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20 Sep 2017 description

Over a week after the impact of Hurricane Irma to 13 of Cuba's 15 provinces, severe damage to vital sectors such as housing, electro-energetic infrastructure, water supply, food production, health and education are still being reported. Recovery is expected to take time and resources are not yet fully estimated. Severe damage to tunnels, pavement, bridges, causeways, airports, and main and secondary roads still obstructs the transportation of people and resources in Guantánamo, Ciego de Avila, Matanzas and La Habana Provinces.

19 Sep 2017 description

KASAI REGION CRISIS: SCALING UP RESPONSE FOR DISPLACED PEOPLE; UNICEF LAUNCHES “BACK-TO-SCHOOL” CAMPAIGN

19 Sep 2017 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

16,000 IDPs FLEE FRESH CLASHES IN BASSE-KOTTO

Recent clashes between armed groups in two localities in the southern Basse-Kotto prefecture have forced around 16,000 displaced people to flee for safety in the neighbouring Ouaka prefecture. They were initially uprooted from their homes in May. The displacement has left them in desperate need of emergency assistance, especially shelter, basic household items, food, water, hygiene and protection.

DR CONGO

19 Sep 2017 description

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

16 000 PDI FUIENT DE NOUVEAUX AFFRONTEMENTS EN BASSE-KOTTO

Les affrontements récents entre groupes armés dans deux localités de la préfecture de la BasseKotto, au sud, ont obligé environ 16 000 personnes déplacées à trouver refuge dans la préfecture voisine de la Ouaka. Elles avaient déjà fui leurs foyers en mai. Ce nouveau déplacement les a laissé dans le besoin désespéré d‘une aide d'urgence, en particulier d’abris, articles ménagers de base, nourriture, eau, hygiène et protection.

19 Sep 2017 description

In the central areas of the country, where basic services have not yet been restored, water provision with tank trucks has been increased and processed food supply has been set up. Shelter is among the most affected sectors. Central provinces of Villa Clara and Ciego de Ávila account for about 50,000 damaged houses. Joint work is being carried out in the recovery of damaged health facilities. Collapsed medical offices of affected communities are relocated. The number of affected schools has risen to 2,186.

19 Sep 2017 description

En los territorios del centro del país donde todavía no se han podido restablecer los servicios básicos, se intensifica el suministro de agua mediante carros cisterna y se establecen puntos de venta de alimentos elaborados. La vivienda se encuentra entre los sectores más afectados. Las centrales provincias de Villa Clara y Ciego de Ávila concentran unas 50.000 viviendas dañadas. Se trabaja en la recuperación de las unidades de salud afectadas, y se reubican consultorios médicos con derrumbe total de comunidades afectadas.

19 Sep 2017 description

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE

• Support vital assistance and services in critical sectors for the most vulnerable

• Support the immediate restoration of livelihoods and initiate the early recovery of the most vulnerable

19 Sep 2017 description

OBJETIVOS ESTRATÉGICOS

• Apoyar la asistencia y servicios vitales en los sectores críticos para las personas más vulnerables

• Apoyar a la restauración inmediata de los medios de subsistencia e iniciar la recuperación temprana de las personas más vulnerables

18 Sep 2017 description

Background

Around 17 million people live in the affected areas across the four Lake Chad basin countries. More than 2.3 million people remain displaced. Most of the displaced families are sheltered by communities that count among the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. Food insecurity and malnutrition have reached critical levels.

Recent developments