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23 Oct 2017 description

Directorate of refugee and repatriation of Zabul province with co-operation of WFP, UNHCR and UNICEF has distributed to 203 displaced families, which displaced from Shah Joy district to central of this province.

These contribution which did on October 25 and 26, 2017 to every of this family received 12000Af by WFP and one seat chicken dishes, 2 tarpaulin, 3blanket, and one gas balloon by UNHCR and humanitarian assistance by UNICEF

23 Oct 2017 description

Refugees and asylum seekers held at Australia's immigration detention centre on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island have been told water, food and power will be cut at the end of the month.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

23 Oct 2017 description

Verified Population - September 2017

9,503

Populaion profile

Gender

Female 50% Male 50%

Age

18 years and above: 53%

5-17 years: 33%

Below 5 years: 14%

Ethnicity

Karen 99% Other 1%

Religion

Christian 65% Buddhist 32% Animist 2% Other 1%

Background

23 Oct 2017 description

Verified Population - September 2017

10,541

Populaion profile

Gender

Female 50% Male 50%

Age

18 years and above: 53%

5-17 years: 34%

Below 5 years: 13%

Ethnicity

Karen 99% Other 1%

Religion

Christian 73% Buddhist 23% Animist 2% Other 2%

Background

23 Oct 2017 description

Verified Population - September 2017

10,680

Populaion profile

Gender

Female 51% Male 49%

Age

18 years and above: 57%

5-17 years: 32%

Below 5 years: 11%

Ethnicity

Karen 86% Burman 10% Other 4%

Religion

Christian 49% Buddhist 43% Muslim 8%

Background

23 Oct 2017 description

Verified Population - September 2017

6,167

Populaion profile

Gender

Female 52% Male 48%

Age

18 years and above: 54%

5-17 years: 34%

Below 5 years: 12%

Ethnicity

Karen 99% Burman 1%

Religion

Christian 91% Buddhist 9%

Background

23 Oct 2017 description

ROME – As leaders gather for the Pledging Conference for the Rohingya Crisis in Geneva tomorrow, the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasley, called for access and resources to alleviate the suffering of more than half a million people. WFP has provided food to the 580,000 people who have flooded out of Myanmar since August 25.

23 Oct 2017 description

Situation Overview

On October 15, 2017, houses of several families living in coastal areas were swept away by big waves in Zamboanga City and the Municipality of Sibuco in Region IX due to strong to gale force winds brought about by the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and Low Pressure Area (LPA).

Status of Affected Families / Persons

1,622 families or 7,622 persons are affected in 15 barangays .

Status of Displaced Families / Persons

23 Oct 2017 description

This Situation Update describes events occurring in Kyaukkyi Township, Nyaunglebin District between January and May 2017, including land confiscation, education, Tatmadaw activities and two killing cases which were committed by Tatmadaw soldiers.

23 Oct 2017 description
report Peace Direct

20 October 2017: As many as 400,000 people have fled Burundi since the political crisis began in 2015, triggering mass protests, violence and human rights abuse across the country. As two new resolutions seek to address the crisis on the ground, what role can local peacebuilders play in forging a peaceful path out of violence?

23 Oct 2017 description

Introduction

This report was compiled by the Ministry of Labour’s (MoL) Syrian Refugee Unit (SRU) and will provide the following:

  • Total work permits issued to Syrian refugees.

  • Disaggregation of work permit data by gender, type of permit, and location.

  • Camp-specific work permit issuances.

Highlights

23 Oct 2017 description

Verified Population - September 2017

11,592

Populaion profile

Gender

Female 50% Male 50%

Age

18 years and above: 59%

5-17 years: 31%

Below 5 years: 10%

Ethnicity

Karen 86% Burman 8% Mon 2% Other 4%

Religion

Christian 36% Buddhist 44% Muslim 20%

Governance

23 Oct 2017 description

146,849 Arrivals by sea in 2017

363,401 Arrivals in 2016

2,783 Dead / Missing

23 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Renewed violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State which began on 25 August 2017 has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people – a long-time discriminated minority group in Myanmar – across the border into Bangladesh Cox’s Bazar district. As of 17 October, the Inter-Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) reported that an estimated 582,0001 people have entered Bangladesh. With this new influx, the current total number of Rohingya refugees coupled with the local affected communities, has reached over 1.2 million people. It is estimated that 80 per cent of the new arrivals are children and women.

23 Oct 2017 description

The Australian Government remains deeply concerned by the ongoing violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar, and the resulting humanitarian crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Australia will contribute a further $10 million to help address the humanitarian needs of those people affected by the crisis.

23 Oct 2017 description

NEEDS ANALYSIS

As per the IOM-led DTM report, 3.2 million IDPs and 2.3 million Returnees have been identified across the country, from January 2014 to 30th September 2017.

  • The number of IDPs has increased in Camps (from 18% of 3.0 million beginning of Jan.’17 to 24% of 3.2 million end of Sept.’17);

23 Oct 2017 description

The following syndrome was flagged this week. 

Acute Fever and Rash: Kiribati 
Prolonged Fever: Kiribati

Updates

Typhoid fever

  • Fiji: There have been 13 cases on Moturiki isands in the Eastern health division of Fiji. The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is working on Moturiki Islands to create awareness on the necessary preventive measure including safe water, sanitation and hygiene. Source: MHMS and media
23 Oct 2017 description
report UN Women

Monday 23 October 2017 (Fiji and Pacific Islands) – Preparing for and responding to gender-based violence (GBV) during disasters and emergencies is a critical issue for the Pacific, with rates of violence against women already double the global average during non-disaster times.