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20 Feb 2018 description

UPDATE FROM THE HUMANITARIAN HUBS

Aden: Protracted hostilities on Yemen’s west coast are leading an increasing number of people fleeing their homes towards southern governorates. As of 12 February, humanitarian partners in Aden have recorded over 7,100 households displaced since December 2017.

Approximately 500 newly displaced households were reported having arrived within the last week. Most IDPs originate from the governorates of Al Hudaydah, Taizz and Al Bayda.

20 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Aid agencies provide assistance and protection to over 5.4 million of people in South Sudan.

• Renewed fighting in multiple locations of Jonglei and Unity forces thousands of people to flee their homes, with some crossing to Ethiopia as refugees.

• Funding appeal for US$1.5 billion launched to support refugees fleeing the worsening humanitarian situation in South Sudan.

19 Feb 2018 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

Since the beginning of the year, a total of 17,168 displaced people have been recorded in OCHA’s Displacement Tracking System (DTS), an increase of 5,500 people compared to the previous reporting period. The highest number of displaced people this year was reported from the North-Eastern Region with 13,440 IDPs and the Western Region with 2,217 IDPs.

19 Feb 2018 description

Situation Overview

The East Ghouta area in Rural Damascus hosts an estimated population of 393,000, including a significant number of internally displaced person (IDPs) Parts of East Ghouta have been classified as besieged by the UN since November 2013, with the entire enclave classified as besieged since November 2016. Despite the formalization of a de-escalation zone in East Ghouta in September 2017, East Ghouta has witnessed an intensification of military activity, particularly in the latter months of 2017 and into January 2018.

18 Feb 2018 description

En seguimiento al desplazamiento desde el 14 de febrero, por la presencia, amenazas y accionar permanente del ELN en la zona del Resguardo indígena Tahamí en la subregión del Alto Andágueda, municipio de Bagadó (Chocó), además del riesgo de combates de este grupo armado con la Fuerza Pública, se confirma la llegada a Quibdó de al menos 64 personas (19 familias)2 pertenecientes a la comunidad Vivícora de este resguardo.

18 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • An estimated 61,000 individuals reportedly returned to Ar-Raqqa city since the end of hostilities in October 2017, however the number of returnees remains difficult to verify.

16 Feb 2018 description

Este documento fue elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC[1] y con información suministrada por socios del Equipo Local de Coordinación (ELC) Chocó.

16 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • Six EU-funded structures demolished and eight placed at risk.

  • Nearly 60 per cent of the structures targeted this month (19 out of 32) were in East Jerusalem.

  • At least 45 schools in Area C and East Jerusalem have pending demolition or stop-work orders.

Demolitions and displacement: January 2018 overview

16 Feb 2018 description

Aperçu de la situation

La situation humanitaire dans le département du Pool en République du Congo, a pris un tournant positif en fin de 2017, lorsqu'un accord de cessez-le-feu a été conclu entre les parties au conflit. La population de quatre des huit districts du Pool touchés par le conflit reste inaccessibles mais aucun affrontement n'a été signalé depuis fin 2017.

15 Feb 2018 description

Biweekly highlights

  • A 16-year-old Palestinian boy was killed by Israeli forces in Al Mughayyir village during a stone-throwing incident on 30 January (Ramallah). The boy was shot in the neck with live ammunition, after he reportedly threw stones at two Israeli military vehicles passing through the village. According to eye witnesses and local community sources, there were no clashes in the village at the time of the incident.

15 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Four aid workers from Save the Children were killed in an attack on the NGO’s office in Jalalabad.

  • Thousands of Kuchi families are unable to cross the border into Pakistan with their livestock.

  • More than two million people live in informal settlement. The vast majority of has not enough to eat.

  • The Afghan health care system has achieved remarkable progress over the past years, despite deepening conflict.

15 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 200,000 South Sudanese refugees are expected to arrive in Sudan in 2018.

• People in parts of North Darfur and Kassala are likely to face food shortages due to poor rains and harvest - FEWS NET.

• WFP in April will be registering protracted IDPs in Tawilla, North Darfur using SCOPE system to allocate assistance through its Food for Assets activities.

• 7,500 vulnerable people in Golo and Nertiti received winter ES/NFIs.

14 Feb 2018 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 3000 enfants réintegrés dans 19 écoles situeés dans le Territoire de Lubero
  • Propagation inquiétante de la rage à partir du Territoire de Masisi

Aperçu de la situation

13 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

• Between 07 and 10 February, hostilities in Idleb governorate continued primarily in eastern and southern rural Idleb, where several aerial attacks and incidents of shelling were reported.

• Since 11 February, conflict intensity in parts of Idleb governorate reduced significantly. However, fighting between non-state armed groups (NSAGs) and the Islamic State in Iraq and Levan (ISIL) erupted in southern rural Idleb, threatening more displacement from southern rural Idleb governorate.

13 Feb 2018 description

FAITS ESSENTIELS

  • Poursuite de la suspension des activités humanitaires sur le site de PK03 à Bria, dans la Préfecture de la Haute-Kotto, suite aux menaces et exactions contre les acteurs humanitaires par les groupes armés ;

  • Résurgence des affrontements entre groupes armés antagonistes à Ippy.

CONTEXTES SECURITAIRE ET HUMANITAIRE

Préfecture de la Haute Kotto

13 Feb 2018 description

Faits saillants

  • Situation humanitaire toujours préoccupante à Fizi malgré quelques retours

  • Quelque 17 000 personnes de Baraka et Uvira sensibilisées sur les bonnes pratiques d’hygiène

Aperçu de la situation

12 Feb 2018 description

Protracted clashes in Al Hudaydah Governorate

Military operations and airstrikes intensified in the western coastal areas of Yemen in November 2017, leading to the takeover of Al Khawkhah district by Government of Yemen (GoY) forces.

12 Feb 2018 description

Contexto de Seguridad

La Defensoría del Pueblo emitió una Alerta Temprana de Inminencia ante la situación de riesgo a la que se encuentra expuesta la población civil del municipio de Tierralta. En el informe se indica que esta situación se deriva principalmente por las agresiones por parte de miembros de las Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia, las supuestas purgas al interior de organizaciones armadas ilegales y el desarrollo de operativos por parte de la Fuerza Pública.