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11 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

● Gaza energy crisis further undermines the access of over 49,000 people with disabilities to critical life-saving services and devices.

● The rate of approval of patients’ applications for exit permits via Israel declined to an average of 53 per cent so far in 2017, compounded by delays in the financial approval for such referrals by the Ramallah-based Ministry of Health.

11 Oct 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• UN Country Team welcomes the lifting of US economic sanctions against Sudan.

• In West Darfur, over 13,000 return to their home areas in Sirba and Kulbus localities.

• October harvests will maintain or improve acute food insecurity to Minimal or Stressed levels between October 2017 and January 2018 - FEWS NET.

• AWD cases have reached over 35,000—including 800 related deaths.

FIGURES 2017

No. people in need in Sudan (2017 HNO) - 4.8 million

10 Oct 2017 description

Overview

  • Since 17 September, the city of Sabrata has witnessed clashes between armed groups. While the fighting has temporarily ended, the situation remains volatile.

  • An estimated 3,100 households (15,135 individuals) have been displaced from Sabrata to Surman, Janoub Azzawia, South Sabrata, al-Ajaylat and Al-Jameel. Their main reported need is food.

10 Oct 2017 description

Summary

  • The encirclement and closure of Derna, which intensified late July, continues and limited amounts of humanitarian assistance, mainly medical supplies, have been allowed to enter.

  • There are increasing concerns about movement restrictions placed on civilians and the protection of civilians. To 09 October, at least three health professionals have been taken at checkpoints surrounding or near Derna and remain detained incommunicado.

Situation Overview

10 Oct 2017 description
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Countrywide Conflict Displacement

From 1 January to 8 October 2017, 266,689 people fled their homes due to conflict in Afghanistan, up by 2,600 people from the previous week. The province sheltering the highest number of displaced people is Kunduz (29,759), followed by Nangarhar (27,959), Badghis (22,635) and Baghlan (18,788).

10 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • After over a year of access constraints, humanitarian partners distributed assistance in Greater Baggari area, Wau County.

  • Increasing dangers to humanitarian workers and assets in Western Equatoria.

  • Displacement and relocation of aid workers due to fighting in central Unity.

  • Fighting in Aburoc temporarily halts response, displaces civilians.

FIGURES

No. of Internally Displaced People 1.88 million

09 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Réfugiés burundais et lutte contre le choléra, victimes de l’insécurité dans le Territoire de Fizi

Aperçu de la situation

09 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Le choléra, au-delà de capacité des acteurs humanitaires dans le Haut-Lomami
  • Le PAM lance un projet de prévention de la malnutrition à Pweto

Aperçu de la situation

Deux mois après la déclaration officielle de choléra dans la province du Haut-Lomami, huit des 16 zones de santé sont actuellement touchées par la maladie. Plus de 3 084 cas suspects ont été rapportés, du 01 janvier au 24 septembre 2017, et plus de 60 personnes en sont mortes (près de 2% de létalité).

09 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 30 000 personnes déplacées dans des conditions précaires en territoire de Nyunzu
  • La rentrée scolaire difficile pour des milliers d’enfants
  • Le cholera toujours à hausse dans la province du Tanganyika.

Aperçu de la situation

07 Oct 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA ROLAC in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the first period from 06 September to 06 October 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 13 October 2017.

Highlights

• Tropical Storm Nate formed on 5 October, travelling north along the Caribbean coastline of Central America towards the US Gulf Coast causing flooding and evacuations and affecting hundreds of homes.

06 Oct 2017 description

La Tormenta Tropical Nate se formó el jueves 5 de octubre en el Caribe cerca de la costa de Nicaragua. La tormenta ha causado fuertes lluvias y deslaves en varios países de Centroamérica. Al 6 de octubre, las muertes se incrementaron a 28 con 14 personas desaparecidas. Los sistemas de protección civil han respondido con mecanismos de coordinación local.

Al 6 de octubre la Tormenta Nate se moviliza cerca o sobre la costa noreste de la Península de Yucatán a medida que sigue su rumbo hacia la costa del Golfo de los Estados Unidos, donde se pronostica que llegue como huracán.

06 Oct 2017 description

Tropical Storm Nate formed Thursday 5 October in the Caribbean near the coast of Nicaragua. The storm caused heavy rains and landslides over several countries in Central America. As of 6 October, the death toll has risen to 28, with 14 people missing. National Civil Protection systems have been responding with local coordination mechanisms.

TS Nate will travel near or over the north-eastern coast of the Yucatan peninsula on the evening of 6 October as it makes its way to the US Gulf Coast, where it is projected to make landfall as a hurricane.

05 Oct 2017 description

América Central

La tormenta tropical Nate se formó en la mañana del jueves 5 de octubre en el suroeste caribeño. Los primeros pronósticos prevén que está en camino de tocar tierra en la costa central del Golfo de México durante el fin de semana, probablemente como huracán según el Centro Nacional de Huracanes (NHC).

05 Oct 2017 description

Central America

Tropical Storm Nate formed on the morning of Thursday 5 October in the southwestern Caribbean. Early forecast models show that it is on track to make landfall in the central US Gulf Coast by the weekend, likely as a hurricane according to the National Hurricane Center.

05 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • As the conflict continues in Marawi, authorities and humanitarian actors find ways to sustain support to those displaced.

  • The delivery of activities funded by the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) reaches its midpoint and recipient agencies share learnings, challenges and next steps.

  • The Humanitarian Country Team's emergency response clusters hold a workshop to discuss key responsibilities and solutions for a mediumscale typhoon emergency.

04 Oct 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • La situation humanitaire se détériore à nouveau dans l’Ouest du pays. La quasi-totalité des habitants de Bocaranga et de Niem se sont réfugiés en brousse pour échapper à la violence.

  • L’insécurité continue de menacer l’action humanitaire. De janvier à septembre 2017, 241 agents ont dû être relocalisés de 10 villes en proie à des pics de violence. La réduction de la présence des organisations humanitaires prive un nombre inestimable de personnes dans le besoin d’une assistance vitale.

03 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Situation humanitaire préoccupante dans le Territoire de Fizi

  • UNICEF forme plus de 400 volontaires pour lutter contre le choléra au Maniema

Aperçu de la situation

03 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 14 000 personnes déplacées récemment arrivées sur l’axe Biakato – Bella – Makeke.

  • USAIDizi au chevet de 99 000 personnes vulnérables dans l’ex Province Orientale et le Nord-Kivu.

Aperçu de la situation

03 Oct 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Près de 6 mois après, l’appel éclair sur le Kasaï est financé à moins de 40%

  • Des milliers d’enfants menacés de perdre l’année scolaire 2017 - 2018

  • Le choléra affecte 20 des 26 provinces que compte la RDC

CHIFFRES CLÉS

Personnes en situation de déficit alimentaire et de malnutrition aiguë 7,7 M

Cas de de choléra au 02 septembre 2017 24 217 cas dont 528 décès

Enfants privés d’accès aux soins de santé et à l’école au Kasaï 850 000

02 Oct 2017 description

Destacado

• Aumentan los desplazamientos masivos.

• El acceso humanitario está en riesgo.

• La población civil continúa siendo la principal afectada por las nuevas dinámicas de los actores armados.

En este número:

Civiles y trabajadores humanitarios, no son objetivos P.1

Situación Humanitaria: Agosto P.2

¿Por qué un Acuerdo Humanitario en Chocó? P.6

Estrategia de Protección del EHP: La protección como eje central de todas nuestras acciones P.7