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22 Oct 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA Eastern Africa in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It is issued by OCHA in New York. It covers the period 14-21 October. The next report will be issued on 28 October. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • On 16 October, Kenyan armed forces moved into Somalia...
19 Oct 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Parts of the country are experiencing heavy rains. About 1,000 households have reportedly been displaced by rains, which are also blocking roads and further limiting access to affected populations. Humanitarian organisations are scaling up to address increasing needs...
13 Oct 2011 description
report Save the Children
Torrential rain has hit drought-displaced families living in squalid camps in Mogadishu, sweeping at least two children away, killing a pregnant woman and leaving thousands of people without shelter. Heavy rains have flooded the meagre shelters of nearly 2,800 people living in the Sigale camp....
10 Oct 2011 description
Highlights: • Emergency food supplies sufficient to feed more than 10,000 people for one month are en route to Agok, where people remain displaced since conflict broke out in Abyei some five months ago. • Food security has deteriorated due to insecurity, low agricultural production and high...
10 Oct 2011 description
L'Essentiel Des récoltes moyennes et inégales selon les régions sont attendues au Sahel ; un point sur les scénarios et les capacités de réponse des partenaires est recommandé Comportement disparate du marché des céréales sèches en fonction de la pluviométrie Sous-financement des...
06 Oct 2011 description
report UN Security Council
Watch the Webcast SC/10406 Security Council 6628th Meeting (AM) Following Briefing, Council Pressed to Set Deadline for Withdrawal of Northern Troops; Also Warned of ‘Security Vacuum’ Unless UN Interim Force Fully Deployed Sudan and South Sudan had shown that they could cooperate on matters...
06 Oct 2011 description
Key Points • Fighting continues between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) in both South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. • 25,000 refugees from Blue Nile State reported to be in Ethiopia. • Humanitarian access remains severely...
27 Sep 2011 description
report IRIN
AST POKOT/TURKANA, 27 September 2011 (IRIN) - Flash floods in northwest Kenya are hampering the delivery of emergency relief aid to thousands of pastoralists hard hit by a severe drought there, say officials. "East Pokot, with a population of over 300,000 people who rely on relief food, is the...
15 Sep 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Clan fighting known as rido erupted anew between the commanders of Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement, displacing over 2,000 households in North Cotabato Province. Sporadic clan fighting continues to be reported in central...
13 Sep 2011 description
report AlertNet
13 Sep 2011 08:29 Source: Alertnet // Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (AlertNet) - Floods in Thailand have killed 82 people and affected more than 570,000 in 16 provinces, the Bangkok Post reported, citing officials from the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department. Read the full article on AlertNet.
09 Sep 2011 description
Highlights: • Flash flooding affects displaced Abyei population in Agok and hampers relief effort. • Humanitarian response underway in Jonglei State to persons affected by recent clashes, despite continued tensions. • People continue to arrive from conflict in South Kordofan in Sudan to...
07 Sep 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Eastern Africa. It covers the period from 29 August to 6 September 2011. The next report will be issued on or around 13 September 2011. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES IGAD predicts good rains for the...
30 Aug 2011 description
Key Points • Intermittent fighting, including aerial bombardment by the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), continued in parts of South Kordofan. • Access restrictions remain the biggest challenge to providing humanitarian assistance in South Kordofan • Returns from Sudan to South Sudan continue,...
29 Aug 2011 description
(Extract) C. DAMAGED HOUSES (Tab C) • A total of 278 houses (39 Totally / 239 Partially) were damaged in Region I, II, VI, and CAR (16 totally / 80 partially in Region I; 3 totally / 60 partially in Region II; 9 totally in Region VI; and 11 totally / 99 partially in CAR)
22 Aug 2011 description
Current food security outcomes and classification • Results from the national long rains assessment indicate that the total food insecure population in Kenya is 3.7 million people. An estimated 1.4 million people are at Emergency levels (IPC Phase 4) and are unable to meet basic needs because...
11 Aug 2011 description
CHF 192,662 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Senegalese Red Cross Society in delivering immediate assistance to some 1,000 families affected by floods in Thiès. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged. Summary: The regional seasonal...
11 Aug 2011 description
Key Points • The seasonal southwest monsoon aggravated by consecutive tropical cyclones brought heavy rains over Mindanao and other parts of the Philippines causing floods, flashfloods and landslides. • The widespread flooding in Central Mindanao has affected 860,000 people. 455,000 home-based...
09 Aug 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
(Extract) The first seven months of 2011 have borne witness to widespread and varied humanitarian crises, characterised by extreme droughts, civil conflict and protracted emergencies, all of which have affected millions of women and children. With the generous support of government and individual...
14 Jul 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF requires US$ 3.5 million to respond to urgent needs of children and women affected by the flooding in Central Mindanao Urgent lifesaving actions are needed to help the 522,000 children affected by the flood. Diarrhoea-related deaths among the affected population have occurred due to...
08 Jul 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • 6450 families in Cotabato City and North Cotabato have returned to their homes as floods begin to recede. • 200 severely malnourished children were reported in evacuation centres in Cotabato City. • Gaps exist in camp management and crowd control. •...