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17 Jan 2018 description

Many people had to flee their homes in connection with the conflict in Ukraine. The ICRC, in cooperation with local Red Cross branches and local authorities, is carrying out assistance programmes to help such displaced people. In this way, it complements the aid provided by local authorities and other organizations wherever a need arises.

The ICRC regularly assesses the needs of the displaced people to adjust its response and focuses on the most vulnerable categories of the displaced people.

Southern Russia

17 Jan 2018 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

435,999 families or 1,860,026 persons are affected in 2,534 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

17 Jan 2018 description

Situation Overview

On 22 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Severe Tropical Storm and was named “Vinta” (international name: Tembin). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 24 December 2017.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

167,485 families or 790,065 persons are affected in 1,173 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

17 Jan 2018 description

MANILA, Jan. 16 – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has started providing humanitarian aid such as the provision of dust masks to protect affected residents from harmful emissions of the Mayon Volcano in Legazpi City, which is now raised at alert level 3.

The PRC Albay chapter initially provided 20 boxes of dust masks to 1,800 individuals in the municipalities of Camalig and Guinobatan. Another 2,000 pieces of dust masks were sent by the PRC national headquarters as augmentation on January 15.

17 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 167,368 families / 789,502 persons are affected in 1,181 baranqays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA".

  2. Of which, a total of 8,622 families / 42,178 persons are currently being served inside 41 evacuation centers (ECs) and 4,470 families / 22,464 persons outside the evacuation center.

17 Jan 2018 description

Directorate of Refugees and Repatriations(DoRR) of Kunar province has distributed food items and nonfood items for 41 displaced families which displaced from insecure places of Dara Deo Gal, and sowkai district to secure places of this district.

Sunday January 15, 2018 of the current year for every of the mentioned family compulsive assistance such as comp, and food items.

It is mentionable that the number of displaced people reach to 300 tons after recognition and surveying might distributed for every of them humanitarian assistance.

16 Jan 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Armed clashes continue in violation of cessation of hostilities agreement

  • 2018 South Sudan HRP calls for more than $1.7 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 6 million people

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

16 Jan 2018 description

Ha sido creado el Sistema Nacional para la Soberanía y Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional de la República Dominicana (SINASSAN), que articulará las políticas e instituciones a fin de canalizar las medidas necesarias para garantizar el derecho a una alimentación adecuada.

“Esto significa que vamos a centrar nuestra atención en erradicar la mala nutrición y a reducir progresivamente las enfermedades causadas por la carencia o por los excesos de alimentación”, expresó el ministro de la Presidencia, Gustavo Montalvo.

16 Jan 2018 description
report RPP

En Atico y Caravelí se encuentran almacenes con raciones de alimentos, carpas, frazadas, colchones y camas plegables.

La evaluadora del Comité de Operaciones de Emergencia Regional de Arequipa (COER), Roxana Amache, en diálogo con RPP Noticias informó que al momento existen dos almacenes instalados en las municipalidades de Acarí y Atico con 200 carpas, 900 camas, 900 frazadas y 4 mil raciones de alimentos fríos para los damnificados por sismo de 6.8 registrado en Caravelí el último domingo.

16 Jan 2018 description

There has been a clear shift in Yemen towards integrated (multi-sectoral) programming following the March 2017 Yemen Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC). As the risk of famine rose, there was widespread realization of the complexity of the situation that is not only related to malnutrition and food insecurity, but also to underlying causative factors emanating from other sectors.

Subsequently, the WASH and Health were also integrated due to the criticality of these sectors in any famine prevention actions in Yemen.

16 Jan 2018 description

Highlights

• Hostilities between Government of Syria forces and non-state armed groups continued unabated in many areas in southern rural Idleb, northern rural Hama and southern rural Aleppo.

16 Jan 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN delivers assistance to 50,000 IDPs at the Syria–Jordan border berm for the first time in six months

  • UNSC reauthorizes cross-border humanitarian access to Syria through January 2019

  • Relief agencies evacuate 29 critically ill patients from Eastern Ghouta

  • Relief agencies reach 810,000 people in HTR and besieged areas with assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

16 Jan 2018 description

Introduction et contexte

L’enquête SMART Rapide s’est déroulée dans toute la commune de Lady-Gbawi, située dans la sous-préfecture de Bouca, Préfecture de l’Ouham-Pendé.

Les villages de la commune de Lady-Gbawi s’étendent sur deux axes : Bouca – Batangafo et de Bouca - Marzé. La commune de Lady-Gbawi est limitée à l’Est par la ville de Dékoa, à l’Ouest par celle de Bossangoa, au Nord par celle de Batangafo et au Sud par celle de Bogangolo.

16 Jan 2018 description

Introduction et contexte

L’enquête nutritionnelle SMART Rapide a eu lieu dans toute la commune de Cochio-Toulou, la sous-préfecture de Kouango, Préfecture de la Ouaka, localité située au Sud de la République Centrafricaine.

16 Jan 2018 description

Introduction et contexte

L’enquête SMART Rapide couvre toute la commune de Yenga, située dans la sous-préfecture de Bouar, préfecture de la Nana-Mambéré.

Les villages de la commune de Yenga s’étendent de la localité de Ngam à celle de Fafou sur l’axe Bouar – Niem et de la localité de Foro à celle de Doko sur l’axe Bouar - Baboua.

Yenga est délimitée :

  • A l’Est par la commune de Bouar ;

  • A l’Ouest par la commune de Baboua, sous-préfecture de Baboua ;