This Periodic Monitoring Report (PMR) presents information on the evolving humanitarian situation in Yemen and the accomplishments by the humanitarian community against 2017 humanitarian targets and objectives for the January to April 2017 period. It builds on information that is collected monthly to monitor progress against agreed upon objectives and targets. It also presents key conclusions and recommendations for the humanitarian community and partners to consider.
• Rainfall totals were more than 30 per cent below average across large areas of Somalia, and more than 50 per cent below average in the worst-affected areas, according to the Global Food Security alert issued by FEWSNET on 21 June.
• A total of 3.51 million people have been reached with temporary or permanent access to safe water since the beginning of the year. This represents 75 per cent of the 4.5 million people targeted for access to safe water.
Los ministros de las Secretarías de Emergencia Nacional (SEN), Joaquín Roa Burgos, y de Acción Social (SAS), Héctor Cárdenas, se reunieron este lunes en Mburuvicha Róga con el presidente de la República, Horacio Cartes, a fin de presentar un informe actualizado sobre las asistencias a las casi 11 000 familias afectadas por inundaciones en el departamento de Ñeembucú. Luego de la reunión, los titulares brindaron detalles de la misma en conferencia de prensa.
REACH, in the framework of a partnership with UNICEF, conducted an assessment of the profile, drivers and journey of refugee and migrant unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) who arrived in Italy in 2016 and 2017. This factsheet presents findings on UASC originating from The Gambia, who, as of April 2017, represent 13.8% of the total UASC population in Italy.
AGEs overrun Ghormach district (Faryab province) in early May and it was recaptured by ANSF after 24 hours. Intense fighting was reported though it did not cause mass displacements.
A las 6.30 horas de este jueves se reportó un temblor de sensible en gran parte del territorio nacional, se está a la espera de la confirmación de autoridades del Insivumeh para conocer la magnitud e intensidad del mismo.
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In Syria, the delivery of humanitarian assistance to several locations continued to be hampered due to ongoing or renewed hostilities. During May 2017, only three interagency convoys to Duma, Wadi Barada and Jirud in Rural Damascus took place, with UNICEF delivering multi-sectoral assistance to 42,000 people in need.
In 2013, Afra* was abducted from her home in Northeastern Nigeria by the Boko Haram insurgent group that forced her to marry one of its members. She was 13 years old. When he died a few months later, Afra was made to marry another fighter. It was only in September 2016 that she was rescued from captivity by the Nigerian military and brought to a camp for internally displaced persons.
• WHO, UNICEF and others are supporting Federal Ministry of Health in responding to acute watery diarrhea cases across Sudan.
• Aid organisations are mobilising resources to meet the needs of the new IDPs in Um Dukhun town, Central Darfur.
• Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocates $1 million for IDPs and refugees in El Lait, North Darfur.
• A recent survey conducted in the Jebel Marra area has identified critical levels of acute malnutrition.
Response to acute watery diarrhoea (AWD)
This multi-sector needs assessment is part of a monthly data collection exercise which aims to gather information about needs and the humanitarian situation inside Syria. The factsheets present information collected in May 2017, referring to the situation in April 2017.
Conflict in Unity State broke out in late December 2013, only days after the current conflict began in Juba. Since then, the state has been one of the worst affected by the conflict, and currently hosts the highest reported numbers of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the country. Many areas in Unity are largely inaccessible to humanitarian actors due to insecurity and logistical constraints. As a result, only limited information is available on the humanitarian situation outside major displacement sites.
Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Wouye Kalboukoura et Kalboukra, situé à 37 km du chef lieu de la commune de N’Guigmi dans la région de Diffa.
Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en mars 2017.
Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger.
This area-based city profi le details the main results and fi ndings from an assessment conducted by IMPACT initiatives in Mafraq city between January and April 2017 which aimed at piloting an innovative methodology. Conducted at neighbourhood and city level, the pilot focused on:
1) Understanding areas, through delineating boundaries of community and service areas,
Women and children can be disproportionately affected by disasters, but taking a closer look at disaster data could help reduce their vulnerabilities
By Amantha Perera
VALASSMULLA, Sri Lanka, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When floods swept through this small town in Sri Lanka's Southern Province, 12-year-old Radhika Dayarathne lost more than her home.
RUBKONA OVERVIEW AND DISPLACEMENT DYNAMICS
Rubkona County is an administrative division of Northern Liech State and formerly part of Unity State in South Sudan. It borders Guit County to the east, Southern Kordofan State (Sudan) to the north, Abiemnhom County to the northwest, Mayom County to the west and Koch County to the south.
During May an escalation of fighting in the North East and North West of Raqqa caused the displacement of thousands of people to a number of different camps and informal settlements. Large numbers of people were displaced from the north western side of Raqqa which resulted in thousands of IDPs arriving in to Ein Issa, Maskana and Aleppo. In response,
UNHCR scaled up its operations in the North of Syria as well as continuing its response to both refugees and IDPs in the Al Hol, Newroz, Mabrouka and Roj camps in the Hassakeh governorate.
Uganda is now facing the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, due to a continuous and unprecedented influx of people fleeing conflict in neighbouring South Sudan among others. The country is now hosting over 1.27 million refugees and asylum seekers.
403,084 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan since December 2013
155,367 South Sudanese refugees newly arrived in 2017.
230 Average daily arrival rate in June 2017.
Total funds needed: USD 221.7 million *as per the revised 2017 Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP)