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01 Oct 2010 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) 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 Red Crescent response to emergencies.

12 Aug 2010 description
report UN General Assembly

Sixty-fifth session

Item 70 (a) of the provisional agenda*

Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

Summary

The present report covers activities from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010. Within this period, the Emergency Relief Coordinator allocated $448.3 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund to implement life-saving activities in 52 countries and territories. Funding was provided to 15 humanitarian agencies, many of which carried out their programmes in conjunction with non-governmental partners.

31 May 2010 description
report United Nations

1 Introduction/Foreword

At the outset of this report, it is important to recognize, with gratitude, the important financial support provided by the Governments of Spain, Norway, Austria, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom towards the implementation of the One UN Programme in Cape Verde. Their contributions to the "Cape Verde Transition Fund," were catalytic for the launch and start up of the One UN Programme.

31 Jan 2010 description

Evènements Clés

=B7 Plus de 450 cas de méningite en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

=B7 2 millions de personnes affectées par les mauvaises récoltes au Tchad

=B7 20% de la population nigérienne très vulnérable à l'insécurité alimentaire

=B7 Plus de FCFA 3,8 milliards du CERF pour le Niger et la Guinée

=B7 CAP 2010 pour le Soudan financé à 22%

25 Jan 2010 description

évènements Clés

=B7 770 000 personnes affectées par les inondations en Afrique de l'Ouest

=B7 21 000 cas suspects de fièvre Dengue au Cap Vert

=B7 Première conférence régionale sur les droits de l'homme et les changements climatiques en Afrique de l'Ouest

=B7 Plus de 4,5 millions d'enfants de moins de cinq ans affectés par une malnutrition aigue en Afrique de l'Ouest,

=B7 Plus de 115 milliards FCFA reçus dans le CAP 2009

=B7 Près de 1,4 milliard FCFA pour huit pays à travers le CERF

=B7 Une Commission internationale pour enquêter sur les tueries en …

25 Jan 2010 description

The following bulletin highlights key humanitairan developments and responses between 1 january and 31 December 2009.

Highlights

- Over 770,000 affected by floods in West Africa

- More than 21,000 suspected cases of Dengue fever in Cape Verde

- First regional conference on human rights and climate change in West Africa

- More than 4.5 million children under five affected by acute malnutrition in West Africa

- More than 115 billions FCFA received under the CAP 2009

- 1.4 billion FCFA allocated to eight countries trough the CERF

- International commission of …

31 Dec 2009 description

Ce rapport concerne les Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest ayant reçu des subventions du Fonds Central d'Intervention d'Urgence des Nations Unies.

31 Dec 2009 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to the request contained in the letter dated 21 December 2007 from the President of the Security Council (S/2007/754), in which the Council called on me to report on the fulfilment of the mandate of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) every six months. The report covers the period from 1 July to 31 December 2009.

11 Dec 2009 description
report Government of Italy

"The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 43000 euros to IFRC in response to the epidemic of Dengue in Cape Verde, following of the International Federation of Red Cross program named "DREF Operation n.

10 Dec 2009 description

CENTRAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND PLEDGES: MOST SUCCESSFUL TO DATE

At the 8-9 December high-level United Nations conference convened in support of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), donors pledged generous contributions totaling $424 million for 2010. The figure marks an increase of more than 10 percent from last December's conference, when some $380 million was raised.

Five new donors stepped forward - Madagascar, Mauritania, the Russian Federation, Singapore, and the Sovereign Order of Malta.

07 Dec 2009 description

Contexte général

La dernière mise à jour du HCR note environ 112 000 personnes déplacées qui ont fui le conflit de Dongo, au Nord est de la RDC dans la province de l'Equateur, dont 74 000 se trouve au Congo. La situation politique en Guinée a connu quelques turbulences suite à la tentative d'assassinat du Président de la République la semaine dernière. Pandémie A (H1N1): Vingt et neuf (29) pays sont toujours touchés dans notre Région avec un total de cas s'élevant à 16 031 et 115 décès au 07 décembre 2009.

07 Dec 2009 description

General Context

The latest update from the UNHCR reported about 112,000 displaced people who fled from the conflict in Dongo, North East DRC in the province of Equateur, 74,000 of these displaced people are in Congo. The Political situation in Guinea experienced some turbulence following the shooting of the country's President last week. Pandemic A (H1N1): As of 07th December 2009; Twenty nine (29) countries have reported confirmed cases with a total case load of 16,031 and 115 deaths.

02 Dec 2009 description

Farmamundi suministra a la AECID medicamentos y material sanitario para controlar el dengue en Cabo Verde: salen desde la sede central en Valencia cinco de las seis expediciones que esta semana llevarán al país 25 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria para combatir la epidemia

El Área Logística Humanitaria de Farmamundi (ALH) ha suministrado a la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID) más de 25 toneladas de medicamentos esenciales y material sanitario para controlar la epidemia de dengue declarada recientemente en Cabo Verde.

01 Dec 2009 description

Editorial

Chers lecteurs,

Cette année encore, l'Afrique de l'ouest a connu plusieurs urgences humanitaires. Epidémie au Niger, au Cap Vert ou inondations au Burkina Faso ou au Niger. Le Service d'aide humanitaire de la Commission européenne (ECHO), grâce à sa capacité de réponse rapide et ses partenaires, a pu venir en aide aux populations touchées dès les premiers jours. Les risques épidémiques sont toujours forts après la saison des pluies et la veille d'ECHO reste permanente.

Au Sahel, la malnutrition continue d'être le lot de milliers d'enfants.

30 Nov 2009 description

General Context

The crisis in DRC has been aggravated in the past weeks by ethnic clashes in the northern Equateur province which have led to the displacement of more than 80,000 people, more than half of them in the neighbouring Republic of Congo.

Pandemic A (H1N1): Twenty nine (29) countries are now affected in our Region with a total case load of 15,887 and 108 deaths as of 30th November 2009.

30 Nov 2009 description

Contexte général

La crise en RDC s'est aggravée ces dernières semaines avec les accrochages inter ethniques dans le nord de la province de l'Equateur qui ont conduit au déplacement de plus de 80 000 personnes dont plus de la moitié se retrouve dans la république voisine du Congo.

Pandémie A (H1N1): Vingt et neuf (29) pays sont actuellement touchés dans notre Région avec un total de cas s'élevant à 15 887 et 108 décès au 30 novembre 2009.

21 Nov 2009 description

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and headquarters. The mandate of the WHO departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution to crisis preparedness and response, transition and recovery.

18 Nov 2009 description

The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have decided to extend the Portuguese aid in response to the dengue fever outbreak in Cape Verde, by sending a second medical assistance team November 17, to relieve the first team of four doctors and four nurses in the country since November 7, who will now return home.

This second team consists of two internal medicine doctors and three nurses from the same Coimbra University Hospitals (HUC) Intensive Care unit as the first team.

18 Nov 2009 description

As of 16 November 2009, the Ministry of Health has reported 16 744 suspected cases of dengue in five islands: Brava, Fogo, Maio, Sal and Santiago.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is working closely with the government of Cape Verde to support technical response to the outbreak, as well as to support coordination with other United Nations agencies, bilateral partners and non-governmental organizations for the operational response.

WHO has deployed more than 20 experts - many through the Global Alert and Response Network (GOARN) mechanism - to support Cape Verde on epidemiological …