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22 Oct 2018 description

Key Messages
- L’évolution de la campagne agricole en cours est moyenne à bonne dans l’ensemble en dépit des poches localisées de mauvaise production liées aux inondations de cultures et à la réduction des superficies. Les récoltes (octobre à janvier) qui démarrent et qui s’intensifieront davantage mettent fin à la soudure et améliorent la disponibilité et l’accès des ménages aux aliments.

22 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights
- By September 2018, some 89,000 refugees and migrants, almost a quarter of whom children, arrived in Europe through the Mediterranean migration routes. Most children arrived in Greece and Spain.
- Between January and September 2018, nearly 16,700 children benefitted from UNICEF specialized child protection support in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Germany. With the start of the school year, 13,810 children were also reached with UNICEF-supported formal and non-formal education activities.

22 Oct 2018 description

The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Dengue Fever in Senegal

  • Hepatitis E in Namibia

  • Cholera in Zimbabwe.

22 Oct 2018 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Context Analysis

Somalia

  • 4.6 million people in need and 954,000 children under-5 that are or could be acutely malnourished in the next year.
  • The current number of IDPs in Somalia has increased to 2.6 million from 2.1 million in May.

Ethiopia

22 Oct 2018 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Situation in numbers
- Total Refugees: 2.5M
- Total IDPs in Burundi: 159,152
- Total Burundi Returnees: 47,000
- 1.5M Children (59%)
- 95,491 IDP Children (60%)

22 Oct 2018 description

Situation

  • After more than four years of civil conflict, South Sudan remains one of the most food-insecure countries in the world. The IPC Technical Working Group (TWG) reported that a record 6.1 million people required food assistance in the July–August peak of the lean season, nearly 60 percent of the country’s population. Widespread conflict continues to undermine food security, as well as displacing communities, disrupting livelihood activities and impeding humanitarian access to vulnerable populations.

22 Oct 2018 description

Tegucigalpa, 21 de octubre. Un total de 3.433 compatriotas han retornado al país luego de su intento fallido de viajar a los Estados Unidos en forma irregular, informó hoy la Fuerza de Tarea de Atención al Migrante que lidera la primera dama, Ana García de Hernández.

En comparecencia de prensa, en Casa de Gobierno, la Primera Dama expuso los avances en el retorno de los compatriotas que decidieron abandonar la caravana irregular y regresan a Honduras desde Guatemala y la frontera con México por medio del Plan Retorno Seguro.

22 Oct 2018 description

Ciudad de Guatemala, 21 oct (AGN).- La Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (Conred) ha entregado 88,9 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria a la población afectada por las lluvias en 11 departamentos de Guatemala, lo que asciende a un monto de 1,29 millones de quetzales, dio a conocer una fuente oficial.

Julio Sánchez, portavoz de la instrucción, manifestó que la entrega de insumos se realiza en apoyo a las familias que fueron afectadas por las lluvias, las cuales persistirán por varios días en el territorio nacional.

22 Oct 2018 description

Representatives of 50 countries will attend to discuss the multiple benefits of national school meals programmes and how to design and implement them

The 20th annual Global Child Nutrition Forum is expected to gather 300 participants representing 50 countries to discuss the theme National School Meal Programs for Food and Nutrition Security and Multiple Social Benefits. The Forum is the largest annual international conference on school feeding in the world, and this year it will take place in Tunis, Tunisia, from 21 to 25 October.

22 Oct 2018 description

Ce rapport est consolidé par le Bureau des Nations Unies pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA) en Haïti sur la base des données officielles disponibles (DPC, Primature, …) et en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Le rapport couvre la période du 09 au 19 octobre 2018.

Faits saillants

  • Un séisme de magnitude 5.9 a frappé le samedi 6 octobre à 20h12 le nord-ouest et le nord d’Haïti occasionnant des pertes en vies humaines et des dégâts matériels importants.

22 Oct 2018 description
report ACTED

ACTED provides essential water trucking and cash for food to needy displaced families in Al Dhale’e governorate.

22 Oct 2018 description

Con esta acción se activan los recursos del Fondo para la Atención de Emergencias (FONDEN).

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación emitió hoy una Declaratoria de Emergencia para el municipio de Yajalón del estado de Chiapas por la presencia de movimiento de ladera ocurrida el día 19 de octubre de 2018.

Con esta acción se activan los recursos del Fondo para la Atención de Emergencias (FONDEN).

22 Oct 2018 description
report Mercy Corps

October 22, 2018

Global organization will provide emergency cash to Venezuelans and Colombians in La Guajira and Cesar

RIOHACHA, Colombia — The global organization Mercy Corps is expanding its operations near Colombia’s border with Venezuela to meet the urgent needs of Venezuelan migrants and refugees, returning Colombians and Colombians affected by Venezuelan migration. According to Colombian authorities, more than 1 million people have fled Venezuela for Colombia since 2016, including 250,000 returning Colombians and more than 800,000 Venezuelans.

22 Oct 2018 description

Gobierno de El Salvador ha entregado paquetes alimenticios a cerca de 10 mil pescadores afectados por las lluvias

22 Oct 2018 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió una Declaratoria de Emergencia para los municipios del estado Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave por la presencia de lluvia severa, inundación fluvial y vientos fuertes fenómenos

22 Oct 2018 description

By Jared Ferrie and Annie Banerji

OU KRALANH, Cambodia/TOLAKCHUIN, India, Oct 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Phally Chhiv placed a pot of simmering soup filled with fish and greens on a wooden platform outside her one-room home in northwestern Cambodia - using nutrient-packed minnows that experts hope can help to end global hunger.