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Grenada: impact of Hurricane Beryl

18 July 2024

Grenada: impact of Hurricane Beryl

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Hurricane Beryl made landfall on 1 July as a category G4, moving west-northwest at approximately 20 mph with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph (UN 02/07/2024). In Grenada, Carriacou, Petite Martinique, and northern Grenada have been the hardest hit.

Natural hazards
Jamaica: impact of Hurricane Beryl

18 July 2024

Jamaica: impact of Hurricane Beryl

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Hurricane Beryl hit Jamaica on 3 July 2024. The Category 4 hurricane is historically among the most powerful to have affected the country. By 9 July, 1,876 people had evacuated from coastal areas, such as Old Harbour Bay in St. Catherine, to 160 shelters in safer areas.

Natural hazards
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: impact of Hurricane Beryl

18 July 2024

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: impact of Hurricane Beryl

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On 1 July, Hurricane Beryl made landfall in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) as a Category 4 hurricane, later evolving into a Category 5 hurricane boasting maximum sustained winds of 270km/h. 

Natural hazards
Myanmar: Flooding in Kachin

12 July 2024

Myanmar: Flooding in Kachin

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From 29 June, Myanmar’s monsoon season brought heavy rainfall that caused fluvial flooding in the north of the country. The most extensive flooding has occurred Kachin state. At least 31,000 people were evacuated and 26,400 people were reported to be affected by the floods, only some of whom had been evacuated.

Natural hazards
Lebanon: humanitarian impact of escalating Hezbollah-Israel hostilities

09 July 2024

Lebanon: humanitarian impact of escalating Hezbollah-Israel hostilities

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This report provides an overview of the impact of the Israel-Hezbollah conflict on southern Lebanon. It highlights the affected population’s increasing need – including that of newly displaced individuals – and looks at access constraints resulting from the increase in hostilities.

Conflict and violence
Impact of hurricane Beryl

05 July 2024

Impact of hurricane Beryl

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On 1 July, Hurricane Beryl made landfall in southern Windward Island, becoming the earliest Category 5 Atlantic Basin hurricane on record. By
4 July, its impact had killed ten people across the Caribbean. Some of the most affected islands are Carriacou and Petite Martinique in Grenada, with 95% of houses damaged. 

Natural hazards
Ethiopia: situation and needs of Sudanese refugees in Amhara region

05 July 2024

Ethiopia: situation and needs of Sudanese refugees in Amhara region

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This report analyses the humanitarian needs of Sudanese refugees hosted at the Kumer and Awlala refugee camps, those who left and are sheltering outside, and the factors aggravating the situation in order to support humanitarian decision-making. 

Displacement
Afghanistan: understanding drought

04 July 2024

Afghanistan: understanding drought

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Agricultural drought is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of Afghans, particularly in the country’s northern, northwestern, and central provinces. Nearly half of the country’s districts are classified as ‘very high risk’ and ‘high risk’ according to the Afghanistan Drought Severity Index.

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Palestine: recent developments in the West Bank

04 July 2024

Palestine: recent developments in the West Bank

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This report provides an analysis of the humanitarian situation in the West Bank since 7 October 2023, with a particular focus on recent key developments that drive humanitarian needs and their impact. It also explores the potential security, political, and economic outlook for the West Bank in the coming months.

Conflict and violence
Colombia: increased forced displacement in Neiva - what is known and the information gaps

24 June 2024

Colombia: increased forced displacement in Neiva - what is known and the information gaps

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Since the beginning of 2024, as a result of escalating conflict and violence, the Neiva municipality has seen an influx of IDPs from surrounding municipalities, 95% of whom have been forcibly displaced. 

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Democratic Republic of Congo: conflict-related displacement in North Kivu

21 June 2024

Democratic Republic of Congo: conflict-related displacement in North Kivu

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In January 2024, violent incidents between the March 23 Movement (M23) and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) increased in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) province of North Kivu. 

Conflict and violenceDisplacement
Sudan: anticipated impacts of the rainy season

20 June 2024

Sudan: anticipated impacts of the rainy season

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Sudan is anticipating severe humanitarian challenges during the 2024 rainy season, influenced by conflict and environmental factors. The seasonal forecast predicts above-average rainfall and higher-than-average temperatures across southern and central states, with potential La Niña conditions enhancing the rainy season from August–September. 

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Sudan: snapshot of humanitarian access

19 June 2024

Sudan: snapshot of humanitarian access

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This report aims to highlight Sudan’s current access situation, using a regional focus to account for regions’ markedly different access situations.

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Yemen: Voices from Khanfar district - understanding household challenges and coping strategies

14 June 2024

Yemen: Voices from Khanfar district - understanding household challenges and coping strategies

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This report aims to outline the strategies that households use to meet their needs and identify effective coping strategies that could be reinforced through humanitarian programming, as well as strategies with negative impacts that are currently not being reduced or mitigated.

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Palestine: recent developments in the Gaza Strip

13 June 2024

Palestine: recent developments in the Gaza Strip

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This report provides an update on key developments in the current situation in Gaza since 31 May 2024, highlighting recent developments in Deir al-Balah Governorate of central Gaza. It follows the ACAPS briefing note Gaza: escalating hostilities and deteriorating humanitarian situation in Rafah, published on 30 May 2024.

Conflict and violence
Afghanistan: Risk updates since January 2024

12 June 2024

Afghanistan: Risk updates since January 2024

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This is an update of the Afghanistan: Key risk areas to watch: January – June 2024 and beyond. It considers how each risk area has developed since January and assesses whether the identified risks have materialised or whether their probability levels have increased, decreased, or remained the same.

Anticipatory analysis
Greece: humanitarian access & conditions along the eastern Mediterranean mixed migration route

12 June 2024

Greece: humanitarian access & conditions along the eastern Mediterranean mixed migration route

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This report aims to provide an overview of the protection and humanitarian needs and challenges along the mixed migration route in Greece. It also aims to provide an overview of the barriers hindering humanitarian access and response to the mixed migration crisis in the country.
 

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Bangladesh: impact of tropical cyclone remal

12 June 2024

Bangladesh: impact of tropical cyclone remal

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On 26 May 2024, Cyclone Remal, the first of the March-July cyclone season, made landfall near the Mongla and Khepupara coasts, in the Khulna and Barishal divisions of Bangladesh. By 2 June, the cyclone and subsequent flooding had resulted in widespread destruction across 19 districts, affecting an estimated 4.6 million people.

Natural hazards
Sri Lanka: flooding in south and west

12 June 2024

Sri Lanka: flooding in south and west

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Heavy rainfall, floods, and landslides have affected districts across Sri Lanka since mid-May 2024. Rain and storms intensified from 1 June, with the most significant effects in the south and west of the country. 

Natural hazards
Mali: Situation of internal displacement

07 June 2024

Mali: Situation of internal displacement

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Since January 2024, protracted violence and conflict between non-state armed groups (NSAGs) linked to the Islamic State have besieged major towns in northeastern and central Mali (in the Gao, Kidal, Ménaka, Mopti, San, Ségou, Taoudénit, and Tombouctou regions)

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