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21 Feb 2017 description

The South Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SSHF) is a multi-donor pooled fund that supports the timely allocation and disbursement of donor resources to humanitarian partners to respond to the most critical needs in a strategic and coordinated manner. Through the SSHF:

• Funds are channeled to where they are most needed according to the most urgent priorities within the Humanitarian Response Plan as agreed by the humanitarian community.

21 Feb 2017 description

Key Issues

  • The Central Emergency Response Fund allocates US$18.5 million for Ethiopia’s new drought

  • Humanitarian response well underway, dispersed pastoralist settlements posing challenges

The Central Emergency Response Fund allocates US$18.5 million for Ethiopia’s new drought

21 Feb 2017 description

Mitigating the impact of the crisis and strengthening the resilience and food security of conflict-affected communities

Context

20 Feb 2017 description
report IRIN

The EU and Britain have met resistance to a new $85 million project to simplify cash allowances for Syrian refugees. In future, only one contractor will handle the payments and another will monitor the project, replacing systems involving some nine aid agencies.

Read more on IRIN

17 Feb 2017 description

$1.9 BILLION TOTAL REQUIREMENTS

2.3 MILLION REFUGEES

2.1 MILLION INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE

12.8 MILLION NUMBER OF SEVERELY FOOD INSECURE PEOPLE

Situation Overview

15 Feb 2017 description

UN Human Rights Office launches USD 253M funding appeal – most ambitious to date

Zeid urges greater funding for human rights to bolster stability in an uncertain world

GENEVA (15 February 2017) – The UN Human Rights Office today launched its most ambitious funding appeal yet, urging States and private donors to bolster the Office’s ability to work and stand up for human rights for all people, everywhere.

14 Feb 2017 description

IOM CONSOLIDATED APPEAL PLAN

The 2017 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) appeals for USD 1.6 billion to target 5.8 million people for assistance. Developed in line with the HRP and the framework of the IASC Clusters, IOM’s 2017 CAP requests USD 76,852,706. The appeal highlights emergency humanitarian assistance based on IOM’s existing capacity, focusing on the most urgent needs of the affected population.

13 Feb 2017 description

Objectives

Under the 2017 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan, humanitarian partners aim to respond to the most life-threatening needs of 5.8 million people out of an estimated 7.5 million in need of humanitarian protection and assistance across South Sudan.

13 Feb 2017 description

POPULATION TOTALE RDC 2017

92M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN

• 2017 : 7,3M

• 2018 : 7,5M

• 2019 : 7,7M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES

• 2017 : 6,7M

• 2018 : 7,1M

• 2019 : 7,2M

FINANCEMENTS REQUIS (US$)

• 2017 : 748,0M

• 2018 : 780,5M

• 2019 : 776,6M

Total : 2,3 milliards

# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES

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PRÉFACE PAR

LE COORDONNATEUR HUMANITAIRE

12 Feb 2017 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 528,860 Swiss francs with an initial loan of CHF 67,760 from the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to provide immediate support to the National Society and allow for the deployment of IFRC personnel on a preliminary basis to support the Chilean Red Cross (ChRC) deliver assistance and support 2,000 people (400 families) for 12 months, with a focus on the following sectors: health (including psychosocial support PSS); water, sanitation and hygiene promotion; shelter and settlements (including household items); National Society capacity …

12 Feb 2017 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 655,512 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Mongolian Red Cross Society (MRCS) to deliver assistance and support to some 11,264 people for 10 months, with a focus on detailed assessments, immediate household needs, heath, livelihoods, community preparedness and disaster risk reduction. The planned response reflects the current situation and information available at this time of the evolving operation, and will be adjusted based on further developments and more detailed assessments.

12 Feb 2017 description

This Revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 9,107,628 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) to deliver assistance and support to 340,786 people for 12 months (an increase of 226,166 people, with a focus on the following sectors: Health; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion; Livelihoods, Nutrition and Food Security; and Disaster Risk Reduction. The planned response reflects the current situation and information available at this time of the evolving operation, and will be adjusted based on further developments and more detailed assessments.

12 Feb 2017 description

Executive Summary

The Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Programme (HIEP) intends to have impact on humanitarian actors’ capacity to deliver improved response and resilience programmes that are effective at supporting vulnerable people. HIEP is a £50.2 million investment that is working towards three specific outcomes:

  • Outcome 1: International donors, including DFID, develop funding instruments and frameworks for investment into evidence, innovation, and its applications.

09 Feb 2017 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 7.51 million Swiss francs (decreased from 9.27 million Swiss francs) to enable the IFRC to support National Societies world-wide to respond to the global Zika virus outbreak, delivering assistance to 7 million people for 19 months, with a focus on 10 priority intervention areas, including health emergency risk management, preparedness, vector control, community based surveillance, community engagement and psychosocial support.

09 Feb 2017 description

Third Report of Session 2015–16

Summary

The last year has seen several important developments which affect the UK aid budget, including a new UK aid strategy. We are publishing this as an interim report, prior to the publication of the Bilateral Aid Review and Multilateral Aid Review, to deal with the high-level strategic issues arising out of the new aid strategy.

09 Feb 2017 description
report CARE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report, based on extensive research and consultations by CARE International, argues that efforts to protect and assist people caught up in natural disasters and conflict will be more effective if women can contribute.

Over the past two years, CARE interviewed over 300 women involved in humanitarian action either at a global level or in emergency responses in Jordan (to the Syria crisis) and the Philippines (to Typhoon Haiyan). Three interlinked, and widely shared, issues emerged:

08 Feb 2017 description

THE HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN AT A GLANCE

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 1
Save lives, prioritizing the most vulnerable

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 2
Integrate protection and gender-related concerns across the response

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 3
Support maintenance of basic services and institutions

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 4
Strengthen coordination, accountability and advocacy

IMPACT OF THE CRISIS

07 Feb 2017 description

1 Introduction

The purpose of the Programme Manual for the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) is to provide partners with information for good programming based on IASC guidance as well as to define minimum programmatic requirements for SHF projects. Guidance specific to the context in Sudan is included when available. All partners are expected to work within the HCT Minimum Operating Standards. Specific strategic orientations or additional programmatic requirements may be specified in any allocation paper.

2 2017 Positioning paper

07 Feb 2017 description
  • As of 31 January, United Nations Coordinated Appeals and Refugee Response Plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.5 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 93.5 million crisis-affected people in 33 countries. Needs and financial requirements have increased due the finalisation of five additional Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs). Seventeen HRPs have been published so far. Together the appeals are funded at $77.2 million, leaving a shortfall of $22.4 billion.