Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Pakistan: Emergency Assistance to Drought-affected Population in Sindh Province – PAK191

23 May 2019

The Government of Pakistan estimated that around 3 million people have been affected by drought in eight  districts of Sindh Province.  Majority of the affected communities are dependent on agriculture and livestock. Scarcity of water has severely affected their livelihood conditions. This has placed the local population under great strain, exhausting their coping capacities and […]

Global Rapid Response Fund Appeal 2019 – GRRF19

16 May 2019

The Rapid Response Fund (RRF) is a global fund of the ACT Alliance administered by the ACT secretariat. Funds for the RRF are provided by ACT Alliance members and non-members on the basis of an annual appeal, and is intended to be accessed exclusively by ACT national members in pursuit of the localization agenda and […]

India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha State (Concept Note)

13 May 2019

Cyclone Fani made landfall at Puri on 3rd May 2019 (Friday), State of Odisha.  It unleashed copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 250 kmph, blowing away thatched houses and flooding towns and villages, before weakening and entering into neighboring state of West Bengal in India. The State Emergency Operation Center reported 37 deaths […]

Indonesia: Emergency assistance to communities affected by flash floods in Jayapura Regency, Papua – No. RRF 04/2019

16 Apr 2019

In the afternoon of Saturday 16 March 2019, the district of Jayapura in Papua was hit by flash floods around 19.30 PM (+9 GMT) that wiped out some areas in Jayapura District. The flood badly damaged most sub-districts in Jayapura District, especially in sub-District Sentani. The affected sub districts are as follows : Dobonsolo, Hinekombe, […]

The Philippines: Response to Super Typhoon Mangkhut – PHL181 (revision 1)

16 Apr 2019

On October 2018, a month after Typhoon Mangkhut, Typhoon Yutu (Rosita) made landfall in the Municipality of Dinapigue, Isabela province, just a few hundred kilometres south of Typhoon Mangkhut’s path. With 150 km/h maximum sustained winds, Typhoon Yutu exacerbated the impact of the previous typhoon and hampered the response and recovery efforts in the region. […]

Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi: Emergency Response to Cyclone Idai – SAF191

02 Apr 2019

Mozambique Heavy rains caused by powerful tropical Cyclone Idai hit the central and northern regions of Mozambique on 14th March 2019, leading to massive floods and leaving more than hundreds of people dead and hundreds of thousands affected. The cyclone then barreled on to southern Malawi and eastern Zimbabwe. The death toll has continued to […]

Mozambique: Emergency response to Cyclone Idai affected communities in Sofala Province – No. RRF 03/2019

22 Mar 2019

Heavy rains caused by powerful tropical Cyclone Idai hit the central and northern regions of Mozambique from 14th March 2019, leading to massive floods and leaving at least 202 people dead, according to the President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi. The death toll is expected to rise in the coming days. The situation is likely to […]

Cuba: Emergency response to the tornado in Havana RRF 2/2019

25 Feb 2019

On the evening of Sunday 27 January 2019, strong winds and torrential rainfall battered parts of Cuba, including the capital city of Havana. Amid the stormy weather, a powerful tornado ripped through parts of the city causing significant damage. The severe weather has been blamed for at least eight deaths while more than 190 others […]

Somalia: Strengthening Resilience for Crisis-affected Displaced, Returnee and Host community populations in Somalia (SOM191)

12 Feb 2019

According to UNOCHA humanitarian bulletin (Dec 2018), over 4.2 m people will need humanitarian assistance and protection services in Somalia in 2019. The humanitarian situation in Somalia is wanting and continues to be affected by climatic shocks, protracted conflict (as a result of Al-Shabab attacks) and face other issues resulting in massive internal displacement and […]

Brazil: Emergency response to mudslides in Brumadinho – RRF No.01/2019

06 Feb 2019

On January 25, 2019 a dam broke in the State of Minas Gerais, releasing more than 12 billion liters of mineral debris broke, with tailings from iron mining. The waters and mudslides  immediately reached the Municipality of Brumadinho and Parque da Cachoeira reserve, and more than 220 km along the course of the Paraopeba River. […]

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