|23 Jul 2014|
Bangladesh: Delivering emergency care to the most vulnerable
Five-year old Ehsam (not his real name) had suffered from a debilitating inguinal hernia since he was six months old. Funding from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) helped get him the life-saving treatment he needed.
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|16 Jul 2014|
Philippines: Humanitarian community on standby with Typhoon Rammasun
Typhoon Rammasun (known locally as Glenda) is the first typhoon to strike the Philippines since Super Typhoon Haiyan on 8 November 2013. The typhoon crossed large areas of South Luzon, Albay and through Metro Manila, heading towards Bataan. It is expected to leave the Philippines Area of Responsibility by Thursday morning.
“We are in close communication with respective government counterparts as well as the Humanitarian Country Team and field offices for constant...
|07 Jul 2014|
Indonesia: Indonesia Humanitarian Bulletin | April - June 2014 [EN/ID]
• Overall decrease in disaster events in 2014
• Two volcano eruptions – Mt. Sangeangapi and Mt. Sinabung
• UNDAC course hosted by BNPB and OCHA
• HRF plans to phase out by September 2014
Natural Disaster (Apr-Jun 2014)
Overall number of disaster events...
|19 Jun 2014|
Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs 19 June 2014
Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster
The Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster tracks and monitors displacement flows in all displacement sites in order to define caseloads, identify vulnerable groups, monitor and coordinate service provision and advocate durable solutions for IDPs.
The CCCM Cluster, led by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), has...
|17 Jun 2014|
Myanmar: Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-Wha Kang Press Remarks on Myanmar
New York 17 June 2014
I am pleased to have this opportunity to brief you on my trip last week to Myanmar to take stock of the humanitarian challenges there. This trip coincided with the second anniversary of the terrible inter-communal violence in Rakhine State and the third anniversary of the conflict in Kachin State.
In both Rakhine and Kachin, humanitarian access is an issue, but for very different reasons. In Kachin, half of the 100,...