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28 Feb 2017 description

In 2016, the Surge Capacity Section (SCS) managed 144 deployments to 32 countries.

03 May 2013 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A 7.8 earthquake hit South-Eastern Iran on 16 April, close to the border with Pakistan. The impact was felt in both countries, with 14 people killed, 73 injured and two missing.

  • New and worsening humanitarian crises since 2011 have led to a considerable increase in CERF allocations to the MENA region. The largest recipients have been Pakistan, Syria and Yemen.

13 Mar 2013 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Humanitarian actors are balancing their response efforts with promoting emergency preparedness in the MENA region.

• Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) and other common appeals have been revised to reflect changes in humanitarian needs in 2013.
There are revised appeals for Afghanistan, Palestine, Syria and Yemen, totalling US$ 2.1 billion and targeting 24.8 million people in need.

30 Apr 2012 description
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In this issue

1 million people need aid in Syria P.2

Measles epidemic in Yemen P.3

2012 Humanitarian Appeal P.4

CERF support for Syria, Yemen P.5

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN-LAS Sectoral Meeting in Cairo generated more than 50 recommendations on issues of shared humanitarian concern.

  • At least 1 million people need humanitarian assistance in Syria.

  • Algeria received 30,000 people fleeing political violence in Mali. Algerian Red Crescent responded with medicines, blankets, food and tents

30 Jan 2012 description

Highlights

Funding Situation

The CERF raised a record amount of US$465 million through the contributions of Member States, Observers, regional governments and the private sector. 2011 marks only the second time in the history of the Fund that it exceeded the $450 million target established for it by the General Assembly.

Additionally, $46.4 million was transferred from the CERF loan window to the grant window with the reduction of the loan element by the General Assembly.

12 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 4 to 11August; the next report will be issued on or around 31August.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

  • The Secretary-General has called on all parties to exercise extreme caution in their actions, in order to minimise any further loss of civilian life

  • Reports of displacement from the road between Azizia (55 km southwest of Tripoli) and the Nafusa Mountains