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19 May 2018 description

May 19th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) have signed a $12 million funding agreement to support the displaced communities in Syria, as well as the Syrian refugees in neighboring countries, under the umbrella of the United Nations.
The agreement was signed by Ali Abdullah Al-Dabbagh, Executive Director of Corporate Strategy at QFFD, and Rashid Saad Al-Mohannadi, Director of Relief and International Development at QRCS.

18 May 2018 description

En el marco de su participación en el taller de capacitación sobre “El Nexo en los Procesos de Planificación”, que se llevó a cabo en la sede de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe -CEPAL-, en Santiago de Chile, Chile, el secretario de SESAN, Juan Carlos Carías, conoció sobre la implementación de proyectos piloto, que relaciona la energía, el agua y la alimentación.

18 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

  • Incendio en el Rímac: Con 8 unidades, bomberos continúan con trabajos de remoción de escombros

Un total de ocho unidades (tres autobombas, dos cisternas, dos ambulancias y un puesto de comando) permanecen en la cuadra 8 de la avenida Los Próceres, en el distrito del Rímac, realizando trabajos de remoción de escombros y extinción de pequeños focos de fuego, tras el incendio ocurrido anoche, informó el Cuerpo de Bomberos Voluntarios del Perú.

18 May 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

From 21 September to 6 October 2017, a Zone of Inter-Tropical Convergence (ZIC), characterized by the entry of humidity from the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, caused Tropical Storm Nate to develop on 5 October 2017, which caused flooding throughout Costa Rica.

17 May 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

CONTEXT AND METHODOLOGY

Yambio town is located in Yambio County, Upper Nile State, near South Sudan’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Yambio town was the centre of significant armed clashes and widespread displacement in 2016, and hosts a large population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) many of whom have started to return home as of early 2018.

17 May 2018 description

Survey Methodology and Demographics

To carry out the Flood Perception Survey, 30 trained enumerators are deployed throughout the ten most heavily flood affected districts to collect data over the course of 10 days from a total of 1800 respondents using a probability proportionate to size (PPS) methodology. All data collection is completed with mobile tablets using KoBo Toolbox.

16 May 2018 description

Burma Army commits war crimes against Kachin IDPs: blocking access to refuge, using as human shields and minesweepers, indiscriminate shelling, looting

16 May 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre et connaître les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné.

16 May 2018 description

Highlights

1,519 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

21,176 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

13,737 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

263,676 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

93% of returnees from Pakistan (1,420 individuals) assisted

5% of returnees from Iran (971 individuals) assisted

Situation Overview

16 May 2018 description

KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 721,307 displaced individuals comprising 118,227 households in 420 displacement sites were identified in OROMIA region*. These figures represent a decrease of 56,358 in the total individuals (-7.25%), a decrease of 8,693 households (-6.85%) and an increase of 2 sites (+0.48%) since round 9 (January/ February 2018). 79.76% sites opened in 2017 and 4.0% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 80% of the displaced population.

16 May 2018 description

KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 30,112 displaced individuals comprising 10,892 households in 78 displacement sites were identified in TIGRAY region. These figures represent an increase of 7,624 in the total individuals (+33.90%) an increase of 2,951 households (+37.16%) and 18 sites (+30.00%) since round 9 (January/February 2018). 73% sites opened before 2017, 10% sites opened in 2017 and 17% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 95% of the displaced population.

16 May 2018 description

KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 12,277 displaced individuals comprising 2,453 households in 11 displacement sites were identified in GAMBELLA region. These figures represent a decrease of 10,632 in the total individuals (-46.41%) a decrease of 2,129 households (-46.46%) and a decrease of 6 sites (-35.29%) since round 9 (January/February 2018). 36.36% sites opened in 2017 but no sites opened in 2018. Conflict was reported as the primary cause of displacement for all IDPs.