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19 Oct 2018 description
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An increase of civilian casualties was recorded in September – from 12 in August to 20 (5 killed and 15 injured), according to OHCHR, as hostilities continued unabated in eastern Ukraine. On 11 September, a secondary school in the settlement Zolote 5 (Luhanska Oblast, NGCA) was shelled during classes and 100 students and teachers had to be evacuated to the nearby bomb shelters. This was the 62nd security incident involving educational facilities so far this year. Since January 2017, 57 incidents of education facility damages have been recorded, directly affecting nearly 5,600 children.

15 Oct 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

• The number of people displaced by conflict this year has surpassed a quarter of a million.

• More than 263,330 people are currently displaced due to the drought across four provinces.

• According to the latest IPC report, the number of people in emergency phase of food insecurity has almost doubled to 3.3 million in the past year.

11,200 New IDPs reported in the past week

524,800 Total verified IDPs in 2018

04 Oct 2018 description

Based on figures from UNHCR’s Protection and Return Monitoring Network (PRMN), the second half of 2018 has witnessed a decline in the number of internally displaced people in Somalia compared to the first six months of the year. At the height of the displacement in April, 248,000 people were forced to flee.

01 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights
- The humanitarian situation in Somalia remains critical due to ongoing impacts of drought, displacement and conflict. As per the FSNAUFEWSNET 2018 Post Gu findings, 4.6 million people are still in need of urgent assistance, including an estimated 2.5 million children. While food security is overall improving, the nutrition situation remains critical with more than 954,000 children under-5 expected to be malnourished over the coming twelve months, including 173,000 severely so.

28 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

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• Swar dam overflowed in late August affecting over 60,000 people; UNICEF reached 30,000 people with WASH support.

• Over 30,000 boys and girls are receiving psychosocial support through static and mobile child-friendly spaces including 11,000 children in northern Rakhine.

• UNICEF supported Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition training to 906 number of participants in ten of 17 townships in Rakhine State to scale up the Government’s nutrition services.

28 Sep 2018 description

I. Summary of the response

Now in its ninth year, the crisis in north-east Nigeria remains one of the most severe in the world with 7.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2018 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY), and 6.1 million targeted for humanitarian assistance1.

28 Sep 2018 description

Situation Overview

August 2018, continued to be a month when conflict and insecurity forced many people to flee their homes. However, in Unity, despite fighting in some areas, there was an opportunity to allow a planned humanitarian response that had been delayed to take place in Leer and Mayendit Counties. Humani - tarians had not been able to access the counties for months, due to fighting. Cholera vaccinations for 40,000 people were also done in Leer County.

27 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

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• The IOM DTM Round XXIV (August 2018) estimates that 1.76 million people are still internally displaced across the three northeast states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.

• Borno and Yobe states are yet to declare a cholera outbreak despite the reported 313 cases of AWD, with 26 deaths (CFR=8.3%) in Yobe and spread in 5 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 11 wards in Borno state. A total of 1831 cholera cases was reported in Adamawa, where the cholera outbreak has been declared.

26 Sep 2018 description
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• UNICEF Yemen has supported the first round of an oral cholera vaccination campaign in five districts in the northern governorates of al Hudaydah and Ibb to protect an additional 540,595 people (over 1 years of age) against Cholera. This follows the first campaign held in five districts in Aden in May. In total 387,390 (69 per cent) persons have been vaccinated against the total target of 561,002 people.

10 Sep 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • The drought has displaced a total of 275,000 people, 52,000 people more than conflict in 2018.
  • In Qala-e-Naw, partners are ramping up assistance across all sectors and deploy additional staff.
  • Health authorities in Hirat report a spike of cases of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever.

9,700 New IDPs reported in the past week
222,500 Total verified IDPs in 2018
63,000 People assisted

 **Countrywide conflict displacement**

07 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

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• The scale of needs resulting from the outflow of Venezuelans is rapidly surpassing the capacities of receiving and transit countries, further straining already vulnerable host communities. In many of the arriving areas there are pre-existing conditions of vulnerability and weak or lack of health, education and protection services.

04 Sep 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • The centre of Ghazni city has been declared clear of mines, 100 items of UXO have been destroyed

  • Taliban have reportedly taken three ambulances and medical staff under their control in Nangarhar.

  • The number of people displaced by conflict in Afghanistan has surpassed 200,000 in 2018.

5,400 New IDPs reported in the past week
206,615 Total verified IDPs in 2018
60,000 People assisted in the past week

04 Sep 2018 description

As at 31 August 2018:

11,599 registered refugees have returned to Afghanistan from neighboring and non-neighboring countries (10,301 from Pakistan).

208,615 individuals have been newly displaced by conflict in 2018 and profiled by OCHA as internally displaced persons (IDPs) in need.

78,340 Pakistani refugees from North-Waziristan Agency have been biometrically registered in Khost province and verified in Paktika province.