Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Kenya: Flood Emergency Response (KEN 201).

24 Jan 2020

From October to December 2019, Kenya experienced one of the wettest rainy seasons on record, with rainfall totals ranging up to 400 per cent on average. Floods and landslides in November caused the death of 132 people, displaced 17,000 people, and affected approximately 330,000 people according to relief web (Dec 2019). Livelihoods have been negatively […]

Somalia: Emergency Response Project for Flood Affected Communities (SOM 201)

24 Jan 2020

Moderate to heavy continuous Deyr seasonal rains, which started in early October 2019 in many parts of Somalia, have continued to be received across the country causing flood emergencies. The flooding situation in Somalia has resulted in massive displacement affecting particularly children, mothers and the elderly who are now facing serious hunger, health and protection […]

Indonesia: Emergency Assistance for People affected by Floods in Greater Jakarta – RRF 01/2020

17 Jan 2020

The northeast monsoon brought continuous heavy rain in the greater Jakarta area that caused flooding at the start of the new year.  Recorded rainfall on 1 January reached 377 mm.  The weather agency, Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, dan Geofisika (BMKG) reported that rain may still continue for the next week.  Extreme heavy rainfall may still continue […]

The Bahamas: Emergency Response to People Affected by Hurricane Dorian – RRF 21/2019

06 Jan 2020

In the afternoon of Sunday, September 1st, 2019, Category 5 Hurricane Dorian, made landfall in the Bahamas in Elbow Cay, east of Abaco Island and on Grand Bahama Island respectively with the same intensity several hours later.   With an unprecedented behaviour, the hurricane moved slowly through the islands from 1 to 3 of September, The […]

South Sudan: Flooding Emergency (SSD191)

12 Dec 2019

The South Sudan States of Upper Nile, Jonglei, Unity, Northern Bahr el Gazal and Eastern Equatoria have been seriously affected by flooding, caused by heavy continuous rains. The floods have affected over 900’000 people with estimated 420’000 people displaced and in need of immediate emergency assistance. Infrastructure damage has also been caused by the floods, […]

Cameroon: Conflict Emergency (CMR191).

17 Nov 2019

Since December 2016, the two Anglophone regions of Cameroon have been experiencing an ever-increasing situation of unrest and uncertainty. The situation has worsened with increased violent attacks and armed fighting after the presidential elections of October 2018, leading to a downturn of economic activity now in the regional capitals of Buea and Bamenda. As a […]

Philippines: Cotabato Earthquake – RRF 20/2019

14 Nov 2019

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has recorded 50,930 households/254,473 persons affected by the series of earthquakes in the provinces of Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, and North Cotabato.  UN OCHA estimates about 43,600 displaced people with about 80% of them staying in evacuation centers. They also reported that 33,110 houses have […]

Ghana: Flood Emergency-RRF 19/2019.

11 Nov 2019

Heavy continuous rains in Ghana have caused havoc in the Upper East Region, causing massive displacement and affecting communities who are currently temporarily hosted with friends, relatives, and temporarily located in schools and Churches. As a result, at least 28 people are reported dead, and there are indications that the death toll and the number […]

Zambia: Drought Emergency-RRF 17/2019.

07 Nov 2019

According to the Zambia Vulnerability Assessment (ZVAC, 2019) conducted by the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) under the office of the Vice President, at least 2,330,182 persons are facing a severe drought during the present lean season (October 2019 and March 2020). Although the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) has not declared […]

Bangladesh: Humanitarian Assistance and Resilience Building for the Rohingya Population and Host Communities in Cox’s Bazar – BGD191

05 Nov 2019

More than two years ago (25 August 2017), the world witnessed one of the largest forced displacements of recent times. Currently, about 911,566 Rohingya refugees are living in spontaneous settlements in Cox’s Bazar. They remain largely dependent on essential humanitarian assistance to meet their basic needs. Over this period the Government of Bangladesh, UN agencies […]

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