Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Egypt: Emergency Assistance to Fire Affected People in El Sultan Hasan – No. RRF 06/2018

23 May 2018

In the afternoon  of Thursday 10 May 2018, in the town of El-Sultan Hassan village – a slum area, El Minya Governorate in Egypt an electric short circuit caused fire in one of the village houses. This spark caused the entire house to catch flame. The barns where built of wooden beams and palm branches, […]

Kenya: Emergency Response to Floods (RRF No. 5)

16 May 2018

During the night of Friday 2 March 2018, Nairobi County and several parts of the country were severely flooded. On this day, flooding caused displacement of households, interrupted transport, swept away bridges and caused the death of 11 people nationwide. Floods and heavy rain have continued to damage infrastructure, preventing or limiting humanitarian access to many […]

Somalia-Revised Drought and Flood Appeal SOM 171-Revision 2

15 May 2018

The Gu rains 2018 started in April 2018 with above average rains. First, they started slowly but soon reached precipitation above normal. The soils were dried out and hard and could not absorb the rain water all over Somalia. This caused flash floods all over the country except in North-Eastern Puntland where it did not […]

Ethiopia: Emergency Response to Drought and Conflict Led Displacement ETH181 (Concept Note)

23 Apr 2018

Ethiopia is currently facing a complex humanitarian crisis as result of an ongoing drought combined with ethno-political conflict along Oromia and Somali borders (two of the largest regional states). The current drought is an extension of last year’s (2017) drought which severely affected pastoral lowlands of Afar, Somali and Oromia. Over the past four decades, […]

Uganda: Emergency Response to DRC Refugees – UGA181 (Concept Note)

13 Apr 2018

In the evening of Monday the 18 December 2017, the district of Kanungu, Kisoro and Bundibugyo in Western Uganda, experienced a heightened influx of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) fleeing violence in North Kivu and Ituri regions. That week was characterized by two major developments: the unexpected surge of arrivals to Kyangwalli […]

Iraq: Support to Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees and their host communities – IRQ181

13 Apr 2018

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

Iraq: Emergency response to Earthquake affected people in North East region – IRQ171

11 Apr 2018

In the evening of Sunday 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 was located 32kms from the city of Halabja. According to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS), […]

Madagascar: Emergency response to Cyclone Eliakim – RRF No.03/2018

11 Apr 2018

Madagascar has been successively hit by cyclones since January 2018. Three cyclones have consecutively struck the island; touching the coast, bringing heavy rains which have caused severe and heavy flooding. On the morning of Friday 16 March 2018, the region of Analanjirofo, was affected by tropical cyclone ELIAKIM, which came with a maximum wind speed […]

DRC: Emergency Response to Kasai Conflict – COD181

10 Apr 2018

DRC, a vast country in Central Africa attracts less attention from donors probably due to its protracted nature; but continues to be in a humanitarian crisis. In October 2017, in line with UN Policies, DRC Level 3 emergency was declared as a consequence of the complexity of a conflict crisis. The appeal emergency covers the provinces […]

Zambia: Emergency Response to Storm and Flood affected Populations in Zambia – RRF No.02/2018

29 Mar 2018

Early this year, Zambia experienced continuous heavy rains which resulted in floods, causing significant damages and losses. On Wednesday, 21st February 2018 districts of Petauke and Chama were reported to be flooded. These floods washed away a bridge connecting Lundazi and Chama districts causing heavy traffic delay and the floods also caused destruction of houses, […]

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