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26 Apr 2018 description

"I came to Brazil with my son because the situation is catastrophic Venezuela; there is no more work, no food and no medicine. My mother has cancer but her treatment is no longer available locally, "says Gabriela, a 30-year-old Venezuelan." Every week, my son goes back and forth from Boa Vista to bring medicine and food to the rest of the family in Venezuela. We have no other choice if we want to survive."

26 Apr 2018 description
  • Since the start of spring rains, flooding has affected 15 counties across Kenya, particularly the eastern counties. Heavy rains in the Ethiopian highlands and across southern Somalia have resulted in flash floods and riverine flooding in many locations, mostly along the Genale and Wabi Shebelle, the Juba and Shebelle river basins.
26 Apr 2018 description

Summary of Movements

Totals

Arrivals: 4,929 individuals
Departures: 481 individuals

26 Apr 2018 description

YEMEN, 25th April, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has distributed tents and aid to 177 displaced families in a number of Yemeni cities in Al Hamli district in Mouza' Directorate and Al Zahari in Al Mocha Directorate in the Governorate of Taiz, who were affected by forced and systematic displacement by the Iranian Houthi militia in the framework of the comprehensive humanitarian operations aimed at alleviating the suffering of the Yemeni people as a result of the dire humanitarian conditions.

26 Apr 2018 description
report Christian Aid

Christian Aid is working around the clock to help those who have fled Myanmar to the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to prepare for the coming cyclone and monsoon season.

Flooding, landslides and cyclones are expected which will destroy many of the temporary shelters set up since the mass movement of people started when violence escalated in Myanmar last August. Since then, about 687,000 people have crossed the border into Bangladesh.

26 Apr 2018 description

UNHCR’s overarching protection and solutions goal in Lebanon is to preserve a dignified life for refugees while working towards ensuring an end to their displacement facilitate their realization of durable solutions outside the country.

26 Apr 2018 description
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DHAKA, APRIL 25, 2018 — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), is providing an additional $50 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable people fleeing the Rakhine State crisis. This brings the United States’ response to the crisis in Burma and Bangladesh to more than $163 million since August 2017, and total humanitarian assistance for displaced people in and from Burma to more than $255 million since the start of FY 2017.

25 Apr 2018 description

DESTACADOS

  • Incrementan afectados por desplazamientos, restricciones al acceso y confinamiento.

  • Ataques contra civiles y acciones armadan generan riesgos en las comunidades.

Afectaciones humanitarias por violencia marcan el primer trimestre del 2018

25 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Hasta el sábado 28 de abril se esperan lluvias y granizo en 12 regiones de la sierra

A partir de hoy a las 18:00 horas hasta el sábado 28 de abril, se presentarán precipitaciones pluviales y granizo en 12 regiones de la sierra del país, informó el SENAMHI al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN).

Distritos de Salcabamba (Huancavelica), Canta (Lima) y Pichacani (Puno) soportaron lluvias extremas

25 Apr 2018 description

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Myanmar

Our humanitarian colleagues tell us they are deeply concerned by the escalation of the conflict in Kachin State in Myanmar.

Thousands of civilians have been reportedly displaced by renewed fighting between the Myanmar military and the Kachin Independence Army, while many others are trapped in conflict-affected areas, unable to flee. There are grave protection concerns for these communities as a result.

25 Apr 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

KEY FINDINGS

Due to a notable increase in conflict beginning on 18 February, coverage was lost in Kafr Batna, Duma and Arbin of Eastern Ghouta. The incomplete Survival Minimum Expenditure Basket (SMEB) cost from February was 427,829 SYP.

In the northwest, the median complete SMEB cost with 7.5% float increased by 7,438 SYP (+12%) to 68,664 SYP (145 USD) from 61,226 SYP in February. This was the steepest month-to-month increase and highest SMEB cost observed in the past year.

25 Apr 2018 description

In 2017, IOM continued to respond to the needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and affected communities across Syria through its operations from Damascus, Gaziantep and Amman. Over the course of the year, IOM provided assistance – in the form of Non-Food Items (NFIs), Shelter, Logistics, Coordination, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCM), Early Recovery and Livelihoods, Protection and Health - to over 800,000 individuals in Syria.

25 Apr 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

Overall Findings

Ar-Raqqa governorate is located in northeast Syria. The Euphrates River flows through the governorate and into Al-Thawrah Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam providing electricity in Syria, although years of conflict have impacted the Dam and limited its ability to generate electricity. Only approximately a quarter of the communities assessed in Ar-Raqqa reported access to the network, with the majority relying on generators as their main source of electricity however, Marj Al-Zuhor community reported having no electricity source.

25 Apr 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

• Close to 900 000 Rohingya refugees are housed in refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.

• The monsoon season starts (officially) on 1 June, but pre-monsoon rains have already started, bringing into focus the acute vulnerabilities of the population at risk of floods or landslides.

25 Apr 2018 description

Nairobi/Geneva, 25 April 2018 – The Kenya Red Cross Society is providing emergency relief to thousands of people impacted by rising flood waters that continue to wreak havoc in many parts of Kenya.

Since torrential rains started last month, homes and farms have been destroyed, livestock has been lost and roads and other infrastructure have been washed away. More than 210,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.