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01 Oct 2014 description
A guide explains the rationale behind the creation of the Humanitarian Communications Unit and how timely contextualized information reaches communities affected by disaster.
29 Apr 2014 description
The toolkit brings together four years of lessons learned and best practices relating to camps, registration and shelter in the aftermath of an emergency, especially regarding internal displacement.
01 Apr 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
28 Oct 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
15 Oct 2013 description
Snapshot 08 – 15 October In Syria, heavy fighting is ongoing in Rural Damascus, Dar’a, Aleppo, Idleb and Homs, with government forces making gains in Rural Damascus while the opposition has won ground in Dar’a. Despite the call of al-Qaeda’s leader for opposition fighters to unite,...
08 Oct 2013 description
Handbook developed with OCHA’s partners provides information on the provincial environment, including government agencies and NGOs and projects by geographical and thematic area.
18 Sep 2013 description
The latest humanitarian bulletin for West and Central Africa highlights the crisis in Northeast Nigeria and analyses the effects of rain deficits and floods in the region.
09 Jul 2013 description
The funding requirements of this year's humanitarian action plan have increased, especially for food security and preparedness and response to the hurricane season.
25 Jun 2013 description
With a deficit of $47 million, the revised plan seeks to address the humanitarian and early recovery needs of the communities affected by Typhoon Bopha in eastern Mindanao.
14 Jun 2013 description
Three workshops were conducted to elicit the views of those responding to the emergency and community consultations also took place separately to garner feedback from people directly affected.
04 Jun 2013 description
Uprooted trees, toppled electric posts and debris from destroyed houses, schools and other buildings scatter the landscape. Many families in the worst-hit provinces continue to live in tent cities and temporary structures.
17 May 2013 description
Families still live in evacuation centers or ‘tent cities’ and in spontaneous settlements in tents or makeshift emergency shelters. The humanitarian appeal is less than half funded.
17 Apr 2013 description
The devastation of coconut trees was the biggest blow in eastern Mindanao, while resettlement is the most urgent priority in the Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental provinces.
08 Apr 2013 description
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A total of 46% of households are uninhabitable three months after the typhoon. Although the situation has improved, 25% of families are still living in makeshift shelters.
28 Mar 2013 description
The Philippines humanitarian appeal for 2013 is seeking US$112 million to help people in Mindanao. Nearly 70 per cent of the funding will go to the Bopha response.
02 Mar 2013 description
Tropical Depression Shanshan, locally known as Crising, hampered relief efforts in the worst-hit municipalities of Davao Oriental. Spontaneous settlements along the highway increased as people affected by Bopha relocated to areas they considered safer.
12 Feb 2013 description
With humanitarian needs still staggeringly high, the ICRC looks for additional funding to support its aid operations.
04 Feb 2013 description
The Government is conducting assessments that will quantify the risk of flooding and landslides occurring in particular areas, in order to identify ‘no build zones’ and ‘relocation sites’.
30 Jan 2013 description
Floods in the most affected areas hampered health responses and disrupted schooling, displacing almost 16,000 people.