,
    Somalia on 10 November 2013.

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Uganda + 1 other
Uganda: Population Movement Emergency 6 months Update Appeal n° MDRUG037

Appeal History:

  • Mid-December 2013: Escalation of fighting in the Republic of South Sudan resulting in massive cross border population movement.

  • January 2014: CHF 170,000 allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) in delivering immediate assistance to 25,000 beneficiaries from South Sudan in refugee settlements across Arua and Adjumani districts of West Nile Sub Region of Northern Uganda.

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Ukraine: Situation report No. 13 as of 26 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• On 19 September, Ukraine, the Russian Federation and separatist groups signed a 9-point Memorandum outlining parameters for the implementation of the ceasefire commitments agreed to in on 5 September in Minsk.

• On 26 September, 300,000 doses of tetanus toxoid arrived in Ukraine. The fast-track approach developed by UNICEF and WHO has enabled the country to rapidly obtain prequalified vaccines.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Under-Secretary-General Valerie Amos: Briefing to the Security Council on Syria [EN/AR]

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11 million people in Syria require urgent humanitarian assistance. Amos is calling for greater financial assistance and sustained pressure on all parties to ensure that they respect and implement resolutions 2139 and 2165.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Mission East is operational in Iraq with Team of Emergency Experts

Report
Mission East

By Per Bergholdt Jensen

Copenhagen, Denmark - September 30, 2014 - The Danish emergency organisation Mission East has established a team of emergency aid experts on the ground in Northern Iraq which is currently witnessing one the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. The team will secure clean water, food and shelter for internally displaced Christians and Yazidis in the Dohuk Governorate.

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World + 52 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 24–30 September

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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China Flood 2014: Work Report 8

Situation Update

Since 16 September, Southern China areas have been affected by the typhoon “Seagull”, strong wind and torrential rains lead to flooding in a number of places. The situation in Central and Western Guangdong, South and West of Guangxi, Hainan and Yunnan are particularly serious. According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, a total of 3,3million people were affected by the flooding, with 6 people died, 329,000 people evacuated, 42,000 houses collapsed or badly damaged, resulting in RMB 2.58 billion direct economic loss.

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Turkey + 1 other
External update on influx of Syrian refugees, 29 September 2014

AFAD Coordination

Sivas Prov. Director Of AFAD was assigned as the responsible person from AFAD for the refugee response in Yumurtalik, YIBO, Suleyman Shah Park, and the Crisis Desk at Suruç Sub Governorate.

UNHCR Response

Due to bad weather conditions affecting a large number of individuals in public facilities in need of shelter, AFAD has urgently requested UNHCR for support. In reply to this request, UNHCR is dispatching 50,000 blankets and 30,000 mats from the UNHCR warehouse today.

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Lebanon + 5 others
Syrian refugees: Inter-agency regional update, 29 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 160,000 Syrian refugees have crossed into southern Turkey since 19 September following an insurgency of the Islamic State in northern Syria.

  • Support is limited for the 84 per cent of refugees not living in established camps in Turkey. Systems are not in place to address shelter needs, identify the extremely vulnerable and provide protection or other basic services. The number of registered refugees is likely to be only part of the overall caseload, whose needs have not yet been fully assessed.

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Peru + 5 others
REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies - Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 7 - Volume 374

Highlights

  • EARTHQUAKE: Eight people are reported dead, 4 injured and nearly 600 people affected as a result of the 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Peru.
    Local and national authorities have initiated the cleanup operations and assistance to the affected families.

  • HURRICANE SEASON: Tropical storm Rachel weakens but still causes some moderate rains in the coastal area of Baja California Sur.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Turkey + 1 other
External update on influx of Syrian refugees, 26 September 2014

UNHCR Response

UNHCR Representative today visited refugee families who have found shelter in YIBO and Suleyman Shah park in the Suruc region of Sanliurfa Province.

At the Yumurtalik crossing, the UNHCR Representative observed how Syrians were crossing the border to Turkey, and how security and health checks were performed.

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Cameroon + 3 others
UK boosts emergency aid for people displaced by conflict in Central African Republic

The new £7 million package of funding will allow the World Food Programme (WFP), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and UNHCR to increase the life-saving humanitarian assistance they offer to refugees from CAR who have fled to Cameroon and Chad.

The funding will provide:

•£2.5 million to WFP allowing it to feed 86,000 refugees in Cameroon, and provide 38,000 children and new and expecting mothers with additional food;

•£3.5 million to UNHCR to give shelter, water and improved security to those that have fled to Chad and Cameroon, with focus on women and girls;

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Lebanon + 3 others
Inter-agency Q&A on humanitarian assistance and services in Lebanon (INQAL)

INTER-AGENCY Q&A ON HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES IN LEBANON (INQAL)

EDUCATION
FOOD
FOOD AND ELIGIBILITY
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
PROTECTION
PUBLIC HEALTH
SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE (SGBV)
SHELTER
SOCIAL COHESION AND LIVELIHOOD
WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH)
ANNEX 1 – HUMANITARIAN HOTLINES IN LEBANON

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NDDRMC Update Sitrep No. 13 re Monitoring Activities on the Alert Status of Mayon Volcano

Alert Level 3 is still in effect as of 8:00 AM, 29 September 2014, which means that magma is at the crater and that hazardous eruption is possible within weeks. Mayon Volcano’s seismic network recorded two (2) volcanic earthquakes and four (4) rockfall events during the past 24-hour observation period.