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Aperçu de la situation humanitaire mondiale
PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 131,7M
PERSONNES DEVANT RECEVOIR UNE AIDE 93,6M
BESOINS FINANCIERS * USD 21,9Md
Tendances et défis mondiaux
Malgré les progrès du développement mondial, une personne sur 70 dans le monde est en proie à une crise et a besoin d’assistance humanitaire et de protection d’urgence.
De plus en plus de personnes sont déplacées par les conflits. Le nombre de personnes déplacées de force est passé de 59,5 millions en 2014 à 68,5 millions en 2017.
At a glance
PEOPLE IN NEED 131.7M
PEOPLE TO RECEIVE AID 93.6M
FUNDING REQUIRED* $21.9B
Global trends and challenges
Despite global development gains, one in every 70 people around the world is caught up in crisis and urgently needs humanitarian assistance and protection.
More people are being displaced by conflict. The number of forcibly displaced people rose from 59.5 million in 2014 to 68.5 million in 2017.
Launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2019 and the World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2018 At the end of November 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Response Plan (3RP) require US$ US$24.93 to assist 97.9 million people in urgent need of humanitarian support. The requirements are lower than announced at the end of October ($25.2 billion) as those for Ethiopia have now been reduced. The plans are funded at $14.29 billion; this amounts to 57.3 per cent of financial requirements for 2018.
This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 57 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:
- Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Lassa fever in Nigeria
- Measles in Mauritius
Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.
Noticias ONU Cambio Climático, 7 de diciembre de 2018 - En la Conferencia sobre cambio climático de la ONU, (COP24), que se está celebrando en Katowice (Polonia), se debatirá una serie de recomendaciones destinadas a ayudar a los países a hacer frente al desplazamiento de personas como consecuencia de los efectos del cambio climático.
According to the recently published Global Humanitarian Overview, the estimated total need of humanitarian assistance in 2019 amounts to EUR 22 billion.
This means that 132 million people in approximately 40 countries are in need of emergency relief, the majority of them in Africa and the Middle East.
The world’s worst humanitarian crisis is currently in Yemen, but the situation is extremely difficult also in Syria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Sudan.
ONU Changements climatiques Infos, 9 décembre 2018 - Un ensemble de recommandations visant à aider les pays à faire face aux problèmes de déplacement de population attribuables aux impacts du changement climatique, tels que les sécheresses prolongées, seront discutées lors de la Conférence de l’ONU sur les changements climatiques (COP24) qui se tient à Katowice en Pologne.
UN Climate Change News, 6 December 2018 – A key set of recommendations that aim to help countries cope with the displacement of people as a result of climate change impacts such as prolonged droughts will be discussed at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland.
The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is like tango, it takes two — the ocean and the atmosphere — to complete. This year, despite widespread above-average sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial Pacific Ocean, the atmosphere has not yet responded. Therefore, only “ENSO-neutral” conditions have prevailed in the region so far.
Although the stage is set for the tango, ENSO may or may not materialize, or just slightly influence some parts of the region.
At today’s high-level pledging event for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), 41 donors announced record pledges of US$439 million for 2019 and additional contributions for 2018, ensuring a record level of funding of $554 million to CERF for this year.
Migrant groups travelling through Mexico to the United States include many vulnerable people
Ongoing armed confrontations in eastern Colombia displace more than 700 people
Volcán de Fuego volcano erupts again, affecting thousands still reeling from June 3 eruptions
El Niño forecast for late 2018-2019 warns of dry conditions in six Latin American countries
Number of asylum claims from Nicaraguans steadily decline from previous months
Every day, an additional 110,000 people are forced into water scarcity: WaterAid
A new ranking by WaterAid of developing countries shows where millions of people are already losing their right to water, increasing their vulnerability to the impact of climate change.
Sudan, Niger and Pakistan are the top 3 countries with the most threatened water supply, based on new analysis of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative measures of access to water, climate patterns and water usage rates.
Urgent legislative and policy measures crucial to ensure zero hunger
This quarterly update is compiled by OCHA ROSEA to support growth in innovative policy, practice and partnerships in humanitarian action to better engage with disaster-affected communities across Southern and Eastern Africa.
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.
Since the beginning of this year Ethiopia has more new conflict-driven Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) than any other country in the world, with over 1.4 million in 2018. Of the approximately 2.8 million total IDPs in Ethiopia, over 2.2 million are displaced due to conflict with the over 500,000 remaining displaced by climatic shocks, including drought- and flood-induced food insecurity. An estimated 7.9 million people in Ethiopia are in need of emergency food assistance, with those internally displaced being some of the most affected.
Welcome to the INFORM 2019 report.
Mauritania hosts over 2,000 urban refugees and asylumseekers and more than 57,000 Malian refugees in and around Mbera 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, 105 new arrivals were registered in Mbera camp.