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24 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • On 22 October, 4,258 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia, of which 3,743 were housed in 18 governmental centres (below chart as well as our Joint Assessment of Government Centres refer).

24 Oct 2017 description

Key Figures

Affected Population

  • 1.5 million people expected to be impacted in Mosul and surrounding areas

  • 793,422 people currently displaced

Return Population

  • 300,576 IDPs have returned to their places of origin from the beginning of the Mosul operation to date.

Protection Monitoring

  • 50,955 families assessed

  • 245,534 individuals

24 Oct 2017 description

Situation Overview

On October 15, 2017, due to the effects of big waves to Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and the Low Pressure Area (LPA) occurred in Sulu and Tawi-Tawi Province, 7 barangays are affected and brought displacement to hundreds of families. The affected families decided to leave their respective area and temporarily stayed with their relatives and friends.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

631 families or 3,155 persons are affected in 7 barangays.

24 Oct 2017 description

21 October 2017

At 10:00 PM, TY "PAOLO" has maintained its strength and is about to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) with maximum sustained winds of up to 185 kph and gustiness of up to 225 kph. It is foretasted to move North Northeast at 27 kph.

The southwesterly wind flow enhanced by this Typhoon was foretasted to bring cloudy skies with scattered light to moderate and at times heavy rainshowers during thunderstorms over Mindanao, Western Visayas, and Palawan.

22 October 2017

23 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Nivel de ríos amazónicos muestran tendencia ascendente debido a presencia de lluvias en la selva

El nivel de los ríos amazónicos, en las últimas 24 horas, tuvo un incremento y se encuentran, la mayoría, en tendencia ascendente debido a la presencia de precipitaciones en la selva peruana que se viene registrando en los últimos días.

Piura: Incendio forestal en distrito de Chulucanas fue extinguido en su totalidad

23 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Ayacucho: Gobierno Regional capacitó a brigadas comunitarias en Pampamarca para afrontar emergencias

El Gobierno Regional de Ayacucho a través de la Sub Gerencia de Defensa Civil, realizó la capacitación de brigadas comunitarias en la localidad de Pampamarca en Parinacochas, para la atención frente a emergencias y rehabilitación.

GORE Lima clausura curso de acciones de respuesta frente a emergencias dictado a brigadistas

23 Oct 2017 description

Bangladesh Emergency Response

The recent violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has led to widespread movement of the Rohingya population both within Myanmar and across the border into Bangladesh. The newly arrived Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh live in extremely precarious and deteriorating conditions, requiring an immediate and comprehensive scale-up of the relief response. Given the current volatile situation, the numbers continue to increase. 603,000 people have been displaced since August 25th 2017.

FOOD SECURITY UPDATES:

23 Oct 2017 description

I. RAPPEL DU CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION DE L’INTERVENTION

Située dans la commune de Lim, la ville de Ngaoundaye a été le théâtre de plusieurs mouvements de population depuis le mois d’avril 2017 suite à la prise du poste de Bang par un groupe armé, ainsi qu’aux représailles ou craintes de représailles qui s’en sont suivies.

23 Oct 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH DURING September 2017

  • Several youth initiatives held in Syria.
  • Jordan Cross-Border works to localize reproductive health services.

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (FROM ALL CHANNELS)

23 Oct 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 45 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Marburg in Uganda

  • Monkeypox in Nigeria

  • Plague in Madagascar

  • Dengue fever in Burkina Faso

  • Cholera in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Cholera in Tanzania.

23 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

Inflation:

Consumer Price Index (CPI) remained stable (4%) in Northeast and declined mildly (3%) in the Southern regions but increased mildly in Central and Northwest (30%) in September 2017 month-on-month.

The CPI rose (8-20%) annually due to increases in cereal prices.

Exchange rate:

23 Oct 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

A plague outbreak in Madagascar has raised concern in neighbouring countries. As of 12 October, a total of 684 cases (suspected, probable and confirmed) including 57 deaths (CFR 8.3%) have been reported from 35 out of 114 districts. Of these 474 were clinically classified as pneumonic plague.

23 Oct 2017 description

SITUATION GENERALE DE LA PESTE A MADAGASCAR

BILAN

La remontée des informations provenant du Ministère de la Santé publique montre :
- Total des malades guéris depuis le 1er Août : 689, dont 37 guéris de ce jour ;
- Total des malades en cours de traitement : 225 ; Nouveaux cas de ce jour 29

ACTIVITES ENTREPRISES

23 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

Karan rains persisted in the Northwest regions, while Hagaa showers were confined in the coastal regions of Shebelle’s, Juba’s and parts of Bay. Northeastern regions also recieved moderate to heavy rainfall during the first two dekads of September whereas Central regions remained largely dry. Field reports indicate localized rainfall in Bakool, Gedo and Hiran.

23 Oct 2017 description

SITUATION GENERALE DE LA PESTE A MADAGASCAR

BILAN

La remontée des informations provenant du Ministère de la Santé Publique montre :

  • Total des malades guéris depuis le 1er Août : 652, dont le nombre de personnes guéries ce jour : 33
  • Total malade sous traitement : 238 ; dont nouveaux cas 40
  • Nombre de décès ce 20 octobre 2017 dans tout Madagascar : 2

ACTIVITES ENTREPRISES

23 Oct 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

As of 16 October, a total of 295,317 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan. This is up by more than 8,000 people compared to the previous week. The provinces sheltering the highest numbers of IDPs are Nangarhar (34,872), Kunduz (29,883), Badghis (24,625) and Baghlan (18,788).

23 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 900 new arrivals registered in Unity: In Yida refugee settlement, UNHCR registered 915 new arrivals (457F, 458M) including 682 children. Cumulatively, 10,709 new arrivals have been registered in 2017. Last year within the same period, 9,583 new arrivals were registered, which represents 10% increase due to the increased number of children leaving their parents in South Kordofan to pursue education opportunities.

23 Oct 2017 description

10,785 patients have been received at the health clinic at the north east border since it opened in December 2016.

32,800 families benefitted from cash assistance across Jordan, including 30,000 Syrian families and 2,800 other nationalities including Iraqi.

199 Government officials, lawyers and university students were trained by UNHCR staff on global trends, law and rights for refugees.

Operational Context