Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

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, […]

Bangladesh: Emergency Assistance to the Rohingya Community in Cox’s Bazar- BGD172

25 Oct 2017

Bangladesh, one of the world’s poorest nations, has seen a massive influx of Rohingya people fleeing violence and persecution in Myanmar. As of 21 Oct 2017, at least 815,000 Rohingyas are estimated to be sheltering in Bangladesh. Violence which began on 25 August has triggered a massive and swift influx and resulted in a critical […]

Liberia: Emergency response to the storms and floods – No.RRF 14/2017

19 Oct 2017

In Liberia, since the beginning of this year, there have been constant storms and floods resulting in significant damages and losses. On Tuesday, August 31st, it was reported on the National Radio Station (ELBC Super Morning Show) that a heavy storm had occurred in Bong County (Central Liberia) which caused the destruction of houses thereby […]

Myanmar: Humanitarian Appeal for Rakhine – MMR171

19 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 […]

Cuba: Emergency response to the Hurricane Irma – CUB171

12 Oct 2017

On September 6th, 2017, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 295 km/hour, became one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic. This highly destructive hurricane approached the eastern coast of Cuba (in Guantánamo) on Thursday, September 7th. Hurricane Irma battered the entire north coast for 4 days. […]

Indonesia: Assistance to people displaced by increased volcanic activity on Mt.Agung – No.RRF 14/2017

11 Oct 2017

The volcanic activity from seismicity of Mt. Agung in Karangasem Regency, Bali Province, has kept increasing over the last weeks. On 22 September 2017 at 20.30 WITA,  the status was raised from orange alert (level 3) to red alert (level 4, the highest), by the Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM). The high […]

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 […]

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