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27 Nov 2014 description

Abu Dhabi 27 November 2014: The UAE Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) signed an agreement today with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), to support the UNICEF Ebola Outbreak Response through providing the necessary humanitarian assistance.

27 Nov 2014 description

Faits saillants

  • Les attaques perpétrées par les groupes armés au nord-est du Nigéria ont entrainé des flux importants de populations à Diffa dans le courant du mois de novembre.

  • D’importants besoins humanitaires persistent au moment où le nombre de personnes déplacées continuent d’augmenter.

27 Nov 2014 description
report Jordan Red Crescent

2½ years in Amman, poor health and wish for education.

Sayah H. Mutawi is 65, and lives with his wife Khawla (57) and daughter Faizah (16) and his wife’s two sisters in a two bedroom apartment in downtown Jordan. Barefoot, Sayah takes us into the main lounge room where his wife is lying in a large bed, with one of her sisters perched by her side.

27 Nov 2014 description

In Jordan between January and October 2014, the RRP6 has delivered humanitarian assistance to 620,000 refugees and over 600,000 vulnerable Jordanians, combined with resilience and capacity support to communities, government services and institutions.

As of October 2014, the RRP6 Jordan is over 60% funded of a 1 billion USD appeal. The total appeal budget is divided 32% between camps and 68% for urban and rural areas. This compares to 20% of the total refugee population in camps and 80% living in host communities.

27 Nov 2014 description

Key Highlights

  • Rumbek North has witnessed the worst floods compared to previous years. Not only crops have been submerged in flood waters since August, but also houses/tukuls many of which collapsed as a result.

  • The County is also affected by the prevailing insecurity and inter-communal tensions in the State and therefore, received forced returnees and IDPs from Rumbek Center.

  • More than 20,000 people have been affected by both floods and insecurity.

27 Nov 2014 description
report REACH

Summary

Informal sites and formal camps have been established or re-opened in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) between mid-June and the end of August 2014 to host internally diplaced persons (IDPs). REACH Initiative launched an assessment to profile sites and camps that had reached at least 50% capacity by the end of September. This factsheet presents a multi sector comparison of the vulnerabilities, needs and concerns reported by displaced persons living in eleven settlements in Diyala, Duhok, Erbil, Ninewa and Sulyamaniyah governorates.

27 Nov 2014 description
report Voice of America

Moki Edwin Kindzeka

YAOUNDE— Cameroon officials say Boko Haram attacks have led to the closure of at least 130 schools near its northern border with Nigeria. Most students have left the area for safer places in the country’s interior.

Cameroon education officials say violent raids and kidnappings by the Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram are taking their toll.

27 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • In November, WFP is targeting 3,872,600 beneficiaries: 44,600 under Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) 200305 and 3,828,000 under PRRO 200636.

Situation Update

  • Yemen is the poorest country in the Arab region and is the 8th most food-insecure country in the world.
    According to the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, 14.7 million people, more than half of the Yemeni population, require humanitarian assistance in 2014. These needs remain largely unchanged from 2013.

27 Nov 2014 description
report Inter Press Service

By Jeffrey Moyo

HARARE, Nov 26 2014 (IPS) - With the ruling Zimbabwe Africa National Union Patriotic Front party in Zimbabwe seized with internal conflicts, attention to key development areas here have shifted despite the imminent end of December 2015 deadline for global attainment of the U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The eight MDGs targeted to be achieved by 31 December 2015 form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and the world’s leading development institutions.

27 Nov 2014 description

ISLAMABAD: “Out of the 13,000 schools in Balochistan, only 2,500 are for girls,” said Balochistan Additional Secretary Education Mohammad Tayyab Lehri.

He was speaking at the concluding ceremony of the five-year project ‘Balochistan Educational Programme’ carried out by Save the Children with support from Embassy of the Netherlands.

Mr Lehri said Balochistan was a province with a vast expanse of territory and there was a need to provide education to children closer to their homes.

27 Nov 2014 description
report AngliCORD

PARTNERSHIPS FOR QUALITY OF LIFE

In the past financial year we have continued our commitment to working through partnerships that improve the quality of people’s lives.

26 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 130,204 South Sudanese refugees have been assisted in Uganda since the influx began in mid-December 2013, including 82,610 in Adjumani, 11,969 in Arua, 29,070 in Kiryandongo and 6,5551 in Kampala.

  • In Kiryandongo, the Chief Justice, Stephen Kavuma made an unannounced 3 hour visit to the settlement on 20 November, to see first hand how refugees live and talk with UNHCR staff.

26 Nov 2014 description

Contents (Ctrl+Click to follow the link)
 What is the 3W
 Availability of 3W products
 Village + Camp level Results
 Who, What, Where
 Summary by Sector
 Limitations and Challenges
 How can my agency participate

26 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 193,922 individuals, comprising 191,359 individuals who entered through Gambella and 2,563 who entered through the Assosa region.

  • Registration remains suspended at Akobo and Pagak entry points, while in Burbiey, registration was temporarily halted while the relocation exercise from Matar to Pugnido began. Registration is expected to resume soon.

26 Nov 2014 description

Résumé de la crise: Suite aux intempéries qui ont touché la zone de Béma durant la semaine 45, des inondations ont touché les villages de Béma, Ngombé, Nguida, Tangbando, Kazongo, Nzambo et SangoSango endommageant à différentes échelles les maisons d'environ 240 ménages. Suite à ces inondations certains ménages s'étaient également déplacés à Béma où ils occupaient l'école du centre mais sont depuis rentrés chez eux.

26 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 129,913 South Sudanese refugees have been assisted in Uganda since the influx began in mid-December 2013, including 81,934 in Adjumani, 11,969 in Arua, 29,490 in Kiryandongo and 6,5201 in Kampala.

  • An ECHO multi-sectoral team carried out a mission in Adjumani, Arua and Kiryandongo 9-13 November to monitor the quality of activities it funds, identify gaps in the response to the refugee crisis, assess ECHO’s added value and discuss its funding strategy for 2015.