WFP Egypt completed distributions to 21,281 Egyptian returnees from Libya under Emergency Operation 200835.
WFP Egypt and the Government of Egypt launched the ‘1,000 days’ project that aims at improving the nutritional status of pregnant and nursing women.
WFP Egypt Country Director delivered the key note speech at the ‘First International Conference on Migration and Refuge Crises.
Challenges to Arab and European Nation States’ hosted by Cairo University.
5,618 people fled to Uganda from South Sudan on the 26th and 27th October.
The population of Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe District increased by 5,336 and now stands at 171,488 refugees.
The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating humanitarian and development agencies on Who is doing What,
This report is produced by OCHA Philippines in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Philippines. It covers the period from 25 to 28 October 2016. This is the last situation report for Typhoon Haima, unless unforeseen developments occur. For more information on the Philippines, go to http://www.unocha.org/philippines or http://reliefweb.int/disaster/tc-2016-000110-phl, or read the Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin.
Round XI of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) reports 1.8 million people displaced across Adamawa, Borno, Gombe and Yobe states, with a further 300,000 displaced to other areas across Nigeria. As the Nigerian Armed Forces drive out Boko Haram insurgents, people are beginning to move back towards their areas of origin. However, rather than moving back to their farms, they are gathering in Local Government Area headquarters, where they feel relatively safe from BH attacks.
Afghanistan is currently facing an escalating humanitarian crisis with the staggering influx of Afghan returnees from Pakistan. UNHCR and IOM estimate that by the 15 March 2017 deadline imposed by the Government of Pakistan for voluntary return and repatriation, the country will receive between 1 – 1.5 million returnees, combined with IDP movement in its the Eastern, Southern and Central regions. An estimated 60 per cent of the returning population are children. UNICEF is scaling up its humanitarian response with IOM, WFP and UNHCR.
Ce rapport est produit par le Bureau des Nations Unies pour la Coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA) en Haïti en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA Haïti et couvre la période du 24 au 26 octobre 2016. Le prochain rapport sera publié le 28 octobre.
806 000 personnes ont besoin d’une assistance alimentaire urgente.
141 493 personnes déplacées sont dans 204 abris provisoires dans les zones affectées, ce qui nécessite des abris et des NFI d’urgence.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haïti, le 26 octobre 2016 – Trois semaines après que l’ouragan Matthew a frappé les côtes d’Haïti, l’UNICEF estime que 22,5 millions de dollars supplémentaires seront nécessaires pour répondre aux besoins pressants des enfants de ce pays, notamment dans les zones dévastées par l’ouragan.
27 October 2016 – The United Nations envoy for education today called for an immediate investigation by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) into what he called a war crime in Syria – the latest attacks on a school compound in the western province of Idlib that left at least 20 pupils and teachers dead.
Share Tweet Share NEW YORK, 27 October 2016 – “Yesterday, when a school compound in Syria was repeatedly attacked, killing dozens of children and teachers, we thought we had seen the depths of depravity.
“Today’s reports of attacks on schools in Douma and western Aleppo should deepen our disgust and outrage.
“This brings the toll to five schools hit since October 11.
“Attacking schools … killing children … is simply inhuman.
Total population in the city: 1.5 to 3 million ind
Est. % of IDPs (of total pop.): 25%- 50%
Date of armed group arrival: June 2014
Date of armed group departure: n/a
Humanitarian access: not possible
Month of data collection (2016): September/October
In response to yesterday’s deadly attack on a school in Idlib and ongoing bombing of schools and hospitals in Syria, Nick Finney, Save the Children’s North-West Syria Country Director, said: “Save the Children is appalled by yesterday’s bombing of a school in Idlib, Syria, which reportedly killed 22 children. There is no excuse for bombing a school or other civilian infrastructure like hospitals, which should be known to the warring parties, and yet we see it happening time and again in Syria.
806,000 people need food assistance urgently.
141,493 displaced people are living in 204 temporary shelters in the affected areas.
774 out of 17,828 schools in the affected areas are damaged or destroyed, leaving 116,000 children out of school.
3,423 suspected cholera cases reported from 4 to 24 October, including 1,065 in Sud and 752 in Grand’Anse Departments
SUIVI DE LA REPONSE HUMANITAIRE 2016
Idlib, near Aleppo in northwest Syria, contains the largest populated area controlled by rebels
BEIRUT, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said air strikes killed at least 22 people in a village in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday, seven of them children
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The national SMART nutritional survey conducted in August-September 2016 reveals global acute malnutrition (GAM) rates of 11.9% and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rate of 2.6%, which are above the alert and emergency thresholds, respectively.
Since January, 127,596 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted for therapeutic care, reaching 66% of the fixed annual target (193,943).
Over 10,500 people are currently displaced and in need of humanitarian assistance. Partners are providing emergency assistance in camps and host communities. The majority of displaced people are sheltering in host communities.
Population movements are fluctuating as the front lines move, including people returning to their homes following improved security conditions in the immediate area.
The rate of Burundi refugee arrivals per day continues to increase with influxes between 173 per day to as high as 453 per day. In addition, DRC refugee arrivals have increased over the past couple of months to as high as 65 per day.
Schools have reopened after the annual break, but attendance is falling short of enrollment numbers, primarily due to shortage of school supplies and classrooms.
This report has been developed collectively with humanitarian partners in the region to inform preparedness and advocacy efforts to mitigate and manage humanitarian risk in the Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region. It presents a four-month trend analysis from June to September 2016 and a humanitarian outlook from October to December 2016. It is the fifth report in the series and updates the previous scenario report which was published in April 2016.