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19 Aug 2018 description
infographic World Health Organization

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From epidemiological week 27 (also known as “epi week”) to epi week 30 (July 02 through July 29, 2018), a total of 409,247 consultations, including communicable and non-communicable diseases, were reported from health facilities covered by the eWARN system in Iraq, with an average of 102,312 patients per week. In July the number of sites submitting weekly epi-reports varied by week, ranging from 158 to 203 sites.

19 Aug 2018 description

UNHCR Jordan has one of the largest refugee helplines in the world, answering nearly 150,000 calls per month. Since its inception in 2008, staff on the helpline have responded to over 1.7 million calls. The system uses Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology, where automated information is delivered on key topics, while 14 dedicated staff are available for more complex and emergency calls.

19 Aug 2018 description
infographic US Geological Survey

Yellow alert for shaking-related fatalities. Estimated Economic Losses Some casualties are possible and the impact should be relatively localized. Past events with this alert level have required a local or regional level response.

Green alert for economic losses. There is a low likelihood of damage.

19 Aug 2018 description
infographic US Geological Survey

Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.

18 Aug 2018 description

TOTAL REQUIREMENT US$ 5.0 billion
TOTAL PLAN FUNDING US$ 1.6 billion
UNMET REQUIREMENT US$ 3.4 billion
FUNDING OUTSIDE PLANS US$ 347 million

17 Aug 2018 description

Weekly repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 53% less compared to 621 refugees repatriated between 29 July and 4 August 2018. Return of undocumented Afghans also decreased, by 34%, compared to the preceding week.
All 292 Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 93% (585 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

17 Aug 2018 description

Over 12,800 persons have been verified through the Government of Bangladesh and UNHCR joint verification exercise, as of 31 July. Recent dry weather has allowed for increased risk mitigation works as well as shelter upgrades and refugee relocations in the camps. A recent report on health facilities cited medical waste management as a key gap. Emergency water quality surveillance guidelines are under review to improve community engagement on monitoring. Space for emergency evacuations and sustainable relocations remain topline needs. Funding gaps continue to limit capacity.

17 Aug 2018 description

The South Sudan Humanitarian Access Review has been produced to provide a more comprehensive analysis of access incidents reported during the first half of the year (January to June 2018). Violence against personnel and assets has been featured as the most commonly reported, and often most severe, access constraint faced by partners in the field.

17 Aug 2018 description

CONTEXT

35,645 Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

22,429 Receiving food Assistance

13,707 Refugees in Lóvua settlement

8,722 Refugees in Dundo Town

75% Of the Congolese refugees are women and children

5,363 Refugee households

17 Aug 2018 description

Durant le premier semestre 2018, le Cluster Protection national a enregistré 127 organisations opérationnelles, 228 projets réalisés en faveur de 1.142.655 bénéficiaires ( déplacés, retournés, réfugiés et autochtones).