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10 Sep 2018 description

General overview

• 121 rotations with 2,527 passengers transported between Djibouti and Aden on behalf of 42 service users (14 UN agencies, 24 INGOs, 4 NNGOs), for an average rate of use of 46% (maximum capacity 25 passengers per leg/50 per voyage).

• Thanks to the contributions received from DFID, Canada, ECHO, Germany, CERF and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, WFP and the Logistics Cluster will be able to extend the service until the end of 2018.

07 Aug 2018 description

IOM: USD 45 Million Needed for 2018-2020 Migrant Response in Horn of Africa, Yemen

Nairobi – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and its partners launched, on 6 August, a Regional Migrant Response Plan (RMRP) for the Horn of Africa and Yemen through which they are appealing to the international community for USD 45 million. The plan details support to migrants on the move in the Horn of Africa and Yemen from 2018 to 2020.

06 Aug 2018 description

General overview

• 117 rotations with 2,527 passengers transported between Djibouti and Aden on behalf of 42 service users (14 UN agencies, 24 INGOs, 4 NNGOs), for an average use rate of 46% (maximum capacity 25 passengers per leg/50 per voyage).

• Thanks to the contributions received by DFID, Canada, ECHO, Germany, CERF and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, WFP and the Logistics Cluster w will be able to extend the service until the end of 2018.

27 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

• In response to the cyclone Sagar in May, UNICEF distributed Immediate Response WASH and dignity kits benefitting 700 affected households (including IDPs and surrounding host community) in Damerjog, an IDP site located just outside Djibouti;

• Over the reporting period, 842 people in drought affected areas gained access to adequate sanitation;

26 Jul 2018 description
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Executive summary

Climate risks threaten to derail development gains, cause spike in eco-migrants and undermine efforts to end poverty and hunger in the Arab Region

New UN Development Programme report highlights the challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience as the region works toward peaceful low-carbon climate-resilient development

04 Jul 2018 description

General overview

• 111 rotations with 2,493 passengers transported between Djibouti and Aden on behalf of 41 service users (14 UN agencies, 23 INGOs, 4 NNGOs), for an average use rate of 45% (maximum capacity 25 passengers per leg/50 per voyage).

• Thanks to the contributions received by Canada, ECHO, Germany, CERF and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, WFP and the Logistics Cluster will be able to extend the service until the end of 2018.

25 Jun 2018 description

CERF announces new findings in latest Results Report

Claudia Hargarten June 26, 2018

A new Results Report takes stock of how a US$439 million humanitarian investment from more than 50 donors delivered life-saving assistance to over 22 million people facing the consequences of natural disasters and conflict around the world.

05 Jun 2018 description

General Overview

  • 108 rotations with 2,440 passengers transported between Djibouti and Aden on behalf of 41 service users (14 UN agencies, 23 INGOs, 4 NNGOs), for an average use rate of 48% (maximum capacity 25 passengers per leg/50 per voyage).

• Thanks to the contributions received by Canada, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arabs Emirates, CERF and ECHO, WFP and the Logistics Cluster will be able to extend the service until the end of 2018.

09 May 2018 description

General overview

• 104 rotations with 2,358 passengers transported between Djibouti and Aden on behalf of 40 service users (14 UN agencies, 22 INGOs, 4 NNGOs), for an average use rate of 48% (maximum capacity 25 passengers per leg/50 per voyage).

• Thanks to the contributions received by DFID, Canada, ECHO, Germany and CERF, WFP and the Logistics Cluster will be able to extend the service until the end of July 2018.

03 Apr 2018 description

General overview

• 99 rotations with 2,293 passengers transported between Djibouti and Aden on behalf of 40 service users (14 UN agencies, 22 INGOs, 4 NNGOs), for an average use rate of 48% (maximum capacity 25 passengers per leg/50 per voyage).

• Thanks to the contributions received by DFID, Canada, ECHO, Germany and CERF, WFP and the Logistics Cluster will be able to extend the service until the end of July 2018.

01 Apr 2018 description
  • The operational context during February was marked mainly by small-scale attacks, evictions, drought and the drying up the Shabelle river.
  • Consequently, February witnessed a slight increase in displacements, in cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD)/Cholera, and severe water shortages.
  • Monitoring agencies reported that food security improved but in the absence of assistance food security would deteriorate significantly.

Major developments

26 Mar 2018 description

Over the past three years, Suma Sherma, a tireless health worker in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, has helped over 100 pregnant women and assisted some 40 births.

Suma works for IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and its local non-governmental organization (NGO) partner, Mukti. The two organizations provide health care to Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis living in Cox’s Bazar through their jointly-run clinics and mobile health teams.

26 Feb 2018 description

King patronises opening of first International Humanitarian Forum in Riyadh

RIYADH, February 26 (CIC) – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, on Monday inaugurated an electronic platform for Saudi international aid at the opening of the Kingdom's first International Humanitarian Forum in Riyadh.

The two-day event in the Saudi capital provides a unique opportunity to look at changing global humanitarian needs and to formulate new practical and efficient responses.

07 Feb 2018 description

Background

The Logistics Cluster coordinates and facilitates a weekly passenger movement between Djibouti and Aden on the WFP-chartered vessel, VOS Apollo, which is also used for emergency rescue and evacuation purposes. Standard Operating Procedures are available at: http://www.logcluster.org/document/standard-operating-procedures-sops-passengers-sea-transport-september-2017

07 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 3,811 of children under the age of 5 suffering from SAM were treated, the equivalent of 67% of the planned target.

• 1,546 additional people have access to adequate sanitation, the equivalent of 45% of its annual target.

• 4,000 cases of suspected Acute Watery Diarrhea treated with Oral Rehydration Salts

Situation Overview & Humanitarian Needs

31 Jan 2018 description
  • Small-scale attacks by non-state armed actors, political tensions and clan conflicts were the main elements that marked the operational context in January.
  • In some areas, the continuation of small-scale incidents and political standoffs impacted persons of concerns by limiting access to humanitarian assistance.
  • In spite of slight overall improvement of food security, it is expected that ongoing conflict and drought will continue to impact people’s well-being.

Major developments

30 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Continuing violence, internal and external displacement, natural disasters, growing economic and gender inequality and high rates of youth unemployment and poverty in several countries have left some 72 million people, including 28 million children, in need of humanitarian assistance across the Middle East and North Africa region.1 Those in need require safe water and sanitation (47.3 million);2 education (21 million);3 health care (60 million);4 and protection services (55 million).5 Some 54 million people, including nearly 26 million children, live in the conflict-affected countries of …