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23 Sep 2018 description
report Frontier Post

F.P. Report

THARPARKAR: At least two more minors succumbed to malnutrition in Tharparkar and increased the death toll to 34 in September.

The health department confirmed that a girl died in Civil Hospital Mithi on September 20 due to the same reason.

Deaths continue to be caused by malnutrition in Tharparkar, despite promises made by leaders of political parties on their visits to the desert.

As per data by the health department, every year 1,500 children die due to malnutrition, infections and lack of proper medical facilities in the remote region.

23 Sep 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

23 September 2018, 4:00 AM

SYNOPSIS: Intertropical Convergence Zone (1TCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

SEVERE TROPICAL STORM ("TRAMI") AT 3:00 AM

Location: 1,580 km East of Central Luzon (17.0° N, 136.9° E)

Maximum Sustained Winds: 100 kph

Gustiness: Up to 120 kph

Movement: West Northwest at 20 kph

FORECAST WEATHER CONDITION

23 Sep 2018 description

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 416,837 or 1,751,782 persons were affected in 4,637 barangays, 479 cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in Regions NCR, I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR (see Table 1; Annex A for details).

22 Sep 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Although the pastoral northeast (Garissa, Wajir, Mandera and parts of Tana River counties) and pastoral north-west (Mainly Turkana, West Pokot and Marsabit) are generally classified as Stressed under the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC), there are about 700,000 people here in the Crisis phase of food insecurity. After two to three poor seasons, these households have not fully recovered. Most of them lost productive assets during last year’s drought and face considerable food gaps.

22 Sep 2018 description

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 411,235 or 1,727,771 persons were affected in 4,606 barangays, 479 cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in Regions NCR, I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR (see Table 1; Annex A for details).

22 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

posté le 21 SEPTEMBRE 2018 par YVES WILLEMOT

KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVE, 21 septembre 2018 – L’UNICEF et ses partenaires ont jusqu’à présent identifié 155 enfants orphelins ou non accompagnés suite à la dernière épidémie d’Ebola dans l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). Ce chiffre inclut des enfants qui ont perdu des suites d’Ebola l’un des parents ou les deux, ou leur tuteur, ainsi que ceux qui sont restés seuls parce que leurs parents sont en quarantaine dans un centre de traitement Ebola.

21 Sep 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13519  

SECURITY COUNCIL
8361ST MEETING (PM)  

Permanent Representative Says Houthi-Controlled Areas Plagued by Crime, Violence

Against a “bleak” landscape in Yemen marred by a worsening humanitarian crisis, intensified fighting and attacks cutting off vital food and trade routes, the international community must take swift, concerted action to prevent a widespread famine, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs told the Security Council today.

21 Sep 2018 description

New York, 21 September 2018
As delivered

Thank you very much indeed Madam President,

The Security Council have asked me to update you today on the humanitarian situation in Yemen. In a word, it is bleak. We are losing the fight against famine. The position has deteriorated in an alarming way in recent weeks. We may now be approaching a tipping point, beyond which it will be impossible to prevent massive loss of life as a result of widespread famine across the country.

Madam President,

21 Sep 2018 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió una Declaratoria de Emergencia para los municipios del estado de Sinaloa, por la presencia de lluvia severa e inundación pluvial y fluvial, fenómenos ocurridos los días 19 y 20 de septiembre de 2018.

21 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • As of 20th September 2018 5,485 cases (5,404 suspected and 81 confirmed cases) have been reported. In addition 38 deaths have been reported. An estimated 21 per cent of the suspected and confirmed cases are children under five years of age.

  • A total of 98% of the cases are from Harare (Budiriro and Glen View high density suburbs), which is the epicentre of the outbreak.

  • The Government launched a Cholera Appeal for $US 63 million focusing on resources to support key health and WASH interventions.

21 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Since the signing of the peace agreement between the government and the opposition groups on 5 August in Khartoum, incidents of armed conflict have reduced significantly. However, the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) has accused government and SPLA-iO pro-Machar forces of violating the Permanent Ceasefire, following reported clashes in Unity and Bringi on 19 and 21 August, respectively.

21 Sep 2018 description

Heavy rainfall has caused the Niger and Benue rivers to overflow, displacing thousands across 12 states as of late August (DG ECHO 16/09/2018; 21/09/2018). The National Emergency Management Agency has declared an emergency in Kogi, Niger, Delta and Anambra states, and is monitoring eight other states in central and southern Nigeria (Floodlist 19/09/2018). In addition to river flooding, flash floods have occurred in central and northern Nigeria since July, affecting Katsina, Kano, Jigawa and Sokoto states.

21 Sep 2018 description

CONTEXTE

L’Est du Tchad (Ennedi Est, Ouaddai, Sila et Wadi Fira) est affecté par une crise multidimensionnelle où l’insécurité alimentaire, la malnutrition et la présence prolongée de réfugiés soudanais s’ajoutent à un contexte de faible développement et d’accès limité aux services sociaux de base.

21 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 21 September 2018 – UNICEF and its partners have so far identified 155 children who have been orphaned or left unaccompanied as a result of the latest Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This figure includes children who have lost one or both parents, or primary caregivers to Ebola, as well as those who have been left unaccompanied while their parents are isolated in Ebola treatment centres.

21 Sep 2018 description

Faits saillants:

  • La ZS de DEMBA, TSHIKULA et MASUIKA ont reçu les appuis de NRC, WFP et ACP

  • Les membres du SECAL sont prêt à collaborer avec le programme DDRRR de la MONUSCO

  • Les prix de denrées alimentaires ont pris l’assesseurs dans la ville de Kananga

Les réalisations des partenaires

ZS Demba : réponse humanitaire

NRC : Demba, secteur de Lombelo, ZS Bena Leka :
Globalement 8070 ménages ont été assistés en cash