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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

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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

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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.

Anticipatory analysis
Ukraine: humanitarian implications of mine contamination 

24 January 2024

Ukraine: humanitarian implications of mine contamination 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
Ethiopia: drivers of the cholera outbreak

18 January 2024

Ethiopia: drivers of the cholera outbreak

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The report provides an analysis of the drivers of the current cholera outbreak in Ethiopia. It gives a context overview, explains the drivers of the outbreak, and analyses its impact on community members to support humanitarian decision-making for the cholera response.

HealthWASH
Afghanistan: spotlight on social impact

09 January 2024

Afghanistan: spotlight on social impact

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This report is released every four months to shed light on issues emerging from information about the country that have or are likely to have a significant social impact. It focuses on issues with a direct effect on Afghans’ daily lives and that may have profound yet overlooked consequences on the humanitarian response.

Chad: food security crisis

04 January 2024

Chad: food security crisis

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From the beginning of the Sudan conflict on 15 April to 10 December, at least 555,000 people crossed from Sudan into Chad, including an estimated 450,000 Sudanese refugees and 98,500 Chadian returnees. These new refugees add to the over 427,000 Sudanese refugees who had been living in camps in Chad for over a decade.

Food security & livelihoods
Nigeria: conflict in the northeast and northwest

03 January 2024

Nigeria: conflict in the northeast and northwest

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Violent incidents reported include attacks, kidnapping, and extortion by non-state armed groups (NSAGs), such as Boko Haram and the Islamic State – West Africa Province (ISWAP), as well as militias known locally as bandits.

Conflict and violence
Yemen: forced evictions analysis

28 December 2023

Yemen: forced evictions analysis

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The current conflict in Yemen that started in 2014 has forced millions of Yemenis to flee their homes, leading to widespread internal displacement. According to UNHCR, 86% of displacement in 2023 in Yemen is because of war, armed conflict, and generalised violence.

Conflict and violenceDisplacement
Colombia-Ecuador: Crisis to watch at the border

22 December 2023

Colombia-Ecuador: Crisis to watch at the border

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This report provides an overview of two key humanitarian crises in the Colombia-Ecuador border area that are expected to persist in the next 6–12 months. Specifically, the report presents an overview and an outlook of the humanitarian impact of armed violence and migration flows on the civilian population in the region.

DRC: analysis ecosystem (French)

20 December 2023

DRC: analysis ecosystem (French)

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L’écosystème informationnel et analytique est composé d’une communauté d’acteurs qui participent ou contribuent à collecter, analyser et diffuser de l’information et des analyses concernant les crises et réponses humanitaires en RDC.

DRC: risk of violence in the upcoming general elections

18 December 2023

DRC: risk of violence in the upcoming general elections

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This report presents a risk analysis of violence related to the general elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), set to take place on 20 December 2023. The report provides a brief of the current context and humanitarian situation in the country, maps out factors that could lead to violence during or after the electoral period (triggers), and identifies the potential humanitarian impacts of such violence (hazard).

Anticipatory analysisConflict and violence
Protection risks in eastern and western Libya

15 December 2023

Protection risks in eastern and western Libya

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This report provides an analysis of available information on protection risks prior to Storm Daniel and identifies any new or changed protection threats following the storm.

 

Anticipatory analysisProtection
Yemen: dynamics and effects of the Mahram practice

14 December 2023

Yemen: dynamics and effects of the Mahram practice

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This report looks at the impact of the Mahram restrictions specifically enforced in early 2022 in areas under the control of the de-facto authority (DFA) in the north of Yemen (also known as the Houthis) on the lives of women and the activities of the humanitarian sector.

Gender
Palestine: water crisis in the Gaza Strip

13 December 2023

Palestine: water crisis in the Gaza Strip

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This report analyses the WASH crisis in the Gaza Strip aggravated by the current hostilities. It seeks to provide an alert on the severity of the crisis, highlighting the health and protection impacts and risks that would arise should the hostilities continue to hamper the scaling up of the humanitarian response.

Conflict and violenceWASH