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22 May 2017 description

République démocratique du Congo - L’OIM répond aux besoins humanitaires de 27 193 personnes déplacées dans la province du Nord-Kivu à l’est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), grâce au financement de l’Agence suédoise de coopération internationale pour le développement (SIDA).

22 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • An estimated four million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia. Despite the large scale humanitarian assistance delivered, the FSNAU-FEWSNET post Jilal assessment indicates an elevated risk of famine (IPC 5) due to a combination of severe food insecurity, high acute malnutrition, and high disease burden. The number of people in need has increased to 6.7 million, including 3.2 million people in crisis.

22 May 2017 description

Au sommaire

Un burundais sur quatre en insécurité alimentaire aiguë p.1
Trois millions de burundais face à une multitude de besoins humanitaires p.2
Près de 100 burundais refusés d’entrer en Tanzanie p.2
Trois millions de cas de paludime depuis janvier 2017 p.3
Analyse des risques humanitaires p.3
Bilan du financement humanitaire p.4

POINTS SAILLANTS

  • Un burundais sur quatre est en phase humanitaire d'insécurité alimentaire aiguë

22 May 2017 description

REQUIREMENTS: 271 million

FUNDING (1): 139 million

UNMET REQUIREMENTS 132 million

22 May 2017 description

Borno, Nigeria - The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) today donated about 35,930 kilograms of seeds to the Borno state government as part of efforts to cushion the humanitarian crisis in the northeastern part of Nigeria.

The donation, which is perhaps the largest quantity of seeds being offered to Nigeria in recent times, is an initiative of IITA management under the leadership of Dr Nteranya Sanginga to address the humanitarian crisis in the region—a region once referred to as the bread basket of Nigeria.

22 May 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/300.

Report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2030

Summary

22 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Mosul retake: since 17 October 2016, UNICEF has supported delivery of multi-sector emergency response (MSEP) reaching 1,044,444 individuals (178,668 families) in 16 re-taken communities in Ninewa.

• In April, the Rapid Response Mechanism consortium reached 400,825 people including 188,388 children with life-saving supplies.

22 May 2017 description

Humanitarian needs & response

2.6 million people severely food insecure

343,559 children acutely malnourished

3 million people need drinking water

2.9 million people need health assistance

1.2 million children need education assistance

2.6 million livelihoods affected

520,000 people need support for early recovery

$165.7 million required

22 May 2017 description
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Through the generous donation of the Government of Kuwait to assist the most vulnerable displaced Iraqis from Mosul, IOM has been able to provide:

  • 18,000 mattresses and blankets distributed to more than 6,800 families

  • 10,200 sets of winter and spring clothes distributed to both men and women

  • 8,327 family fuel kits (40 L per family) 2,000 tents installed in Emergency Sites (1,140 in Qayara and 860 in Haj Ali)

22 May 2017 description

Since 2007, IOM has been contributing to the stabilization of Iraq by improving the resilience of communities and promoting social cohesion. IOM aims to achieve this through a comprehensive approach to transition and recovery that encompasses five main outcome areas:

  1. Increasing Human Capital

  2. Promoting Good Governance

  3. Improving Access to Social Services

  4. Supporting Local Economies

  5. Creating Safer Communities.

22 May 2017 description

The Kuwait Patients Helping Fund Society (KPHFS) has contributed US$ 200,000 to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to help Palestine refugees in Gaza living with non-communicable diseases manage their conditions. The agreement will enable UNRWA to provide antidiabetic and antihypertensive medicines to approximately 78,000 Palestine refugee patients in Gaza over the course of a year.

21 May 2017 description
report World Bank

BANGUI, le 16 mai 2017 – Le Conseil des administrateurs de la Banque mondiale a approuvé aujourd'hui un don de 28 millions de dollars en faveur de la Centrafrique afin d’aider les communautés affectées par les déplacements forcés. Il s’agit d’un don de l’Association internationale de développement (IDA)*, le fonds de la Banque mondiale pour les pays les plus pauvres.

21 May 2017 description
report World Bank

BANGUI, May 16, 2017 – The World Bank today approved a $28 million grant for the Central African Republic to help communities affected by forced displacement. The grant was provided by the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries.

20 May 2017 description

Press release | Date: 2017-05-11

'Religious minorities are particularly vulnerable in situations of war and conflict, and are overrepresented among those living in extreme poverty. In the revised budget, the Government has proposed an additional allocation of NOK 10 million to efforts to protect religious minorities and safeguard their rights,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

The additional allocation will help to mobilise international efforts to safeguard the rights of religious minorities.

20 May 2017 description
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May 20 th , 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has made progress in the comprehensive humanitarian intervention plan it is conducting for the people affected by the ongoing crisis in Mosul, Iraq.

With funding from Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), QRCS's relief teams has made activities to support the health care, water, and sanitation conditions of the internally displaced people (IDPs).

20 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

New project will monitor needs of vulnerable children, says UNICEF

BRUSSELS , 19 May 2017 - A grant from the European Commission of Euro 955,809.00 to UNICEF is expected to give a much needed boost to the efforts of the Greek authorities to provide better protection to over 20,000 vulnerable refugee and migrant children stranded in the country.

20 May 2017 description
report World Bank

Ongoing emergency projects to be expanded with US$283 million in additional grants