11 September 2017

Le Cluster Logistique a mis en place la plateforme logistique pour appuyer la réponse humanitaire en cours. Au total une capacité de stockage de 1440 m³ a été installée à Kananga, tandis-que 960 m³ de stockage sont disponibles à Tshikapa. Du 1er au 3 Septembre 2017, le Cluster Logistique a facilité la réception de 207 m³/40.5 mt à Tshikapa et de 379 m³/73,7 mt à Kananga, d’intrants destinés à assister les populations déplacées du Kasaï et Kasaï central, dans le cadre du programme Réponse Rapide des Mouvements des Populations (RRMP), mis en œuvre par l’UNICEF et ses partenaires. Ces intrants sont un don de l’USAID/OFDA, composés essentiellement des kits d’abris ménagers essentiels (AME). Ils sont stockés dans les entrepôts de la plateforme du Cluster... READ MORE

04 September 2017

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The Logistics Cluster, active in both Yemen and Djibouti since 2015 for the emergency response to the conflict, was ready to scale up its support to humanitarian organisations to face the cholera outbreak sweeping across the country. WHO reported over 500,000 suspected cases as of 14 August across almost every governorate, and nearly 2,000 people have died since the outbreak began to spread at the end of April.

To face the high demand for cargo transport into Sana’a, the Logistics Cluster requested WFP Aviation to charter an Antonov-12 aircraft to be based in Djibouti. The aircraft was made available to humanitarian... READ MORE

24 August 2017

In early 2017, following two consecutive seasons of poor rainfall, the humanitarian situation in many areas of Somalia deteriorated rapidly. The drought conditions, combined with the significant access limitations due to high levels of insecurity and infrastructure deterioration, pushed 6.2 million people into food insecurity.

In response to the drought, the Logistics Cluster, through WFP as lead agency, has been supporting the emergency logistics response of the government and humanitarian community to ensure humanitarian relief can be delivered effectively and efficiently to the populations in need in Somalia. In line with this support and in an effort to build local capacity and enhance future emergency responses, the Logistics Cluster... READ MORE

23 August 2017

Within the Logistics Cluster preparedness project, Haiti has in consultation with Logistics Cluster partners been selected based on various risk indices, as one of six disaster-prone priority countries. The Global Logistics Cluster deployed a preparedness officer to work with WFP Haiti Country Office in supporting local authorities to augment national logistics response capacities in Haiti through trainings and simulation exercises.

The Simulation Exercise (SIMEX) held in Haiti on 9-10 August 2017, was led by the Haitian Government as part of the annual hurricane season exercise, an exercise meant to increase awareness and emergency... READ MORE

21 August 2017

On 30 and 31 July, the Yemen Logistics Cluster facilitated a training at the WFP warehouse in Sana’a on the set-up of Mobile Storage Units (MSUs). The training was coordinated by the Logistics Cluster team in Sana’a to enhance the capacity of partner organisations in terms of warehouse, commodity and emergency hubs management.This initiative took place within the wider framework of the Logistics Cluster’s goal to implement an effective logistical response to the humanitarian emergency in Yemen, while improving emergency preparedness by strengthening the capacity of staff in-country that could be readily deployed to other locations in case of need.

The two day sessions focused on training logistics and warehouse management staff of partner... READ MORE