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28 Jul 2016 description

VIENNA, 28 July 2016 – Urgent steps are needed by the sides in eastern Ukraine to ensure full respect for the ceasefire and reduce the impact of the violence on civilians, said the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group Martin Sajdik and the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Ertugrul Apakan in their addresses to the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna today.

28 Jul 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Since the summer of 2015 Slovenia has been witnessing an increase in the number of migrants from Croatia on the Slovenian border, due to the rapidly changing migration route in the region. The first larger groups of 278 migrants arrived at the Slovenian border with Croatia on 18 September 2015.

28 Jul 2016 description

Au moins 109 millions de dollars nécessaires pour fournir des semences et des intrants agricoles et pour rendre de nombreux autres services.

28 juillet 2016, Rome - Avant que ne commence les préparations du sol pour la campagne principale dans quelques semaines, près de 23 millions de personnes en Afrique australe ont besoin d'une aide urgente pour produire suffisamment afin de se nourrir et d'éviter d'être dépendants de l'aide humanitaire jusqu'à la mi-2018, a indiqué aujourd'hui la FAO.

28 Jul 2016 description
report Redhum

Bolivia, 27 de Julio 2016 Fuente: La Razon

El Gobierno proyecta políticas de emergencia para enfrentar al fenómeno climático de La Niña en agosto y septiembre, cuya principal característica son las sequías, según informó este miércoles el ministro de Desarrollo Rural y Tierras, César Cocarico.

"Nos estamos preparando para la temporada del fenómeno de La Niña, este fenómeno puede caracterizarse por la sequía, aunque de acuerdo a los informes de especialistas habrían lluvias en agosto y septiembre", dijo.

28 Jul 2016 description
report European Union

The European Union and the High Judicial Council inaugurated yesterday the new improved facility of the Jenin Courthouse in Jenin, north of the West Bank. The event took place in the presence of Chief of Justice Sami Sarsour, General Attorney Dr Ahmad Barrak, representatives of the Ministry of Public Works, the Ministry of Finance and Planning, and the EU Representative Office.

28 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Refugee returns from Kenya to Somalia continue

• Post-Gu assessment projects a gloomy food security outlook

• AWD/cholera cases decline due to robust response

• Humanitarian funding to Somalia declines but needs remain high

Refugees continue to trickle back home

Some 11,000 Somalis return from Kenya in the first half of 2016

28 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • In June 2016, WFP exceeded the monthly targets for both food assistance and Commodity Vouchers distributions through Traders’ Network (CV-TN) programmes. WFP reached 3.6 million people with food assistance (of which 49 percent were women and girls) and 609,258 with commodity vouchers (50 percent women and girls). Due to resourcing constraints, WFP continues to distribute a reduced entitlement amounting to 75 percent of its full individual entitlement.

28 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP Tunisia participated and made decisive contributions in a first consultation at WFP headquarters to formulate a joint vision and roadmap for regional school meals to be adopted by key stakeholders and donors at a high-level meeting in autumn 2016.

  • WFP assisted the Ministries of Education and Agriculture in devising a Memorandum of Understanding and plan of action for the implementation of the school feeding pilots and establish a department dedicated to the management of the school feeding programme in Tunisia.

28 Jul 2016 description

Paris, France | AFP | Thursday 7/28/2016 - 13:24 GMT

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and his British counterpart Boris Johnson called Thursday for the Syrian regime and its allies to end their "disastrous" siege on the city of Aleppo.

"The ministers solemnly called upon the Syrian regime's allies to bring an immediate end to these operations which violate the truce agreed in Munich, and international law," they said in a joint statement after a meeting in Paris.

28 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • Over a period of three months, 5910 floodaffected families received cash disbursements totaling USD 1 million which they could use through a mobile platform to buy food and other items of basic necessity.

  • The Government of Paraguay has expressed interest in carrying out a Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping (VAM) study in indigenous territories.

Operational Updates

28 Jul 2016 description

Kathmandu, Nepal | AFP | Thursday 7/28/2016 - 12:21 GMT

Floods and landslides in Nepal and India have killed more than 90 people in recent days, with at least two million residents forced to flee their homes, officials said Thursday.

Nepal has been worst hit, with homes and bridges destroyed after days of torrential monsoon rains, although water levels were now slowing receding.

28 Jul 2016 description

Key messages

  • The humanitarian situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate. As a result of military operations in Fallujah and Northern provinces of Ninewa and Salah al Din in May and June 2016, over 150 000 people have been displaced. According to the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Iraq accelerated military operations in the Mosul corridor could increase the number of displaced in country by two additional million. Since January 2014, 3.4 million Iraqis have been internally displaced.

28 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 120 cases of Acute Jaundice Syndrome in Sortony, North Darfur.

  • Funding challenges for mobile health clinics supporting IDPs in Blue Nile State.

  • South Sudanese refugees in East Darfur to be relocated.

  • Almost 43,000 people affected by rains and flooding in parts of Sudan.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

Displaced people in Sudan (as of Dec 2015) - Up to 3.2 million

Displaced people in Darfur (as of Dec 2015) - Up to 2.6 million

28 Jul 2016 description

By: Resident Coordinator's Office

Freetown, July 14: A new project aimed at accelerating risk management in the health sector in three most Ebola-affected countries, has been launched in Freetown, following a three-day inception workshop that ended July 14.

28 Jul 2016 description
  • Heavy rain has continued to affect several parts of the country over the past few weeks, especially the northern and north-eastern provinces, causing more floods. Approx. 116 mm of rain in 24 h were recorded in Sialkot town (Punjab province) and 79 mm in Kakul city (Khyber Paktunkhwa province) over 26 - 27 July.

  • According to local media, as of 28 July early morning (UTC), 22 people have been killed, 60 have been injured and several houses have been damaged in the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Paktunkhwa.

28 Jul 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

Il faut continuer sur cette voie en menant des enquêtes et en engageant des poursuites en justice

28 Jul 2016 description

The European Commission has today announced €40 million in emergency humanitarian assistance for people affected by the crisis in South Sudan, bringing the total support from the Commission to €103 million for 2016.

The funding comes as the humanitarian situation worsens in the country, with 15 000 people displaced following the eruption of renewed fighting in the capital Juba earlier this month.

28 Jul 2016 description

By Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, United Nations, New York, 28 July 2016, 10:38 UTC

NEW YORK – The world faces an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. On the 65th anniversary of the United Nations refugee convention being adopted, there are now 65 million displaced people globally, the highest number since World War II. Around one-third of that number are refugees; at least half of those are children. Yet the only attempt to find an international solution to this most urgent of problems is now being gutted and delayed.

28 Jul 2016 description

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of IDMC between 1 April and 30 June 2016.

Feature article: Global Report on Internal Displacement 2016