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23 May 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

26,160 People benefitted from alternatives to camps in UNHCR accommodation since the beginning of the programme

20,962 People benefitted from cash assistance through UNHCR and UNHCRfunded partners in February

19,314 UNHCR accommodation places currently active as alternatives to camps

1,581 Asylum-seekers transferred from the islands to improved accommodation on the mainland in state-run sites or UNHCR accommodation this month

23 May 2017 description

At a glance

483,257 people of concern as of April 2017

The Burundi crisis was categorized by UNHCR as a Level 2 emergency on 11 May 2015. Since April 2015, some 420,689 Burundians have fled to neighbouring countries, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Within Burundi, a further 55,293 people are displaced and 7,275 refuge returnees have been reported.

US$250 million is needed in financial requirements for the Burundi situation for January until December 2017

23 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • Syria: During the reporting period, 312,205 beneficiaries were assisted with WASH,
    Health, NFI, and Livelihood support by IOM teams in Damascus, Rural Damascus, Aleppo, AlHassakeh, Hama, Homs, Idleb and Lattakia.

23 May 2017 description

Food imports continue, but potential for port disruptions in Al Hudaydah remain a concern

Key Messages

Conflict in Yemen continues to be the primary driver of the largest food security emergency in the world. Currently, large populations face Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or Emergency (IPC Phase 4) acute food insecurity, the latter of which is associated with an increased risk of excess mortality. IDP populations and poor households in conflict zones are likely facing the most severe food security outcomes.

23 May 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA Iraq in collaboration with humanitarian partners. This document is subject to availability of data at the time of circulation. Also, and as the context rapidly evolves, information in this report is subject to constant change, with figures and locations listed which may no longer be current at the time of issuance/reading. The next report will be issued on or around 29 May 2017.

Highlights

23 May 2017 description

In Numbers

1.8 m people displaced across Northeast Nigeria (IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix, March 2017)

4.7 m people food insecure in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States and estimated to increase to 5.2 m between June and August 2017 (Phases 3, 4 & 5– Cadre Harmonisé, March 2017)

450,000 children under the age of five likely to suffer from severe acute malnutrition (Situation Report No. 10, UNOCHA, 30 April 2017)

Highlights

22 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • An estimated four million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia. Despite the large scale humanitarian assistance delivered, the FSNAU-FEWSNET post Jilal assessment indicates an elevated risk of famine (IPC 5) due to a combination of severe food insecurity, high acute malnutrition, and high disease burden. The number of people in need has increased to 6.7 million, including 3.2 million people in crisis.

22 May 2017 description

This operation update details the progress of implementation from 22 February 2016 to 30 April 2017. This update also signifies the need to extend the operation by three months from 31 May 2017 until 31 August 2017 to allow the following key activities to be undertaken:

  • Shelter and Settlements

    • To complete the target of 1,200 household on Shelter repair and build back safer in which 64% have been completed.

    • To complete the targeted 35 demonstration model houses in which 50% have been completed.

22 May 2017 description

WFP’s supply chain manages the entire process of end-to-end planning, procuring and delivering food assistance. This covers safe and quality food, goods and transport, as well as shared supply chain services for WFP, its partners and the entire humanitarian community.

Supply Chain Facts & Figures

In 2016, WFP:

  • purchased 2.6 million metric tonnes (mt) of food, valued at US$1.36 billion from 93 countries

  • delivered 3.5 million mt of food to 74 countries, of which 2.2 million mt travelled by sea

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

WFP has decades of experience as a leading humanitarian retailer, working with importers, manufacturers, wholesalers, transporters, local shopkeepers and small-scale farmers to deliver food assistance to an average 80 million people every year. We are the recognized leader in humanitarian logistics, as well as the world’s largest organization providing cash-based transfers in emergencies.

22 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • In April 2017, WFP began implementing a new targeting strategy that will gradually scale-up to 9.1 million beneficiaries, providing assistance to the most food and nutrition insecure populations. In April 2017, WFP provided general food assistance to 3.6 million out of the planned 6.8 million target (60 percent), as a result of low resourcing and delays in arrival of shipments.

22 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Mosul retake: since 17 October 2016, UNICEF has supported delivery of multi-sector emergency response (MSEP) reaching 1,044,444 individuals (178,668 families) in 16 re-taken communities in Ninewa.

• In April, the Rapid Response Mechanism consortium reached 400,825 people including 188,388 children with life-saving supplies.

22 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Emergency Telecommunications Sector (ETS) prepositioned Information Telecommunications Technology (ICT) equipment in Ngala, the second humanitarian hub.

  • A needs survey was launched jointly with the Logistics Sector to confirm the needs of the humanitarian organisations in the North-East Nigeria.

  • A 35-metre radio tower was deployed at the International Humanitarian Partnership (IHP) base camp in Maiduguri to improve the overall coverage of the security telecommunications network.

22 May 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme

CARGO DISPATCHED 510 MT

VALUE OF GOODS DISPATCHED 4.74 million (USD)

TOTAL SHIPMENTS 36

PARTNERS SERVED 7

22 May 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme

CARGO DISPATCHED 1351 MT Includes direct deliveries from suppliers, production sites and vendor warehouses

VALUE OF GOODS DISPATCHED 11.5 million (US)

TOTAL SHIPMENTS 86

PARTNERS SERVED 12