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12 Jan 2018 description

Situation Update

  • The Logistics Cluster is extending its activities until the end of 2018 to continue supporting humanitarian organisations responding to the crisis in Yemen.

  • Services facilitated by the Logistics Cluster are made available to the humanitarian community on the basis of available funding and expressed needs. Currently, all activities are funded until the end of March of 2018. The Logistics Cluster is working to secure additional resources, thus ensuring the activities can continue beyond March.

11 Jan 2018 description

Ghana is widely considered to be the most peaceful country in West Africa, but numerous hot spots of conflict still exist in the North. In past years, pockets of politically-motivated violence have flared up during election seasons. Why is there still electoral violence in the Northern Ghana and how can we prevent this violence?

11 Jan 2018 description
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Sana’a, 11 January 2018: The opening of the Red Sea ports of Al Hudaydah and Saleef to commercial and humanitarian shipments is a constructive and welcome step. Yemen imports about 90 per cent of its staple food and nearly all its fuel and medicine, therefore the functioning of all ports - including Al Hudaydah, Saleef and Aden - is critical to meet vital needs.

11 Jan 2018 description

APERÇU

Objectif du cadre de monitoring de la Réponse.

Dans le cadre de son engagement pour un suivi du Plan de Réponse Humanitaire (PRH) efficace et de qualité, l’Equipe Humanitaire Pays (EHP) supervise la mise en œuvre de ce Cadre de Suivi de la Réponse Humanitaire. Le cadre couvre la période de janvier à décembre 2018.

11 Jan 2018 description

NECESIDADES HUMANITARIAS & CIFRAS CLAVE

La población víctima y los grupos poblacionales más vulnerables como los grupos étnicos, las mujeres, niñas, niños, adolescentes y jóvenes (NNAJ) que viven en zonas rurales de difícil acceso y zonas urbanas, han sido quienes han recibido el mayor impacto humanitario durante varias décadas, como consecuencias del conflicto armado y violencia generalizada en Colombia.

11 Jan 2018 description
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Almost seven years into the Syria conflict, I have this week seen first-hand the colossal toll that the brutal and sustained hostilities have taken.

Estimates suggest that hundreds of thousands of people have been killed, countless more are missing or detained, and five million have fled to other countries. Gross Domestic Product is less than half what it was before the war, and replacing destroyed infrastructure and housing will cost hundreds of billions of dollars. Almost 70 per cent of people now live in extreme poverty.

11 Jan 2018 description

Highlights

• The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) deployed security telecommunications and Internet connectivity services in As Salamiyah to support the humanitarian response in Mosul.

• A user feedback survey was conducted to evaluate the quality of the ETC services in northern Iraq. The overall user satisfaction rate was 79.9%.

• The ETC conducted a mission to Arbat camp to enhance the existing Internet connectivity services provided to humanitarians and affected communities.

Situation Overview

11 Jan 2018 description

Background

The Logistics Sector Nigeria provides support to the Government-led coordination of the humanitarian logistics response in north-eastern Nigeria by facilitating access to common logistics services, maintainining regular bilateral and collective engagement in an open forum for discussing and addressing logistics issues as they arise, as well as providing guidance on, and promoting, joint inter-agency logistical planning.

11 Jan 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 6 January 2018, a total of 3 523 cases clinically suspected with diphtheria and 58 laboratory confirmed cases (out of 185 cases tested) have been reported. 104 clinically suspected cases were admitted at diphtheria treatment facilities on 6 January 2018. A total of 30 deaths have been recorded so far. The last reported death was on 2 January.

  • Preparations are underway for the second round of Penta/Td vaccination for Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMN), which will occur in January.

11 Jan 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 2934 cases suspected of diphtheria, of whom 27 died, have been reported from 8 November – 30 December 2017. The District Core Committee for Diphtheria Outbreak, chaired by the Civil Surgeon of Cox’s Bazar, has been formalized with WHO and partners to contain the spread of diphtheria through effective treatment, vaccination, and contact tracing activities.

10 Jan 2018 description

Highlights

• Tropical Cyclone Ava impacted thousands of people and caused numerous damages in infrastructure.

• 33 deaths and 22 missing people have been reported.

• Road access to some south-eastern and south-western parts of the country has been cut off.

• Humanitarian response is ongoing, including provision of food, water, sanitation and health services.

• An aerial assessment is assessing the extent of the floods and the possible impacts on agriculture.

Situation

09 Jan 2018 description

60 acteurs opérationnels exécutent des projets humanitaires, principalement dans les secteurs de la protection, le multisectoriel, nutrition et de la anté. Plus de 50% des 110 projets sont éxécutés dans les secteurs de la protection et sont Multisectoriels.