Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Iraq: Support to IDPs and Host Communities – IRQ181

19 Dec 2017

The current crisis in Iraq began in June 2014, when militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) seized control of over one third of Iraq’s territory within a few weeks. Iraqi Security Forces, the Kurdish Peshmerga and various armed groups engaged in the fight against ISIS, and finally recaptured Ramadi in February 2016, Hīt in April […]

Honduras: Emergency response to the floods in Cortes – HND171

18 Dec 2017

Background On 23 October 2017, the Permanent Contingency Commission (COPECO) declared an alert in five of the country’s departments: Cortés, Yoro, Atlántida, Islas de La Bahía and Colón; the alert was declared in response to the arrival of the first cold front of the season, which brought heavy rains and prompted COPECO to raise the […]

Nigeria: Emergency Assistance to Conflict-affected Communities (IDPs and Host communities) in North-East region – NGA171

18 Dec 2017

The humanitarian crisis in the six states of the North-Eastern Nigeria has intensified after eight years of violent conflict. In 2016, this was compounded as the Nigeria Government Forces took back territory previously held by the Boko Haram insurgency. The conflict caused widespread forced displacement, acute food and nutrition insecurity and serious human rights violations. […]

Iraq: Emergency response to the Earthquake in North-East region – IRQ171 (Concept Note)

04 Dec 2017

In the evening of 12 November 2017, the Governorate of Halabja region, North-East of Iraq experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of approximately 7.2-7.5, according to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The epicentre of this earthquake is located 32kms from the city of Halabja. According to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS), approximately 1,840,000 […]

Honduras: Emergency response to floods in the Department of Cortes – RRF No.18/2017

01 Dec 2017

On 23 October 2017, the Permanent Contingency Commission (COPECO) declared an alert in five of the country’s departments: Cortés, Yoro, Atlántida, Islas de La Bahía and Colón; the alert was declared in response to the arrival of the first cold front of the season, which brought heavy rains and prompted COPECO to raise the alert […]

DRC: Emergency Response to Conflict in Kasai Provinces – COD171 (Concept Note)

15 Nov 2017

The Kasai Provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are experiencing one of the most severe crisis in the country’s history. Violent ethnic/tribal conflicts, fuelled by the violent death of the local tribal chief, Kamuina Nsapu and the subsequent calls amongst his followers to avenge his death, have resulted in an unprecedented massive population […]

India: Floods in Chennai and Tamil Nadu – RRF No.17/2017

09 Nov 2017

On the morning of Friday the 3 November 2017, the state of Chennai, Tamil Nadu in India, was severely affected by a low pressure area that had formed over Sri Lanka and South West Bay of Bengal bringing heavy and incessant rain falls to Chennai and Tamil Nadu. According to media reports twelve people are […]

Costa Rica: Emergency response to the Tropical Storm Nate – CRC171

03 Nov 2017

Tropical storm “Nate” formed on Thursday the 5th of October in the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. The storm caused heavy rains and landslides throughout several countries in Central America. In Costa Rica, landslides caused significant damage to roads and villages, cutting off some areas.  According to the National Emergency Commission more than 11,517 persons are […]

Iraq: Support to Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and their hosts including Mosul Military Operation – IRQ161 – Revision 1

03 Nov 2017

The first revision of the IRQ161 appeal is hereby issued, as requested by the ACT Iraq Forum. This revision is based on the evolving humanitarian situation as the fight against Islamic State is coming to the end, and the liberation allows hundreds of people to return to their homes. Significant barriers inhibit return movements, such […]

Nicaragua: Tropical Storm Nate – No.RRF 15/2017

31 Oct 2017

Tropical storm “Nate” formed on Thursday the 5th of October off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. The storm caused heavy rains and landslides throughout several countries in Central America. According to the report of SINAPRED (National System for Disaster Prevention), 73 municipalities from 11 departments were affected by heavy rains and winds (Chontales, Madriz, Boaco, […]

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