Goal: Communities and local governments recover from the disaster, build back safer, and avoid relapses while strengthening resilience.
The Strategic Response Plan is designed to support the Government of the Philippines’ response to the immediate humanitarian needs of the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), and complements the Government’s Yolanda Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan.
This document outlines the humanitarian community’s response to the needs arising from the earthquake that struck Bohol. It was issued by the Philippine Humanitarian Country Team in collaboration with partners. Figures are current to 23 October 2013.
Zimbabwe continued making steady progress towards recovery and development since the launch of the 2013 humanitarian appeal. On the political front, the holding of a successful referendum ushered in a new Constitution in May. This was followed by peaceful elections in July marking the end of the Government of National Unity (GNU) that had been in place since February 2009, and introducing a new Government led by the Zimbabwe Africa National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF).
This mid-year review of the 2013 United Nations and Partners Work Plan for Sudan comes at a challenging time for the humanitarian community and for the people of Sudan. There has been significant and worrying new displacement; fighting between Government forces and armed groups has increased, as has inter- and intra-tribal conflict; the situation in Abyei remains tense; access for humanitarian actors to conflict affected areas of the country is unpredictable and the funding available to meet humanitarian needs has declined.
The Central African Republic (CAR) has suffered from repeated armed conflict over the past decade. CAR remains one of the poorest countries with some of the lowest socio-economic indicators despite its economic potential and vast wealth of natural resources.
With a population of 4.6 million (approximately seven inhabitants per km2) and an annual population growth rate of 1.8% CAR continues to face development challenges and unprecedented politico-military instability.