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04 Dec 2015 description

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Osh oblast (province) of the Kyrgyz Republic on 17 November 2015 causing mostly damageto houses. In total six districts were affected: Alay, Aravan, Chong-Alay, Kara-Kulja, Kara-Suu, and Ozgon,. The epicenter was registered in Karasu district . Several aftershocks followed over the next few days, the biggest of which had a magnitude of 5.1M registered on 20 November 2015 at 10:45. Based on results of Ministry of Emergency Situations’ (MoES) damage assessment over 3 000 houses damaged and more than 16 000 people affected in 6 districts of Osh region.

13 Apr 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Outbreak of conflict in the east of Ukraine leads to civilian deaths and displacements

  • Close to 15,000 Syrian Armenians have come to Armenia since the start of the war in Syria

  • UN concerned about the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh and the rights of the displaced living in Azerbaijan.

  • INFORM - the first global, open-source tool for measuring the risk of humanitarian crises and disasters.

2014: a year of conflict

31 Dec 2013 description
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Highlights

  • In 2013, countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia saw a dramatic drop in the incoming aid.

  • Only 1 per cent of the aid received by the region was provided directly to the affected government and the rest was channeled through non-governmental organizations and United Nations agencies.

  • Outgoing humanitarian aid from the Caucasus and Central Asia continues to decline with the region giving just $1 million in aid during the reporting period.

22 Jul 2013 description
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• In the second quarter of 2013, countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia receive $7 million in humanitarian aid

• Sweden and Russia are the largest donors to the region

• In the region, only Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan provide aid between April and June 2013

• Global humanitarian community needs $13 billion to help 73 million people in 24 countries

31 Jul 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In April – June 2012, the region received $15 million in humanitarian funding.

  • Figures on Uzbekistan’s and Tajikistan’s outgoing aid released by governments

  • Unusually high number of disasters hit the region

After a long winter, a series of disasters

Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan hit by above-average number of disasters

10 Mar 2011 description

Key Points

- Humanitarian partners are transitioning from emergency response to recovery activities.

- There have been substantial achievements in the international response to the crisis yet the situation remains fragile.

- International partners have received some funding but more is required.

- The human rights situation in the South remains of concern.

13 Dec 2010 description

Key Points

- Construction of transitional shelters has been successfully completed before arrival of winter.

- A possibility for escalation of tension remains, as shooting and blasting in Osh and Bishkek proved.

Situation Overview

A shoot-out in city of Osh on 29th November and a blast in central Bishkek on 30th November have rattled nerves throughout Kyrgyzstan. Authorities offered conflicting reports about suspects for the latest violence. While the security situation in Osh has been improving- the general tension is always there, and panic is easy to grow.

30 Nov 2010 description

Introduction

In 2011, tens of millions of people will need emergency aid to survive. Conflicts and natural disasters have cut them off from their homes, their livelihoods, and access to essentials like drinking water and health care. They already suffer or are imminently threatened by malnourishment, disease, or violence. Most are poor people who have few if any means to cope with these traumas.

25 Nov 2010 description

Key Points h

  • Kyrgyzstan Extended and Revised Flash Appeal was launched on 24 November 2011 seeking US $42 m. h
23 Nov 2010 description
  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

    Five months on since a major outbreak of interethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan in June 2010, the humanitarian needs of the affected population still require a coordinated response by the international community. Urgent humanitarian needs directly resulting from mass violence and displacement, arson and other grave human rights violations have also had an indirect impact on the social and economic situation across the country.

11 Oct 2010 description

Key Points h

- The Emergency Transitional Shelter Programme is in progress h

- The priorities are to support early recovery processes through CFW/public works, business support and assist government recovery services

Situation Overview

The situation in the country and in the South remains calm but tense.

31 Aug 2010 description

in this issue

P.2 World Humanitarian Day 2010

P.2 Kyrgyzstan: Food Security

P.3 Egypt: Rafah Crossing to Gaza remains open

P.3 Iraq: IOM helps Returnees' Businesses to grow

19 Aug 2010 description

Note: Map production date estimated.
Page also contains detailed map of food insecurity in Yemen as of October 2009.

17 Aug 2010 description

Key Points

-The Flash Appeal funding is still very low at 36% funded

-1 September schools return and the Education Cluster needs additional funds to ensure this is well managed

-Increases in international wheat prices are of concern and will be monitored closely

-The Humanitarian Bulletin will now be issued every two weeks

I. Situation Overview

The situation in the South of the country remains calm but tense.

10 Aug 2010 description

Key Points

- The humanitarian Country Team is extremely concerned that the revised Flash Appeal is still only funded at 30%. If this funding gap is not addressed immediate humanitarian needs will go unmet.

- The Protection cluster remains concerned over continuing reports of protection issues

- OCHA will translate this Bulletin into Russian to improve communication and coordination

I. Situation Overview

The situation remains calm but tense in the southern provinces of Osh and Jalalabad.

10 Aug 2010 description

Key Points

- The humanitarian Country Team is extremely concerned that the revised Flash Appeal is still only funded at 30%. If this funding gap is not addressed immediate humanitarian needs will go unmet.

- The Protection cluster remains concerned over continuing reports of protection issues

- OCHA will translate this Bulletin into Russian to improve communication and coordination

I. Situation Overview

The situation remains calm but tense in the southern provinces of Osh and Jalalabad.

03 Aug 2010 description

(covering 28 July - 3 August)

This report is issued by the OCHA Humanitarian Support Unit in Kyrgyzstan

Key Points:

· Shelter program has begun in some affected areas

· Ministry of Health to remove armed guards from hospitals

· Humanitarian community in Kyrgyzstan concerned at low funding of Flash Appeal

I.