Humanitarian Health Action

CAP and Other Appeals for 2009

WHO appeals for USD 139 million to respond to the health aspects of humanitarian emergencies

The 2009 Humanitarian Appeal culminates a dynamic process in 24 countries, territories and regions across the world and seeks to meet the most pressing needs of million people in the Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq and the neighbouring countries, the occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe as well as the West Africa Region.

WHO global needs are around 139 million for 12 Appeals. The total needs for health and nutrition adds up to $834 million which is around 11% of the total CAP requirement. Some CAPs included nutrition under food security, and this has not been rejected in this analysis.

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