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16 Nov 2018 description

SHELLING OF SMALL WATER FACILITY – MARIVKA PUMPING STATION

Luhansk Voda reported that yesterday (15th November 2018) there was shelling damage to a small pumping station, Marievka, supplying water to around 200 households in Zolote 5. The pump station supplies water from wells, to people living nearby.

Windows at the pumping station were damaged and water company staff considered it was too dangerous to make repairs, therefore they stopped the pumps and evacuated from that location.

15 Nov 2018 description
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Ninewa Governorate

An Armed Group 8 November 2018

● A booby-trapped car exploded near a restaurant on the right side of Mosul, led to the killing 2 people and injured 11 others. An Armed Group 9 November 2018
● Attacked Hamad village, led to the killing 3 civilians.

Security Forces 10 November 2018

15 Nov 2018 description

(Genève, 15 novembre 2018) : Alors que les températures sont descendues bien en dessous de zéro degré dans l’est de l’Ukraine, des millions de personnes ont besoin en urgence d’assistance humanitaire en raison du conflit en cours qui a tendance à être oublié a annoncé à Genève, aujourd’hui, la Coordonnatrice résidente des Nations Unies et Coordonnatrice humanitaire, Mme Osnat Lubrani.

15 Nov 2018 description
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(Geneva, 15 November 2018): As temperatures drop to well below zero in eastern Ukraine, millions of people urgently need humanitarian support as a result of an on-going active conflict, which increasingly is forgotten and seems to have fallen off the international radar, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Ms. Osnat Lubrani, said today in Geneva.

15 Nov 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

The third quarter of 2018 saw an intensification of armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, with the highest number of security incidents reported so far in 2018, despite the two back-to-back ceasefire agreements in June and August. Although the ceasefires did not hold, they still contributed to a 66 per cent decrease of conflict-related civilian casualties, compared to the second quarter of 2018.

15 Nov 2018 description
report The Guardian

Peter Beaumont in Fallujah

In the former Islamic State stronghold of Fallujah, the legacy of extremism lingers in the form of unexploded landmines

Shuhada school sits on what was one of Iraq’s most violent frontlines, in the former Isis stronghold of Fallujah. The children have to walk along a dirt road, the edges of which are lined with red-painted bricks and skull and crossbones signs that warn of the risk beyond the makeshift border – landmines laid by the extremist group.

14 Nov 2018 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced that the rising in the numbers of families affected by the torrents in the township of Baldaroz to more than 250 families.

The IRCS has reported in a statement: “The teams of the IRCS have entered the affected areas in Mandali district of Baladroz township and registered more than 250 families who were affected by the upcoming rains, where the relief teams have secured their relief needs including food parcels, blankets, and other relief items needed by families in their daily use. ”

14 Nov 2018 description

Summary

  • With the rainy season coming to an end, the disaster damages and losses can be expected to have stabilized. There has been no recent update of Government figures. 2,382 villages, 126,736 families, 616,145 people are reported as affected. 1,779 Houses are destroyed and 514 damaged. 90,000 ha of paddy fields and 11,000 ha of other plantations have been destroyed, and 630 km of roads and 47 bridges have been damaged.

13 Nov 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SECURITY COUNCIL
8396TH MEETING (AM)
SC/13573
13 NOVEMBER 2018

Welcoming Peaceful Transfer of Power in Iraq, Head of Assistance Mission Says International Support Crucial for Improving Security, Basic Service Delivery

Briefing on Iraqi progress in fighting terrorism, reducing sectarianism and peacefully transferring power, the United Nations top official for the country stressed, in the Security Council today, the critical importance of international support to the new Government for its efforts to deliver basic services as well as to improve security.

13 Nov 2018 description
report The Irrawaddy

By LAWI WENG

Mon State — Two people were killed and two more were wounded by a pair of explosives in northern Shan State on Sunday, according to relatives and media.

In Kyaukme Township, two ethnic Ta’ang women, aged 20 and 26, were heading from Khon Ngan Village to the center of town by motorbike to do some shopping when they hit an explosive at about 9:30 a.m., according to relatives. They said the younger woman, Lway Kham Yin, died from her injuries at a Mandalay hospital that evening and that the other was wounded by survived.

12 Nov 2018 description
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The human cost of the active armed conflict in eastern Ukraine is distressing, with 18 civilian casualties (5 killed and 13 injured) in October, according to OHCHR. With a monthly average of more than 1,200 reported security incidents over the past three months, the conflict intensity as well as lethal security risks faced by civilians and humanitarian workers remained high.

12 Nov 2018 description

Arriving in Aden, a mere 45-minute plane ride from Djibouti, there is little doubt that one is entering a country deeply affected by conflict.

Immediately after landing, one can’t help but notice the tanks and large sand bags all over the tarmac.

It is a stark reminder of a conflict that is now entering its fourth year and has devastated the country. The human impact of the conflict can hardly be overstated. Over the past six weeks, it has become even worse as a deep, rapidly unfolding economic crisis has gripped the country.