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18 Aug 2017 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• 6,776 haïtiens ont été déportés de la République dominicaine en juillet 2017.

• Baisse importante des cas de choléra grâce à une réponse plus efficace et coordonnée des acteurs.

• Dialogue entre acteurs humanitaires et autorités locales dans le Sud et la Grand’Anse.

CHIFFRES CLES

# de déplacés dans 27 camps du séisme de 2010 (juin 2017) Source : DTM 37 867

Cas suspects cumulatifs de cholera : jan-juil. Source : MSPP/DELR 8 354

18 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 6,776 Haitians were officially deported from the Dominican Republic in July 2017

• Significant reduction in cholera cases through a more effective and coordinated response of humanitarian actors

• Dialogue between humanitarian actors and local authorities in the departments of Sud and Grand'Anse

KEY FIGURES

# of IDPs still living in 27 camps since the 2010 earthquake (June 2017)
Source : DTM 37 867

17 Aug 2017 description

Situation overview

The Government and the UN system through the Resident Coordinator have requested international support. A deployment of a UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team should take place within 48 hours to support the ongoing assessments, coordination and reporting efforts.

17 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Insecurity and poor rains threaten harvests from the current cropping season.
• Food insecurity reported in Mvolo, many people surviving on wild food.
• Youth hard hit by the South Sudan violence and humanitarian crisis.
• Fighting and insecurity disrupt provision of humanitarian assistance and displace thousands in Upper Nile.
• Looting of humanitarian compounds and supplies increased in July.

In this issue

17 Aug 2017 description

Biweekly highlights

Latest Developments: On 17 August a Palestinian man blew himself up east of the Rafah crossing, in the Gaza Strip, killing a Hamas security staff and injuring four others.

17 Aug 2017 description

A product of the Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group (DRMTWG)

This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co-chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of Sector Co-Chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 01 to 31 July 2017 (the information in this issue was compiled ahead of the announcement of the HRD mid-year review).

Highlights

16 Aug 2017 description

Situation overview

• Heavy rain is still falling regularly over Freetown, making removal of debris and search for missing persons difficult. The risk of further landslides is not excluded and the Government, with the support of UNOPS, WFP and FAO, is conducting an analysis of at risk areas, most specifically a 2D and 3D mapping of the hills in Sugar Loaf neighbourhoods. The Government may recommend evacuation of additional areas, with the number of displaced people subsequently increasing.

16 Aug 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Le chiffre des déplacés internes en Centrafrique ne cesse de croître.
    De juin à juillet, il est passé de 534 000 à 600 000, soit une augmentation de 11%.

  • De janvier à juillet 2017, 196 incidents ont directement ciblé les acteurs humanitaires. Cette violence les a amenés à suspendre leurs activités ou à réduire les opérations strictement aux activités d’assistance vitale.

15 Aug 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Inondations : plus de 7000 personnes touchées
  • Milliers de déplacés en raison des violences
  • Tendance à la hausse des incidents limitant l’accès humanitaire
  • Révision à la hausse de l’appel de fonds pour répondre aux besoins humanitaires au Mali en 2017

Au sommaire

15 Aug 2017 description

Situation overview

  • Torrential rains have led to a series of significant floods and mudslides on 14 August in several areas of Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. Emergency support is being provided for the two different types of responses: floods and mudslides.

  • According to Freetown Mayor, rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far, mainly from the Regent neighborhood where the mudslide happened. As rescue operations are still ongoing, the death toll is expected to rise.

15 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • Displacements from and within Ar-Raqqa Governorate continued due to heavy fighting and airstrikes. An estimated 224,250 people have been displaced since 1 April, including 45,486 since 1 June.

  • Up to 25,000 people are estimated to remain inside Raqqa city, amid heavy fighting between ISIL and the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF).

15 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Evolving security environment increases needs

  • Water supply interruptions become a new normal

  • Winter looms, as key clusters advance in winterization plans

  • Protection concerns are widespread, impacting the most vulnerable

  • Underfunding may further degrade situation of millions of people depending on aid

Fighting lingers despite renewed ceasefire

14 Aug 2017 description

Regional Highlights

• 6,700 people from Niger’s south-eastern region flee to Chad prompted by fear of Boko Haram attacks following the withdrawal of Chadian troops.

• Tripartite commission starts work on modalities to implement the agreement on the voluntary return of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon. Around 15,000 Nigerian refugees have returned since April.

• 14 people are killed in an attack against a newly-established camp for displaced people near Dikwa, in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state, on 28 July.

14 Aug 2017 description

Highlights:

  • From January to 13 July 2017, nearly 193,000 people have been displaced by conflict in Afghanistan, up by 10,000 compared with the previous week.

  • All 3,200 displaced people who fled Mirzawolang village to Sar-e-Pul City after the recent attack on their village are being assisted with cash, food and emergency household items.

  • An eight-month project aimed at integrating 24,000 undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan was launched in Jalalabad, Nangarhar, by DRC-DDG with funding from the Canadian Government.

14 Aug 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires au Kasaï, Kasaï Central et Kasaï Oriental. Il couvre la période du 29 juillet (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°10) au 11 août 2017. La région du Kasaï fait ici référence aux provinces du Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, de la Lomami et du Sankuru.

Faits saillants

  • La Coopération Suisse a annoncé un financement de 1,3 millions de dollars américains pour l’assistance humanitaire dans la région du Kasaï.

13 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 494,000 suspected cholera cases and 1,966 deaths were reported in under four months.

• Two million Yemenis are displaced; one million have returned to their homes.

• In two separate incidents, 280 migrants were forced off boats near the Yemeni coast, killing scores of them.

• An airstrike in Sa’ada killed 12 people, including women and children, on 4 August.

Cholera crisis far from over

Over 494,000 suspected cases and 1,966 deaths in less than four months

13 Aug 2017 description

El 8 de agosto de 2017, en la vereda Teraimbe del municipio de Barbacoas, la población denuncio intimidación y amenaza por parte de miembros de un grupo armado que hace presencia en la zona.

Como mecanismo de protección, 37 familias – 92 personas de la vereda se desplazaron hacia la cabecera municipal de Barbacoas.
Según información preliminar suministrada por la Personería Municipal, las familias se encuentran albergadas en casas de familiares y amigos. El número de familias afectadas puede variar, una vez se consolide el censo poblacional.

11 Aug 2017 description

Food Security

The number of severely food insecure people in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia has increased to 14.3 million, following the publication of new data on the situation in Kenya.