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21 Oct 2017 description

BACKGROUND

At the height of the humanitarian crisis in North-East Nigeria, seven of the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state of Adamawa were directly affected by fighting, forcing thousands to flee and take refuge in other parts of the state and across the country. Fighting led to the high levels of destruction, resulting in large displacements.

20 Oct 2017 description

Since the revision of the Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) in August 2017, the humanitarian context in Ethiopia has continued to evolve which has led the Government and humanitarian partners to further adjust the HRD requirements. In the food sector the needs have been revised slightly upwards to accommodate an increase in the number of beneficiaries through the inclusion of 4 million former Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) clients in the HRD.

20 Oct 2017 description

Methodology and limitations

  • Time period covered: 18-21 September 2017

  • The National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) collaborated in calling DPPB and other woreda officials in 191 priority 1 and 2 woredas in all major regions except Somali region.

  • Some woredas remain uncovered because of the telephone network and lack of information with DPPB officials

  • Results presented here have had no further triangulation

20 Oct 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

The crisis in Nigeria’s north-east is one of the most severe in the world today, with 8.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, out of whom 6.9 million are targeted for assistance. Now in its ninth year, the crisis shows no sign of abating.

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.

20 Oct 2017 description

L’état d’urgence, déclaré initialement le 3 mars dans sept départements de Tahoua et de Tillabéry, a été prorogé pour la deuxième fois le 18 septembre 2017 pour une nouvelle période de trois mois. Selon des informations, non exhaustives recueillies dans les deux régions, 46 attaques perpétrées par des groupes armés ont été enregistrées depuis février 2016. Les mesures sécuritaires en vigueur à Tahoua et à Tillabéry ont occasionné, entre autres, la fermeture de 16 marchés et le dysfonctionnement de quelques structures sanitaires et éducatives dans les zones où l’accès est limité.

19 Oct 2017 description

New cases of Hepataitis E are still being presented and recorded in the region of Diffa. Since the declaration of the epidemic by the Health authorities on the 19 April 2017. A total of 1,987 cases have been declared with 38 deaths recorded. Up to 25 April the mortality rate was 29 per cent dropping to 1.91 per cent by the 12 October. Analysis of reported cases reveal that women and people aged 15 and over are the most likely affected. Personnel from the Health authorities and partners from the Humanitarian sector are working jointly to ensure an effective response to those in need.

19 Oct 2017 description

La région de Diffa continue d’enregistrer des cas d’hépatite E depuis la déclaration de l’épidémie par les autorités sanitaires le 19 avril 2017. Au total, 1 987 cas déclarés suspects ou confirmés dont 38 décès ont été enregistrés au 12 octobre. Le taux de létalité est passé de 29 pour cent au 25 avril à 1,91 pour cent au 12 octobre. On observe également une baisse des cas depuis le 10 juillet. Les femmes et les personnes âgées de 15 ans et plus sont les plus touchées. Le plus grand nombre de cas a été rapporté à Diffa.

17 Oct 2017 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

ARMED FIGHTING DISPLACES 8,000 IN SOUTH-EAST

Around 8,000 people were forced to flee for safety to the central Bambari town between 18 September and 10 October following armed clashes in Basse Kotto, Mbomou and Haute Kotto prefectures in the country’s south-east. The latest displacement raises to 31,632 the number of people forced from their homes in the region by clashes. Humanitarian organizations are mobilizing assistance.

DR CONGO

OVER 26,000 RETURN FROM DISPLACEMENT

17 Oct 2017 description

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

8 000 PERSONNES DÉPLACÉES PAR LES VIOLENCES AU SUD-EST

Environ 8 000 personnes ont été forcées de fuir vers la ville de Bambari, au centre, entre le 18 septembre et le 10 octobre, à la suite d'affrontements armés dans les préfectures de la Basse Kotto, de Mbomou et de la Haute Kotto, dans le sud-est du pays. Ce dernier déplacement porte à 31 632 le nombre de personnes qui ont été forcées de quitter leur foyer dans la région. Les organisations humanitaires sont entrain de mobiliser l'aide.

17 Oct 2017 description

$50.8 million allocated by the South Sudan Humanitarian Fund since the beginning of 2017 Deposits

17 Oct 2017 description

The food security and nutrition situation in Kenya has deteriorated significantly since March 2017, due to late onset and below-average March-May long rains, high staple food prices and the Fall Army Worm infestation.

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

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

12 Oct 2017 description

OVERVIEW

Key achievements toward the strategic objectives

For the implementation of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) in 2017, the HCT achieved the following:

  • 2.3 million individuals, approximately 77 per cent, have benefitted from food assistance through in-kind and cash/voucher interventions;

  • Approximately 1.1 million people accessed clean and safe water, representing 57 per cent of target;