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06 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Zamboanga Communications Working Group readies over 28,000 remaining IDPs for durable solutions.

  • Back-to-school campaign benefits conflict-affected children in Mamasapano.

  • Communication, accountability and community participation prompted for better humanitarian response and preparedness.

  • Carpenters build resilience in communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

FIGURES

Zamboanga Crisis

06 Jul 2015 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,100 students participating in Salesian programs run by the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. Offered at orphanages, boarding homes, schools and a medical facility spread across six towns and villages in East Timor, 11 programs were the recipients of the donation which was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable.

06 Jul 2015 description
report UN Security Council
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Reporting period from 28 February 2015 to 26 June 2015

I. Introduction

  1. The present report provides a comprehensive assessment of the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006) since my previous report of 28 February 2015 (S/2015/147).

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Drought Phase: NORMAL

Biophysical Indicators

  • Biophysical indicators show no unusual fluctuations outside the expected seasonal range.
    o Good rainfall was received in the month – above normal range.
    o The vegetation condition index VCI-3month is slightly above normal.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators:

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The vegetation cover continues to improve as indicated by increasing vegetation condition index value from 15.66 in March to 29.1 in April and 55.47. The county average improved from moderate drought condition category to very good condition. All sub counties have shown improvement with least improved being Balambala with a value of 45.2 in normal drought condition category and highest improved was Lagdera with value of 71.37.

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Moderate rainfall was received in the entire Sub County in the month under review.

  • Most of the water pans/dams and natural ponds contain substantial volume of water that was anticipated to last for four months. The state of the water sources was normal and recorded at 5which was within the normal range of 4-5

  • The vegetation condition index (VCI) for May 2015 was recorded at 63.24 which was above the normal range of 35-50 Socio

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • No rainfall received over May 2015. April rainfall was depressed in all livelihoods except isiolo central that received fair amount.

  • Pasture condition worsened compared to last month. Current Vegetation condition Index (VCI) was 31.pasture is better in isiolo central ward.

  • Water sources declined compared to last month since most pans did not impound water .Main rivers are flowing better normal capacity.

06 Jul 2015 description

VISION

Protection monitoring seeks to collect and analyse information on protection trends in the most affected States to ensure appropriate response by the Protection Sector Working Group (PSWG), Inter-sector Working Group (ISWG) and Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) as well as other stakeholders in Nigeria. It will be used as a basis for evidence-based advocacy, ensuring sectoral protection mainstreaming, as well as for the referral of cases of protection violations.

WHERE MONITORS ARE

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The six months cumulative rainfall (Dec 2014 – May 2015) was 573.4 mm. This was 66.9% more of the long term average. The cumulative long term average for the same period was 343.6 mm.

  • The water situation in the county was described as normal.

Production Indicators

  • No livestock out migration was reported in May.

  • Cattle body condition was fair while that of goats and sheep was good.

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • There was an increase in average rainfall amount received in May compared to the previous month.

  • Water availability was normal since water pans had recorded recharge. Water access was normal in May.

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • During the month the county received light drizzles lasting one to two days

  • Generally the quality and quantity of vegetation was good as indicated by a vegetation condition index of 40.67 except in Kitui Rural and Kitui South were the situation was slightly below normal as indicated by VCI of 34.95 and 32.71 respectively.

  • Most open surface water facilities had recharged and communities were able to access water at near distances

05 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 4 July 2015, a total of 632 cholera cases including 30 deaths (CFR 4.7%) have been reported from 75 villages in eight Payams of Juba County (Table 1).

The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have been reported from New site followed by Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo, and Gudele 1 (Figure 4).

05 Jul 2015 description
report Redhum

Latinoamerica y el Caribe, 05 de Julio 2015
Fuente: Prensa Libre

Con un año de edad, el inquieto Joshua Tinoco enfrenta la posibilidad de ser deportado a su natal Honduras, uno de miles de niños que llegaron el año pasado a través de la frontera de México con Estados Unidos.

05 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

• Resource Shortfall: WFP urgently requires USD 65.5 million contributions from donors for its PRRO to avoid a critical resource shortfalls beginning July for vegetable oil, and a complete shortfall for all commodities in September. More critically, WFP has already very limited food assistance for its humanitarian assistance to internally displaced people and refugees in Khost and Paktika.

05 Jul 2015 description

Key Figures:

  • 43,299 individuals displaced by conflict assessed/profiled in May 2015

  • Of these:
    2 % displaced in May 2015
    63 % in April 2015
    4 % in March 2015
    6 % in February 2015
    19 % in January 2015
    5 % earlier

  • Of these:
    51.6 % male
    48.4 % female
    61 % children

  • End of May 2015 around 916,435 IDPs assessed/profiled

PARTNERSHIP

  • National IDP Task Force chaired by the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) and cochaired by UNHCR.

05 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Kamrul Hasan Khan

Through training and standardized assessments, UNICEF and the European Union are working to address malnutrion among the most vulnerable populations in Bangladesh.

NETRAKONA, Bangladesh, 30 June 2015 –The signs of severe malnutrition were plain to see in 14-month-old Omi – an extremely bony appearance, low weight, infections and a distaste for food – but her mother, Lucky Akter, thought she was fine.

04 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 3 July 2015, a total of 610 cholera cases including 30 deaths (CFR 4.9%) have been reported from 75 villages in eight Payams of Juba County (Table 1).

The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have been reported from New site followed by Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo, and Gudele 1 (Figure 4).

04 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • 20,000 people newly displaced in Salah al-Din Governorate

  • Returnees to Tikrit in need of humanitarian assistance

  • Concern over forced returns in Kirkuk

  • The inter-agency IDP Call Centre went live on 30 June.

  • Iraq Humanitarian Pool Fund gains momentum

  • Limited funding continues to constrain the delivery of aid to people in need