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17 Jan 2017 description

OVERVIEW

THE CRISIS

The continued deepening and geographic spread of the conflict has prompted a 13% increase in the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017, now 9.3 million. Unrelenting displacement and exposure to repetitive shocks continues to intensify humanitarian needs.

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INTRODUCTION

Context and key challenges

17 Jan 2017 description

Avant-propos

“La Résolution 46/182 des Nations Unies reste aussi pertinente et fondamentale aujourd’hui qu’en décembre 1991 et les principes d’humanité, de neutralité, indépendance et d’impartialité qu’elle contient continuent de guider une assistance humanitaire stratégique, coordonnée et efficace aux personnes qui en ont besoin”

17 Jan 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

THE CRISIS

The 2017 Darfur Programme (DP) Appeal marks the 14th anniversary of the joint Caritas Internationalis (CI) and ACT Alliance (ACT) collaboration which commenced in 2004. NCA provides the legal basis for the operation in Darfur as well as taking the lead responsibility for management, procurement and financial management on behalf of the two networks. The operational entity has to be referred to in its totality as the NCA DP.

17 Jan 2017 description

Ethiopia: Government and partners launch the Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) for 2017

US$948 million urgently needed to address food and non-food needs for 5.6 million people

((Addis Ababa, 17 January 2017): The Government of Ethiopia and humanitarian partners today officially launched the Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) for 2017. The HRD seeks US$948 million to help 5.6 million people with emergency food and non-food assistance, mainly in the southern and eastern parts of the country.

16 Jan 2017 description

SUMMARY

FAO seeks USD 26 million to deliver four key results that will change the course of 1.5 million people’s lives.

16 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Fighting in Yambio has displaced over 7,000 people.

• The South Sudan Humanitarian Fund has allocated nearly $11 million to support dry season response in the Greater Equatoria region.

• Malaria topped all diseases in 2016 as the leading cause of death and morbidity.

• The 2016 cholera outbreak has spread to 10 counties, with cases confirmed in Panyijiar.

• Clashes between refugees and host community in Maban County displaced civilians and disrupted humanitarian operations

FIGURES

13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total people in need:18 million

Total children (<18) in need: 4.95 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 4.3 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 2.2 million

13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Regional Office 2017 Requirements: US$7,200,000

12 Jan 2017 description

APERÇU DE LA CRISE

Facteurs sous-jacents

L'ampleur et la complexité de la crise actuelle sont sans précédent dans ce pays en République centrafricaine (RCA.

La crise politico-militaire que connait la Centrafrique a déchiré le tissu social et a fragilisé les services publics déjà structurellement affaiblis voire inexistants dans certaines zones du pays. Cette situation plonge la majeure partie du pays dans un état d’extrême vulnérabilité.

12 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

2017 Requirements: US$42,352,000

  • Total population in need: 2.7 million

  • Total children (<18) in need: 1.1 million

  • Total people to be reached in 2017: 1,237,500

  • Total children to be reached in 2017: 532,125

2017 programme targets

Cholera

  • 1.24 million people reached by rapid response teams and benefiting from the cordon sanitaire

  • 770,000 people reached through the oral cholera vaccine campaign

11 Jan 2017 description

Mutahi, P. and Ruteere, M.

IDS Evidence Report 217

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11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Children and women in West and Central Africa remain vulnerable to multiple threats, including insecurity, conflict, drought, flooding and epidemics. In the Central African Republic and the Lake Chad basin, widespread violence and armed conflict characterized by grave human rights violations have led to mass displacement both internally and across borders.

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

The South Asia region is prone to flooding, landslides, droughts and earthquakes, and faces a number of protracted conflicts and related internal and cross-border population displacement. By the end of March 2017, the refugee return crisis from Pakistan and Iran to Afghanistan – brought about by the obligatory or forced repatriation of Afghan refugees from both Pakistan and Iran to their country of origin – will affect an estimated 1.5 million people, 60 per cent of whom are children under 18.

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has affected more than 51 million people and placed more than 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in 10 countries in the region.In 2016, more than 1 million children were targeted for treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and water shortages, protection concerns and the deterioration of basic social services remain key concerns.

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 8.5 million

Total affected children: 4.4 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 4 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 2.1 million

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 1.9 million

Total affected children: 1.1 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 880,000

Total children to be reached in 2017: 729,700

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 3.7 million

Total affected children: 2,072,000

Total people to be reached in 2017: 422,000

Total children to be reached in 2017: 302,000

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 7.3 million

Total affected children: 4.4 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 3 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 1.8 million

10 Jan 2017 description

SUMMARY

Goals and Strategic Objectives

Goal 1: Save lives

Strategic objective 1. Avoid loss of human lives, especially among children under five and pregnant and lactating women in zones classified as being in "Emergency" (IPC 4) and "Crisis" (IPC3) under the Integrated Phase Classification (IPC).
Strategic objective 2. Improve food security and restore livelihoods of the most vulnerable households in zones classified as in "Emergency" (IPC 4) and "Crisis" (IPC 3).