Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha IND191

16 Aug 2019

Over 16 million people were affected by the very severe Cyclone Fani as it made landfall in Puri District of Odisha State on 3 May.  Prior to landfall, nearly 1.2 million people have been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11  coastal  districts  in  over  4,000  shelters, including   880   specially   designed   cyclone […]

India: Emergency Response to Monsoon Floods in Assam – RRF10/2019

31 Jul 2019

The floods in Assam turned critical in the first week of July 2019. Incessant rains in the state led to overflow of major rivers and tributaries leading to inundation in the catchment areas of river Brahmaputra. The floods caused massive displacement of people and damaged the crops, livestock and properties. This also led to destruction […]

Bangladesh: Emergency Response to Monsoon Floods in Bangladesh – RRF 09/2019

31 Jul 2019

About 5.3 million people affected with more than 200,000 people displaced and living in temporary shelters. The government has reported that 60 people have died. Livelihood is severely affected as 100,900 hectares of crop has been inundated by the floods. Flooding has cause river erosion, breached dams, unpassable roads and broken rail links. It has […]

Russia: Emergency response to the floods in Irkutsk region – No.RRF 08/2019

30 Jul 2019

Atmospheric anomalies and global climate change have led to catastrophic flooding in the Irkutsk region. Three air masses collided over the region at once: Arctic, subtropical and humid air from the Pacific Ocean. From June 25 to July 1 various areas of Irkutsk region of Russia and neighboring regions were hit by long heavy rains. […]

Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi: Emergency Response to Cyclone Idai-SAF 191 (Revised appeal).

19 Jul 2019

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai became one of the deadliest storms ever recorded to hit the Southern Hemisphere resulting in loss of lives, displacement, affected livelihoods of communities, destroyed critical facilities (schools, hospitals, churches) and ruined transport infrastructure. Catastrophic flooding, torrential rains, strong winds and landslides caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai affected at […]

Central America: Humanitarian Assistance to People on the Move_CAM191

15 Jul 2019

By October 12, 2018 the exodus from Central America to the United States has grown in complexity and continues to pose grave risks for the people on move, coming mainly from the north triangle (Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador) to reach the Mexican-USA border, to seek asylum due to social and political violence, drought and lack […]

Serbia: Emergency response to floods in Sumadija & West Serbia (RRF No.07/2019)

24 Jun 2019

On 3 June 2019 five districts in Serbia (Moravica, Rasina, Sumadija, Pomoravlje and Ras, namely central and western Serbia) were affected with flash flooding caused by massive rainstorms and heavy showers that exceeded 100l/m2. The Serbian Ministry for Internal Affairs declared a state of emergency in these five districts. In all listed districts both rural […]

Lake Chad Basin: Humanitarian Crisis (Regional Appeal)

22 Jun 2019

The Lake Chad Basin area, which includes parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, is facing one of the most severe humanitarian crises of our times. The crisis is characterized by displacement of at least 2.5 million (IDPs, refugees and, returnees). The situation in the Lake Chad region is deteriorating, as States are unable to […]

Tanzania: Rain Storm Emergency (RRF No.05/2019)

17 Jun 2019

In the evening of Wednesday the 6 March 2019, the district of Same, Kilimanjaro Region in Tanzania was hit by unexpected heavy rains accompanied by storm and heavy winds. On the night of 8th March 2019, a heavy rainstorm accompanied by strong wind also hit the district of Morogoro (Morogoro region) in Tanzania where 226 […]

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 […]

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