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22 May 2017 description

Au sommaire

Un burundais sur quatre en insécurité alimentaire aiguë p.1 Trois millions de burundais face à une multitude de besoins humanitaires p.2 Près de 100 burundais refusés d’entrer en Tanzanie p.2 Trois millions de cas de paludime depuis janvier 2017 p.3 Analyse des risques humanitaires p.3 Bilan du financement humanitaire p.4

POINTS SAILLANTS

  • Un burundais sur quatre est en phase humanitaire d'insécurité alimentaire aiguë

22 May 2017 description

Key Issues

  • Partners encouraged to reprioritize water trucking amidst improving rains in drought-affected areas

  • Government and partners coordinating response to malaria outbreak and flooding in Gambella region.

  • PM calls on irregular Ethiopian migrants in Saudi Arabia to return home within amnesty

22 May 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

2017: As of 21 May, 101,380 individuals have been displaced in Afghanistan in 2017 with 29 provinces recording some level of forced displacement. This is a 37 percent decrease compared to in 2016 (160,195).

22 May 2017 description

Highlights

• For the last 2/3 weeks four of the five JCISA priority countries have reported zero cases:
Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe

• Angola also reporting a considerable reduction in cases.

• The Tanzania outbreak considerably reduced but continues with sporadic cases persisting in Dar es Salaam.

19 May 2017 description
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Highlights

  • 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

19 May 2017 description

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT

The changing nature of the conflict in Northeast Nigeria has resulted in widespread forced displacement, violations of international humanitarian and human rights law, severe protection concerns and a growing food and nutrition crisis of global proportion.

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

18 May 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • La province du Lualaba continue à recevoir des déplacés de la Province du Lomami

  • Un nouveau cas suspect de poliovirus détecté dans la zone de santé de Malemba

  • Besoin d’USD 270 000 pour la lutte contre le choléra dans la zone de santé de Bukama

Aperçu de la situation

18 May 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • L’épidémie de la maladie à virus Ebola est déclarée dans la Zone de santé de Likati dans le Bas-Uélé.

  • Une épizootie non encore identifiée décime les volailles dans la région au bord du lac Albert en Ituri.

  • Les groupes d’autodéfense menacent la scolarité et la protection des enfants dans le sud Irumu

Aperçu de la situation

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).

17 May 2017 description

Key Issues

  • Government and partners will soon begin the 2017 mid-year needs assessment

  • The assessment will gauge the level of food and non-food needs in spring (belg-guganna-sugum) rains-receiving areas across 177 targeted woredas.

  • Scaled-up response critical to curb the spread of AWD outbreak within Somali and other at-risk regions

  • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day Celebrated with a call to support humanitarian action

16 May 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • L’estimation des personnes en crise alimentaire est passée de 748 000 à 1,3 million.

  • Epidémie de méningite au Niger : 3 000 cas dont 179 décès notifiés.

  • Epidémie d’hépatite E à Diffa : 403 cas dont 27 décès notifiés.

  • Hausse du nombre de migrants rentrant de la Libye observée depuis janvier 2017.

  • L’assistance humanitaire à Diffa a touché environ 257 000 personnes depuis janvier.

  • En 2017, environ 106 000 personnes sont à risque d’inondation

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.

Highlights

15 May 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Casualties again on the rise

• Life-saving water facilities at risk of breaking down

• Claiming social benefits more challenging

• Access impediments impact ability to reach the most vulnerable

• Humanitarian Response Plan remains severely underfunded

Civilians continue to pay the highest price

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.

15 May 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

2017: As of 14 May, 91,022 individuals have been displaced in Afghanistan so far in 2017 with 29 provinces recording some level of forced displacement. This represents a 40 percent decrease compared to those displaced during the same period in 2016 (152,841).

15 May 2017 description

Rainfall

The late onset of seasonal rains (March-May) has affected central, northwestern and southeastern Kenya, Uganda’s Karamoja region, and southern and central Somalia.

Flash floods are ongoing in Somalia’s Bari, Madung and Bay regions. FAO SWALIM expects increased water levels in the Juba and Shabelle river basins.

In Kenya , torrential rains have caused floods and landslides in Kwale, Mombasa, Taita Taveta and Garissa counties, including in Dadaab camp.