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17 Jan 2018 description
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Mauritania hosts over 2,362 urban refugees and asylumseekers and about 50,000 Malian refugees in Mbera, a camp established in 2012 in the arid south-eastern region close to the Malian border.

Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, large-scale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. In December alone, 104 new arrivals were registered in Mbera.

As the situation in northern Mali continues to be unstable, Mauritania struggles to cope with the growing needs of new refugees and the vulnerable host communities.

20 Dec 2017 description

BALTIMORE, Dec. 20, 2017 - Lutheran World Relief (LWR), an international NGO working to develop sustainable solutions to poverty, has released its 2018 Early Warning Forecast of regions it is monitoring for potential or worsening humanitarian crises over the coming year: 11 Humanitarian Hotspots for the World to Watch

Ambassador Daniel V. Speckhard, LWR president & CEO, noted that armed conflict is a thread running through the world's current crises.

15 Dec 2017 description
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Mauritania hosts over 2,200 urban refugees and asylumseekers and almost 52,000 Malian refugees in Mbera, a camp established in 2012 in the arid south-eastern region close to the Malian border.

Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, large-scale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. In November alone, 482 new arrivals were registered in Mbera.

As the situation in northern Mali continues to be unstable, funding gaps may have a dire impact on the continuation of activities in 2018.

16 Nov 2017 description
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Mauritania hosts over 2,200 urban refugees and asylumseekers and almost 52,000 Malian refugees in Mbera, a camp established in 2012 in the arid south-eastern region close to the Malian border.
Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, large-scale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. In October alone, 689 new arrivals were registered in Mbera.

01 Nov 2017 description

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Iraq

Affected areas Kirkuk and Salah Din governorates
Cause of displacement Conflict
Figures More than 133,000 new displacements between 21 September and 17 October

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18 Oct 2017 description
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Mauritania hosts over 2,000 urban refugees and asylum seekers and almost 52,000 Malian refugees in Mbera, a camp established in 2012 in the arid south-eastern region close to the Malian border.

Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, large-scale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. In September alone, 471 new arrivals were registered in Mbera.

09 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Réfugiés burundais et lutte contre le choléra, victimes de l’insécurité dans le Territoire de Fizi

Aperçu de la situation

04 Sep 2017 description
report The Guardian

So far this year, at least 140 million people across 37 countries have been left in need of humanitarian aid. But most of them will not get it

26 Jul 2017 description

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China

Affected areas

Country-wide Cause of displacement Disaster

Figures More than 1.8 million new disaster displacements between 22 June and 12 July

Context

11 Jul 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Déplacement d’environ 80.000 personnes de la Zone de Santé de Kimbi-Lulenge, en Territoire de Fizi

  • 46 cas suspects de choléra notifiés à Bukavu dans l’aire de santé de Nguba à la semaine 25

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07 Jun 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • 1 400 personnes se seraient déplacées dans le groupement de Balala-Nord, en Territoire de Fizi

  • Plus de 2 000 personnes déplacées sans abris à Butale en Territoire de Fizi suite à un incendie.

Aperçu de la situation

19 Apr 2017 description
report Radio Okapi

Un enfant est mort et deux autres sont grièvement blessés, lundi 17 avril, après une pluie accompagnée d’un vent violent, dans le groupement Kamanyola, en territoire de Walungu (Sud-Kivu).

Selon le chef de poste d’encadrement administratif de Kamanyola, Bertin Zagabe, cette catastrophe naturelle a également détruit des maisons et des champs de maïs.

Il a indiqué que l’Etat congolais avait pris en charge les frais funéraires du garçon décédé et les frais médicaux de deux enfants blessés.

23 Feb 2017 description
report ACTED

Depuis janvier 2016, dans la zone de santé de Manono, dans la province du Tanganiyka, au sud-est de la RDC, des pluies diluviennes provoquent d’importantes inondations. 56 000 personnes habitant le territoire de Manono ont été exposées aux conséquences des catastrophes naturelles.

23 Jan 2017 description
report Caritas

Uvira, le 23 janvier 2017 (caritasdv.cd) : une pluie torrentielle accompagnée des vents violents et des grêles s’est abattue dans la plaine de la Ruzizi, précisément sur le Centre de Développement Communautaire de Kiringye, dans la nuit du 19 au 20 janvier 2017. Selon les premiers éléments d’information recueillis par le Directeur du Bureau Diocésain de Développement (BDD) Uvira et Coordinateur du Centre sus -cité, cette pluie a causé des dégâts énormes :

19 Dec 2016 description

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Hunger is not inevitable As 2016 comes to an end, almost 130-million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Throughout the year, natural hazards, conflict and protracted crises have placed a particularly heavy burden on the poor, who are often extremely vulnerable to shocks. Across 22-affected areas, 70-million people are currently in Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Phase 3 or above.