This report is produced by ISCG in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers 20 - 23 September 2017. The next report will be issued on 26 Sept.
• Over the last two days, movement across the border reportedly decreased with only small numbers of people noted to be moving into Cox’s Bazar.
• Refugees who have arrived since 25 August continue to move to the new Kutupalong Expansion site, where they are constructing new shelters.
Este boletín se publica sólo para información; refleja la situación actual y los detalles disponibles en este momento.
This bulletin is issued for information purposes only; it reflects the current situation and the available information at the moment.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
Este reporte es elaborado por la Oficina del Coordinador Residente en México y compilado por OCHA en base a la información disponible. Cubre el periodo del 19 al 21 de septiembre del 2017.
El 19 de septiembre a las 13:14 hrs. se registró sismo con magnitud de 7.1 grados Richter con epicentro a 12 km al Sureste de Axochiapan (Estado de Morelos) en los límites de Puebla y Guerrero.
Hasta el día de hoy a las 5:30 hrs., se han registrado 34 réplicas (la de mayor intensidad 4.0 grados Richter).
The current projected number of children who are or who could be acutely malnourished, has increased by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year to 1.2 million, including over 232,000 cases of potential life-threatening severe acute malnutrition (SAM).
This update is a coordination tool to improve communication between sectors and up to the Humanitarian Partners Forum. It focuses on processes, rather than achievements. The latter are covered through separate monthly sector dashboards, available through the inter-agency portal and at http://data.unhcr.org/jordan/sectors/.
I. General / Inter-Sector Update
STRATEGIC RESILIENCE ASSESSMENT (STRESS)
What is STRESS?
STRESS is a methodology that helps teams apply resilience thinking in distinct humanitarian or development contexts. Deepening understanding of risk and the systems communities rely on allows practitioners to adjust what they do and how they do it—helping maintain progress toward well-being outcomes even in the face of increasing instability and fragility.
The quarterly dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends aecting people in need.
DART staff arrive in Dominica to conduct assessments, support humanitarian response
Hurricane Maria damages infrastructure on Saint Kitts and Nevis, causes flooding, limited impacts in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
U.S. Government (USG) international humanitarian assistance to the Caribbean totals nearly $7 million
Este reporte ha sido elaborado desde la Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente del Sistema de Naciones Unidas en Cuba. Cubre el período de las 14.00 del 20 de septiembre a las 14.00 del 22 de septiembre (hora local). El siguiente reporte será emitido el 25 de septiembre de 2017.
• Cientos de personas de localidades del centro del país continúan con afectaciones en los servicios básicos como la electricidad, el suministro de agua y las telecomunicaciones.
Hundreds of people from the central provinces of the country remain seriously affected by the lack of basic services such as electric power, water supply, and telecommunications.
The Government of Cuba updated the procedures for assessing, certifying, and quantifying hurricane damage as well as for the delivery of resources to affected individuals and communities.
• On August 1, 2017, the UNICEF Executive Director activated the Level 3 Corporate Emergency Response for the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for a period of 6 months.
• In 2017 there have been 23,959 suspected cases of cholera and 528 deaths (fatality rate: 2.2%) recorded. The year 2017 is expected to be one of the worst year of the last ten years in term of cholera cases as the limit of 1,800 cases/week was already passed during the reporting period.
In April, 2017 President Joseph Kabila announced the constitution of a new Government led by Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala as Prime Minister, and an expanded cabinet, charged with the responsibility of organizing credible elections, addressing the country's economic situation and improving the socioeconomic conditions of the population.
This document has been prepared to provide information to Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, the IFRC and their partners on the CARICOM institutional and legal framework for regional humanitarian response in case of disaster, which is currently being tested in the context of the response to Category 5 Hurricane IRMA and Category 4 Hurricane MARIA that strongly impacted the Caribbean region.