NEW YORK/GENEVA/ROME – In less than a month, the Security Council resolution that allows the United Nations and our implementing partners to provide lifesaving humanitarian aid to north-west Syria from across the border with Türkiye will expire.
The 15-member Security Council will decide whether to renew it or not.
Inter-Agency Humanitarian Evaluations (IAHEs) are an important tool of the humanitarian system to assess progress made in meeting the needs of people affected by emergencies. As an integral component of the Humanitarian Programme Cycle, IAHEs provide an evidence-based and independent assessment of results achieved against the strategic objectives of humanitarian response and provide valuable lessons for improving future responses.
IASC Principals discussed country contexts covering Ukraine, Afghanistan, Horn of Africa / Sahel / Famine, and Myanmar, with a focus on, among others, advocacy on protection, humanitarian access and resource mobilization.
The Humanitarian Buffer is a mechanism established within the COVAX Facility to act as a measure of ‘last resort’ to ensure access to COVID-19 vaccines for high-risk and vulnerable populations in humanitarian settings. Populations of concern in humanitarian settings may include refugees, asylum seekers, stateless persons, internally displaced persons, minorities, populations in conflict settings or those affected by humanitarian emergencies, and vulnerable migrants irrespective of their legal status.
The Humanitarian Country Team in Yemen today released the 2022 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), seeking nearly $4.3 billion to reverse a steady deterioration of the humanitarian situation. The 2022 HRP targets 17.3 million out of the 23.4 million people in need of lifesaving humanitarian assistance and protection services.
Today, Ms. Joyce Msuya, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator and Mr. David Beasley, Deputy Executive Director of World Food Programme (WFP) briefed United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine.