In this reporting period:
The security situation in the centre and west of Iraq continued to deteriorate.
Conflict near Ramadi has displaced large numbers of IDPs from and within Anbar Governorate.
In response to the displacement from Ramadi, UNHCR conducted protection monitoring at checkpoints to identify the needs of those displaced in affected governorates.
Violence has resumed in many areas of Yemen after the five-day humanitarian pause that concluded on 17 May. Delivery of assistance has stopped in some areas due to increased insecurity and limited humanitarian access.
Reports from health facilities indicate that at least 1,849 people were killed and 7,394 injured between 19 March and 15 May, the latest date for which figures are available. The total fatality figures are likely to be much higher.
Al menos 282 habitantes de comunidades afrocolombianas, se desplazaron de zona rural de Guapi (Cauca) a la cabecera municipal, por temor ante bombardeos y operativos militares en contra de las FARC-EP que se presentaron el 22 de mayo.
La Personería Municipal está tomando declaraciones y consolidando censo de población desplazada (ver Tabla).
Since 14 May 2015, increasing violence in central Ramadi caused a new wave of displacement from the Anbar Governorate. Ramadi City has been reported as under control of armed opposition group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) since 17 May 2015.
The IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) reported over 133,000 newly displaced individuals (as of 8 May, 2015) spread across 15 governorates of Iraq.
The Governorates worst-affected by the Ramadi displacements are Anbar, Babylon, Baghdad and Sulaymaniyah.
Tens of thousands displaced across Anbar Governorate as ISIL takes over Ramadi City
Hundreds of displaced families stranded at Bzbiz Bridge, as well as other checkpoints, unable to reach safety
Food, WASH supplies and other essential relief items rapidly deployed to multiple sites hosting Ramadi IDPs
Kerbala evictions of over 1,100 IDP families halted after high-level support provided
Conflict and displacement in Kunduz province has been constant throughout 2015. With no lull in fighting during the winter season, displacement within and from various provincial districts (Imam Sahib, Qalazai, Chahar Dara, Dashte Archi) to the urban area continued almost unabated through the first quarter of the year.
22,579 individuals displaced by conflict assessed/profiled in April 2015
Of these: 50 % displaced in Apr 2015 14 % in Mar 2015 7 % in Feb 2015 1 % in Jan 2015 2 % in Dec 2014 26 % earlier
Of these: 50.5 % male 49.5 % female 61 % children
End of April around 873,136 IDPs assessed/profiled
Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
Drought Phase: ALERT
- Biophysical indicators show some unusual fluctuations outside the expected seasonal range. o Good rainfall was received in the month -above normal. o The vegetation condition index VCI-3month is below normal.
Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
There are decreased livestock migrations in search of water and pasture. Minimum security related/restricted animals movements were reported.
Sud-Kivu : Plus de 9 300 Burundais ont trouvé refuge dans les territoires d’Uvira et de Fizi.
Nord-Kivu: Plus de 275 000 déplacés internes difficilement accessibles dans Rutshuru et Beni.
Province Orientale : L’insécurité handicape la lutte pour la sécurité alimentaire en Irumu.
Katanga : Le mauvais état des routes freine l’assistance dans le Territoire de Malemba Nkulu.
Des réfugiés burundais affluent au Sud-Kivu
A total of 104 areas across Syria were assessed in order to give a comprehensive account of the humanitarian situation there, and to inform a proper response in all sectors.
Total population in the assessed areas was about 11.5 million. More than 34% of them were IDPs.
More than 4.4 million people were reported to be in acute need of humanitarian assistance.
Providing medicine and medical equipment is the most urgent intervention needed in the health sector.
Situation of displaced people in Lake region in numbers
43,000 ESTIMATED NUMBER OF NIGERIAN REFUGEES AND CHADIAN IDPS AND RETURNEES (UNHCR APRIL 2015)
6,000 ESTIMATED NEW REFUGEES FROM NIGER AND NIGERIA AND CHADIAN IDPS AND RETURNEES IN DABOUA AND LIWA DISTRICTS (UNICEF RAPID ASSESSMENT PRELIMINARY REPORT, MAY 18 )
Situation of refugees & displaced people in Far-North in numbers
106,000 TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE (IDPS) (OCHA, APRIL 2015)
34,368 TOTAL NUMBER OF REFUGEES IN CAMPS (UNHCR, APRIL 2015)
39,000 TOTAL ESTIMATED SAM CASELOAD IN THE FAR NORTH IN 2015
JERUSALEM, May 21, 2015 - Blockades, war and poor governance have strangled Gaza's economy and the unemployment rate is now the highest in the world according to the latest World Bank economic update. The report will be presented to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), a forum of donors to the Palestinian Authority, at the bi-annual meeting in Brussels on May 27, 2015.
· The situation in South Sudan has drastically deteriorated in the past two weeks, with heavy fighting on-going across Unity and Upper Nile states. 100,000 people have been displaced and 650,000 have been cut off from aid as humanitarian organizations have been forced to withdraw from affected areas.
BLUF – Implications to PACOM
Note: This is the last daily Nepal Earthquake CFE-DMHA Disaster Information Report. A final, wrap-up summary will be distributed the week of 25 May.
Major redeployment/phased force flow continues with additional planned movements occurring over the next 72 hours. All four MV-22'S departed Nepal with 2x KC-135J'S providing aerial refueling out of Utaphao, Thailand. (USPACOM)
All JTF-505 personnel and equipment should complete retrograde from Nepal no later than 24 May 2015. (USPACOM)
USAID/FFP provides 1,640 metric tons (MT) of emergency food assistance to the UN World Food Program (WFP).
Debris and other obstacles hinder humanitarian access and assistance in some affected districts.
Relief actors initiate district-level contingency planning in preparation for the monsoon season.
HIGHLIGHTS IN SOUTH SUDAN
In a statement issued on 20 May 2015, the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the escalation of hostilities in the past ten days between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA in Opposition and their allied forces in Unity and Upper Nile States.
Iraq - Yesterday (21/5) UNDP, UN-Habitat and IOM formally handed over to Dohuk local authorities the communal infrastructure they contributed to the construction of Dawodiya displacement camp. Established in January, the camp now hosts 680 internally displaced families (approximately 4,000 people) originally from Ninewa, Tal-Afar and Sinjar.
IOM and seven UN agencies worked together to construct the camp with funds donated by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Japan and managed by UNOCHA.
Save The Children lance un programme d’éducation pour 10 000 enfants dans le sud Irumu.
Besoin de financement pour la prise en charge des victimes de violences sexuelles dans le Territoire d’Irumu.
Des vols aériens humanitaires pour désenclaver le sud Irumu.
Aperçu de la situation