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13 Jan 2018 description

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid,

and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

09 Jan 2018 description

CAR

Since 27 December 2017 fighting between armed groups in the town of Paoua and surrounding villages, near the border with Chad, displaced over 25,000 people. Around 20,000 people were displaced internally, and 5,600 refugees have been registered in southern Chad as of 5 January 2018. Shelter and NFIs, food, protection and WASH needs are reported among the displaced population. Fighting has ended in Paoua, but continues in surrounding areas.

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MYANMAR

06 Jan 2018 description
  • 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

04 Jan 2018 description

127.9 M required for 2017
79.6 M contributions received, representing 62% of requirements
48.3 M funding gap for the Myanmar Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

26 Dec 2017 description

2017 was unprecedented in terms of the scale of events that affected millions of people

January: Record number of people in need

At the beginning of 2017, more than 128 million people needed humanitarian assistance in 33 countries. OCHA appealed for US$22.2 billion – the largest humanitarian appeal ever launched.

19 Dec 2017 description

Bangladesh

655,000 Rohingya arrived from Myanmar into Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh between 25 August and 17 December. The influx has placed immense strain on basic services in the area. The population density is extremely high and there is a lack of adequate WASH facilities. There is therefore a high risk of the quick spread of disease. Over 1,300 suspected cases of diphtheria have been reported between 8 November and 15 December.

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DRC

17 Dec 2017 description
  • 189.9 M required for 2017

  • 102.2 M contributions received, representing 54% of requirements

  • 87.7 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

15 Dec 2017 description

127.9 M required for 2017
72.8 M contributions received, representing 57% of requirements
55.1 M funding gap for the Myanmar Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

13 Dec 2017 description

The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs has released the 16th Edition of To Walk the Earth in Safety, a report underscoring the accomplishments of the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program.

08 Dec 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

At the beginning of 2017, progress continued towards each of the Endgame Plan’s four objectives. The world has never been closer to eradicating polio, with fewer cases in fewer areas of fewer countries than at any time in the past.

06 Dec 2017 description
  • 189.9 M required for 2017
  • 92.4 M contributions received, representing 49% of requirements
  • 97.5 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

05 Dec 2017 description

127.9 M required for 2017
58.9 M contributions received, representing 46% of requirements
69.1 M funding gap for the Myanmar Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

30 Nov 2017 description
  • 71.3 M required for 2017 including special situations

  • 45.2 M contributions received, representing 63% of requirements

  • 26.2 M overall funding gap for Bangladesh

All figures are displayed in USD