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El Salvador + 7 others
REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies - Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 7 - Volume 365

Highlights

  • CENTRAL AMERICA: About 52,000 children have been detained by authorities in the United States, attempting to illegally enter the country. The process of deportation to home countries has begun.

  • PERU: About 130 families are being relocated due to the high risk presented by close proximity to the Urbinas Volcano.

  • URUGUAY: Flash floods in Uruguay forced 230 people to evacuate their homes.

Migrants

Central America and Mexico

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Tajikistan + 7 others
Humanitarian Bulletin South Caucasus and Central Asia, Issue 03 | 1 January – 30 June 2014

In the first half of 2014, cross-border tensions continued in the Fergana valley, while multiple disasters hit Tajikistan. Authorities are warning that drought is looming over Kyrgyzstan.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia June 2014 | Issued on 24 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The food security situation has worsened as early warnings highlight drought conditions in parts of Somalia.

  • Alarming malnutrition rates above threshold levels have been recorded among displaced communities in Mogadishu.

  • UN Central Emergency Response Fund allocates over US$20 million in emergency funding to Somalia.

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Niger SRP 2014: Funding Status as of 25 July 2014

REQUIREMENT 391 millions FUNDING 164 millions UNMET REQUIREMENT 227 millions

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 25 July 2014

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Funding gaps hinder humanitarian and resilience-building interventions in The Gambia

A third of The Gambia’s 1.8 million inhabitants are estimated to be at risk of food insecurity - 200,000 people already need critical food assistance. The humanitarian response plan is only funded at 13.5 per cent.

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Somalia + 13 others
CERF underfunded emergencies: 2014 2nd round, as of 21 July 2014

Eleven countries were selected for allocations from the CERF Underfunded Emergencies window, designed to ensure life-saving relief work continues in countries where needs are high but financial support is low.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Nigeria July 2014

One in three primary school children and one in four junior secondary school children are out of school in the northeast. In Borno alone, 250,000 children are out of school.

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Mali : Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 30 June 2014)

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Guatemala: Snapshot - Inseguridad alimentaria por roya y déficit de lluvia; 09.04.2014

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World + 12 others
Pacific Islands Humanitarian Bulletin, July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• El Niño alert issued, with meteorologists estimating a 70 per cent chance of event developing by late 2014.

• OCHA and the Pacific Humanitarian Team responded to five emergencies between November 2013 and May 2014.

• Recovery efforts in cyclone-affected Tonga include a cash-for-work programme focusing on food security and debris management.

• A study of the Pacific Humanitarian Team response in the Solomon Islands finds coordination support appreciated, but improved communication and assessments needed.

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Niger + 1 other
Diffa/Niger: Besoins et Réponse Humanitaire (période du 14 au 21 juillet 2014)

Bien que les mouvements de populations en provenance du Nigéria, se soient stabilisés cette semaine, des déplacements internes sont observés dans la région de Diffa. Les îles du Lac Tchad sont l’attrait du moment.

L’État et les acteurs humanitaires sont mobilisés pour faire face, en plus des mouvements de déplacés, à deux autres crises: pastorale et sanitaire. Des gaps importants en vivres, abris et WASH restent insatisfaits.

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World + 11 others
UN Emergency Fund gives $75 million to boost aid operations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

(New York, 23 July 2014) – United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated US$75 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in two of the world’s most neglected regions: the West African Sahel and the Horn of Africa.

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Niger + 1 other
Diffa-Niger: Rapport de situation No. 3 (au 21 juillet 2014)

Faits saillants

  • Allocation de 5,181,281 USD du CERF pour renforcer la réponse rapide à Diffa dans les secteurs de la sécurité alimentaire, de la nutrition, du multi secteur et des Abris et Biens non alimentaires.

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Madagascar + 4 others
Southern Africa Weekly Report Map, 15 - 21 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

Regional:
At the SADC Regional Vulnerability Assessment and Analysis meeting in early July, the following information was presented:

  • For the 11 countries for which crop production data was available, cereal harvest increased by 15 per cent from 33.5 million tons in 2013 to 38.7 million tons in 2014. This is also 20 per cent above the five-year average.

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Mali Humanitarian Bulletin, June 2014

Nearly two million people will receive food assistance between July and September, which is the most critical phase of the lean season.

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Cameroon + 2 others
Le Cameroun a besoin de plus de soutien pour faire face aux crises multiples [EN/FR]

Yaoundé, le 18 juillet 2014: Robert Piper, le Coordonnateur humanitaire régional des Nations-Unies pour le Sahel, termine une mission de quatre jours à Yaoundé et dans l’Est du Cameroun pour évaluer les besoins humanitaires croissants. Durant sa visite, il a notamment rencontré les autorités nationales et locales, les acteurs humanitaires ainsi que les membres du corps diplomatique.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 18 July 2014

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Niger: PRS 2014 État du financement en date du 18 Juillet 2014 (montant en millions de $US)

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 28 | 18 June – 19 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity in North Waziristan Agency has forced thousands to move to safer places in the neighboring districts.

  • Predictions of normal to below normal monsoon rains remain for August and September.

  • World Humanitarian Day 2014 celebrates Humanitarian Heroes and calls for Messengers of Humanity.

FIGURES

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