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24 May 2018 description
report World Vision
Thousands remain in urgent need of humanitarian assistance along the north-western coastline of Somaliland in the wake of Cyclone Sagar, the strongest storm to ever make landfall in the region.
24 May 2018 description
Several hundred Rohingya volunteers in settlements across Bangladesh have received training on mental health issues, including basic psychological first aid.
24 May 2018 description
The total number of people in the affected districts is 6.2 million, of which 1.1 million are noted to be in IPC 3 and 4 and 1.628 million - 26% - had already been displaced prior to the flooding.
23 May 2018 description
Refugees International warns that a humanitarian catastrophe is imminently threatening nearly one million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh as they face the onset of the monsoon and cyclone season.
21 May 2018 description
Very heavy rain fell in Sri Lanka causing flash floods. The worst affected provinces include Southern and Western. Five people are reported dead and nearly 2,200 families were affected.
20 May 2018 description
The appeal falls within a broader one made at the start of 2018 for $1.5 billion for the humanitarian needs of more than five million people affected by drought and conflict across the country.
18 May 2018 description
“We are concerned that we could see more patients come in if the heavy rains and flooding continue like this,” says Alfred Davies Jr, MSF’s Field Coordinator for Dagahaley in Dadaab.
16 May 2018 description
At risk from the fighting is not only the welfare of hundreds of thousands of people and the possibility of mass displacement, but the remarkable progress that both Somaliland and Puntland have made over the years.
15 May 2018 description
Almost 12,000 Rohingya refugees have now been moved to safer ground by IOM, as storms continue to lash southern Bangladesh. In all 24,000 are deemed at highest risk.
15 May 2018 description
report World Vision
Continuous rain has submerged homes, schools and businesses, displacing more than 700,000 people; they are now in tents on higher ground, in schools or other evacuation sites.
15 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
From the Central African Republic to South Sudan, and from Syria to Afghanistan, attacks on children in conflict have continued unabated during the first four months of the year.
12 May 2018 description
The funding will help cover basic needs such as emergency shelter, food and nutrition, drinking water and repair of water facilities, emergency health care and epidemics prevention.
08 May 2018 description
Flash and river floods, caused by heavy rainfall, have affected more than 695,000 Somalis, and displaced nearly 215,000, in the past few days.
08 May 2018 description
The 12-acre plot is ready to receive shelters, water, hygiene and education facilities. It will provide new homes for nearly 500 families living in high-risk parts of the refugee site.
07 May 2018 description
The rapid spike in IDP numbers, although expected, has stretched the capacity of the Aden Humanitarian Coordination Team which had to expand operations into new areas in Abyan, Lahj and Shabwah governorates.
04 May 2018 description
The scale of the refugee crisis has placed significant pressure on host communities as people are competing for already scarce natural resources, food, fuel and work.
03 May 2018 description
Water sources have been contaminated and 33 health centres have been destroyed along with homes, crops, irrigation systems and farm equipment, and roads and train lines.
02 May 2018 description
report Save the Children
Catastrophic flash flooding has forced 175,000 people out of their homes, leaving them more vulnerable to malnutrition and diseases such as AWD and cholera.
01 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF estimates that over 100,000 people, with about 55,000 children, at risk due to floods and landslides and this figure could go up to 200,000 depending on the intensity of rains.
30 Apr 2018 description
report CARE
On 18 April pre-monsoon downpours hit Cox's Bazar, with up to 43 millimeters of rain recorded in the area. The situation may worsen when the rains become severe, around May or July.