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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

In this issue

One in four Burundians acutely food insecure p.1

Three million Burundians facing multiple humanitarian needs p.2

Nearly 100 people a day refused entry into Tanzania p.2

Three million malaria cases since January 2017 p.3

Humanitarian risk analysis p.3

Humanitarian funding p.4

HIGHLIGHTS

• One in four Burundians is in the humanitarian phase of acute food insecurity

• Nearly 100 people a day are refused entry into Tanzania

24 May 2017 description

Bangui, le 24 mai 2017 – L’attaque que des individus armés ont mené contre Bangassou le 13 mai 2017 a fait plus de 4 400 déplacés, 72 morts et 76 blessés. Les affrontements intercommunautaires qui s’en sont suivis ont déchiré le tissu social et instauré une grande méfiance entre les communautés. Aujourd’hui, Bangassou qui représentait un modèle de cohésion sociale et une réussite pour le vivre ensemble commence à peine à se remettre de ce choc.

24 May 2017 description

La République centrafricaine fait face à une détérioration persistante de la situation humanitaire depuis septembre 2016. Cette aggravation se matérialise par une multiplication de foyers de tension, de nouvelles vagues de déplacements et une augmentation vertigineuse des besoins humanitaires.
Elle se caractérise aussi par une réduction drastique de l’espace humanitaire. La présence des groupes armés et la violence qu’ils exercent sur les civils ainsi que les pics de violence que leurs affrontements entrainent ont un impact délétère sur l’accès humanitaire.

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Sana’a, 24 May 2017

Cholera continues to spread at an unprecedented rate throughout Yemen affecting men, women, and children who have for more than two years withstood the consequences of a conflict that is collapsing institutions and social safety nets. With urgency I appeal to United Nations Members States for financial and political support to help avert what is sure to be an additional and devastating blow to Yemen.

24 May 2017 description

During the reporting week, repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan increased by 20% compared to last week’s figure of 3,461. The return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 24% compared to 5,781 individuals that returned between 29 April and 6 May 2017. Chaman border remained closed during the week. All returns took place via Torkham.

Some 98% (4,338 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance. Also, 98% (4,085 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

24 May 2017 description

During the week of 05 to 11 May, 637 families returned to Khyber, South Waziristan Agencies. Returns to NWA were halted as of 02 May for the return Pakistan refugee families from Afghanistan.

24 May 2017 description

734,942 People displaced, cumulatively, from Mosul city as of 22 May

582,369 people currently displaced from western Mosul as of 22 May

8,733 Fully-serviced family plots immediately available to shelter displaced people at 19 sites as of 22 May

4,500 m³ water trucked and distributed daily by humanitarian partners to Mosul city

some 12,500 people transferred from frontline areas to hospitals for trauma injuries treatment as of 20 May