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19 Jul 2018 description

ECW Annual Results Report: Over 650,000 Children Reached in the Fund’s First Year of Operations

New York, 6 July 2018 – The just-released ECW annual results report shows ECW’s investments have reached more than 650,000 children and youth affected by conflict and natural disasters during the Fund’s first year of operations from April 2017 to March 2018. In total ECW invested US$82 million in 14 crisis-affected countries.

04 Jul 2018 description
report Practical Action

This Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) report discusses the overall disaster management landscape, i.e. disaster risk reduction, preparedness, response, and recovery during the 2017 floods in Nepal. Focusing on the four river basins – Karnali, Babai, West Rapti, and Kankai – an effort is made to critically examine the flood event and impacts together with response and recovery measures undertaken by government and various other agencies in flood-affected areas of these rivers.

23 May 2018 description
report Start Network

A global fund that provides rapid humanitarian aid for overlooked crises, is marking the second anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit by sharing the impact of its 4th year, through its new annual report released today.

The Start Fund fills a critical gap in humanitarian financing. It pools funding from donors for immediate release for underfunded small to medium scale crises, spikes in chronic humanitarian crises, and to act in anticipation of impending crises.

17 May 2018 description

Survey Methodology and Demographics

To carry out the Flood Perception Survey, 30 trained enumerators are deployed throughout the ten most heavily flood affected districts to collect data over the course of 10 days from a total of 1800 respondents using a probability proportionate to size (PPS) methodology. All data collection is completed with mobile tablets using KoBo Toolbox.

17 May 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

May 17, 2018-Hundreds of families affected by the flood of August 2017 in Rautahat district have been deprived of government relief.

In the wake of the flood, the government had announced Rs 200,000 cash relief to the families displaced by the flood on top of a month-long food allowance of Rs 70 per person daily. For this purpose, the government had released Rs 150 million to the district.

There are hundreds of displaced families in Rautahat who never saw that money, said Pramila Devi Dom, a flood victim from Rajdevi Municipality-8.

11 May 2018 description

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS

Description of the disaster

Heavy rainfall between 11 and 14 August 2017 caused widespread floods across 31 of the country’s 75 districts that has affected more than 1.7 million people. Immediate humanitarian needs in the form of supporting shelter items, food, safe water and health service were clearly seen as gaps in the affected areas.

04 May 2018 description

In Numbers

4.6 million Food insecure people

1.4 million Pregnant and nursing women malnourished

325,000 Children under 5 years malnourished

215,725 children received WFP provided school meals in March

Operational Updates

  • WFP’s beneficiary complaint feedback mechanism Namaste WFP is now operational in Doti where FP implements livelihood and income generating activities. Community outreach was increased this month to ensure that awareness on Namaste WFP was maximised.

17 Apr 2018 description

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS

Major highlight of the operation update:

• The number of families to be supported with shelter cash grants has been increased to 2,501 upon request from the government to support additional families from its grievance list.

Description of the disaster

02 Apr 2018 description

Quarterly updates supporting growth in innovative policy, practice and partnerships in humanitarian action to better engage with disaster-affected communities across Asia and the Pacific. Readers are encouraged to share this update through their own networks.

26 Mar 2018 description

UNDP, with funding support from the Government of the People’s Republic of China, has provided recovery support to over 31,800 families affected by the 2017 floods over the last three months.

UNDP announced the final achievements of the recovery project at a closing ceremony organized in Kathmandu in the presence of representatives from the Government of Nepal, Chinese Embassy to Nepal, local governments of the project’s target districts and the media.

23 Mar 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 2,962,956 Swiss francs (decreased from 3,531,719 Swiss francs) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) to deliver assistance and support to some 80,282 people for 16 months, with a focus on the following areas of focus and strategies of implementation: shelter, livelihoods, health, water sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH), protection, gender and inclusion (PGI), disaster risk reduction (DRR) as well as strategies for implementation (SFI) 1, 2 and …

23 Mar 2018 description

Summary of major changes (from initial Emergency Plan of Action):

  • Appeal timeframe has been extended for four months until 31 December 2018

  • Number of targeted families for the relief phase has been reduced from 16,200 families (81,000 people) to 15,000 families (75,000 people) in 31 districts.

  • Number of targeted families for the recovery phase is 7,000 families (35,000 people)1 from 7 districts.

18 Mar 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Current prospects for 2018 wheat output positive

  • Above-average cereal harvest gathered in 2017

  • Cereal import requirements in 2017/18 similar to previous year

  • Pockets of severe food insecurity persist

Current prospects for 2018 wheat output generally positive

16 Mar 2018 description

1. Situation during the reporting period: mid-July to mid-November 2017

Overview

13 Mar 2018 description

Survey Methodology and Demographics

To carry out the Flood Perception Survey, 30 trained enumerators are deployed throughout the ten most heavily flood affected districts to collect data over the course of 10 days from a total of 1800 respondents using a probability proportionate to size (PPS) methodology. All data collection is completed with mobile tablets using KoBo Toolbox.

10 Mar 2018 description

This Newsletter highlights on various events from January to February 2018:

  • This Newsletter highlights on various events from September to October 2017:

  • Message from Resident Coordinator

  • High waters: Chinese assistance aiding post-flood recovery in Nepal

  • Chinese ambassador visits flood-affected areas to observe recovery works

  • Poor people are more exposed to floods

  • Unaffordable and inaccessible health services create barriers for Nepali returnee migrants from going for medical examination

22 Feb 2018 description

In 2017, millions of people across Asia were once again affected by devastating natural disasters including floods, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. Over the course of the last year, 54 million people were affected by flooding alone, leaving many without homes, possessions and livelihoods. In addition, many parts of the region suffered from drought, resulting in severe food and water shortages.

Read more on OCHA ROAP Exposure: 2017 Year in Review