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16 Jan 2019 description

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.

16 Jan 2019 description

Highlights

  • 4 cases of acute paralysis flaccid reported this week Hama (1), Homs (1), Raqqa (1) and Swaida (1).
  • Leishmaniasis increase in Deir Ezzor continues in this week with 1,732 reported cases.

The Response

16 Jan 2019 description

Amhara REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 13,519 displaced individuals comprising 4,109 households in 59 displacement sites were identified in Amhara region. These figures represent a increase of 1,698 in the total individuals (+14.36%) an increase of 377 households (+10.10%) and an increase of 12 sites (+25.53%) since round 13 (September/ October 2018). 23.8% sites opened in 2017 and 39.1% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 98% of the displaced population.

16 Jan 2019 description

Tigray REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 72,113 displaced individuals comprising 33,448 households in 149 displacement sites were identified in Tigray region. These figures represent an increase of 22,561 in the total individuals (+45.53%) an increase of 12,606 households (+60.48%) and an increase of 46 sites (+44.66%) since round 13 (September/October 2018). 2.3% sites opened in 2017 and 12.75% opened in 2018.
Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 98% of the displaced population.

16 Jan 2019 description

Afar REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 50,619 displaced individuals comprising 8,780 households in 54 displacement sites were identified in Afar region. These figures represent an increase of 2,282 in the total individuals (+4.72%) a decrease of (36) households (-0.41%) and since round 13 (September/October 2018) no increment on sites. 14.7% sites opened in 2017 and 1.2% opened in 2018. Drought was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 35% of the displaced population.

16 Jan 2019 description

Oromia REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT:

1,145,848 displaced individuals comprising 180,772 households in 515 displacement sites were identified in Oromia region. These figures represent an increase of 238,323 in the total individuals (+26.26%) an increase of 36,871 households (+25.62%) and an increase of 49 sites (+10.52%) since round 13 (September/October 2018). 41.0% sites opened in 2017 and 35.8% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 86% of the displaced population.

16 Jan 2019 description

CONTEXTUAL ANALYSIS AND DRIVERS OF DISPLACEMENT

The majority of the recorded population were displaced during 2017 with 604 sites which reportedly opened in 2017 (DTM Rounds 3-8). Conflict was reported as the primary driver of displacement (1,773,482IDPs), followed by displacement due to climate induced factors (498,417IDPs). This trend is consistent over time, with conflict constantly being the primary cause of displacement across the country.

16 Jan 2019 description

Ouvert depuis juillet 2013 pour répondre à l’afflux massif des réfugiés nigérians vers le Cameroun, le camp de Minawao continu de recevoir un nombre journalièrement considérable des nouveaux arrivants.

Du 1 er janvier au 31 décembre 2018, plus de 13 757 nouveaux arrivants ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao. En date du 31 décembre 2018, la population totale du camp s’élève à 55 541 réfugiés nigérians. 63% de la population a moins de 18 ans et les femmes/filles représentent 53% de la population totale du camp.

16 Jan 2019 description

Atteindre la Faim Zéro en 2030, c’est possible au Tchad

Atteindre l’objectif «Faim Zéro» signifie tout d’abord travailler ensemble pour s’assurer que toute la population du Tchad a accès à des aliments sains et nutritifs.

16 Jan 2019 description

Today I announce further Australian funding to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) for vital vaccine development to fight infectious disease epidemics.

CEPI — a global alliance between governments, industry, academia, philanthropy and civil society — develops vaccines against known epidemic threats and new technologies that can be used to combat unknown pathogens that may pose a future threat.

16 Jan 2019 description

99% is the decrease rate in the number of cholera cases in Eastern Kasai and Sankuru provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to which SOLDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL teams have contributed significantly.

Behind the scenes of a success.

16 Jan 2019 description
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Mogadishu, 16 January 2019 – The Ministry of Health and Human services of the Federal Government of Somalia today launches the Somali National Micronutrient Survey together with UNICEF and partners. The Survey is the first major nutrition survey the country is conducting since 2009. “For the next four months, we will be collecting critical health, nutrition and behavioral data related to micronutrient at household level that will help us better understand the health and nutritional status of children and women in Somalia,” said Dr Fawziya Abikar, Minister of Health.

16 Jan 2019 description

Lu Tawng was facing a crisis within a crisis. In 2011, at the age of 11, she fled from her home together with her parents and the war reached her village in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Kachin State. Seven years later she still lived with her parents in a camp for displaced people. But when she became unintentionally pregnant, she was made to marry a man she did not know, and who is more than twice her age.

16 Jan 2019 description

ISLAMABAD: Early marriages and the practice of feeding girls less than boys are key reasons for stunting in children, the country director of the Global Aliiance for Improved Nutrition said on Tuesday.

Dr Qaiser Munir Pasha was speaking at a seminar on Adolescent Nutrition in Pakistan: Identifying Opportunities and Setting Priorities, which was organised by the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS).

16 Jan 2019 description

The joint team of AMDA Indonesia and AMDA Headquarters has conducted this relief activities under the initiative of Professor Husni Tanra, the Chairperson of AMDA Indonesia, since 24th December 2018.

15 Jan 2019 description

SOS Children’s Villages extends its support to reach more conflict-affected families in the Kurdistan Region

Bashir Said, Project Manager of SOS Children’s Villages Iraq, talks about the organisation’s work in Northern Iraq and the ongoing needs of children whose families were displaced by conflict.

15 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Alphonse Tshikala

Until a few years ago, no one had heard of the Kasai, then one of the most peaceful provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Since August 2016 however, this safe haven has become synonymous with atrocities and unspeakable violence. Hundreds of thousands of people had to flee to save their lives; their children were used to fight and kill; and schools and healthcare centres were destroyed, pillaged, or burned.

15 Jan 2019 description

Date d’évaluation : le 24 et le 25 décembre 2018

Site de Tadress et Sakoira, Communes de Tillabéri et Sakoira, Département de Tillabéri, Région de Tillabéri Localisation : Le site est situé à environ 7 km du poste de police à l'entrée de Tillabéri sur l'axe Niamey-Tillabéri.

Coordonnées GPS : Longitude: Latitude _14.20094 Longitude _1.48863