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11 May 2016 description


Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.

06 May 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Groupement Ikobo : des besoins urgents en abris et nourriture pour les déplacés et retournés.

  • Territoire de Beni : l’insécurité empêche le retour des milliers de personnes dans leurs milieux d’origine.

  • Les partenaires humanitaires se positionnent pour des interventions dans la zone de Mpati (Territoire de Masisi).

Aperçu de la situation

22 Apr 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 45 000 personnes déplacés dans sept sites sont affectées par les opérations militaires dans la zone de Mpati ; Presque 24 000 déplacés à risque de déguerpissement.

  • Les humanitaires sont en train d’évaluer les besoins humanitaires dans la zone de Mpati et plaident pour l’amélioration des conditions sécuritaires.

Aperçu de la situation

12 Apr 2016 description

Iraq: The humanitarian situation in besieged Fallujah continues to deteriorate. Supply lines have been cut off since December, when government forces surrounded the city. Islamic State is reportedly preventing people from leaving. Prices of basic food stuffs are 500% above December prices for the third consecutive month. Acute shortages of food, medicine and fuel, as well as cases of starvation and suicide, have been reported.

08 Apr 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Des milliers de personnes déplacées ont de nouveau pris la fuite

  • Près de 4 000 ménages retournés, déplacés et autochtones assistés en vivres et articles ménagers essentiels au sud de Lubero.

Aperçu de la situation

29 Mar 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Sud Lubero: Plus de 2 800 ménages retournent dans leurs villages d'origine.

  • Assistance en vivres pour 1 800 ménages déplacés à Nyanzale.

  • 200 maisons et 31 écoles endommagées par une forte tempête à Oicha.

Aperçu de la situation

04 Mar 2016 description

 ECHO Daily Flash of 04 March 2016

I. International

01 Feb 2016 description

Welcome to Issue 43 of THE ASSESSOR, WFP’s Food Security Analysis e-Newsletter!

• “VAM Talks” Podcast Goes Live

• mVAM in Malawi

• ALNAP Case Study on mVAM

• El Niño Implications and Scenarios for 2015/16

• Focus on the El Niño impact in the Southern African Region

• Market Analysis

• Food Security Information Network

• Emergency Food Security Assessments

• Baseline Studies

• Inter-Agency Work

• Capacity Development and Guidance

• Gender Analysis in VAM

19 Jan 2016 description

Nigeria: An outbreak of Lassa viral haemorrhagic fever was announced in Nigeria on 8 January. At least 140 suspected cases and 30 confirmed cases, including 53 deaths, have been reported in 14 states. The indicated case fatality rate stands at 37.9%.

Gambia: Almost 182,000 people (9% of the population) are severely food insecure after erratic rains caused drought and crop failure. Most affected regions are Upper River, West Coast, and Northern Bank.

12 Jan 2016 description

DRC: Violence between Hutu and Nande, in Miriki, Lubero, Nord-Kivu, allegedly over land, has left 17 dead and over 20,000 displaced. The displaced urgently need food and drinking water.

Iraq: In Ramadi and Hawija, Islamic State has stalled civilians’ attempts to escape conflict zones and persecution. People from Hawija must trek for two days across mountainous terrain to reach safety: 60 people were reported to have died on the journey between November 2015 and January 2016.

05 Jan 2016 description

Zimbabwe: A poor 2014/2015 harvest coupled with delayed onset of rains this cropping season have left 1.5 million people facing food insecurity from January through March 2016. Government maize stocks are dangerously low and humanitarian food assistance plans underfunded. Over 850,000 people urgently require assistance.

22 Dec 2015 description

Snapshot 16–22 December 2015

Cameroon: 2.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. 2.4 million are in need of protection assistance, predominantly in the Far North Region. The government has reportedly urged men to join self-defence groups in the northern areas affected by Boko Haram. The same reports suggest the government has made provisions in its 2016 budget to support the self-defence groups.

24 Nov 2015 description

Somalia: Flooding has affected 132,000 people and displaced an estimated 60,000 as low-lying areas of Mogadishu have now been inundated, as well as areas of Middle Shabelle and Lower Juba. Main supply roads are impassable and some airstrips unusable The middle and lower reaches of the Shabelle River remain at high risk of flooding.

20 Nov 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 460 000 personnes, soit 5 % de la population de l’ex-Province Orientale, sont en insécurité alimentaire.

  • Des catastrophes naturelles (inondations et grêle) ont affecté environ 44 000 personnes dans la Province de l’Ituri.

Aperçu de la situation

19 Nov 2015 description


  • UN agencies temporarily suspend humanitarian operations in CAR due to ongoing insecurity in September and October

  • USG provides $30 million in FY 2016 funding to CAR crisis


17 Nov 2015 description

Yemen: 14.4 million people are now food insecure: two million more than in June and four million more than before the escalation of conflict in March. 7.6 million people are severely food insecure. Heavy fighting continues, in particular in Al Dhalee and Taizz governorates. Peace talks between Houthi and government representatives, which were expected to begin mid-November, are yet to take place.

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

17 Jun 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Global response in 2014

UNICEF and partners responded to 294 humanitarian situations of varying scales in 98 countries in 2014. This includes large-scale Level 3 responses for the crises in the Central African Republic, Iraq, the Philippines, South Sudan, the Syrian Arab Republic and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Some of the major highlights from 2014 include:

• UNICEF Country Offices responded to 294 humanitarian situations of varying scales in 98 countries. This includes the response to six Level 3 emergencies;