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21 Nov 2017 description

KEY UPDATES:

  • October saw the closure of four health facilities in the Eastern region and 35 in Urogzan province. In the Southern region, 45 health facilities were partially or completely closed, and of them 15 were later re-opened. Two health facilities were destroyed.

  • Mobile health services were provided by cluster partners, but some areas were inaccessible due to insecurity.

  • Ongoing conflict continued to displace families and individuals.

20 Nov 2017 description

SG/SM/18790-ICEF/1892-OBV/1753

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on World Children’s Day, in New York today:

Thank you, Tony [Lake, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director].

As Secretary‑General, it’s my job to meet with some of the most powerful and important people in the world. Presidents and prime ministers, scientists, military leaders, scholars and academics, captains of industry and business.

20 Nov 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

As of 19 November, a total of 343,958 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, up by 5,850 people compared to the previous week. The provinces sheltering the highest numbers of IDPs remained Nangarhar (65,858), Kunduz (32,998), Badghis (25,411) and Baghlan (19,138).

20 Nov 2017 description

OVERVIEW

In September, humanitarian partners provided life-saving assistance to civilians afected by military operations in Hawiga and western Anbar, and to people in newly-accessible areas of Telafar and Mosul. Humanitarian partners reached up to 6.3 million people in 1,025 geographical locations across Iraq.

20 Nov 2017 description

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Food security improves in parts of north-east Nigeria thanks to relief assistance

  • Forty per cent of children under five in Cameroon’s Far North region are struck by chronic malnutrition

  • Malnutrition worsens in Chad. Twelve regions declared to be in nutritional crisis

  • Attacks displace 1,700 in Cameroon’s Far North region

  • Concern over civilian protection after withdrawal of Chadian troops from Niger

20 Nov 2017 description

Background

Around 17 million people live in the affected areas across the four Lake Chad basin countries. More than 2.3 million people remain displaced. Most of the displaced families are sheltered by communities that count among the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. Food insecurity and malnutrition have reached critical levels.

Recent developments

20 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

• The health cluster mobilized partners in response to the large scale attack in Mogadishu in which 358 people (including missing ) died while 525 people were injured. The cluster coordinated the delivery of about 20 tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies to trauma facilities throughout the capital

• The health cluster through its partners has provided more than 2.6 million health consultations from the beginning of the year. It has provided more than 274 thousand consultations in October alone which is 77% of its monthly target.

20 Nov 2017 description

Washington/Ginebra - La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) y la Relatora Especial de la ONU sobre los Derechos Humanos de los Desplazados Internos saludan la recomendación No. 39/2017, adoptada por la Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (CNDH), mediante la cual se reconoce que 2,038 personas originarias de los municipios de Choix y Sinaloa de Leyva, del estado de Sinaloa, se vieron forzadas a desplazarse a causa de la violencia y la falta de medidas de seguridad por parte de autoridades estatales y municipales.

20 Nov 2017 description

Key Figures
- 987,648 IDPs in Ninewa (including as a result of the Mosul military operation)
- 109,398 IDPs currently displaced due to military operations in Hawiga (Kirkuk) and Shirqat (Salah al-Din)
- 67,134 IDPs currently displaced due to military operations in west Anbar
- 566,902 Individuals (119,175 households) currently enrolled in ASSIST, UNHCR’s assistance tracking tool
- 3 million IDPs since January 2014
- 262,758 Iraqi refugees hosted in countries in the region, with 29,965 Iraqis in camps in Hassakeh, Syria

20 Nov 2017 description

127.9 M required for 2017

53.1 M contributions received, representing 41% of requirements

74.8 M funding gap for the Myanmar Situation

20 Nov 2017 description

30.5 M required for 2017

8.9 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements

21.7 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

20 Nov 2017 description

Réalisations clés des objectifs stratégiques de janvier à juin

OS1 : Sauver des vies :

  • 9 814 enfants de 6 à 59 mois atteints de malnutrition aiguë sévère (dont 5103 filles et 4711 garçons) sur 30 521 ont été pris en charge, soit 32% de la cible.

  • 528 543 personnes sur 990 000 ont bénéficié d’une aide alimentaire d’urgence, soit 53% de la cible.

  • 27 723 ménages sur 44 000 ont bénéficié d’abris d’urgence, soit 63% de la cible.

20 Nov 2017 description

61,000 people assisted in October

28,800 individuals* (4,800 households) were provided with potable water in Lower Juba region through borehole rehabilitation.

670 Unconditional Cash Grants were provided to 670 households in Mudug region benefitting 4,025 individuals, as part of the response in October.

20 Nov 2017 description

About DTM Libya

Funded by the European Union the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in Libya tracks and monitors population movements in order to collate, analyze and share information packages on Libya’s populations on the move.

20 Nov 2017 description

The Somali Context

Somalia has been gripped by a severe drought since 2016 due to consecutive below average rainy seasons. More than 900,000 Somalis are estimated to have been internally displaced with a further 1.1 million in protracted displacement. Many are living with host communities or in IDP settlements with limited access to basic services; relying heavily on humanitarian assistance for daily support and frequently exposed to protection risks.

IOM Somalia

20 Nov 2017 description

Key Messages
- This week there were 647 new arrivals through the Baidoa checkpoints – the most recorded in the past five weeks. As usual, most new arrivals cited food (60%), insecurity (31%), and health (8%) as their reasons for entry.
- Regarding district of origin, the new arrivals this week came from Xudur (41%), Diinsoor (23%), Baidoa (19%), and Buur Hakaba (11%).
- There were 177 exits this week. Since the onset of the deyr rainy season, the number of exits from Baidoa has hovered around 150-200 individuals per week, and this week continued the trend.

20 Nov 2017 description

Working with Partners
- UNHCR is engaged in the inter-agency response for ongoing displacement and returns.
- UNHCR leads the Protection, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), and Shelter/Non-Food Items (also known as core relief items or CRIs) clusters, as part of the cluster coordination mechanism for IDP response. UNHCR is also co-leading, with UN Habitat, the Working Group on Sustainable Solutions for IDPs within the Resilience and Recovery Programme (RRP) for Iraq.

20 Nov 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

87.6 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements

226.3 M funding gap for West Africa

All figures are displayed in USD