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22 May 2015 description
report DanChurchAid

In order to ensure that all victims of the earthquake and all affected areas receive help the Nepalese government , the UN and local and international relief organizations coordinate and plan the relief interventions.

In the coming months, DanChurchAid and partners in the ACT Alliance will work in four districts close to the epicenter of the first quake. The task is to ensure:

• Clean water, latrines and hygiene education to 10,300 families

• Food for 10,000 families

22 May 2015 description
report Guardian

Khamraj*, 87, lost everything when his home collapsed in front of him during the earthquake in Nepal. He was given $75 (£48) from HelpAge International and can now afford the labour to build a temporary shelter. He is one of 10,000 people over the age of 60 who have received this support.

21 May 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 10,320,781 Balance Requested: US$ 10,320,781

Dear Colleagues,

21 May 2015 description

Key facts and figures, initiatives, progress, challenges, needs and opportunities related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the context of the Nepal earthquake emergency response.

21 May 2015 description

UN delivering improved health services for over five million Palestinians according to new report

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, is delivering improved health services to millions of Palestine refugees across the Middle East because of root and branch reforms. These are the findings of a new report from UNRWA’s Health Department published today in Geneva. Indicators include a decrease in the average number of daily medical consultations per doctor, an increase in consultation times and decrease in antibiotics prescription rates.

20 May 2015 description


  • 131 sites remain open, corresponding to approximately 26,100 households and an estimated 107,000 individuals.

  • A decrease of 12,466 IDP households was recorded between the second and third round of the DTM reports; corresponding to a 32% decrease in the number of displaced households.

  • 56% of the IDP population are female; 44% of IDPs are male.

20 May 2015 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Prolonged torrential rains caused a number of floods and mudslides between 11 and 13 May 2015 that damaged some communities in Qubodiyon, Jilikul, Khuroson, Vaksh and Hamadony districts in Khatlon province and Hoit administrative center of the Rasht valley of Tajikistan.

20 May 2015 description
report Voice of America

Joe DeCapua
Last updated on: May 19, 2015 11:17 AM

Well over 100,000 people have fled Burundi in recent weeks to escape political violence, crossing into Tanzania, Rwanda and DRC.

In Tanzania, the first stop for the refugees is the northern village of Kakunga, which is on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. It’s now very crowded as people wait for boats to take them to their next destination in Tanzania.

19 May 2015 description

Brazzaville/ Dar es Salaam, 19 May 2015 – A severe humanitarian crisis is developing in Tanzania as thousands of refugees from Burundi seek asylum due to escalating political tensions. The situation is especially worrisome in Kagunga village in Tanzania where the original population of 11 382 has increased to over 90 000 since the crisis began in April 2015.

18 May 2015 description

IOM began Biometric Registration of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in June of 2014. The process includes ngerprinting of all household members as well as photographing young children and babies whose ngerprints are not recordable. Biometric registration reduces duplication and shortcomings commonly found in prior registration processes and provides baseline information that humanitarian actors can use for response planning.

18 May 2015 description
Afghanistan/Pakistan - version 3
Technical Annex - version 3

AMOUNT: EUR 54 307 000


Second modification

For Afghanistan, due to humanitarian needs related to the conflict and the very high number of civilian casualties, the humanitarian response in all cases takes the needs of conflict affected people into consideration. For this reason, an amount of EUR 10 115 000 had to be shifted from natural disasters specific objective to man made crises specific objective.

First modification

15 May 2015 description

I. Situation Overview

On of 12 May, 1,000 people had been reported killed and 1,311 injured in Nuwakot as a result of the earthquake on 25 April. Highly affected were the northeastern VDS of the district where reportedly all infrastructure and houses are destroyed and where there are a large number of casualties. As of 13 May, there have been no further deaths or injuries reported in Nuwakot as a result of the 7.3 magnitude aftershock that struck on 12 May.

14 May 2015 description
report UN Women

In the aftermath of two devastating earthquakes in Nepal, a long-time UN Women NGO partner is supporting vulnerable families in rural areas not often reached by humanitarian assistance and providing more than 5,400 households with much-needed aid.

Date : 14 May 2015

As the fateful earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, 22-year-old Shanta Tamang went into labour. Shanta’s mother managed to find a local taxi and rushed her to the nearest hospital. The next day, baby Rehan was born. Shanta and her baby went home in an ambulance the following day.