SOUTH SUDAN: Measles outbreak has been reported in the Nuba mountains (Sudan), with some 800 cases and 18 deaths confirmed so far. Currently there are about 5000-8000 people on transit to Yida refugee settlement (South Sudan). A vaccination center is going to be set up at the entry to Yida to make sure all eligible children are vaccinated as they arrive.
SOUTH SUDAN: on 26 November, South Sudan launched a 16-day campaign against gender-based violence. The event, which also marked the launch of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, was held under the theme, “Stop sexual and gender based violence and promote peace and co-existence in the state. Let us challenge militarism”. Attended by officials from the government, UNMISS and UN agencies, the launch came amidst reports of serious gender-based violence in the state, which has resulted in some men and women losing their lives.
68,165 Central African refugees live in the DRC
1,655 New arrivals of Central African refugees in Zongo on 15 October due to new surge of violence in Bangui
3,606 DRC refugees returned spontaneously from Uganda
6,813 Former Angolan refugees repatriated since 19 August 2014
1,737 Protection incidents registered in North Katanga
New support will ensure thousands of families can survive the first winter since being forced to flee their homes.
New support from the UK will ensure thousands of families in Iraq can survive the first winter since being forced to flee their homes by ISIL terrorists, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today.
While war rages in Syria, large numbers of refugees put pressure on neighboring countries like Lebanon. Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria are among the weakest.
· The President signed the new IDP law into force on 19 November. The humanitarian community welcomes this move and continues to advocate for harmonization with Governmental Decrees 505, 509, and 595 to ensure comprehensive protection and support for IDPs.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
Heavy rains caused flash floods in Morogoro region, located approximately 270 kilometres West of Dar es Salaam, between 22 and 23 January, 2014. The rains which fell upstream in the regions of Tanga, Dodoma and Manyara overwhelmed the river banks downstream, especially Mkundi River, resulting in disastrous flash floods in 3 districts namely Kilosa, Mvomero and Gairo in Morogoro region.
As at 26th November 2014, Kakuma had received 44,282 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total camp population to 179,126. As at 23rd November 177,221 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49% of the registered population.
An attack earlier this week on Damassak, a town in Nigeria’s Borno State, killed up to 50 people and forced at least 3,000 to flee for their lives to Diffa region, in neighbouring Niger. Dammasak, which lies just a few kilometres from the Niger border, was reportedly captured by Boko Haram on 24 November.
The interagency camp profiling process is an on-going activity promoted, coordinated and delivered by the Shelter/NFI/CCCM Cluster. The information is collected from a number of sources and compiled into a series of a single camp profiles. This document represents single camp profile. The source of information are cluster focal points.
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Kenya - Some 200 households (1,200 people) from communities displaced by communal conflict in Kenya’s Moyale town are set to benefit from new shelters built by IOM.
Inter-communal fighting over resources and political differences – which lasted from August 2013 to January this year – displaced over 30,000 people in Moyale, a town close to the Ethiopian border in Marsabit County. Many people lost everything.
KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Nov. 28 (PIA)-- Around 14 families in Carmen town whose houses were either partly destroyed or totally damaged by tornadoes that hit on October 24 and 25 were given light construction materials to help them rebuild their houses.
Among the materials given to two families in Barangay Manili and twelve in Nasapian were eight pieces of G.I. sheets, eight pieces kalakat, and one kilo umbrella nails.
This map illustrates the refugee camp currently under construction in Al Azraq, Jordan. Using an image collected by the WorldView-1 satellite on 11 November 2014 a total of 12,761 structures were detected. This total includes 2,690 infrastructure and support buildings as well as 10,071 transitional shelters. Preparations are continuing so as to accommodate additional incoming refugees. The previous analysis done by UNOSAT using an image from 26 April 2014 detected a total of 7,333 infrastructure, support buildings and transitional shelters. This is an increase of approximately 74%.
DAKAR, 28 November 2014 (IRIN) -
More than 400,000 people in northeastern Nigeria, who have been forced to flee their homes due to ongoing violence by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, are in "urgent need" of assistance, humanitarian agencies say. This number is likely to increase as attacks against civilians escalate.
1. KHOST & PAKTIKA UPDATE
11/28/2014 - 05:05 GMT
by Ania TSOUKANOVA
From food and clothing to medicines and even jobs -- a charity centre in Kiev tries to offer a warm welcome to thousands fleeing the conflict in Ukraine's east as temperatures drop below freezing.
The courtyard of a decrepit former textile factory in the historic quarter of Kiev is buzzing with people.
Aid groups have moved in to provide assistance to thousands affected by a deadly 5.9-magnitude earthquake in a Tibetan populated area in southwestern China’s Sichuan province, an official from one of the organizations said.
The quake left at least two people dead and injured 54 others, according to reports.
During the three-day training in Juba, the volunteers will be equipped with skills on how to dismantle and assemble mobile tents, and how to erect shelters.
Joseph Lukak, the Red Cross branch director in Central Equatoria State, explains more about the programme.
A summary of the ICRC's activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between July and September 2014.