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Ukraine: Humanitarian access update February 2023

16 March 2023

Ukraine: Humanitarian access update February 2023

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This report aims to provide a comprehensive comparison of access challenges across different oblasts in Ukraine to inform humanitarian responders and support their decision-making. 

State of Palestine: Violence in Huwara, Westbank

16 March 2023

State of Palestine: Violence in Huwara, Westbank

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Since 26 February 2023, there has been an increase in violence against Palestinian citizens in Huwara, a Palestinian town located in Nablus governorate, northern West Bank. On 26 February, more than 400 Israeli settlers stormed Huwara and three surrounding villages, vandalising and torching 75 houses and more than 100 cars of Palestinian residents in what has been described as a ‘pogrom’ by an Israeli commander overseeing the West Bank. 

Conflict and violence
Côte d’Ivoire: Displacement from Burkina Faso

15 March 2023

Côte d’Ivoire: Displacement from Burkina Faso

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Insecurity and attacks from non-state armed groups in Burkina Faso have reportedly forced entire villages to flee, with many crossing the border into neighbouring Côte d’Ivoire to seek safety. According to the National Security Council of Côte d’Ivoire, as at 2 Feburary, roughly 8,700 people from Burkina Faso had newly sought refuge in the country. 

Displacement

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Syria: humanitarian access and response capacity in areas affected by the earthquakes

15 March 2023

Syria: humanitarian access and response capacity in areas affected by the earthquakes

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This report provides a snapshot of the humanitarian access situation and response capacity in northwestern Syria since 6 February, in both GCAs and NGCAs affected by the earthquakes. It is directed at informing humanitarian operational responders and decision makers to support response-planning.

Humanitarian accessNatural hazards

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Syria/Türkiye: Update on the impact of earthquakes

14 March 2023

Syria/Türkiye: Update on the impact of earthquakes

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One month after the earthquakes that hit Türkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023, recovery response is still underway. The earthquakes severely affected northwestern Syria, where about 4.5 million people live. In Türkiye, the most affected provinces are Adana, Adıyaman, Diyarbakır, Elazıg, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahramanmaras, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, and Sanlıurfa, where about 14 million people reside, including 1.8 million Syrian refugees. 

Natural hazards

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Vanuatu: the impact of cyclones Judy and Kevin

14 March 2023

Vanuatu: the impact of cyclones Judy and Kevin

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Between 1–3 March 2023, a rare double cyclone event occurred involving two category 4 tropical cyclones, Judy and Kevin, hitting Vanuatu. Early estimates by local government authorities indicate that the cyclones have affected approximately 250,000 people, equivalent to more than 80% of the population. 

Natural hazards

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Djibouti: Drought

10 March 2023

Djibouti: Drought

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In Djibouti, drought is affecting around 200,000 people. The current drought started in 2020 and has continued with five below-average rainy seasons. As at October 2022,  about 72,000 people, including 29,000 children, were in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the drought. The crisis has displaced approximately 6,000 people.

Natural hazards

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Yemen: Social Impact Monitoring October to December 2022

03 March 2023

Yemen: Social Impact Monitoring October to December 2022

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This report identifies events and themes that emerged from October–December 2022 from the information landscape on Yemen that have had, or are likely to have, a social impact. The choice of themes was based on the considered significance of their impact (or potential impact) on people. 

Protection

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Afghanistan: continued risk of forced eviction due to complex land rights and tenure (in)security

27 February 2023

Afghanistan: continued risk of forced eviction due to complex land rights and tenure (in)security

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This report explores the international frameworks to which Afghanistan is signatory and that pertain to forced eviction, as well as the current Afghan legal framework to address forced eviction. 

Conflict and violenceDisplacementMixed migration
Mozambique: flooding in Maputo province and city

23 February 2023

Mozambique: flooding in Maputo province and city

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Heavy rains between 7–11 February 2023 resulted in large-scale flooding across the southern region of Mozambique, particularly Maputo province and city. As at 18 February, more than 43,000 people were affected, including over 16,500 displaced people and ten recorded deaths. 

Natural hazards
Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone Freddy exposure and vulnerabilities

22 February 2023

Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone Freddy exposure and vulnerabilities

DOCUMENT / PDF / 4 MB

The report aims to provide a brief overview of the key regions exposed to Tropical Cyclone Freddy and highlight existing vulnerabilities that might increase the needs of the exposed population.

Natural hazardsCoping mechanisms
Türkiye: earthquake profiles for Malatya and Adiyaman provinces

20 February 2023

Türkiye: earthquake profiles for Malatya and Adiyaman provinces

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This report is an extension of the profiles of earthquake-affected areas in Türkiye and Syria published on 13 February 2023.

Natural hazards

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Syria/Türkiye earthquakes: what to watch over the next month

17 February 2023

Syria/Türkiye earthquakes: what to watch over the next month

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This report provides an overview exposition of what to watch for over the next month, highlighting key variables to monitor that could play a role in the development of the crisis, can contribute to informing the strategic planning, programming, and preparedness of humanitarian responders.

Natural hazards

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Profiles of earthquake-affected areas in Syria and Turkiye

13 February 2023

Profiles of earthquake-affected areas in Syria and Turkiye

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This report provides an overview of the humanitarian needs resulting from the earthquakes in some of the most affected areas of Türkiye and Syria. The report aims to highlight key needs, the key population groups affected, compounding factors, and access constraints in the respective regions.

Natural hazards

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Ukraine: Impact of conflict on the Ukrainian economy and implications for humanitarian needs

13 February 2023

Ukraine: Impact of conflict on the Ukrainian economy and implications for humanitarian needs

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This report is based on an initial secondary data review on the state of the economy in Ukraine since February 2022. Five key informant interviews with local thematic experts complement this review to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the situation.

Conflict and violence
Earthquakes in southeastern Türkiye and northwestern Syria

07 February 2023

Earthquakes in southeastern Türkiye and northwestern Syria

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On 6 February 2023 at 4:17h, local time in Türkiye (01:17 GMT), an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit Türkiye and northwestern Syria. It mainly affected the cities of Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahraman Maras, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, and Sanliurfa in southeastern Türkiye and Aleppo, Hama, Idlib, Lattakie, and Tartous governorates in northwestern Syria

Natural hazards

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Ethiopia: impact of drought in Oromia and Somali regions

07 February 2023

Ethiopia: impact of drought in Oromia and Somali regions

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This report provides an overview of the humanitarian needs resulting from the current drought in particularly affected areas of Ethiopia (eastern/southeastern Oromia and Somali regions). The report also highlights key needs, the key population groups affected, coping mechanisms, compounding factors, access constraints, and response capacities in the respective regions.

Natural hazards
Afghanistan: analysis of localisation challenges

07 February 2023

Afghanistan: analysis of localisation challenges

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This report aims to develop a preliminary understanding of the different challenges that NNGOs face in Afghanistan. While comprehensive localisation comprises many dimensions, this report focuses on understanding the challenges that NNGOs face in the four most prevalent dimensions in Afghanistan: funding, partnership, coordination, and capacity-strengthening. 

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Türkiye: anticipated increase in the number of fatalities reported in Gaziantep

06 February 2023

Türkiye: anticipated increase in the number of fatalities reported in Gaziantep

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Natural hazards
Somalia: impact of drought Banadir and Bay regions

27 January 2023

Somalia: impact of drought Banadir and Bay regions

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This report provides an overview of the humanitarian needs resulting from the current drought in particularly affected regions of Somalia (Banadir and Bay). The report highlights key needs, the key population groups affected, coping mechanisms, compounding factors, access constraints, and response capacities for each area of focus.

Natural hazards