This revised Emergency Appeal seeks 12,204,893 Swiss francs (increased from 3,308,035 Swiss francs) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) support the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) in assisting 352,800 people for 27 months. The expanded operation, incorporating the Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) DREF operation (MDRSO006), will focus on the following sectors: health and nutrition; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); food security and livelihoods; and shelter (including household non-food items).
S.E. MADAME LA MINISTRE DES AFFAIRES SOCIALES, DE L’ACTION HUMANITAIRE ET DE LA SOLIDARITÉ ET MONSIEUR LE COORDONNATEUR RÉSIDENT DU SYSTÈME DES NATIONS UNIES
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for US$421.2 million to help provide meaningful alternatives to refugees and others undertaking dangerous journeys to Europe.
The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe from Africa through Libya is increasing and, with it, the risks they face crossing the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea. In the first six months of this year, 2,171 refugees and migrants died or went missing in the Central Mediterranean, many others are believed to have died trying to cross into Libya.
On May 23, 2017, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) launched a military and law enforcement operation in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province in Mindanao, in pursuit of Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon, who was believed to be the designated leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Philippines. His forces fought back with reinforcement from the Maute Group, a local militant group that has pledged its allegiance to the ISIS.
6.3 million people to be assisted
334,013 Swiss francs DREF allocated
64.3 million Swiss Francs current Appeal budget
1.3 million Swiss Francs funding gap
Appeal launched 26 June 2014
Revision n° 7 issued 04 July 2017
Appeal ends December 2017
2,334,000 People in needs
148 Million USD Total Estimated budget
31 Million USD for preparedness
117 Million USD For response
Refugee Population Planning Figure (by End 2017) 1,497,126
Expected New Influx in 2017 520,000
Requirements (in USD)
960.17 Million Total
673.19 Million South Sudan RRP
215.33 Million DRC RRP
71.64 Million Burundi RRP
1. SITUATION OVERVIEW AND RATIONAL FOR EDUCATION IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE STRATEGY
According to Central Statistics Authority, the total population of Ethiopia is estimated at about 92 million in 2016. Ethiopia has recorded one of the fastest growing economies (at an average of 10.5%) in the SubSaharan Africa in the last 10 years. However, it ranks 174 of 188 countries on the 2015 Human Development Index implying a long way to go.
Summary of Requirements for a Comprehensive Refugee Response in Uganda
Uganda hosts over 1.2 million refugees in 28 settlements in 12 districts (including Kampala) where refugees coexist peacefully with their host communities. The Ugandan model provides refugees with exemplary prospects for dignity, normality and self-reliance, and creates a conducive environment for pursuing development-oriented approaches.
This Emergency Appeal seeks 1,296,519 Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) to deliver assistance and support to 50,000 people for six months. The operation focuses on the following sectors: water, sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH); shelter; food security and livelihoods; disaster risk reduction (DRR) and National Society capacity building. The Appeal also reflects the allocation of 64,273 Swiss francs to support the IFRC’s role as convenor of the IASC Shelter Cluster.
Gaza has been in a continuing process of de-development as a result of multiple rounds of hostilities during the ten years of the Israeli blockade, the almost continuous closure of the Rafah passenger crossing and internal Political divisions. Even reconstructing the Gaza Strip to the pre-July 2014 standards will be far from sufficient to meet the significant humanitarian and developmental needs of the people in Gaza.
US$65 million sought to aid DRC refugees in Angola
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners are seeking US$65 million to help the growing number of refugees arriving in Angola from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since April, some 30,000 refugees have already arrived in Angola’s Lunda Norte province, fleeing violent attacks in the Kasai region since.
Kenya - The East and Horn of Africa is experiencing the worst drought the region has seen in decades. Since 2016, repeated failed rains have led to severe food insecurity and to increasing numbers of internal and cross border displacement.
Ongoing armed conflicts between the DRC government forces and the Kamuena Nsapu militia faction in Lunda Norte Province have triggered large displacements. As of the 13th of April, it was reported that a total of 11,051 refugees had arrived from the DRC and were settling in two camps. These numbers continue to rise as it is estimated that there is an additional 300-400 refugees arriving each day.
This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 8.37 million Swiss francs (reduced from 9.495 million Swiss francs) to support the Italian Red Cross in assisting a total of 300,000 people (increased from 180,000 people) during an extended timeframe up to 30 September 2017.
UN Migration Agency Seeks Funding for Displacement Settlements in Bangladesh Hit by Cyclone Mora
Bangladesh - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has launched an appeal for USD 3.7 million to help Rohingya migrants living in settlements in Bangladesh affected by Cyclone Mora. The storm hit the country’s coastline around Cox’s Bazar early on Tuesday.
The cyclone, which brought 117 km/h winds and heavy rain, tore into the makeshift settlements and host communities. The settlements house over 130,000 UMNs.
This Emergency Appeal seeks 2,060,682 Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) in delivering assistance and support to 40,000 people affected by floods and landslides over nine months. The operation focuses on the following sectors: shelter (including non-food items); livelihoods; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); health; restoring family links (RFL), disaster risk reduction(DRR) and National Society capacity building.