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23 Sep 2018 description

Summary of the current revision

This Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) is being further revised from the December 2017 revision in order to accelerate the implementation of the plan, and, based on actual needs, is proposing an extension of operational timeframe by an additional two months from the planned end date of October 2018 to December 2018 so as to give time for finalization of activities. Sectoral and organizational development support will be pursued in 2019 through the IFRC country operational plan.

A. Situation analysis

23 Sep 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 5,425,000 Swiss francs on a preliminary basis to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support to the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) to deliver assistance and support to some 300,000 people for 9 months in 10 flood-affected states in Nigeria. CHF 500000 DREF loan has been allocated to start the operation.

20 Sep 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

The monsoon has left the state of Kerala in turmoil. 322 deaths were reported of 28th August 2018, with 15 people still missing. 14 districts and 776 villages have been affected namely Kannur, Kollam, Kasargode, Allapuzha, Thirssur, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Malapuram, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram and Wayanad. The hilly terrains of Wayanad and Idukki also bore the brunt of landslides during unprecedented rains and flooding. In total, around 5.5 million people (55 lakhs) were affected by the floods, with 1.4 million stationed across 5,640 camps.

19 Sep 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks 2.7 million Swiss francs (CHF) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to deliver assistance and support to 100,000 people, who were affected by Typhoon Mangkhut, for 12 months.

18 Sep 2018 description

The inter-agency Response Plan is costed at $20M for a 9-month response period, and targets 57,700 South Sudanese refugees and their host communities across 9 ‘open area’ settlements in Khartoum. The Plan is led by 12 Appeal Partners, and is supported by an additional 10 operational response partners. The Response Plan adopts a multi-sectoral, area-based approach and seeks to support refugees’ capacity for self-reliance. Implementation will be guided by a participatory approach.

14 Sep 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total 1,329,991 million Swiss francs, representing a reduction by 361,215 CHF over the initial budget of 1,693,785 million Swiss francs. This reduction reflects the new operational strategy of the Mauritanian Red Crescent (MRC) following the geographic repositioning and implementation constraints. The revised Emergency Appeal focuses on Livelihoods and Health activities, with no significant change in the response sectors in relation to the initial plan of action.

14 Sep 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 2.4 million Swiss francs, increased from 1.9 million Swiss francs, to enable the IFRC to support the Uganda National Red Cross Society to deliver assistance and support for 18,000 people for 12 months in shelter, health, WATSAN and Protection, Gender and Inclusion (PGI).

In June 2018, a shelter assessment was conducted with support from the Luxembourg Red Cross, with the objective to:

11 Sep 2018 description

This Revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 9.2 million Swiss francs increased from 4.8 million Swiss francs, which reflects the overall operational plan of the Kenya Red Cross Society. The revised Appeal is focusing on shelter and settlement, health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, protection, gender and inclusion as well as food security and livelihoods, targeting 321,630 people or 53,605 families. The operation has been scaled up to assist an increased number of people within an extended timeframe, and an enlarged geographic scope.

06 Sep 2018 description

This Regional Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 7.4 million Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support National Societies on the scaling up of their response to the increasing population movement in the Americas, supporting initially Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Uruguay to deliver assistance to 200,000 people (including host communities) for 12 months, with a focus on the following areas: shelter, livelihoods and basic need, health, water and sanitation, protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) and migration.

29 Aug 2018 description


Neuf ans après le début du conflit, l’urgence humanitaire dans la région du lac Tchad est parmi les plus graves au monde. La crise se déroule dans une région déjà touchée par un sous-développement important, la pauvreté et le changement climatique. L’impact sur la vie d’environ 17 millions de personnes est dévastateur, notamment pour les femmes, les jeunes et les enfants, qui sont les principales victimes du conflit. En 2018, plus de 10 millions de personnes ont besoin d’aide humanitaire et de protection.

29 Aug 2018 description


Nine years into the conflict, the humanitarian emergency in the Lake Chad region is among the most severe in the world. The crisis is unfolding in a region already affected by severe underdevelopment, poverty and climate change. The impact on the lives of around 17 million people is devastating, with women, youth and children bearing the brunt. In 2018, more than 10 million people require humanitarian assistance and protection.

28 Aug 2018 description


Bien que la situation humanitaire en Haïti se soit améliorée après de multiples crises ces dernières années, les besoins humanitaires persistent. L’insécurité alimentaire, l’épidémie de choléra, la protection et l’intégration des personnes déplacées et retournées, les besoins non satisfaits des personnes affectées par les désastres naturels et la préparation aux désastres demeurent les problématiques humanitaires majeures du pays.

24 Aug 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

South Sudan is a conflict prone country and is currently experiencing a worsening humanitarian crisis characterized by violent armed clashes and widespread insecurity that has resulted in mass displacements of civilians, killing, looting, destruction of property and gross violation of human rights. The situation is compounded by humanitarian impediments that continue to hinder humanitarian access and disrupt planned operations.

23 Aug 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

The Government and people of Bangladesh have displayed extraordinary generosity towards Rohingya refugees. However, the speed and scale of the refugee influx exceeds the capacity of the host country and humanitarian community stepped up its support to respond to the immense needs on the ground. Months after the influx, the refugees remain forced to rely upon humanitarian assistance for their basic needs and survival. The Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis (JRP), requests US$951 million to respond to the needs of 1.3 million people this year.

21 Aug 2018 description

This second revised One International Appeal (OIA) seeks a total of 9.1 million Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Democratic Republic of the Congo Red Cross (DRC RC) and International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (Movement) partners to respond to the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in North Kivu, while continuing to support the DRC RC in reinforcing its organizational epidemic preparedness to deal with a potential new EVD outbreak in Equateur.

20 Aug 2018 description


2.98 million Estimated population in Idleb, western Aleppo, Northern Hama and Eastern Lattakia

2.1 million Estimated people-in-need, including an estimated 1.38 million people displaced

200,000 - 700,000 People who may be newly displaced


For an already vulnerable population, many of whom have been displaced multiple times, health risks are severe:

  • Increased gaps in essential health service provision for patients with noncommunicable diseases.