27 Jul 2017 description
As of 25 July, the cumulative number of people who had been temporarily displaced/evacuated in flood-affected states and regions was reported to be almost 140,000.
Witnessing “complete devastation” in districts of Mosul, a senior UN relief official lauded the massive humanitarian effort under way while indicating that the crisis is “far from over,” including for millions of displaced Iraqis.
DRC: UN rights chief names international investigators in Kasai abuses
According to the UN Human Rights Council, the new team of experts is expected to collect and preserve information, and to determine facts and circumstances in accordance with international standards and practice.
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
The supplementary appeal for an additional US$9.5 million is as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees mainly from Cameroon.
report — Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
As people return home to Mosul, homemade bombs and explosives are claiming hundreds of victims and hampering efforts to bring life back to normal.
WHO, UNICEF and national health authorities will launch a nation-wide measles campaign targeting 4.2 million children in November 2017, which requires US$14 million.
Sudan + 2 othersUSAID support brings access to life-saving medicine to nearly 2 million Sudanese people
WHO staff was able to put together an emergency health kit including 80 kinds of medicine for treatment of diarrhoea, pneumonia, diabetes and high blood pressure.
report — Médecins Sans Frontières
Global attention is needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era, with 50 per cent of hospital admissions in MSF hospitals already on treatment and showing signs of clinical failure.
After the battle for West Mosul, evidence of a humanitarian calamity that is now just beginning to unravel paints the picture of a crisis that may go well beyond previous expectations.
report — World Bank
The project, supported by the World Bank in partnership with the NGO Vi Agroforestry, aims to support a total of 60,000 farmers managing 45,000 hectares of farmland in western Kenya.
In addition to ensuring effective and efficient response to outbreaks, the new initiative includes an immediate evaluation of emergencies to capture areas of strength and improvement.
The need to strengthen cooperation with diaspora groups and involve them in the preparation of the Global Compact is highlighted in the New York Declaration in 2016.
Bangladesh + 4 othersLatest humanitarian snapshot highlights landslides in Bangladesh, TS Sonca heading to Viet Nam
infographic — UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
The landslides between June and July are the deadliest in history, with Rangamati and Bandarban the most affected areas; 1,500 people in eight shelter camps are still receiving aid.
report — Norwegian Refugee Council
The food security crisis in north-east Nigeria is forecast to deteriorate between now and the end of August, moving the country even closer to famine, says NRC.
Most of the children in Italy were lone boys from West and Horn of Africa who made the decision to migrate individually, while 91% of children in Greece arrived with their family.
23 Jul 2017 description
South Sudan + 1 otherSexual violence ‘on a massive scale’ in South Sudan leaves thousands in mental distress
report — Amnesty International
Thousands of South Sudanese women and girls, and some men, who have been raped in ethnically-charged sexual attacks in the ongoing conflict are battling mental distress and stigma with nowhere to turn for help, Amnesty says.
22 Jul 2017 description
Humanitarian Coordinator strongly condemns attacks against civilians in Bangassou, CAR
Violence recurred at a time when the aid community is still trying to meet the needs caused by the May 13 attack. The IDP site, humanitarian personnel and their facilities are also targeted.
22 Jul 2017 description
Iraq + 5 othersChildren caught up in violence in Mosul and conflicts in the region need immediate care and protection
report — UN Children's Fund
”The worst of the violence in Mosul may be over but for too many children in Mosul and in the region, extreme suffering continues," said UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.
21 Jul 2017 description
Democratic Republic of the Congo + 3 othersDRC: Funds urgently needed as humanitarian appeal remains less than 25 per cent funded
The United Nations humanitarian chief today called on the world not to forget the DRC, where millions of girls, boys, women and men are suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition.
21 Jul 2017 description
1.7 millones de personas han sido afectadas por El Niño Costero entre enero y abril de 2017. Principalmente, en las regiones de Ancash, La Libertad, Lambayeque y Piura.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)132