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28 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 22–28 July 2015

Somalia: More than 10,000 people have been displaced in Lower Shabelle and Bay regions since AMISOM and Somali armed forces began their offensive. Al Shabaab has lost control of Bardhere in Gedo and Dinsoor in Bay. In accessible areas of Hudur town, Bakool, 33% GAM and 19% SAM were observed in a MUAC assessment in July – a significant deterioration since June. Very critical malnutrition rates persist in Bulo Burde, Hiraan.

24 Jul 2015 description
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Arrivé au terme de sa mission au Tchad, Bruno Maes, Représentant de l’UNICEF dresse un bilan de la mise en œuvre du programme de coopération Tchad-UNICEF depuis 2012.

N’DJAMENA (Tchad), le 24 Juillet 2015 – Arrivé au terme de sa mission au Tchad, Bruno Maes, Représentant de l’UNICEF depuis janvier 2012, a dressé un bilan de la mise en œuvre du programme de coopération Tchad-UNICEF et projeté ainsi les perspectives au cours d’une rencontre ce jour avec Son Excellence Monsieur le Premier Ministre, M. Kalzeubet Pahimi Deubet.

24 Jul 2015 description
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UNICEF and the Government of Chad programme of cooperation since 2012

Dear friends,

The past three years have been an exceptional journey for UNICEF in Chad. As the country began to rebuild itself after the end of the conf lict in 2008, doors have been opened for UNICEF and our many donors and partners to signif icantly advance children’s and women’s rights.

23 Jul 2015 description

DEVELOPPEMENTS MAJEURS

Le HCR est en discussion avec les autorités locales en vue de l’organisation des convois humanitaires avec un couloir sécurisé afin de bouger les civils nigérians qui se trouvent encore dans les localités frontalières. Selon les autorités locales, plus 3044 personnes de nationalités nigériane et tchadienne ont été recensées aux alentous de Fotokol.

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.

14 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • On 30 June, the National Assembly of Chad ratified the law project prohibiting child-marriages; a significant victory that will create a favorable environment for the implementation of UNHCR’s child protection strategy and also an encouraging step in addressing SGBV.

  • Two deadly attacks (15 and 29 June 2015) attributed to Boko Haram and directed mainly against defense and security forces at Ndjamena left 38 people dead and over one hundred wounded.

14 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 8–14 July 2015

Yemen: More than 1,500 civilians have been killed since conflict began to escalate in March, and airstrikes and fighting continue despite the agreement to a six-day humanitarian pause over 11–17 July. There are now 1.26 million IDPs in the country – a 24% increase since mid-June. Only 20% of the fuel needed is available in the country, which is impacting upon all basic needs.

11 Jul 2015 description
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Highlights

· As of 20 June, the movement of 41,523 people has been reported in the Lake region (excluding influx to other areas): 14,870 refugees, 12,485 Chadian returnees and 14,168 internally displaced persons.

· Two inter-agency UN missions including national NGOs and the National Commission for Refugees were conducted in the Lake Chad islands of Koulfoua and Tchoukoutalia pairing needs assessment with initial rapid assistance to people displaced by the Nigerian crisis who had so far received little or no aid.

08 Jul 2015 description

This Operations Update n° 4 announces a revision in the Emergency Appeal, with a budget reduced to a total of CHF 851,786 (decreased from CHF 1m) to enable the IFRC to support the Niger Red Cross Society (NRCS) to deliver assistance to a total of 50,000 beneficiaries (decreased from 80,000), and extending the operation for an additional six months (to December 2015). This revision is largely due to the deterioration of the security situation in Diffa region and a resulting lack of access preventing the planned implementation resulting in some activities unachieved.

07 Jul 2015 description
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Highlights

  • According to the IOM DTM report in April, there are 1.3 million IDPs in the three North East states, indicating almost 300,000 newly displaced people since February.

  • The numbers of IDPs in the camps in Yola have reduced from almost 22,000 people reported in the IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix report of April 2015 to just over 5,300 people.

07 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 1–7 July 2015

Syria: Civilian deaths made up 81% of the total death toll in June, which was 2,137, bringing the total number of people killed so far in 2015 to 11,000. 705,000 people have been displaced in the first five months of this year: 439,000 were internally displaced, and the vast majority of the rest fled to Turkey.

30 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 24–30 June 2015

Burundi: Turnout at the parliamentary elections was low. Voting stations were targeted and there was a spate of grenade attacks in the capital: several people were injured. Around 1,000 Burundians are leaving the country every day: 62,000 refugees are now in Tanzania, 45,000 in Rwanda, and 10,600 in DRC.

South Sudan: Households in some areas of Unity and Upper Nile states are suspected to be facing Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) food security outcomes. 5–8% of the country’s population are suffering severe acute malnutrition.

23 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 17–23 June 2015

Yemen: 2.3 million more people are food insecure than in March – the total is now at 12.9 million people. 279 children have been killed and 402 injured in the conflict, out of almost 2,600 total deaths and 11,000 injured. 53 health facilities have been damaged. Peace talks have ended with no agreement.

22 Jun 2015 description
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Situation in numbers

53,936 Nigerian refugees, Chadians IDPs and returnees (OCHA, June 2015)

1,496 children under 5 with severe acute malnutrition admitted in nutritional centers in Lake Region (UNICEF, April 2015)

16 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 10–16 June 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone and Guinea: Weekly Ebola case incidence has risen for two consecutive weeks. Guinea recorded 16 new cases in the week to 7 June, five from unknown chains of transmission. Sierra Leone recorded 15 cases, the highest weekly total since late March. It has extended the state of emergency for 90 days.

15 Jun 2015 description
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Highlights

  • More than 10,000 people have been newly displaced as a result of a Boko Haram attack on Niger from Lake Chad at the end of April and the resulting Niger military operations in the area. The Governor of Diffa called on the population to leave the targeted area. The newly displaced remain a highly mobile population, with thousands in hard to reach islands.

12 Jun 2015 description

REGIONAL SITUATION ANALYSIS

In May, large scale displacement persisted in Nigeria (about 1.5 million IDPs) and in neighbouring Chad, Cameroon and Niger (167,789 refugees). The security situation remains unstable. Insurgents continue to launch raids in north-eastern Nigeria despite the announcement of the Nigerian army of having them pushed back.

12 Jun 2015 description

POPULATION

18,384 Estimated Nigerian refugees 6,393 refugees in Dar Es Salam camp
14,420 IDPs in the Lake Region

HIGHLIGHTS

  • After several attacks of insurgents in Niger and the response by Niger’s armed forces to the attacks on the villages in the Lake over 2,000 Niger nationals fled to Chad. A great number of them concentrated in the city of Karam (about 40 km north of Bagasola) from where transfers to Bagasola and Dar Es Salam camps have started.

09 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 3-9 June 2015

Yemen: 20 million people, close to 80% of the population, are estimated to need humanitarian aid. 500,000 people were displaced in May, bringing the total displaced since 26 March to more than 1 million. The escalation in the conflict has meant two million more people are food insecure, and six million more lack access to healthcare, and 9.4 million lack access to safe water.

06 Jun 2015 description
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Highlights:

  • According to the IOM DTM report in April, there are 1.3 million IDPs in the three North East states, indicating almost 300,000 newly displaced people since February.

  • Spontaneous returns have been registered, especially in Adamawa and the UN, in collaboration with the government of Nigeria, is planning a joint needs assessment of the areas of return later this month focusing on both humanitarian and livelihood/early recovery needs of the IDPs.