Situation générale en décembre 2018
Prévision jusqu'à mi-février 2019
Une résurgence du Criquet pèlerin se développe au Soudan et en Érythrée
General situation during November 2018
Forecast until mid-January 2019
Desert Locust outbreak develops in Sudan and Eritrea
Favourable ecological conditions and extensive breeding caused a Desert Locust outbreak to develop in the winter breeding areas along the Red Sea coast in Sudan and Eritrea during December.
Current major event
Disease outbreaks in Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR), January to December 2018
A total of 10 outbreaks were reported in the countries of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) during January to December 2018. Some of these outbreaks have reported in the previous year and not been contained.
During a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on 28 November, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed an agreement with Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSC), in support of UNRWA’s core health, education and social services in 2018.
This very generous and crucial USD50 Million contribution has now been transferred to UNRWA, confirming the unprecedented mobilization of support by donors and partners worldwide this year to help UNRWA to overcome its worst financial crisis ever.
Current major event
Hepatitis A outbreak in Northern Aleppo
The Ministry of Health of Syria has reported a cluster of acute jaundice syndrome cases in the northwest area of Aleppo. Laboratory tests performed in WHO’s reference laboratory at American University of Beirut identified hepatitis A virus (HAV) as the causative organism of these acute jaundice cases.
This dashboard analyses and represent information based on IOM data and reports by UNCTAD 2018, UNODC 2018 and ISS 2017, regarding the cost of the journey facilitated by smuggling networks from the Horn of Africa. Costs were available for movements related to 6 countries - Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Yemen and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -, and for 2 Routes: Northern and Eastern Route.
Affording the Journey
An estimated 500,000 Ethiopians were present in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) once the amnesty period for the irregular migrants expired in March, 2017. The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (GoKSA) had previously the deadline several times.
The migrants arrive at the Bole Internal Airport in Addis Ababa, where they are regis by IOM staff before continuing on to their destination. IOM also provides support to the most vulnerable migrants in the form of basis assistance.
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
Wheat production phased out in 2016, green fodder phasing out in 2019
Cereal import requirements forecast to increase in 2018/19
Subsidy cuts moving slower, new VAT scheme introduced in January 2018
Wheat production phased out in 2016, green forage phasing out in 2019
To stop depletion of local water reserves, the country terminated its wheat cultivation by the end of the 2015/16 marketing year.
REGIONAL OVERVIEW: NOVEMBER 2018
A total of 561 migrants were registered at MRCs across the region in November. The largest number of migrants was registered in Semera (195), followed by Bosasso (141),
Current major event
Multidrug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan
Since November 2016, there has been an increase in the number of cases of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Typhoid (MDR S. Typhi) fever in Pakistan. Up to epiweek 48 of 2018 a total of 5,174 cases of MDR S. Typhi have been reported from different districts of Sindh province (please see table) in Pakistan.
RIYADH / 9 Rabi' II 1440 AH (17 December 2018) – The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) is distributing school supplies in Al Mahra, the easternmost province of Yemen. SDRPY staff are delivering 192,000 books, 10,000 book bags, 6,000 desks, and twelve 30-passenger school buses. These materials will benefit some 26,000 students in 150 schools throughout Al Mahra Governorate.
By Lauren Shaw
With policymakers under growing public pressure to manage unwanted migration, questions of how, when, and under what conditions unauthorized immigrants, rejected asylum seekers, and other migrants can be returned to their origin countries received increased attention at international levels in 2018.
Regional Flow Monitoring Network
124 FMPs are currently active in three countries in the region.
As of the last report (July and August 2018) IOM identified at least 669,176 migrants currently in Libya. Migrants were identified in 100 municipalities, within 554 communities originating from more than 41 countries [primarily from Niger (19%), Egypt (14%) and Chad (14%)]. Information on current migration flows was collected through 1,897 assessments. Migrants were primarily located in Tripoli (22%), Misrata (12%) and Ejdabia (10%).