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13 Dec 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Syria: Assessing needs and vulnerabilities in the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta

Eastern Ghouta is an agricultural region east of Damascus city, home to an estimated 400,000 people. Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict, humanitarian access has been limited and the area has been classified by the UN as besieged in 2013. In October 2017, the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta declined rapidly due to access restriction and increased conflict.

13 Dec 2017 description
report Monitor-Uganda

By TOM BRIAN ANGURINI

In Summary

Anemia. According to the report findings, levels of anemia were recorded at 53 per cent among children aged between six and 59 months, of which 54 per cent of these were in rural areas and 48 per cent in urban areas with variations in different regions.

Kampala. A new study commissioned by civil society has revealed that the country is facing biting hunger and malnutrition.

13 Dec 2017 description

General developments & political & security situation

• Syrian government forces and Iranian-backed militias have completely retaken the city of Deir al-Zour.

• The regime forces targeted Talbiseh and warplanes raid on the countryside of Hama leaving casualties and wounded.

13 Dec 2017 description

General developments & political & security situation

• US-led Coalition’s air force killed civilians and some paramedics in Tal Ash-Shayer area of Al-Duaiji village in rural Deir Ez-Zor, on the Syrian-Iraqi border.

• Russian and US Presidents affirmed their commitment to Syria’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity; stressing that political settlement of the crisis would take place within framework of the Geneva process - in a joint statement issued on sidelines of the APEC summit in Vietnam.

13 Dec 2017 description

General developments & political & security situation

  • SAA (Syrian Army) liberated Albukamal from ISIS, and villages of Harran and Hardana in rural Hama.

  • Syrian Kurdish leaders voiced support on 15 November for a longer-term role for U.S. forces in Syria once Islamic State is defeated.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, who flew to Russia for a working visit.

13 Dec 2017 description

General developments & political & security situation

  • The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on 03 December it had fully captured Deir al-Zor’s eastern countryside from Islamic State with the help of both the U.S.-led coalition and Russia.

  • Miqdad, meeting the National Committee of Syrian expatriates in the Netherlands: Unity of Syrian land and people is an indisputable principle.

13 Dec 2017 description

General developments & political & security situation

  • Daily shelling continued to be reported on several areas in East Ghouta, including Duma, Jobar, Zamalka, Ain Tarma, Saqba, Nashabieh, Beit Sawa, Hazzeh, Mistraba and Beit Naiem.

13 Dec 2017 description

En réponse à l’afflux massif des réfugiés nigérians vers le Cameroun, le camp de Minawao a été ouvert depuis juillet 2013 pour permettre de fournir de façon coordonnée les services de bases aux populations nigérianes victimes de la crise humanitaire au Nord Est du Nigéria. La situation étant encore instable dans les régions du Nord du Nigéria, le Cameroun continue à enregistrer des personnes au camp de Minawao.

13 Dec 2017 description

Este informe fue elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC y con información de la Secretaría de Gobierno del Cauca, organizaciones del Equipo Local de Coordinación (ELC) del Cauca y la Unidad para la Atención y Reparación Integral a las Víctimas (UARIV).

Flash Update No. 1: Desplazamiento masivo y restricciones a la movilidad en el municipio de Suárez (Cauca)

13 Dec 2017 description

By Heba Kanso

BEIRUT, Dec 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Yemen teeters on the brink of famine, with soaring food prices and fuel shortages, humanitarians called on Tuesday for the easing of a Saudi blockade to allow in life-saving supplies.

Although the military coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen's civil war has eased its month-long blockade of ports, 8.4 million Yemenis are a step away from famine, the United Nations (U.N.) said on Monday.

13 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

posté le 12 DÉCEMBRE 2017 par YVES WILLEMOT

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – Les besoins des familles déplacées et rapatriées au Kasaï restent énormes après près de deux ans de conflit et de crise

13 Dec 2017 description

Concerns for hundreds of unaccompanied children sleeping rough in Greece this winter

NGOs launch roadmap for handover of refugee response to Greek Government

More than 2,000 unaccompanied children are on the waiting list for safe shelters in Greece, according to a new report by 12 organisations. The chronic shortage of accommodation for children is just one of the gaps in services that is worsening as the Greek Government prepares to take full control of the refugee response.

12 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • KSA-led Coalition-imposed port closures interrupt commercial and humanitarian imports, resulting in food and fuel shortages, sharp price increases

  • Many areas of Yemen likely to experience Famine levels of acute food insecurity within three to four months

  • 2018 Yemen HNO identifies 22.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Dec 2017 description

Con apoyo de la Parroquia de Simojovel, se conformaron grupos de trabajo para agilizar ayuda humanitaria para familias afectadas de Chalchihuitán y Chenalhó: Gómez Aranda Además de fortalecer la presencia de brigadistas, médicos y enfermeras en la región, se duplicará el número de policías para garantizar la tranquilidad de las familias

12 Dec 2017 description

Today, the United States is announcing nearly $130 million in emergency food assistance to Yemen. This brings total U.S. humanitarian assistance to the people of Yemen to nearly $768 million since October 2016.

The United States remains gravely concerned about the worsening humanitarian situation in Yemen, where protracted conflict has led to the world's largest food security emergency and the world's worst cholera outbreak. More than 17 million people are at risk of severe hunger or starvation.