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14 Feb 2017 description
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35-40,000
people displaced, most of them temporarily
50,000
people reached with winter-related assistance in various areas across Ar-Raqqa
8,428
people were supported with food assistance
$79m
funding gap for the Ar-Raqqa preparedness plan and response efforts

Highlights

  • On 6 November 2016, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) initiated Operation Wrath of Euphrates and advanced towards Ar-Raqqa city.

14 Feb 2017 description

Key Issues

  • Ethiopia Humanitarian Fundsupported projects are addressing priority needs in targeted drought - affected areas

  • Pastoralists continue to settle in temporary sites as drought conditions deepen in Somali region

Ethiopia Humanitarian Fund-supported projects are addressing priority needs in affected areas

13 Feb 2017 description
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Highlights

• As of 12 February, 152,448 individuals are currently displaced as a result of on-going fighting. Between 6 February and 12 February, the net number of people displaced reduced by 10,000 people. In total, since 17 October 2016, nearly 200,000 people have been displaced, of whom some 46,200 have returned to their places of origin.

13 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • Fighting somewhat subsided, but the situation remains highly volatile in eastern Ukraine. Civilian casualties and damage to infrastructure continue to be reported.

  • Government and humanitarian partners redoubled efforts to meet the most critical needs.

  • New response coordination tools are launched: (needs and response tracking e-tool; a logistics center in Kramatorsk).

Situation overview

13 Feb 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• A new NRC/ATR report to be released soon highlights that the humanitarian community in Afghanistan must do more to improve access and meet needs in hard to access areas if it is to uphold humanitarian principles.

• UNAMA’s 2016 Protection of Civilians report reveals that civilian casualties last year hit a record high; with more children than ever before recorded as affected.

• We speak to Basia Haidari, a female aid worker for IMC in Kunduz, who tells us about the importance of having female staff to reach vulnerable Afghan women.

12 Feb 2017 description

Desde el 4 de febrero la comunidad indígena Santa Rosa de Guayacán de la etnia Wounaan Nonam, compuesta por 153 personas (31 familias) presenta fuertes restricciones a su movilidad como consecuencia de las acciones violentas y la presencia de hombres armados en el territorio, presumiblemente miembros de un Grupo Armado Postdesmovilización (GAPD).

10 Feb 2017 description

DESTACADOS

• 2016 cerró con 10.7 millones de personas afectadas, 10 % más que en 2015.

• Las inundaciones ocupan el primer lugar en tipo de desastre en la región, aunque la sequía genera el mayor número de personas afectadas.

• La temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico fue la más activa desde 2012 y las más mortal desde 2005.

• Durante 2016, Naciones Unidas solicitó fondos por US$339 millones en la región.

• 2016 marcó el 25 aniversario de la Resolución 46/182 de la ONU.

10 Feb 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 2016 closed with 10.7 million people affected, 10 per cent more than in 2015.

• Floods are the most frequent type of disaster in the region, although drought affected more people.

• The Atlantic hurricane season was more active than 2012 and more deadly than 2005.

• The United Nations requested funding for US$339 million for emergencies in the region.

• 2016 marked the 25th anniversary of UN Resolution 46/182.

More than 10 million people affected by disaster in 2016

10 Feb 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 1,100 structures demolished or seized by Israeli authorities in 2016 in the West Bank, the highest on record since 2009, and double those of 2015.

  • Over 12,500 final demolition orders outstanding against Palestinian-owned structures across Area C.

  • The oPt Humanitarian Fund allocated $ 3 million to support 181,000 Palestinians at risk of displacement and/or facing safety hazards due to the winter weather conditions.

09 Feb 2017 description

Este documento fue elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC[1] y con información suministrada por miembros del Equipo Local de Coordinación (ELC)

El pasado 3 de febrero aproximadamente 50 familias[2], de la comunidad de Canchidó en Lloró, se desplazaron hacia la cabecera municipal como consecuencia de la presencia y las acciones violentas de 70 miembros de las Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia (AGC)/ Clan del Golfo. El 2 de febrero, un miembro de la comunidad fue asesinado, por miembros del grupo armado.

09 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • More than 1 million people received cash or inkind food assistance in January. Some 5.1 million people are projected to face “emergency” and “crisis” levels of food insecurity in the coming months.

  • Measles vaccination campaign targeting 4 million children is underway.

  • A total 98 people airlifted to Maiduguri for treatment following the 17 January Rann airstrike.

  • UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocates US$22 million to assist 2.6 million people in the north-east.

09 Feb 2017 description

Latest Developments

Two Palestinian men were killed and five were injured following the collapse of a tunnel under the border between Gaza and Egypt on 9 February; the circumstances remain unclear.

Biweekly highlights

09 Feb 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il a été publié par le Sous-bureau OCHA de Kaga-Bandoro et couvre la période du 29 janvier au 05 février 2017. Sur le plan géographique, il couvre les préfectures de Bamingui-Bangoran, Kémo, Ouham et Nana-Gribizi.

FAITS ESSENTIELS

• Incendie d’un bloc du site de la MINUSCA le 01 février 2017 : 718 abris incendiés et 78 autres détruits par prévention

09 Feb 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il a été publié par le Sous-bureau OCHA de Kaga-Bandoro et couvre la période du 23 au 29 janvier 2017. Sur le plan géographique, il couvre les préfectures de Bamingui-Bangoran, Kémo, Ouham et Nana-Gribizi.

FAITS ESSENTIELS

• 8 maisons incendiées au quartier Baipo 1 du 23 au 24 janvier 2017 par des individus non identifiés

09 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Livelihoods destroyed

  • 12 million targeted for assistance

  • Yemen Pooled Fund expands engagement with national partners

  • Over 1.3 million people in access restricted areas across Yemen

“I have nothing left to sell, except my soul.”

Airstrikes on Amran’s Cement Factory

09 Feb 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Des structures médicales dépourvues de kits médicaux pour soigner les victimes de violences sexuelles

  • La zone de santé de Kinda en crise nutritionnelle, selon le PRONANUT

  • Action contre la faim lance un projet de six mois pour lutter contre la malnutrition

Aperçu de la situation

09 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Thousands of displaced children are out of school in Golo (Central Darfur State), while those attending schools are studying in overcrowded classrooms, according to the national NGO SCF.

  • Aid organisations providing education assistance have supported 50,300 displaced children in Central Darfur, since October 2016.

  • Humanitarian organisations have started providing health services in Jebel Marra.

08 Feb 2017 description

La comunidad afrocolombiana de Palestina[2], compuesta por 164 personas3, ubicada en el municipio del Litoral de San Juan, departamento del Chocó, se encuentra confinada dentro de su comunidad desde el 8 de enero de 2017. El factor detonante que ocasiona el confinamiento es el temor por la presencia de artefactos explosivos improvisados (AEI) en su territorio, generado por la detonación de tres de estos que dejaron un infante de marina herido.

07 Feb 2017 description

Nariño

333
Personas afectadas

77
Familias aprox.

30
Estudiantes afectados

65
Viviendas averiadas

5
Viviendas destruidas