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01 Oct 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Military operations displace 7,000 from Hawiga in the first week.

• Displacement from western Anbar rose sharply in late September, as military operations began.

• IDP intentions survey reveals safety is the critical factor in the decision to return, followed by access to services and employment.

• Donors pledge generously in the margins of the UN General Assembly.

FIGURES

# of people in need: 11m

# of people targeted for assistance: 6.2m

29 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA ROLAC in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the first period from 06 to 29 September, 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 6 October 2017.

Highlights

• At least 10 countries and 12 humanitarian organizations have provided vital supplies and resources to Dominica since Maria made landfall on 18 September.

29 Sep 2017 description

Este informe es elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC , con información de la Personería municipal y fuentes locales.

Desde el pasado 23 de septiembre se han registrado intensos combates entre el Ejército y un grupo armado no estatal en zona rural del municipio de Hacarí, desencadenando un desplazamiento de por lo menos 11 núcleos familiares (cerca de 45 personas), según información preliminar de las fuentes locales.

29 Sep 2017 description
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Situation overview:

The second phase of the military operation to bring Hawiga district under control of Government of Iraq began on 28 September as Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) moved into the district. As the military operation in Hawiga enters its tenth day, over 7,000 people are already displaced.

Humanitarian impact and response:

29 Sep 2017 description

Latest Developments:

On 26 September, a Palestinian man shot and killed two Israeli security guards and a border policeman, who were on duty at a Barrier gate next to the Har Hadar settlement (Jerusalem governorate); the perpetrator was shot and killed.

Biweekly highlights

28 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 105,000 people in Deribat (East Jebel Marra) are in need of humanitarian assistance.

• AWD cases have nearly reached 34,000—including 774 related deaths—across 18 states in the country since August 2016.

• The 2017 HRP is only 38% funded, affecting humanitarian operations and the lives of people in need.

• Over 461,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since midDecember 2013.

105,000 people in the Deribat area, East Jebel Marra locality, need assistance

26 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Displaced persons among worst affected by drought.

  • Over 100,000 displaced people evicted from settlements in 2017, according to the Norwegian Refuge Council.

  • AWD/Cholera cases have declined from a peak of over 5,300 cases in June to 93 cases in August.

  • Strengthening localization of humanitarian response.

Displaced populations hard hit by drought

26 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA ROLAC in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the first period from 06 to 25 September, 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 28 September 2017.

Highlights

  • The initial response to Hurricane Maria in Dominica is underway as humanitarian organizations arrive to deliver critical aid and carry out assessments throughout the rest of the island.

25 Sep 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

From 1 January to 24 September 2017, 257,881 people have fled their homes due to conflict in Afghanistan, up by 6,800 people from the previous week. The provinces sheltering the highest number of displaced people are Kunduz (29,451), Nangarhar (27,959), Badghis (22,008) and Uruzgan (17,062). Nearly one fifth of all displaced people have sought shelter and safety in hard to reach areas across the country.

25 Sep 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • L’assistance humanitaire s’organise à Kamanyola après les altercations entre demandeurs d’asile burundais et FARDC.

  • La zone de santé d’Idjwi en proie à une flambée de choléra.

Aperçu de la situation

25 Sep 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Dégradation de l’accès humanitaire au sud de Lubero

  • Présence d’environ 10 000 personnes déplacées à Bambo, Rutshuru

  • Retour progressif en cours de près de 10 000 personnes à Bukumbirwa, Walikale

Aperçu de la situation

La province du Nord- Kivu a été caractérisée par la poursuite des opérations des groupes armés qui continue à provoquer des mouvements de population et limiter l’accès humanitaire.

25 Sep 2017 description

OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW

  • 8.5 MILLION PEOPLE IN NEED OF LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

  • 6.9 MILLION PEOPLE TARGETED FOR LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

22 Sep 2017 description

Este documento fue elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC y con información suministrada por la alcaldía de Santa Bárbara, Defensoría del Pueblo y miembros del Equipo Local (ELC) de Coordinación de Nariño.

22 Sep 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • 2,2 millions de personnes ont besoin d’assistance humanitaire dans le pays

  • Près de 194 000 personnes touchées par les inondations

  • Perspectives sur la campagne agricole en cours.

  • Une personne sur deux a besoin d’assistance humanitaire à Diffa

  • 1 840 cas suspects d’hépatite E et 38 décès enregistrés.

Niger : 2,2 millions de personnes dans le besoin

22 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 400,000 flee their homes in northern Rakhine

  • Humanitarian operations severely disrupted in central Rakhine

  • Rakhine Advisory Commission issues final report

  • Civilians in Kachin and Shan bear the brunt of armed conflict

  • Monsoon season floods temporarily displaced over 300,000

FIGURES

21 Sep 2017 description

Dominica

At least 14 people have died in Dominica, with the number of fatalities expected to rise as large areas of the island remain inaccessible after category 5 Hurricane Maria decimated the island’s east coast, according to initial reports from the ground.

A team comprising officials from Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), United Nations Disaster Assessment Coordination (UNDAC), the British Armed Forces and the Department for International Development (DFID) arrived in Dominica by a helicopter on 20 September.

21 Sep 2017 description

Situation overview:

Military operations to retake Hawiga and east Shirqat from under control of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) began on 21 September. Security forces retook several villages in quick succession, displacing remaining residents. It is not yet clear whether operations will be limited to the east Shirqat area only, or if it will continue into Hawiga district.

Expected humanitarian impact:

21 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA ROLAC in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the first period from 06 to 20 September, 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 25 September 2017.

Highlights

• Hurricane Maria pummeled Dominica on 19 September, with early reports citing widespread damage and destruction.

• Reconnaissance teams have conducted flyovers and more assessment teams are expected to arrive on 21 September.