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21 May 2018 description

SUMMARY

Performance indicators (Epi Week 19):

In Epidemiological Week 19 2018, a total of 21 out of 21 LGAs (including 06 IDP camps) submitted their weekly reports as timeliness and completeness of reporting were 100% and 100% respectively at LGA level (target 80% timeliness, 90% completeness).

Measles: No case of suspected measles reported with cumulative case count of 382 and 06 deaths. CFR is 2% AFP: 03 case of AFP reported with cumulative case count of 137.

21 May 2018 description

Situation Update | Thandaunggyi Township, Toungoo District (August to November 2017) The following Situation Update was received by KHRG in November 2017. It was written by a community member in Toungoo District who has been trained by KHRG to monitor human rights conditions. It is presented below translated exactly as originally written, save for minor edits for clarity and security.[1] This report was received along with other information from Toungoo District, including seven interviews, 125 photographs and 7 video clips.[2]

Introduction

21 May 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Hurricane Maria hit Dominica on 18 September 2017, bringing torrential rain and winds of up to 250 kilometers per hour (category 5), which affected the country’s 73,800 inhabitants.

21 May 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Ituango Hydroelectric Project is located on the Lower Cauca river (in the process of construction), northwest of the Antioquia Department, 170 Km from the city of Medellin. Main dam building works cover the land of the Ituango and Briceño municipalities, but its area of influence extends further to the municipalities of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Buriticá, Peque, Liborina, Sabanalarga, Toledo, Olaya, San Andrés de Cuerquia, Valdivia y Yarumal.

19 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Humanitarian situation and needs

• 332,000 people have been displaced and 183 people killed due to extended floods across the country, according to the National Disaster Operations Centre (NDOC).

• Rains in Kenya have been four times above the normal average for the season. While end-May normally marks the end of the Long Rains Season, Kenya meteorological department warns that rainfalls may continue in parts of the country till August 2018. Riverine and flash floods are likely to worsen in the coming weeks.

19 May 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources reported a seismic swarm in the area located between the municipalities of Chirilagua in San Miguel Department, and in Intipucá and El Carmen department in La Union Department since 5 May 2018.

Some 733 seismic events occurred between 5 and 9 May, as reported by the National Seismic Network. The epicentre area was located between the municipalities mentioned above.

18 May 2018 description

Este documento fue elaborado por OCHA con el apoyo de la UMAIC y las organizaciones del Equipo Local de Coordinación de Antioquia (ELC) Antioquia.

18 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

  • Incendio en el Rímac: Con 8 unidades, bomberos continúan con trabajos de remoción de escombros

Un total de ocho unidades (tres autobombas, dos cisternas, dos ambulancias y un puesto de comando) permanecen en la cuadra 8 de la avenida Los Próceres, en el distrito del Rímac, realizando trabajos de remoción de escombros y extinción de pequeños focos de fuego, tras el incendio ocurrido anoche, informó el Cuerpo de Bomberos Voluntarios del Perú.

18 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On 4 May, an agreement was signed by the warring tribes in Hela Province, improving the security situation although it remains unpredictable. Humanitarian organizations, including UNICEF, are currently planning for the resumption of relief operations in the Province.

18 May 2018 description

Registration of newborns resumed in Lóvua. On Wednesdays, a team from the civil registry will be registering newborn refugees in the settlement.

A Joint Assessment Mission by authorities and partners is on-going until the end of May. The findings will allow the redesign of emergency food-security and nutritional response beyond July 2018.

The borehole drilling has started in Lóvua settlement after a fourmonth delay.

KEY FIGURES

18 May 2018 description
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Key figures:

184,612 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)

368,583 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - March 2018)

52,031 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya

10,616 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018

520 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018

1,273 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018 (including for evacuations)

1,609 vulnerable refugees and asylumseekers evacuated since November 2017

Funding USD 85 M required for 2018

18 May 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 4.3 million food insecure people from June.

  • The number of children at risk of acute malnutrition is revised upwards.

  • New displacements of people inside and outside the country.

  • More than 70 security incidents affecting humanitarians registered since the beginning of the year.

  • The humanitarian appeal funded only at 17 per cent in a context where humanitarian needs have increased.

18 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • D. R. Congo: The situation remains stable across the country with 271 cases reported at week 17, and 321 cases at week 18, from 13 Provinces. However, several localized outbreaks persist calling for continued community control efforts.

  • Nigeria: At week 17, 527 cases were reported from 6 States especiqlly Bauchi, Ebonyi, and Yobe.

18 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• One of three suspected cases in Wangata Health Zone in Mbandaka, the capital of Equator province with a population of more than 1 million inhabitants was confirmed by PCR.

• Since 3 May 2018, 44 suspected cases of viral hemorrhagic fever have been reported, including 23 deaths (probable cases) in three out of the four health zones under investigation in Equateur province (Bikoro, Iboko,
Wangata and Ntondo).

18 May 2018 description

22.2 million People are in need of humanitarian assistance

2 million People are internally displaced

2.2 million People are aimed to be supported by IOM

Key Highlights

• IOM’s coastal search and rescue teams for migrants found 313 new arrivals (80 boys and 233 men) in Lahj.
These migrants were provided with information, food, water, NFIs, and medical assistance, as necessary.