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14 Sep 2017 description
A new risk report on armed violence in Côte d’Ivoire predicts the likelihood of displacement of civilians internally and into neighbouring communities and countries if violence escalates.
16 Aug 2017 description
More rain is likely to fall until the end of the rainy season in November, which could lead to further flooding. The risk of waterborne diseases is high, and compounded by a poor health system.
06 Jul 2017 description
As of 5 July, official figures show over 390,000 people have been affected in over 850 villages across 15 out of 32 districts, while just under 45,000 people are in 160 temporary shelters.
31 May 2017 description
The outbreak of dengue fever, with already more than twice the number of cases as the same time period in 2016, will be aggravated by damaged health facilities and water logging due to flooding.
25 May 2017 description
Floods during the rainy season from June-October will affect about 200,000 people, mostly in southern Sudan. Particularly vulnerable are 2.3 million IDPs and about 400,000 South Sudanese.
19 May 2017 description
The continued presence of groups responsible for the conflict indicates further violence is likely. Long-term displacement could disrupt planting activities and lead to further food insecurity.
04 May 2017 description
Hepatitis E is a new disease in Niger and there is no diagnostic capacity in the country. There is an urgent need to mobilise adequate health capacities to respond to the outbreak.
28 Apr 2017 description
With some 1.17 million internally displaced as of 27 April, priorities for humanitarian intervention include food security, access to healthcare and protection, including 4,000 children separated from their families.
07 Apr 2017 description
671 cholera cases have been reported in Awerial county, Lakes, since June 2016, of which at least 117 are new cases since 6 March. Most new cases have been reported in Mingkaman IDP camp.
07 Apr 2017 description
IFRC and ACAPS report envisages four different outcomes over the next six months, primarily focused on security in Libya and possible repercussions for Italy and Spain.
27 Mar 2017 description
Food security is rapidly deteriorating and the situation is now close to famine, with 17.1 million people in need of urgent lifesaving assistance.
16 Mar 2017 description
Since July 2016, the security situation has significantly deteriorated in the Equatorias, which now form the new frontline of the conflict between the government and the opposition.
14 Mar 2017 description
Food availability is a challenge to affected populations in remote areas cut off by damaged roads. All the crops and rice fields in Antalaha and Sambava have been submerged and destroyed.
01 Dec 2016 description
ACAPS identifies 10 countries where humanitarian needs are likely to be highest in 2017, as well as four that merit attention as they face a potential spike in needs.
03 Aug 2016 description
As of 3 August, some 3.2 million people across 16 districts of Bangladesh have been affected by monsoon-induced floods; 42 deaths have been recorded and 38 officially confirmed.
27 Jul 2016 description
ACAPS technical brief aims to support the design of questionnaires for use in humanitarian emergencies by providing a set of guiding principles and a step-by-step process.
01 Jun 2016 description
Over 165,000 people are trapped in the area between the Bab Al Salam crossing on the Turkey–Syria border and the town of Azaz in Aleppo governorate, facing difficulties in accessing medical care, food, water, and safety.
19 Apr 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
12 Apr 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
01 Apr 2016 description
At the beginning of the crisis, the international community perceived the outbreak as a purely public health emergency, while other needs of the affected communities were left largely unaddressed.