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24 Mar 2018 description


1.3 million people
in need of health assistance

US$ 146 million
Health Sector requirements under the 2018 Joint Response Plan

US$ 16.5 million
Required by WHO for its health response in Cox’s Bazar

Rohingyas: Traumatized with low immunization and at high-risk of outbreaks

24 Mar 2018 description


  • As of 17 March 2018, a total of 6,250 suspected cases of diphtheria have been reported.

  • The third round of 13-day Diphtheria campaign is ongoing.

  • There is decrease in the number of reported cases of acute jaundice syndrome relative to previous weeks.


23 Mar 2018 description

Refugees in Lóvua
Active refugee population in Lunda Norte
Households 50 Persons with disabilities
Children <18 years old
Unaccompanied and Separated Children
49% Female 721
Households are headed by women
Emergency shelters constructed, including 1,740 tents with 575 donated by the Government of Angola. 41 Villages occupied vs 54 planned

23 Mar 2018 description

Bilan provisoire global en date du 22 Mars 2018 à 20h

A l’échelle nationale, le bilan provisoire global fait état de :

  • 21 décédés ;

  • 50 872 sinistrés ;

  • 19 439 déplacés cumulés ;

  • 397 déplacés actuels ;

  • 1 491 cases d’habitation endommagées ;

  • 13 345 cases d’habitation inondées ;

  • 2 392 cases détruites.

23 Mar 2018 description

Key Highlights

  • IOM launched this week an appeal for USD 182.1 million to assist 900,000 Rohingya refugees and local community members in Cox’s Bazar for the period of March-December 2018. More information on page 2.

23 Mar 2018 description

Bilan provisoire global en date du 21 Mars 2018 à 20h

A l’échelle nationale, le bilan provisoire global fait état de :

  • 21 décédés ;

  • 38 678 sinistrés ;

  • 15 538 déplacés cumulés ;

  • 1 602 déplacés actuels;

  • 602 cases d’habitation endommagées ;

  • 10 169 cases d’habitation inondées ;

  • 1 298 cases détruites

22 Mar 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

The Dengue outbreak was declared in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province in July 2017 with more than 500 positive cases being reported. More than 15 districts in KPK Province were affected, with strong collaborative response by the government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) assisting with preventing the outbreak from spreading further.

22 Mar 2018 description


  • According to OCHA, nearly 1,600 people have been reportedly killed and thousands injured since midFebruary. Humanitarian partners report that a hospital in Arbin was hit by aerial strikes on 21 March, killing one patient and destroying several floors.

  • Since 11 March, the total estimated number of internally displaced people at collective shelters has exceeded 50,000 people, more than double the numbers reported on 17 March.

22 Mar 2018 description

UN Migration Agency Appeals for USD 88.5 million for Response to Ethiopian Crisis

22 Mar 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • In 2018, 44,790 severely malnourished children, including 2,516 children with medical complications, have been admitted in UNICEF supported treatment programmes. The number of admissions to date exceeds the number of admissions during the same period in 2017 by 33 percent. The increasing trend in admissions highlights a sustained risk to of malnutrition.

22 Mar 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre, the Office of the Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Coordination and Assessment (UNDAC) Team in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat. It covers the period from 18 March to 21 March 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 27 March 2018.


  • According to IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), 6,444 households (34,153 people) are displaced in 39 communities and informal care centers.

22 Mar 2018 description

Le 27 décembre 2017, des affrontements entre groupes armés ont éclaté notamment à Bémal, Bah-Bessar, Bédéré, Mia-Pendé, Gouzé et Betoko, dans la sous-préfecture de Paoua. Cette situation a entraîné d’importants mouvements de population vers la ville de Paoua et ses environs. Au 22 février 2018, 11 469 ménages ont été vérifiés sur 13 000 enregistres à Paoua en janvier 2018 par le HCR et DRC, avec l’appui d’autres partenaires. Suite à la même dynamique de conflit, des déplacements ont également été enregistrés à Markounda (10 000 personnes) et Boguila (environ 7 500 personnes).

22 Mar 2018 description

- Since 11 March, the UN estimates more than 50,000 people have left East Ghouta. UN teams have been visiting collective shelters (Dweir, Adra, Herjelleh, Electricity, Najha, Nashabiyeh, Kherbet Al Ward) in Rural Damascus where people who have left East Ghouta are staying. All of the shelters are well over capacity, with more people continuing to arrive on a daily basis. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) is responding to the unexpected large number of arrivals and the UN is supporting with additional supplies as requested by SARC.

22 Mar 2018 description

Overview and Impact

The humanitarian crisis in Iraq is entering a new phase. Combat operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have ended and hundreds of thousands of displaced people are returning to their homes and communities.

21 Mar 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • The third round of diphtheria vaccination campaign is ongoing; in the first five days, 62,658 children aged 6 months to 7 years were vaccinated with pentavalent vaccine while 89,005 children from 7 to 15 years were vaccinated with tetanus-diphtheria vaccine.

21 Mar 2018 description
report Government of Tonga


Tropical Cyclone Gita, a Category 4 system reached 110 knots or 220 kilometers per hour passed directly over the Tongatapu and ‘Eua Island group of islands between 12 to 13 February 2018. The cyclone caused extensive damage to personal property, and public infrastructure. The Government of Tonga declared a State of Emergency on 12 February 2018 which remains in force until 12 March 2018.

21 Mar 2018 description




In 2017, South Sudan’s conflict was in its fourth year, with civilians continuing to bear the brunt of a crisis marked by displacement, hunger and disease. Nearly 4.3 million people – one in three South Sudanese – have been displaced, including more than 1.8 million who are internally displaced and about 2.5 million who are in neighbouring countries. About 700,000 people left South Sudan in 2017.

21 Mar 2018 description

In the fastest growing refugee exodus that the world has witnessed in decades, some 671,000 refugees fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar’s Rakhine State in less than six months starting in August 2017.

The new arrivals joined more than 200,000 refugees from Myanmar already in the country, mainly in the District of Cox's Bazaar, bringing the total to approximately 900,000. With some 602,400 refugees in the Kutupalong-Balukhali site, it is now the largest refugee settlement in the world.

21 Mar 2018 description

76,294 Refugees and IDPs received nonfood items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in February 2018.

3,308 New arrivals registered in Unity in February 2018.

9,142 Refugees received meningitis vaccination in Ajuong Thok in February 2018

Working with Partners in 2018

■ UNHCR works closely with the Government of South Sudan to deliver assistance and protection services to refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).