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19 Oct 2017 description
report Voice of America

LONDON — Every month, Fatma Ahmed sends $200 of the earnings she makes in London to her family in Somalia.

"It's for daily life. For rent, for buying grocery things, to live over there. Because actually in Somalia, that much we do not have," she said.

19 Oct 2017 description
report DanChurchAid

Six weeks since August 25th - after the eruption of fresh terror in Rakhine State of Myanmar - the number of Rohingyas coming across the border to Bangladesh is slowly diminishing.

By Ishwar Rauniyar

However, the situation is far from normal. Thousands of Rohingyas are still living on one meal a day. The government and non-governmental agencies, including DCA, are working tirelessly to help these refugees fulfill their basic needs.

19 Oct 2017 description
report Monaco Red Cross

The Monaco Red Cross immediately responded to the series of earthquakes which first struck Nepal on 25th April 2015. It launched an appeal to Monaco’s population, who once again demonstrated great generosity.

19 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

In September, there were 13 900 detections of illegal border crossings on the four main migratory routes into the EU.

The total number of detections on the four main migratory routes in the first nine months of 2017 fell by 64% from the same period of last year to 156 000.

Central Mediterranean

19 Oct 2017 description

Food insecurity outcomes to worsen for households in cereal deficit parts of the region in the coming months

Key Messages

19 Oct 2017 description

On 11 October 2017, UNDP Sudan, and State Partners successfully concluded a regional launch of the United Nations Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security (UNSCR 2250) in Darfur under the auspices of its youth flagship project – The Youth Volunteers Supporting Peace and Recovery in Darfur Project (YoVoReD).

19 Oct 2017 description

The Mayor of the Municipality of Sirte, Mokhatar Khalifa Al-Madani; the member of Sirte Municipal Council in charge of education, Saleh Saleh, and the director of the Educational Services Office in Sirte, Muftah Ageela, together with representatives from the Information and International Cooperation offices, officially inaugurated Al Fath Primary School, after reconstruction work undertaken by the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL).

19 Oct 2017 description
report Tearfund

During the flooding in Bangladesh, Bibha’s house was washed away. With her family she managed to take shelter in a neighbouring house.

Both she and her eldest daughter fell sick with a fever. With the roads destroyed around Kurigram she had no way to get to the health centre to get help.

Bibha’s husband is a labourer, but during monsoon season he doesn’t have any work and the whole family has to survive on only one meal a day. Now their circumstances had just got much worse.

19 Oct 2017 description
report Save the Children

The case study Specialised Foster Care for Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Serbia provides an overview of the project that Save the Children realised in Serbia during the refugee crisis response (2016 – 2017).

19 Oct 2017 description


  • Supply and availability of food and fuel commodities in September 2017 generally remained similar to August 2017 and maintained the prevailing improvements observed during the past couple of months which are attributed mainly to improved imports and better integration of markets. The cash and commodity voucher programmes by humanitarian agencies are also believed to encourage better market supply.

19 Oct 2017 description

Elementos de los Centros Regionales de Prevención, Atención a Emergencias y Capacitación del Instituto de Protección Civil atienden a las familias afectadas de los municipios de Cárdenas, Centla, Huimanguillo, Jonuta y Paraíso, quienes han sido trasladadas a refugios temporales, debido a las lluvias del frente frío número 5.

19 Oct 2017 description

Key Figures

Affected Population

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

  • 800,100 people currently displaced

Return Population

  • 280,272 IDPs have returned to their places of origin from the beginning of the Mosul operation to date.

Protection Monitoring

  • 51,149 families assessed

  • 243,151 individuals

19 Oct 2017 description
report La Jornada

Más de 4 mil padres de familia y maestros de varios municipios de las regiones Soconusco, Costa y Sierra de Chiapas marcharon ayer en Tapachula para exigir que se agilice la reconstrucción de las escuelas afectadas por el terremoto de magnitud 8.2 del 7 de septiembre pasado, informó Ana Aguilar, una de las manifestantes.

Dijeron que nos iban a dar aulas provisionales y no hemos recibido nada. Las pocas mejoras que se han hecho se pagaron con recursos de los propios padres de familia, aseguró.

19 Oct 2017 description

Santa Cruz, 18 oct (ABI).- La secretaria de Desarrollo Sostenible y Medio Ambiente de la Gobernación de Santa Cruz, Cinthia Asín, informó el miércoles que los focos de calor en octubre aumentaron a 6.334 y dijo que en un sólo día se registraron 141 incendios forestales.

"No vemos mejoría, no hay pronósticos de lluvia, seguimos con la sequía y la declaratoria de desastre en alguno municipios, (...) seguimos con los incendios forestales y hoy tenemos registrado 141, cuatro más que ayer", precisó en una conferencia de prensa.

19 Oct 2017 description


  • During this week 4 AFP case was reported from Rural Damascus 2 cases, from Damascus one case, and one case from Aleppo.
  • (24) Suspected Measles cases were reported during this week; mostly from Deir-ez-Zor (4) cases, and (3) cases from each of Aleppo, Hama and Dar’a.

Completeness& Timeliness of Reporting

19 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

 Temperaturas mínimas en el sur y centro volvieron a descender respecto a días anteriores

Las temperaturas que se vienen registrando en el centro y sur del país, principalmente, volvieron a descender mostrando valores más bajos respecto al día anterior, informó el SENAHMI al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional del Ministerio de Defensa (COEN DEFENSA).

19 Oct 2017 description

Situation Overview

Monaro Volcano on Ambae Island remains at Alert Level 3. A State of Emergency is in place for the Island of Ambae until the 24th October 2017. The island has been evacuated, only some security personnel remain on the island.