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20 Oct 2017 description

Du vendredi 20 octobre 2017 au vendredi 20 octobre 2017

20 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Over 588,500 Syrian children were enrolled in temporary education centres (TECs) and Turkish public schools across the country as of end September, representing a 23% increase compared to September 2016.

  • More than 64,500 refugee children received a conditional cash transfer for education (CCTE) payment in September, bringing the total number of children benefitting from the CCTE to over 136,500.

20 Oct 2017 description

SITUATION GENERALE DE LA PESTE A MADAGASCAR

Actuellement, 39 Districts qui se trouvent dans 17 Régions de Madagascar sont touchés par l’épidémie de la peste.

Ce jour, il a été notifié 911 cas dont : 612 de formes pulmonaires, 175 de formes buboniques et 124 non précisés.

Le bilan général fait état de : 554 personnes qui sont déjà guéries et sortis de l’hôpital, 262 personnes en cours de traitement et 95 décès.

20 Oct 2017 description

MSF supports more than 70 medical structures – from hospitals to small health posts – located across Syria, including in Aleppo, Idlib, Homs, and Dara’a governorates.

Northern Syria

Raqqa governorate

20 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

I. A MONTH IN REVIEW WHAT HAS HAPPENED?

On 7 and 19 September, 2017 Mexico was struck by two earthquakes of 8.2 and 7.1 magnitude on the Richter scale, respectively. The five main affected states were: Oaxaca, Chiapas, Mexico City, Puebla and Morelos. An estimated 7 million children live in these 5 states.

20 Oct 2017 description

Since the revision of the Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) in August 2017, the humanitarian context in Ethiopia has continued to evolve which has led the Government and humanitarian partners to further adjust the HRD requirements. In the food sector the needs have been revised slightly upwards to accommodate an increase in the number of beneficiaries through the inclusion of 4 million former Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) clients in the HRD.

20 Oct 2017 description
report United Nations

This report is produced by the United Nations in collaboration with humanitarian partners in Dominica. It covers the period from 15 to 19 October 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 26 October 2017.

Highlights

  • Due to heavy rains on 16-17 October, the Government postponed the first phase of school reopening originally scheduled for 16 October. Eleven secondary schools opened on 18 October and 20 primary schools are scheduled to open on 23 October.

20 Oct 2017 description

Methodology and limitations

  • Time period covered: 18-21 September 2017

  • The National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) collaborated in calling DPPB and other woreda officials in 191 priority 1 and 2 woredas in all major regions except Somali region.

  • Some woredas remain uncovered because of the telephone network and lack of information with DPPB officials

  • Results presented here have had no further triangulation

20 Oct 2017 description

Lexique destiné aux personnes travaillant dans des environnements contaminés par des engins explosifs improvisés

20 Oct 2017 description
report Plan

The majority of those arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar are distressed and exhausted women and children. Plan International urges the Government of Bangladesh to facilitate unhindered access to the settlements in Cox's Bazar so the child protection response can be scaled up.

The needs of vulnerable Rohingya children arriving in Bangladesh must be prioritised by the international community. Adolescent girls, in particular, must be protected, as they are one of the groups most at risk of gender-based violence within the camps.

20 Oct 2017 description

Par Priscilla Gomes Associate Education Officer

Les 10 et 11 octobre 2017, 24 jeunes réfugiés étudiants de N’Djamena, dont 6 femmes, ont reçu une formation aux technologies de collecte de données mobiles sur Android. Deux jours de formation durant lesquels, l’occasion a été donnée aux jeunes d’allier la théorie à la pratique pour configurer les vingt-quatre tablettes nouvellement achetées pour la collecte et la gestion de l’information à l’éducation de l’ensemble de l’opération.

20 Oct 2017 description

So far in 2017, over 1.1 million individuals have benefited from access to adequate quantity of safe water through improved longer-term water systems. Approximately 331,000 people have gained access to appropriate sanitation facilities and services, and over 505,300 people have access to adequate quantity of safe water through temporary provision. Highlights across the region in July include:

20 Oct 2017 description

Since the start of 2017, Livelihoods Partners assisted 16,934 refugees and host community members with short-term and/or longterm employment opportunities and 64,101 youth and adults in increasing their employability through job training, internships, job placement and language courses. In addition, 19,398 host community members and refugees have participated in community based activities to promote social cohesion. Highlights across the region in July include:

20 Oct 2017 description
report ALIMA

Northeastern Nigeria's Borno State has been suffering from an outbreak of cholera since August 16, 2017

The most affected area is on the outskirts of the state capital, Maiduguri, in the Muna Garage camp, which home to some 32,000 internally displaced people (IDPs). The town of Maiduguri, and the communes of Dikwa, Mafa and Monguno, are also affected by the outbreak. More than 4,800 suspected cases and 61 deaths (as of Oct. 12, 2017) have been recorded in the country since the outbreak began.

AN ALARMING SITUATION IN THE CAMPS

20 Oct 2017 description

The Zimbabwe Peace Project has noticed that there is widespread concern about low voter registration turn out for the Biometric Voters Registration. Only about 10% of the total 7 million potential voters have registered.

While the reasons for this are yet to be fully established, the Zimbabwe Peace Project has seen an increase in cases of intimidation and harassment which may be the reason why voters are electing to stay away from the registration process.