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Colombia: Boletín Humanitario Mensual número 29 | 01 – 31 julio 2014

DESTACADOS

  • Más de 3.000 personas participaron en los Foros nacionales sobre víctimas.

  • Ataques a infraestructura, protestas masivas y lluvias, causan grave impacto humanitario en Putumayo.

  • La Defensoría del Pueblo analiza las causas estructurales de la costa pacífica caucana.

  • La comunidad internacional se moviliza para responder a la situación humanitaria en Chocó

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Guatemala + 4 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias - América Latina y el Caribe Año 7 - Volumen 369

Destacados

  • SISMOS: Intensos movimientos sísmicos sentidos en Perú, Chile y el estado de California en EEUU provocan diversos daños personales y materiales.

  • TEMPORADA DE HURACANES: El huracán Marie, de categoría 4, deja tres personas desaparecidas y 10,000 damnificados en el sur de México.

  • SEQUÍA: El Gobierno de Guatemala anuncia que necesita US$65 millones para atender la emergencia por sequía que afecta a 236,000 familias. El presidente pedirá ayuda internacional para enfrentar la crisis.

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Zimbabwe + 5 others
Southern Africa: Weekly Report (19 to 25 August 2014)

Regional Overview

The South African Government has placed an immediate ban on the entry of non-South Africans from the Ebola-hit West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

The Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF), taking place from 27 to 29 August in Windhoek, Namibia, will develop the first regional seasonal forecast for the coming rainfall season.

Two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in northern DRC, which are said to be a different strain to the outbreak in West Africa.

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2014-2016 Plan de réponse stratégique Sénégal Révision (Juillet 2014)

Objectifs stratégiques

  1. Recueillir les données sur les risques et les vulnérabilités, les analyser et intégrer les résultats dans la programmation humanitaire et de développement.

  2. Soutenir les populations vulnérables à mieux faire face aux chocs en répondant aux signaux d’alerte de manière anticipée, en réduisant la durée du relèvement post-crise et en renforçant les capacités des acteurs nationaux.

  3. Fournir aux personnes en situation d’urgence une assistance coordonnée et intégrée, nécessaire à leur survie.

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Niger SRP 2014: Funding Status as of 24 August 2014

All Figures in US$

  • 2014 REQUIREMENT 391 millions
  • FUNDING (1) 171 millions
  • UNMET REQUIREMENT 220 millions
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Chad + 1 other
Tchad: Personnes arrivées dans la région du Lac Rapport de situation no 02 (12/8/2014)

Faits saillants

  • Les 1 120 personnes arrivées sur l'île de Wourtchoua dans la région du Lac n'ont pas encore pu être relocalisées du à l’indisponibilité des hélicoptères depuis le 8 août.

  • Les personnes attendent dans des conditions de vie difficiles. Un petit groupe de personnes aurait quitté le Tchad vers le Niger, selon les autorités.

  • A Ngouboua, les autorités et les acteurs humanitaires ont préparé l'accueil des personnes relocalisées.

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World + 23 others
Global Humanitarian Overview - Status Report, August 2014

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102 million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance compared to 81 million in December 2013. Global financial requirements to cover humanitarian needs rose from $12.9 billion to $17.3 billion now.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 22 August 2014

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CERF allocates US$1.7 million for emergency water and food for thousands of families in Sri Lanka

On 10 July, the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) provided US$1.7 million for the provision of water and food to drought-stricken communities in Sri Lanka.

The failed annual northeast monsoon, which runs from December to February and supplies water for Sri Lanka’s agricultural production, resulted in severe crop losses and water shortages. By the end of March 2014, over 240,000 families had been affected, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel : Report on 2013 Humanitarian Operations - Burkina Faso, Chad, the Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Cameroon, Nigeria and Senegal, July 2014

A new report offers a snapshot of the scope and breadth of the humanitarian footprint in the Sahel and highlights some of the main challenges faced by aid organisations and how they adapted to them.

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Colombia + 5 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias - América Latina y el Caribe Año 7 - Volumen 368

Destacados

  • LLUVIAS: Las intensas lluvias han provocado diversos daños personales y materiales en Panamá, Honduras, Colombia y El Salvador, entre otros.

  • SEQUÍA: Se realizan jornadas de acompañamiento a familias productoras de los municipios del corredor seco de Nicaragua para reducir los efectos de la sequía en cultivos y ganadería.

  • SISMO: Continúan las evaluaciones de daños en viviendas y edificios luego del sismo de magnitud 5.1 en la escala de Richter del pasado martes en Ecuador.

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Niger + 1 other
Diffa / Niger: Besoins et Réponse Humanitaire (période du 27 juillet au 10 août 2014)

Le nombre des arrivées en provenance du Nigéria est en légère baisse comparée à la semaine précédente mais les prix du carburant sont à la hausse sur le marché noir en raison de la rupture de l’approvisionnement dans les États du Nord du Nigeria. Les autorités locales restent préoccupées par les questions de santé et les perspectives alimentaires.

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Southern Africa: Weekly Report (12 to 18 August 2014)

Regional Overview

Southern Africa leaders are meeting in Zimbabwe for the 34th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit which begins today, 18 August 2014. The summit is expected to discuss how the region can achieve economic growth. The theme for the summit is 'SADC Strategy for Economic Transformation:
Leveraging the Region’s Diverse Resources for Sustainable Economic and Social Development through Beneficiation and Value Addition’.

In Focus: Malawi

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Nepal + 5 others
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (12 - 18 August 2014)

The Government of Nepal is leading the response. Humanitarian partners have strengthened their presence on the ground to support the delivery of food, water and medication.

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Colombia: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 29 | 1 – 31 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 3,000 people attend victims forums.

  • Attacks on infrastructure, mass protests and heavy rains have serious humanitarian consequences in Putumayo.

  • Ombudsman’s Office analyses structural causes of humanitarian situation along the Pacific coast of Cauca.

  • International community mobilizes to provide humanitarian response in Chocó.

FIGURES

No of IDPs in mass events July 2014 (OCHA) 380

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Mali: SRP 2014 Suivi des Financements au 15 août 2014 (montant en million de $US)

FONDS REQUIS: $ 568.4

FINANCEMENTS: $ 205.7

NON COUVERT: $ 362.8

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 15 August 2014

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Niger SRP 2014: Funding Status as of 15 August 2014

All Figures in US$

  • 2014 REQUIREMENT 391 millions
  • FUNDING (1) 171 millions
  • UNMET REQUIREMENT 220 millions
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Niger + 1 other
Niger (Région de Diffa) Rapport de situation No. 05 (au 10 août 2014)

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Le déficit de production dans l’ensemble de la région pourrait être plus important qu’en 2013.

  • Légère baisse des arrivées en provenance du Nigeria par rapport à la semaine précédente.

  • Hausse du prix du carburant sur le marché noir en raison de la rupture de l’approvisionnement dans les États du Nord du Nigeria.

  • Le virus Ebola est au centre des préoccupations des autorités régionales.

  • Découverte d’un cas de polio virus vaccinal chez une fillette de 2 ans venue du Nigeria.

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