Appeals & Response Plans
Headlines (last 30 days)
- UNICEF: Therapeutic feeding programme turns tide in battle against malnutrition in Uganda. 15 May 2019
- ECHO: Humanitarian situation in Uganda worsens as DRC influx set to soar. 8 May 2019
Most read reports
- UNICEF: Therapeutic feeding programme turns the tide in the battle against malnutrition in Uganda. 15 May 2019
- Govt. Uganda: Performance Snapshot, Uganda Refugee Response Plan (RRP) 2019-2020 - Quarter 1, January - March 2019. 20 May 2019
- USAID: Uganda: Food Assistance Fact Sheet - Updated May 17, 2019. 17 May 2019
- ECHO: Uganda - Deterioration of the humanitarian situation (DG ECHO, UN, INGOs, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 May 2019). 8 May 2019
- Save the Children: A child bride gets a second chance at education. 21 May 2019
This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 67 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:
- Humanitarian crises in South Sudan Humanitarian crises in North East Nigeria
- Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Cholera outbreak in Kenya
- Measles outbreak in Madagascar.
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working to provide needed programming at the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. Missionaries provide for basic needs while also providing primary and secondary education along with a new vocational school that launched in January 2019.
The 24th round of DTM data collection in Libya took place in January and February 2019. DTM identified at least 666,717 migrants currently present in Libya. Migrants were identified in all 100 municipalities, within 570 communities and originated from more than 38 countries.
This edition of DTM’s Migrant Report includes a new health surveillance component integrated under the Flow Monitoring Survey methodology to better understand the health conditions and challenges migrants face in Libya, please refer to page 15 for more details.
These country reports provide information on the legal situation for displaced populations, namely asylum seekers, refugees, and returnees, where relevant, regarding access to mobile services, in each country covered. Each report contains information on:
• Registration and Identification of Displaced Persons
• SIM Registration
• Know Your Customer Rules
• Mobile Money
• Data Protection
Overview of Results
14,517 mt of food assistance distributed
US$ 2.8m cash-based transfers made
US$ 30.4m six months (March – August 2019) net funding requirements
1.2 million people assisted in February 2019
About 2.3 million South Sudanese have sought refuge in one of the neighbouring countries of Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.
Although there is neither facilitation nor promotion of refugee returns to South Sudan, as the current conditions is not yet conducive for durable, safe and dignified returns, reports on spontaneous refugee returns continue to be received.
Le Secrétaire général adjoint aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d'urgence, Mark Lowcock, a approuvé jeudi l'octroi de 125 millions de dollars du Fonds central d'intervention d'urgence (CERF) pour appuyer des opérations d’assistance dans 13 situations d'urgence sous-financées.
Drought conditions remain in southern Africa as abnormal dryness strengthens across the Greater Horn
Africa Weather Hazards
Seasonal rainfall deficits since October have resulted in significant dryness across Angola, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Below-average rainfall since mid-February combined with high temperatures, have strengthened moisture deficits in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania.
12 February 2019, ENTEBBE, Uganda: The 51st Greater Horn Of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 51) for March, April and May organized by the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) in collaboration with the Uganda National Meteorological Agency (UNMA) and partners on “Preparedness actions to climate related risks for safe and resilient communities” closed today in Entebbe, Uganda.
The Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) has allocated $125 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for the 2019 first Underfunded Emergencies round to assist some 9 million people in neglected crises across thirteen countries. This is the largest underfunded allocation in CERF history, made possible by the increasing generosity and diversity of donors to the fund.
This allocation round marks the first time country proposals have given specific consideration to addressing four chronically neglected areas, following recommendations by the ERC:
11 April 2019, Washington D.C.: Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock approved today the allocation of US$125 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support the response in 13 underfunded emergencies (UFE). This is the largest underfunded allocation in CERF history, made possible by the increasing generosity and diversity of donors to the fund.
While the overall numbers of internally displaced people and refugees remained static from the previous month, population movements were reported in March within South Sudan and across its borders.
Kidnapping data trends
• The number of kidnappings and individual aid workers who were kidnapped peaked in April 2018. July, August and September also recorded high numbers of kidnappings.
• Between February and May, 36 aid workers were kidnapped while travelling in Central and Western Equatoria states in South Sudan. Many incidents occurred when agencies entered previously inaccessible areas where there have been reports of conflict parties accusing aid workers of spying.
Le présent document est un Plan opérationnel dont le but est d’orienter la stratégie de réponse humanitaire à la crise dans les provinces du Nord-Kivu et de l’Ituri pour les six prochains mois (janvier-juin 2019).