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20 Oct 2017 description

OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW

The humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria remains severe due to ongoing conflict and violence against civilians, as well as continued internal displacement and the unpredictable return of refugees from neighbouring countries. Various disease outbreaks continue to affect displaced people and host communities and food insecurity and malnutrition levels remain life-threatening in many areas.

19 Oct 2017 description

The West and Central Africa region has experienced severe flooding in the 2017 rainy season, causing significant material and human casualties. A combination of swollen rivers and high impact incidents has led to destruction of infrastructure and agricultural assets, population displacement, and complications for access and relief assistance.

19 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

• Thirty-five districts have been affected; of which 6 districts have not recorded new cases for the past 15 days.

• A total of 610 cases have been recorded with 63 deaths. The capital Antananarivo is the most affected with 347 cases and 30 deaths.

• The case fatality rate has stabilized at around 10 per cent. About 68 per cent of all cases have been pneumonic.

• On 12 October 2017, 61 new cases were treated, including 42 in Antananarivo Renivohitra.

19 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • Up to 7,000 civilians remain trapped in Ar-Raqqa city and face increasingly deteriorating humanitarian conditions and protection concerns. Despite the risks of exposure to mines, snipers and military operations, some civilians have fled. ** The UN is aware of reports – at time of issuing - that the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) have reportedly taken control of Raqqa city, with the last remaining civilians evacuated over the past few days. The UN is not able to verify first-hand the situation in the city due to lack of access.

18 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Suspension des interventions humanitaires au Sud-Lubero due à la dégradation de l’accès sécuritaire

  • Hausse de prix des denrées alimentaires suite à la dégradation du tronçon Masisi-Nyabiondo

Aperçu de la situation

La situation de la province du Nord-Kivu reste dominée par l’activisme des groupes armés provoquant des mouvements de population et limitant l’accès humanitaire.

17 Oct 2017 description

Préfecture de la Nana-Gribizi / Sous-préfecture de Kaga-Bandoro / Kaga-Bandoro Retour

16 Oct 2017 description
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Countrywide Conflict Displacement

As of 15 October, a total of 286,918 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan. This is up by more than 20,000 people compared to the previous week. The provinces sheltering the highest numbers of IDPs are Nangarhar (34,872), Kunduz (28,427), Badghis (24,625) and Baghlan (18,788).

16 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A “National Integrated Food-Cash Relief Plan” was released on 5 October in an effort to streamline the ongoing humanitarian response in line with the new approach to food/cash relief assistance.

  • The Government and partners are developing an ‘HRD Status Update’, highlighting all outstanding 2017 HRD MYR requirements against revised sector requirements to address new needs since August.

15 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

• Since August 2017, a total of 449 cases have been reported, the majority pneumonic (322), with 48 deaths: a case fatality rate of 10 per cent (down from 17.7 per cent).

• About 65 per cent of all cases have been recorded in the capital Antananarivo and Toamasina, the two largest cities in the country.

• 33 Districts have been affected, 5 recently.

• In accordance with WHO regulations, no movement restriction measures have been instituted.

14 Oct 2017 description

Desde el 6 de octubre se registran enfrentamientos entre grupos armados sin identificar en el casco urbano del municipio de Tumaco (Nariño) como parte de la dinámica de disputas por el control territorial.

Estas acciones armadas han causado el desplazamiento masivo intraurbano de al menos 1.500 personas (258 familias) afrocolombianas pertenecientes a cuatro barrios: Ciudad Dos Mil,
Nuevo Milenio, Viento Libre y La Ciudadela.

13 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Following a series of attacks leaving seven staff members of ICRC dead, the organization reduces its footprint in Afghanistan after three decades of continuous presence.

  • Displacement in Afghanistan surpasses a quarter of a million people from January to September.

  • Polio vaccinators were unable to reach more than 130,000 girls and boys due to conflict and lack of humanitarian access.

13 Oct 2017 description

This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co-chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of Sector Co-Chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 01 August to 30 September 2017.

Highlights

13 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Environ 31 250 réfugiés ciblés par l’assistance du PAM en octobre.

  • Plus de 369 000 personnes déplacées internes enregistrées au troisième trimestre.

Aperçu de la situation

13 Oct 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA ROLAC in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 06 September to 13 October 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 27 October 2017.

Highlights

12 Oct 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Le Tchad fait actuellement face aux épidémies de choléra et d’hépatite E qui ont déjà totalisé 68 décès.

• La Journée mondiale de l’aide humanitaire 2017 a permis de faire un plaidoyer pour plus de protection des personnes victimes de violences basées sur le genre.

• De fortes pluies ont provoqué des inondations affectant plus de 200 localités au centre, au sud et au sud-est du pays.

Le choléra et l’hépatite E sévissent au Tchad

12 Oct 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Près de 900 personnes déplacées suite aux inondations dans le Logone-et-Chari

• 1 700 personnes se déplacent suite à des attaques dans le Mayo - Tsanaga

• La prévalence de la malnutrition chronique est supérieure à 40% dans l’Extrême-Nord

Suivi de la Situation Humanitaire

Suivi de la relocalisation des PDI de Kolofata

11 Oct 2017 description

Préfecture de Nana-Gribizi / Sous-préfecture de Kaga-Bandoro / Kaga-Bandoro

Protection de l’enfance : La présence d’enfants associés aux groupes armés (EAFGA) a été rapportée dans plusieurs quartiers de la ville. Deux partenaires humanitaires travaillent dans la zone pour le retrait et la réinsertion sociale des EAFGA. Le 5 octobre, deux acteurs humanitaires ont distribué des kits composés de matelas, de savons, de draps, d’habits et des kits de dignité à 71 EAFGA dont 52 filles et 19 garçons.

11 Oct 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Baisse des activités humanitaires dans le Territoire de Fizi à cause de l’insécurité

  • Nouveau foyer de choléra dans la zone de santé de Katana

Aperçu de la situation

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.