5 billion needed to help 60 million people affected by El Nino

5 billion needed to help 60 million people affected by El Nino

hikes 2016 humanitarian appeal to record

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) The United Nations has raised its 2016 humanitarian funding appeal to a record $21.6 billion from $19.7 billion, partly due to canadian goose jacket new disasters Canada Goose Jackets including a cyclone that battered Fiji and an earthquake that hit Ecuador, as well web site online https://www.cagooseclearance.com Canada Goose Clearance as the deepening impact of El Nino.

UNICEF Pacific emergency supplies bound buy canada goose jacket for remote Koro Island are loaded onto a ship canada goose clearance in Suva, Fiji February 22, 2016, canada goose store following Cyclone Winston in this picture supplied canada goose uk outlet by UNICEF. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said.

But even as needs are rising steadily, the 2016 appeal has received only a quarter of the total requested so far, leaving a gap of $16.1 billion, OCHA said, releasing the revised figures on Canada Goose sale Monday in New York. Emergency Relief Canada Goose Parka Coordinator Stephen O wrote in a cheap Canada Goose mid year report on humanitarian aid. and other aid agencies cannot meet the needs of 13.5 million people whose lives have been overturned by the Syria war, for example.

Nor can they provide enough assistance after elections in politically fragile Central African Republic, where up to half the population will suffer from acute Canada Goose Online malnutrition this year.

global appeal will support millions of mothers to canada goose uk shop feed uk canada goose outlet their malnourished children, O said in a statement.

will help doctors give life saving care to children injured by bombing. It will help pastoralists keep their cattle alive. And it will help cheap canada goose uk protect women and girls from sexual abuse and canada goose coats violence, he canada goose uk black friday said, urging donors to give more.

OCHA said requirements have grown for ongoing crises such as drought and other lasting impacts of the El Nino weather phenomenon, which has now ended, in southern and eastern Africa, Central America and Canada Goose online the Pacific.

There is a shortfall of $2.5 billion needed to help 60 million people affected by El Nino in 22 countries, OCHA said.

So far in 2016, the least funded aid plans include appeals for Central African Republic at only 14 percent, Zimbabwe at 9 percent, and Gambia, which has received no funding since 2015. agency has drawn attention to the Lake Chad Basin spanning Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.

It is the fastest growing buy canada goose jacket cheap displacement crisis in Africa as the activities canada goose black friday sale of Boko Haram canada goose factory sale militants force people to flee, but also one of the most under funded emergencies, Canada Goose Coats On Sale OCHA says.

Other major humanitarian crises requiring funding include the impacts of conflict in Yemen, South Sudan, Sudan and Iraq.

The OCHA report outlined measures Canada Goose Outlet decided at May World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to boost aid by making existing funds go further, canada goose coats on sale using insurance against disaster risks, and tapping into new sources like Islamic bonds.

But canada goose contributions fell by considerably more, leaving uk canada goose an unprecedented shortfall canada goose clearance sale of 45 percent ($8.9 billion).

Reporting by Megan Rowling; editing by Katie Nguyen. Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, that covers humanitarian news, women’s rights, trafficking, corruption and climate change.

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