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21 Apr 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre and the Office of the Resident Coordinator in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat, and covers the period from 10 to 16 April 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 26 April 2018.

Background

• 270,000 people are in need of assistance across four provinces of Papua New Guinea’s highlands.

• 11,041 households (42,577 people) remain displaced in nine care centres.

17 Apr 2018 description

Key issues

• In the past week, some 6,600 people have reportedly been newly displaced by conflict.

• Nearly 22,500 Afghan citizens returned to their home country in the past week.

Countrywide conflict displacement

13 Apr 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre and the Office of the Resident Coordinator in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat, and covers the period from 5 to 11 April 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 19 April 2018.

Background

  • 270 000 people are in need of assistance across four provinces of Papua New Guinea’s highlands.

  • 11, 041 households (55,205 people) remain displaced in nine care centres.

09 Apr 2018 description
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Key issues

• In the past week, some 14,900 people have reportedly been newly displaced by conflict.

• A new polio case in Kunar Province brings the total of cases this year to seven.

• Nearly 12,000 Afghan citizens returned to their home country in the past week.

14,900 New IDPs reported in the past week

15,500 People assisted in the past week

58,504 Total IDPs in 2018

Countrywide conflict displacement

06 Apr 2018 description

Highlights

• 270,000 people are in need of assistance across four provinces of Papua New Guinea’s highlands.

• 43,116 people (8,135 households) remain displaced in 44 locations and care centres.

• 80 per cent of health facilities are open, but almost 55 per cent have no water.

• Humanitarian operations in and around Tari, provincial capital of Hela province, have been suspended due to the rise in tension and outbreak of inter-communal fighting since 28 March.

02 Apr 2018 description

Key issues

• In the past week, more than 11,000 people have reportedly been displaced by conflict.

• Damaged telecommunication towers in Uruzgan hamper assessment of displaced families.

• The GBV Sub-Cluster reached more than 8,000 people with services and health education.

Countrywide conflict displacement

29 Mar 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre, the Office of the Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Coordination and Assessment (UNDAC) Team in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat. It covers the period from 21 March to 26 March 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 5 April 2018.

Background

• Parliament passed two bills on 27 March 2018, formalizing the State of Emergency and establishing a Restoration Authority for earthquake-affected provinces.

22 Mar 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre, the Office of the Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Coordination and Assessment (UNDAC) Team in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat. It covers the period from 18 March to 21 March 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 27 March 2018.

Background

  • According to IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), 6,444 households (34,153 people) are displaced in 39 communities and informal care centers.

19 Mar 2018 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

According to OCHA’s Displacement Tracking System (DTS), 34,381 people have been displaced by conflict since the beginning of the year in 25 out of 34 provinces. The highest number of displaced families are in Kunduz Province with 13,615 IDPs, followed by neighbouring Takhar with 5,383 IDPs.

17 Mar 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre, the Office of the Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Coordination and Assessment (UNDAC) Team in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat. It covers the period from 15 March to 17 March 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 20 March 2018.

Background

15 Mar 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre, the Office of the Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Coordination and Assessment (UNDAC) Team in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat. It covers the period from 10 March to 14 March 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 16 March 2018.

Background

12 Mar 2018 description
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Countrywide Conflict Displacement

According to OCHA’s Displacement Tracking System (DTS), 30,672 people have been displaced by conflict since the beginning of the year. The provinces sheltering the highest number of displaced families are Kunduz with 13,615 IDPs, followed by neighbouring Takhar with 4,760 IDPs.

11 Mar 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre, the Office of the Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Coordination and Assessment (UNDAC) Team in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat. It covers the period from 29 February to 10 March 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 14 March.

Background

05 Mar 2018 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

From 1 January to 22 February, a total of 20,614 displaced people have been recorded in OCHA’s Displacement Tracking System (DTS). The provinces sheltering the highest number of displaced families are Kunduz with 10,815 IDPs, followed by Farah with more than 2,000 displaced people.

01 Mar 2018 description

Background

An earthquake measuring M7.5 occurred on 26 Feb 2018 at 0344hrs (PNG) / 25 Feb 1744hrs (UTC) in Southern Highlands. There have also been a series of at least 70 aftershocks recorded since the earthquake.

Located in the vicinity of the quake affected area are several economically significant operations namely the PNG LNG project, the Ok Tedi mines and Porgera mine.

Communications with quake-affected locations have been hampered by disruptions to connectivity.

Current Situation

27 Feb 2018 description

This update is produced by the PNG Disaster Management Team Secretariat in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 26 February 2018. The next update will be issued on or around 27 February 2018.

Background

An earthquake measuring M7.5 occurred on 26 Feb 2018 at 0344hrs (PNG) / 25 Feb 1744hrs (UTC) in Southern Highlands.

27 Feb 2018 description

This update is produced by the PNG Disaster Management Team Secretariat in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 26 February 2018. The next update will be issued on or around 27 February 2018.

Background

An earthquake measuring M7.5 occurred on 26 Feb 2018 at 0344hrs (PNG)/ 25 Feb 1744hrs (UTC) in Southern Highlands north of Mount Bosavi just east of the border with Western Province.

The epicenter approximately is located in Nipa-Kutubu district, Southern Highlands province.

26 Feb 2018 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

Since the beginning of the year, a total of 18,500 displaced people have been recorded in OCHA’s Displacement Tracking System (DTS). This is an average of 385 displaced people per day, roughly one third of the more than 1,200 people displaced on average every day in the past year.

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.