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29 Jan 2016 description

60 million PEOPLE WILL BE AFFECTED BY EL NIÑO IN THE FOUR MOST AFFECTED REGIONS

2.8 million PEOPLE REQUIRE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE IN GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS

10.2 million PEOPLE IN NEED OF EMERGENCY FOOD IN ETHIOPIA

14 million FOOD INSECURE PEOPLE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA – EXCLUDING SOUTH AFRICA

El Niño status

03 Dec 2015 description
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Technical Annex

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,
Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) 2015/322 of 2 March 2015 on the implementation of the 11th European Development Fund1 and in particular Article 9(3) thereof,
Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) 2015/323 of 2 March 2015 on the financial regulation applicable to the 11th European Development Fund2 and in particular Article 26

thereof,

Whereas:

18 Nov 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict and adverse climatic conditions continue to drive humanitarian needs in the region

  • Acute sectoral needs continue to be reported in Ethiopia

  • Flood preparedness in full swing as El Niño expected to cause serious flooding in the region

  • Civilian death tolls and human rights violations on the rise in Burundi

  • Urgent access needed to prevent food crisis in Unity State, South Sudan

Regional humanitarian outlook

10 Nov 2015 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report has been developed collectively with humanitarian partners in the region to inform preparedness and advocacy efforts to mitigate and manage humanitarian risk in the Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region . It presents a four-month trend analysis from June to September 2015 and a humanitarian outlook from October to December 2015. It is the second report in the series and updates the previous scenario report which was published in May 2015.

09 Feb 2012 description
report Uganda Red Cross

Written by Catherine Ntabadde

The Uganda Red Cross has today (Feb 9) began distributing essential household items to 4,000 families recovering from the September 2011 floods and landslides. Heavy rains which caused the disaster resulted in 34 deaths and affected more than 15,600 families whose homes and belongings were damaged or destroyed.

The British Red Cross and Department for International Development (DFID) are supporting the response and have given £244,000 to help communities in Bulambuli, Sironko, Kween, Amuria, Katakwi, Nakapiripirit and Kisoro districts.

06 Feb 2012 description
report Uganda Red Cross

Written by Catherine Ntabadde

The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) will distribute essential households items to 4, 000 households (28, 000 people) who were affected by landslides and floods in 2011 with support from the UK Department for International Development. (DFID) and the British Red Cross.

27 Jan 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund

Introduction

UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children 2012 describes the daily situation of some of the world’s most vulnerable children and women in more than 25 countries and territories beset by emergencies and crisis.

06 Oct 2011 description
report Uganda Red Cross

Written by Catherine Ntabadde

Tullow Oil on October 5th, 2011 responded to the emergency relief call by Uganda Red Cross Society, by donating assorted food and non food relief items to aid the victims of the landslides and floods in Bulambuli, Mbale and Kween districts in Eastern Uganda.

08 Sep 2011 description
report Uganda Red Cross

NTV Uganda and Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) this week donated food stuffs and clothing materials respectively.

Donations from NTV included 14 sacks of maize flour, 7 sacks (100kgs each) of rice, 7 sacks (100kgs each) of beans, 5 cartons of salt, 3 cartons of cooking oil and 10 dozens of basins.

The media house’s General Manager Victor Ngei handed over the items to Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Secretary General Michael Richard Nataka and Under Secretary General Programs and Projects Dr. Bildard Baguma.

31 Aug 2011 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2011 to 30 June 2011.

In brief

Programme outcome:

To increase the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) to reduce the number of deaths, injuries and the impact of disasters through the timely and adequate financial support for disaster response from the DREF.

27 Aug 2009 description

Appeal No. MAA00029 with links to the following appeals:

No. MAA00040 - Disaster Management: Operational Technical Advice
No. MAA00021 - Disaster Policy and Preparedness
No. MAA00024 - International Disaster Response Tools
No. MAA00019 - Shelter
No. MAA00028 - Logistics
No. MAA00004 - International Disaster Response Laws, Rules and Principles

15 Oct 2007 description

Part I: Operational Requirements and Shortfalls

Overview of the 2007 Programme of Work

As the end of 2007 nears, the number of people the World Food Programme is seeking to support has risen to 83 million. The amount of food assistance required to assist these people is valued at US$3.4 billion. Considering resources mobilized thus far in 2007, the current level of funding falls short by some US$653 million.

Additional resources amounting to approximately US$800 million are required before the end of 2007 to ensure uninterrupted food aid deliveries for ongoing activities.