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16 Jul 2018 description

The majority of the recorded population were displaced during 2017 with 618 sites reportedly opening in 2017 (DTM Rounds 3-8). In terms of overall cause of displacement, conflict was reported as the primary driver (1,204,577 IDPs), followed by displacement due to climate induced factors (536,321 IDPs). This trend is consistent over time, with conflict constantly being the primary cause of displacement across the country

16 Jul 2018 description

Addis Ababa, 16 July 2018 – On 12 July 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Ethiopia delivered 50 basic Inter-agency Emergency Health Kits (IEHK) of drugs and medical supplies, six IEHK supplementary kits and five IEHK renewable kits containing gloves, needles, syringes and intravenous fluid sets to the Gedeo Health Department in Dilla town of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR) Ethiopia to support the zone in its response to the health needs of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) that it is hosting.

16 Jul 2018 description


Heavy rainfalls that hit western and central Japan have caused flooding and landslides. Authorities report, as of 15 July, 210 dead and 22 missing. Hiroshima is the worst affected prefecture, followed by Okayama and Ehime. There are about 4,800 people staying in evacuation shelters in 14 prefectures. The health ministry reports approximately 162,000 households were still without running water on Sunday.

210 people dead


16 Jul 2018 description


• Humanitarian Coordinator call for urgent scale up of humanitarian assistance in Tambura, Western Equatoria.

• Humanitarians call for pause to enable them reach thousands of people as fighting continues in Unity.

• Renewed fighting in Wau’s Baggari area forces thousands of people to flee their homes.

• Partners scale up seed and tools distribution to communities hardest hit by hunger and malnutrition in planting season.

• Up to 2.4 million children not receiving an education in South Sudan.

15 Jul 2018 description


  • Intense artillery shelling and airstrikes in Al Tuhayata and Zabid districts continue to trigger displacement.
  • As of 13 July, approx 35,000 displaced households (HHs) have been verified and 20,000 of them have received RRM assistance.
  • Al Hudaydah and Saleef sea ports are operational. The WFP-chartered vessel VOS Theia that covers the Djibouti-Hudaydah route has resumed its voyages.

Situation Overview

15 Jul 2018 description

IOM continues to respond to the humanitarian crisis in conflict-affected northeast Nigeria: 6.1 million people are targeted for humanitarian assistance in 2018, and while this represents a slight decrease from the 6.9 million people targeted in 2017, humanitarian needs remain severe amidst a volatile security situation. In June 2018, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) identified 1.9 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in six northeastern states.

14 Jul 2018 description


The CCCM Site Tracker is a bi-weekly service monitoring and gap analysis tool produced by IOM Site Management teams. The site tracker supports humanitarian partners in identifying gaps in assistance and service delivery. It enables stakeholders to track activities thereby avoiding duplication of efforts and improving the namely delivery of assistance. As of June 2018, 21 camps were covered by IOM Site Facilitators in Adamawa State. Assessments focused on the following LGAs in the state: Fufore, Girei, Yola South and Yola North.

14 Jul 2018 description

Maiduguri, 13 July 2018 - With the support of World Health Organization (WHO) and partners, Borno State Ministry of Health plans to reach more than 1.1 million children aged three to 59 months with anti-malaria therapy in 13 local government areas (LGAs), including security compromised Mobbar, Ngala, and Monguno. From 14 – 17 July 2018, anti-malaria drug administrators will be visiting households to administer the first dose of the 4-cycle campaign, which aims to mitigate against increased cases and deaths during the 2018 peak transmission period in the state.

13 Jul 2018 description
report United Nations

We, the Heads of State and Government and High Representatives, meeting in Morocco on 10 and 11 December 2018, reaffirming the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants and determined to make an important contribution to enhanced cooperation on international migration in all its dimensions, have adopted this Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration:


  1. This Global Compact rests on the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations.

13 Jul 2018 description

Interview13 July 2018

Jamal Mrrouch has just returned from Mali, where he spent more than one year coordinating MSF’s work in the northern regions of Gao and Kidal, and in the central region of Mopti. With the first round of the presidential elections scheduled for 29 July, Jamal reflects on the humanitarian situation in the country.

What are the primary needs in the north and centre of Mali?

13 Jul 2018 description


Economic instability and civil unrest have led to the displacement of Venezuelans to neighbouring countries, with more than 50,000 currently living in Brazil. This profile provides an overview of conditions in Pintolândia site. Population figures reported are based on registration data provided by UNHCR. Additional information collected through key informant interviews (KIIs) with actors working on the site has been used to support findings.