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19 Jun 2018 description

‘Trends in humanitarian funding: where are we now and what lies ahead’ at the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment

Conference Room 12, United Nations, New York, 08:30 a.m. 19 June 2018

As delivered

Excellencies, distinguished guests,

Having heard from Development Initiatives about funding trends through 2017, I am pleased to present the mid-year Global Humanitarian Overview Status Report.

19 Jun 2018 description

June 19, 2018, Vienna, Austria. OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development – has approved a US$100,000 emergency aid grant to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support humanitarian operations being carried out by the Guatemalan Red Cross for victims of a recent volcanic eruption.

19 Jun 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • Since January, more than 130,000 people have been displaced by conflict across the country.

  • 36 patients with Crimean–Congo Haemorrhagic Fever have been hospitalised in Hirat City.

  • In Nuristan, armed men set fire to a hospital and detained medical staff for one night.

  • In Daychopan, Zabul, all three health facilities remained closed for the third week in a row.

Countrywide conflict displacement

19 Jun 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

In the afternoon of Wednesday the 13 June 2018, the districts of Branicevo, Kolubara, Sumadija, Podunavlje and Pomoravlje in Serbia, were affected with sudden heavy rainfall, hailstorm, downpour and in some parts incessant rain. On Friday 15 June, the Hydro-Meteorological Service of Serbia (RHMZ) announced more bad weather for the coming weekend. Over the week, hailstorms and heavy rain caused damage to crops and households in western, central, and eastern Serbia, prompting authorities to declare an emergency situation in several municipalities.

19 Jun 2018 description

USAID’s work to eliminate health system bottlenecks can yield an average return on investment of 6 to 1, and will make available around $26.9 billion in public and private funds in the health sector.

19 Jun 2018 description

In May 2018, tens of thousands of people were displaced as a result of continued clashes in several parts of Unity, including Mayom, Rubkona, Guit, Koch, Leer and Mayendit. The people of Leer County suffered the worst of the fighting, with over 40,000 people reported to be displaced to the swampy areas of Meer, Pap, Kok, Dir and Toch-Riak. Partners continued to report the burning down of villages, looting, indiscriminate killings and sexual violence. In Central Equatoria, sporadic fighting was reported outside Yei town.

19 Jun 2018 description

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 19 June 2018

The Commission has announced today €68 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable communities in Sudan and South Sudan.

The funding comes as millions of people across both countries are in need of assistance, with the conflict in South Sudan triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring Sudan.

19 Jun 2018 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It is issued by the OCHA Yemen office. The next report will be issued when additional information on the emergency becomes available.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• Heavy fighting and airstrikes are continuing in several locations in Al Hudaydah City and southern districts. The frontlines remained largely static in the past forty-eight hours.

• Risk that some warehouses outside Al Hudaydah City could become inaccessible. Agencies relocating stocks.

19 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS (MAY 2018) OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

  • Ongoing Cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South LGA of Adamawa State

  • NHF capacity building for local NGOs by OCHA

  • Joint supervision and monitoring visit to NYSC host community in Girei LGA and Malkohi host community in Yola South LGAs

  • Updates on the Operational Health Sector Working Group meeting (OHSWG) and MOFCOM Meeting in Mubi North LGA

  • Epidemiological updates of diseases

19 Jun 2018 description

Kabul, 15 June 2018 – The lives of a million people are critically affected by drought in Afghanistan. Another 2 million people could be affected in the coming months.

Food insecurity and reduced access to safe water are beginning to take their toll in the 10 worst affected provinces. Currently, more than 20 000 people have already been displaced to the province of Herat in western Afghanistan from neighbouring provinces due to the drought.

19 Jun 2018 description

15,500+
Women and girls received sanitary materials.

10
Classrooms for Soba Secondary School in Ajuong Thok camp completed.

11,000+
Refugees verified in Upper Nile.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

295,933
Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 May 2018.

1.74 million
IDPs in South Sudan including 203,723 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 24 May 2018

18 Jun 2018 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) The One Hundred Village Schools project launched in South Sudan in 2012 by the Salesian missionary office Don Bosco Nanum, based in Seoul, South Korea, has been a great success. To date, 74 elementary schools have been built and nearly 15,000 children have been impacted. These children are now engaged in education and gaining the foundational skills needed for higher learning.

18 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Community-based violence in Tillabery region (Abala and Efrakane), at the border with Mali, resulted in the death of over 40 civilians between 26 and 28 April. Community-based tensions intensified due to cross-border movements of non-state armed groups from Mali to the Tillabéri region.

  • Violence against civilians included armed banditry, cattle theft, and the kidnapping of a humanitarian aid worker from an international NGO on 11 April, between Ayorou and Inates;

18 Jun 2018 description

More than 340.000 Venezuelans have entered Ecuador since the beginning of 2018 (compared to 287,000 arrivals registered for the whole 2017).

In Brazil, 527 Venezuelan nationals had been relocated from border regions to Brazilian cities in the country (Cuiabá, Manaus and São Paulo).

The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum has risen yearly. Between 2014 and 2018, some 185,783 asylum claims have been lodged.

Context

18 Jun 2018 description

nformamos que la Misión Salvadoreña de Asistencia Humanitaria, llegó a la Ciudad de Guatemala a las 6:30 pm del día jueves 14 de junio de 2018, habiendo sido recibida cálidamente en la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –CONRED- por parte de funcionarios de la Cancillería y autoridades de Guatemala, incluyendo el Sub jefe Nacional de CONRED y el Embajador de El Salvador en Guatemala.

18 Jun 2018 description

The following document includes 12 thematic maps with information on the following topics:

– Population density
– Cooking fuel source
– Education barriers for girls
– Access to health facilities
– Income source
– Most severe needs
– NFI distribution
– Primary safety concern
– Shelter types
– Community areas cleanliness
– Source of drinking water
– Access to drinking water​

18 Jun 2018 description

Introduction

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