08 Jan 2018 description
The voluntary repatriation of Sudanese from Pladama Ouaka camp in Bambari, CAR, to Dafag, South Darfur concluded on 5 January, with 1,494 individuals returned home after 10 years.
08 Jan 2018 description
infographic — UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Since 1 January, more than 1,000 people have been displaced from Nangarhar to Kabul. Military operations in Kapisa reportedly also displaced 2,000 people within the province.
07 Jan 2018 description
As of 24 December, 2,229 associated deaths were reported across the country. People over the age of 60 continue to account for the highest percentage of deaths - nearly one-third.
07 Jan 2018 description
Amidst a drought emergency, 83 per cent of the 23,002 suspected measles cases were children under 10 years of age. The vaccination campaign will reach over 5 million children.
report — Médecins Sans Frontières
Without transportation and isolated by poor weather, the villagers, mostly elderly people, have no choice but to live with the constant stress of the conflict in the region.
The system is expected to continue southward along the eastern coast over the weekend, causing strong winds and heavy rains and generating a significant risk of flooding and landslides.
UN relief chief authorizes largest-ever CERF allocation to rapidly bolster the response in Yemen
The US $50 million allocation will ensure an integrated response across humanitarian sectors in 27 high-priority districts at risk of famine, as well as in areas where conflict has recently escalated.
IOM recorded 171,635 arrivals by sea in 2017, the figure in 2016 was 363,504. Arrivals in Italy by boat was 119,310, the lowest since the Mediterranean migrant emergency began.
report — Norwegian Refugee Council
Displaced people's most frequently repeated concerns relate to issues around protection, the ability to access basic rights and services, including the right to work and to go to school.
report — The Guardian
The first international court case intends to throw light on what happened to some of the millions of dollars siphoned off from funding to help fight the disease.
More than 5,000 refugees are estimated to have arrived in southern Chad since late December, escaping clashes between armed groups in the town of Paoua.
report — World Food Programme
A study shows that although more than 90% of refugees in Cox’s Bazar have received emergency food assistance, a major concern is limited access to a diversified and balanced diet.
Registran el índice de caudal histórico más alto de agua por lluvias en Santa Cruz, Bolvia
report — Government of Bolivia
"El dato histórico señala que son 320 milímetros los que se han registrado en 1977, sin embargo, este dato de 240 milímetros de los últimos días en la estación de Trompillo es el más alto en los últimos 40 años", se informó a los periodistas.
report — Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
At least 471 people in Yemen are believed to have been infected with diphtheria, killing one in 10 of them since the outbreak began in mid-August.
report — Government of Guatemala
Luego de su participación en el primer gabinete de gobierno de 2018, el secretario de SESAN, German González, informó que hubo una disminución en los casos de desnutrición aguda durante 2017, al resaltar también los logros y la ampliación de la Estrategia Nacional para la Prevención de la Desnutrición Crónica.
World + 22 othersYemen, DRC and eastern Africa top list of high-risk countries in early warning report
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
About 638 additional classrooms need to be built across three camps, but funding is lacking. The Response Plan to assist refugees in Tanzania is only 25 per cent funded.
The path/strength of the system is comparable with Tropical Cyclone Jade in 2009, which affected 61,000 people, causing 15 deaths and displacing 4,000 people.
Kenya + 2 othersDrought conditions set to continue in Kenya this year, affecting 3.4 million people
report — UN Children's Fund
An estimated 482,882 children require treatment for acute malnutrition, including 104,614 who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), says UNICEF.
03 Jan 2018 description
Guatemala + 10 othersEncuentro de Redes de participación de niños, niñas y adolescentes de Colombia
report — Save the Children
Los hallazgos, harán parte del mapeo general que REDLAMYC está desarrollando en diferentes países de América Latina y para cuya devolución a los niños y niñas, se planea poder realizar un siguiente encuentro en abril del 2018.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)140