Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

The Philippines: Response to Super Typhoon Mangkhut ( Concept Note)

21 Sep 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and was locally named “Ompong” on September 12 at 3:00 in the afternoon, packing 205-kph winds and gusts of up to 255 kph. The 900 km-wide Typhoon Mangkhut made its landfall in Baggao, Cagayan on September 15 at 1:40 AM, carrying winds of up to 200 km […]

India: Emergency Response to Monsoon Floods in Kerala- IND181

20 Sep 2018

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 […]

Indonesia: Emergency Response to Earthquake-affected vulnerable people in North Lombok- IDN181 ( Concept Note)

20 Sep 2018

Exactly one week after a 6.4 earthquake struck off the northern shore of Lombok island, another 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck inland on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 19:46 local time. Based on direct observation, damage is widespread over all of Lombok, especially in North Lombok where more than 90% of buildings were rendered uninhabitable. Aftershocks […]

Category 5 Typhoon in the Philippines

13 Sep 2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut (local name “Ompong”) is forecast to make landfall in northern Philippines at 2:00 AM on 15 September 2018. Its path is likely to affect the same regions hit by Tropical Storm Barijat just recently.  Mangkhut has maximum sustained winds of up to 205 km/h, gustiness of 255 km/h and moving west at […]

Nicaragua: Emergency response to the Socio-Political Crisis (Concept Note)

30 Aug 2018

The human rights situation in Nicaragua as observed by the Inter American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in relation to the violent events that have been taking place since the State repressed the protests on April 18, 2018, and subsequent events over the following weeks.  According to figures gathered by the IACHR, the State’s repressive […]

South Sudan: Emergency Response to Worsening Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan-SSD 181

24 Aug 2018

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 […]

Bangladesh: Emergency Assistance to the Rohingya Community in Cox’s Bazar – BGD172 (Revision 1)

23 Aug 2018

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 […]

Emergency response to massive flooding caused by Typhoon Yagi-enhanced southwest monsoon RRF No. 13/2018

23 Aug 2018

In a span of four weeks, Typhoon Yagi was the fourth typhoon that entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility following the previous three typhoons (TY Son-Tinh, TY Ampil, and Tropical Storm Josie) which already affected 282,447 families or 1,253,697 persons in Regions I, II, CAR , IV-A, IV-B, VI, and NCR. The communities hardly hit […]

India: Emergency Response to Monsoon Floods in Kerala and Assam – IND181

22 Aug 2018

Assam In the evening of Sunday, 5th  August 2018, the state of Assam witnessed severe rains that substantially increased the level of water flow in the rivers and breaking river banks. This led to flash floods in some districts of Assam and disrupted the normal life of the people. The floods created widespread damage to […]

Peru: Emergency response to cold snap

22 Aug 2018

On 22 June 2018, the Peruvian government through its Council of Ministries issued the Supreme Decree N° 062-2018-PCM declaring 122 districts from the high Andean areas from nine departments in state of emergency due to the damages caused by frost, snowfall and heavy rains, causing negative effects on health, education, as well as in agriculture […]

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