Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Nepal Floods Response – NPL171

20 Sep 2017

Massive floods and landslides triggered by incessant and torrential rains have killed 143 people, and 30 have gone missing since 13 August 2017 as of 20 August 2017, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of Nepal. Approximately 6 million people have been affected by the catastrophe. As per the initial findings […]

Syria Humanitarian Response – SYR171 Rev.1

18 Sep 2017

The first revision of SYR171 is being issued as necessitated by the level of funding raised for the Appeal to date, with priority for this revision given to livelihood and education interventions. Among the key changes made under this revision is the inclusion of an early recovery livelihood program for issuing loans to Syrian refugees […]

Hurricane Irma in Cuba CUB 171

16 Sep 2017

As of September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 295 km/hour, strengthened significantly to become one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic. After wreaking havoc in the Eastern Caribbean, the devastating Hurricane Irma approached the eastern coast of Cuba in Guantánamo on Thursday, September […]

Hurricane Irma in Dominican Republic-No RRF 12/2017

16 Sep 2017

On September 2017, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 295 km/hour, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic, touched land in the Dominican Republic during the night of Wednesday September 7, 2017 affecting the region of East, Northeast, Northwest and Southwest in the Dominican Republic, causing […]

Food and Early Recovery Response to Floods in Bangladesh

15 Sep 2017

Since 11 August 2017, heavy monsoon rains have caused intense flooding across  more than one-third  of Bangladesh. According to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) this floods are the worst in the last four decades. As of 27 August 2017, the Government of Bangladesh reports that the floods have affected 32 districts in […]

Emergency response to the floods in West Bengal, Bihar & Assam-IND172

13 Sep 2017

The current floods in Assam have been termed the worst since 1998. The third wave of floods has claimed 67 lives so far in Assam. The total number of deaths in this year’s flood- related incidents has gone up to 151 in the state. Incessant rains leading to floods have wreaked havoc in 25 of the […]

Emergency response to the Floods in West Bengal, Bihar and Assam

28 Aug 2017

The current floods in Assam have been termed the worst since 1998. The third wave of floods has claimed 67 lives so far in Assam. The total number of deaths in this year’s flood- related incidents has gone up to 151 in the state. Incessant rains leading to floods have wreaked havoc in 25 of […]

Emergency response to the floods in Southern Plain of Nepal – NPL171

24 Aug 2017

Massive floods and landslides triggered by incessant and torrential rains have killed 131 people, and 32 have gone missing since 11th August 2017 so far, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of Nepal. Approximately 6 million people have been affected by the catastrophe. As per the initial findings till 18th August […]

Emergency response to the mudslides in Sierra Leone – No.RRF 11/2017 (revised)

21 Aug 2017

On the evening of the 14th August, mudslides triggered by three days of heavy rains poured in and around the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown. The most severe mudslides occurred in the coastal suburb of Racecourse on the city’s eastern edge, as well as in Regent and Lumley where thousands of makeshift settlements are home […]

Emergency response to the Floods in Northern Bangladesh – No.RRF 10/2017

19 Aug 2017

Severe flooding due to monsoon rains and rain waters from the Indian states in the north of Bangladesh inundated 22 of the 64 districts by August 15, 2017. According to National Health Crises Management Centre’s control room; death toll has risen to 89 and approximately 1.7 million people have been affected by this flooding. About […]

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