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25 May 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The Darfuri refugees living in Djabal camp in eastern Chad have refused the proposal made by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and a Chadian health organisation to contribute to the costs of treatment. Last Thursday, the students in the Chadian camps concluded their school exams.

The refugees refused the proposal on the basis that they have been paying the Chadian Adsak organisation for four years for “treatment vouchers”, the coordinator of Djabal camp told Radio Dabanga.

25 May 2015 description
report Government of Peru

HECHOS:

Desde marzo del 2015, debido a las constantes e intensas precipitaciones pluviales se originaron deslizamientos y huaycos que afectaron viviendas, locales públicos, áreas de cultivo y vías de comunicación en los distritos de la provincia de Cutervo.
Códigos SINPAD: 00069638, 00069811, 00069806, 00069800, 00069760,00069652, 00069376, 00069414, 00069842, 00069843, 00069409, 00069252, 00069897, 00069412, 00069200, 00069551, 00069380.

25 May 2015 description
report Government of Peru

HECHOS:

Desde el 15 de marzo 2015, debido a las intensas precipitaciones pluviales que se vienen presentando en la provincia de Ayabaca, se registraron deslizamientos, derrumbes e inundaciones afectando viviendas, locales públicos, vías de comunicación y áreas de cultivo en los distritos de Ayabaca, Lagunas, Frías, Jilili y Suyo. Códigos SINPAD: 00069312, 00070093, 00069522, 00070012, 00070004, 00069987, 00070105, 00070085, 00070223.

25 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • Violence has resumed in many areas of Yemen after the five-day humanitarian pause that concluded on 17 May. Delivery of assistance has stopped in some areas due to increased insecurity and limited humanitarian access.

  • Reports from health facilities indicate that at least 1,849 people were killed and 7,394 injured between 19 March and 15 May, the latest date for which figures are available. The total fatality figures are likely to be much higher.

24 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

One month after two major earthquakes devastated Nepal, one in six children in the country are still in urgent need of humanitarian assistance - with increasing risk of chronic physical and emotional conditions. Food, water and shelter are still the top priorities for aid in the affected districts. In the past month, UNICEF has worked with partners to distribute tents, tarpaulins, hygiene kits, therapeutic foods, medical kits, information/education/communication materials, plastic buckets, school-in-a-box and early childhood development kits.

24 May 2015 description

Al menos 282 habitantes de comunidades afrocolombianas, se desplazaron de zona rural de Guapi (Cauca) a la cabecera municipal, por temor ante bombardeos y operativos militares en contra de las FARC-EP que se presentaron el 22 de mayo.

La Personería Municipal está tomando declaraciones y consolidando censo de población desplazada (ver Tabla).

24 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Since 14 May 2015, increasing violence in central Ramadi caused a new wave of displacement from the Anbar Governorate. Ramadi City has been reported as under control of armed opposition group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) since 17 May 2015.

  • The IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) reported over 133,000 newly displaced individuals (as of 8 May, 2015) spread across 15 governorates of Iraq.

  • The Governorates worst-affected by the Ramadi displacements are Anbar, Babylon, Baghdad and Sulaymaniyah.

24 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • Tens of thousands displaced across Anbar Governorate as ISIL takes over Ramadi City

  • Hundreds of displaced families stranded at Bzbiz Bridge, as well as other checkpoints, unable to reach safety

  • Food, WASH supplies and other essential relief items rapidly deployed to multiple sites hosting Ramadi IDPs

  • Kerbala evictions of over 1,100 IDP families halted after high-level support provided

24 May 2015 description

Conflict and displacement in Kunduz province has been constant throughout 2015. With no lull in fighting during the winter season, displacement within and from various provincial districts (Imam Sahib, Qalazai, Chahar Dara, Dashte Archi) to the urban area continued almost unabated through the first quarter of the year.

24 May 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Drought Phase: ALERT

Biophysical Indicators

  • Biophysical indicators show some unusual fluctuations outside the expected seasonal range. o Good rainfall was received in the month -above normal. o The vegetation condition index VCI-3month is below normal.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators:

  • There are decreased livestock migrations in search of water and pasture. Minimum security related/restricted animals movements were reported.

23 May 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Sud-Kivu : Plus de 9 300 Burundais ont trouvé refuge dans les territoires d’Uvira et de Fizi.

  • Nord-Kivu: Plus de 275 000 déplacés internes difficilement accessibles dans Rutshuru et Beni.

  • Province Orientale : L’insécurité handicape la lutte pour la sécurité alimentaire en Irumu.

  • Katanga : Le mauvais état des routes freine l’assistance dans le Territoire de Malemba Nkulu.

Des réfugiés burundais affluent au Sud-Kivu

23 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • Refugees from Burundi have been arriving at the Northwest borders of Tanzania since the beginning of May as they flee violence and political turmoil in Burundi. As of 19 May, UNHCR reported an estimated 63,653 Burundi refugees have reached Tanzania and its borders seeking shelter and safety. Of concern is the 35,000 refugees living in rough conditions in the lakeside village of Kagunga awaiting to be transported to the established camp.

23 May 2015 description

Abris/NFIs
- Distribution des kits complets NFIs aux retournés des villages de Ndabissoua, Ouago, Zabé, Idjama, et Mourouh.
- Distribution des bâches pour les ménages dont la toiture est en mauvais état.
- Aide à la reconstruction d’abris pour les maisons en mauvais état.

23 May 2015 description
report Ayuda en Acción

EN PUNA Y CKOCHAS, MÁS DE 12 MIL PERSONAS TENDRÁN UNA VIDA MÁS DIGNA

Un nuevo programa de desarrollo, en los municipios de Puna y Ckochas del departamento de Potosí fue puesto en marcha este año por la Fundación Ayuda en Acción, junto el Instuto Poli- técnico Tomas Katari (IPTK) gracias a la voluntad solidaria de las familias españolas que han de- cido ser parte del desarrollo de esta región y poner su granito de arena en el compromiso de construir un mundo mejor.

23 May 2015 description

I am pleased to announce that Australia will provide additional support to the long-term recovery of Vanuatu from Tropical Cyclone Pam, the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in Vanuatu.

Cyclone Pam caused severe damage to housing, health centres, schools and other critical infrastructure in affected areas, and to Vanuatu’s key industries of tourism and agriculture.

Australia provided an early life-saving package of more than $10 million, including deployment of disaster response, medical and search and rescue teams.

23 May 2015 description
  • A total of 104 areas across Syria were assessed in order to give a comprehensive account of the humanitarian situation there, and to inform a proper response in all sectors.

  • Total population in the assessed areas was about 11.5 million. More than 34% of them were IDPs.

  • More than 4.4 million people were reported to be in acute need of humanitarian assistance.

  • Providing medicine and medical equipment is the most urgent intervention needed in the health sector.

23 May 2015 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Situation of refugees & displaced people in Far-North in numbers

  • 106,000 TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE (IDPS) (OCHA, APRIL 2015)

  • 34,368 TOTAL NUMBER OF REFUGEES IN CAMPS (UNHCR, APRIL 2015)

  • 39,000 TOTAL ESTIMATED SAM CASELOAD IN THE FAR NORTH IN 2015

23 May 2015 description
report World Bank
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Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee May 27, 2015

JERUSALEM, May 21, 2015 - Blockades, war and poor governance have strangled Gaza's economy and the unemployment rate is now the highest in the world according to the latest World Bank economic update. The report will be presented to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), a forum of donors to the Palestinian Authority, at the bi-annual meeting in Brussels on May 27, 2015.

23 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· The situation in South Sudan has drastically deteriorated in the past two weeks, with heavy fighting on-going across Unity and Upper Nile states. 100,000 people have been displaced and 650,000 have been cut off from aid as humanitarian organizations have been forced to withdraw from affected areas.