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28 May 2017 description

The movements of refugee returnees from Banki to Pulka continue and humanitarian groups continue to provide life-saving assistance despite numerous challenges, especially limitations in the water supply. On 27 May, close to 1,300 women, children and men arrived in school buses and trucks, carrying their remaining possessions (such as bicycles, chickens, mattresses, water jugs, and other items).

SITUATION TO DATE (Needs and gaps)

28 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • SDF advances east and west of Ar-Raqqa city resulted in the displacement of over 20,000 people bringing the total number of IDPs tracked since November 2016 to almost 200,000.

  • The Self Administration reportedly decided to enact a rule to prevent IDPs from Ar-Raqqa governorate from leaving Ein Issa camp. Camp management authorities later indicated the rule will not be enforced.

26 May 2017 description

Humanitarian groups continue to provide life-saving assistance to thousands of Nigerian refugees who have returned from Cameroon over the past few weeks and who are transitioning through Banki to Pulka and other towns.

25 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • FAO Somalia Water and Land Information Management (SWALIM) reports that heavy rainfall and flooding along the middle and lower reaches of Shabelle River have destroyed crop land and houses, resulting in the displacement of some households in Mahaday Jowhar and Cali Fool Dheere districts.

25 May 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il a été publié par le Sous-bureau OCHA Bambari et couvre la période du 09 au 21 mai 2017. Sur le plan géographique, il couvre les préfectures de la Ouaka, Basse Kotto, Haute Kotto, Mbomou, Haut-Mbomou et Vakaga.

FAITS ESSENTIELS

  • Basse Kotto : Après Mingala et Alindao, les préfectures de Mobaye et Zangba affectées par la violence armées et les mouvements massifs de populations ;

24 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • With only 21 per cent of the funding needs met, aid partners continue to be severely constrained. The situation is increasingly concerning due to the imminence of the rainy and lean seasons.

  • Since its creation in February, the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund has raised close to US$24 million and held its first Advisory board meeting. A first round of allocations is expected in June.

24 May 2017 description

Contexto Humanitario

Durante el primer trimestre del año, OCHA reporta que alrededor de 4.830 personas se han desplazado en eventos masivos, como resultado de la presencia y accionar del ELN, EPL y GAPD. Los desplazamientos se han presentado principalmente en la costa pacífica (en los departamentos de Chocó, Nariño, Cauca, Valle del Cauca), sin embargo también se reportan eventos en Norte de Santander. Chocó concentra el 70 por ciento del total de personas desplazadas.

23 May 2017 description

Mensajes clave sobre la situación humanitaria

  1. Las necesidades humanitarias persisten en la mayoría de las áreas afectadas, en particular en las poblaciones que se desplazaron y las que están en áreas rurales.

  2. El Niño costero ha intensificado las vulnerabilidades ya existentes en las zonas afectadas y ha conllevado a riesgos que requieren control urgente como el dengue y la presencia de contaminantes ambientales.

23 May 2017 description

In the past weeks, the humanitarian community has witnessed an increasing trend of refugee returns from Cameroon into Borno State. In particular, thousands of returnees are returning from Minawao camp in Cameroon through Banki, where humanitarian actors are already providing life-saving response to affected populations in IDP camps.

Many of these returnees are then continuing their journey to their various areas of origin in particular to Pulka and Gwoza (Gwoza LGA), where humanitarian response efforts are ongoing as well.

23 May 2017 description
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This report is produced by OCHA Iraq in collaboration with humanitarian partners. This document is subject to availability of data at the time of circulation. Also, and as the context rapidly evolves, information in this report is subject to constant change, with figures and locations listed which may no longer be current at the time of issuance/reading. The next report will be issued on or around 29 May 2017.

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19 May 2017 description
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  • The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) exerts full control over Al-Thawrah town following weeks of fighting

  • 38,939 people displaced between 1-15 May bringing the total number of people displaced since early April to 107,000

  • More than 13,000 IDPs returned to Al-Thawrah (Tabqa) town, with more returnees expected in the coming weeks

  • Airstrikes and shelling intensify across Ar-Raqqa Governorate, affecting civilians and vital infrastructure

18 May 2017 description

Latest developments

On 18 May, an Israeli settler shot and killed a 23-years-old Palestinian man during a protest at Huwwara town (Nablus), and injured a Palestinian photographer, according to initial media reports.

Biweekly highlights

17 May 2017 description

Como consecuencia de las fuertes lluvias que se presentaron el pasado 12 de mayo, por lo menos 1.062 personas (415 familias) se encuentran afectadas, por el desbordamiento de varios caños y del río Ocoa. En el municipio Las afectaciones se presentaron en 13 barrios de la cabecera municipal de Villavicencio y de su zona periurbana. El total de población afectada podría aumentar una vez se termine el censo, adelantado por parte de las autoridades

17 May 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 5 mai (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°5) au 12 mai 2017.

Faits saillants

  • Quelque 23 700 nouveaux déplacés ont été rapportés au cours de la semaine écoulée, y compris –pour la première fois– une vague de 2 200 personnes dans la Province du Kwilu, portant le nombre de provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) touchées par la crise à huit (sur 26).

16 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate and the estimated number of people in need of humanitarian assistance has now increased to 6.7 million people — more than half the population of the country, according to the latest projections by the FAO-managed Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit.

  • Some 683,000 people have been displaced due to drought in Somalia since November 2016.

15 May 2017 description
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This report is produced by OCHA Iraq in collaboration with humanitarian partners. Due to the rapidly changing situation, the numbers and locations listed in this report may no longer be current at the time of reading. The next report will be issued on or around 22 May 2017.

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15 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • Currently, there are 4.7 million estimated food insecure people in the country’s most crisis-affected states (Borno, Adamawa and Yobe). This number is expected to rise to 5.2 million between June and August if adequate measures are not put in place.

14 May 2017 description

Debido a las intensas lluvias durante la noche del 7 de mayo y los días siguientes, se desbordó el río Cauca, en el muncipio de Caucasi, afectando 11 barrios, asi como cuatro veredas y cuatro corregimientos, de la zona rural. Por esta razón la alcaldía decretó la calamidad pública para atender las inundaciones de las comunidades afectadas.

14 May 2017 description

Este informe es producido por el equipo de OCHA, en colaboración con los socios de la Red Humanitaria Nacional (RHN). Cubre e l periodo del 28 de abril al 10 de mayo de 2017. El próximo reporte será publicado alrededor del 24 de mayo.

Destacados

  • Cerca de 1.3 millones de personas continúan damnificados y afectados en el país a consecuencia de las lluvias e inundaciones. Estas cifras se han incrementado ligeramente en relación a la última verificación. Más de 400,000 son niños, niñas y adolescentes (NNA).

14 May 2017 description

This report was prepared by the OCHA team in collaboration with the partners of the National Humanitarian Network (RHN). It covers the period from 28 April to 10 May 2017. The next report will be published around 24 May.

Highlights

  • Nearly 1.3 million people remain severely affected or affected in the country as a result of the rains and flooding. The total has slightly increased when compared with the previous data. Of these, more than 400,000 are children and adolescents.