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Northern Ethiopia: two years into the crisis

04 November 2022

Northern Ethiopia: two years into the crisis

DOCUMENT / PDF / 7 MB

This report provides an overview of key conflict events over the past two years and the humanitarian situation in terms of displacement, priority needs, and access. It also sheds light on food-related coping strategies in northern Ethiopia.

Conflict and violence
Mexico: Venezuelan people stranded in Mexico

03 November 2022

Mexico: Venezuelan people stranded in Mexico

DOCUMENT / PDF / 395 KB

On 12 October, the US Department of Homeland Security announced joint actions with Mexico to create a more orderly and safe immigration system for Venezuelans. This aims to reduce the number of people arriving at the southwestern US border. At the same time, the number of stranded people unlikely to reach their destination is increasing, and the response capacity is overwhelmed.

Mixed migration
Panama-Colombia border: migration crisis

02 November 2022

Panama-Colombia border: migration crisis

DOCUMENT / PDF / 293 KB

Between January–September 2022, more than 150,000 people crossed into Panama from Colombia through the Darién Gap. Although migrants have historically used the Darién route to reach Central America, the flow of migrants through this route considerably increased between 2021–2022. 

Mixed migration
Haiti: deterioration of crises in Port-au-prince

01 November 2022

Haiti: deterioration of crises in Port-au-prince

DOCUMENT / PDF / 623 KB

Haiti is currently facing a deteriorating humanitarian situation. A combination of sociopolitical unrest and insecurity, fuel shortages, and a long-term declining economy has resulted in significant humanitarian needs for the population. 

Conflict and violenceEconomy
Honduras: impact of floods

27 October 2022

Honduras: impact of floods

DOCUMENT / PDF / 321 KB

Tropical storms and prolonged rains throughout September–October have caused riverine flooding and consequent landslides across Honduras. As at 14 October, the rainy season had affected 188,000 people, including 144,000 affected by Hurricane Julia. 
 

Natural hazards
South Sudan: Impact of floods

27 October 2022

South Sudan: Impact of floods

DOCUMENT / PDF / 2 MB

Since August, flash and riverine floods have been severely affecting South Sudan, as is typical during the rainy season (April–November). Most of the country had below-average rainfall in June–July. The extent of flooding more than doubled between early August and early October, from 22,000km2 of South Sudan’s landmass to 48,000km2.

Natural hazards
Nigeria: country-wide flooding

21 October 2022

Nigeria: country-wide flooding

DOCUMENT / PDF / 1 MB

Since June 2022, heavy rainfall and strong winds have been severely affecting Nigeria. As at 6 October, flooding had affected 33 of its 36 states. As at 20 October, the crisis had displaced more than 1.4 million people and affected over 2.5 million. The floods have triggered a cholera outbreak in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe.

Natural hazards
Mexico: humanitarian situation of people on the move

21 October 2022

Mexico: humanitarian situation of people on the move

DOCUMENT / PDF / 2 MB

This report aims to give an overview of the situation of migrants and asylum seekers in these areas, as well as those in transit across the country. It includes the most immediate humanitarian needs, access constraints, and information gaps.

Mixed migration
Burkina Faso: Humanitarian overview of Djibo town

19 October 2022

Burkina Faso: Humanitarian overview of Djibo town

DOCUMENT / PDF / 204 KB

Since 17 February 2022, armed groups affiliated with the Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin have surrounded Djibo town in Soum province, located at the border with Mali. The groups have been controlling the access routes to the city, preventing the entry and exit of people and goods. 

Conflict and violence
CrisisInSight: Global Risk Analysis

17 October 2022

CrisisInSight: Global Risk Analysis

DOCUMENT / PDF / 2 MB

ACAPS’ Global Risk Analysis outlines a number of key contexts where a particular situation may notably deteriorate within the next six months, causing (a spike in) humanitarian needs.

Colombia: Impact of floods in La Guajira

13 October 2022

Colombia: Impact of floods in La Guajira

DOCUMENT / PDF / 258 KB

On 8 October, category one hurricane Julia swept through La Guajira department in northeastern Colombia. The hurricane affected over 159,000 people. Uribia municipality faced the highest impact with at least 22,000 people affected as at 8 October. 

Natural hazards
Colombia: Nariño humanitarian overview and impact on specific groups

07 October 2022

Colombia: Nariño humanitarian overview and impact on specific groups

DOCUMENT / PDF / 6 MB

This report aims to provide an overview of the displacement and confinement situation and the differentiated impact on indigenous peoples and Afrodescendant communities observed between January–August 2022. It presents the main conflict dynamics in the subregions of Telembí, Sanquianga, and Pacífico del Sur in Nariño department.

Conflict and violence
Ukraine: Humanitarian situation in newly accessible areas of Kharkiv oblast

06 October 2022

Ukraine: Humanitarian situation in newly accessible areas of Kharkiv oblast

DOCUMENT / PDF / 870 KB

The Ukrainian military launched a counteroffensive in Kharkiv oblast on 6 September, aiming to reclaim the northern and eastern areas of the oblast that were under Russian military control. In the following two weeks, Ukrainian forces regained control over 8,000km2 of territory with a population of around 150,000 people. The change in control has made many areas newly accessible, making humanitarian access possible. 

Humanitarian access
Syria: Cholera outbreak in the northeastern regions

27 September 2022

Syria: Cholera outbreak in the northeastern regions

DOCUMENT / PDF / 294 KB

On 10 September 2022, the Syrian Ministry of Health announced a cholera outbreak after 15 confirmed cases and one death. By that time, at least 936 cases of severe acute watery diarrhoea and six related deaths had been identified in the country, possibly linked to the cholera outbreak. 

Health
Afghanistan: Risk overview

26 September 2022

Afghanistan: Risk overview

DOCUMENT / PDF / 2 MB

This biannual publication outlines key emerging risks in Afghanistan that might affect the humanitarian situation over the next six months. It aims to inform the humanitarian community of possible changes in context and humanitarian needs in Afghanistan to facilitate contingency planning, risk management, and response. 

Chad: Floods

12 September 2022

Chad: Floods

DOCUMENT / PDF / 1 MB

As at 30 August, floods had affected at least 440,000 people in Chad. The flooding has caused the collapse of walls, houses, and public buildings and destroyed food storages. 

Natural hazards
Ukraine: context and trends analysis May – July 2022

12 September 2022

Ukraine: context and trends analysis May – July 2022

DOCUMENT / PDF / 947 KB

This report is the first in a series of periodic ACAPS reports capturing key recent developments and analysing humanitarian trends in the most crisis-affected oblasts of Ukraine. This report in particular discusses the May–July analysis period. 

Conflict and violence
Afghanistan: One year into the Taliban takeover

09 September 2022

Afghanistan: One year into the Taliban takeover

DOCUMENT / PDF / 992 KB

One year after the fall of Kabul, this report revisits and reassesses the four scenarios developed in October 2021 in light of the current context. It aims to highlight the key developments over the past year from a humanitarian perspective. 

Sudan: Floods

09 September 2022

Sudan: Floods

DOCUMENT / PDF / 829 KB

Since the rainy season started in June, heavy rains have been causing flash floods across Sudan, affecting 16 of the 18 states in the country. As at 5 September, the floods had killed more than 100 people, affected more than 278,500 people across the country, and totally or partially damaged over 58,600 houses. The risk of further flooding remains high.

Natural hazards
Yemen: Fuel supply dynamics

06 September 2022

Yemen: Fuel supply dynamics

DOCUMENT / PDF / 3 MB

The report identifies and analyses overland fuel trucking and distribution routes – specifically routes used to truck fuel from IRG to DFA areas. It uses satellite imagery to examine the use of these trucking and distribution routes and assesses the number of fuel trucks resent at key points along these routes, both before and after the UN-brokered truce came into effect on 2 April 2022.

Economy