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21 Jan 2019 description

Although we are looking back on our successful fight against the looming famine during the 2016-2017 season, the evolution of the humanitarian situation in the last six months demonstrates the continued unpredictable and volatile context in Somalia. While the unexpectedly plentiful Gu rainy season (April-June) led to an overall improvement in the food security outlook country-wide, it also brought severe flooding across vast areas of southern and central Somalia.

21 Dec 2018 description

MADAGASCAR GRAND SUD

APERÇU DE LA CRISE

En Octobre 2018, le nombre de personnes classées en « phase d’urgence » (IPC 4) et en « phase de crise » (IPC 3) a augmenté de 135.000 personnes par rapport à juin 2018, la majorité de ces personnes se concentrant dans les districts de Beloha et Ampanihy.

20 Dec 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 3.2 million Swiss francs (increased from 2.4 million Swiss francs), to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to continue supporting the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) to deliver assistance and support for 18,000 people for 18 months (extended from 12 months), with a focus on the following areas of focus: Shelter; Health; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene promotion (WASH) and Protection, Gender and Inclusion (PGI).

17 Dec 2018 description

Following the positive reception of OCHA’s set of 250 public domain humanitarian icons in 2012, the organization is releasing an extended and completely redesigned new collection in 2018 (295 and counting).

The original suite was developed because at OCHA we understand that during the response to an emergency it is critical to share and understand complex information in a timely fashion. Icons — with their easily accessible, universal visual language — are vital to achieve this.

14 Dec 2018 description
report R4V

Emergency plan for refugees and migrants from Venezuela launched

Joint UNHCR/IOM Press Release

Faced with the largest population outflow in Latin America of recent years, 95 organizations covering 16 countries have been working together to establish a comprehensive response to the urgent needs of millions of refugees and migrants from Venezuela, and host communities. This effort is coordinated by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration.

13 Dec 2018 description

PEOPLE IN NEED 7.1M

PEOPLE TARGETED 5.7M

REQUIREMENTS (US$) 1.5B

NUMBER OF HUMANITARIAN PARTNERS 183 (11 UN, 67 INGOs, 105 LNGOs)

FOREWORD BY THE HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR

12 Dec 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

The humanitarian crisis in Iraq remains one of the largest and most volatile in the world, with a complex reality, rapidly changing vulnerabilities, and serious economic problems. However, despite the defeat of ISIS over a year ago, there is still great need for help in order to break the cycle that led to the current events. The Iraqi security situation became extremely acute with the conquest of part of the country by ISIS.

11 Dec 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$8,328,750
Balance Requested: US$8,328,750

With the Syria crisis continuing into its eighth year, more than half of the population of Syria has been forcibly displaced from their homes, and many people have been displaced multiple times.

1. BACKGROUND

1.1. Context

11 Dec 2018 description

Foreword

In 2018, the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) drastically worsened, spreading to previously unaffected areas and impacting the Great Lakes region. The ongoing conflicts across much of eastern and central DRC continue to cause significant displacement, damage to property and tragic loss of human life.

09 Nov 2018 description

Key Figures As of 08 November (DSWD DROMIC)

3.8M people affected
294,000 people in need
989 schools damaged
$551M agricultural losses
165,000 people targeted
165,000 people targeted

SITUATION OVERVIEW

30 Oct 2018 description

I. CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION DE LA RÉVISION

Le contexte humanitaire au Tchad a été marqué par la dégradation de certaines situations qui affectent les données initiales de planification et stratégie d’intervention de certains clusters et nécessitent un ajustement des indicateurs et cibles et probablement dans une proportion très limitée des besoins financiers notamment pour les crises nouvelles ou la détérioration des certaines situations. Il s’agit de :

  • La dégradation de la situation alimentaire et nutritionnelle dans le pays

24 Oct 2018 description

Description of the disaster

Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in Baggao, Cagayan province at 01:40 of 15 September as a Category 4 typhoon, making it the strongest storm to make landfall in the Philippines this year, carrying a gustiness of up to 255 km/h with maximum sustained winds of 205km/h near the centre. Mangkhut exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on the morning of 16 September. The areas most severely impacted by Typhoon Mangkhut are Regions I, II, III and CAR in northern and central Luzon.

09 Oct 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 4.89 million Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Colombian Red Cross Society (CRCS) to deliver assistance and support to 120,000 people. This 16-month operation focuses on supporting migrants in the areas of health, water and sanitation, shelter, protection, livelihood and migration. This revised Emergency Appeal includes a scale up of the health intervention to address the basic health needs of migrants in ten departments in Colombia.

07 Oct 2018 description

PART I: PROGRESS AGAINST STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND KEY PRIORITIES

OVERVIEW - MARCH - AUGUST 2018 KEY DEVELOPMENTS AND CHALLENGES

‘On the day that my family and I first came to Bangladesh, we were homeless and barely human … but the sincerity and warmth of the people in Bangladesh was overwhelming and felt good. My family and my relatives and I were very respected, and this is when I felt most dignified.’ – 55-year-old woman, Balukhali