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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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:
OVERVIEW OF THE CRISIS
Evolution of the crisis
APERÇU DE LA CRISE
The priority funding gaps presented here are intended to inform urgently required funding decisions by donors, and a new allocation from the Ethiopia Humanitarian Fund (anticipated balance of US$23 million once current pledges are realized). The priorities have been reviewed and endorsed by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Ethiopia Humanitarian Country Team and the Commissioner of the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC).
The increase in number, intensity and short-spaced occurrences of natural hazards continues to trigger a ‘domino effect’ in fragile regions of the country. This includes the loss of lives and livelihoods, repeated displacements, risk of disease outbreak, a risk of rise in inter-communal conflict – including over land and diminishing natural resources and an increase in protection concerns.
This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 1,630,297 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC RC) to respond to the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and deliver humanitarian assistance to 716,850 people in an emergency health intervention for 6 months. The emergency operation focuses on epidemic control with emphasis on community-based surveillance and contact tracing, safe and dignified burials (SDB), risk communication and community engagement, disinfection of households and psychosocial support.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
In early September 2017, Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean islands of Anguilla, Barbuda, British and United States Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Saint Martin/Sint Maarten. Irma, classified as a category 5 hurricane was the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic, with wind speeds of more than 185 miles per hour (298 km/hour) and torrential rainfall. Irma struck Barbuda in the early morning hours of 6 September 2017.
East Asia and the Pacific
27 reported cases INCLUDING 17 DEATHS
2 confirmed cases of Ebola 2 543 936 people IN AFFECTED PROVINCE
US$ 7.5 million is needed by WHO to support priority actions in an initial Ebola response over the next three months to quickly contain the outbreak
AT A GLANCE
Requerimientos financieros (US$) $102,4M
Población con necesidades 1.189.186
Población meta 500.000
IMPACTO DE LA CRISIS
Since 25th August 2017, Bangladesh has welcomed over 693,000 forcibly-displaced Rohingyas1 from Myanmar who require immediate, ongoing humanitarian services to address their basic needs. The concentration of displaced people in Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh is now among the densest in the world. Taking into account the pre-existing Rohingya population in the area, and affected members of the host community, roughly 1.3 million people are in need of comprehensive services and support.
Buenos Aires – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, today (10/04) launches a Regional Action Plan, detailing its support to Governments hosting Venezuelan nationals in the Americas and the Caribbean. The Action Plan aims at strengthening the regional response to large-scale flows of Venezuelans, supporting the efforts that governments have initiated across the region.