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Myanmar: three years post-coup

20 February 2024

Myanmar: three years post-coup

DOCUMENT / PDF / 5 MB

The report reviews the evolution of the humanitarian situation across Myanmar in 2023 and early 2024, focusing on key contextual developments and humanitarian trends. It also highlights the response capacity and constraints and provides an outlook for humanitarian developments throughout 2024.

Colombia: anticipated impact of wildfires

20 February 2024

Colombia: anticipated impact of wildfires

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Since the start of January 2024, multiple wildfires have raged in a number of Colombia’s departments. As at 26 January, the fires had ravaged approximately 17,000 hectares, with no information available on the number of people injured.

Natural hazards
Philippines: floods and landslides in Mindanao Island

16 February 2024

Philippines: floods and landslides in Mindanao Island

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In late January 2024, torrential rains triggered by the trough of a low-pressure area (LPA) and the northeastern monsoon resulted in widespread floods and landslides across Mindanao Island, southern Philippines. 

Natural hazards
Palestine: impact of the conflict on people with disabilities in the Gaza Strip

14 February 2024

Palestine: impact of the conflict on people with disabilities in the Gaza Strip

DOCUMENT / PDF / 501 KB

The Israeli forces’ aerial strikes, ground offensive, and blockade of Gaza that followed the Hamas attacks on 7 October 2023 have had a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities.

Conflict and violence
Colombia: humanitarian impacts in Amazonas department

12 February 2024

Colombia: humanitarian impacts in Amazonas department

DOCUMENT / PDF / 4 MB

This report aims to explain elements necessary to understanding the humanitarian crisis in Colombia’s Amazonas department, with a specific focus on the impacts on the indigenous population. 

Chile: wildfires in the central region

12 February 2024

Chile: wildfires in the central region

DOCUMENT / PDF / 1 MB

As at 11 February 2024, record-breaking temperatures in Chile had resulted in severe and extended wildfires across the northern regions of Araucanía, Libertador, Los Lagos, Maule, O’Higgins, Santiago Metropolitan, and Valparaíso.

Yemen: coping strategies in al Habilin and Al Jiblah

09 February 2024

Yemen: coping strategies in al Habilin and Al Jiblah

DOCUMENT / PDF / 2 MB

This report aims to strengthen humanitarian programming by providing humanitarian decision makers and responders with an understanding of the strategies households in al Habilin and Al Jiblah use to meet their needs.

Coping mechanisms
Ukraine: quarterly humanitarian access update

06 February 2024

Ukraine: quarterly humanitarian access update

DOCUMENT / PDF / 10 MB

This report aims to compare access challenges across different Ukraine oblasts to inform humanitarian responders and support their decision-making. It is part of the ACAPS quarterly analysis of access constraints, with the last report published on 8 November 2023.

Humanitarian access
El Niño overview: anticipated humanitarian impact in 2024

06 February 2024

El Niño overview: anticipated humanitarian impact in 2024

DOCUMENT / PDF / 5 MB

This report provides a global overview of El Niño-related hazards anticipated between January–June 2024 and their consequent humanitarian impacts, aiming to support strategic planning and anticipatory action. The report focuses on areas where additional humanitarian needs are likely to be observed.

Natural hazards
Yemen: conflict drivers and gendered impact

02 February 2024

Yemen: conflict drivers and gendered impact

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This report seeks to considers the differentiated impacts of the conflict on women, men, girls, and boys, how these impacts are linked to the drivers of the conflict, and how they interplay with key features of the context. 

Conflict and violenceGender
Palestine: impact of the conflict on children in the Gaza Strip

01 February 2024

Palestine: impact of the conflict on children in the Gaza Strip

DOCUMENT / PDF / 876 KB

As at 20 January 2024, almost one million children were estimated to be internally displaced within Gaza. Most were in the southern Rafah governorate bordering Egypt, currently the most populated governorate in the Gaza Strip.

Conflict and violenceProtection
Libya: mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) needs of Storm Daniel-affected communities

30 January 2024

Libya: mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) needs of Storm Daniel-affected communities

DOCUMENT / PDF / 438 KB

Between 9–11 September 2023, Storm Daniel hit northeastern Libya. The storm had a significant impact on the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of affected communities.

Natural hazards
Afghanistan: Key risk areas to watch: January – June 2024 and beyond

25 January 2024

Afghanistan: Key risk areas to watch: January – June 2024 and beyond

DOCUMENT / PDF / 302 KB

This report considers seven issues expected to affect the living conditions in Afghanistan from January–June 2024. While they may not all be immediate risks likely to materialise within the year and while not all will have the same scale or type of impact, they are all issues of which humanitarian decision makers should be aware to anticipate needs and ensure context-sensitive programming.

Ukraine: humanitarian implications of mine contamination 

24 January 2024

Ukraine: humanitarian implications of mine contamination 

DOCUMENT / PDF / 1 MB

This report aims to improve awareness and understanding of the extent and impact of EO contamination in Ukraine, the response to it, and the challenges that responders are facing. 
 

Colombia: impact of El Niño on Magdalena Medio region

24 January 2024

Colombia: impact of El Niño on Magdalena Medio region

DOCUMENT / PDF / 424 KB

Since August 2023, below-average precipitation resulting from El Niño has affected Colombia’s Caribbean and Andean regions, as well as some departments in the Pacific and eastern areas. Temperature and precipitation anomalies are expected to continue during the first quarter of 2024.

Natural hazards
Sudan: Humanitarian response by local, national actors and the diaspora

23 January 2024

Sudan: Humanitarian response by local, national actors and the diaspora

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This report aims to highlight the roles, capacities, and challenges that Sudanese humanitarians face in responding to the needs of conflict-affected people. Since armed confrontations broke out, the local humanitarian landscape has evolved, but little is known and understood of local capacities.

Humanitarian access
Sudan: impact of the war on women and girls

23 January 2024

Sudan: impact of the war on women and girls

DOCUMENT / PDF / 314 KB

This report focuses on specific protection threats affecting women and girls, impacts relating to health and nutrition, access to services, and the most affected groups as a result of the conflict that began in April 2023

Gender
Republic of Congo: flooding on 9 out of 12 departments

22 January 2024

Republic of Congo: flooding on 9 out of 12 departments

DOCUMENT / PDF / 1 MB

This briefing note provides an overview of torrential rains in the Republic of Congo that have resulted in the rise of the Ubangi River, the largest right-bank tributary of the Congo River, flooding the Congo River Basin.

Madagascar: cyclone exposure and vulnerabilities

19 January 2024

Madagascar: cyclone exposure and vulnerabilities

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This report provides an overview of the country’s cyclone exposure based on historical data from 2000–2023, its cyclone vulnerabilities, and its response capacities, aiming to inform strategic planning and anticipatory action.

Natural hazards
Yemen: import flows following the escalation in the Red Sea

19 January 2024

Yemen: import flows following the escalation in the Red Sea

DOCUMENT / PDF / 1 MB

This flash analysis aims to provide up to date data on food and fuel imports flows into Yemen in the context of the escalation in the Red Sea following attacks from the DFA against Israeli or Israel-bound vessels, and USA and UK linked ships, since November 2023 and the US-UK airstrikes in response against DFA air defence and missile sites in January 2024.
 

Conflict and violenceEconomyFood security & livelihoods