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20 Jan 2019 description

Key issues in the past week:

18,500 new IDPs reported this week.

A total of 1,500 have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2019.

Food cluster reached nearly 162,000 people in need in 8 provinces with 4,400 metric tons (mt) of food.

18,500 New IDPs reported in the past week

218,000 People assisted in the past week

1,500 Total verified IDPs in 2019

Countrywide conflict displacement

18 Jan 2019 description

À la fin du mois de décembre 2018, 21 Plans de réponse humanitaire (HRP) et le Plan régional de réponse pour la Syrie (3RP) nécessitaient 24,93 milliards de dollars pour assister 97,9 millions de personnes ayant un besoin urgent d’assistance humanitaire. Les financements requis restaient identiques à ceux enregistrés à fin du mois de novembre 2018. Les plans sont financés à hauteur de 14,58 milliards de dollars, comblant 58,5% des besoins financiers pour 2018.

15 Jan 2019 description

Overview

Asia-Pacific remains the world's most disaster-prone region and, in 2018, natural disasters once again affected millions of people. During the year the region experienced a number of sudden-onset disasters that prompted international responses, including Tropical Cyclone Gita in Tonga (February), a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea (February), Tropical Storm Son Tinh in Lao PDR (August), Cyclone Mangkhut in the Philippines (September) and a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province (October).

11 Jan 2019 description
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At the end of December 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Response Plan (3RP) required US$24.93 billion to assist 97.9 million people in urgent need of humanitarian support. The requirements remained unchanged as of the end of November 2018. The plans are funded at $14.58 billion which amounts to 58.5 per cent of financial requirements for 2018. Notably, the percentage of total funding contributed through humanitarian response plans carried out by the UN with partners in 2018 is estimated at 62.9%.

10 Jan 2019 description

Key issues in the past week:

6,000 new IDPs reported this week.

Food cluster reached nearly 287,000 people in need in 11 provinces with 2,614 metric tons (mt) of food and US$ 460,000 in cash transfers.

A total of 349,794 people have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2018.

Key numbers of the past week:

6,015 new IDPs reported in the past week

349,794 total verified IDPs in 2018

377,096 people assisted in the past week

Countrywide conflict displacement

03 Jan 2019 description

Key issues in the past week:

1, 500 new IDPs reported this week.

Food cluster reached nearly 577,000 people in need in 25 provinces with 6,200 metric tons (mt) of food and US$1.26 million in cash transfers.

A total of 343,000 people have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

26 Dec 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

Food cluster reached 104,500 drought-affected people in eight provinces with 720 metric tons (mt) of food and US$180,000 in cash transfers.

Based on initial reports, 4,100 people were displaced in the past week.

A total of 332,900 people have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

19 Dec 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • On 12 December, 2,100 people (300 families) were airlifted from Sar-e-Hawz villages of Pashtun-Kot to Maymana city.

  • Based on initial reports, 15,200 people were displaced in the past week.

  • A total of 325,200 people have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

13 Dec 2018 description

Introduction

World Humanitarian Data and Trends presents global- and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance. Its purpose is to consolidate this information and present it in an accessible way, providing policymakers, researchers and humanitarian practitioners with an evidence base to support humanitarian policy decisions and provide context for operational decisions.

11 Dec 2018 description

Launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2019 and the World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2018

11 Dec 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

On 30 November 2018, a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Pule-Khumri city in Baghlan province: 1,190 people were affected, nine people were injured, 32 houses destroyed, and 138 houses damaged.

Based on initial reports, 29,650 people were displaced in the past week.

A total of 316,470 people have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

07 Dec 2018 description

Repatriation of Afghan refugees was 10% more compared to 144 refugees that repatriated between 18 and 24 November 2018. Returns of undocumented Afghans increased by 42% compared to 436 individuals that returned in the preceding week.

Some 142 (89%) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 550 (89%) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance. UNHCR has suspended the voluntary repatriation program from 1 December 2018 until 28 February 2019 for the winter break.

05 Dec 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:
- The situation in Malistan and Jaghuri districts in Ghazni province is gradually becoming normal. IDPs have started returning to their place of origin.
- Based on initial reports, 6,720 people were displaced in the past week, out of which 1,400 were displaced due to drought.
- A total of 306,161 people have been verified as being displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

04 Dec 2018 description
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Global trends and challenges

More than 1 per cent of people across the planet right now are caught up in major humanitarian crises. The international humanitarian system is more effective than ever at meeting their needs – but global trends including poverty, population growth and climate change are leaving more people than ever vulnerable to the devastating impacts of conflicts and disasters.

30 Nov 2018 description

Repatriation of Afghan refugees was 45% more compared to 99 refugees that repatriated between 11 and 17 November 2018. Returns of undocumented Afghans decreased by 26% compared to 587 individuals that returned in the preceding week.
Some 95% (137 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 89% (388 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

27 Nov 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • Humanitarian actors are facing increasing demands of illegal taxation by NSAGs.

  • The security situation in Malistan and Juguri of Ghazni province has improved. However, some local residents feel traumatized by the recent conflict.

  • A total of 301,000 people have been verified as having been displaced by conflict in 2018.

***Countrywide conflict displacement**

23 Nov 2018 description

Repatriation of Afghan refugees was 54% less compared to 216 refugees that repatriated between 4 and 10 November 2018. Returns of undocumented Afghans increased, by 52%, compared to 387 individuals that returned in the preceding week.

Some 97% (96 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 87% (513 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.