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22 Jan 2019 description

Highlights from our humanitarian action in 2018

In 2018, internal armed conflicts affected many communities in the Philippines. Particularly in Mindanao, clashes caused displacement and lack of access to necessities. Many people who returned to Marawi or remained displaced due to heavy fighting that struck the city in 2017, continued to depend on humanitarian interventions.

22 Jan 2019 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 14 January 2019

22 Jan 2019 description

Islamabad, 21 January 2019–The first nationwide polio campaign of 2019 has started today on all the districts / areas except the districts / areas, where it has been postponed due to weather conditions. According to a press release issued from National Emergency Operation Center Islamabad, the campaign was deferred in 21 districts including One district in KP, five districts in Azad Jammu & Kashmir, four districts in Gilgit-Baltistan, nine districts in Sindh, one district in Punjab and the capital city Islamabad.

22 Jan 2019 description
report Oxfam

Oxfam defines resilience as ‘the ability of women and men to realize their rights and improve their wellbeing despite shocks, stresses and uncertainty’.

22 Jan 2019 description

I. SITUATION REPORT

22 January 2019

  • At 3:00 AM today, the center of the LPA (former TD “AMANG”) was estimated based on all available data at 195 km East Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes (14.2°N, 125.9°E). Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon and Visayas

FORECAST WEATHER CONDITION:

22 Jan 2019 description
report The Jakarta Post

People should be extra mindful of the spread of dengue fever amid the rainy season, when dengue-bearing mosquitos are most active, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

According to Health Ministry records, three provinces have declared a dengue fever emergency as of Monday: North Sulawesi, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and Central Kalimantan.

The ministry’s director for vector-borne and zoonotic diseases, Siti Nadia Tarmizi, said the number of reported dengue fever cases was indeed rising, but every case had to be confirmed to determine whether it was indeed dengue fever.

22 Jan 2019 description

Heavy rain and freezing temperatures add to the challenges facing refugee families on a Greek island

Recent cold and wet weather have added a new level of hardship for children and families living at the Kara Tepe refugee centre on Greece’s Lesvos island. In the following interview, George Protopapas, National Director of SOS Children’s Villages Greece, talks about the conditions at Kara Tepe, and the needs moving forward.

21 Jan 2019 description

231,504
Nigerian refugees displaced in Cameroon, Chad and Niger due to insurgency as of 30 November 2018 (or latest figures available)

2,482,549
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and north-east Nigeria due to insurgency as of 30 November 2018 (or latest figures available)

FUNDING

USD 163.5 M
requested for the Nigeria situation (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, including support costs)

Funded 38%
62 M

21 Jan 2019 description

En Salto y Paysandú aumenta el número de desplazados, Durazno continúa con operativo retorno

La situación continúa estable y bajo control en los departamentos afectados por las inundaciones. De acuerdo al último relevamiento permanecen 4810 personas desplazadas en todo el país. De ese total, 705 son evacuadas y 4105 autoevacuadas.

Principales afectaciones

De acuerdo al último relevamiento permanecen 4810 personas desplazadas en todo el país. De ese total, 705 son evacuadas y 4105 autoevacuadas.

21 Jan 2019 description
report Government of Peru

La Diresa declaró en Alerta Amarilla los establecimientos de salud debido a las intensas lluvias que se registran en dicha región.

Un equipo de brigadistas de salud brindó atención oportuna a cuatro personas que resultaron heridas por el deslizamiento de tierra y desborde de río, ocurrido esta madrugada debido a las intensas lluvias que se registran en el centro poblado de Calicanto, distrito de Ayna, provincia de La Mar, región Ayacucho.

21 Jan 2019 description

Tijuana, Mexico – 68% de los migrantes centroamericanos que aún permanecen en Tijuana después de las caravanas, que llegaron en noviembre de 2018, todavía están buscando alternativas para ingresar a Estados Unidos. El 22% está buscando trabajo en México, 4% desea retornar a su país de origen. Esos son los resultados de la Matriz de Seguimiento de Desplazamientos (DTM) de la OIM aplicada a los miembros de la caravana que aún se encuentra en la ciudad del norte de México.

21 Jan 2019 description

Los pasados 20 y 21 de diciembre del 2018, la OIM aplicó encuestas en el albergue El Barretal y en el complejo deportivo Benito Juárez ubicados en Tijuana, Baja California, en la frontera norte de México. La OIM estableció estos dos puntos de monitoreo de flujos debido a la confluencia de personas migrantes que formaron parte de la Caravana de Migrantes Centroamericanos, que salió en los meses de octubre y noviembre pasados.

21 Jan 2019 description

According to official Colombian government figures, at the end of November 2018 there were more than one million Venezuelans in the country. Of these, 624,654 are in a regular situation, 189,264 are in the process of regularization and 218,098 are in an irregular situation. Refugees and migrants have increasingly urgent needs.

The Interagency Group of Mixed Migratory Flows (GIFMM) coordinates the response of the United Nations and NGOs, and supports the Government in responding to these needs.

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