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22 Jun 2018 description
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Key Figures

604,161 people of concern

52,739 registered refugees & asylum-seekers

179,400* internally displaced persons

372,022* IDP returnees

* IOM-DTM

22 Jun 2018 description

Civilian casualties have continued to rise in eastern Ukraine, as hostilities have intensified along the ‘contact line’. In May 2018, OHCHR recorded 61 civilian casualties (12 killed and 49 injured), which is the highest so far in 2018. The humanitarian situation in the Chyhari settlement (Donetska oblast) remains of concern due to intense fighting which broke out on 27 May. Eleven houses were reportedly destroyed and 50 damaged in the settlement, which is approximately 800 metres from the ‘contact line’.

21 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

• PV2-VDPV and PV3-VDPV isolated from AFPs, contacts and Community samples collected from Lower Jubba,
Hiran and Middle Shabelle regions of Central and South Zones

• Discussion on progress with team to conduct detail investigation and active search of in these areas

• 459 contact samples and 263 community samples from healthy children collected

• A total of 125 community samples were collected from 5 inaccessible districts in Middle and Lower Shaballe regions

20 Jun 2018 description

La situation humanitaire en République centrafricaine (RCA) au cours de la semaine écoulée a été marquée par une accalmie relative favorisant la poursuite des activités humanitaires dans plusieurs régions. Toutefois, la reprise des hostilités entre des groupes armés est encore redoutée au sein de la population à Bambari dont une partie s’est déplacée à cause de l’insécurité.

Reprise progressive des activités humanitaires
Préfecture de la Nana Gribizi

20 Jun 2018 description

Context

The Wau PoC area adjacent to UNMISS was established in June 2016, following violence in Site location and around Wau town, making it the most recently established PoC in South Sudan. In April 2017, an outbreak of violence resulted in a major influx, at which point IOM conducted an exercise to biometric register IDPs for food assistance, which recorded the population at 39,156. As of May 2018, the population now stands at 20,373.

20 Jun 2018 description

Background

The Wau collective sites were established in June 2016 following violent clashes in and around Wau town. Currently there are four Collective Centers, Cathedral, Nazareth, Lokoloko and St. Joseph. Since then the protection centres have been protecting thousands of people. A fifth collective site, ECS was established in February 2017 hosting IDPs mainly from Jur River following clashes in the area. In April 2017, all IDPs were evicted from ECS and the site closed, with some IDPs being moved to Masna, 7km south of Wau town.

19 Jun 2018 description

Despite increased hostilities and extreme levels of mine contamination in the areas along the ‘contact line’, the number of civilian crossings through the five operational Entry Exit Checkpoints (EECPs) has steadily increased since the beginning of 2018. In May, over 1.14 million crossings were recorded, which is a slight increase from April. It is notable that in May 2018 civilian crossings increased by 14 per cent compared to May 2017. The situation at the EECPs remained volatile, with shelling and sniper activities routinely reported at or near the checkpoints.

19 Jun 2018 description

In May 2018, tens of thousands of people were displaced as a result of continued clashes in several parts of Unity, including Mayom, Rubkona, Guit, Koch, Leer and Mayendit. The people of Leer County suffered the worst of the fighting, with over 40,000 people reported to be displaced to the swampy areas of Meer, Pap, Kok, Dir and Toch-Riak. Partners continued to report the burning down of villages, looting, indiscriminate killings and sexual violence. In Central Equatoria, sporadic fighting was reported outside Yei town.

19 Jun 2018 description

OVERVIEW

In May 2018, the impact of humanitarian access challenges on aid operations was substantial, with three aid workers killed, 19 others detained, and incidents involving looting of humanitarian assets, as well as interference in operations in multiple locations across the country. Fifty-eight incidents were reported compared with 80 in April.

IMPACT

18 Jun 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

In order to inform recovery and stabilization programming, REACH Initiative launched an Area Based Assessment (ABA) in Baashiqa town.

18 Jun 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

In order to inform recovery and stabilization programming, REACH Initiative launched an Area Based Assessment (ABA) in Baashiqa town.