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16 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Brigadas de salud realizan atenciones domiciliarias.

El ministro de Salud, Dr. Fernando D’Alessio Ipinza, dispuso el envío de un primer lote de media tonelada de medicamentos e insumos médicos a la región San Martín para fortalecer la atención de los pobladores afectados por el desborde de los ríos y deslizamiento de tierra a consecuencia de las intensas lluvias. El cargamento fue enviado vía aérea gracias a las coordinaciones del módulo intersectorial de Salud del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencias Nacional (COEN).

16 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

** Piura: Bomberos y miembros de serenazgo extinguen incendio forestal ocurrido en distrito de Chulucanas**

Integrantes de la Compañía de bomberos de Chulucanas, conjuntamente con integrantes de serenazgo de esa jurisdicción y moradores de la zona, extinguieron el incendio forestal que se inició el mediodía de ayer en el sector La Encantada de la referida localidad ubicada en la provincia de Morropón, en la región Piura.

16 Nov 2017 description

16 November 2017, Cairo, Egypt - WHO has airlifted trauma kits and medical supplies to the Islamic Republic of Iran to support the treatment of thousands people injured as a result of the recent earthquake in the Islamic Republic of Iran-Iraq border region.

16 Nov 2017 description

Iniciaron en Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, los trabajos de la Reunión Nacional Extraordinaria del Sistema Federal Sanitario.

16 Nov 2017 description

Statement by WFP Executive Director David Beasley, UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, and WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

ROME / GENEVA / NEW YORK - “While the Saudi-led military coalition has partially lifted the recent blockade of Yemen, closure of much of the country’s air, sea and land ports is making an already catastrophic situation far worse. The space and access we need to deliver humanitarian assistance is being choked off, threatening the lives of millions of vulnerable children and families.

16 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

Number of new arrivals - 927 new arrivals from Yemen
New enrolments - 515 students enrolled in school
Subsistence allowance - 1,703 households (5,477 persons) received subsistence allowance
Access to heath - 1,348 persons provided with health care assistance
Community-based projects - 656 beneficiaries of community-based projects

Update on achievements

New arrivals

16 Nov 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

In the evening of Sunday 12 November 2017, the North-east of Iraq experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of approximately 7.2 – 7.5, according to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The epicentre of this earthquake is located 32 kilometres from the city of Halabja. According to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS), approximately 1,840,000 people live within 100km of the epicentre of this earthquake in both Iraq and Iran.

16 Nov 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarians and the Government plan to help 78,000 families to get through winter warmly.

  • Civilian casualties recorded in the first nine months of the year remain close to record levels.

  • Biosand filters provide clean drinking water to families in Lashkargah.

  • More than 160 humanitarian partners ensure good coverage and capacities across the country.

  • Eradication of Polio in Afghanistan has never been so close, but much work remains to be done.

16 Nov 2017 description

ABU DHABI, 15th November, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE has provided over 219 million units of polio vaccine to more than 43 million Pakistani children between 2014 and September 2017, through its anti-polio drive in the country.

The UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE-PAP) was launched under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

16 Nov 2017 description

Political standoff between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Federal Member States, clan conflicts and floods impacted the humanitarian situation in Somalia.

Meanwhile, drought and armed conflicts and insecurity were among key drivers for continuing internal displacement Military offensives, political tensions and Deyr rains could further worsen the humanitarian situation and increase the vulnerability of persons of concern.

POPULATION OF CONCERN 1.69 M

FUNDING (AS OF 27 OCTOBER)
USD 118.7 M requested for Somalia

16 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • Syria: On 28 September, through a joint UN humanitarian delivery to newly accessible Deir-Ez-Zor governorate, IOM provided 6,000 clothing kits with each containing five different size sets considering family needs, reaching a total of 30,000 beneficiaries.

16 Nov 2017 description

With families on the move posing one of the biggest challenges to eradication in Pakistan, an innovative campaign is vaccinating children on trains.

Dressed in a blue uniform, carrying a vaccine carrier on his shoulder, Imran Khan is a polio vaccinator working at Karachi Cantonment Railway station. “I make sure no child under five travelling by train is missed during the immunization campaign,” he says. Apart from vaccinating children, Imran also sensitizes their parents on the importance of vaccination and threats posed by the crippling disease.

16 Nov 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 600,000 people flee Rakhine State since 25 August, while access for international organisations inside northern Rakhine remains restricted

  • Restrictions on humanitarian access in central Rakhine

  • Challenges in getting aid to displaced people in Kachin and Shan states

  • Launch of 2017 Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Displaced people with disabilities tell their own stories

FIGURES

IDPs in Kachin 89,000

16 Nov 2017 description

Le Fonds Humanitaire alloue US$ 20 millions au Nord Kivu, Sud Kivu et Haut Katanga

16 Nov 2017 description
infographic REACH Initiative

Introduction

The Humanitarian Situation Overview in Syria (HSOS) project is a monthly data collection exercise that aims to gather multisectoral information about the humanitarian situation inside Syria. The factsheets present information gathered in October 2017 referring to the situation in September 2017.

16 Nov 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Since June 2016, Western Bahr el Ghazal has experienced multiple incidents of intense conflict in areas of Wau town, and the surrounding areas of Jur river, Wau and Raga counties. Many areas in Western Bahr el Ghazal are largely inaccessible to humanitarian actors due to insecurity and logistical constraints. As a result, only limited information is available on the humanitarian situation outside major displacement sites in Wau town.