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21 Apr 2018 description

Highlights

• Despite the suspension of hostilities on Duma and the conclusion of evacuations, the UN was still not granted access to Duma, where an estimated 50,000-70,000 individuals are in dire need of humanitarian assistance after years of besiegement and hostilities.

21 Apr 2018 description

Este informe es elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC, con información de socios del Equipo Local de Coordinación (ELC), Grupo Temático de Protección (GTP), Mesa de Educación en emergencias (EeE), Defensoría del Pueblo Regional Ocaña, Personerías y fuentes locales.

Destacados

21 Apr 2018 description
report Sudan Tribune

April 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A government official at the Blue Nile State on Friday said thousands of refugees have recently returned to the state from South Sudan and Ethiopia.

Blue Nile State and neighbouring South Kordofan state have been the scene of violent conflict between the SPLM-N and the Sudanese army since 2011.

The commissioner of Bau county of the Blue Nile State Abdel-Ghani Digais said his county is witnessing the voluntary return of displaced persons as well as refugees from Ethiopia and South Sudan.

21 Apr 2018 description

Contexte

Le contexte sécuritaire et humanitaire à Tagbara et Seko, situés respectivement à 60 et 70 Km au nord de Bambari, sur l’axe Bambari-Ippy, a connu une détérioration significative depuis le 20 mars du fait des affrontements entre groupes armés. Deux épisodes majeurs de violences ont été rapportés :

21 Apr 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 762nd meeting held on 9 April 2018, received a briefing on “Effective Take-off of the AU Humanitarian Agency (AUHA): Addressing the Impact of Terrorism and Armed conflicts on Africa’s Social Fabric”.

21 Apr 2018 description

The Mindanao Displacement Dashboard is a monthly publication of the Protection Cluster in Mindanao, Philippines which is co-led by UNHCR with the Department of Social Welfare and Development. This publication aims to provide an overview of the protection environment of displacement incidents in Mindanao for each month. Displacement incidents were collected with the support of Protection Cluster members in Mindanao.

Post-Marawi Siege Recovery and Rehabilitation

20 Apr 2018 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

20 Apr 2018 description

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2018 – Seven Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) launched a new platform to enhance their collaboration on economic migration and forced displacement today on the margins of the IMF-World Bank Group Spring Meetings. The platform will advance strategic dialogue and operational coordination to maximize the impact of MDBs’ growing engagement in these two areas.

20 Apr 2018 description

Abril 20 / 2018 - Desde hace más de un mes, los enfrentamientos entre grupos armados no estatales en esta región están generando graves afectaciones humanitarias. Al menos 144.000 personas se enfrentan a graves restricciones de acceso a servicios, bienes básicos y limitaciones a la movilidad; 2.819 personas han tenido que desplazarse y no cuentan con garantías para su retorno; y 44.829 niños y niñas se han visto obligados a suspender su jornada educativa desde hace más de 6 días. También se han generado limitaciones a la autonomía, gobierno propio y movilidad del pueblo Barí.

20 Apr 2018 description

Esta entrega se hizo gracias al Convenio 1366 de 2017, que favorece a familias retornadas y reubicadas de la zona rural de los municipios Puerto Parra, Puerto Wilches, Cimitarra, Landázuri y Sabana de Torres, en el departamento de Santander.

SABANA DE TORRES

Ciento ochenta familias víctimas del conflicto armado recibieron unidades productivas que facilitan su regreso al campo, luego de retornar o de reubicarse tras sufrir desplazamiento forzado por la acción de grupos ilegales armados.

20 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

2.6 million children in need
5.5 million people
# of people who need Humanitarian Assistance
(Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018)

960,000 children internally displaced
2 million people
# of internally displaced people
(Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018)

468,475 South Sudanese refugee children
767,992 people
# of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan in total

20 Apr 2018 description

In Central African Republic, conflict and violence have affected people's access to birth registration and education.

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Promoting access to birth registration and education.

20 Apr 2018 description

También se acogió por unanimidad la búsqueda de un mecanismo que agilice la entrega de ayuda humanitaria a quienes han sido obligados a dejar sus viviendas y están en los refugios.

CÚCUTA

El Consejo Departamental de Paz de Norte de Santander aprobó cinco medidas contra la crisis humanitaria que viven cerca de 280.000 habitantes de la zona del Catatumbo desde hace un mes, por el enfrentamiento que libran en esa región miembros de los grupos armados ELN y EPL.

20 Apr 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Ida Sawyer

Thousands Flee Violence in DR Congo’s Djugu Territory

Since mid-December, unidentified assailants have killed more than 260 people and burned thousands of homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s northeastern Djugu territory in Ituri province. The atrocities we have documented include massacres, rapes, and decapitation. More than 200,000 people have fled their homes, many to neighboring Uganda.

20 Apr 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

The ongoing conflict in north-east Nigeria has affected most people who live in the region, with Adamawa, Borno and Yobe being the three most affected states.