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25 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Overall Situation

An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale occurred at 11:56 p.m. Kathmandu time, striking a large area of central Nepal between the capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara. It was followed by 16 aftershocks of around 5 on the Richter scale. The epicentre was in Lamjung District, northwest of Kathmandu.

25 Apr 2015 description

Highlights

  • More than 100,000 people flee fighting in Ramadi

  • Baghdad hosts 13,251 newly displaced families

  • Humanitarian agencies step up response efforts

  • WFP providing Immediate Response Rations to 60,000 people

25 Apr 2015 description

KEY POINTS

• SRSG UNMEER in Guinea to observe latest progress and challenges.

• Sierra Leone focuses efforts on reducing community resistance in Samu Chiefdom, Kambia.

• Guinea’s campaign of sensitisation and early detection has reached 92% of targeted persons in Forécariah. Lessons are being learned from Forécariah in order to inform roll out to other areas.

Key Political and Economic Developments

1 . NSTR

Response Efforts and Health

24 Apr 2015 description
report UN News Service

24 April 2015 – The United Nations human rights office said today that civilians are continuing to die in Yemen, with the total number killed between 26 March and 22 April now estimated at 551, including 31 women and at least 115 children.

“These are just the civilian casualties,” said Rupert Colville, the spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). “The total number of people killed is considerably higher. Another 1,185 civilians have been injured, including 35 women and 67 children.”

24 Apr 2015 description
report UN Security Council

SC/11874

7433rd Meeting (AM)

United Nations Humanitarian Chief, Citing ‘Atrocity after Atrocity’, Warns Time Running Out

Expressing alarm that the Syrian crisis had become the largest humanitarian emergency in the world, threatening regional stability, the Security Council this morning called for stepped-up, coordinated international support to neighbouring countries hosting refugees from the conflict.

24 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· The conflict in Yemen continues to take a toll on children and families. At least 115 children have been killed between 26 March and 20 April, 2015. These numbers are believed to be conservative, as the total number of children is likely to be higher.

24 Apr 2015 description
report Caritas

Kalemie, le 24 avril 2015 (caritasdev.cd) : Après le go donné par le ministre de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Initiation à la Nouvelle Citoyenneté (EPS-INC) en février dernier, les Autorités politico-administratives et éducationnelles locales ont procédé récemment au lancement effectif des travaux de reconstruction de six écoles, lesquels ont été confiés à la Caritas-Développement Kalemie-Kirungu.

24 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR distributed medicines and medical supplies to all refugee camps in South Sudan, which will suffice for the next six months.

  • There were 772 new arrivals at the Bentiu Protection of Civilians (POC) site, mostly women and children from Rubkkona and Mayom counties (Unity State) who said that they were fleeing inter-communal fighting and lacked food.

24 Apr 2015 description

Highlights

  • The government has downgraded on 10 April 2015 the institutional Orange alert to Green alert, marking the end of emergency response actions and focusing more on recovery and prevention actions;

  • The World Bank (WB) Flood Assessment Aide Memoire indicate that the recovery and reconstruction priorities are estimated at US$ 423 million;

  • At least 35,000 houses were destroyed partially/completely in the Centre and North region by heavy rains and floods;

24 Apr 2015 description

Une mission onusienne de haut rang visite les réfugiés et personnes déplacées dans la région de l’Extrême Nord.

24 Apr 2015 description

Highlights

  • As at 23 April 2015, Kakuma had received 45,697 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 20 April, 182,384 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49.9% of the registered population.

24 Apr 2015 description

OBJECTIF:

L’objectif principal est d’évaluer les besoins humanitaire des Personnes Déplacées Internes et retournés dans les villages et site des déplacés suite aux derniers mouvements de la population en Décembre 2014 et Janvier 2015.

CONTEXTE :

Suite aux attaques des éléments des milices ex-Séleka sur la population du village Goffo au mois de Décembre 2014, il y a eu des incendies des maisons sur les axes de passage, c’est ainsi que les populations des axes affectées se sont déplacés vers l’axe Bouca-Batangafo.

24 Apr 2015 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 26 de marzo de 2015, a las 17:00 horas aproximadamente, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales se activaron quebradas, originándose huaycos que afectaron viviendas, vías de comunicación y áreas de cultivo en las localidades de Mirave, Chulibaya, Poquera y Ticapampa, del distrito de Ilabaya, provincia de Jorge Basadre. CÓDIGO SINPAD: 00069465

IX. ACCIONES:

Jueves 23, de abril de 2015 - El Jefe de Oficina de Defensa Civil de la Municipalidad Distrital de Mirave informó que:

24 Apr 2015 description
report Voice of America

Moki Edwin Kindzeka

MINAWAO, CAMEROON - The number of refugees fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency from Nigeria to Cameroon has stabilized in the past month. But thousands of refugees who preferred living with Cameroonian host families and relatives have been streaming into the Nigerian refugee camp at Minawao, northern Cameroon due to hardship. Their numbers have increased from 30,000 to close to 45,000, U.N. agencies report. At the Minawao refugee camp there have also been skirmishes over food and water between the refugees and host communities in surrounding villages.

24 Apr 2015 description

Resumen

  • A consecuencia de intensas lluvias, se produjeron inundaciones por el desborde de los ríos, erosiones, y deslizamientos, afectando viviendas, vías de comunicación, establecimientos de salud e instituciones educativas en la región Loreto.

  • El día 09 de abril, el Gobierno del Perú emitió la Declaratoria de Estado de Emergencia por 60 días en 22 distritos de 5 provincias de la Región Loreto (DS 028-2015-PCM). Se está solicitando la ampliación de la Declaratoria de Estado de Emergencia a otros 18 distritos de la región.