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16 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

El informe de UNICEF “Desarraigados en Centroamérica y México” muestra que los viajes desprotegidos y las expulsiones intensifican las causas profundas de la migración irregular y desplazamiento forzado

16 Aug 2018 description

The monthly dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (LCRP) and highlights trends affecting people in need. Partners in Lebanon are working to: 1) ensure protection of vulnerable populations; 2) provide immediate assistance to vulnerable populations; 3) support service provision through national systems; and 4) reinforce Lebanon’s economic, social, institutional and environmental stability. Reported progress towards targets is cumulative since January 2018, unless otherwise specified.

16 Aug 2018 description


In mid-July, armed attacks in the Dungop in Abyei led to the displacement of 150 individuals (30 households) to Abyei’s Ameth Aguok region. In early August, humanitarian partners were alerted to the presence of the IDPs and organized an assessment mission to the displacement site, where IDPs are currently residing primarily with family members in the host community. Ongoing WFP food distribution in the area has mitigated the impact of displacement.

16 Aug 2018 description

SARC delivered humanitarian aid convoy consisted of 21 trucks to Bousra Al-Sham on Thursday, August 16, 2018.

The trucks are loaded with 7500 blankets, 3000 mattresses, 3000 mats, 3000 jerry-cans, 1500 hygiene kits, 1500 kitchen kits, solar lamps, plastic sheets, medical supplies, medicines, raising awareness brochures, nutrition items, high energy biscuit and sanitary napkins provided by UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO and UNHCR.

16 Aug 2018 description

706,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 to Cox's Bazar*

919,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox's Bazar*

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox's Bazar

16 Aug 2018 description


Since 1976, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has faced 9 epidemics of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the latest of which occurred in May 2018. All these epidemics have been characterized by high infectiousness, high mortality, and serious degradation of the socioeconomic situation of the population.


16 Aug 2018 description
report IRIN

Aimee Ansari

August 2014 was a scary time in West Africa. Ebola was spreading rapidly and the international community was waking up to a disaster that ultimately killed more than 11,000 people.

Read the full report on IRIN.

16 Aug 2018 description

On 8th August 2018, a group of Sudanese migrants arrived back in Sudan from Libya with IOM, the UN Migration Agency’s support. IOM worked with Libyan and Sudanese authorities to facilitate their voluntary return via an IOM charter flight. Under the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration

16 Aug 2018 description


  • Près de 95 pourcent des villages agricoles ont semé

  • Le nombre de PDI en constante augmentation à Tillabéry & Tahoua

  • Plus d’une dizaine de décès notifiés suite aux inondations

  • 641 cas de choléra dont dix décès enregistrés à Maradi

Installation de la campagne agropastorale 2018

16 Aug 2018 description

Kampala, 16 August 2018: The Director General of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti visited Uganda on their way from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to assess the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) response. They were received by the WHO Representative in Uganda, Dr Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam who briefed them on WHO support to the operational preparedness of Uganda to respond to an outbreak.

16 Aug 2018 description

**Summary highlight **

VDPVs from environm ental samples

➢1 new ES site identified in the upstream side of Urobo ES site.
The first sample will be collected on 16th August.

➢No new cVDPV2 isolates from environmental samples. The date of collection of most recent positive environmental sample was on 17th May 2018

➢No new cVDPV3 isolate from environmental samples. The date of collection of most recent positive environmental sample for cVDPV3 in Somalia was on 19th April 2018

16 Aug 2018 description


• A total of 53 new cases AWD/cholera were reported in week 32 compared to 59 cases week 31.

• A total of 20 (38%) cases were reported from flood affected regions of Lower Jubba region

• No new death was reported in week 31 and week 32

• A cumulative total of 6,130cases including 41 deaths have been reported since December 2017

• The new AWD/cholera cases reported in Beletweyne started in December 2017.

• In 2018 new outbreaks were reported in Banadir, kismayo, Jowhar, Bulobarde, Merka, Brava, kurtunwy and Afgoye

16 Aug 2018 description


Préfecture de la Nana Gribizi / Sous-préfecture de Kaga-Bandoro / Kaga- Bandoro et axes périphériques

Protection et Accès : Le contexte sécuritaire dans la Nana- Gribizi et plus précisément à Kaga- Bandoro et les axes périphériques continue à se détériorer.

16 Aug 2018 description


Description of the disaster

From 26 to 27 August 2017, continuous rainfall resulted in extensive flooding, destruction of houses and loss of household belongings in several parts of Niger. The floods affected all the eight administrative regions of the country, including Agadez, Diffa, Dosso, Maradi, Niamey, Tahoua, Tillabery and Zinder.