Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

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

04 Oct 2017

Bangladesh, one of the world’s poorest nations, has seen a massive influx of Rohingya people fleeing violence in Myanmar in the last 4 weeks. The extent and implications remain uncertain. Close to half-a-million (429,000) Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since Aug 25, escaping violent attacks carried out by Myanmar troops and Buddhist vigilantes.  There […]

Lake Chad Basin: Emergency response to conflict affected populations – LTCD171

04 Oct 2017

Four countries (Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad) in the Lake Chad region are affected by the on-going, Boko Haram conflict. As the needs continue to increase, this slow-onset “forgotten” crisis is urgently requiring attention to save lives and maintain human dignity. Approximately 21 million people live in the conflict-affected areas, of which 2.6 million are […]

Myanmar: Emergency response to the Rakhine Conflict – MMR171 (Concept Note)

03 Oct 2017

The conflict in Rakhine started in 2012 and displaced about 140,000 individuals. During the period 2015-16, about 25,000 IDPs were resettled near their original home by the government. On 9 October 2016 an armed group attack on border guards in Northern Rakhine and the retaliation by the Myanmar army caused severe unrest and affected the […]

Haiti: Emergency response to the hurricane Irma – No.RRF 13/2017

28 Sep 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, made landfall in Haiti´s northern coastline on September 7, 2017.  The eye of the storm passed north of Haiti, yet heavy rains, winds and flooding have cause significant damages in the […]

Bangladesh: Food and Early Recovery Response to Floods – BGD171

27 Sep 2017

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

Nepal: Emergency response to the floods in Southern Plain – 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: Emergency response to the Humanitarian Crisis – 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 […]

Cuba: Emergency response to the Hurricane Irma – CUB171 (Concept Note)

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 […]

Dominican Republic: Emergency response to the Hurricane Irma – 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 […]

Bangladesh: Emergency response to Floods – BGD171 (Concept Note)

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 […]

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