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28 May 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Heavy rains and corresponding flash floods as a result of the El Niño phenomenon and the regular Belg rains (March – May) occurred in the Eastern and Southern parts of Ethiopia in April 2016. The Belg rains, though late in onset, were heavier than usual both in terms of intensity and geographic coverage. The first reports of flash floods and subsequent displacements of communities, especially in Somali region, was reported and responded to from 7 April.

26 May 2017 description

No Health without Peace: Seventy, Fifty and Ten Are Not Just Numbers in the Lives of 5.3 million Palestine Refugees

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) released the latest annual report from the Agency’s Department of Health earlier today in Geneva, revealing some important statistics regarding the UNRWA health programme (HP) and the health situation of Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of operations – Jordan, Lebanon, the West Bank, Gaza and Syria.

26 May 2017 description

Inadequacy of healthcare in Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe revealed in new HelpAge report

By Ben Small

The provision of and older people's access to health services across Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe is wholly inadequate, a new report from HelpAge International and Age International has found.

26 May 2017 description
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PROTECTION CONCERNS

Security situation: In April 2017, OHCHR recorded 62 conflict-related civilian casualties: 11 killed and 51 injured. On April 23, a mine-related incident killed one person and injured two staff of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in Pryshyb (Luhansk NGCA). For the first time since the beginning of the conflict, the number of civilian casualties as a result of mine-related incidents outnumbered those as a result of shelling.

26 May 2017 description

Au total, 664 cas déclarés suspectés et confirmés ont été notifiés au 23 mai. A la même date, 30 décès liés à la maladie ont été enregistrés. Les cas déclarés révèlent que les femmes constituent la couche de la population la plus affectée.

Le personnel des structures sanitaires et les partenaires humanitaires mènent conjointement des activités de prise en charge médicale et de prévention. y compris à travers des messages de sensibilisation et l’amélioration des conditions d’accès à l’eau, l’hygiène et l’assainissement (EHA).

25 May 2017 description

84% OF IDPS SURVEYED INTEND TO RETURN TO THEIR AREA OF ORIGIN OR FORMER HABITUAL RESIDENCE ONLY IF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET:

25 May 2017 description

Inter-Ministerial delegation headed by the Minister of MINARS visited Dundo area to strengthen the coordinated response from the government and the UN agencies.

UNHCR distributed food and relief items for approximately 2,500 asylum-seekers hosted in Mussungue reception centre.

The Angolan authorities will open a new site in Lovua Municipality. Preparations are underway to establish necessary structures and services for asylum-seekers.

KEY FIGURES

24 May 2017 description

SUBJECT: Flooding in Regions 7 & 8

EVENT: Flooding in villages in Regions 7 (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) and 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) as a result of heavy rainfall.

PROGNOSIS:

The Guyana Hydrometerological Service has forecasted that cloudy to overcast conditions with light to moderate showers and frequent rains are expected throughout the country tonight. Both flood affected Regions, Regions 7 and 8 may also experience thundershowers.

AREAS AFFECTED

Region 7

24 May 2017 description

SUBJECT: Flooding in Regions 7 & 8

EVENT:Flooding in villages in Regions 7 (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) and 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) as a result of heavy rainfall.

PROGNOSIS:

Flood waters have started to recede in most of the flood affected communities in Region 8, however the water levels remains relatively constant in Region 7.

24 May 2017 description

La population totale du site s’élève à 6.115 réfugiés centrafricains au 30 Avril 2017. 57% de la population âgé de moins de 18 ans et 50% sont des femmes et filles. Les besoins prioritaires sont : les moyens d’existence, les abris familiaux et les infrastructures, l’assainissement, la santé, le nutrition et l’éducation.

24 May 2017 description

La population totale du site s’élève à 11.366 réfugiés centrafricains au 30 Avril 2017. 54% de la population âgé de moins de 18 ans et 50% sont des femmes et filles. Les besoins prioritaires sont : les moyens d’existence, les abris familiaux et les infrastructures, l’assainissement, la santé, le nutrition et l’éducation.

24 May 2017 description

La population totale du site s’élève à 957 réfugiés centrafricains au 30 Avril 2017. 60% de la population âgé de moins de 18 ans et 48% sont des femmes et filles.

Les besoins prioritaires sont : les moyens d’existence, les abris familiaux et les infrastructures, l’assainissement, la santé, le nutrition et l’éducation.

24 May 2017 description

La population totale du site s’élève à 11.555 réfugiés centrafricains au 30 Avril 2017. 53% de la population du site est âgé de moins de 18 ans et 51% sont des femmes et filles. Les besoins prioritaires sont : les moyens d’existence, les abris familiaux et les infrastructures, l’assainissement, la santé, le nutrition et l’éducation.

23 May 2017 description

Mensajes clave sobre la situación humanitaria

  1. Las necesidades humanitarias persisten en la mayoría de las áreas afectadas, en particular en las poblaciones que se desplazaron y las que están en áreas rurales.

  2. El Niño costero ha intensificado las vulnerabilidades ya existentes en las zonas afectadas y ha conllevado a riesgos que requieren control urgente como el dengue y la presencia de contaminantes ambientales.

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