AFFECTED AREAS Mosul district, Salahuddin governorate
CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT Conflict
FIGURES About 43,000 new displacements between January and 5 March
Famine declared in two counties in South Sudan’s Unity State
UN calls for improved humanitarian access amid ongoing insecurity
Health actors record more than 5,300 suspected cholera cases
Clashes in Upper Nile prompt IOM to temporarily suspend relief activities
GoRSS lifts government restrictions on humanitarian activities in Panyijiar
Health actors respond to ongoing cholera and measles outbreaks
Displaced populations continue to flee to Uganda and neighboring countries
NUMBERS A T A GLANCE
- People in CAR Requiring Humanitarian Assistance (2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview)
- IDPs in CAR (UN - November 2016)
- IDPs in Bangui Displacement Sites (UN - October 2016)
- Central African Refugees in Neighboring Countries (UN - December 2016)
Ongoing conflict displaces populations, exacerbates humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity
Health actors respond to measles outbreak in Wau
South Sudanese refugees continue to flee to neighboring countries
Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GoRSS) officials deported four relief workers in recent weeks, raising concerns regarding restrictions on humanitarian organizations.
• Conflict continues to result in civilian deaths, displacement in eastern DRC
• USAID partners respond to humanitarian needs, despite security constraints
Insecurity increases population displacement, humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity
Relief actors continue cholera response efforts across South Sudan
Ongoing conflict increases number of South Sudanese refugees
Violence, floods displace an estimated 19,000 people in Kaga-Bandoro
Response agencies address needs of populations affected by Bria clashes
Donors pledge nearly $2.3 billion for emergency and long-term activities in CAR; UN releases 2017 HNO
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 30 Oct–5 Nov 2016 and includes updates on influenza, poliomyelitis, Zika fever, MERS CoV, cholera, West Nile virus, and enterovirus detections in Europe.
Fighting displaces populations and exacerbates humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity
UN expresses concern regarding ethnic-based threats
WFP delivers emergency food assistance to 1.9 million people in September
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 23-29 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extensively drug-resistant TB.
According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$414.4 million of humanitarian assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the beginning of 2016.
The UN-coordinated appeal for DRC requests US$690 million. It is currently 53% funded at US$365.2 million.
The US is currently the largest donor this year, having committed/contributed US$143.1 million.
Relief agencies scale up cholera response efforts following CARG declaration of cholera outbreak
IPC analysis in August indicates increase in food-insecure population from 1.7 million to 2 million people
Insecurity—including clashes among armed groups and attacks against humanitarian personnel and assets—in Central African Republic (CAR) continues to result in population displacement and hinder the delivery of life-saving humanitarian assistance.
Mid-September protests, clashes with security forces erupt in Kinshasa and other areas of DRC
Response actors implement health interventions to mitigate yellow fever, cholera transmission
A variety of natural hazards—including cyclical drought, floods, and environmental degradation—are endemic to the East and Central Africa (ECA) region, where conflict, rapid population growth, and limited government response capacity have compounded humanitarian needs over the last decade. Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S.
This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates
Office of the Spokesperson
October 4, 2016
The United States is taking the lead in meeting the unprecedented challenge of the global refugee crisis. At the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees in September, President Obama brought together world leaders on the margins of the UN General Assembly to galvanize additional humanitarian support, improve educational and access to lawful work for refugees, and expand opportunities for refugee resettlement.
United States of America - The United States resettled 84,994 refugees during fiscal year (FY) 2016 ending September 30th – just six people short of the 85,000 target set by the Obama administration last year.
At the same time, the administration announced a new ceiling of 110,000 refugees to be admitted to the US in FY 2017. The FY 2017 total represents a 57 percent increase over two years from the 70,000 refugees admitted to the United States in 2015.