NEW YORK, 28 March 2015 – “Although the deteriorating situation in Yemen is curtailing operations, UNICEF continues to work to provide vital assistance for children in the country through a small number of international staff and more than 100 national staff, working with local as well as international partners.
“UNICEF and partners are providing water, sanitation and hygiene supplies as well as supporting mobile health clinics for more than 600 families who have arrived in Harad from the north.
WFP Executive Director’s visit: Executive Director Ms. Ertharin Cousin visited Myanmar from 10 to 12 March with UNDP Administrator Ms. Helen Clark. On 11 March, Ms. Cousin and Ms. Clark visited Sittwe town, Rakhine State where they met with State Chief Minister H.E. U Maung Maung Ohn and discussed priorities for continued humanitarian assistance and scaled-up development support by UN agencies in Rakhine State. Ms. Cousin and Ms. Clark visited a WFP assisted Muslim IDP camp and a UNDP assisted Rakhine village.
Medical supplies to restock health posts and the transportation of food, water, shelter, hygiene and school kits remain priorities.
Government-led food distributions, reaching 92,000 people, are almost completed on Efate Island.
Fifteen foreign medical teams are currently covering eight islands in Shefa, Tafea and Penama provinces.
Hygiene kits, soaps and purification tablets were distributed to about 3,350 people on Tanna Island.
The E.U. withdraws 750 soldiers and launches the E.U. Military Advisory Mission to CAR (EUMAM RCA) to support security sector reforms that prioritize protection of civilians
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) releases an appeal requesting $6.2 million to provide agricultural inputs critical to food security and livelihoods in CAR during upcoming lean season
Epidémie de choléra : A l’approche de la saison des pluies, des alertes ont été enregistrées dans 20 communes.
L’appel de transition pour les deux prochaines années requiert un financement de 401 millions de dollars.
Des milliers d’Haïtiens peuvent être expulsés de la République Dominicaine au cours des prochains mois. L’Office nationale de la Migration et ses partenaires se préparent à accueillir les migrants.
On 26 March, Government food packages were dispatched to Aneityum utilising four Australian Blackhawk helicopters.
The Australian Naval Logistics/Supply Ship HMAS Tobruk is currently off the coast of Tanna. Once docked, HMAS Tobruk will unload stores and commence operation of its water purification unit.
New Zealand Defence Force Logistic/Supply vessel HMNZS Canterbury was loaded with relief supplies on 26 March in Port Vila and departed for Epi.
2. Objective of the exercise: “Rights in Crisis Analysis”
• Following the release of 654 children formerly associated with the Cobra Faction in Lekuangole, part of the Greater Pibor Administrative Area, the total number of released children is now 1,314. Released boys, and now three girls, continue to receive interim care, psychosocial support and family tracing services. Community-based monitoring systems are in place to provide family tracing and post-reunification support for around 200 children who have now returned home; as well as to identify, and help prevent, possible future re-recruitment.
Situation of displaced people in North-East in numbers
TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE LIVING IN CAMPS (SOURCE: IOM, FEBRUARY 2015)
TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE LIVING IN HOST COMMUNITIES (SOURCE: IOM, FEBRUARY 2015)
NUMBER OF IDP CAMPS IN NORTH-EAST (SOURCE: IOM, FEBRUARY 2015)
As of 26 March, food was dispatched for more than 160,000 people.
Three hospitals in Tafea Province, Sanma Province and Efate Island now have capacity to treat severely malnourished children.
Humanitarian organizations have distributed about 19,000 shelter relief items to affected islands, mainly to Shefa and Tafea provinces.
The distribution of hygiene kits, jerry cans and other water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) items is ongoing, currently covering 50-60 per cent of the affected population.
We are in the fifth year of a war in Syria characterized by breathtaking levels of savagery and it is just over one year since this Council adopted resolution 2139. The resolution demanded action by the parties to the conflict, to cease attacks against civilians and facilitate humanitarian access to those in need. We had all hoped that the resolution would compel the parties to reduce the violence and lead to a significant improvement in the situation of people in Syria.
By any measure, however, the situation in Syria has dramatically worsened.
Principales recommandations :
Distribution de NFI aux ménages déplacés de Kaboro (kit NFI complet) ;
Distribution de NFI aux ménages hôtes de Kaboro dont la maison a été incendiée lors du feu de brousse (savons, moustiquaires, bâches).
Action planifiée : distribution ACF – RRM
Distribution alimentaire d’urgence: ration de 15 jours.
Action planifiée : Aucune
As the brutal conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, over 12.2 million people there need life-saving humanitarian assistance. Almost half of them are children who now face a fifth year of being denied their rights to safety, education, health care and protection.
Humanitarian partners continue working closely together under Government leadership via the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to enact the Government’s response plan to Tropical Cyclone Pam.
On 25 March, Prime Minister Joe Natuman visited cyclone-affected Malampa and Penama provinces.
On 24 March in Port Vila, the Prime Minister and the Humanitarian Coordinator for Vanuatu launched a Flash Appeal, which seeks US$29.9 million for humanitarian operations until 24 June.
On 24 March, two boats travelled to Emao, Pele, and Nguna Islands (Shefa Province) to provide phone services for families who have been unable to contact relatives since the cyclone struck.
High-energy biscuits were distributed to 37,000 people in areas with water shortages in Tafea Province and the outer Islands of Shefa Province.
‘Education in Emergency’ supplies, consisting of 570 school back packs, seven tents, seven recreation and education kits, were sent to Tongoa Island (Shefa Province).
This thirteenth report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (20 14), paragraph 10 of Security Council resolution 2165 (2014) and paragraph 5 of Security Council resolution 2191 (2014), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all parties to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic.
According to UNHCR, there are some 86,000 internally displaced persons in Mali and 16,000 returnees. Burkina Faso shelters 32,000 Malian refugees, while Mauritania and Niger host 52,000 and 49,000 Malian refugees, respectively.