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19 Sep 2017 description
Preliminary estimates indicate that more than 210,000 homes have been severely affected to date. About 3.1 million people have experienced an impact on their water supply.
25 Aug 2017 description
The funds will go towards immediate humanitarian assistance comprising health, WASH, food security, nutrition, shelter, livelihood, protection, education and early recovery support for the coming six months.
14 Aug 2017 description
As of August 2017, the overall number of people requiring emergency food assistance between August and December 2017 is 8.5 million of which 3.3 million reside in the Somali region.
31 Jul 2017 description
The funds are required to provide essential health services, reinforce the capacity of public and private health care facilities and support mobile units in camps for displaced people.
26 Jul 2017 description
The supplementary appeal for an additional US$9.5 million is as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees mainly from Cameroon.
27 Jun 2017 description
With nearly 1.8 million people displaced, the contingency plan includes time critical life-saving activities, aiming for US$31 million for preparedness and US$117 million for response activities.
12 Jun 2017 description
Since April, some 30,000 refugees have already arrived in Angola, fleeing violent attacks in the Kasai region. With 300-500 refugees arriving daily, the number could reach 50,000.
09 Jun 2017 description
IOM intends to target six million drought-affected individuals from April to December 2017 across Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti with a combination of lifesaving and early recovery interventions.
02 Jun 2017 description
The appeal, which aims to help Rohingya migrants living in settlements in Bangladesh affected by Cyclone Mora, will target health, water, sanitation, shelter and protection.
12 May 2017 description
UN refugee agency has increased its funding appeal by $91 million to meet the humanitarian needs of Somali refugees in in Ethiopia, Kenya, Yemen and those displaced inside Somalia.
26 Apr 2017 description
report Save the Children
Children’s lives have been torn apart in Yemen. They have been bombed, starved and denied the chance to go to school with a staggering 10.3 million children in need of humanitarian and protection assistance.
16 Apr 2017 description
report ACT Alliance
The US$ 179,493 appeal targets priority needs in Mocoa identified as food security, WASH, community-based psychosocial support, protection, livelihood and early recovery.
14 Apr 2017 description
The expanded operation will target more than 136,000 people and focus on water, sanitation and hygiene, health and National Society capacity building.
10 Apr 2017 description
Increases in rainfall have led to severe flooding in rural communities and urban areas in 24 of the country's 25 departments. One third of those affected live in the department of Piura.
16 Mar 2017 description
Kenya is experiencing the second consecutive season with widespread below-average rainfall; diminished food production has exhausted people’s capacity to cope with another shock.
13 Mar 2017 description
The appeal seeks almost SwFr900,000 to focus on interventions in health, water, sanitation and hygiene and shelter (including non-food items) over eight months.
07 Mar 2017 description
Struggling to survive in desperate circumstances, over 1.6 million Ukrainians have been displaced within the country, with 3.8 million needing humanitarian assistance.
03 Mar 2017 description
Humanitarian agencies report worrying similarities to the 2011 famine, in which more than 250,000 people lost their lives. A massive increase in assistance is urgently needed.
01 Mar 2017 description
According to the UN Country team, $10.2 million is required to reach 150,000 people with life-saving assistance and protection over the next three months.
18 Feb 2017 description
A total of US$825 million is requested for the first half of 2017 to reach 5.5 million people with life-saving assistance and livelihood support, so as to prevent the worst-case scenario.