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29 Dec 2011 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 24 Oct. to 29 Dec. 2011.

Appeal target (current): This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 15,145,940 in cash, kind or services to assist 300,000 beneficiaries.

Appeal coverage:

73% based on the revised amount above. While has been a good response from donors and partners in terms of in-kind donations for the current emergency operation, cash support has been limited which discourages flexible and quick responses in highly fluid context.

Appeal history:

20 Dec 2011 description
  1. Résumé

Le Niger a connu une crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle aiguë en 2010, suite à une campagne agro-pastorale 2009–2010 déficitaire. La mobilisation du gouvernement, appuyée par ses partenaires techniques et financiers, a permis d’apporter une réponse coordonnée à cette crise et d’éviter une catastrophe humanitaire.

20 Dec 2011 description

Foreword

2011 has been a momentous year for South Sudan. It has been a privilege to stand with the South Sudanese people as they witnessed the birth of their new nation – from the decisive independence referendum in January, the end of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement period, to the country’s longawaited entry into the community of nations on 9 July. The Republic of South Sudan has now started the long and challenging task of building a new state. The humanitarian community is committed to supporting the government and its people as they embark on this endeavour.

20 Dec 2011 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was prepared by OCHA Libya. It covers the period from 5 to 15 December 2011. This is the final Libya Situation Report.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

  • Limited liquidity and high food prices prevent vulnerable families from accessing food in markets.

  • Return to Sirte slow: less than 50 per cent, due to security concerns and widespread damage.

21 Nov 2011 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was prepared by OCHA Libya. It covers the period from 1 to 21 November 2011. The next report will be issued on or around 1 December.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

  • Life continues to return to normal in areas that experienced fighting

  • Inter-agency mission finds significant NFI needs for IDPs in southern Libya

  • Return continues to Bani Walid and Sirte, but is hampered by perceived insecurity and protection issues

23 Oct 2011 description

Six months operation update - 24-February till September 2011

Appeal target (current):

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 15,145,920 in cash, kind or services to assist 300,000 beneficiaries.

Appeal coverage:

72% based on the revised amount above. While there has been a good response from donors and partners in terms of inkind donations for the current Emergency Operation, cash support has been limited which discourages flexible and quick responses in a highly fluid context.

04 Oct 2011 description

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

  • Concern over medical care in Sirte, as fighting continues

  • About 90 per cent attendance in schools in eastern areas, psychosocial support needed

  • More than 1,200 African migrants evacuated from IOM transit centre in Sabha to Chad

  • Protection concerns remain about the situation of TCNs in Tripoli and IDPs from conflict areas

23 Sep 2011 description

Tripoli / Geneva (ICRC) – In recent days, thousands of civilians from Sirte and Bani Walid have fled the fierce fighting in their cities, which has included air strikes. "We are very concerned about the people inside and near Bani Walid and Sirte," said Georges Comninos, who heads the delegation in Libya of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). "Food reserves and medical supplies are reportedly running short in both cities. We are receiving many appeals to help the wounded and come to the aid of civilians generally".

13 Sep 2011 description
report Logistics Cluster

Each week the Global Logistics Cluster Support Cell (GLCSC) provides an operational update of the activities of Logistics Clusters/Sectors in the field, together with the details of the latest publications on the Logistics Cluster website. The GLCSC is housed in the Logistics Division of the UN World Food Programme, the Global Logistics Cluster Lead. It is comprised of a diverse, multi-skilled group of logisticians drawn from ACF, Care International, WFP, WVI, and MSB (formerly SRSA).

09 Sep 2011 description

1.) Mission Objectives

  • Food Security & Livelihoods: Conduct a food security rapid needs assessment and identify and coordinate with potential partners the immediate distribution of WFP food supplies (WFP).

  • Health: Assess the health situation and the effects of the conflict on health, including the capacity of Zlitan Central Hospital in terms of services being provided, supplies, and equipment (OCHA on behalf of WHO).

07 Sep 2011 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 26 July to 25 August, 2011.

Appeal target (current): This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 15,145,920 in cash, kind or services to assist 300,000 beneficiaries.

Appeal coverage: 74% based on the revised amount above. While there has been a good response from donors and partners in terms of in-kind donations for the current Emergency Operation, cash support has been limited which discourages flexible and quick responses in a highly fluid context.

Appeal history:

02 Sep 2011 description

Summary: CHF 83,603 has been allocated from the Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the National Society in preparedness activities based on a contingency plan to provide assistance to some 1,000 beneficiaries. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

Since the last disamberkment of refugees the Malta Red Cross Society has been highly active in the settlment of the families arriving in the Maltese islands. Present in Malta there are aproximately15,000 refuggees that accumaltes 5% of the local population.

31 Aug 2011 description

The revised Regional Flash Appeal for the Libyan Crisis (18 May 2011) has been extended by one month, through to 30 September, 2011. However some areas of response have been recalibrated to reflect new developments and priorities on the ground following continued hostilities. The 30-Day Action Plan is not a new Appeal, but rather outlines updated relief activities to be carried out during that one month extension by the humanitarian community. All other activities included in the Flash Appeal continue to be implemented.

30 Aug 2011 description

CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is providing logistical support for the humanitarian relief effort in Libya, sending food and other urgent supplies including water, medicine and fuel to Tripoli. WFP is also scaling up food assistance to meet the needs of the most vulnerable internally displaced people in Tripoli, the coastal areas and the Nafusa Mountain Region.

29 Aug 2011 description

Brussels, 29 August 2011 – The European Commission has deployed to Tripoli a multi-sectoral team of humanitarian experts and has opened a humanitarian office in the Libyan capital. The experts from the Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department are ensuring that the assistance given by the European Union in health, medicines, food and drinking water is delivered expeditiously, and that new needs are identified and addressed immediately. The experts are working closely with the humanitarian partners present in the city.

29 Aug 2011 description
report Logistics Cluster

Each week the Global Logistics Cluster Support Cell (GLCSC) provides an operational update of the activities of Logistics Clusters/Sectors in the field, together with the details of the latest publications on the Logistics Cluster website. The GLCSC is housed in the Logistics Division of the UN World Food Programme, the Global Logistics Cluster Lead. It is comprised of a diverse, multi-skilled group of logisticians drawn from ACF, Care International, WFP, WVI, and MSB (formerly SRSA).

13 Aug 2011 description

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • On July 28 and 29, a U.N. interagency mission assessed humanitarian conditions in the Nafusah Mountains and found that internally displaced persons (IDPs) and third-country nationals (TCNs) residing in Zintan, Jadu, and Kabau towns report the need for emergency relief commodities, particularly kitchen sets, mattresses, and hygiene kits, according to the U.N. Relief agencies, including partners of USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), have begun planning additional distributions of relief supplies in the Nafusah Mountains.

07 Aug 2011 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was prepared by OCHA Libya. It covers the period from 29 July to 04 August. The next report will be issued on or around 11 August.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

· Protection issues and rising vulnerabilities are key concerns country- wide.

· The need for reliable and verifiable data across most humanitarian sectors remains a priority

05 Aug 2011 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 25 June to 25 July, 2011.

Appeal target (current): This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 15,145,920 in cash, kind or services to assist 300,000 beneficiaries.

Appeal coverage: 70% based on the revised amount above. While there has been a good response from donors and partners in terms of in-kind donations for the current Emergency Operation, cash support has been limited which discourages flexible and quick responses in a highly fluid context.

Appeal history: