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19 Dec 2005 description

Mr. President, distinguished members of the Security Council,

Thank you for this opportunity to brief the Council on several major challenges the humanitarian community faces in Africa at the moment, all of which have considerable regional implications.

Darfur and Chad

I will start with what continues to be the largest humanitarian operation in the world, the crisis in Darfur, as well as its impact on neighboring Chad.

The humanitarian operation launched in late 2003 has been remarkably effective this year, against overwhelming odds.

05 Dec 2005 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2005/0217
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
DRC, Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Earthquake - Lake Tanganyika
5 December 2005

This report is based on information received from the OCHA offices in Kampala, Burundi and Nairobi.

30 Nov 2005 description

The Regional Scenario Development workshop for the Greater Horn of Africa region took place on 2-3 November in the Ballroom of the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi. Regional representations from UN, INGOs, and donors joined their respective colleagues from countries in the region to provide a fairly comprehensive and complementary perspective and analysis of recent and forecasted regional events.

30 Nov 2005 description


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOREWORD TO THE HUMANITARIAN APPEAL 2006
The past year has been a wretched one for millions of disaster victims. It dawned with the Indian Ocean tsunami, saw a hurricane season unrivalled in living memory strike the Americas, and included South Asia’s devastating earthquake. Through it all, other tragic crises persisted in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Like never before, the year stretched and tested the capabilities of aid agencies, and the will of survivors.

30 Nov 2005 description

(New York: 30 November 2005): United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called for $4.7 billion to provide urgent support to 31 million people in humanitarian emergencies in 26 countries worldwide.

21 Nov 2005 description

(Nairobi, Geneva, NYC) The United Nations system in Uganda is planning to increase its presence and programmes in northern Uganda in the coming year to help some 2 million Ugandans displaced by Africa's longest running conflict, according to Dennis McNamara, Special Advisor on Displacement to the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator.

26 Oct 2005 description

(New York: 26 October 2005): Three separate attacks on humanitarian aid workers in northern Uganda in the past two days have resulted in the death of two individuals and the injury of four others.

12 Aug 2005 description

Ce rapport ne reflète pas nécessairement la position officielle des Nations Unies

District de l'Ituri

29 Jun 2005 description


Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP)

The CAP is much more than an appeal for money. It is an inclusive and coordinated programme cycle of:

a) strategic planning leading to a Common Humanitarian Action Plan (CHAP);
b) resource mobilisation (leading to a Consolidated Appeal or a Flash Appeal);
c) coordinated programme implementation;
d) joint monitoring and evaluation;
e) revision, if necessary; and
f) reporting on results.

The CHAP is a strategic plan for humanitarian response in a given country or region and includes the following elements:

23 Jun 2005 description


Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP)
The CAP is much more than an appeal for money. It is an inclusive and coordinated programme cycle of:

a) strategic planning leading to a Common Humanitarian Action Plan (CHAP);
b) resource mobilisation (leading to a Consolidated Appeal or a Flash Appeal);
c) coordinated programme implementation;
d) joint monitoring and evaluation;
e) revision, if necessary; and
f) reporting on results.

The CHAP is a strategic plan for humanitarian response in a given country or region and includes the following elements:

22 Jun 2005 description


Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP)
The CAP is much more than an appeal for money. It is an inclusive and coordinated programme cycle of:

(a) Strategic planning leading to a Common Humanitarian Action Plan (CHAP);
(b) Resource mobilisation (leading to a Consolidated Appeal or a Flash Appeal);
(c) Coordinated programme implementation;
(d) Joint monitoring and evaluation;
(e) Revision, if necessary; and
(f) Reporting on results.

15 Jun 2005 description

AFFECTED POPULATIONS SUMMARY

COUNTRY
IDPs
REFUGEES
TOTAL AFFECTED POPULATION
CHANGES %
(in figures)
October
2004
June 2005
October