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26 Mar 2015 description

Urgent Needs:

  • Import of seeds (specific shortfalls in cucumber, beans and squash) to address shortfall in locally available stocks. Require ~400,000USD
  • Purchase of farming tools require ~3 million USD
  • Long term rebuilding and restructuring of the Ministry (MLFFB) ~5 million USD
  • Urgent long-term food needs, ~5million USD per month; 15 million USD for 3 months
26 Mar 2015 description

Urgent Needs:

  • Import of seeds (specific shortfalls in cucumber, beans and squash) and tools to address shortfall in locally available stocks

Response (high priority actions)

  • Shipping of food packages to TAFEA: Tanna and Erromango, Aniwa, Futuna (shipped Monday)

  • Shipping of food packages to PENAMA (Pentecost, Maewo), TORBA (Merelava), MALAMPA (Paama, Ambrym), SHEFA (Epi, Lanem) (shipping Tuesday and Wednesday)

25 Mar 2015 description

Gaza

US$1.2 million in funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through German KfW Development Bank, available for rental subsidies and cash assistance for supporting home repairs, will reach 985 affected families across the Gaza Strip this week. They will access their payments through local banks.

22 Mar 2015 description

20.03.2015 | Gaziantep – Providing more support for communities that are giving shelter to refugees, offering school lessons and training for refugee children and youths. Those are the areas that the Development Ministry will be concentrating on with its increased refugee assistance for Lebanon and Turkey.

20 Mar 2015 description

Cyclone Pam hit the South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu on 13 March with wind speeds of up to 320 km/h. The tropical storm damaged the archipelago’s entire infrastructure, including the electricity and water supply, and claimed at least 11 lives. The Federal Foreign Office has made around 240,000 euros available for emergency measures.

20 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

German Minister announces 55 Million Euros in aid for Lebanon

BEIRUT, 20th March 2015 – The German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development H. E. Dr. Gerd Müller, representing UNICEF Lebanon’s principal donor, visited a public school in the Bekaa with UNICEF and the Ministry of Higher Education and Education (MEHE).

19 Mar 2015 description

10 – 17 March 2015 | Issue 84

UNRWA opened the newly reconstructed Health Centre in Rafah on 11 March. The 7,000 square metre health clinic was improved with funding from the Gulf Cooperation Council through the Islamic Development Bank. It will serve 135,000 refugees and last year carried out 335,000 medical consultations. “Access to quality health care remains a hallmark of the right of all people to live in dignity,” said Mr Robert Turner, the Director of UNRWA operations in Gaza, at the opening ceremony.

17 Mar 2015 description

13.03.2015 | Yaoundé – On his arrival in the capital of Cameroon on Thursday evening, Federal Minister Gerd Müller promised to assist the Cameroonian government in coping with the influx of refugees into the country’s poor northern provinces. The government is attempting to provide for at least 40,000 people who have fled there from Nigeria to escape the violent attacks of the terrorist organisation Boko Haram.

16 Mar 2015 description

Major Loss and Damage Reports From Islands

TAFEA (aerial) – 30% coconuts downed, fruit trees stripped

TORBA (sat phone)- bananas and manioc damaged

SHEFA (visual/walkthroughs, aerial)- vegetables destroyed, 10% coconuts downed, fruit trees stripped

  • root crops have been damaged which are the staple food (at least 80% of local food source) for the entire population

  • extensive loss of planting materials and farming tools

  • total destruction of leafy vegetables (high in protein content)

11 Mar 2015 description

Garowe, 11/03/2015

Today, EU Ambassador to Somalia, Michele Cervone d'Urso, and German Ambassador to Somalia, Andreas Peschke, launched, together with the President of Puntland, H.E. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali ‘Gas’, the "Sustainable Road Maintenance Project" aiming at rehabilitating the "Garowe-Galkacyo" road.

11 Mar 2015 description
infographic World Food Programme
  • UNHRD is procuring construction materials and equipment for remote logistics hubs, Ebola Treatment Units and Community Care Centres in all three affected countries, as well as facilitating direct deliveries from suppliers.

  • The German Government is generously providing one C160 plane permanently based in Accra for UNMEER and UNHRD usage.

  • Members of UNHRD's Rapid Response Team have been deployed to the affected coun- tries to provide technical assistance, train- ing and help establish staging areas.

02 Mar 2015 description

L’ambassadeur d’Allemagne au Burkina Faso Son Excellence Monsieur Dietrich Pohl s’est rendu à Ekoulkoala et à Kyon, où le PAM met en œuvre des activités de lutte contre la malnutrition et de renforcement de la sécurité alimentaire financées par l’Allemagne.

02 Mar 2015 description
infographic World Food Programme
  • UNHRD is procuring construction materials and equipment for remote logistics hubs,
    Ebola Treatment Units and Community Care Centres in all three affected countries, as well as facilitating direct deliveries from suppliers.

  • The German Government is generously providing one C160 plane permanently based in Accra for UNMEER and UNHRD usage.

  • Members of UNHRD's Rapid Response Team have been deployed to the affected countries to provide technical assistance, training and help establish staging areas.

27 Feb 2015 description
report Redhum

Guatemala, 27 de Febrero 2015
Fuente: Diario de Centro America

Con la finalidad de dar asistencia alimentaria a las familias afectadas por la canícula prolongada, la Cooperación Alemana hizo una donación de 100 mil euros (Q854 mil), al Programa Mundial de Alimentos en Guatemala (PMA), indicó Thomas Cieslik, jefe de esa entidad de la Embajada de Alemania.

27 Feb 2015 description

Amman

H.E. the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Jordan, Ralph Tarraf, and the Director of UNRWA in Jordan, Roger Davies, opened the extension to Husn Preparatory Boys School in the Palestine refugee camp of Husn, in northern Jordan, on 24 February. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Director General of the Department of Palestinian Affairs Mahmoud Akrabawi, a delegation from KfW Entwicklungsbank, refugee notables and beneficiaries.

25 Feb 2015 description

El Secretario General de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), José Miguel Insulza, y el Director General para África, Asia, América Latina y Medio Oriente del Ministerio Federal de Relaciones Exteriores de Alemania, Clemens von Goetze, anunciaron hoy que el país europeo adicionará dos millones de euros más a la contribución que entrega para la Misión de Apoyo al Proceso de Paz en Colombia (MAPP/OEA).

25 Feb 2015 description

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, and the Director General for Africa, Asia, Latin America, Near- and Middle East of the Foreign Office of Germany, Clemens von Goetze, announced today that the European country would add two million euros to its contribution to the Mission to Support the Peace Process in Colombia (MAPP/OAS).

20 Feb 2015 description

Kinshasa, RD Congo | AFP | vendredi 20/02/2015 - 19:24 GMT

L'Allemagne a remis officiellement vendredi aux autorités congolaises un tronçon allongeant la piste de l'aéroport de Goma et susceptible de permettre une augmentation du transit aérien vers cette ville symbole des drames de l'Est de la République démocratique du Congo, a constaté un journaliste de l'AFP.

20 Feb 2015 description

The Federal Foreign Office is releasing 10 million euros as an emergency measure to help the people suffering as a result of the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Foreign Minister Steinmeier made the announcement on Wednesday (18 February), prior to a meeting with representatives of a number of humanitarian aid organisations.