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- Indonesia Food Security Monitoring Bulletin Special Focus: Food security in 100 districts prioritized for reduction of stunting, Volume 9, December 2017 [EN/ID]
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- One killed after landslide hits Lombok tourist area
- Numerous villages flooded in Jambi
- Hundreds of houses inundated in Rokan Hulu floods
145.7 M required for 2018
17.3 M contributions received, representing 12% of requirements
128.4 M funding gap for South East Asia
All figures are displayed in USD
Drought, earthquakes, floods, typhoons, volcanoes, and civil unrest, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a range of natural and complex emergencies in the region.
GENEVA, Jan 19 2018 (IOM) - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for nearly USD 1.4 billion to address the needs of over 80 million people in 50 countries in 2018. These vital funds will support people displaced within the borders of their own countries, migrants, refugees and the communities that host them, people returning to their areas of origin and people experiencing or recovering from conflict and natural disasters.
The Asia-Pacific E-Resilience Toolkit offers insights into a spectrum of available ICT tools and best practices that may benefit policymakers in the Asia-Pacific region to enhance e-resilience and disaster risk management.
Weak to moderate La Niña conditions contributed to higher than normal rainfall across the country. In late November, cyclone Cempaka brought heavy rains and extreme winds to the south-eastern coast of Java. The high rainfall led to increased floods and landslides, causing destruction and damage. Higher than normal rainfall throughout the dry season led to higher paddy harvest between September and December 2017.
Affected population: 949,044*
AHA Centre’s estimation based on total number of deaths, injuries and IDPs reported by National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) of each country and other verified sources.
Le 11 janvier 2018, le ministre de la Coopération et de l’Action humanitaire, Romain Schneider, a signé six accords-cadres de développement avec les organisations non gouvernementales de développement (ONGD) suivantes : Action pour un monde uni, Frères des Hommes Luxembourg, Guiden a Scouten fir eng Welt, Handicap International Luxembourg, Pharmaciens sans frontières et Unity Foundation.
By Panca Nugraha
Amaq Riki, 35, was found dead after his car was buried by a landslide that hit Pelawangan, a tourist area in Sembalun subdistrict, East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), on Wednesday morning.
Amaq was in his car with his two friends when the landslide hit. His friends sustained only injuries.
NTB Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) head Mohammad Rum said the Pelawangan-Sembalung area was the entrance to the Sembalun tourist site, which is located at the base of Mount Rinjani.
While the financing sources of non-state armed groups (NSAGs) both during active hostilities and after peace agreements has received much attention in the academic and peace-practitioner fields, information about the funding of NSAGs during the time between active fighting and the conclusion of a peace agreement is much less available. This study aims to fill that gap by investigating the sources of financial support for armed groups during ceasefires and peace negotiations.
Case studies in the People's Republic of China and in Indonesia show why holistic community-based approaches to managing flood risks should be a key feature of investment programs.
Since 1 January, more than 1,000 people have been displaced from Nangarhar to Kabul. Military operations in Kapisa reportedly also displaced 2,000 people within the province, while nearly 1,000 people from three neighboring provinces were also displaced into Kapisa. In 2017, more than 448,000 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, an average of more than 1,200 people every day. The highest number of displaced people was recorded in Nangarhar Province (123,538 IDPs), followed by Kunduz (39,550 IDPs) and Badghis (26,659 IDPs).
Affected population: 988,438*
*AHA Centre’s estimation based on total number of deaths, injuries and IDPs reported by National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) of each country and other verified sources.
189.9 M required for 2017
109.4 M contributions received, representing 58% of requirements
80.4 M funding gap for South East Asia
All figures are displayed in USD
This report focuses on lessons learned by WFP from the Ready to Respond project, a joint UN humanitarian preparedness programme funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Ready to Respond was instigated in late 2013 by UNICEF and WFP, who were joined in 2015 by OCHA and UNHCR. DFID’s support enabled the agencies to implement a wide range of preparedness activities, aiming at reinforcing their own capacity and the capacity of partners in being better prepared to respond to disasters.
L’UNICEF appelle les pays du monde entier à s’assurer que davantage de nouveau-nés survivent à leurs premiers jours de vie
NEW YORK, le 1er janvier 2018 – Environ 386 000 bébés naîtront aujourd’hui, dont plus de 90 % dans les régions les moins développées du monde, déclare l’UNICEF.
Global Overview DECEMBER 2017
Armed clashes in northern Shan State have displaced over 900 people from Ahr Pyaung village in Kyaukme Township and from Kyauk Phyu Lay village in Namhsan Township as of 1 January, according to the Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) in Kyaukme. Displaced families are staying in four displacement sites in Kyaukme town. RRD, local CSOs and private well-wishers have provided immediate support.
900 people displaced in northern Shan State