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22 Oct 2017 description
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CONTEXT AND METHODOLOGY

Nyal Town is located in Northern Panyijiar County, Unity State, along the banks of the Sudd, the third largest swamp in the world. Since the beginning of the crisis, IDPs from Unity and Jonglei states have perceived Nyal as a safe location with ample resources. Recently, Nyal has also become a key location for people traveling to and from nearby islands.

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Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Waragou, situé à 13 km du chef-lieu de la commune de Gueskerou dans la région de Diffa.

Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en septembre 2017.

Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.

22 Oct 2017 description

REACH, in partnership with the Nigeria WASH Sector and Global WASH Cluster carried out a baseline assessment on WASH related vulnerabilities amongst Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees and non-displaced populations in multiple Local Government Area (LGA) capitals in Borno State.
This factsheet provides an overview of key findings from the WASH baseline assessment.

22 Oct 2017 description

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Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de El Hadji Mainari, situé à 8 km du chef-lieu de la commune de Gueskerou dans la région de Diffa.

Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en septembre 2017.

Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.

22 Oct 2017 description

REACH, in partnership with the Nigeria WASH Sector and Global WASH Cluster carried out a baseline assessment on WASH related vulnerabilities amongst Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees and non-displaced populations in multiple Local Government Area (LGA) capitals in Borno State. This factsheet provides an overview of key findings from the WASH baseline assessment.

22 Oct 2017 description

The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for the international community to act now and not forget the millions of people displaced by increasing levels of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Ms Patel’s call came as she announced vital lifesaving support for hundreds of thousands of victims of political insecurity and increasing levels of violence in the DRC.

The crisis has forced 3.8 million people to flee their homes, resulting in widespread malnutrition, disease and suffering in many regions of the DRC.

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Summary

A Social Disorganization happened in Barangay Lamud and Barangay Biarong, South Upi, Maguindanao last 3 October 2017.

1. Status of Affected Families/Persons

302 Families or 962 Persons were affected due to Social Disorganization in South Upi and Upi, Maguindanao (see Table 1).

1. Status of Internally Displaced Families/Persons

A total of 302 families or 962 persons are currently staying to their relatives or friends for their safety and temporary shelter. (Table 2).

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Situation Overview

On October 15, 2017, continuous heavy rains brought about by the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) caused flooding in some parts of Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay affecting seven (51) barangays.

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

7,646 families or 34,705 persons are affected in 51 barangays (See Table 1).

2. Status of Displaced Families / Persons

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Situation Overview

TYPHOON "PAOLO" HAS INTENSIFIED AS IT CONTINUES TO ACCELERATE AWAY FROM THE COUNTRY.

Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 1900 km diameter of the Typhoon. "PAOLO" is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between late night today and early morning tomorrow.

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20 October 2017

At 10:00 AM, TY "PAOLO" has slightly changed course and is now moving in a North Northeast direction with a maximum 'sustained winds of up to 130 kph and gustiness of up to 160 kph. At 10:00 PM, it maintains its direction and is slowly moving away from the country. Meanwhile, the LPA near Mindoro has already dissipated.

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II. EFFECTS:

A. Affected Population

  1. A total of 4,710 families / 23,520 persons were affected in twenty-nine (29) barangays in Zamboanga City and Zamboanga del Norte:
21 Oct 2017 description

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19 October 2017

At 10:00 PM today, the eye of Typhoon "PAOLO" was located based on all available data at 930 km East northEast of Baler, Aurora (17.3 °N, 130.1 °E) It has maintained its strength and continues to move north northwest over the Philippine Sea.

21 Oct 2017 description

BACKGROUND

At the height of the humanitarian crisis in North-East Nigeria, seven of the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state of Adamawa were directly affected by fighting, forcing thousands to flee and take refuge in other parts of the state and across the country. Fighting led to the high levels of destruction, resulting in large displacements.

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KEY FIGURES

  • 1.2 Million in need of immediate WASH support in need of immediate WASH support

• Overall target* for the WASH Sector: 750’000 individuals

• Number of people reached** with WASH assistance to date: 450’000 individuals

• Total approx. gap for the WASH Sector: 300’000 individuals  

Needs

• Given the current capacity of local partners, government counterparts and INGOs with an approved FD-7, the target of the WASH Sector is 750’000 people out of the 1.2 million people in need.

21 Oct 2017 description

As governments in several Caribbean countries start rebuilding key infrastructure, housing and communities after hurricanes Maria and Irma hit several island nations a month ago, the Government of the People’s Republic of China is supporting efforts to build back better.

Responding to the catastrophic damage left by two back-to-back category 5 hurricanes – the most powerful ever recorded in the Atlantic –the Ministry of Commerce of China has provided funds totaling US$5 million for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to assist communities in post-disaster recovery.

21 Oct 2017 description

Nairobi, 21 October 2017 - The Training of Trainers (ToT) by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to prevent the recruitment and use of children as child soldiers in Somalia closed in Nairobi yesterday with participants calling for an end to the use of minors in armed conflict.

The 12-day training that involved at least 23 participants drawn from the Somali National Security Forces (military, police and intelligence) and Federal Government of Somalia officials noted that the issue of child soldiers is an evil that needs to be eradicated.

21 Oct 2017 description

Tunis, 21 October 2017 - The Joint Drafting Committee of the House of Representatives and the High Council of the State concluded its second round of meetings, facilitated by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Libya, Dr Ghassan Salamé, on the wording of amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement. Today's session included identifying the many points of consensus as well as the points of divergence that still exist. The members of the Joint Commission will be retuning to Libya tomorrow.

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(Baghdad, 21 October 2017) – Humanitarian partners are reaching thousands of people with emergency assistance on a daily basis.

During the past week, well over 100,000 civilians fled from Kirkuk, Makhmur and Tuz Khurmatu districts. Smaller numbers fled Zummar. The situation remains very fluid, with people sometimes fleeing for less than 24 hours before returning home.