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14 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNSC extends UNAMID mandate through June 2019

  • Relief actors scale up flood preparedness activities for the ongoing rainy season

  • High staple food prices projected to persist across Sudan through 2019

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

14 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian needs continue despite reports of IDP returns to areas of origin in Ituri

  • Acute food insecurity persists in conflict-affected areas of DRC

  • Relief organizations respond to new Ebola outbreak in North Kivu

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

14 Aug 2018 description

Faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 6 août 2018 :

14 Aug 2018 description

Highlights since the last map was sent on PacNet on 6 August 2018

13 Aug 2018 description

SITUATION

  • In Yemen, an estimated 22.2 million people require humanitarian assistance in order to meet their basic needs, including 17.8 million people who require emergency food assistance, according to the UN.

10 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Regional confirmed measles caseload increases by approximately 50 percent from June to mid-July, health actors report

  • Government of Colombia (GoC) announces intention to grant more than 440,000 undocumented Venezuelans work and residency permits, allowing access to health care

  • U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announces nearly $9 million in additional USAID funding to support Venezuela regional crisis humanitarian response activities in Colombia

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

10 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Airstrikes and insecurity result in civilian deaths, infrastructure damage, and service disruptions

  • Relief agencies provide humanitarian assistance to more than 283,000 Al Hudaydah IDPs

  • Health actors commence a cholera vaccination campaign targeting 578,000 people in Al Hudaydah and Ibb governorates

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

10 Aug 2018 description

Washington, 10 ago (PL) Más de 550 niños inmigrantes indocumentados permanecen hoy separados de sus padres en Estados Unidos, cuando pasaron dos semanas desde la fecha límite dada por un juez federal para que el Gobierno reuniera a las familias.

La administración de Donald Trump reconoció este jueves que en total suman 559 menores con edades de cinco a 17 años los que siguen bajo custodia de las autoridades norteamericanas, de los cuales 386 corresponden a padres que fueron deportados de esta nación.

09 Aug 2018 description

SITUATION

  • Chad is a low-income, land-locked country that suffers from chronic food insecurity due to the effects of regional conflict, frequent drought, lack of income-generating opportunities and limited access to social services. An estimated 4.4 million people in Chad require humanitarian assistance, according to the UN.

08 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relief actors temporarily suspend operations in Bambari, Bria, and Kaga-Bandoro following armed attacks

  • More than 50 NGOs express concern over deteriorating conditions in CAR

  • IDPs return to communities of origin in and around Paoua after MINUSCA conducts security operations

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

08 Aug 2018 description

SITUATION

  • After more than four years of civil conflict, South Sudan remains one of the most food-insecure countries in the world. The IPC Technical Working Group reported that 5.3 million people required food assistance in January, an increase of 40 percent from the same time last year. Food security deteriorated through July 2018, as widespread conflict continued to displace communities, disrupt livelihood activities and impede humanitarian access to vulnerable populations.

08 Aug 2018 description

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Today, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Nikki Haley announced nearly $9 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support Colombia's efforts to respond to an influx of people who have fled chaos and repression in Venezuela.

With this funding, the U.S. Government's humanitarian assistance for the regional response to the Venezuelan crisis now totals more than $46 million since Fiscal Year 2017.

08 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN records at least 10 aid worker deaths between January and June

  • April–May clashes result in more than 230 civilian deaths in Unity

  • Violence prompts relief actors to restrict operations in Maban

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

07 Aug 2018 description

Situation

Madagascar faces a number of humanitarian challenges, including recurring natural disasters, disease outbreaks, banditry, pest infestations and acute food insecurity. According to the UN, 90 percent of the population lives below the international poverty line and more than 50 percent of children under the age of 5 are chronically malnourished.

07 Aug 2018 description

Ciudad de Guatemala, 7 ago (AGN).- El Gobierno de Estados Unidos construirá cuatro bodegas que serán utilizadas para apoyo y ayuda humanitaria en casos de emergencia en Guatemala, según un convenio de cooperación entre ambos países, publicado hoy en el diario oficial.

La construcción estará a cargo del Grupo Militar de los Estados Unidos y contará con una inversión de 2,18 millones de dólares.

07 Aug 2018 description

Hurricane John 

Eastern North Pacific and Mexico and Baja California Peninsula (Alert)
On 7 August 2018, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NOAA) reported Hurricane John is located 320 miles south west of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico and 345 miles south of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, with strong wind gusts; it is expected to become a major hurricane tonight or early tomorrow. The report is available in English at: National Hurricane Center.

07 Aug 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 59,271 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through 5 August 2018. That total compares to 117,102 at this time last year, and over 263,436 at this time in 2016.

Arrivals to Spain lead all countries with 23,741, or just over 40 per cent of all Mediterranean irregular migrants, who this year have surpassed those coming on competing routes. Their migration volume has nearly tripled the number of those registered at this time last year, when some 8,677 had arrived through 31 July.