Shelter and Non-Food Items

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30 May 2015 description

CRS and local Caritas partners are working to help desperate refugees

Baltimore/Nairobi, May 28, 2015 – Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Caritas are helping some of the nearly 90,000 refugees from Burundi, the majority women and children, who have spilled over the borders into neighboring Tanzania, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo since violence erupted in their country in late April.

29 May 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS - Since April 2015, UNHCR has been providing over 110 satellite phone call services to some of the South Sudanese displaced in the Protection of Civilian (POC) site in Wau (Western Bahr el Ghazal State) helping families restore contact with their relatives among four of South Sudan's ten states. These satellite calls help IDPs to talk with their families across conflict frontlines and to discover family members they thought were killed in the conflict. Each family is provided with a ten minute time slot, with UNHCR personnel supervising at both ends.

29 May 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Les besoins humanitaires se sont accentués dans la région à la suite des déplacements des populations des îles du Lac Tchad vers la terre ferme.

  • L’eau , l’hygiène et l’assainissement, la santé et les biens non alimentaires restent les besoins prioritaires identifiés à Bosso.

  • Le Directeur des opérations d e l’OCHA, M. John Ging, a effectué une visite dans la région de Diffa le 1 er mai.

29 May 2015 description

Highlights include:

  • 103,686 cases were treated and 31,707 patients were admitted in the hospitals

  • Heavy equipment to be pre-positioned in landslide-prone areas

  • Limited funding allocated for procuring urgent agricultural inputs for the planting seasons

29 May 2015 description

CHAD

Clashes continue between the Nigerian military, other groups and members of Boko Haram (BH), causing population movement towards Chad. More than 18,000 Nigerian refugees are now in the Chad Lake area, according to UNHCR figures. BH’s trans-border activities also impact the Chadian side of the lake, with population displacement and economic changes that are creating further tensions among the different communities living in the region.

29 May 2015 description
  • Insecurity in Melut prompts displacement and hinders humanitarian access

  • Director General of IOM visits South Sudan to call attention to urgent humanitarian needs across the country

  • IOM prepares for relocation of IDPs to expansion areas at the Malakal and Bentiu PoC sites

28 May 2015 description

Key Points

  • On 13 May, the IASC deactivated the Level 3/L3 Response, initially declared in December 2013. The mechanism aimed at scaling up the systemic response through surged capacities and strengthened humanitarian leadership, resulting in a doubling of humanitarian actors operating in country.

28 May 2015 description

Destacado

  • Más de 350 personas continúan desplazadas desde el 22 de mayo en la cabecera municipal de Guapi (Cauca), tras operativos militares que se presentaron en zona rural del municipio.

  • Por lo menos 500 familias de nueve comunidades de la zona del Alto Guapi, han limitado su movilidad y suspendido sus actividades diarias por el temor a la continuidad de operativos de la Fuerza Pública contra las FARC-EP.

  • La progresiva llegada de personas desplazadas al casco urbano de Guapi, ha dificultado la toma de declaraciones.

28 May 2015 description

Principaux defis par secteurs

WASH

  • Accès à l'eau : standard non atteint
    Déficit Eau (gap) : 386 m3

  • Assainissement : Le rythme de construction des infrastructures d’assainissement ne suit pas l’augmentation de la population

  • Pénurie de bois sur le marché local pour la construction des latrines/douches

Réponses

  • UNHCR : Construction en cours de 10 forages dans les villages hôtes autour du camp de Minawao

28 May 2015 description

Ce rapport est le résultat de la compilation d’informations recueillies sur le terrain par les points focaux qui travaillent directement avec l’équipe IRC en collaboration avec l’équipe ANDDH et des CAC. Il donne également un aperçu sur les activités hebdomadaires en cours dans la région de Diffa.

Les points généraux

La situation sécuritaire dans la région de Diffa reste calme mais préoccupante ces derniers jours. Le contrôle des véhicules au delà des heures décrétées (20h) continue également.

28 May 2015 description

1. Situation Overview

On April 25th 2015, an earthquake of magnitude 7.5 Richter scale struck Nepal causing a level of devastation that had not been experienced in the country for at least 80 years. Millions of people have been affected by the disaster, with 8,219 people confirmed dead and over 20,000 more injured. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 77km northwest of Kathmandu, in the Ghorka district.

28 May 2015 description

1. Situation Overview

On April 25th 2015, an earthquake of magnitude 7.5 Richter scale struck Nepal causing a level of devastation that had not been experienced in the country for at least 80 years. Millions of people have been affected by the disaster, with 8,219 people confirmed dead and over 20,000 more injured. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 77km northwest of Kathmandu, in the Ghorka district.

28 May 2015 description

1. Situation Overview

On April 25th 2015, an earthquake of magnitude 7.5 Richter scale struck Nepal causing a level of devastation that had not been experienced in the country for at least 80 years. Millions of people have been affected by the disaster, with 8,219 people confirmed dead and over 20,000 more injured. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 77km northwest of Kathmandu, in the Ghorka district.

28 May 2015 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the operation

Since June 2014, Belarus has seen increasing numbers of people fleeing the areas of conflict in Ukraine: from 30,000 in October 2014 to more than 80,000 in February 20151 .

28 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • Tensions and demonstrations continue in Burundi however the number of refugees arriving daily is decreasing in DRC.

  • As of 23 May the number of Burundian refugees stands at nearly 9800 in South Kivu.

  • As of 25 May WFP has assisted nearly 4800 refugees in and outside host families and transit centers.

27 May 2015 description

Ce rapport est le résultat de la compilation d’informations recueillies sur terrain par les points focaux qui travaillent directement avec l’équipe IRC en collaboration avec l’équipe ANDDH et des CAC. Il donne également un aperçu sur les activités hebdomadaires en cours dans la région de Diffa.

Les points généraux

27 May 2015 description

People in Nepal are accustomed to adapting to the seasonal changes the monsoon brings to their lives. This includes changes in movement of people and goods, adjustments to livelihood methods, and challenges in terms of storage of assets that need to be protected from damp and wet conditions and the risk of flooding.