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12 Sep 2017 description

ROME – WFP has launched a range of operations in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma across the Caribbean. These assistance activities are being mounted in support of national governments, regional organizations, disaster agencies and humanitarian actors across the region.

Worst hit by the hurricane – one of the most powerful Atlantic storms ever recorded – has been the Eastern Caribbean where as many as 200,000 people have been affected. Some islands, including Barbuda and St. Martin, are reported to be near uninhabitable.

12 Sep 2017 description

EN TRES BREF

Les 5 crises, la modalité de réponse et les 3 objectifs stratégiques ne connaissent pas de changements.

Pour les régions de Tillabéry et de Tahoua, le contexte actuel ne nécessite pas une révision, une série d’évaluations plus poussées au niveau des secteurs prioritaires sont en train d'être planifiées.

En cas de dégradation accentuée, le plan de contingence inter secteur y relatif sera activé en vue d’une réponse initiale appropriée.

12 Sep 2017 description

UNHAS air transport operations are crucial in enabling the humanitarian community to reach remote and otherwise inaccessible locations in northeast Nigeria. At the beginning of 2017, the Logistics Sector and UNHAS identified the need to coordinate and consolidate air cargo more effectively. Since February 2017, Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) has provided this vital service on behalf of the Logistics Sector.

12 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • More than 8.5 million people now need food assistance in Ethiopia following back-to-back droughts. WFP is targeting 5.5 million people in Ethiopia with emergency food and cash assistance, including nutrition support for the most vulnerable and refugees.

  • Thanks to generous contributions from donors, WFP will be able to restore full rations to all 600,000 refugees beginning from October.

12 Sep 2017 description

Executive Summary

This report of the Round XVIII Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) assessment by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) aims to improve understanding of the scope of displacements, returnees and the needs of affected populations in conflict-affected states of northeast Nigeria. The report covers the period of 25 July to 15 August 2017 and includes the six most-affected States of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe.

12 Sep 2017 description

Rapatriement Volontaire de 9 familles de 36 ivoiriens

36 ivoiriens issus de 9 familles sont repartis dans leur pays d’origine à l’issue du 40ème convoi du Rapatriement Volontaire

Les bénéficiaires du projet agropastoral outillés sur la cohésion sociale au Sud Togo

09 réfugiés sont sensibilisés sur les comportements favorables à l’Intégration Locale dans les communautés hôtes

L’Intégration Locale socio-économique des réfugiés ghanéens se poursuit

12 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Reporting period: 6 September – 10 September, 2017

Highlights

Hurricane Irma has put the lives of thousands of children in the Caribbean in danger. Wind, rain and surge waves are causing floods, mudslides and the destruction of homes, schools, health centers and WASH infrastructure, affecting children across the region.

  • After impacting several islands during its path in the Caribbean Sea, Irma was downgraded to Category 3 Saturday morning but was expected to strengthen again over Florida.

12 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 9 de septiembre a las 12.00 del 11 de septiembre (hora local). El siguiente reporte será emitido el 12 de septiembre de 2017.

Resumen

• A menos de un año del impacto del Huracán Matthew, el mayor huracán formado en el Atlántico, castiga a Cuba por más de 72 horas.

12 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs. on September 09 th to 12:00 hrs. on September 11th .The next report will be issued on or around 12/09.

Highlights

• Less than a year after the impact of Hurricane Matthew, the largest hurricane reported in the Atlantic, punishes Cuba for more than 72 hours.

• Hurricane Irma struck the country from the morning of September 8 to Sunday afternoon with strong winds, rains and coastal flooding.

11 Sep 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only; it reflects the current situation and details available at this time. Information bulletins no.1, 2 and 3 are available here.

The Situation

11 Sep 2017 description

REGIONAL RESPONSE ACTIONS:

CDEMA Coordinating Unit

  • The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency’s (CDEMA) advance team, consisting of the CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit (CDRU), Rapid Needs Assessment Team (RNAT), CARICOM Operational Support Team (COST), and the CARICOM Disaster Assessment Coordination team, was operating out of its staging post in Antigua, which was largely unaffected by the hurricanes

11 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hurricane Jose passes approximately 75 miles from island of St. Martin; results in less damage than anticipated in the Caribbean region

  • Disaster declaration issued for Dutch Sint Maarten due to the effects of Hurricanes Irma and Jose

  • USAID/OFDA provides $200,000 to address hurricane-related needs in French Saint-Martin and Dutch Sint Maarten

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

11 Sep 2017 description

Bruselas, 11 de septiembre de 2017

DECLARACIÓN /17/3181

Comisión Europea – Declaración

"El huracán Irma ha dejado un rastro de devastación en muchos países. Es nuestro deber moral ayudar a los afectados cuyas vidas y hogares están siendo destruidos o severamente amenazados.

Nos solidarizamos con todos aquellos en el Caribe y en los Estados Unidos durante y después de la tormenta. Por el tiempo que sea necesario.

11 Sep 2017 description

September 11, 2017, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced support for its Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) affected by Hurricane Irma, and for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), which is coordinating the Region’s response to the affected states.

11 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • Widespread insecurity and sporadic fighting in the Equatoria region, the ’breadbasket’ of the country, continue to uproot thousands of South Sudanese.

  • WFP Aweil market assessment shows that, although the basic food commodities are available in the markets, the food prices are too high for the purchasing power of poor households.

Situation Update

11 Sep 2017 description

Brussels, 11 September 2017

"Hurricane Irma has left a trail of devastation across many countries.

It is our moral duty to help those in need whose lives and homes are being destroyed or severely threatened.

We stand in full solidarity with all those in the Caribbean and in the USA during and after the storm. For as long as it takes.