He stated that cooperation between OCHA
and Japan had become ever more important in dealing with humanitarian crises.
According to OCHA
, almost half of the South Sudan's 12 million people are hungry, including about 1.
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 the Pacific.
The UN Ocha
also noted that the City Health Office was concerned that water shortages may raise the risks of diarrhea and other waterborne diseases among children and other vulnerable groups, adding that six evacuees reportedly died last December and January.
Regarding settlers attacks against Palestinians, OCHA
said five Israeli settler attacks resulting in injury to Palestinians and damages to their property were recorded, including a stone-throwing attack against a 6-year-old child.
officials said that 165,548 homeless Palestinians have found refuge on 96 schools belonging to The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
said a new humanitarian pause is "urgently needed".
figures are also included in an updated report on Area C by delegations of the European Union countries in East Jerusalem and Ramallah.
HUD is beginning to require dashboards as a way of presenting this data and OCHA
had no easy way of quickly and easily developing the necessary visualizations.
More than 18,000 homes have been flooded, damaged or destroyed," said OCHA
spokesperson, Jens Laerke, adding that food security remains a main concern.
The workshop is based on the content of the bilingual Arabic-English manual of the same name published by UN OCHA
and OCFA in 2011.
added that aid agencies continue to face significant access constraints to reaching people in need.