Appeals & Response Plans
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Tanzania: Earthquake - Sept 2016
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- Uganda: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Uganda: Measles Outbreak - Aug 2013
- Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - May 2013
- Uganda: Floods - May 2013
- Uganda: Marburg Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Uganda: Ebola Outbreak - Jul 2012
- Uganda: Landslides - Jun 2012
Maps & Infographics
DG ECHO has provided over €105.8 million in humanitariana ssistance in Uganda from 2006 to 2010. This support has been directed principally towards dealing with the effects of continued displacement and the on-going (although largely complete) return process in the conflict-affected north central region of Acholi as well as food insecurity affecting the northeastern Karamoja region.
- The purpose of this document is to produce an analysis of the coherence and complementarity of DG ECHO-funded actions with present and future interventions of other European Union (EU) services and other donors, assessing the level of coordination and hand-over with the EU development actors, in order to produce practical recommendations and tools to improve this coordination in LRRD. This report has been written as part of the evaluation of DG ECHO’s humanitarian action in Northern Uganda since 2006 and aims to draw wider lessons on LRRD for the future.
UK aid is about generating opportunity and prosperity for poor people in developing countries.
This document sets out how we intend to put the private sector centre-stage in doing this.
Our new approach to working with the private sector is about us doing more with and for private enterprise, extending this work in new areas, and doing it better. We want private sector thinking to become as much part of DFID’s DNA as our work with charities and governments.
CHF 166,628 was allocated from the Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 10 th November 2010 to support the National Society in supporting social mobilization activities during November, December 2010 and January 2011 rounds of polio vaccination in 11 districts targeting 1.2 million under-five-years.
The International Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent response to emergencies.
Goma, 30 May 2011 - The Disarmament, Demobilization, Repatriation, Reintegration, and Resettlement (DDR/RR) Section of MONUSCO is responsible for repatriating all foreign combatants in the DRC and assisting the government in demobilizing the Congolese combatants. The following is an exclusive interview with DDR/RR Director Gregory Alex.
What are the operational workings of the DDR/RR Section?
Attaques sur les humanitaires
Les enfants dans les conflits armés
ECHO et OCHA organisent une réunion sur la LRA.
In March and April 2011, FEWS NET conducted field assessments to analyze the impact of the January 2011 referendum on trade flows and livelihoods, particularly along the north/south border. This report provides a summary of the key findings from the assessment.
Today the British Government sets out in detail how it will change the lives of millions of poor people around the world. The full release of the operational plans – available to download here – map out the results UK aid will achieve over the next four years in every country DFID works in.
The set of plans show exactly how Britain's aid programmes will deliver results and measure progress up to 2015, including:
In Bangladesh, lifting 5 million people out of extreme poverty
En Afrique subsaharienne, les pertes en grains atteindraient, en valeur, 4 milliards de dollars, selon la FAO et la Banque mondialeL'investissement dans des technologies post-récolte pour réduire les pertes de denrées alimentaires entraînerait une augmentation notable des approvisionnements alimentaires en Afrique subsaharienne, selon un nouveau rapport de la FAO et de la Banque mondiale présenté aujourd'hui au cours d'une réunion d'experts de la région consacrée à cette question.Ce rapport, Aliments perdus : le cas des pertes de grains post-récolte en Afrique subsaharienne …
Stemming post-harvest waste crucial to African food security, Grain losses in sub-Saharan Africa could total $4 billion, FAO/WB reportRome/Accra, 31 May 2011 - Investing in post-harvest technologies to reduce food losses could significantly increase the food supply in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new FAO/World Bank report released today as technical experts from around the region meet to discuss the issue.The report, Missing Food: The Case of Postharvest Grain Losses in Sub-Saharan Africa, …
► Child soldiers in the Horn – cause to remain at attention!
► Kenya and the International Criminal Court
Role and protection of human rights defenders
► Privatization of security in Somalia
Implications for the Horn of Africa
Foreword from the Chief Executive Officer
Human Rights Council
30 May 2011
Council Holds General Debate
The Human Rights Council this morning opened its seventeenth regular session, hearing an address by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in which she updated the Council on her Office’s activities and then holding a general debate.
Geneva, 30 May 2011
Mr. President, Distinguished Members of the Human Rights Council, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
This 50th edition of Humanitarian Exchange, co-edited with Rachel Houghton, focuses exclusively on partnerships in humanitarian action. Articles explore a wide range of different arrangements, including clusters, consortia and networks, involving NGOs, the UN, the private sector, academic researchers, ‘southern’ or local organisations and host governments.
KAMPALA, 27 May 2011 (IRIN) - A confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus in eastern Uganda three weeks ago has been quickly contained, leading health experts in the country to believe the virus has not spread.
"According to the present report, it seems the virus didn't pass to anybody," said Issa Makumba, head of epidemiology and surveillance in the Ministry of Health, said on 25 May.
- 221 Outbreak news – Ebola, Uganda
- 222 Review of the 2010–2011 winter influenza season, northern hemisphere
- 227 Meeting of the WHO Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Advisory Committee, April 2010
- 231 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January– March 2011
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
- Production prospects are favourable in the south and uncertain in the north
- An outbreak of Foot & Mouth Disease affect pastoral livelihoods in Karamoja region
- Maize prices stabilize at high levels
- Food security situation is generally satisfactory