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05 Apr 2018 description
  • A high-level pledging event for Yemen took place in Geneva on 3 April 2018. USD 2.01 billion were pledged to support delivery of humanitarian assistance through the UN Humanitarian Response Plan (total requested amount is USD 2.96 billion). Commissioner Christos Stylianides announced an EU pledge of EUR 107.5 million in new funding for 2018. This consists of EUR 37 million for humanitarian assistance, EUR 66 million for development aid to support resilience and early recovery initiatives and EUR 4.5 million from the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace.

01 Jun 2016 description

Period covered: January to December 2015

The DREF allocated a total amount of CHF 19,762,920 in 2015, to 77 different National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to support their response to 109 disaster events. The amount was 3.6 per cent lower than forecast but 3 per cent higher the amount allocated in 2014. The amount of allocations made as start-up funding for emergency appeal operations continued its upward trend against the last two years, with a small increase of 5 per cent against 2014 figures.

19 Mar 2016 description

LES FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Montant des besoins humanitaires: 531 millions de dollars.

  • La foire agricole de Bozoum donne aux agriculteurs la possibilité de vendre leurs produits tout en apprenant de nouvelles compétences.

  • Le transport aérien est essentiel pour l'acheminement de l'aide en raison des contraintes de sécurité et de logistique.

  • Des centaines de familles sont touchées par des incendies sur les sites de déplacés.

CHIFFRES

29 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mounting humanitarian needs: US $ 531 million are needed to respond.

  • The Bozoum agricultural fair gives farmers the opportunity to sell their produce while learning new skills.

  • Air transportation is key for the delivery of aid due to security and logistics constraints.

  • Hundreds of families are affected by recurrent fire outbreaks on IDP sites.

Humanitarian partners seek US$531 million for CAR in 2016

10 Feb 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Le nombre de personnes souffrant de la faim a doublé en un an.

  • Le système d’assistance téléphonique, dédié à la protection, aide les victimes d’abus et permet d’avoir une vue d’ensemble des violations des droits de l’homme.

  • Le conflit entre les éleveurs et les communautés locales s’intensifie en raison de l’aggravation de l’insécurité.

  • Une sérieuse insuffisance de financement mine les opérations humanitaires : seulement 52 % du financement sollicité reçu en 2015.

29 Jan 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The U.N. calls for a full investigation amid reports that communal violence in Rakhine State resulted in more than 40 deaths in mid-January

  • Violence displaces approximately 3,500 people in Mansi Township, Kachin State

  • Fires in Burmese refugee camps in Thailand result in one death, increase pressure on refugees to return

01 Mar 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Joint Rapid Assessment in Northern Syria report released—3.4 million people in need in surveyed areas of northern governorates

  • As part of larger assistance efforts, USG reaches approximately 710,000 people with winterization and other relief commodities inside Syria

  • Conflict escalates with violence in central Damascus and missile strikes in Aleppo

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

21 Feb 2013 description

Summary: In September 2012 heavy rains and storms affected the refugee camp Konik I in Montenegro, near the city of Podgorica. Five tents collapsed completely and all the others were flooded, thereby damaging the personal belongings of the residents. As a result of the flooding, the living conditions in the camp worsened as the previously distributed blankets, mattresses, kitchen utensils, clothes etc. were destroyed by water or were washed away, leaving the population of the camp even worse off than after the fire that happened in July 2012.

16 Aug 2012 description
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OCHA adds 500 free humanitarian symbols to communications tools and services

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian affairs (OCHA) has created a set of 500 freely available humanitarian icons to help relief workers present emergency and crisis-related information quickly and simply.

03 Aug 2012 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Red Cross of Montenegro is seeking direct assistance to provide support to the affected people and families.

The situation

18 Oct 2007 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF PROVIDES HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO CHILDREN AND WOMEN AFFECTED BY DROUGHT, CONFLICT, FLOODS AND DISEASE OUTBREAKS

- Violent attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia, have caused over 402,000 people to flee their homes since March. Tensions are high in the Great Lakes region with new refugee movements taking place into neighbouring countries. In Western Kenya, 67,000 people remain internally displaced following the Mt.

23 Aug 2004 description
report Government of Spain

Madrid, 23 de agosto de 2004 - El próximo miércoles, día 25 de agosto, llegará a Paraguay un nuevo envío de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI) que sigue colaborando con las autoridades paraguayas tras la catástrofe ocurrida en el incendio de Asunción el pasado 1 de agosto.

Para colaborar con las tareas sanitarias, la AECI, en colaboración con IBERIA, envía al Ministerio de Salud P=FAblica y Bienestar Social de Paraguay un Autoanalizador HITACHI para salas de terapia intensiva.

09 Aug 2004 description

Suite à l'incendie meurtrier qui a eu lieu dans un centre commercial d'Asunción la semaine dernière, la Belgique a, dans le cadre B-FAST, décidé d'envoyer un lot de 750 kilos de médicaments destinés au traitement des brûlures.

La mise à disposition de ces médicaments, faisant partie d'un kit de la structure B-Fast, a été décidée sur proposition du Ministre des Affaires étrangères Karel De Gucht suite à une demande des autorités paraguayennes.

La cargaison devrait quitter la Belgique dès ce soir et la contribution belge s'ajoute à celle fournie dans un …

03 Aug 2004 description

The Federal Foreign Office has made available 15,000 euro from its humanitarian aid budget to provide medical care for the victims of the fire disaster which occurred in a shopping centre in the Paraguayan capital Asunción. The German Embassy in Asunción will use these funds to procure urgently needed medical supplies, artificial skin and medicine and make them available to hospitals. It is cooperating closely on this with the Paraguayan authorities and the Red Cross.

03 Aug 2004 description
report Government of Spain

Madrid, 3 de agosto de 2004 - Tras la catástrofe acaecida el domingo 1 de agosto como consecuencia del incendio de un centro comercial en Asunción que provocó la muerte de al menos 374 personas y varios centenares de heridos, la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI) informa que:

1. Desde el momento mismo de la tragedia, y recabada la información precisa, España se puso a disposición de las autoridades paraguayas para prestar la ayuda que requiriesen.

2.