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11 Jun 2018 description

Given that the conflict in Ukraine has been ongoing for more than four years - without any political decision reached on how to resolve it - its consequences have spread over a wide range of areas, ranging from security and humanitarian to socio-economic and development issues. The crisis in Ukraine deteriorated in the face of a protracted conflict that affected more than 5 million people across the country. As a result, about 1.5 million people have been displaced from their homes and are becoming more and more vulnerable as the conflict continues in eastern Ukraine.

11 Jun 2018 description

Somalia is facing a severe humanitarian crisis triggered by multiple natural disasters and long term political instability which are having a crippling effect on the country’s economy. Recovery efforts have not yet provided state building opportunities due to the fragile institutions in place and the rapidly changing natural phenomena that have led to an increase in population vulnerability to hazards.

11 Jun 2018 description

Seven years of brutal conflict, bombing, massive destruction, and far too many lives lost. With no effective ceasefire in place, and no end to the war in sight, men, women and children are trapped, injured, cold and hungry. This is one of the biggest humanitarian crisis of our time. Seven years that have caused more than five million Syrians to flee across Syria’s borders and another six million to be displaced inside Syria.

11 Jun 2018 description

Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) extended its services in cholera hotspots in South Sudan, a region particularly affected due to recurring conflicts and natural disasters. In 2017 PAH’s Emergency Response Team raised large-scale public awareness on the importance of using latrines and was able to reach 15,895 beneficiaries giving them access to dignified, safe, clean and functional excreta disposal facilities. 43 functional sample latrines were constructed, principally in public institutions such as health centers, schools and market places.

06 Mar 2018 description

In only 25 years, PAH has become one of the largest and most active non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organizations based out of Central Europe. PAH strives to alleviate the suffering of vulnerable communities during humanitarian crises including all phases of armed conflicts. PAH implements comprehensive WASH, FSL, NFI, Education, Shelter and Protection solutions in difficult-to-reach areas around the world. Currently PAH operates in Syria/Turkey, Iraq, Somalia, South Sudan, and Ukraine.

09 Nov 2017 description

As the conflict in Ukraine enters its fourth year, without any political decision to resolve it, its impact spills over a wide range of areas - from security and humanitarian to socio-economic and development of the whole nation. The crisis in Ukraine deteriorated in the face of a protracted conflict that affected more than 5 million people across the country. As a result, about 1.6 million people have been displaced from their homes and are becoming more and more vulnerable as the conflict continues in the Donbas region of Ukraine.

29 May 2017 description

Humanitarian Situation in this Area

Inter-Cluster Response Mission (ICRM) lead by UNOCHA went to Mayendit (Southern Unity) on 7th April 2017 to response to families affected by famine, where IOM and PAH, for Shelter and NFI Cluster, participated.

18 Oct 2016 description

Location Information

State: Unity State

County: Mayom

Payam: Wangbour

Boma: Pibor

GPS Coordinates: E029 07’’43.72 N09 08’21.13’’

Situation Overview

DRC conducted needs assessment in late July and reported to the SFP and the national cluster who requested a mobile partner to go and conduct a deeper sector specific needs assessments.

14 Sep 2015 description

Activity: Carry out WASH and NFI Needs Assessment in surroundings of Yuai and Pieri due to recent fighting in Pajut and Padiek

At the request of: RRA from Pieri, Uror County, Jonglei State

Location: Pieri and Juet, Uror County, Jonglei State
N:17 54’ 22.66’’
E: 031 53’ 17.54’’

Duration: 9-16.06.2015

Itinerary: Juba-Yuai-Pieri-Yuai-Juet –Yuai-Juba

04 Aug 2015 description
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Stories from the Field

In 13-months long project, thanks to support of ECHO fund Polish Humanitarian Action managed to conduct rapid responses in the realm of water, hygiene and sanitation in most acute emergencies in Jonglei State and during the cholera outbreak in Central Equatoria.

28 Jul 2015 description

This year’s outbreak of cholera in South Sudan has claimed 38 lives so far.

15 Jul 2015 description

While humanitarian situation in Ukraine is deteriorating, Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) has been continuing its humanitarian activities in Non-Governmental Ukrainian Territories. From March 2015 PAH has been providing food support for the most vulnerable groups of elders in Donetsk City.

01 Apr 2015 description

Situation overview

The Inter-Cluster Working Group (ICWG) in Juba and Bentiu conducted an Initial Rapid Need Assessment (IRNA) team to Mankien in Mayom County from 20-23 February 2015 to assess the humanitarian situation in the area. The team consisted of a thirteen-person UN and INGO team with participants from various humanitarian organisations, representing 8 clusters (Education, FSL, GBV, Health, NFI&ES, Nutrition, Protection, WASH). The team was received by representatives of the SSRRC, and INGO partners working in Mankien.

28 Nov 2014 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Location description

Haat Boma is in Korwai payam of Ayod county on the north west part of Ayod. It is bordered by Unity State on the west, Fangak County on the North and Canal/Pigi on the east.

Reasons for assessment

Due to recent displacements, Haat was identified as one of high priority areas for assessment in the OWG meetings in Juba.

Situation outlook, trends and prospects

20 Nov 2014 description

Activity: Conduct a quick assessment of water and sanitation situation together with identifying needs for ES NFIs in Pagil and surroundings.

Location: Pagil
N 8' 14140.30 / E 30'4042.75

Duration: 8-14.11.2014

Itinerary: Juba-Rumbek-Pagil-Rumbek-Juba

General context / Background of the assessment:

Population information

25 Jul 2014 description

One of the most dramatic international responses to the Millennium Development Goals launched by then United Nations Secretary Kofi Annan in 2000 has been the global public health community’s response to MDG 6 “To combat AIDS, malaria and other diseases” [1]. For HIV/AIDS it led to President George W.

15 Jul 2014 description

Continued military operations are compounding a health care crisis in Gaza, with hospitals ill-prepared to meet the critical needs arising from a wide-scale emergency right now. The signatory organizations are calling for an immediate ceasefire, noting that all parties must respect international humanitarian law and abide by their obligations to protect civilians from harm.

06 Sep 2013 description

With the conflict in Syria escalating, beginning September Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) has been increasing the range and volume of its humanitarian activities. Apart from everyday deliveries of bread and drinking water, the most vulnerable Syrian families in Idleb and Hama will be provided with professional medical help, as well as NFI (non-food item) kits.

17 Jun 2013 description

Another successful PAH’s mission to Syria has just been completed thanks to donations from the Polish society. In June PAH started supporting 1040 families from Idlib and Hama with bread vouchers and another 1000 people staying in Idlib’s caves and ruins with daily supply of fresh water. Ten field hospitals and medical points in the same areas were also supplied with basic drugs, including the ones against leishmaniasis, disease rapidly spreading in northern Syria given the collapse of the healthcare system.

12 Jun 2013 description

Another successful PAH’s mission to Syria has just been completed thanks to donations from the Polish society. In June PAH started supporting 1040 families from Idlib and Hama with bread vouchers and another 1000 people staying in Idlib’s caves and ruins with daily supply of fresh water. Ten field hospitals and medical points in the same areas were also supplied with basic drugs, including the ones against leishmaniasis, disease rapidly spreading in northern Syria given the collapse of the healthcare system.