Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Category 5 Typhoon in the Philippines

13 Sep 2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut (local name “Ompong”) is forecast to make landfall in northern Philippines at 2:00 AM on 15 September 2018. Its path is likely to affect the same regions hit by Tropical Storm Barijat just recently.  Mangkhut has maximum sustained winds of up to 205 km/h, gustiness of 255 km/h and moving west at […]

Nicaragua: Emergency response to the Socio-Political Crisis (Concept Note)

30 Aug 2018

The human rights situation in Nicaragua as observed by the Inter American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in relation to the violent events that have been taking place since the State repressed the protests on April 18, 2018, and subsequent events over the following weeks.  According to figures gathered by the IACHR, the State’s repressive […]

South Sudan: Emergency Response to Worsening Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan-SSD 181

24 Aug 2018

South Sudan is a conflict prone country and is currently experiencing a worsening humanitarian crisis characterized by violent armed clashes and widespread insecurity that has resulted in mass displacements of civilians, killing, looting, destruction of property and gross violation of human rights. The situation is compounded by humanitarian impediments that continue to hinder humanitarian access […]

Bangladesh: Emergency Assistance to the Rohingya Community in Cox’s Bazar – BGD172 (Revision 1)

23 Aug 2018

The Government and people of Bangladesh have displayed extraordinary generosity towards Rohingya refugees. However, the speed and scale of the refugee influx exceeds the capacity of the host country and humanitarian community stepped up its support to respond to the immense needs on the ground. Months after the influx, the refugees remain forced to rely […]

Emergency response to massive flooding caused by Typhoon Yagi-enhanced southwest monsoon RRF No. 13/2018

23 Aug 2018

In a span of four weeks, Typhoon Yagi was the fourth typhoon that entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility following the previous three typhoons (TY Son-Tinh, TY Ampil, and Tropical Storm Josie) which already affected 282,447 families or 1,253,697 persons in Regions I, II, CAR , IV-A, IV-B, VI, and NCR. The communities hardly hit […]

India: Emergency Response to Monsoon Floods in Kerala and Assam – IND181

22 Aug 2018

Assam In the evening of Sunday, 5th  August 2018, the state of Assam witnessed severe rains that substantially increased the level of water flow in the rivers and breaking river banks. This led to flash floods in some districts of Assam and disrupted the normal life of the people. The floods created widespread damage to […]

Peru: Emergency response to cold snap

22 Aug 2018

On 22 June 2018, the Peruvian government through its Council of Ministries issued the Supreme Decree N° 062-2018-PCM declaring 122 districts from the high Andean areas from nine departments in state of emergency due to the damages caused by frost, snowfall and heavy rains, causing negative effects on health, education, as well as in agriculture […]

Angola:DRC refugee emergency assistance in Lovua refugee Settlement-ANG 181

16 Aug 2018

The outbreak of violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as a result of elections scheduled for December 2018, triggered the internal displacement of some 1.4 million people and the flight of over 35,000 refugees into Lunda Norte Province, Angola. The Government of Angola (GoA) has maintained an open […]

Indonesia: Relief assistance to earthquake-affected communities in North Lombok – No. RRF 11/2018

13 Aug 2018

In the afternoon of Sunday, 05 August 2018, the district of North Lombok and East Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara, was hit by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake at 6:46 PM Indonesia local time. This earthquake exacerbated damage in areas previously affected by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake on 29 July 2018, which killed 17 people and […]

Guatemala: Emergency response to the volcanic eruption GTM181

02 Jul 2018

The Fuego Volcano, located 27 miles southwest of Guatemala City, erupted around noon on Sunday, June 3, 2018. According to CONRED, Guatemala’s national civil protection authority, the death toll has reached 113. The agency says that in addition, 58 individuals were injured, 197 are missing, 3,557 are staying in shelters, and 12,407 were been evacuated […]

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