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15 Sep 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme

UNHRD is a network of depots around the world (in Ghana, Italy, UAE, Malaysia, Panama, Spain) that procures, stores, manages and transports emergency items on behalf of the humanitarian community.

  • CARGO DISPATCHED: 1,754 MT
  • VALUE OF GOODS DISPATCHED: 11,1 million USD
  • PARTNERS SERVED: 12

Items supporting South Sudanese refugees in Northern Uganda.

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Highlights

  • The July lean season interventions reached 53,300 food insecure Mauritanians, including children under five, out of approximately 89,200 beneficiaries prioritized with assistance in July.

  • WFP still requires USD 2.1 million for the lean season response, and USD 4 million for assistance to refugees until the end of the year.

15 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • In the context of a deteriorating security situation, humanitarian needs continue to increase. 168,00 people have been displaced due to conflict since the beginning of 2017. Hotspots in July included Kunduz and Faryab provinces in northern Afghanistan, Ghor province in the east and Kabul city.

  • In response, WFP Afghanistan assisted 415,000 vulnerable people in July.

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Highlights

• The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund has allocated US$4.8 million to flood response efforts in Nepal.

• To-date, over 1 million flood affected people have benefited from humanitarian assistance from 9 Clusters.

• Preparations for next week’s elections in Province 2 have contributed to a slow-down of relief activies.

• Cluster specific detailed assessments are still ongoing.

• Repairs to damaged roads has eased access constraints.

Situation Overview

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I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

11 September 2017

At 4:00 PM, the Typhoon, with International Name TALIM, located East of Northern Luzon has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and \Ails named "LANNIE". It has the maximum sustained winds of up to 120 kph near the thnter and gustiness of up to 145 kph. "LANNIE" has no direct effect to the country.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cholera transmission increases in northeastern Nigeria, with more than 1,900 suspected and confirmed cases and 44 related deaths

  • Conflict and insecurity in the Lake Chad Basin continue to limit agricultural production and food availability

  • The number of displaced persons in northeastern Nigeria decreases by 4 percent compared to June figures

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

15 Sep 2017 description

Este reporte ha sido elaborado desde la Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente del Sistema de Naciones Unidas en Cuba. Cubre el período de las 14.00 del 13 de septiembre a las 12.00 al 14 de septiembre (hora local). El siguiente reporte será emitido el 15 de septiembre de 2017.

Resumen

  • Presidente de Cuba Raúl Castro Ruz, dirige reunión del Consejo de Defensa Nacional.
    Máximas autoridades del gobierno recorren los territorios y enclaves económicos más afectados por el huracán Irma, a su paso por Cuba en la noche del 8 de septiembre.

15 Sep 2017 description

The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) has not been activated in response to the Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean region. World Food Programme (WFP), in its capacity as global ETC lead, is supporting the response activities coordinated by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA).

Highlights

15 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs. on September 013 th to 12:00 hrs. on September 14 th .The next report will be issued on or around 15/09

Highlights

  • President Raul Castro Ruz, led a meeting with the National Defense Council. The highest government officials traveled through territories and economic enclaves most affected by Hurricane Irma.

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HIGHLIGHTS

• Islands that suffered extensive damage to infrastructure continue to have challenges restoring access to electricity and clean water

• As some people continue to be in shelters one week after the passage of Hurricane Irma, continued access to clean water and good sanitary conditions is critical

• In Cuba, 13 of the 15 provinces were affected by the hurricane with 14 municipalities have been identified as heavily affected and 6 municipalities as in critical condition. Two hospitals in Havana were evacuated.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Islands that suffered extensive damage to infrastructure continue to have challenges restoring electricity and clean water which is further complicated by logistical challenges.

  • As some people continue to be in shelters more than a week after the passage of Hurricane Irma, there is need to continue access to clean water and improve sanitary conditions at the shelters.

  • In Cuba, two hospitals in Havana were evacuated and latest reports indicate that 516 hospitals and policlinics have been damaged.

14 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Airlifted USAID/OFDA relief commodities arrive in Antigua, The Bahamas

  • USAID/OFDA and DoD task force install desalination units to provide safe drinking water in French Saint-Martin

  • Samaritan’s Purse and WFP transport 15 MT of High-Energy Biscuits to St. Martin to address the food needs of hurricane-affected people

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN imposes sanctions following recent attack on UN peacekeepers

  • Food security conditions deteriorate during Mali’s lean season

  • USG provides nearly $47.6 million to date in FY 2017 funding for relief assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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  • Up to 15,000 civilians remain trapped in Ar-Raqqa city and face increasingly deteriorating humanitarian conditions and protection concerns. Despite the risks of exposure to mines, snipers and military operations, some civilians have been able to escape through newly established corridors.

  • Clashes escalated between the Government of Syria (GoS) forces and ISIL in Deir-ez-Zor city and its surrounding neighborhoods.

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TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF WOMEN, GIRLS, BOYS AND MEN MAKES HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE MORE EFFECTIVE AND ACCOUNTABLE TO ALL AFFECTED POPULATIONS.

A category 5 hurricane (Irma) struck the Caribbean on 5th-7th of September 2017, causing massive destruction and widespread flooding.

14 Sep 2017 description

St. Croix, Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is coordinating a major federal effort in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) to rush much-needed care and commodities to Hurricane Irma survivors while supporting the restoration of basic services.

One week since Hurricane Irma tore through the Virgin Islands, FEMA continues to work with the federal family, as well as territorial, local, private sector and voluntary agency partners, to respond to immediate survivor needs while jumpstarting the longer-term recovery effort.