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12 Oct 2015 description


This assessment was conducted with a view to firstly establishing a baseline in the aftermath of the internal displacement crisis across all sectors of intervention and second, enabling a time-series analysis once a third MSNA is conducted later in 2015. Given that the second round of the MSNA was larger in geographical coverage and sampled at a lower administrative boundary, significant comparisons cannot be made between the first and second rounds. Any comparisons presented here are indicative estimates only.

12 Oct 2015 description


With the conflict in Syria showing no signs of abating in its fourth year, refugees that have flooded into neighbouring countries are facing a drawn out situation of asylum. By November 2014 223,923 Syrian refugees (79,296 households) had sought refuge in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). 42% of these were residing in nine camps across the three governorates of the KRI and adjacent disputed territories.

12 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • Six months into the conflict in Yemen, the number of children under 5 at risk of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) has tripled, with 537,000 children now at risk in 2015, compared to 160,000 children before the conflict. Almost twice as many children under 5, a total of 1,293,500 children, are projected to suffer from moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) this year, compared to 690,000 before the crisis.

12 Oct 2015 description


  • The humanitarian response for the 57,000 IDPs in Lac region continues despite the unpredictability of displacement.

  • Only 14% of US$ 10 million required for humanitarian response for IDPs in Lac received.

  • School gives hope to over 1,000 displaced children in the Lac region, but 24,000 IDP children still missing out on education.

  • The CAR Returnees’ Reintegration Plan adopted by the Government of Chad provides for a gradual reduction of humanitarian assistance in favour of recovery activities.

12 Oct 2015 description


  • La réponse humanitaire aux 57 000 déplacés internes du Lac se déploie malgré la volatilité des déplacements de population.

  • Seulement 14% des 11 millions de dollars requis pour la réponse humanitaire aux déplacés internes dans la région du Lac ont été reçus.

  • L’école redonne espoir à plus de 1 000 enfants en déplacement dans la région du Lac, mais 24 000 enfants déplacés restent en attente de scolarisation.

12 Oct 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Dry and hot weather condition prevailed in all the livelihoods hence no rainfall recived in the month under review

  • The quality and quantity water in most of the the water pans/dams had reduced in the month under review. The state of water was rated at 4 which indicated within normal range but on declining trend

  • The vegetation condition index (VCI) for September 2015 was recorded at50.52 which was above the normal range of 35-50

12 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • No new cases were reported in Sierra Leone in the period from 17 to 30 September 2015.

  • The Guinean district of Forécariah, at the border with Sierra Leone, reported four new cases on 26 and 27 September 2015, more than 42 days after the last confirmed case. There were more than 300 contacts under follow-up in Forécariah as of 27 September 2015. In light of the proximity to the district of Kambia, social mobilization activities have been reinforced to sensitize border communities on Ebola related messaging.

11 Oct 2015 description

Recommandations principales :

- Distribuer des moustiquaires, seaux, bidons et couvertures aux nouveaux ménages déplacés.

- Augmenter la quantité d’eau potable approvisionnée sur le site ;
- Construire de nouvelles latrines d’urgence ;
- Construire des douches d’urgence ;
- Mener des campagnes de sensibilisation à l’hygiène.

10 Oct 2015 description

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, today expressed serious concern over grave violations against children during ongoing hostilities in Kunduz, in north-eastern Afghanistan.

09 Oct 2015 description


 Besoin de l’accès à l’aide humanitaire suite à la détérioration de la situation à Bangui

 Un renversement brutal de tendance humanitaire dans la province de Ouaka

 À la suite de leur libération par les groupes armés, les enfants apprennent tout simplement à être des enfants

 114 personnes déplacées sont expulsées à Bangui

 Un nouvel afflux de réfugiés en provenance de la République centrafricaine vers la RDC

09 Oct 2015 description


David Miliband, president and chief executive officer of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the global state of humanitarian and development aid and offers recommendations for making relief more efficient and effective, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

To listen to the podcast

09 Oct 2015 description

Key Highlights:

  • The Commissioner said the attack was launched by elements of SPLA –IO who came from Panyijar (Unity State).Attack on Manteu Barracks, according to the Commissioner, is a proof that it was the SPLA-OI (rebels).

  • 12 persons were killed in the attack (1 female, 11 male) out the 11 men one is a soldier and the rest are said to be civilians. 50% of the 25 wounded were reported brought to Rumbek State hospital while the rest are being treated in Maper (CUAMM PHCC. This was observed by the team)

09 Oct 2015 description

Situation overview

Following reported bombings and claims of displacement in Raja Town. The Inter-Cluster Working Group (ICWG) in WBeG State requested OCHA to facilitate and lead and IRNA mission in the county to verify claims of displacement and assess the general Humanitarian and protection situation of both old and new caseloads of IDPs in the County.
The IRNA team had two major objectives: