The main objective of the map is to provide practical information to donors, media, partners and colleagues on the objectives of the operation and its achievements in spite of the very fluid and volatile security situation.
Although it does not focus on unmet needs of refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced people and migrants, the map is an essential tool in the fund raising efforts as more material and human resources are required to strengthen protection and assistance activities for millions of people affected by the humanitarian tragedy in Somalia.
An estimated 1 million women live with obstetric fistula, a devastating consequence of prolonged obstructed labor, and thousands of new case develop each year. Life-restoring treatment for women with fistula is available at the health facilities on this map
The IOM Village Assessment Survey (VAS) is an IOM product that has been used across South Sudan for humanitarian and development purposes since 2007. It is a comprehensive data source for South Sudan that provides detailed information on access to basic services, infrastructure and other key indicators essential for ensuring that reintegration programs are developed and implemented on a foundation of accurate information.
A propos du RRM
The IDP working group in Gaza, chaired by OCHA, carried out a re-registration and vulnerability profiling exercise of IDP households in Gaza. The exercise focused on the approximately 18,000 households who had lost their homes during the 2014 conflict, but was also open to people internally displaced for other reasons. Exact information about IDP status, living conditions, locations, vulnerabilities and needs was determined to be a crucial gap by the Gaza ICCG and relevant authorities in May 2015 following which the preparations to start the survey were started.
ZACH CHILD AND DAN MCCAREY
It’s the nature of journalism to focus on what’s wrong and in a world that’s full of violence and suffering there’s no shortage of subjects. A new Pulitzer Center interactive map spotlights instead a remarkable success, and one that has gone under-reported — the extraordinary decline in the rate of child mortality.
In the past 24 hours, HealthMap has received a dramatic increase in media reports, blog reports and informal communications regarding new suspected cases of cholera. Hurricane Tomas killed 20, and the drenching rains caused many latrines and septic systems to overflow, potentially helping spread the cholera outbreak south and west.