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24 Apr 2017 description

Este documento fue elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC1 y con información suministrada por miembros del Equipo Local de Coordinación de Nariño.

24 Apr 2017 description

Over 20 million people in north-east Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia are already at or over the tipping point of famine. Thanks to the generosity of its donors, CERF has released $62 million for early action and life-saving operations in Nigeria and Somalia. In north-east Nigeria, CERF funds are reaching an estimated 2.9 million people affected by Boko Haram related violence and food insecurity. In Somalia, CERF is helping more than 1 million vulnerable people in severe drought areas in Puntland, Somaliland and South Central.

24 Apr 2017 description

HUMANITARIAN SITUATION

Two years after the escalation of conflict in March 2015, the humaniarian situation in Yemen has reached a milestone with millions of lives pushed to the brink of famine. The man-made disaster is causing one of the largest food and protection emergencies in the world. Today, over 18.8 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian assistance and 7 million people face the threat of famine.
As of 13 April, only 14.4 per cent of $2.1 billion needed for life-saving assistance to 12 million people has been met.

24 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • Bridge crossings at Qayyarah and Nimrud were closed for much of the week due to flooding along the Tigris River, disrupting humanitarian operations.

  • This week, some aid services were also impacted by the temporary suspension of UN missions to western Mosul for four days due to security threats. This temporary suspension was lifted on 22 April.

24 Apr 2017 description

SRI LANKA

As of 21 April, over 900,000 people are affected by prolonged drought across 17 of the 25 districts in Sri Lanka. A joint in-country drought response plan is currently being developed by the Humanitarian Country Team in consultation with the Ministry of Disaster Management. NGO consortium partners are supporting local authorities in providing water, sanitation and hygiene services and unconditional cash grants.
In March, US$3 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund was allocated to provide life-saving assistance.

24 Apr 2017 description

24 April, 2017

Yemen is experiencing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Close to 19 million people—two thirds of the population—need humanitarian assistance and protection. These people include more than 10 million extremely vulnerable Yemenis who require immediate assistance. A child under age 5 now dies every 10 minutes of preventable causes.

23 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate and the possibility of famine in 2017 persists. There is also a possibility of El Nino occurring towards the end of the year.

  • Rains have started in Somaliland, western parts of Puntland, Bari and Nugaal regions, while Lower Juba, Lower Shabelle and the coastal areas of Galgaduud and Mudug have remained dry.

23 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • As per the most recent assessment, some 153,012 individuals have been registered in the newly accessible neighborhoods, while 48,173 people originally from former eastern Aleppo still reside with relatives and acquaintances in the western parts of Aleppo city.

  • A total of 17,033 people have been registered in areas under the control of Kurdish forces, and 5,077 remain in Jibreen collective shelter.

23 Apr 2017 description

Since the beginning of 2017, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching 564,000 people in besieged and hard-to-reach areas with dire humanitarian needs. A total of 14 inter-agency convoys have been undertaken, including one to Khan Elshih in which UNRWA and UN agencies reached 5,000 Palestine Refugees and 1,000 Syrian Nationals respectively. In addition, during 2017, 57 WFP-led airdrops dispatched 1,170.4 metric tons of food supplies for the besieged parts of Deir-ez-Zor city.

23 Apr 2017 description

Destacados

● Más de 1.2 millones de personas se encuentran damnificados y afectados en el país a consecuencia de las lluvias e inundaciones. Más de 400 mil son niños, niñas y adolescentes (NNA).

● El número de personas damnificadas y afectadas en Piura se ha incrementado a 388,927 personas, lo que equivale al 32% del total de la población afectada y damnificada en el país por efecto de las lluvias.

● Aumentan los casos de dengue, Zika y chikungunya con relación al mismo periodo del año anterior.

23 Apr 2017 description

El 20 de abril de 2017 se presentó un desplazamiento masivo de 63 familias – 174 personas (número que podría variar al consolidarse el censo) de las veredas Guayabal, Piscindé y Vuelta Larga, pertenecientes al consejo comunitario Cuenca del Río Iscuandé del municipio de Santa Bárbara, como consecuencia de combates entre el ELN y un grupo armado sin identificar. Varias familias aún se encuentran en la zona, algunas por continuar trabajando y otras por cuidar sus pertenencias.

21 Apr 2017 description

RESUMEN DE LA CRISIS

El fenómeno del Niño Costero, desencadenado por el aumento de temperatura de la superficie del mar, ha sido la causa de lluvias constantes en el Perú en febrero y marzo, lo que ha llevado el Gobierno a declarar una emergencia nacional el 30 de marzo. Más de un millón de personas han sido afectadas por las lluvias. Según los pronósticos oficiales, estas continuarán hasta el mes de mayo con una magnitud moderada.

21 Apr 2017 description

OVERVIEW OF THE CRISIS

The El Niño coastal phenomenon, triggered by the increase in sea surface temperature, has caused continuous rainfall in Peru in February and March and has led to the Government declaring a national emergency on 30 March. Over one million people have been affected. According to official forecasts, moderate rains will continue through May.