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19 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Media estimate that the annual inflation rate in Venezuela exceeds 40,000 percent, further worsening economic and humanitarian conditions and fueling migration from the country

  • USAID Administrator Mark Green announces $6.4 million in additional USAID funding to support Venezuela regional crisis humanitarian response activities in Colombia

  • Relief actors expand food, health, and protection assistance to Venezuelans and Colombian returnees in Colombia

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

18 Jul 2018 description

Introduction

The east of Ukraine is experiencing its fourth year of armed conflict between the Government of Ukraine’s (GoU) forces and armed opposition groups in the contested territory of Donbas. Ongoing fighting is concentrated around the contact line separating the government controlled areas (GCA) and non-government controlled areas (NGCA) of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

17 Jul 2018 description

The outbreak of conflict between armed groups in South Sudan’s Deim Zubier town on the first week of April displaced thousands of civilians to multiple locations in the western parts of the country. Due to the rapid onset of conflict, little is known about the displacement routes or needs of the affected populations.

16 Jul 2018 description

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hardto-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

16 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Recovery operations continue in Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, and other hurricane-affected countries in the Caribbean, after the September 2017 passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria

  • USAID/OFDA partner Samaritan’s Purse (SP) supports economic recovery in Dominica

  • Tropical Storm Beryl crosses Dominica on July 8–9, causing minimal damage

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16 Jul 2018 description

Fact Sheet
For Immediate Release
Monday, July 16, 2018
Office of Press Relations
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov

13 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tropical Cyclone Sagar affects an estimated 228,800 people

  • Above-average rainfall, humanitarian assistance improve food security conditions in Somalia

  • UN increases estimated number of IDPs to 2.6 million people

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

13 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SARG, GoRF military offensive displaces up to 325,000 people in southern Syria, impedes humanitarian access

  • An estimated 1.5 million people remain in HTR areas of Syria, including 8,100 people in besieged locations

  • UN, SARC deliver humanitarian aid for 108,000 people in Ar Rastan for first time since SARG recapture in May

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

13 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict in Al Hudaydah Governorate displaces more than 121,000 people

• Relief agencies assist more than 80,000 Al Hudaydah IDPs

• Airstrikes result in civilian deaths, damage humanitarian facilities in Hajjah, Sa’dah, and Sana’a

• 2018 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan more than 60 percent funded as of July 13

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Jul 2018 description

OVERVIEW

  • Many countries across the African continent face recurrent complex emergencies, frequent food insecurity, cyclical drought, and sudden-onset disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, and storms. In FY 2017, USAID/OFDA continued to respond to urgent needs resulting from disasters and support DRR programs that improve emergency preparedness and response capacity at local, national, and regional levels.

12 Jul 2018 description

PUNTOS DESTACADOS

  • El deterioro de las condiciones económicas y políticas en Venezuela continúa provocando la migración a gran escala a países vecinos.

  • La ONU publica un anexo para el Programa de Respuesta Humanitaria (HRP) de Colombia en el que solicitan $102.4 millones más para responder a las necesidades surgidas en Colombia por la situación de Venezuela.

09 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 380,000 undocumented Afghans return from Iran and Pakistan

  • Drought conditions in Badghis, Ghor, and Herat affected more than 22,400 people from January to mid-June

  • USG provides more than $76 million in FY 2018 assistance to respond to acute needs across Afghanistan

KEY DEVELOPMENTS