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17 Jan 2018 description

As at end December 2017, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) required US$24.7 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 105.1 million crisis-affected people in 38 countries. Together the appeals were funded at $13.8 billion, or 54% of requirements. Funding for the appeals in 2017 fell 46% short of requirements, with $10.9 billion outstanding.

16 Jan 2018 description

Since gaining independence in 1962, Uganda has provided asylum to people fleeing war and persecution in neighboring countries, especially South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Rwanda and Burundi. Uganda's progressive refugee policy grant refugees freedom of movement, the right to seek employment and establish businesses, and to access public services such as education, health care and justice. In refugee-hosting districts, services are integrated with government service delivery systems, whenever feasible.

11 Jan 2018 description

The Deyr rains (October- December) were below average, impacting negatively on crop production and pasture conditions across the country. Food security needs are nearly double the five-year average. More than two million people, including over one million in 2017, are displaced and constitute one-third of the 6.2 million people in need of assistance. Life-saving assistance alongside livelihood support is required to address the humanitarian needs.

11 Jan 2018 description

Between 1 January and 31 December 2017, 15,779 unaccompanied and separated children arrived in Italy by sea, representing 13% of all sea arrivals in this period. Similarly, 14 per cent of those arriving in the same period last year were UASC. The numbers of UASC arriving by sea, however, have decreased compared to last year, when over 25,846 UASC were registered at landing points.

08 Jan 2018 description

Over the past few years, Somaliland districts have become host to households and individuals that have been displaced as a result of conflict, insecurity or drought from all over Somaliland. Hargeysa, Laas Caanood and Borama has the highest number of IDPs, and Stadium site is the largest site in terms of population with over 34,000 IDPs, followed by Statehouse and Erigavo with over 25,000 IDPs each. While over half of all sites were established more than a year ago, there is a sizeable number of sites established between 1-9 months ago .

31 Dec 2017 description
infographic World Health Organization

Highlights

  • During the month of November 2017, 435 cholera cases, with no death, were reported across the country as compared to 567 cases, with no death, reported in October 2017.

  • The cumulative number of cholera cases reported from January to November 2017 is 78 784 including 1 159 associated deaths with a case fatality rate of 1.47 % reported in 52 districts of the country.

27 Dec 2017 description
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  1. In 2017, Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs) in the MENA region requested US$7.4 billion. The total amount received to date is $4.6 billion (62%), which leaves a shortfall of $2.8 billion (38%).

  2. The Syria Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) requested US$5.58 billion. The total amount received to date is $2.96 billion (53%), which leaves a shortfall of $2.62 billion (47%).

26 Dec 2017 description

57,293 people assisted in November

  • 40,740 individuals (7,365 households) were provided with potable water in Togdheer, Sanaag and Lower Juba regions through borehole rehabilitation and water trucking.

23 Dec 2017 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

November data collection in Nugaal was conducted through a quantitative survey between 26 - 29 November, focusing only on those waterpoints in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.

21 Dec 2017 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

November data collection in Bay was conducted through a quantitative survey between 26 - 29 November, focusing only on those waterpoints in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.

21 Dec 2017 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

November data collection in Gedo was conducted through a quantitative survey between 26 - 29 November, focusing only on those waterpoints in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.

21 Dec 2017 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

November data collection in Middle Shabelle was conducted through a quantitative survey between 26 - 29 November, focusing only on those waterpoints in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.