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21 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • IOM displacement tracking matrix (DTM) Round XVI (May 2017) estimates a total of 1.74 million people are still internally displaced across the three north eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.

  • As of 12 June, UNHCR have registered 19,227 refugee returnees in Banki alone since the beginning of the year increasing the population of Banki to around 43,000 people.

21 Jul 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Trujillo, 20 de julio de 2017.- El jefe de Estado, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, presidió hoy la firma de un convenio para la construcción de tres diques y un canal de conducción y derivación de aguas hacia el río Moche, a fin de evitar inundaciones en la quebrada de San Idelfonso, distrito de El Porvenir.

Dichas obras serán ejecutadas en un plazo de 32 meses, mediante la modalidad de obras por impuestos y con una inversión de 120 millones de soles.

21 Jul 2017 description

El pasado miércoles 12 y jueves 13 de julio, los Doctores Christian Reuter, Secretario General de la Cruz Roja Alemana, Christof Johnen, Director de Cooperación de la Cruz Roja Alemana, Andreas Lidner, delegado de la Cruz Roja Alemana para Alemania, Javier González, delegado de la Cruz Roja Alemana para Colombia y la Ing.

21 Jul 2017 description

Erbil – The first Social Innovation Hackathon in Erbil, Iraq, will take place on 21–22 July organized by Re:Coded, a humanitarian innovation non-profit organization. The event will be supported by IOM, the UN Migration Agency.

21 Jul 2017 description
report ACTED

ACTED is currently implementing a project, funded by the Embassy of France to Myanmar, in support of food security and nutrition in Rakhine State. This project will benefit to 238 vulnerable families in eight rural villages who have been affected by conflict and natural disasters. Focusing on off-season crop cultivation, it promotes year-round access to healthy food, such as nutrient-rich okra, yard long bean and cucumbers, in addition to improving water sources in eight villages in Mrauk-U and Kyauktaw Townships.

Training local farmers to ensure long term crops

21 Jul 2017 description

Hargeysa, Borama and Zeylac districts are growing urban areas in Somaliland, and over the past few years become host to households and individuals that have been displaced as a result of conflict, insecurity or drought. Hargeisa district has the most sites, many of which (70%) are recently established (less than 3 months and 6 months).In Borama, more than half (56%) of the sites were established more than one year ago whereas in Zeylac all the sites were established more than a year ago.

21 Jul 2017 description

By Sisay Seyoum and Kidist Negash

Comprehensive humanitarian responses focusing on people of all ages, if developed by multiple agencies could go a long way to lessen pain and loss of lives in emergency situations.

The Press has reported Ethiopia among countries in the region seriously hit by the ongoing drought and related food insecurity.

21 Jul 2017 description
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21 July 2017

Erbil – The first Social Innovation Hackathon in Erbil, Iraq, will take place on 21–22 July organized by Re:Coded, a humanitarian innovation non-profit organization. The event will be supported by IOM, the UN Migration Agency.

21 Jul 2017 description

Rome — Over the past three years, IOM Italy has seen an almost 600 per cent increase in the number of potential sex trafficking victims arriving in Italy by sea. This upward trend has continued during the first six months of 2017, with most victims arriving from Nigeria.

21 Jul 2017 description

The situation

During the night on 20 July 2017, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck between Bodrum (Turkey) and Greek islands. The quake hit at 22:31 GMT (01:31 local time), located off the south-western coastal city of Marmaris in the Mugla province of Turkey.

21 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

707,216 South Sudanese new arrivals since 8 Jul 2016

272,206 South Sudanese refugees settled in Bidibidi

172,059 South Sudanese refugees settled in Palorinya

107,330 South Sudanese refugees settled in Imvepi

ONGOING MAIN ACTIVITIES

Emergency Response

21 Jul 2017 description

Nadine Walicki

Global development leaders recently concluded their annual review of progress toward achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a 15-year framework that came into effect in 2016. Despite longstanding and widespread acceptance that internal displacement is a development issue, it was rarely even mentioned. It should have been central.

21 Jul 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

UNFPA Somalia continues to scale up efforts in ensuring that no woman or new-born dies during birth and protecting women and girls from gender-based violence (GBV) even in the current drought situation ravaging Somalia.

21 Jul 2017 description

Cash transfers are increasingly used in urban humanitarian crises. They can stimulate markets and let people choose the help they actually need. But they can also influence gender equality and women’s economic empowerment — for good or, potentially, for bad.

21 Jul 2017 description

La Force spéciale du contingent hollandais "Task Gorup Desert Falcon" de la MINUSMA, a organisé le 19 juillet à Kidal, une séance d’évaluation de la première phase de la campagne d’information et de sensibilisation sur les dangers que constituent les Restes Explosifs de Guerre (REG), les munitions et Engin Explosif Improvisé (EEI) sur les populations locales et particulièrement les enfants.

21 Jul 2017 description
  • A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.6 R and 10 km depth occurred in the Aegean Sea near the south-western coast of Turkey and north-eastern coast of Kos island (Greece) on 20 July at 22.31 UTC. The epicenter was located approx. 9 km south of the coast of Bodrum city, Turkey, and approx. 14 km north-east of the Kos island. USGS PAGER indicates shaking up to "Very Strong" for 10 000 people, up to "Strong" for 197 000 people and up to "Moderate" for 421 000 people.

21 Jul 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone EIGHT-17, formed over South China Sea on 21 July and started moving north-northwest as a Tropical Depression toward Hainan province (China). On 21 July at 0.00 (UTC) its center was located 579 km south-east of Sanya city and it had maximum sustained winds of approx 56 km/h (Tropical Depression).
  • Over the next 48 h, it is forecast to continue moving north-northwest, reaching Hainan on 22 July possibly as a Tropical Storm. Heavy rain may affect several areas of southern China and northern Vietnam.