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26 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The reporting period witnessed high levels movement of IDPs, with a total of 16,542 new arrivals, 3,068 departures and 201 transit movements across 33 LGAs in Borno and Adamawa States.

  • A total of 35 new cases of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) with 3 deaths were reported in Yusufari and Bade LGAs, Yobe State. Laboratory tests confirmed the presence of cholera.

  • A total of 195,804 medical consultations were supported by UNICEF in 2018, out of which 91,184 consultations were made within the reporting period.

26 Apr 2018 description

Situation

  • Following poor 2017 rainfall, nearly 2.6 million people in Kenya are facing food insecurity, including more than 2.3 million people currently experiencing Crisis (IPC 3)-level* acute food insecurity, according to the latest Government of Kenya-led seasonal assessment. However, above-average rainfall at the start of the March-to May 2018 rainy season is improving water availability in many areas of the country, according to the Famine Early Warning Systems Network.

26 Apr 2018 description
report La Prensa Gráfica

La segunda fase de GENSAI implementará ocho proyectos piloto.

La Agencia de Cooperación Internacional del Japón (JICA) donó equipo especializado y software al Ministerio de Obras Públicas (MOP), en el marco del programa GENSAI II, para fortalecer las capacidades de la Dirección de Adaptación al Cambio Climático y Gestión Estratégica del Riesgo (DACGER) en el reforzamiento de la infraestructura pública.

26 Apr 2018 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires et concerne les vagues de déplacements internes depuis le 21 juillet 2015. Il est publié par OCHA Tchad et couvre la période du 1er janvier au 28 février 2018. Le prochain rapport sera publié vers le 15 mai 2018.

Faits saillants :

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26 April 2018; Erbil, Iraq - The Government of Australia has committed to providing UNFPA Iraq with an allocation of AUD 12 million over three years. The timely allocation will support the emergency reproductive health (RH) and gender-based violence (GBV) related services in the country. As in all humanitarian crises, women and girls are excessively affected by violence. In Iraq, gender-based violence, including sexual violence and forced marriages, was used as a weapon of war mainly by the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIS).

26 Apr 2018 description
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Annex - Fundraising 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region'
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Annex - Jordan partnership paper
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Annex - Lebanon partnership paper
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Annex - Turkey partnership paper
  1. The Second Brussels Conference on "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region" took place on 24-25 April 2018. It was hosted by the European Union and co-chaired by the United Nations.

26 Apr 2018 description
report European Commission

Bruxelles, 25/04/2018 - 12:25, UNIQUE ID: 180417_7

Factsheets

Seven years of war in Syria have taken an enormous toll on the civilian population in the country, causing one of the worst humanitarian crises the world has faced since World War II.

26 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The 26 March 2018 saw the third anniversary of the Yemen conflict, which continues to heavily impact the lives of children. As fighting continued this month, 16 children were reportedly killed and 39 were injured.

  • UNICEF launched a report highlighting the negative effects of conflict on children's education. It also appealed to warring parties to put an end to the war and all grave violations against children.

26 Apr 2018 description

27,000+ Under 5 refugee children received polio vaccination in Upper Nile during the reporting period.

11,000+ Under 5 children received the Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme in Unity during the reporting period.

25,000+ Primary school pupils enrolled in Upper Nile during the reporting period.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

292,314 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 March 2018.

1.85 million IDPs in South Sudan including 202,776 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 19 March 2018

26 Apr 2018 description

Despite a decade of steady decline, in 2017 global hunger began to rise again. Consequently, 815 million people – one in nine – go to bed on an empty stomach each night, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, and one in three suffers from some form of malnutrition. Of these, the latest Global Report on Food Crises reveals that 124 million people across 51 countries faced severe levels of hunger and required urgent humanitarian action in 2017. A year of unprecedented crises resulted in a sharp increase of food assistance needs compared to 2015 figures.

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Bengali version

DHAKA, APRIL 25, 2018 — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), is providing an additional $50 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable people fleeing the Rakhine State crisis. This brings the United States’ response to the crisis in Burma and Bangladesh to more than $163 million since August 2017, and total humanitarian assistance for displaced people in and from Burma to more than $255 million since the start of FY 2017.

26 Apr 2018 description

Speaking at the DRC Humanitarian Conference in Geneva on Friday, development minister Sigrid Kaag announced that the Netherlands will make over €10 million available this year for humanitarian assistance to the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The conference was organised by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), the EU and the Netherlands.

26 Apr 2018 description

On Wednesday, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag announced at an international conference in Brussels that the Netherlands will continue to provide support aimed at relieving the suffering of Syrians in Syria and its neighbouring countries and helping to maintain regional stability.

25 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• UNICEF has finalized its monsoon preparedness/operational plan to mitigate the risk of floods and landslides, and to respond during the monsoon with a budget of US$10million.

• A Diarrhoea Treatment Centre (DTC) is now operational in Leda, Teknaf Upazila treating up to 20 cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) per day from both host and refugee communities. Four more DTCs will be operational in the next few weeks.

25 Apr 2018 description

UN Refugee chief Filippo Grandi says support at the Brussels pledging conference for the world’s largest refugee crisis is ‘critical.’

By Andrej Mahecic in Brussels, Belgium | 25 April 2018

Delegates to a major EU and United Nations donor conference in Brussels today pledged some US$4.4 billion in 2018 to meet the deepening needs of Syrians displaced by more than seven years of war, as well as the main refugee hosting countries in the region.