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27 Dec 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

A total of 425,996 families / 1,780,163 persons are affected in 2,471 barangays in Regions MIMAPOPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

Of which, a total of 810 families / 3,473 persons are currently being served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

  • Inside 28 ECs: 668 families / 2,763 persons
  • Outside ECs: 142 families / 710 persons Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #19,10PM 23 December 2017

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27 Dec 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 2248 cases suspected of diphtheria, of whom 26 died, have been reported from 8 November – 23 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.

26 Dec 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 425,996 families / 1,780,163 persons are affected in 2,471 barangays in Regions MIMAPOPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

  2. Of which, a total of 810 families / 3,473 persons are currently being served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

  3. Inside 28 ECs: 668 families / 2,763 persons

  4. Outside ECs: 142 families / 710 persons
    Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #19,10PM 23 December 2017

26 Dec 2017 description

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II EFFECTS

A. Affected Populations (TAB A)

  1. A total of 118,596 families/550,409 persons are affected in 1,034 barangays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA"

  2. Of which, a total of 19,485 families/90,987 persons are currently being served inside 246 evacuation centers (ECs) and 12,189 families/61,172 persons outside the evacuation center.

B. Casualties

26 Dec 2017 description

As host to some of the world’s biggest emergencies, the Eastern Mediterranean Region carries the largest burden of people in need of aid, with more than 76 million people directly or indirectly affected by political conflict, environmental threats, and natural disasters.

26 Dec 2017 description
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Highlights

  • A blockade of Yemen’s ports since 6 November has been preventing the import of much needed commercial and humanitarian supplies. The humanitarian situation is further compounded by a price inflation of basic commodities, impacting the purchasing power and increasing food insecurity.

  • Further escalation of the conflict during the reporting month has resulted in a worsening situation for children with 31 cases of children (27 boys; 4 girls) killed and 56 children (41 boys; 15 girls) maimed, both verified.

26 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• OCHA Director of Operations, Mr. John Ging, visited Ethiopia to review the status of the Government-led international humanitarian response to drought and conflictaffected communities, including internally displaced people.

• Humanitarian operators receive emergency logistics induction training to equip national emergency management authorities, staff from different agencies and humanitarian actors, with emergency logistics skills to ensure timely and efficient humanitarian response.

26 Dec 2017 description

The humanitarian crisis in Iraq remains one of the largest and most volatile in the world. The pace of displacement over the past three years is nearly without precedent. In 2014, over 2.5 million civilians were displaced in Iraq; in 2015, more than an additional 1 million were forced to flee. During the past year, nearly 700,000 people in areas impacted by the conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have been newly displaced.

26 Dec 2017 description

Suad was happily living in her village in Homs, Syria with her husband and six children, working as a tailor. All that changed when the war happened and fighting started in her village. Suad and her family decided to leave all their belongings behind and flee; walking over 1,000km until they reached Idleb. They relied on aid provided by humanitarian organisations; this was barely enough to cover their family’s needs.

26 Dec 2017 description

OVERVIEW

In November 2017 there were 4.4 million men, women and children affected by the armed conflict in east Ukraine, of whom 3.4 million required humanitarian assistance and protection.

26 Dec 2017 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks 2,836,944 Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to deliver assistance and support to 20,000 people affected by Tropical Storm Tembin. The operation will focus on the following sectors: health (including psychosocial support and nutrition); water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); livelihoods (including cash); shelter (including non-food items); disaster risk reduction, protection, gender and inclusion (PGI); and National Society capacity enhancement.

25 Dec 2017 description

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II EFFECTS

A. Affected Populations (TAB A)

  • 1. A total of 117,528 families/550,805 persons are affected in 1,019 barangays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA"
  • 2. Of which, a total of 19,203 families/89,524 persons are currently being served inside 231 evacuation centers (ECs) and 12,512 families/62,834 persons outside the evacuation center.

B. Casualties

25 Dec 2017 description

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22 December 2017

At 1:45 AM, STS "VINTA" has made landfall in Csteel, Davao Oriental.

At 5:00 AM, STS "VINTA" was in vicinity of Boston, Davao Oriental.

At 7:00 AM, STS "VINTA" was in the vicinity of Laak, Compostela Valley with a maximum sustained winds of 90 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 155 kph and moving west at 20 kph.

At 10:00 AM, "VINTA" has weakened into a Tropical Storm after crossing Davao Region

25 Dec 2017 description

This Operation Update Report No. 3 reflects the current situation in Cuba and the progress achieved in planned activities. The activities under Water and Sanitation will no longer be conducted as other actors in the country such as UNICEF and other UN agencies in coordination with the local authorities are covering these needs. The Emergency Appeal is currently being revised and these changes will be reflected. The revised Emergency Appeal will be focused in carrying out roof repairs in coordination with the local authorities.

A. Situation Analysis

24 Dec 2017 description

I remain deeply concerned about the ongoing crisis in Yemen, where more than 22 million people need humanitarian assistance – 8.4 million of whom are already on the edge of starvation. Attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure have continued and must stop. I am encouraged, however, by the news that the first commercial fuel imports into Hudaydah port since 6 November docked today, while commercial food imports that resumed in recent weeks have continued.

24 Dec 2017 description
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KEY POINTS

  • While the anti-terrorist operation against ISIL in Deir-ez-zor continues, sector partners remain active in providing emergency relief assistance. In November, UNHCR with SARC collectively assisted around 52,000 people with core and supplementary non-food items. Among the locations served include Al Mayadin, Deir-ez-zor City, Enbeh, Lower Baqras, and Shmeitiyeh.

24 Dec 2017 description

24 December 2017

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TY "VINTA" exited PAR at 8:00 AM.

At 9:30 AM, the eye of TY "VINTA"was located based on all available data at 290 km South of Pagasa Island, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR) with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 145 kph. It is forecast to move West at 26 kph.

II. EFFECTS A. Affected Population (TAB A)

23 Dec 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

As Tropical Storm Tembin (local name: Vinta), aims to exits Philippine landmass, the trail of destruction it has left is emerging. Latest information indicates that Tembin has caused dozens – potentially hundreds – of fatalities, damaged thousands of houses, washed away vast amounts of livelihoods and disrupted the lives of people mainly in northern and central parts of Mindanao Island in the Philippines.

23 Dec 2017 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of CHF 2,010,476 to enable the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to complement and support the country-level emergency operations related to food crises in Africa, mainly those Emergency Appeals focusing on drought and food insecurity. This regional appeal will ensure that the response to the food crises in Africa is effectively managed and coordinated beyond the country level, focusing on five key objectives: