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Ecuador: migration of Venezuelan refugees and migrants

19 September 2023

Ecuador: migration of Venezuelan refugees and migrants

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Since 2015, Ecuador has been serving as a transit and destination country for Venezuelan refugees and migrants. As at July 2023, there were at least 502,200 Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Ecuador. Around 70% of this population is concentrated in the western provinces of Guayas, Manabí, and Pichincha. Children and adolescents comprise an estimated 43% of the refugee and migrant communities in the country.

Mixed migration
Libya: pre-crisis humanitarian situation in Derna

19 September 2023

Libya: pre-crisis humanitarian situation in Derna

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This report provides baseline, background, and context information on Derna district, referring to the situation before Storm Daniel made landfall in Libya on 10 September 2023 and the subsequent collapse of two dams in Derna, to help inform the humanitarian response.

Natural hazards
Libya: update on the impact of Storm Daniel in Derna district

15 September 2023

Libya: update on the impact of Storm Daniel in Derna district

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On 10 September 2023, Storm Daniel made landfall in Libya, causing heavy rainfall, flash floods, and strong winds.This report provides an initial overview of the humanitarian situation in Derna district, with an emphasis on Derna city, one of the most affected areas. 

Natural hazards
Morocco: earthquake province profiles for Azilal, Ouarzazate, and Marrakesh prefecture

14 September 2023

Morocco: earthquake province profiles for Azilal, Ouarzazate, and Marrakesh prefecture

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Since the initial quake, a magnitude 4.9 aftershock (19 minutes after the initial quake) and a magnitude 3.9 aftershock (on Sunday, 10 September) have hit the country. The most affected provinces are al-Haouz, Azilal, Chichaoua, Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, and Taroudant. The earthquake particularly affected remote mountainous villages, as boulders led to road closures, making access challenging and slowing down rescue efforts.

Natural hazards
Libya: impact of Storm Daniel in eastern Libya and the collapse of dams in Derna

13 September 2023

Libya: impact of Storm Daniel in eastern Libya and the collapse of dams in Derna

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On 10 September 2023, Storm Daniel made landfall in Libya, causing heavy rainfall, flash floods, and strong winds. It affected coastal towns and cities in the northeast of the country. As of 13 September, around 5,300 people have been killed and 10,000 people remained missing.

Natural hazards
Earthquake in Morocco: province profiles for al-Haouz, Taroudant, and Chichaoua

12 September 2023

Earthquake in Morocco: province profiles for al-Haouz, Taroudant, and Chichaoua

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An estimated 380,000 people were exposed to the impact of a magnitude 6.8 earthquake that hit Morocco on 8 September 2023. The three most affected provinces are al-Haouz, Taroudant, and Chichaoua which have recorded the most fatalities. Access to these provinces has been challenging because of their mountainous nature slowing down rescue efforts. 

Natural hazards
Sudan: impact of current conflict on WASH needs

11 September 2023

Sudan: impact of current conflict on WASH needs

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While some reports document disruptions to water services or the scarcity of resources for the rapidly increasing population in certain states, few have explored how the armed conflict has modified patterns of WASH service use and interacted with the country’s WASH infrastructure and the workers in charge. This report seeks to address this information gap.

Conflict and violenceWASH

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Morocco: earthquake

10 September 2023

Morocco: earthquake

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On 8 September, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit central Morocco. Its epicentre was in the High Atlas Mountains, southwest of Marrakesh city. The number of damaged and destroyed buildings remains unknown but estimated at hundreds. Food, water, and tents are the main needs reported. 

Natural hazards
Honduras: spike in cross-border displacement

06 September 2023

Honduras: spike in cross-border displacement

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Since March 2022, the number of people entering Honduras has significantly increased, with some transiting through the country to reach North America and others remaining in Honduras. The most affected municipalities are Danlí and Trojes, in the department of El Paraíso, located on the southern border between Honduras and Nicaragua.

Mixed migration
Ukraine: regional overview of Ukrainian refugees in host countries

05 September 2023

Ukraine: regional overview of Ukrainian refugees in host countries

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This report provides an overview of the situation of refugees from Ukraine in six host countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia. The report aims to compare the scale of displacement in each country and their response capacity.

Mixed migration
Yemen: Social impact monitoring project report: April–June 2023

30 August 2023

Yemen: Social impact monitoring project report: April–June 2023

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This report identifies the events and themes that emerged from April–June 2023 via the Yemeni information landscape on trends that had or were likely to have a social impact during that period. It aims to enrich the understanding of the social groups facing the greatest challenges in meeting needs and those most vulnerable to protection concerns.

Niger: flooding

29 August 2023

Niger: flooding

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The floods are likely to extend the lean season, increasing the risk of food insecurity. In 2023, people will likely experience Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or worse food insecurity levels, as the coup, food price inflation, import/export challenges, and lost livelihoods and remittances further constrain food availability in the coming months

Food security & livelihoodsNatural hazards
Sudan: Northern State pre-crisis and current situation

29 August 2023

Sudan: Northern State pre-crisis and current situation

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Since 15 April 2023, violence in Sudan between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) has created a significant surge of people seeking safety in Northern state to attempt to cross into Egypt.

DisplacementFood security & livelihoods
Ukraine: estimates and sources of population data

18 August 2023

Ukraine: estimates and sources of population data

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This report seeks to provide humanitarian responders and stakeholders with an understanding of the characteristics, including the strengths and limitations, of each source on population figures. The aim is to facilitate using the most relevant databases in humanitarian analysis and response planning.

Somalia: risk of worsening existing humanitarian needs in conflict-affected areas

17 August 2023

Somalia: risk of worsening existing humanitarian needs in conflict-affected areas

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This report provides a forward-looking analysis of the progressive withdrawal of the African Union Transition Mission, the transition of security operations to the Somali Security Forces (SSF), and how this will worsen existing humanitarian needs in conflictaffected areas.

Conflict and violence
Syria: data and analysis ecosystem

13 August 2023

Syria: data and analysis ecosystem

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This report highlights the main information producers in Syria, the dynamics around data collection and analysis, and the associated challenges. It also seeks to improve the understanding of humanitarian analysis in Syria.

Sudan: implications of financial blockages

11 August 2023

Sudan: implications of financial blockages

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The 2023 conflict in Sudan has led to the damage and destruction of the banking infrastructure in Khartoum, the epicentre of fighting and where banking operators are mainly based. This has significantly affected cash access across the country, even in areas that currently do not have active conflict.

Economy
Northern Syria: key crises to watch

04 August 2023

Northern Syria: key crises to watch

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This report provides an overview of three key humanitarian crises in northern Syria that are expected to deteriorate or see a significant humanitarian impact in the next 6 to 12 months. 

EconomyHumanitarian access

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Yemen: food supply chain update

02 August 2023

Yemen: food supply chain update

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This analysis aims to provide an update on the nature and structure of Yemen’s food market since 2020 and the role of different factors (responders, policies, global dynamics, etc.) in determining food prices.

AudioFood security & livelihoods

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Haiti: a deep dive into the food security crisis

02 August 2023

Haiti: a deep dive into the food security crisis

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Multiple political, social, and economic crises, coupled with natural hazards (such as earthquakes, droughts, and torrential rains), have progressively increased the number of people needing food assistance since 2020. This thematic report provides an overview of the severity of the food crisis in Haiti.

AudioFood security & livelihoods

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