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25 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • As of 23 April, SDF-advances in northern Ar-Raqqa had displaced an estimated 39,000 people to Jib Al-Shaair makeshift camp in Ar-Raqqa governorate.

  • Although the IDPs have since been relocated to a better equipped camp south of Ein Issa, as many as 21,000 new IDPs are expected to arrive to Jib Al-Shaair in the coming days.

  • The UN has dispatched readyto-eat food rations, shelter items and non-food items, and hygiene kits to Jin Al-Shaair, and continues to monitor the situation on the ground.

24 Apr 2017 description

Este documento fue elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC1 y con información suministrada por miembros del Equipo Local de Coordinación de Nariño.

24 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • Bridge crossings at Qayyarah and Nimrud were closed for much of the week due to flooding along the Tigris River, disrupting humanitarian operations.

  • This week, some aid services were also impacted by the temporary suspension of UN missions to western Mosul for four days due to security threats. This temporary suspension was lifted on 22 April.

23 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate and the possibility of famine in 2017 persists. There is also a possibility of El Nino occurring towards the end of the year.

  • Rains have started in Somaliland, western parts of Puntland, Bari and Nugaal regions, while Lower Juba, Lower Shabelle and the coastal areas of Galgaduud and Mudug have remained dry.

23 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • As per the most recent assessment, some 153,012 individuals have been registered in the newly accessible neighborhoods, while 48,173 people originally from former eastern Aleppo still reside with relatives and acquaintances in the western parts of Aleppo city.

  • A total of 17,033 people have been registered in areas under the control of Kurdish forces, and 5,077 remain in Jibreen collective shelter.

23 Apr 2017 description

Destacados

● Más de 1.2 millones de personas se encuentran damnificados y afectados en el país a consecuencia de las lluvias e inundaciones. Más de 400 mil son niños, niñas y adolescentes (NNA).

● El número de personas damnificadas y afectadas en Piura se ha incrementado a 388,927 personas, lo que equivale al 32% del total de la población afectada y damnificada en el país por efecto de las lluvias.

● Aumentan los casos de dengue, Zika y chikungunya con relación al mismo periodo del año anterior.

23 Apr 2017 description

El 20 de abril de 2017 se presentó un desplazamiento masivo de 63 familias – 174 personas (número que podría variar al consolidarse el censo) de las veredas Guayabal, Piscindé y Vuelta Larga, pertenecientes al consejo comunitario Cuenca del Río Iscuandé del municipio de Santa Bárbara, como consecuencia de combates entre el ELN y un grupo armado sin identificar. Varias familias aún se encuentran en la zona, algunas por continuar trabajando y otras por cuidar sus pertenencias.

21 Apr 2017 description

Desde el 28 de marzo, se estima que aproximadamente 550 personas (200 familias) de comunidades indígenas de las etnias Emberá Dóbida y Wounaán, y comunidades afrodescendientes de la cuenca del río Truandó (Pavas, Truandó Medio y Clavellino, Quiparadó Platanillo, Kiparadó La Loma, Juin Duur) y una comunidad del Carmen del Darién (La Madre), se encuentran desplazadas en la cabecera municipal de Riosucio.

21 Apr 2017 description

Mas de 1.000 personas resultaron afectadas por la emergencia desencadenada tras las fuertes lluvias que cayeron sobre Manizales en la noche del 18 de abril, las cuales causaron el deslizamiento del cerro Sancancio e inundaciones en la zona urbana de la ciudad. A la fecha de la publicación de este informe, se registran 17 personas muertas, 66 desaparecidos, 23 heridos, 70 viviendas colapsadas y 400 desalojadas ante el riesgo de nuevos deslizamientos por estar ubicadas en las laderas de los ríos y quebradas. Cerca de 25 barrios fueron afectados por la emergencia.

21 Apr 2017 description

On 17 April, Gaza’s sole power plant (GPP) was forced to shut down completely after exhausting its fuel reserves and being unable to replenish them due to a shortage of funds. Prior to this, the GPP was operating at only approximately half of its capacity, producing nearly 30 per cent of the electricity supplied to the Gaza Strip. On 20 April, electricity supply from Egypt, which accounts for 15 per cent of Gaza’s supply, also came to a halt due to technical malfunctioning that is yet to be repaired.

20 Apr 2017 description

Latest developments 

  • On 19 April, **a Palestinian man drove his vehicle into an Israeli settler at the Gush Etzion junction (Hebron), injuring him, and was subsequently shot and killed** by Israeli forces, according to Israeli media reports.

Biweekly highlights

20 Apr 2017 description
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  • In late March 2017, parties to the Four Towns Agreement reached an agreement whereby, amongst other provisions, evacuations from the “Four Towns” (Madaya, Az-Zabadani, Foah and Kafraya) were to be carried out. Evacuations were also envisaged from Yarmouk camp in Damascus City.

  • On 15 April, the evacuation to Idleb City started for an estimated 2,350 people from Madaya town, and the evacuation to Aleppo City started for 5,000 people from Foah and Kafraya towns.

20 Apr 2017 description

El 6 de abril, 149 personas (49 familias) se desplazaron de la vereda Monte Tarra (Municipio Hacarí) debido a un hostigamiento contra una unidad militar, seguido de combates entre Fuerza pública y el ELN

Producto de las acciones armadas, las personas se desplazaron a otras veredas del municipio para proteger sus vidas. Una persona (civil) que resultó herida, fue trasladada al Hospital Emiro Quintero Cañizares Regional de Ocaña, donde horas más tarde falleció.

20 Apr 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 62 000 nouvelles personnes déplacées internes ont été rapportées depuis une semaine dans la région des Kasaï, dont environ 32 000 dans la province du Kasaï Central et 29 000 dans le Kasaï, suite à des affrontements entre les milices et les FARDC ou des tensions intercommunautaires.

  • L’impact de la crise s’étend au-delà des Kasaï, avec par exemple plus de 11 000 Congolais ayant fui vers l’Angola depuis le 13 avril dernier, et 28 000 personnes qui ont quitté la province du Kasaï pour celle du Lualaba.

20 Apr 2017 description
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  • Over 62,000 new internally displaced persons (IDPs) have been reported in the Kasai region for the past week, in the wake of clashes between the militia and the FARDC or as a consequence of intercommunity tensions. Among them, approximately 32,000 are in Central Kasai Province and 29,000 in Kasai Province.

  • The impact of the crisis extends beyond the Kasai region: over 11,000 Congolese have fled to Angola since 13 April, and 28,000 people have left Kasai province for Lualaba province.

18 Apr 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Military operations to retake Mosul reached the six-month mark this week on 16 April, with the Government of Iraq reporting that as of 16 April a total of 323,000 people were displaced from western Mosul.

  • The cumulative number of IDPs since the beginning of the Mosul operation on 17 October 2016 reached 484,000 people as of 16 April, according to the government. The government reports that 91,000 individuals have returned to eastern Mosul, and around 393,000 people are currently displaced as of 16 April.

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
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  • 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