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29 Jan 2015 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,097,926 to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to deliver immediate assistance and support to 10,000 flood-affected families (70,000 people), focusing on food and relief item distributions, health and hygiene promotion, emergency shelter assistance. The planned response covers only the relief phase. The national society will not be undertaking recovery initiatives as other organizations are contributing to these efforts.

29 Jan 2015 description
report Tzu Chi Foundation

Due to the heavy downpours, by the end of 2014, areas in the suburb of Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, were flooded. Floodwater led to the collapse of houses as they were made of mud walls, displacing many flood survivors.

28 Jan 2015 description

Five years after the devastating 2010 earthquake, Haiti has transitioned to a period of long-term development. With the help of the international community, Haiti has made significant advances. The U.S. post-earthquake strategy for Haiti focuses on four sector pillars designed to catalyze economic growth and build long-term stability. Carried out by a range of U.S. departments and agencies, including the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the U.S.

28 Jan 2015 description

Faits saillants

-- Plus de 14 000 personnes sont arrivées du Nigéria depuis le début de l’année 2015.

  • Les arrivées se poursuivent à un rythme de 774 personnes par jour.

  • 37 000 personnes de la population hôte vivent dans des conditions précaires.

  • Les transferts de personnes continuent depuis les îles du Lac et la zone de N’Djamena, vers le site de Dar-esSalam.

28 Jan 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Dear Colleagues,

Conflicts and high level of violence continues throughout the Syrian Arab Republic, aerial bombings by government forces and attacks by armed opposition, extremist and designated terrorist groups continue to result in death, injury and displacement. It is estimated that 10.8 million people in Syrian Arab Republic remain in need of urgent humanitarian assistance, many of them trapped in hard to reach areas. Over 3 million Syrian refugees have fled to neighboring countries. Around 6.5 million people have been internally displaced by violence.

28 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

  • Since early January 2015, above-normal rains caused massive floods in Malawi, affecting 15 districts and an estimate of 638,000 people countrywide. At least, 174,000 people displaced in the three most hit districts: Nsanje, Chikwawa, and Phalombe.

28 Jan 2015 description
report UN Population Fund

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 28 January 2015 — UNFPA and its partners are working to provide humanitarian relief to more than 270,000 people who are in urgent need of assistance following widespread flooding in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Thousands have been affected in wide swathes of the three countries and many remain cut off from critical services due to weeks of heavy rainfall. Hundreds of people have died and many more are missing, while tens of thousands have been forced from their homes and have taken shelter in camps.

27 Jan 2015 description

Le profil humanitaire du Nord-Kivu se veut être un outil de mobilisation de ressources et de préparation aux urgences mis à jour trimestriellement pour informer la communauté humanitaire sur les principaux enjeux humanitaires de la province.

27 Jan 2015 description

Snapshot 21-27 January

Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks continue, with Borno state capital Maiduguri and nearby military bases targeted on 25 January. Security forces pushed BH back from Maiduguri, but further attacks are expected. BH also raided villages in Michika local government area, Adamawa state. There are reports that BH has forbidden the use of vehicles in areas under its control.

27 Jan 2015 description

MARIUPOL, Ukraine, January 26 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has reacted swiftly to help people forced to flee their homes when the southern Ukrainian town of Mariupol came under rocket fire at the weekend, providing plastic sheeting for shelter construction.

UNHCR distributed on Saturday and Sunday enough sheeting to help more than 1,000 people whose homes were damaged or destroyed when the strategically important port town came under fire, killing at least 30 people and injuring dozens.

26 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 21st January 2015, Kakuma had received 44,953 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the camp population to 179,714. As at 17th January, 178,977 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49.5% of the registered population.

26 Jan 2015 description
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Highlights

  • UNHCR responds to snow storm Salam

  • UNHCR distributes its 16 Millionth Core Relief Item since the beginning of the year and distributes winter clothes to over 30,000 people for this winter

  • Women and Children Protection unit has been established in Syria

  • UNHCR organizes activities on the occasion of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

26 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The initial White Nile State relocation of 500 planned households to the new sites of El Redis 2 and Dabat Bosin has been completed, and will continue as required to relieve congestion of existing sites.

25 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

  • Released Yazidis receive assistance

  • Kerosene shortage remains major concern

  • WASH assessment for Arbat arrivals

  • Humanitarian partners monitor forced evictions

Situation Overview

24 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

  • Since early January 2015 the southern districts of Malawi have been experiencing above-normal rains, which have provoked massive floods along the Shire and Ruo rivers.

  • The President of the Republic of Malawi declared a State of Disaster on 13 January in 15 districts, with floods affected an estimate of 638,000 people countrywide, and 79 deaths. In Nsanje district only, 153 people are still missing.

24 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

● Partners scaled up social mobilization campaigns in Akobo, Awerial, Maban and Raja-Juba to improve school enrollment.

● The post-harvest food security assessment (second harvest of the year 2014) in the Equatorial region was completed and results will be issued shortly.

● Plans are underway to respond to livestock disease outbreak in Turkei, Unity State where an estimated 35 per cent of cattle herds were affected by an unknown disease and about 30 per cent of the affected cattle have died between July and mid-December 2014.

24 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Afghanistan HCT—comprising UN, international organization, and nongovernmental organization (NGO) representatives—releases Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and Strategic Response Plan (SRP) for 2015

  • USAID supports winter preparedness and response activities

  • USAID/FFP provides 26,100 metric tons (MT) of emergency food assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

23 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 139,276 South Sudanese refugees have been assisted in Uganda since the influx began in mid-December 2013, including 88,066 in Adjumani, 12,503 in Arua, 31,369 in Kiryandongo and 7,338 in Kampala.

  • There were 1,027 new arrivals during the reporting period.

  • The Government of Uganda mass polio vaccination campaign for under-fives began on 17th January across all settlements and refugee hosting areas.