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Central African Republic (CAR) Situation Report No. 36 (as of 30 July 2014)

Highlights

  • A three-day peace talk was held in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, from 21 July, attended by delegates of various political groups and resulting in the signing of a cessation of hostilities, but clashes between the armed groups continued.

  • Since 1 January, 13,698 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted for treatment across the country. This represents 82 per cent of the SRP target of 16,800 children suffering from SAM.

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Nigeria + 15 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook, July 31 – August 6, 2014

  • Heavy rains in parts of eastern Sudan resulted in flooding which damaged infrastructure.

  • Ground conditions continue to deteriorate due to poor rains in northeastern Nigeria, western Chad and Senegal.

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World + 44 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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World + 29 others
Global Weather Hazards Summary July 18-24, 2014

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Above-average rain during the past 30 days has saturated ground conditions and caused localized flooding in parts of South Sudan and southern Sudan. Above-average rains forecast during the next week are expected to increase the risk of localized flash flooding
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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 10 July 2014) [EN/FR]

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The events of December 2013 in the Central African Republic (CAR) has seen of an unprecedented rise of violence and chaos, and has led to the internal displacement of over 1 million people. More than 380,000 people have crossed the borders to neighboring countries and more than 187,251 people have been evacuated to their countries of origin (Chad, Cameroon, Congo, DRC, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, etc.). The closing of the Chad/CAR border has had a considerable impact on the exchanges between the two countries.

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South Sudan + 14 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook July 17 – July 23, 2014

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  • Below-average rains were observed across much of West Africa during the past week.
  • Locally heavy rains continued across saturated areas in South Sudan and southern Sudan.

1) Above-average rain during the past thirty-days has resulted in saturated grounds and localized flooding in parts of South Sudan and southern Sudan. With above-average rain forecast during the next week, the risk for localized flash flooding is elevated.

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Republique Centrafricaine (RCA) Rapport de situation No.33 (au 10 juillet 2014)

Faits saillants:

  • Les affrontements dans et autour du site de PDI de Saint-Joseph à Bambari ont fait 26 morts, 35 blessés et de milliers de déplacés. 34 personnes ont été blessées dans une mosquée à Paoua lors d’une attaque à la grenade.

  • Les derniers chiffres montrent qu’il y a 105 300 PDI à Bangui, soit une baisse de 1,3 pour cent comparativement à la semaine passée.

  • Selon le HCR, du 5 décembre 2013 au 29 juin 2014, plus de 145 000 personnes provenant de la RCA sont devenues des réfugiées dans les pays voisins.

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 9 - 15 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Sudan + 4 others
2014 Revised Strategic Response Plan (June 2014)

Humanitarian partners are seeking $982 million for 419 projects in eleven sectors throughout Sudan. A total of 6.9 million people (about 20 per cent of the population) have been identified as requiring assistance.

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Sudan + 2 others
Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 28 | 7 – 13 July 2014

Health delivery systems in Darfur are severely overstretched, as numbers of newly displaced people in camps increase. And the quality of healthcare is suffering due to a decrease in the number of implementing partners.

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Global Weather Hazards Summary July 11-17, 2014

Flooding possible in Mali, Sudan, and South Sudan; dryness continues in Central America and Haiti

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Heavy and above-average rains since May has oversaturated ground conditions in southern Mali and resulted in rainfall surpluses greater than 200 percent of normal in some locations. With heavy rain forecast for the next week, the risk for new flooding across the region will be increased.

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Central African Republic (CAR) Situation Report No. 33 (as of 10 July 2014)

Highlights

  • Clashes in and around the St. Joseph IDP site in Bambari killed an estimated 26 people, injured 35 and displaced thousands of IDPs.

  • Thirty-four people were injured in a grenade attack on a mosque in Paoua.

  • The latest figures show 105,300 IDPs in Bangui, down 4.3 per cent compared with last week.

  • According to UNHCR, more than 145,000 people from CAR became refugees in neighbouring countries between 5 December 2013 and 29 June 2014.

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Côte d'Ivoire + 11 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook July 10 – July 16, 2014

  • Torrential rains impacted coastal Cote D’Ivoire during the past week.

  • An increase in rain was observed across dry areas in northwestern Ethiopia and southeastern Sudan

1) Heavy and above-average rains since May have oversaturated the grounds of southern Mali and lead to rainfall surpluses greater than 200% of normal in some locations. With heavy rain forecast during the next outlook period, the risk for new flooding across the region will be increased.

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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 - 8 July

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Sudan + 2 others
Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 27 | 30 June – 6 July 2014 [EN/AR]

Aid workers were permitted to assess humanitarian needs in parts of Jebel Marra, where an estimated 100,000 people have been either severely affected or displaced by conflict, for the first time in three years.

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Burundi + 9 others
AU, AfDB Ink Agreement for Improved Access to Rural Water Supply and Sanitation for 5 Million People

The Government of Rwanda, spearheading an African Union-led initiative, and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have signed an agreement aimed at providing at least EUR 50 million (approx. USD 70 million) within an Africa-wide resource mobilization initiative. The initiative will finance improved access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Africa. The agreement was signed on the fringes of the 23rd AU Summit held from 26-27 June 2014 In Malabo (Equatorial Guinea).

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World + 24 others
Global Weather Hazards Summary July 4-10, 2014

Heavy rains in West Africa and Guatemala, with dryness in Haiti, Honduras, and Nicaragua

  1. Heavy and above average rains since the beginning of June have led to oversaturated ground conditions in Sierra Leone, Liberia, southern Guinea, and western Cote D’Ivoire. The heavy downpours forecast during the next week will increase the risk of new flooding across the region.
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World + 33 others
Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 2, July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Prospects for 2014 global cereal production improve further with upward revisions to coarse grains and wheat forecasts, contributing to an enhanced cereal supply outlook for 2014/15.

  • International prices of wheat and maize dropped in June, reflecting favourable production prospects, while rice export quotations increased slightly. Cereal export prices were overall lower than their year earlier levels.

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Sudan + 2 others
Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 26 | 23 - 29 June 2014 [EN/AR]

Limited funding and other constraints are affecting the quality and quantity of WASH services for more than 700,000 displaced people in South Darfur and more than 100,000 in East Darfur.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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