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25 Jun 2018 description

TOTAL REQUIREMENT US$ 4.9 billion
TOTAL FUNDING US$ 1.4 billion
UNMET REQUIREMENT US$ 3.5 billion
FUNDING OUTSIDE PLANS US$ 313 million

Figures in US$

25 Jun 2018 description

Release Number: 216

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – When it comes to hurricane preparedness, planning ahead and strategic shopping can help save money.

Here are a few tips to build a preparedness kit for less:

  • Create a list of essential items: Considering your family needs, and any items you ran out of after Hurricane María, list the essentials that fit your needs and budget.

  • Spread out your shopping: Avoid waiting until the last minute. Look for bargain sales and separate items for immediate use from emergency ones.

25 Jun 2018 description

SG/SM/19100
23 JUNE 2018

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General learned with grave concern the news of an explosion on Saturday at a rally attended by Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia.

The Secretary-General condemns this act of violence. He conveys his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

The Secretary-General expresses his solidarity with the Government and people of Ethiopia.

25 Jun 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13391
25 JUNE 2018

On 13 June 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan held informal consultations to consider the report of the Chair’s visit to Sudan, which took place from 13 to 20 April 2018.

25 Jun 2018 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 54 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

25 Jun 2018 description

The Zimbabwe Peace project condemns the explosion which rocked a Zanu PF rally at the White City Stadium in Bulawayo on 23 June 2018. Zanu PF has reported that the explosion was targeting the life of President Emmerson Mnangagwa who was just leaving the stage. Such acts of political violence have the danger of putting lives of innocent civilians at risk and causing unnecessary suffering to those affected.

See the full statement (Attached)

25 Jun 2018 description

Latest Developments:

• Following a perceived improvement in the relative security situation of parts of south-eastern Idleb and western Aleppo governorates, sub-districts in these areas witnessed a high number of spontaneous returns during the coverage period. The neighbouring sub-districts of Zarbah (4,891) and Abul Thohur (4,663), both of which experienced large IDP departures between late 2017 and early 2018, accounted for 85% of the total SRs. All of these reportedly returned from other sub-districts in Idleb governorate.

25 Jun 2018 description

By Rosemary Nalisa, Namibia Red Cross Society

Thirty-five-year-old Taimi Tyameya, from Mayana Community in Northern Namibia is excited about her new energy-efficient stoves introduced to her community by the Namibia Red Cross.

The introduction of the stoves is part of a renewable energy and climate change mitigation project that will reach 200 families. Most Namibians, like Tyameya, living in rural and peri-urban areas depend on charcoal and firewood to prepare meals for their families, which is both expensive and unsustainable for the environment.

25 Jun 2018 description

A camp profile is an information product that assembles information about the camp from multiple data systems in order to give a comprehensive picture of the situation about a camp. It provides a consolidated overview of population statistical data, geographic data and cross cutting sectoral analysis of Protection, Food, Education, Health, Shelter, Basic Needs and WASH situation in the camp. It contains also the names of the partners supporting the humanitarian assistance in the camp.

25 Jun 2018 description

A camp profile is an information product that assembles information about the camp from multiple data systems in order to give a comprehensive picture of the situation about a camp. It provides a consolidated overview of population statistical data, geographic data and cross cutting sectoral analysis of Protection, Food, Education, Health, Shelter, Basic Needs and WASH situation in the camp. It contains also the names of the partners supporting the humanitarian assistance in the camp.

25 Jun 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 24 Jun 2018): 16,350
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 24 Jun 2017): 72,261
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 24 Jun 2018 2,920
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 24 Jun 2017 12,033
Average daily arrivals in June 2018 so far: 122
Average daily arrivals in May 2018: 128
Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 24 Jun) 759
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 24 Jun) 1,063
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 24 Jun) 2,132
Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 24 Jun) 2,219

25 Jun 2018 description

LESSONS LEARNED AND BEST PRACTICES FROM CASH TRANSFER PROGRAMMING IN RESPONSE TO TYPHOON DAMREY IN VIETNAM

25 Jun 2018 description

I’ve lived in Sierra Leone all my life, including during the Ebola outbreak in 2014 that left communities battered and hopelessness. Today people here are finding a way to heal and to address community issues, which is leading to resiliency, and, ultimately, stronger community-based systems that meet people’s needs.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa had the same psychological effects on individuals as war.

25 Jun 2018 description

With the monsoon rains already causing misery and with cyclone season approaching, hundred of thousands of displaced people stranded in Bangladesh are losing all hope, an International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) expert warned on Monday.

25 Jun 2018 description

The Guatemalan authorities activated the EUCPM on 15 June to request expertise in volcanology, early warning and contingency planning. Following the request for assistance of 15 June, a EUCP Team consisting of eight members, including an ERCC Liaison Officer has been established and has been deployed as of 23 June for duration of 22 days. The team is composed of experts in detection and monitoring of lahars, infrasound monitoring networks, risk management, early warning systems, as well as technical assistance, a team leader and an ERCC Liaison Officer.

25 Jun 2018 description

The ICRC Brussels delegation and the Red Cross EU Office took part in a major high-level event organized by the European External Action Service that “drove home both the urgency and importance of tackling the risks that climate change poses to security and peace,” the EEAS said.

“Ministers from around the world, top United Nations officials, and leading experts testified to the many real and potential security threats deriving from climate change,” it added.

25 Jun 2018 description

Overview

The two-day workshop in Apia, Samoa brought together Samoa National Logistic Unit (SLU) partners, to provide an overview of Regional Pacific Logistic Cluster activities to date,and to start developing and reviewing Samoa’s national logistics coordination tools and mechanisms. Topics included:

25 Jun 2018 description

Climate change challenges many countries in the world and is increasingly affecting small countries. Ministers and other high-level public health officials from the 8 countries that make up the Small Countries Initiative will gather in Reykjavik on 26–27 June to find solutions that can protect their people’s health from this and other threats. Enhanced efforts will contribute to reaching the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This is the 5th annual meeting of the Initiative since it was launched in 2013.

More frequent and intensive extreme weather events

25 Jun 2018 description

A camp profile is an information product that assembles information about the camp from multiple data systems in order to give a comprehensive picture of the situation about a camp. It provides a consolidated overview of population statistical data, geographic data and cross cutting sectoral analysis of Protection, Food, Education, Health, Shelter, Basic Needs and WASH situation in the camp. It contains also the names of the partners supporting the humanitarian assistance in the camp.