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20 Sep 2017 description

Against the backdrop of 10 years of Israel’s land, air and sea blockade, there has been an escalation in the internal Palestinian divide, since March 2017, which exacerbated Gaza’s energy crisis and resulted in outages of 18-20 hours a day. Additionally, the salary crisis in the public sector in Gaza has worsened; thousands of civil servants have been reportedly referred for early retirement, and the financial approval for the referral of hundreds of patients outside Gaza has been reportedly delayed/disrupted.

20 Sep 2017 description

ABUJA — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a significant contribution of nearly US$100 million from the United States, which guarantees continued life-saving food assistance in northeast Nigeria through early 2018.

This brings the total amount donated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) this year to US$150.8 million for WFP operations in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, the states hardest hit by the conflict-driven hunger crisis.

20 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Nearly 700,000 suspected cholera cases and over 2,000 associated deaths have been reported since 27 April.

• 1.7 million people in acute need live in districts with highest access constraints.

• 78 per cent of households are economically worse off than they were two years ago.

• 8,530 people have been killed since March 2015, and 48,848 injured. More than 1,500 schools are damaged or destroyed.

Cholera cases still rising

Nearly 700,000 suspected cases reported in less than six months

20 Sep 2017 description
report ACTED

Depuis le mois d’avril 2015, le Burundi fait face à des conditions d’instabilité socio-politique dont les conséquences croissantes ne cessent de porter préjudice à la sécurité alimentaire et aux moyens d’existence des ménages. L’instabilité affecte davantage les populations urbaines et rurales les plus vulnérables, qui vivent dans des zones exposées de façon récurrente à l’insécurité alimentaire et à la malnutrition.

20 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

• In line with the trends from the last four days, the movement of people across the border was reported to have reduced on 19 September.

• The majority of shelters in the low-lying land surrounding Balukhali were flooded as of 19 September due to heavy rain.

• Rain is forecast to continue in coming days, is exacerbating the risk of outbreak in densely populated areas, underscoring the need to act fast and to deliver aid wherever people are across the district.

20 Sep 2017 description

DISPLACEMENT OF 2 MILLION IDPs AMID CONTINUED RETURN MOVEMENTS

The Task Force for Population Movement (TFPM), co-led by IOM and UNHCR is a Technical Working Group of the Yemen Protection Cluster. The TFPM implements an information management tool that gathers data and location of displaced persons across Yemen.

20 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of September 15, 2017, the cumulative number of suspected and confirmed cholera cases and deaths are 2,451 and 48 respectively (CFR 1.9%). The burden of cases has decreased in Jere and Dikwa, while it remains high in Monguno.

20 Sep 2017 description

Des systèmes alimentaires sains contribueront à éradiquer la faim, mais il sera nécessaire d’approfondir la coopération

20 Sep 2017 description

Healthy food systems will help end hunger but more cooperation is needed

20 September 2017, New York - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has joined in calls for a renewed global commitment to zero tolerance for food loss and waste. The call was made at a high-level event at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly that focused on tackling food loss and waste as a pathway to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger.

20 Sep 2017 description

SANA’A – In an ongoing struggle to avert famine in Yemen, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has managed to provide food assistance to a record seven million people across the country during the month of August 2017.

The past two and a half years of fighting have devastated Yemen’s infrastructure and undermined livelihoods, forcing more than two-thirds of the population – 17 million people – into hunger with seven million people on the brink of starvation and depending entirely on assistance to meet their most basic food needs.

20 Sep 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

In Liberia, since the beginning of this year, there have been constant storms and floods resulting in damage and losses around the country. On Tuesday August 31, it was reported on the National Radio Station, ELBC Super Morning Show that a heavy storm had occurred in Bong County (Central Liberia) which caused the destruction of houses thereby leading to the displacement of hundreds of local community dwellers. There are presently 5,244 people who are affected and 118 structures destroyed in Suakoko Town.

20 Sep 2017 description

Missions to Dera’a camp

In August, Dera’a camp and city in the south continued to experience a relatively calm situation due to the ceasefire agreement put in place early July. A total of 716 Palestine refugees from Ain Thakar district in Dera’a who had been directly impacted by the clashes received additional humanitarian assistance including food parcels and non-food items for the first time. In addition, UNRWA multi-sectorial teams from Damascus managed to conduct three needs assessment visits to the area on 3, 14, and 20 August.

20 Sep 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires au Kasaï, Kasaï Central et Kasaï Oriental. Il couvre la période du 26 août (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°12) au 8 septembre 2017. La région du Kasaï fait ici référence aux provinces du Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, de la Lomami et du Sankuru.

Faits saillants

20 Sep 2017 description
infographic REACH Initiative

Introduction

The Humanitarian Situation Overview in Syria (HSOS) project is a monthly data collection exercise, which aims to gather multisector information about needs and the humanitarian situation inside Syria. The factsheets present information gathered in August 2017 referring to the situation in July 2017.

20 Sep 2017 description

Faits saillants

• Plus de 21 000 personnes déplacées dans le territoire de Lubero.

• Nyamilima, à de 50km au nord de Kiwanja en territoire de Rutshuru, la population n’a plus accès aux champs suite aux opérations militaires.

• La situation d’accès humanitaire à Lubero compromise suite à la dégradation de la situation sécuritaire sur l’axe Butembo-Lubero-Kanyabayonga

Aperçu de la situation

20 Sep 2017 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-sixth session
11-29 September 2017
Agenda item 10
Technical assistance and capacity-building

Note by the Secretariat