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Afghanistan: spotlight on social impact - October 2023 to February 2024

25 April 2024

Afghanistan: spotlight on social impact - October 2023 to February 2024

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This report is released every four months and aims to shed light on emerging issues that have or are likely to have significant social impact on Afghans as well as consequences for the humanitarian response. When possible, the report considers groups with specific vulnerabilities and key themes.

Displacement
Kazakhstan: floods

23 April 2024

Kazakhstan: floods

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The recent flooding in Kazakhstan that started on 27 March 2024 has become the largest in 80 years. In response, the Government declared a state of emergency on 6 April in ten of the country’s 17 regions, including Abai, Akmola, Aktobe, Atyrau, Karaganda, Kostanay, North Kazakhstan, Pavlodar, Ulytau, and West Kazakhstan.

Natural hazards
Mozambique: conflict in Cabo Delgado

17 April 2024

Mozambique: conflict in Cabo Delgado

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Since December 2023, the northern region of Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province has seen an escalation in attacks characterised by violence towards civilians and damage to houses, churches, schools, and health centres. 

Conflict and violence
Colombia: Child recruitment and use

15 April 2024

Colombia: Child recruitment and use

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This report analyses the current situation of child recruitment and use by NSAGs and organised crime groups in the Colombian departments of Antioquia, Chocó, and Norte de Santander.

Protection
Yemen: Local perspectives on vulnerability and capacity in Aden

09 April 2024

Yemen: Local perspectives on vulnerability and capacity in Aden

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This analysis intends to support humanitarian assistance planning and implementation by enhancing understanding of the factors affecting people’s overall vulnerability in Aden city and their capacity to meet their own needs.

Coping mechanisms
Madagascar: Cyclone Gamane

05 April 2024

Madagascar: Cyclone Gamane

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Between 26–29 March 2024, tropical Cyclone Gamane struck north and east of the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, primarily affecting the regions of Analanjirofo, Atsinanana, Diana, and Sava. Nearly 88,200 people have been affected, over 24,000 of whom have been forced to flee their homes.

Natural hazards
Yemen: bimonthly update on food and nutrition security crisis risks - issue 2

04 April 2024

Yemen: bimonthly update on food and nutrition security crisis risks - issue 2

DOCUMENT / PDF / 3 MB

The Joint Monitoring Report (JMR) combines quantitative modeling and qualitative analysis to provide robust bimonthly food and nutrition security monitoring to identify emerging food and nutrition security crisis risks. 

Anticipatory analysisFood security & livelihoods
Yemen: Local perspectives on vulnerability and capacity in Hadramawt

02 April 2024

Yemen: Local perspectives on vulnerability and capacity in Hadramawt

DOCUMENT / PDF / 5 MB

This analysis intends to support humanitarian assistance planning and implementation by enhancing the understanding of the factors affecting the overall vulnerability of people in Al Mukalla and their capacity to meet their own needs.

Coping mechanisms
Yemen: Social impact monitoring project report - October 2023 to February 2024

28 March 2024

Yemen: Social impact monitoring project report - October 2023 to February 2024

DOCUMENT / PDF / 499 KB

This SIMP report identifies events and themes emerging in the Yemeni information landscape from October 2023 to February 2024, with a particular focus on those that had, or are likely to have, a social impact. Social impact is broadly defined as the effect of an action (or lack thereof) or event on people and communities. 

Bolivia: Flooding and landslides in Beni, La Paz, and Pando departments

25 March 2024

Bolivia: Flooding and landslides in Beni, La Paz, and Pando departments

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Since November 2023, Bolivia has been experiencing above-average rainfall, particularly in February 2024, resulting in floods and landslides. As at 18 March, floods and landslides had affected over 150,000 people. 

Natural hazards
Ecuador: increased violence amid internal armed conflict leads to protection concerns

21 March 2024

Ecuador: increased violence amid internal armed conflict leads to protection concerns

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This is an anticipatory analysis of the potential humanitarian consequences of recent escalations in criminal gang-related violence in Ecuador following the state of exception and internal armed conflict decreed and declared by President Daniel Noboa in early 2024.
 

Conflict and violence

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Peru: Humanitarian impact of heavy rainfall and flooding

19 March 2024

Peru: Humanitarian impact of heavy rainfall and flooding

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This report seeks to alert humanitarian respoIt provides an overview of seasonal forecasts for March–May 2024, which may prolong or aggravate existing needs and affect different parts of the country.nders and decision makers about the current humanitarian impacts of heavy rainfall and flooding in Peru.

Natural hazards
Afghanistan: anticipated impact of delayed and extreme winter precipitation

15 March 2024

Afghanistan: anticipated impact of delayed and extreme winter precipitation

DOCUMENT / PDF / 364 KB

Since 26 February 2024, heavy snow and rainfall have affected most of Afghanistan’s provinces, resulting in casualties, widespread service disruptions, infrastructure breakdowns, and significant livestock losses.

Anticipatory analysisNatural hazards
Zambia: impact of drought

15 March 2024

Zambia: impact of drought

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On 29 February 2024, Zambia declared a national emergency as a result of a prolonged drought. As at 1 March, the drought was affecting 84 of the 116 districts across Zambia’s Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Lusaka, Northwestern, Southern, and Western provinces. Climate change and El Niño are driving such drought conditions.

Natural hazards
Guatemala: anticipated impact of drought

13 March 2024

Guatemala: anticipated impact of drought

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As at December 2023, El Niño-related drought had already affected 15 of Guatemala’s 22 provinces. Drought and high temperatures are projected to continue through May 2024. Effects may be particularly severe in Guatemala’s Dry Corridor.

Anticipatory analysisNatural hazards
Palestine: humanitarian access to and within the Gaza Strip

08 March 2024

Palestine: humanitarian access to and within the Gaza Strip

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This report consolidates all available information on access into and within the Gaza Strip. The aim is to create awareness around access limitations and to support advocacy efforts to scale up the response. 

Humanitarian access
Egypt: potential impacts of the conflict in Gaza and tensions in the Red Sea

08 March 2024

Egypt: potential impacts of the conflict in Gaza and tensions in the Red Sea

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This report aims to provide an overview of the anticipated impacts of the conflict in Gaza and the Red Sea tensions on Egypt’s economy, including analysis of the factors and events with the potential to trigger a deterioration in affected people’s humanitarian situation. It also explains the possible resulting humanitarian conditions for affected Egyptian households, existing refugees, and newly displaced Gazans.

Sudan: impact of long-term displacement in the East

08 March 2024

Sudan: impact of long-term displacement in the East

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The fighting that broke out between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces on 15 April 2023 has displaced over 7.76 million people both inside and outside Sudan. The largest number of IDPs originated from Khartoum state. Around 1.61 million individuals have crossed into neighbouring countries.

Displacement
Haiti: update on protection risks in Port-au-Prince

07 March 2024

Haiti: update on protection risks in Port-au-Prince

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In 2023, Haiti saw a significant increase in gang violence. Gangs killed an estimated 4,800 people, over twice the number of victims recorded in 2022. Many were killed by gunshots fired during violent clashes.

Anticipatory analysisConflict and violence
Colombia: food security crisis in Vichada department

07 March 2024

Colombia: food security crisis in Vichada department

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Vichada department is facing a critical food security crisis, with climate change and the El Niño phenomenon affecting local food production and availability. Poor infrastructure, hindering access to public services, and the reliance on traditional farming methods, hampering farmers’ ability to sell their produce and generate income, have deepened the crisis. 

Food security & livelihoods