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05 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

I. Introduction

1. Le présent rapport, qui couvre la période allant d’août 2015 à juillet 2017, est soumis en application de la résolution 70/80 de l’Assemblée générale, dans laquelle l’Assemblée a prié le Secrétaire général de lui présenter un rapport sur l’application de cette résolution, y compris sur les politiques adoptées et les activités menées par le système des Nations Unies dans ce domaine.

05 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly
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Arabic version

I. Introduction

1. The present report, covering the period from August 2015 to July 2017, is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/80, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to report on the implementation of that resolution, including on relevant United Nations policies and activities.

08 Jul 2014 description

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No.1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2(a), Article 4 and Article 13 thereof,

07 Jul 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

  • The Federal and the RS meteorological Institutes report that the weather conditions will be good

  • About 50 Child-­‐friendly Spaces planned by UNICEF, 13 more by other organizations. 11 are operational or to be opened soon.

  • Refurbishment of three pre-­‐schools (Čelinac, Šamac, and Sanski Most) and one primary school (Orasje);

  • Approximately 1,380 individuals hosted in 38 temporary accommodation facilities.

23 Jun 2014 description
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Situation Report
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH 22nd June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

19 Jun 2014 description
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Situation Report
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH 18th June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

  • Rain and storms expected for rest of the week. Weather conditions improving during the weekend.

  • WASH priority needs are now focused on dryers, dehydrators, recovery and hygienic products, water analysis equipment, chalk, disinfectant and garbage disposal equipment.

  • About 50 Child-friendly Spaces planned by UNICEF, 13 more by other organizations. 11 are operational or to be opened soon.

  • 1262 persons accommodated in 40 temporary accommodation facilities.

16 Jun 2014 description
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH 15th June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

  • Rain and storms expected for the entire week.

  • Cash for work program rolled out with 650 individuals in 7 municipalities.

  • UNDP to distribute more feed in the coming week.

  • Vaccination program starting, expected to cover some 35,000 heads of cattle.

  • Replanting season near over.

  • Survey to identify priority facilities for reconstruction currently ongoing.

  • UNICEF to distribute 59 WASH sets and 500 kilos of chlorine.

10 Jun 2014 description
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH 10th June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

• The Federal and the RS meteorological Institutes report that the weather conditions will be getting better and that temperatures will be rising;

• Federal and Republic of Srpska Hydrological Report indicates that water levels are in most locations going down.

• UNICEF is continuing to collect data on WASH from its partners and the field.

• In most locations water systems have been re-established, water is still not potable in many areas;

09 Jun 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

  • The Federal and the RS meteorological Institutes report that the weather conditions will be getting better and that temperatures will be rising;

  • Federal and Republic of Srpska Hydrological Report indicates that water levels are in most locations going down.

  • UNICEF is continuing to collect data on WASH from its partners and the field.

  • In most locations water systems have been re-established, water is still not potable in many areas;

06 Jun 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

• Immediate needs estimation: 153 Million USD;

• UN and IC humanitarian assistance: 30 Million USD (cash and in-kind) – already provided. And other 30 Million USD from private contributions and remittances (estimate).

• Weather conditions are getting better and water levels are going down;

• Landslides still threatening several communities and hampering traffic on numerous roads;

• 60,000 children aged 0-18 affected by the floods;

03 Jun 2014 description
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH 03rd June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

• Reported increase in the number of landlides in Tuzla Canton (Kalesija, Gradačac) and in RS in Bratunac municipality;

• The Federal and the RS meteorological Institute report that the weather conditions will be getting better and temperatures will be rising;

• Federal and Republic of Srpska Hydrological Report indicates that water levels are in most locations going down, some areas are still flooded.

03 Jun 2014 description

Situation Update

• Continuous rainfall starting on 13 May caused severe flooding in parts of Serbia, Bosnia- Herzegovina and Croatia. Serbia declared a state of emergency on 15 May and requested international assistance on 16 May, while Bosnia- Herzegovina requested support on 17 May. In Croatia, the government expressed confidence that it could manage its immediate humanitarian needs.

• Homes, schools, roads, bridges, farms and other infrastructure and assets have been destroyed by the floods and related landslides.

01 Jun 2014 description
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH 01st June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

• Reported increase in the number of landlides; Local authorities have been taking necessary measures to evacuate the population in danger and to keep landslides under control.

• Weather conditions will be worsening in the following few days with a chance of rain and thunderstorms across the country;

• Federal and Republic of Srpska Hydrological Report indicates that water levels are in most locations going down while in some are stagnating;

29 May 2014 description
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH 29th May 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

o Main emerging issues: damages to agriculture and livestock; housing and its refurbishment; damages to the industrial sector (especially to SMEs); temporary loss of jobs; damages to administration services.

o Cleaning, debris removal, water removal, disinfection are ongoing.

o Needs: fuel, livestock feed, disinfectant, driers.

o Mine and UXOs risk remains high.

o Few locations are still under water (Samac, Domaljevac).

28 May 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

o Posavina region remains severely affected, in particular Vidovica, Kopanica, Lepnica and Jenjic, which are still under water (MoS 27 May).

o Infrastructure is being reestablished in multiple locations, but access to potable water is still an issue.

o Electricity being brought back on line in most locations. Some isolated settlements remain, however, without electricity and water.

o Roads access has improved; few locations remain isolated.

27 May 2014 description

In the area of Spačva forests a first regional meeting of expert teams of the Mine Action centers from the region was held. Representatives from Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina met upon the initiative of CROMAC. The purpose of the meeting was to exchange all relevant information and which could be of use in alleviating the consequences of recent flooding.

23 May 2014 description

Brussels, 23 May 2014

Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina are struggling with overwhelming floods which have also had a serious impact on large parts of Croatia. Since the start of the emergency, the European Union has been showing solidarity with the affected countries and will continue to help them overcome and recover from the dramatic situation.

22 May 2014 description
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH 22nd May 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

o Forty-six (46) municipalities have been affected by the floods:

• Most affected at this point are: Samac, Odzak, Orasje, Doboj, Bijeljina, Brcko, and Maglaj;

• 230 health and educational institutions have suffered damage in the affected areas

• One quarter of the country’s population has been directly affected by the floods [EPA];

• Residents have been advised to leave the affected areas; those who remain will receive food and shelter in the emergency shelters.

20 May 2014 description
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International Humanitarian Assistance to BiH

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

o Affected locations/regions: Tuzla Canton, Sarajevo Canton, Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia-Podrinje Canton, Una-Sana Canton, Brcko District, and Banja Luka, Doboj, Bijeljina, Odzak, Samac, Srebrenica regions;

o Most affected are: Samac, Odzak, Orasje, Doboj, Bijeljina, Brcko, Maglaj;

o Sava River is mostly receding to its pre-flood level;