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23 Jun 2018 description

Although Boko Haram’s insurgency is mostly associated with Nigeria, the group’s violence has affected several other countries in the region of the Lake Chad Basin. One of them is Cameroon.

Here are five things to know about the humanitarian crisis in Far North Cameroon:

23 Jun 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The multi-sectoral Response Plan targets 818,250 recently displaced people. A total of $117.7m is urgently required, of which approximately $6.99m has already been mobilized by Government and partners, primarily through diverting resources that were originally intended for important response elsewhere in the country.

23 Jun 2018 description
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Introduction

As the Government of Myanmar works towards achieving stability, durable peace and development across the country including Rakhine State, the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State was established with an aim to help create a peaceful, fair and prosperous future for the people living in the State. This report provides an update to the people of Myanmar regarding the progress of the implementation by the Committee, for the period of January to April 2018.

Economic and Social Development

23 Jun 2018 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires et concerne les vagues de déplacements internes depuis le 21 juillet 2015. Il est publié par OCHA Tchad et couvre la période du 1er février au 30 avril 2018. Le prochain rapport sera publié vers le 31 juillet 2018.

Faits saillants

23 Jun 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT’S STRATEGY FOR ADVANCING GENDER EQUALITY IN AND THROUGH EDUCATION PUTS GENDER-EQUALITY AT THE FOREFRONT OF ECW’S FINANCING IN EMERGENCIES AND PROTRACTED CRISIS.

Making gender ECW priority in the ECW Strategic Plan 2018-2021, it seeks to ensure that the needs and experiences of girls and boys are examined and systematically incorporated throughout ECW’s work to:

22 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

• The number of people in shelters has decreased, as they have returned to their homes. These homes remain at risk, as they are in near the base of the volcano. Others have been seeking refuge with family or friends.

• In the department of Escuintla, search efforts have been suspended in the communities of San Miguel Los Lotes and El Rodeo, as they are currently uninhabitable and remain high-risk areas. The current total of missing persons stands at 197, but this may increase.

22 Jun 2018 description

Este Informe de Situación ha sido elaborado por el Equipo Humanitario de País en base a información de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres -CONRED-, Sistema de Naciones Unidas a través del Equipo Técnico de Emergencias (UNETE), Organizaciones No Gubernamentales, Movimiento de la Cruz Roja y con la colaboración con los socios humanitarios.

Cubre el periodo del [12/06/2018 al 19/06/2018].

Destacados

22 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On 9 June, monsoon rains commenced, with heavy downpours and high winds that continued through 13 June, amounting to a total of 552 mm of rain; representing 66 per cent of the overall June average rainfall. During this period 17,977 refugees were affected, including 13 refugees injured and one child fatality in Kutupalong.

22 Jun 2018 description

In Numbers

1,534 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 253,618 cash based transfers made

US$ 29.8 million six months (June-November 2018) net funding requirement

428,585 people assisted in May 2018

Operational Updates

22 Jun 2018 description

OVERVIEW

In 2016 and 2017 Brazil has witnessed a sharp increase in the number of asylum applications submitted by Venezuelan nationals. By November 2017, according the official statistics, there were 20,137 Venezuelan asylum seekers in Brazil. Considering the evolving situation in Venezuela, the number of persons fleeing the deteriorating situation in Venezuela is likely to keep rising.

22 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• As of the 18th of June, the UNICEF Principal Adviser on Health Epidemic assumed the role of the UN coordinator for the Ebola response in Mbandaka for 3 weeks.

• As of the 20th of June, a total 38 confirmed and 14 probable cases were reported in the three affected health zones of Wangata (Mbandaka), Bikoro and Itipo of the Equateur province.

22 Jun 2018 description

Around 400,000 people have been newly displaced on both sides of the regional borders of Gedeo (SNNP region) and Guji (Oromia region) zones since 1 June (ECHO 19/06/2018). In total, some 700,000 people have been displaced since a new wave of violence between the Gedeo and Guji communities started on 13 April. Insecurity continues to prevent IDPs from returning to their areas of origin (OCHA 14/06/2018; OCHA 22/05/2018; UNICEF 10/05/2018). IDPs are staying in shelters in public buildings and spontaneous IDP sites.

22 Jun 2018 description

Solutions durables

Opération « Ramadan à la maison» à Kaga-Bandoro
Du 12 au 14 juin 2018, l’opération dénommée « Ramadan à la maison » s’est poursuivie à Kaga-Bandoro toujours avec le concours du HCR, OIM, et PARET et a permis d’assister le retour de 148 ménages de 368 personnes déplacées internes du site Mbella vers la ville de Kaga-Bandoro. Chaque ménage a reçu 50,000FCFA du PARET et des kits NFI de l’OIM constitués de kits cuisine, nattes, couvertures, bâches, bassines et lampes.

22 Jun 2018 description

Civilian casualties have continued to rise in eastern Ukraine, as hostilities have intensified along the ‘contact line’. In May 2018, OHCHR recorded 61 civilian casualties (12 killed and 49 injured), which is the highest so far in 2018. The humanitarian situation in the Chyhari settlement (Donetska oblast) remains of concern due to intense fighting which broke out on 27 May. Eleven houses were reportedly destroyed and 50 damaged in the settlement, which is approximately 800 metres from the ‘contact line’.

22 Jun 2018 description

Goz Beïda, 22 June 2018 – More than half of school-aged refugee children in Chad are not enrolled in school. Many of the more than 100,000 unenrolled children were born in refugee camps after their families fled conflict in their native Darfur. The ongoing conflict, which has not end in sight, has kept Darfuri refugees from returning home for more than a decade.

22 Jun 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

The onset of the conflict in South Sudan in December 2013 changed the landscape of humanitarian access to populations in the conflict-affected states in the Greater Upper Nile region.