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17 Apr 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

2016: The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 increased to 660,995, as joint assessment teams finalise assessments of those displaced last year. This remains the highest number on record, and a 41 per cent increase on the 470,000 displaced in 2015.

2017: 58,656 individuals have been verified as displaced, with 26 provinces recording some level of forced displacement.

17 Apr 2017 description

Key Issues

  • NGOs encouraged to redirect EHF allocations to AWD response in Somali region

  • Partners to distribute ES/NFIs to displaced people in Gog and Jor woredas of Gambella region

  • Government and partners to launch water chlorination campaign in Somali region

17 Apr 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • La zone de santé de la Rwashi confirmée en épidémie de rougeole

  • Le conflit du Kasaï affecte le Lualaba et le Haut Lomami alors que celui du Tanganyika s’étend au Haut Katanga

  • Pweto et Kasenga en alerte suite à la résurgence du choléra en Zambie ;

  • Plus de 1 500 hectares de champs inondés dans la région de Mufunga Sampwe, Territoire de Mitwaba

Aperçu de la situation

17 Apr 2017 description

Faits saillants

Près de 2 300 personnes déplacées dans les territoires de Kabambare et Shabunda.

Aperçu de la situation

17 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

• More than one million people are currently displaced in the Kasai region, of which 60 per cent come from Central Kasai. This figure has more than doubled compared to the first situation report, due to methodological improvements and new data.

• The assistance continues with 40 humanitarian actors in the field, providing multisector assistance for at least two months, to some 352,000 people in the provinces of Kasai, Central Kasai and Eastern Kasai.

17 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • Over 50,000 people displaced in Ar-Raqqa Governorate since November 2016, of which 20,000 in the month of March only.

  • Concerns over security and the integrity of the Tabqa Dam.

  • Civilian infrastructure severely affected by fighting, however rehabilitated bridges in Menbij enable civilians to cross Euphrates River.

  • Last remaining road out of Ar-Raqqa City to Deir-ez-Zor blocked since 6 March.

Situation Overview

16 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

• The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate and the possibility of famine in 2017 persists. While the Gu rains have started in parts of Somalia, much of the damage to crops and livestock has already been done and the humanitarian situation is expected to continue to deteriorate through June.

14 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Humanitarian community prepares for a new wave of returnees as spring season begins. UNHCR and IOM estimate that between 864,000 and 1.5 million people could return in 2017.

• Results from the first round of IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), recently completed in Nangarhar, Laghman and Kunar provinces, indicate that 1 person in 5 across the three provinces is a returnee.

• NRC constructs transitional shelters in Nangarhar and Laghman provinces for 8,000 undocumented returnees.

14 Apr 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Some 48,000 people displaced by conflict on western coast since January

• Three million people displaced in the last two years

• 120,000 people recently assisted in Taizz and Al Hudaydah

• Seven million people face the threat of famine

On-going conflict increases suffering

Two thirds of Yemen’s population are now vulnerable and need support

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Highlights

  • Hostilities in the northern countryside of Hama increased significantly after a large-scale offensive was launched by non-state armed groups (NSAGs) on 21 March

  • The fighting resulted in the displacement of over 50,000 individuals within Hama governorate, and to nearby governorates, including 12,505 individuals who fled to Idleb Governorate

14 Apr 2017 description

Destacados

● El número total de damnificados y afectados es aproximadamente 1.2 millones personas.

● Las clases en Piura, reiniciarán el 17 de abril; sin embargo, todavía hay algunas escuelas que se encuentran habilitadas como albergues.

● En Piura, los mecanismos de coordinación de la red humanitaria nacional se están fortaleciendo para complementar la respuesta nacional ante las necesidades de quienes se encuentran en albergues y campamentos.

13 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

highlights that 1,832,743 IDPs (326,010 households) remain displaced in the six North-East affected states of Nigeria. Population movements in Borno State (IDPs leaving Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC) to other LGAs and returnees coming from Niger and Cameroon) indicate a rapid rise in numbers of people moving to the newly accessible areas.

13 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

• Since the declaration of the drought emergency by the Government of Kenya in February, humanitarian partners are working together with national authorities to scale up response activities targeting vulnerable people and families in the counties most affected by the drought.

• Over 1, 2 million people were reached in March through WFP, and Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) food and cash programmes.

13 Apr 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD-Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires au Kasaï, Kasaï Central et au Kasaï Oriental. Il couvre la période du 4 avril (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°1) au 12 avril 2017. Le prochain rapport sera publié autour du 18 avril 2017.

Faits saillants

13 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

● Approximately 4,000 displaced families in the Gaza Strip have not been allocated any funding for the reconstruction of their homes.

● Severe access restrictions place some 2,000 Palestinians in the settlement area of Hebron city at risk of forcible transfer.

● New measures aimed at revoking the residency rights of family members of perpetrators of attacks in East Jerusalem raise concerns over collective punishment.

13 Apr 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 85,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Q1 of 2017; the total number is 380,000 since Dec 2013.

  • The national NGO Sanad Charity provided 9,000 South Sudanese refugees, taking refuge in border areas between East Darfur and South Sudan, with food assistance.

  • On 30 March, WFP began to move food assistance to famine-hit and food-insecure people in South Sudan using a newly opened aid corridor.

13 Apr 2017 description

OCHA ROLAC produces this report in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period of 19 March to 12 April 2017. The next summary report should be published around 19 April 2017.

Main Points

Rains are lessening in intensity although forecasted to continue over parts of South America for the next few days.

  • In Peru, The United Nations and the Government launched a Flash Appeal for US$38.8 million to address the needs of 320,000 people. The appeal will finance 88 response projects to be implemented by 25 agencies.

12 Apr 2017 description

Destacados

  • 316 personas muertas, 332 heridas y 103 desaparecidas.

  • 16.919 personas – 5.883 familias censadas (5.089 hombres, 5.857 mujeres, 3.005 niños y 2.931 niñas). Se está en procesos de consolidación de censo y RUD. El 7 de abril finalizó la labor de registro de personas damnificadas.

  • Las organizaciones indígenas han identificado 2.879 personas indígenas damnificadas pertenecientes a 9 pueblos.

  • Habilitados 12 albergues atendiendo a 726 familias – 2.462 personas aproximadamente.

12 Apr 2017 description

Zone Centre

Préfecture de la Nana-Gribizi / Sous-préfecture de Kaga-Bandoro / Kaga-Bandoro