“Life has to be rebuilt”
Freelance journalist and IRIN contributor
The jungle has edged into fields left untilled. It has crept onto thatched-roof houses turned to ruins; and it has stretched over empty highways once used to transport bananas, beans, cassava from a region long-known as Congo-Brazzaville’s breadbasket.
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Our partner Reverend Andrew from the Diocese of Wau in South Sudan has reported an outbreak of violence in the Western Bahr el Ghazal region. On June 12th 2018, conflict broke out between the rebels and government soldiers, violating a ceasefire that has been repeatedly breached since it came into effect in mid-2014. The conflict has displaced thousands of people across three counties, Roch Roch dong, Kuajiena and Bagari.
Women and girls received sanitary materials.
Classrooms for Soba Secondary School in Ajuong Thok camp completed.
Refugees verified in Upper Nile.
INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN
Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 May 2018.
IDPs in South Sudan including 203,723 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 24 May 2018
At 3:00 pm today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data 715 km East Northeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (13.1 N, 132.0 E ). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon.
Source: PAGASA Weather Forecast
- Status of Affected Families / Persons
3,548 families or 13,268 persons were affected by the Southwest Monsoon in 27 barangays in Regions III and CAR (see Table 1).
- Status of Displaced Families / Persons
Inside Evacuation Centers
The monsoon rains falling on the Rohingya refugee camps near Cox’s Bazar, southern Bangladesh, have caused over 130 landslides, damaged 3,300 shelters and affected 28,000 refugees, Oxfam said today.
A survey of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh carried out by Oxfam before the start of the monsoon season found that more than half were almost completely unprepared for the floods, landslides and disease that accompany the monsoon weather, with women most at risk.
Community-based violence in Tillabery region (Abala and Efrakane), at the border with Mali, resulted in the death of over 40 civilians between 26 and 28 April. Community-based tensions intensified due to cross-border movements of non-state armed groups from Mali to the Tillabéri region.
Violence against civilians included armed banditry, cattle theft, and the kidnapping of a humanitarian aid worker from an international NGO on 11 April, between Ayorou and Inates;
More than 340.000 Venezuelans have entered Ecuador since the beginning of 2018 (compared to 287,000 arrivals registered for the whole 2017).
In Brazil, 527 Venezuelan nationals had been relocated from border regions to Brazilian cities in the country (Cuiabá, Manaus and São Paulo).
The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum has risen yearly. Between 2014 and 2018, some 185,783 asylum claims have been lodged.
Rotary members have changed the lives of thousands of refugees
By Ryan Hyland
The statistics are staggering. More than 28,000 people are uprooted from their homes each day as a result of war, oppression, and poverty. That’s nearly 20 people per minute.
By the end of 2016, an unprecedented 65.6 million people, from West Africa to South Asia, have been forcibly displaced, making it the world’s worst migrant crisis in history.
nformamos que la Misión Salvadoreña de Asistencia Humanitaria, llegó a la Ciudad de Guatemala a las 6:30 pm del día jueves 14 de junio de 2018, habiendo sido recibida cálidamente en la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –CONRED- por parte de funcionarios de la Cancillería y autoridades de Guatemala, incluyendo el Sub jefe Nacional de CONRED y el Embajador de El Salvador en Guatemala.
The following document includes 12 thematic maps with information on the following topics:
– Population density
– Cooking fuel source
– Education barriers for girls
– Access to health facilities
– Income source
– Most severe needs
– NFI distribution
– Primary safety concern
– Shelter types
– Community areas cleanliness
– Source of drinking water
– Access to drinking water
Mouvements de populations P.2
Accès humanitaire P.4
Sécurité alimentaire P.6
170 000 personnes menacées par les inondations cette année au Niger
Plus de 16 000 PDI dans les régions de Tillabéry et Tahoua
Treize zones extrêmement et moyennement vulnérables à l’insécurité alimentaire de plus qu’en décembre 2017
La méningite en net recul comparé à 2017
Financement humanitaire en baisse cette année
Budapest/Geneva, 18 June 2018 – Thousands of people making their way through the Balkans are in desperate need of basic humanitarian services and support, says the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
The number of people entering Europe through Greece and then making their way towards Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina is increasing. More than 5,600 people have reached Bosnia and Herzegovina since the beginning of January, compared with just 754 across the whole of 2017.
Continued insecurity and ongoing localized inter-communal violence are displacing people; hindering IDP return to areas of origin as well as humanitarian operations.
The National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) estimates that as many as 527,263 people are displaced from West Guji zone to Gedeo zone alone; while some 170,467 people are displaced in West Guji zone.
Following continued clashes in Derna, at least 1,791 households (approximately 8,955 individuals) have been displaced to the baladiyas of Shahat and Umm Arrazam over the past three days, bringing the total number of families displaced to surrounding areas of Derna since mid-May to 3,854 (approximately 19,270 individuals). While the majority of displaced households are staying in private accommodation, some are currently sheltered in schools in the communities of Martuba, Shahat, Soussa, Tamimi, Umm Arrazam, Al Bayda and Al Qubba.