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23 Jun 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 1 er juin (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°7) au 22 juin 2017. La région du Kasaï fait ici référence aux provinces du Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, ainsi que celles de la Lomami et du Sankuru.

Faits saillants

23 Jun 2017 description

This report was produced by OCHA DR Congo in collaboration with partners in Kasai, Central Kasai and Eastern Kasai. It covers the period from 1 June (following the SitRep n°7) to 22 June 2017. The Kasai region here refers to the provinces of Kasai, Central Kasai, Eastern Kasai, Lomami and Sankuru.

Highligths

• Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien has declared that the situation in the Kasai region is a Corporate Emergence for OCHA.

23 Jun 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • De nouveaux cycles des déplacés enregistrés suite au conflit Luba - Twa à Pweto

  • Le PAM vole au secours des déplacés dans le Haut-Lomami et le Haut-Katanga

  • Environ 18 400 déplacés et retournés répertoriés à Kapanga

Aperçu de la situation

22 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • Heavy fighting between the SDF and ISIL in ArRaqqa city continued as the SDF made advances in the northwestern and eastern parts of the city.

  • Since early June, an estimated 50,000 people have been displaced in Ar-Raqqa governorate, some for short periods. Of these, 7,655 IDPs have so far been verified by CCCM cluster as remaining displaced for longer periods. The situation continues to be fluid, with new displacements coexisting with rapid return movements to areas taken over by SDF.

22 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

• Rainfall totals were more than 30 per cent below average across large areas of Somalia, and more than 50 per cent below average in the worst-affected areas, according to the Global Food Security alert issued by FEWSNET on 21 June.

• A total of 3.51 million people have been reached with temporary or permanent access to safe water since the beginning of the year. This represents 75 per cent of the 4.5 million people targeted for access to safe water.

22 Jun 2017 description

Latest Developments:

From 19 to 22 June, Israel progressively cut its electricity supply to the Gaza Strip from 120 to 72 megawatts (MW), according to the Gaza Electricity Distribution Company. This reduction has been compensated by the partial resumption of operations of the Gaza Power Plant (55MW), which has been shut down since 17 April, allowing electricity supply to remain at about four hours a day. The power plant was able to resume operartions after Egypt opened the Rafah crossing for two consecutive days for the entry of industrial fuel.

22 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• WHO, UNICEF and others are supporting Federal Ministry of Health in responding to acute watery diarrhea cases across Sudan.

• Aid organisations are mobilising resources to meet the needs of the new IDPs in Um Dukhun town, Central Darfur.

• Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocates $1 million for IDPs and refugees in El Lait, North Darfur.

• A recent survey conducted in the Jebel Marra area has identified critical levels of acute malnutrition.

Response to acute watery diarrhoea (AWD)

20 Jun 2017 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

  • La communauté humanitaire mobilisée pour accompagner le Gouvernement en cas d’urgence.

  • 5,82 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire aigüe à travers le pays (IPC Février 2017).

  • Huit mois après Matthew des personnes affectées vivent encore dans des conditions précaires notamment dans les zones difficiles d’accès.

Lancement de la saison cyclonique 2017

20 Jun 2017 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

  • Près de 210,000 PDI dans 13 des 18 provinces

  • Les admissions MAS en hausse de 6% au 1er trimestre par rapport à 2016

  • Les cas de malaria toujours au dessus du seuil épidémique

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin 3 millions(1)

Population ciblée 1 million(1)

PDI 209 202(2)

Réfugiés congolais 61,427(3)

Réfugiés burundais 408 844(4)

Pers. en insécurité alimentaire 2,6 millions(5)

20 Jun 2017 description

Key Issues

• A fall armyworm infestation is currently wreaking havoc on belg crops across six regions in Ethiopia and is spreading at an alarming rate.

• The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources has called on additional stakeholders’ participation to protect major maize growing areas from complete damage.

• Led by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission, the National Flood Task Force is finalizing a flood alert and flood contingency plan for preparedness and response.

• Ethiopia to host World Refugee Day in Gambella town

20 Jun 2017 description

Rainfall

Somalia: The significant reduction of rainfall across Somalia in the first week of June marks a possible end to the Gu rainy season. The reduction of rainfall within the Juba and Shabelle River basins in Ethiopia and Somalia has led to decreasing river levels which are expected to stabilize in the coming week.

19 Jun 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus de 32 000 personnes déplacées par le regain de violence en 2017

  • Accès humanitaire : résultats positifs de l’approche communautaire

  • Perspectives sur l’aide alimentaire en transferts monétaires

  • Les partenaires humanitaires créent un réseau pour renforcer la protection contre les actes d’exploitation et d’abus sexuels (PSEA)

32 000 personnes déplacées par la violence en 2017

19 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 32,000 people displaced in 2017 due to renewed violence

  • Humanitarian access: positive results of the community approach

  • Prospects on cash transfers to deliver food aid in Mali

  • Humanitarian partners establish a network to strengthen protection from sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA)

32,000 people displaced in connection with violence in 2017

19 Jun 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

This year, more than 136,300 people have fled their homes due to conflict in Afghanistan. This is 25 per cent less compared to the same period in the previous year, in which 181,030 people were displaced. Displacements this year have reached the majority of the country, with displacements being registered in 29 out of 34 provinces. Some 17 per cent of all displaced people have sought refuge in areas deemed hard to reach for humanitarian partners.

19 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Patients in need of trauma care often can rely only on humanitarian partners for treatment.
  • Communities are forced into displacement in contested, formerly peaceful, areas.
  • An Afghan grandmother speaks of her dire living conditions in displacement.
  • 60 incidents against the health sector have been registered since January.
  • Funding received for the Afghanistan HRP ranks in the global mid-field.

IN THIS ISSUE

16 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • According to the FAO-managed Somalia Water and Land Information Management (SWALIM), the significant reduction of rainfall across Somalia during the week starting 4 June is a possible indicator of the end of the Gu rainy season.

  • New AWD/Cholera cases continued to be reported in Wadajir district, Banadir region, Luuq in Gedo region, Dhuusamarreeb in Galgadud region, Baidoa in Bay region and Buhodle Ayn in Puntland. Overall, some 51,036 AWD/cholera cases and 782 related deaths have been reported in 2017.

16 Jun 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 46 000 personnes vivent dans la précarité sur l’axe Aveba – Bukiringi.

  • Grippe aviaire : mobilisation de fonds pour éviter la propagation hors de l'Ituri et du pays.

  • Regain d’exactions des miliciens dans les provinces du Bas-Uélé, du Haut-Uélé et de lturi.

  • Contraintes logistiques compliquent la livraison de l’aide humanitaire dans le Bas-Uélé.

Aperçu de la situation

16 Jun 2017 description

Contexte

Le passage de l’ouragan Matthew a causé des dégâts très importants aux infrastructures (routes, écoles, centres de santé), aux abris, au secteur productif (agricole/pêche/petit commerce), etc. dans les zones rurales de la Grand’Anse, affectant très sévèrement les ménages y résidant (nombre estimé à 72 000 ménages, soit plus de 360 000 personnes).