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22 Oct 2017 description

Frente a la coyuntura que afecta a la población de la costa Pacífica de Nariño, la entidad brinda ayuda humanitaria de emergencia y prioriza la ruta de reparación integral para víctimas directas e indirectas. Informe Especial.

SAN ANDRÉS DE TUMACO

22 Oct 2017 description

MOGADISHU, 21st October, 2017 (WAM) -- The second UAE medical team has arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu to supervise the implementation of directives given the UAE leadership to provide medical treatment for 100 of victims of the recent terrorist bombing in Mogadishu.

Upon its arrival, the medical team assessed the medical condition of the injured and a number of cases were admitted to the Sheikh Zayed Hospital in Mogadishu for urgent medical treatment .

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21 October 2017

At 10:00 PM, TY "PAOLO" has maintained its strength and is about to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) with a maximum sustained winds of up to 185 kph and gustiness of up to 225 kph. It forecast to move North Northeast at 27 kph. TY "PAOLO" is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) early morning on 22 October 2017.

22 Oct 2017 description

These dashboards reflect selected aggregate achievements of 3RP regional sectoral indicators on the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 240 partners involved in the 3RP Inter-Agency Appeal in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Indicators are regionally aggregated and targets are based on full funding of the 3RP 2017 and an expected population of 4.7 million refugees by end-2017.

22 Oct 2017 description

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Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de El Hadji Mainari, situé à 8 km du chef-lieu de la commune de Gueskerou dans la région de Diffa.

Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en septembre 2017.

Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.

22 Oct 2017 description

The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for the international community to act now and not forget the millions of people displaced by increasing levels of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Ms Patel’s call came as she announced vital lifesaving support for hundreds of thousands of victims of political insecurity and increasing levels of violence in the DRC.

The crisis has forced 3.8 million people to flee their homes, resulting in widespread malnutrition, disease and suffering in many regions of the DRC.

22 Oct 2017 description

Situation Overview

On October 15, 2017, continuous heavy rains brought about by the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) caused flooding in some parts of Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay affecting seven (51) barangays.

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

7,646 families or 34,705 persons are affected in 51 barangays (See Table 1).

2. Status of Displaced Families / Persons

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20 October 2017

At 10:00 AM, TY "PAOLO" has slightly changed course and is now moving in a North Northeast direction with a maximum 'sustained winds of up to 130 kph and gustiness of up to 160 kph. At 10:00 PM, it maintains its direction and is slowly moving away from the country. Meanwhile, the LPA near Mindoro has already dissipated.

22 Oct 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. Affected Population

  1. A total of 4,710 families / 23,520 persons were affected in twenty-nine (29) barangays in Zamboanga City and Zamboanga del Norte:
21 Oct 2017 description

BACKGROUND

At the height of the humanitarian crisis in North-East Nigeria, seven of the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state of Adamawa were directly affected by fighting, forcing thousands to flee and take refuge in other parts of the state and across the country. Fighting led to the high levels of destruction, resulting in large displacements.

21 Oct 2017 description

(Baghdad, 21 October 2017) – Humanitarian partners are reaching thousands of people with emergency assistance on a daily basis.

During the past week, well over 100,000 civilians fled from Kirkuk, Makhmur and Tuz Khurmatu districts. Smaller numbers fled Zummar. The situation remains very fluid, with people sometimes fleeing for less than 24 hours before returning home.

21 Oct 2017 description

The nutrition sector reached 2,280,184 children under five years and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) in need from January to August of 2017 with curative and preventative nutrition services. This includes 1,097,332 children under five and PLW screened for acute malnutrition. 20,424 children under 5 years and 4,794 PLW were identified with acute malnutrition and treated. Additionally, 1,656,701 children under five and 135,248 PLW received micronutrient supplementation and 637,654 PLW were counselled on infant and young child feeding (IYCF).

21 Oct 2017 description
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Remarks on Iraq made at the noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary‑General:

“UNHCR and its partners have been helping families who, fearing large‑scale military clashes, have fled Kirkuk and other disputed areas pre‑emptively in recent days.

UNHCR and its partners have been providing food, water and shelter to these families.

The agency believes that the majority of these families will return to their homes in the coming days, but also says that there will be groups who are likely to remain uprooted.”

21 Oct 2017 description

SUMMARY

1. Status of Internally Displaced Families / Persons

a) 78,466 families or 359,680 persons have been displaced by the Armed Conflict in Marawi City, based on the Disaster Assistance Family Access Cards (DAFAC). The effect of this unrest has displaced families / persons coming from Marawi City and neighboring municipalities (Table 1).

b) 68 Evacuation Centers are currently open in 17 municipalities in Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur.

2. Augmentation Assistance Provided by DSWD

21 Oct 2017 description

Executive summary

Since 25 August 2017, more than half a million people are estimated to have crossed from Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh following violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar. People have moved into settlements/ camps, several spontaneous settlements have come up and many are with host communities. The speed and scale of the influx has resulted in a critical humanitarian emergency with increasing needs for food, health, shelter, water and sanitation, as well as protection and education.

21 Oct 2017 description

Il faudra un changement radical pour remédier à ce problème, selon le Directeur général de la FAO

20 octobre 2017, Valence - «Les villes peuvent et devraient jouer un rôle important vis-à-vis du «changement radical» nécessaire pour remédier aux problèmes de la faim, de la malnutrition et du gaspillage alimentaire», a déclaré aujourd'hui M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO, aux maires et représentants de plus de 150 villes du monde entier présents dans la ville espagnole.

20 Oct 2017 description

Con el proyecto de huertas familiares mejora la calidad de la alimentación en veredas del municipio de Briceño, en Antioquia, al tiempo que se promueve la economía campesina y se previene el desplazamiento forzado.

BRICEÑO

Los días en que la dieta diaria se limitaba a unos pocos alimentos quedaron atrás para centenares de campesinos de Briceño. Con el proyecto de huertas familiares 100 familias de 10 veredas tienen ahora seguridad alimentaria y recuperan la vocación agrícola de sus tierras.

20 Oct 2017 description

DATOS CLAVES:

  • 158,554 Viviendas dañadas

  • 466 Granjas avícolas dañadas

  • 4 Acueductos interrumpidos

  • 980 Centros de salud dañados

  • 2,264 Centros de educación dañados

1.- A un mes del paso del Huracán Irma, el más fuerte formado en el océano Atlántico, continúan las necesidades humanitarias en 11 de las 15 provincias del país. Las condiciones básicas y los medios de vida de millones de personas han sido severamente afectados.

20 Oct 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • New agricultural season about to start, but production constraints continue to prevail

  • Some recovery in 2017 cereal production due to better rains and localized improvements in security, but still less than half of pre-conflict average

  • Food security situation severely impacted by prolonged conflict, especially for most vulnerable groups

  • About 6.9 million people food insecure

20 Oct 2017 description

De acuerdo a los protocolos vigentes finalizó la fase de Atención a la Emergencia en los departamentos afectados por los eventos meteorológicos ocurridos en la madrugada del 19 de octubre durante la vigencia de la advertencia naranja emitida por INUMET, y está iniciando la fase de Recuperación. El operativo retorno se desarrolló sin inconvenientes en Cerro Largo y en Rivera y ya regresó el 80 % de las 114 personas desplazadas. Aún permanecen 23 personas evacuadas en Tacuarembó (15 mayores y 8 menores).