Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Nepal earthquake response

06 Aug 2015

6 August 2015 – A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter approximately 80 km north‐west of the ancient Nepali capital city of Kathmandu struck central Nepal at 11:41 AM on 25 April 2015. This is the most powerful earthquake to hit the region since the Bihar earthquake of 1934, and its impact has been devastating in terms […]

Congolese Refugee Influx in Uganda

30 Jun 2015

30 June 2015 – A new wave of attacks by the suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and Mai Mai hit the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. It forced thousands of Congolese to reportedly flee from possible abduction, forced recruitment and rape. The capacity to ferry the refugees to various settlements in the country such as Kyakka, Nakivale, Oruchinga, […]

Response to Burundian Refugee influx in Tanzania

19 Jun 2015

Since April 2015, Burundians have been fleeing their country following the announcement that President Pierre Nkurunziza, is seeking a 3rd presidential term. Mass protests have followed, during which at least 30 civilians have perished1. There was a subsequent failed coup which has led to a deterioration in safety and security in Burundi, including displacement towards surrounding countries at a […]

Floods in Arouca, Colombia – COL151 (Preliminary appeal)

15 Jun 2015

15 June 2015 – The Colombian north‐east department of Arauca has experienced non‐stop heavy rains from May 22, creating emergency situations due to the floods caused by overflown rivers with peaks on 25th May and 3rd of June, requiring evacuation of affected communities. Both main and local roads were affected. Individual houses and public spaces were flooded. Municipal […]

Post-Ebola Recovery Program in Liberia – LBR151

12 Jun 2015

12 June 2015 – As a result of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in 2014, the Liberian Government made an appeal to international governments and national and international organisations to help combat this life‐threatening disease. The response from international organisations was very positive and Liberia received a lot of support in combating the virus. The EVD took […]

Floods in Ghana – RRF Nr.5

10 Jun 2015

10 June 2015 – Heavy rains for the past week have left most parts of the capital, Accra, its suburbs and other cities flooded. Assessment carried out so far indicates that about 10 districts have experienced the effects of a severe flooding. Affected districts include Accra Metropolis, Ga South Municipal, Adentan Municipality, Cape Coast, Ashaiman […]

Assistance to asylum seekers and refugees from South Sudan – ETH141 (Rev. 2)

22 May 2015

By April 2015, over 198,484 South Sudanese refugees have arrived into Ethiopia and out of these, 48,754 have been accommodated in the Leitchuor camp, which has very little in terms of WASH, shelter and other basic services. Out of all the neighboring countries receiving South Sudanese asylum seekers, Ethiopia has witnessed the biggest surge in […]

Typhoon Haiyan rehabilitation in the Philippines – PHL151

20 May 2015

20 May 2015 – Typhoon Haiyan, (locally known as Yolanda), slammed into eastern Philippines on 8 November 2013. Haiyan, the strongest typhoon in recorded history ever to make landfall, created winds and storm surges that killed more than 6,300 people and caused catastrophic damage to the affected areas. 44 provinces, 57 cities, 591 municipalities and 12,129 barangays were […]

Assistance to Support & Protect War Affected Vulnerable Communities in the Central African Republic – CAF151

28 Apr 2015

The situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) took a dramatic turn following the March 2013 Coup d’Etat, with the conflict escalating into unprecedented levels of violence. The events that took place in Bangui in December 2013 constituted a peak in the conflict bringing the capital in a cycle of reprisals among citizens, with violent clashes between (largely […]

Survival assistance for displaced populations and their host communities in Northern Iraq

10 Apr 2015

10 April 2015 – This version of the extended and revised appeal (revision 2) replaces the 1st revision, issued on 24th November 2014, now removed from our web site. Text for this revision is in blue. Iraq currently has one of the largest populations of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the world; at least 2,400,000 as of 26th […]

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