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Summary of needs, targets & requirements
Eritrea is vulnerable to recurrent drought due to its geographic location.
This Supplementary Appeal outlines UNHCR’s expansion plans for the operation in Libya and presents funding requirements to meet the increased humanitarian and protection needs of conflict affected populations, both Libyan and non-Libyan.
Total people to be reached in 2017: 505,0001
Total children to be reached in 2017: 450,000
2017 programme targets
- 15,000 children under 5 with SAM admitted into therapeutic feeding programmes
- 40,000 children under 5 with MAM benefiting from targeted supplementary feeding
- 450,000 children under 5 provided with vitamin A supplementation
Background and context
Education is a basic human right, enshrined in both the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child. And during times of displacement, education plays an additional, crucial role in fostering social cohesion, addressing psychosocial needs, and providing a safe and stable environment for those who need it most.
Context and Investment Case
One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded places the lives of 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. UNICEF is responding to four primary needs:
Over 1 million children are in need of treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in the region.
A total of USD 172.2 million* in financial requirements for the Yemen Situation, including USD 115.5 million in additional requirements, for the period January - December 2016:
- USD 12.8 million for Djibouti
- USD 10.4 million for Ethiopia
- USD 18.3 million for Somalia
- USD 1.4 million for Sudan
- USD 126 million for Yemen
USD 3.2 million for Regional and global activities
This total includes support costs (7%).
Total affected population: 10.2 million
Total affected children (under 18): 5.7 million
Total people to be reached in 2016: 8 million
Total children to be reached in 2016:6.8 million
2016 programme targets
Regional Office 2016 Requirements: US$5,591,000
Total affected population: 1.5 million
Total affected children (under 18): 725,000
Total people to be reached in 2016: 545,000
Total children to be reached in 2016: 445,000
2016 programme targets
- 15,000 children under 5 years suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) admitted into therapeutic feeding programmes
35,000 children under 5 years with moderate acute malnutrition benefitted from targeted supplementary feeding
IOM Launches Updated Response Plan for Mediterranean and Beyond
Switzerland - IOM has released an update to its June 2015 response plan “Addressing Complex Migration Flows in the Mediterranean.” It includes a series of proposed interventions to be implemented through December 2016, some of which are already underway, others are still at the planning stage.
A total of USD 152.7 million* in financial requirements for the Yemen Situation, including USD 96.3 million in additional requirements, for the period April - December 2015:
- USD 14.7 million for Djibouti
- USD 4 million for Ethiopia
- USD 21.2 million for Somalia
- USD 0.6 million for Sudan
- USD 107.7 million for Yemen
USD 4.6 million for Regional and global activities
This total includes regional and global activities, and support costs (7%).
Refugee emergency in Europe: UNHCR appeals for USD 128 million
UNICEF is appealing for US$14 million to respond to the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, with US$6.5 urgently needed for the immediate response in the next 6 months.
13th November 2015
Appeal Target: US$ 2,522,636.
ACT Alliance, through its members in Greece, Hungary and Serbia started to provide humanitarian assistance before the first appeal was issued in September 2015. Due to the fast-growing numbers of refugees and migrants and subsequently their needs, along with the rapidly changing situation along the Balkan route and the approaching winter in Europe, both implementing and donor members called for a revision of the ACT EUR151 Appeal.