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13 Aug 2018 description

Introduction

Jordan is home to over 667,000 Syrian refugees , and more than 85,000 refugees of other nationalities. While 18.8% of Syrians live in the three refugee camps of Zaatari, Azraq and the Emirati Jordanian Camp, the remainder (more than 80%) of Syrians live in cities, towns and rural areas across the Kingdom.

13 Aug 2018 description

Millions of people are being put at risk as droughts across the world affect food production, and livestock this summer.

Australia is experiencing its worst drought in living memory, with the Red Cross launching an emergency appeal for farmers who have been hit hard in recent weeks. The extreme dry spell has seen rural communities lose cattle and crops, putting livelihoods in jeopardy.

13 Aug 2018 description

Entre Janvier et Avril, 16,854 nouveaux enfants de moins de 5 ans souffrant de malnutrition aiguë sévère ont reçu un traitement selon le protocole national à travers le pays soit 60% de l'objectif du plan de réponse humanitaire de 27,961 enfants. Les indicateurs globaux de performance de la prise en charge de la malnutrition aiguë sévère restent dans les normes avec un taux de guérison de 89,64% (> = 75 pour cent), un taux de décès de 2,12% (<10 pour cent), un taux d’abandon de 6,83% et un taux de non-répondant de 1.41%. La couverture actuelle est de 48%.

13 Aug 2018 description

During the month of July 2018, 9,154 persons from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and other countries, arrived in Uganda—the majority from DRC. The humanitarian situation remains unpredictable in South Sudan, DRC and Burundi.

Refugees from South Sudan report fleeing primarily out of fear of being killed by fighters from either side of the conflict inside the country, while those from DRC report interethnic clashes and fears related to the upcoming elections.

13 Aug 2018 description

Highlights

Situation Overview:

Due to the monsoon season and heavy rainfall resulting from Tropical Storm SON-TINH passing over Northern, Central and Southern Laos PDR. The storm leading flood flowing from the broke Sepa- Nam Noi in Attapeu Province, Laos PDR causing flooded and affected the downstream to 5 provinces and a city along Mekong river. In addition, there are 6 provinces were affected by flash floods and heavy rain.

13 Aug 2018 description

The favourable weather conditions brought about by the Gu rains (April-June) have had a relatively positive impact on livestock conditions, water, pasture availability in Somalia. This, combined with a large-scale humanitarian assistance, have improved the food security situation in Somalia, breaking the downward trend which has emerged during the last two years. The gains are, however, still fragile.

13 Aug 2018 description

General developments & political & security situation

  • The security situation across the country remains volatile and unstable with the main hot spots in the governorates of As-Swieda, Deir Ez-Zor, Aleppo, and Idlib.

13 Aug 2018 description

SHARJAH, 12th August, 2018 (WAM) -- A medical team from Sharjah Charity International, performed 343 cataract operations, as part of its campaign at the medical camp it recently held in the Sudanese State of Sinnar, at a total cost of US$50,000.

The medical team also completed 3,600 clinical medical check-ups and distributed 1,200 prescription eyeglasses.

Nasser Masoud Bilal, Director of the Sharjah Charity International Branch in Kalba, who headed the delegation, said that the Charitable body had performed eye operations in a number of countries.

13 Aug 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

The annual rainy season in Sudan usually lasts from June until October or November, affecting approximately 200,000 people each year. The rainy season this year started mid of July 2018, causing flash floods in the states bordering South Sudan and Ethiopia. These states include Kassala, Elgezira, Northern, West Kordofan and Sennar.

13 Aug 2018 description

ADEN, 13th August, 2018 (WAM) -- Refurbishment works on the grounds of Al Jumhuriyah Hospital in Aden kicked-off during a ceremony marking the laying of the first stone.

Yemen's Minister of Health, Dr Nasser Baoum, and UAE Humanitarian Operations Director for Yemen, Saeed Al Kaabi, attended the ceremony.

The building of an outpatient clinic along with refurbishment works on the hospital's main entrance, and its front yard area are all part of the medical facility's infrastructure development project.

13 Aug 2018 description

6,800+ Refugees and IDPs received nonfood items and seeds during the reporting period.

9,900+ Tree seedlings raised in Upper Nile during the reporting period

1,400+ Refugees and IDPs received livelihood support across South Sudan during the reporting period

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

298,038 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 July 2018.

1.88 million IDPs in South Sudan including 198,444 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 26 July 2018.

13 Aug 2018 description

Overview

The priority funding gaps presented here are intended to inform urgently required funding decisions by donors. The priorities have been reviewed and endorsed by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator a.i, Ethiopia Humanitarian Country Team and the Commissioner of the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC). This latest prioritization exercise follows the exercise conducted in May 2018.