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10 Jul 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

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.

02 Jul 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

The Fuego Volcano, located 27 miles southwest of Guatemala City, erupted around noon on Sunday, June 3, 2018. According to CONRED, Guatemala’s national civil protection authority, the death toll has reached 113. The agency says that in addition, 58 individuals were injured, 197 are missing, 3,557 are staying in shelters, and 12,407 were been evacuated from the affected zone. As many as 1,713,566 people were affected mainly through ash intoxication and acid rain. Volcanic activity has increased after the first eruption on 3 June.

30 Jun 2018 description
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UN LAUNCHES A SUPPORT PLAN FOR THE SAHEL, A LAND OF OPPORTUNITIES

On the margins of the 31st Summit of the Africa Union in Nouakchott, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed will launch the United Nations Support Plan for the Sahel titled: “Sahel, Land of Opportunities.”

The launch will take place during a High-Level Meeting on the Sahel organized by the government of Mauritania

Why the Sahel Support Plan?

29 Jun 2018 description

This Revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 2,060,682 Swiss francs (no change to the initial budget) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) in delivering assistance and support to 62,000 families (310,000 people), which increased from 8,000 families for 19 months. The revised operation focuses on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and National Society (NS) capacity building. This revised Emergency Appeal results in a funding gap of 263,180 Swiss Francs.

26 Jun 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

On 13 June 2018 five districts in Serbia (Branicevo, Kolubara, Sumadija, Podunavlje, Pomoravlje, in East and West Serbia and Sumadija) are affected with sudden heavy rainfall, hailstorm, and in some parts incessant rains. On 15 June the Serbian Ministry for Internal Affairs, Sector for Emergency Situations declared state of emergency in these five districts. On 16 June, a state of emergency was also declared Nisava (South-East Serbia), and on 18 June in South-West Serbia as well. In all seven districts, rural households are affected. Damage on agricultural crops is estimated at 100%.

23 Jun 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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.

20 Jun 2018 description

I- CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION

Depuis 2016, le Cameroun connaît dans ses Régions du Nord-Ouest et du Sud-Ouest, des perturbations sociopolitiques. Cette situation est partie des revendications corporatistes auxquelles le Gouvernement, par la voie de la concertation et du dialogue avec les organisations syndicales concernées a apporté des réponses appropriées, allant parfois même au-delà des attentes des partenaires sociaux.

14 Jun 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 7,879,764 Swiss francs (including CHF 445,731 of bilateral contribution through Health Emergency Response Unit -ERU- staff deployment) to enable the IFRC to support the Democratic Republic of the Congo Red Cross (DRC RC) and RCRC Movement partners to respond to the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and deliver humanitarian assistance to 400,000 people in an emergency health intervention for 6 months.

11 Jun 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 2,036,967 Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Guatemalan Red Cross (GRC) to deliver humanitarian assistance to 6,000 people for 12 months, with a strong focus on health, livelihoods, disaster risk reduction and institutional capacity development. 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.

08 Jun 2018 description

Following the notification of an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 5 May 2018, WHO conducted a formal rapid risk assessment which determined that the public risk is high at the regional level.

07 Jun 2018 description

This third revision of the Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 15,645,200, increased from CHF 10,491,893, and extends the timeframe for six months until 30 December 2018. This appeal enables the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) in assisting up to 502,800 people, increased from 352,800 people. SRCS has reached approximately 280,000 people1 through various interventions including health and nutrition, water and sanitation, food security and livelihoods as well as shelter and settlements, to date.

06 Jun 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of approximately CHF 9.7 million, reflecting a budget increase from CHF 7,570,948 in Emergency Appeal n°1 from 29 September 2017.

01 Jun 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

Since 30 March 2018, the Gaza Strip has witnessed an enormous increase in Palestinian casualties in the context of mass demonstrations taking place along Israel’s perimeter fence with Gaza. The demonstrations have occurred as part of the ‘Great March of Return’, a series of mass protests, expected to continue up to 5 June. The large number of casualties among unarmed Palestinian demonstrators, including a high percentage of demonstrators hit by live ammunition, has raised concerns about excessive use of force by Israeli troops.

31 May 2018 description

REVISION SUMMARY

ORIGINAL 2018-2021 AFGHANISTAN HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN

The 2018-2021 Afghanistan Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) released in December 2017 sought US$430 million to assist 2.8 million people in 2018 with life-saving and protection assistance across the country. The plan’s strategic objectives, which are intended to span the entire life-cycle of the response, focus on the following:

SO1 SAVE LIVES IN THE AREAS OF HIGHEST NEED

29 May 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 1,693,785 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Mauritanian Red Crescent Society (MRC) to deliver assistance and support to some 17,400 people for 9 months, with a focus on the following areas of focus and strategies for implementation: Food security, Health (nutrition) and Livelihoods. 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.

29 May 2018 description

1. Introduction et objectifs

Le Cluster WASH en République Démocratique du Congo a été activé depuis 2006 suite à la mise en place de la réforme humanitaire suivi du Transformative Agenda. L'approche Cluster est établie avec le gouvernement et les acteurs humanitaires en RDC dans un contexte de situation d'urgences pour garantir des réponses efficaces et efficientes du secteur.
La mission du Cluster, en plus de assurer les 6+1 fonctions clés du Cluster selon les engagements globales, est de: