Shelter and Non-Food Items

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02 May 2016 description


  • UNHCR and partners learned of 127 irregular arrivals: 110 from fYR Macedonia and 17 from Bulgaria.

  • Over the reporting period between 230 and 280 asylum seekers were waiting their admission into Hungarian “transit zones”. 115 departed by accessing Hungarian asylum procedures.

  • The permission for HCIT to access asylum seekers at the Hungarian border in Kelebija and Horgos remains pending the approval from the authorities.

30 Apr 2016 description


The situation in Taiz remains critical, with some of the heaviest and most sustained fighting in the country. An increase in fighting in March resulted in the treatment of over 1,000 war wounded alone. Access in and out of the city remains restricted and dangerous for civilians and humanitarian actors.

29 Apr 2016 description


  • The USG announces more than $86 million in additional humanitarian funding for South Sudan on April 27

  • USAID/FFP partner WFP reaches nearly 65 percent of emergency food pre-positioning target as of April 26


29 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • In March, 7 incidents were registered in Diffa region with 22 casualties (16 civilians), including 3 girls between ages 12-15 with explosive belts who were killed by security forces before they were able to detonate their explosives.

28 Apr 2016 description


  • The influx of South Sudanese into Sudan that began in late January 2016 amid ongoing conflict and deteriorating food insecurity continues with some 54,000 arrivals into East and South Darfur and West Kordofan states. Of these new arrivals, 41,774 are residing in East Darfur. 

28 Apr 2016 description
report Save the Children


According to UNHCR 4,842,896 have now fled Syria. More than 1.7 million of them fled in 2013 alone. During the course of 2013, an average of more than 4,700 people fled every day. In 2014 more than 895,000 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 2,500 per day. In 2015 more than 877,000 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 2,400 per day. Children now make up 51.7% of the refugee population, meaning there are an estimated 2,503,777 refugee children in the region.

28 Apr 2016 description

-Son 300 unidades los que fueron entregados por la Cruz Roja.

  • Hospitales de cabeceras departamentales y maternos infantiles serán los beneficiados.

En el marco de la respuesta a pacientes que padecen Dengue o Chikungunya, la Cruz Roja Paraguaya donó un total de 300 mosquiteros para los hospitales de las regiones sanitarias y maternos infantiles de nuestro país. Estos mosquiteros especiales están impregnados con deltametrina, en cantidades inofensivas para las personas, pero que repelen a los mosquitos.

28 Apr 2016 description


74.8 per cent of people crossing the line of contact are concerned about insecurity
58 per cent cross by private cars
57.2 per cent are aged 40-65
54 per cent travel to visit relatives
46 per cent cross the line of contact every month
Source: UNHCR crossing the line of contact survey


USD 34.8 million requested for the operation in 2016


28 Apr 2016 description


  1. March 2016 was marked by the closing of the Balkan route to Europe on March 8 and the implementation of the EU-Turkey Agreement on March 20. These developments have resulted in slowing arrivals to Greece while refugees and other mixed migrants find new ways to enter Europe.

28 Apr 2016 description

Jasmin Baulhassani (28.04.2016)

Amidst the turbulence of decades of conflicts in Afghanistan, Homaira Khairandish and her team are working hard to restore dignity in the lives of the most distressed individuals in the area, through the All-female Shelter Programme.

“When there is a conflict in an area, women become very vulnerable and are affected at a wide range. Many women lose their husbands and are forcibly located to a new place, where they are not familiar with the people,” says Homaira Khairandish.

28 Apr 2016 description

Executive summary

Since its inception ten years ago, the DRC Humanitarian Fund (DRC HF) has mobilized nearly $925 million and allocated more than $893 million through 1,250 projects.

28 Apr 2016 description


32,063 Arrivals fromYemen since 27 March at the early onset of the crisis

5,785 Yemenis registered in Somalia since 27 March (including Somalis with dual Yemeni-Somali citizenship)

20,062 Arrivals registered at Reception Centers in Berbera, Bossaso and Mogadishu since 27 March

52% Registered arrivals expressing intention to return to Mogadishu 9,975 Somali returnees provided with onward transportation assistance since27March


28 Apr 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Heavy rains in April, as well as a tornado, have caused flooding and destroyed homes in various areas in Uruguay. According to Uruguay's National Emergency System's (SINAE) 21 April 2016 report, both events have displaced more than 10,000 people.

27 Apr 2016 description


  • UN estimates that Boko Haram exploits children for 20 percent of bombing attacks

  • ASYG/RHC Lanzer advocates for additional assistance for the Lake Chad Basin

  • Ambassador Power announces more than $40 million in new USG assistance for the Lake Chad Basin response