Regional meeting: Côte d'Ivoire and countries of asylum adopt a road map for the repatriation of 11,000 Ivorian refugees over 18 months.
UNHCR assisted with the Voluntary Repatriation of 183 households of 611 Ivorian from November to December 2018.
For the first time ever, a judge grants nationality certificate to 6 foundling.
Following the onset of clashes and shelling in Derna in May 2018, more than 35,000 individuals were reportedly displaced, many of them to surrounding areas of Derna, such as Al Bayda, Shahat, Alqubba and Tobruk, but also locations further away in Western Libya.
Several thousand people have fled Rann in northeast Nigeria following a violent attack on the town on 14 January. Yesterday, they started arriving by foot in Bodo, Cameroon, some seven kilometres across the border from Rann. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff have started providing assistance in Bodo. A team consisting of medical and logistical staff have been distributing food and water, and are providing emergency medical care.
People left in a state of shock – and with nothing
De acuerdo al último relevamiento permanecen 2420 personas desplazadas en todo el país. De ese total, 909 son evacuadas y 1511 autoevacuadas.
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo persists and continues to be closely monitored. Since our last report on 8 January 2019, 33 additional EVD cases (32 confirmed and 1 probable) and 25 deaths have been reported.
La Matrice de Suivi des Déplacements, tiré de l’anglais Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), est un outil de l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM) qui permet de suivre les déplacements et la mobilité des populations.
Como resultado del fenómeno climático El Niño y los efectos del cambio climático, la ausencia de lluvias en Centroamerica durante el periodo de floración de la primera siembra de granos básicos (segunda quincena de julio) ha aumentado en las últimas dos décadas tanto en frecuencia como intensidad.
De acuerdo al último relevamiento permanecen 2326 personas desplazadas en todo el país. De ese total, 995 son evacuadas y 1331 autoevacuadas.
BEIRUT, 16 January 2019 – Devastation generated by the latest storms across Lebanon have left vulnerable children relocated and in need of protection and warmth, with refugee children especially affected. UNICEF, working with partners, and in close coordination with UNHCR, other UN agencies and the government of Lebanon, started immediate response last week to meet the needs of the affected children and their families.
The latest re-commitment to ceasefire that came into force on 29 December (ongoing) brought some respite from violence ahead of the New Year and Orthodox Christmas. Less security incidents and use of heavy weapons were reported. However, localized skirmishes continued in areas close to the ‘contact line’, resulting in nine civilian casualties (two killed and seven injured) as well as damage to critical civilian infrastructure.
• A total of 381 (83%) health facilities across Somalia submitted weekly report in week 1. • A total of 9,411 alerts of which 54 were confirmed as true were received in week 1.
Completeness of reporting
• A total of 381 (83%) of 461 active health facilities in EWARN submitted reports while the timeliness of reporting was 97%
Brussels, 16 January 2019
As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019.
From long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, to the growing impact of climate change worldwide, humanitarian crises are worsening and conflict threatens aid delivery to those most in need.
Residents of Anyidi in the Jonglei region have applauded the South Korean contingent serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan for providing them with medical services during a recent visit to the town.
“It is the first time that we have had a medical team visit and treat us since the breakout of the war in 2013,” one resident commented.
The health intervention of the peacekeeping mission reached more than 200 people and about 100 goats in the community.
Safe from the violence they experienced in Myanmar, the Rohingya people are now encountering serious problems in the Cox’s Bazar refugee camps in Bangladesh.
In one of the tarpaulin and bamboo huts which form the labyrinth that is Kutupalong camp, Nour* cuddles her eight-month-old daughter Ayesha*. One year ago, this 25-year-old woman was forced to flee her home in Myanmar. Exhausted after her journey, Nour gave birth to her little girl shortly upon arrival. “Before being treated by Terre des hommes, Ayesha was thin, weak and very often ill,” she says.
L’actualité humanitaire en République centrafricaine (RCA) reste dominée par la persistance de violence entrainant le déplacement forcé de la population. Les incidents contre les acteurs humanitaires continuent. La communauté humanitaire continue cependant à apporter une assistance multiforme aux plus vulnérables, y compris dans les zones de retour dans le pays.
Attaque contre un poste de santé Préfecture de l’Ouham
Having treated more than a thousand Yazidi women who escaped captivity, gynaecologist dedicates herself to helping them rebuild their shattered lives.
By Charlie Dunmore and Dalal Mawad in Duhok, Kurdistan region of northern Iraq | 16 January 2019
Geneva, Switzerland - At least 15 Syrian displaced children, 13 under the age of one, have died in the past few weeks due to extreme cold, harsh living conditions, and lack of access to medical care. According to the UN, at least eight of those deaths are of children in the Rukban camp near the Syrian-Jordanian border.
Somali REGION - KEY FINDINGS
LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 1,006,276 displaced individuals comprising 167,652 households in 389 displacement sites were identified in Somali region. These figures represent a decrease of (9,890) in the total individuals (-0.97%) a decrease of (594) households (-0.35%) and an increase of 1 sites (+0.26%) since round 13 (September/October 2018). 45.6% sites opened in 2017 and 21.14% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 65% of the displaced population.
Gambella REGION - KEY FINDINGS
LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 24,689 displaced individuals comprising 3,624 households in 14 displacement sites were identified in Gambella region. These figures represent a crease of 3,616 in the total individuals (+17.16%) a crease of 398 households (+12.34%) and an increase of 0 sites (0.00%) since round 13 (September/October 2018). 62.4% sites opened in 2017 and 8.7% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 85% of the displaced population.