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08 Aug 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 8.9 million Swiss francs on a preliminary basis to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Indonesian Red Cross, nationally known as Palang Merah Indonesia (PMI) to deliver assistance and support to an estimated 80,000 people for 18 months.

08 Aug 2018 description

Migration flow through Colombia has been steadily increasing over the past few years. At the moment, there are more than 1.1 million people in need in the country, including both migrants and Colombian communities returning to the country. The Colombia-Venezuela border has been experiencing a constant mixed migratory flow of people since 2017, who use Colombia as a transit zone, temporary shelter or a supply point. According to UNHCR figures, most migrants are concentrated in the departments of Norte de Santander and La Guajira.

10 Jul 2018 description


Suite de la détérioration de la situation humanitaire dans les provinces du Nord-Kivu et de l’Ituri, l’Equipe Humanitaire Pays (EHP), en lien avec la mise à jour 2018 du Plan de Réponse Humanitaire (PRH) 2017-2019, a jugé nécessaire qu’un plan opérationnel conjoint soit élaboré afin de faciliter la mobilisation des ressources nécessaires à une réponse multisectorielle rapide et adéquate aux besoins les plus urgents des populations affectées par les crises en cours.

23 Jun 2018 description


The multi-sectoral Response Plan targets 818,250 recently displaced people. A total of $117.7m is urgently required, of which approximately $6.99m has already been mobilized by Government and partners, primarily through diverting resources that were originally intended for important response elsewhere in the country.

14 Jun 2018 description

Summary Points

  • While creating new infrastructure in Mantapala Refugee Settlement is urgent, there is also a need to improve conditions and basic services in Meheba Refugee Settlement to prepare it to host more refugees in an event of a new influx from the DRC through the Copperbelt and North-western Provinces.

10 May 2018 description
report BRAC


Since 25th August 2017, Bangladesh has welcomed over 693,000 forcibly-displaced Rohingyas1 from Myanmar who require immediate, ongoing humanitarian services to address their basic needs. The concentration of displaced people in Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh is now among the densest in the world. Taking into account the pre-existing Rohingya population in the area, and affected members of the host community, roughly 1.3 million people are in need of comprehensive services and support.

04 May 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 3,372,790 Swiss francs, reflecting a budget increase from CHF 2,635,276 Swiss francs in the revised Emergency Appeal from 6 October 2017.

03 May 2018 description



In 2017, the Pakistan Humanitarian Strategic Plan focused on the returning displaced population, paying specific attention to vulnerable groups, and on the remaining 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan. Malnutrition among affected populations was prioritized, and the Humanitarian Country Team continued to strengthen preparedness for large-scale natural disasters.

02 May 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 4,746,755 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) to deliver assistance to 150,000 people of 15 counties in shelter and settlement, health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, protection, gender and inclusion as well as food security and livelihoods for six months. The planned response reflects the current situation and information available at this time of the evolving operation and will be adjusted based on further developments and more detailed assessments.

27 Apr 2018 description

Executive Summary

Vanuatu remains one of the most vulnerable countries on the planet to the negative effects of climate change & natural disasters.

The simultaneous disasters of the Ambae Manaro Voui Volcano (September 2017 – present) and severe Tropical Cyclone Hola (March 2018) have placed extreme pressure on the Government of Vanuatu and the affected populations of PENAMA & MALAMPA Provinces. The situation continues to evolve, as evidenced by the destructive Wailembui Flash flood and Landslide on 31 March 2018.

24 Apr 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

Ethiopia is currently facing a complex humanitarian crisis as result of an ongoing drought combined with ethno-political conflict along Oromia and Somali borders (two of the largest regional states).

16 Apr 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks 1,680,731 Swiss francs to support the Niger Red Cross Society (NRCS) to assist some 43,113 people for 12 months in Diffa region, which has been experiencing an unprecedented civil unrest and serious humanitarian emergency as a result of armed group activities in the north of Nigeria as well as in Niger.

13 Apr 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks 51.7 million Swiss francs for 2018 (increased from 49 million Swiss francs in 2017) to support the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in providing assistance to 3 million people focusing on live-saving emergency food assistance, shelter household items, and hygiene items; as well as access to emergency and basic health services, community services and livelihoods activities.

13 Apr 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

The current crisis in Iraq began in June 2014, when militants of the Islamic State Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seized control of over one third of Iraq’s territory within a few weeks. Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), the Kurdish Peshmerga and various armed groups engaged in the fight against ISIS, and finally recaptured Ramadi in February 2016, Hit in April 2016, Fallujah in June 2016, Mosul in July 2017, Tal Afar in August 2017 and Hawija in October 2017. The Government of Iraq announced the defeat of ISIS and regained full territorial control on 9 December 2017.

11 Apr 2018 description


Amidst political tensions, an estimated 10.3 million people across DPRK continue to suffer from food insecurity and undernutrition, as well as a lack of access to basic services. Recurrent natural hazards – particularly extended droughts punctuated by near-annual floods – exacerbate and create new humanitarian needs. As a result, people have crucial and unmet food, nutrition, health, water, sanitation and hygiene needs

Chronic food insecurity

11 Apr 2018 description

3.4 million


09 Apr 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal revision seeks a total of 2,500,414 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Colombian Red Cross Society (CRCS) to deliver assistance and support to 120,000 people for 12 months, with a focus on the following areas of focus and strategies of implementation: shelter; livelihoods and basic needs; health; water, sanitation and hygiene; protection, gender and inclusion; and migration actions.

23 Mar 2018 description

Overview of the South Sudan situation

2.18 million
People internally displaced and non- South Sudanese refugees in South Sudan*
2.4 million
South Sudanese refugees hosted in neighbouring countries**
Of South Sudanese refugees are women and children
Countries covered in this Appeal

*As of end December 2017: source HCT / UNHCR
**As of end December 2017: source UNHCR