Message: Tropical Storm Matthew impacted CDEMA Participating States - Barbados, Dominica, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The ‘All Clear’ was issued for impacted States and Initial Damage Assessments and Needs Analysis (DANA) teams were deployed. No immediate needs have been identified by the impacted States at the time of this report. Given the projected path of TS Mathew there are now concerns for possible threats to Jamaica, Haiti, Turks and Caicos Islands and Bahamas.
The acute escalation of conflict in eastern Aleppo has resulted in civilian casualties and damage to infrastructure reaching unprecedented levels since the beginning of the Syria conflict. For the 250,000 to 275,000 people remaining in the area, humanitarian assistance and protection from the ongoing conflict is of critical need.
1. Protection (Child Protection / SGBV)
This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 25 February 2014 for CHF 1,136,640 for 12 months to assist up to 10,000 households (50,000 beneficiaries) in 10 IDPs camps in Bangui.
Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 245,476 loan was allocated from the International Federation’s DREF on 23 December 2013 to support this operation.
Operations Update n°1 was issued on 27 March 2014 to update on the operation since its launch
Operations Update n°2 was issued on 14 April 2014
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
The monthly dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends aecting people in need. Partners in Lebanon are working to: 1) ensure humanitarian assistance and protection for the most vulnerable among the displaced from Syria and poorest Lebanese; 2) strengthen the capacity of national and local delivery systems to expand access to and quality of basic services; and 3) reinforce Lebanon’s economic, social, institutional and environmental stability.
Almost four decades of conflict in Afghanistan have led to insecurity and large scale displacement within the country and to neighbouring Iran and Pakistan. Intensified conflict continues to force people out of their homes: this year alone, by the end of August some 245,000 people had already fled to safer places.
- The Government of Jordan has agreed to the UN proposal to re-start life-saving humanitarian assistance to people stranded at the Berm, a no-man's land located at the border between Jordan and Syria.
- The previous food delivery took place on 5 August. It was the first food delivery since the Jordanian authorities closed the border area after a suicide bombing attack that killed several people during an humanitarian aid distribution in Ruqban on 21 June.
- It is estimated that some 75 000 people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in the Berm.
Nigeria - As part of its efforts towards strengthening the capacities of the relevant government agencies to prepare and respond to humanitarian crisis in North-Eastern Nigeria, IOM organized a “Handover Workshop” for officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Red Cross, Humanitarian Partners and relevant NGOs in Abuja on 27 September 2016, to mark the end of its current capacity building project.
Civilians seeking safety from raids flee to Yei town to join tens of thousands there with no means to leave as military operations continue.
By: Rocco Nuri | 30 September 2016
YEI, South Sudan – Ongoing military operations in a previously-peaceful part of South Sudan have trapped an estimated 100,000 people in a town that is facing a humanitarian crisis, raising concerns for civilians’ safety.
- Executive Summary
The reported displacement of tens of thousands of people in South Sudan’s Greater Equatoria region reflects notable deterioration in security throughout July and August 2016. More than two and a half years since the beginning of the current conflict in South Sudan, 2.6 million people remain displaced, including 1.6 million internally displaced people, and 1 million that have crossed into neighboring countries, more than 200,000 of these since July 2016.
1. Executive Summary
The second phase of the multisector assessment took place in three locations in Ikwoto County from 1st – 4th September 2016 and revealed needs among both displaced and host communities, all of which derive from the compound pressures of conflict on existing food insecurity.
30 September, Beijing / Kuala Lumpur. One month after devastating floods struck the northeast region of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is urging international donors to support ongoing relief efforts for hundreds of thousands of people in need.
At least 700,000 residents from Iraq’s second city and surrounding areas will need urgent assistance in the form of food, shelter water and medical support.
By: Matthew Saltmarsh
GENEVA - The anticipated Iraqi military offensive to retake Mosul threatens to produce one of the largest-man made displacement crises of recent times, UNHCR’s representative in Iraq has warned.