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22 Jun 2018 description

FACTS & FIGURES

4.4 million people affected (OCHA)
An estimated 3.4 million people in need of humanitarian aid (OCHA)

24 778 people injured and 10 303 killed (OHCHR)

EU emergency and early recovery assistance: €677.1 million from 2014-18

EU Member States humanitarian aid: €228.1 million from 2014-18

European Commission humanitarian aid: €20 million in 2018

22 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

The monsoons began during reporting period with heavy downpours and an accumulated rainfall of over 600mm between 9 and 13 June. Basic response was provided across Sectors, despite serious constraints with access. Damage was reported to the following facilities: 150 learning centres, several latrines and water points, and three nutrition facilities. Since 11th May 2018, 1,048 shelters were fully damaged as well. During the rains from 10-16 June, 12 health facilities were temporarily disrupted for up to 3 days.

21 Jun 2018 description

New York, 21 June 2018

Thank you very much to all of you for your active participation throughout this week. I particularly want to thank the Vice-President of this year’s ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment, Ambassador Matjila, and the many excellent panelists and participants for your insights and the work you do to give voice to people affected by humanitarian crises.

Once again, this Segment is taking place in the context of staggering levels of humanitarian need.

21 Jun 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

OVERALL FINDINGS

Ar-Raqqa governorate is located in northeast Syria. The Euphrates River flows through the governorate and into the Al-Thawrah Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam providing electricity in Syria, although years of conflict have limited its ability to generate electricity. Since the conflict over Ar-Raqqa city ended in October 2017, electricity services have been mostly unavailable. However, recent repairs to the Al Furosya electric station resulted in 72% of the assessed communities relying primarily on the electricity network in April.

21 Jun 2018 description

706,364 New Rohingya arrivals since 25 August 2017 in Cox’s Bazar*

919,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar*

1.3 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar

* Needs and Population Monitoring Baseline Round 11

Key Features

21 Jun 2018 description

Le dashboard DTM du mois de mai 2018 couvre toutes les 18 provinces du Burundi. La DTM a identifié 187 026 personnes déplacées internes (PDI) au sein de 41 060 ménages déplacés. 3 552 PDI (2%) vivent dans des camps de déplacés, 108 855 PDI (58%) vivent dans des familles d’accueil, 34 658 PDI (19%) vivent dans des maisons vides et en paille, 39 961 (21%) vivent dans des maisons louées. 74% des PDI (137 532) ont été déplacées à la suite de désastres naturels, tandis que 26% des PDI (48 680) ont été déplacées en raison de la situation socio-politique.

21 Jun 2018 description

The situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the world’s most complex and challenging yet forgotten crises. As of 31 May, over 772,000 Congolese refugees are being hosted in countries in Africa.

From 1 January to 31 May alone, some 104,351 Congolese fled to neighboring countries, with a particularly significant increase in refugee flows to Uganda, Burundi and Zambia.

21 Jun 2018 description
report World Vision

• Alarming malnutrition rates:
In the lead up to the lean season of May–July 2018, the nutrition situation is expected to deteriorate significantly as a result of unprecedented levels of food insecurity, outbreaks of diarrhea and other illness, poor infant and young feeding practices as well as limited access to services due to the heavy rains. During this period, the counties of Leer and Mayendit in Unity and Longochuk and Renk of Upper Nile are expected to reach Extreme Critical levels (IPC Phase 5) as per the IPC for Acute Malnutrition Classification (GAM ≥ 30%).

20 Jun 2018 description

By Richard Waddington

CARTAGENA, 20 June, 2018 – Effective disaster risk management requires an “inclusive, all-of-society approach” that reflects the views of those who suffer most from such events, the head of the UNISDR told a regional conference on disaster risk reduction.

20 Jun 2018 description

United Nations Headquarters New York, Wednesday, June 20 2018

As delivered

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,

It is a pleasure for me to be here with you, Gopal Mitra, and others today for this important event on how the humanitarian community can adopt and operationalize a more progressive approach to humanitarian action for persons with disabilities.

20 Jun 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Starting in February, a significant decrease in precipitation led to a reduction of surface and ground water in the centre and north of Uruguay. Government figures indicate more than 11,000 people have been affected by this disaster.