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26 Aug 2018 description

This report is produced by OCHA Iraq in collaboration with humanitarian partners and with the input of official institutions. It covers the events of 26 August 2018.

I. HIGHLIGHTS

• An 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck western Iran at 2:15 a.m. (local time) on 26 August 2018

• Two people were killed and more than 300 injured in Iran; some structural damage recorded

• Tremors felt throughout central and north-eastern Iraq; no casualties or damage reported

II. Situation Overview

20 Jul 2018 description

KEY ISSUES:

• Displaced households from Al Hudaydah Governorate continue to be assisted through the rapid response mechanism.

• IOM organizes the voluntary return of 53 Ethiopian migrants from Yemen.

• UNHAS operated 177 flights and transported 4,837 passengers since January 2018.

UPDATES FROM THE HUBS

Sana’a

09 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The Philipines hosts the 2018 International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) Asia-Pacific earthquake response exercise, which was the biggest in the region in terms of participants and mechanisms tested.

• Philippine nationals are part of the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team, which commemorates its 25 years of responding to emergencies.

19 Jun 2018 description
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Key issues in the past week:

  • Since January, more than 130,000 people have been displaced by conflict across the country.

  • 36 patients with Crimean–Congo Haemorrhagic Fever have been hospitalised in Hirat City.

  • In Nuristan, armed men set fire to a hospital and detained medical staff for one night.

  • In Daychopan, Zabul, all three health facilities remained closed for the third week in a row.

Countrywide conflict displacement

14 Jun 2018 description

Este documento fue elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC y con información suministrada por la alcaldía municipal de Pasto, la Gobernación de Nariño, la Dirección Administrativa de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres y miembros del Equipo Local de Coordinación de Nariño.

Flash Update No. 1 – Colombia - Afectaciones por sismos en Pasto (Nariño).

12 Jun 2018 description
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Key issues in the past week:

• Conflict forced 8,600 people from their homes across the country, according to initial reports.

• More than 9,500 people returned Afghanistan from abroad during the past week.

• 244 survivors of Gender Based Violence were assisted by Cluster-partners.

• More than 40,000 people received aid across the country from some 20 humanitarian partners.

Countrywide conflict displacement

04 Jun 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

• Conflict forced 6,300 people from their homes across the country, according to initial reports.

• Flash floods in Takhar reportedly affected around 700 people, according to first information.

• Snow fall in the Central Highlands created extensive destruction of fields and orchards.

• In Hilmand, 150,000 heads of livestock have died due to the drought, according to authorities.

Countrywide conflict displacement

29 May 2018 description

Background

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

  • 11,761 households (approximately 58,300 people) remain displaced, of which 1,672 households are staying in eleven care centres while 10,089 households remain with host communities.

  • 8,362 children under 5 years have been vaccinated against Measles-Rubella (MR), while 1,861 infants have received Pentavalent vaccinations.

28 May 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • Fighting in Ghazni and Faryab provinces reportedly displaced nearly 20,000 people.
  • A new case of polio from Shahwalikot district, Kandahar, brings this year’s total of cases to 8.
  • More than 18,000 people affected by the recent flash floods received assistance.
  • 20,000 people who migrated due to the drought receive water via water trucking.

Countrywide conflict displacement

22 May 2018 description
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Key issues in the past week:

• Fighting in Baghlan and Ghazni provinces temporarily displaced more than 20,000 people.

• Flash floods in seven provinces affected more than 16,000 people.

• 13,000 people affected by the drought, flash floods or an earthquake received assistance.

• Health facilities in two districts of Uruzgan have been closed for two weeks due to active conflict.

27,000 New IDPs reported in the past week

42,000 People assisted in the past week

14 May 2018 description
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Key issues in the past week:

• Around 500 houses were damaged or destroyed by three earthquakes that shook Afghanistan.

• More than 15,000 people have been verified as having migrated to Hirat due to the drought.

• Partners of the Health Cluster reached more than 60,000 people in the past week.

• More than 14,000 people received emergency aid from UN Agencies, NGOs and authorities.

14,560
New IDPs reported in the past week

14,100
People assisted in the past week

08 May 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 17 to 30 April 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 15 May 2018.

Background

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

• 42,557 people (11,041 households) remain displaced in nine care centres and affected communities.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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