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28 Jan 2017 description


Bria / Ippy


  • 21/11 : Affrontement entre groupes armés rivaux ;

  • Au 16 janvier, 7 000 PDI répartis dans les sites et quartiers de Bria contre 12 000 en novembre 2016 ;

  • Environ 3700 nouvelles PDI sur 2 sites à Ippy et sur l’axe Ippy-Bambari ;

  • Impact des hostilités entre groupes armés sur l’accès et les activités des humanitaires  Baisse du taux de fréquentation dans les FOSA,  Flambée du prix des denrées alimentaires  Pénurie des biens de première nécessité

26 Jan 2017 description

WHO: Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator

WHAT: Mission to Ethiopia and African Union Summit

WHEN: 28 - 30 January 2017

WHERE: Addis Ababa and Warder woreda (district) in the Somali Region of Ethiopia

25 Jan 2017 description

Bangui, 25 January 2017 – The Acting Humanitarian Coordinator in the Central African Republic, Dr Michel Yao, expresses his concern in view of the tensions rising again in the Ouaka Prefecture, raising fears of an explosion of violence between rival armed groups in and around Bambari (385 km from the capital city Bangui) and its potential repercussions on the protection of civilians.

25 Jan 2017 description

Bangui, le 25 janvier 2017 - Le Coordonnateur humanitaire, a.i. en République centrafricaine, le Dr Michel Yao, exprime son inquiétude face aux tensions qui montent à nouveau dans la Préfecture de la Ouaka, laissant craindre une explosion de violence entre groupes armés rivaux à Bambari (385 Km de Bangui, la capitale) et leurs éventuelles incidences sur la protection des civils.

24 Jan 2017 description

May I start by thanking Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä and Finnish Minister of Foreign Trade and Development, Kai Mykkänen. Excellencies, Ministers, esteemed colleagues, it is a pleasure to be here with you today to highlight the humanitarian and protection priorities inside Syria for this year. My thanks in particular go out to the Government of Finland for hosting this event, alongside the organising teams from UNDP, UNHCR and my own team at OCHA.

23 Jan 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 24 January 2017): 100 days after military operations to retake Mosul started, humanitarian partners are expressing deep concern about the plight of the estimated 750,000 civilians who are currently living in the western sections of the city where fighting is expected to start in coming weeks.

23 Jan 2017 description

Country-Based Pooled Funds (CBPFs) enable humanitarian partners operating in countries affected by natural disasters and armed conflict to deliver timely and effective life-saving assistance to people who need it most. They allow Governments and private donors to pool their contributions to support specific emergencies.


22 Jan 2017 description


160,000 People are currently displaced

85% of displaced people are in emergency camps

6,600 Family plots are available now to shelter displaced people in emergency camps

565,000 People in need, in and out of camps, have been reached by first-line emergency assistance

1.2-1.5m People could be affected overall by the military operations

20 Jan 2017 description

by Stephen O’Brien and Stephen Catlin

  • Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

In an uncertain world, insurance can form part of a swifter, more predictable and cost-effective response package

20 Jan 2017 description
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What: Helsinki Conference on Supporting Syrians and the Region

When: A joint press conference will be held on 24 January, from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm, bringing together HE Mykkänen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development, and three Principles of UN agencies: Stephen O’Brien, OCHA; Filippo Grande, UNHCR; and Helen Clark, UNDP.

Where: The venue for the Plenary Session, High Level Panels and press conference is Säätytalo (House of the Estates), Snellmaninkatu 9-11, Helsinki, Finland.

20 Jan 2017 description
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Guidance on self-reporting on WHS commitments and the Agenda for Humanity.

Dear Colleagues,

With this message we would like to brief you on important developments post-World Humanitarian Summit and call for your action to continue the momentum.

19 Jan 2017 description

Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2017

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With my fellow panelists, we are delighted to be here and to be with you in putting forward the very important Principles on Public-Private Cooperation in Humanitarian Payments as a result of work with the World Economic Forum. We are very glad to have this chance to mark the launch of the Principles.

19 Jan 2017 description
  • De 2011 à 2016, plus de 1,6 milliard de dollars ont été mobilisés sur un total de 2 milliards de dollars requis à travers des projets des plans de réponse humanitaire pour le Niger.

  • Environ 485 millions de dollars ont été alloués à des projets humanitaires non inclus dans les plans de 2011 à 2016.

  • Pour les six années considérées, la moyenne des taux de financement tourne autour de 60 pour cent.

  • En 2016, seuls 54 pour cent des fonds recherchés ont été mobilisés.

18 Jan 2017 description

CERF funds help International Organization for Migration (IOM) to provide emergency primary healthcare in Puntland and Somaliland.

17 Jan 2017 description

(Maiduguri, 17 January 2017): The UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) today dispatched a helicopter with four medical personnel, 400 kg of emergency medical supplies and airlifted eight Nigeria Red Cross workers injured following a military airstrike that hit Rann locality of Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state.

17 Jan 2017 description

Mogadishu, 17 January, 2017 —The humanitarian community in Somalia is seeking US$864 million to reach 3.9 million people with urgent life-saving humanitarian assistance. The Humanitarian Response Plan for Somalia for 2017 plan was launched today in Mogadishu with calls to the international community for timely support to help bolster humanitarian operations and meet urgent humanitarian needs. “The humanitarian situation remains grim for millions of Somalis.

17 Jan 2017 description

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.