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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.

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Afghanistan: China's humanitarian aid and economic investments

31 July 2023

Afghanistan: China's humanitarian aid and economic investments

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The purpose of this note is to better understand the modalities, scale, and role of Chinese humanitarian aid and economic investments in Afghanistan. This analysis is important contextual knowledge for humanitarian responders.

Economy

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Afghanistan: working under the ITA’s evolving NGO regulations

31 July 2023

Afghanistan: working under the ITA’s evolving NGO regulations

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This report provides an overview of the current regulatory environment for NGOs in Afghanistan, identifying key trends and dilemmas for humanitarian responders.

Humanitarian access

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India: Myanmar refugees

28 July 2023

India: Myanmar refugees

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The political turmoil and violence in Myanmar following the February 2021 military coup have led to a significant influx of refugees from Myanmar seeking safety and shelter in northeastern India. The displaced people from Myanmar include ‘stateless’ Rohingya refugees and Myanmar nationals, mainly from Chin and Sagaing states. 

Mixed migration
Afghanistan: remittances and the scale and role of private financial transfers

27 July 2023

Afghanistan: remittances and the scale and role of private financial transfers

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This study aims to better understand the role remittances play for Afghan households alongside humanitarian assistance and other coping mechanisms following the regime change in August 2021. The focus is on the use and impact of remittances on senders and recipient households. 

 

Economy

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El Niño overview: anticipated humanitarian impact in 2023

26 July 2023

El Niño overview: anticipated humanitarian impact in 2023

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The start of an El Niño season was officially announced in June 2023. This report provides a global overview of its anticipated humanitarian impact between July–December 2023, aiming to support strategic planning and anticipatory action.

Anticipatory analysisAudioNatural hazards

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Afghanistan: land conflict and humanitarian action

26 July 2023

Afghanistan: land conflict and humanitarian action

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This report aims to raise awareness about the significance of disputes over access to pastureland and watering points between Pashtun nomads (Kuchis) and settled people from different ethnic groups. It seeks to strengthen contextual understanding as part of a conflict-sensitive approach to humanitarian action.

Humanitarian access

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Colombia: the unintended impact of the Total Peace policy on armed violence

26 July 2023

Colombia: the unintended impact of the Total Peace policy on armed violence

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This report provides an overview of key humanitarian crises resulting from armed conflict within 3 of the 32 departments in Colombia. It aims to inform humanitarian decision-making and programming by anticipating humanitarian needs in the departments of Antioquia, Caquetá, and Chocó.

Conflict and violence
Syria: Cross-border resolution expiration

21 July 2023

Syria: Cross-border resolution expiration

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This report aims to provide an overview of the humanitarian impact of the failure of the UN Security Council to renew the mandate for crossborder delivery of humanitarian aid into Northwest Syria (NWS) after its expiry on 10 July 2023 and the contextual dynamics around this.

Humanitarian access
Venezuela Anticipation of flooding

20 July 2023

Venezuela Anticipation of flooding

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Since 26 May, there have been heavy rains across Venezuela, especially in the states of Zulia, Táchira, Mérida, Trujillo, Amazonas, Bolívar, Delta Amacuro and Esequibo. The first tropical wave (an elongated area of relatively low air pressure, which moves from east to west across the tropics) of the rainy season (typically between May and November) occurred in June and resulted in flooding.

Anticipatory analysisNatural hazards
Sudan: West Darfur pre-crisis profile

18 July 2023

Sudan: West Darfur pre-crisis profile

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On 15 April 2023, the alliance between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid  Support Forces (RSF) collapsed into violence over a power struggle. The conflict initially  erupted in Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan, but has spread across the country. The SAF and RSF had been recruiting and training  fighters in Darfur since 2022.

Conflict and violence
Ukraine: Quarterly humanitarian access update

13 July 2023

Ukraine: Quarterly humanitarian access update

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This report aims to compare access challenges across different oblasts in Ukraine to inform humanitarian responders and support their decision-making. It is part of our quarterly analysis of access constraints; our previous report was published on 16 March 2023

Conflict and violence
Palestine: escalation of violence in Jenin

12 July 2023

Palestine: escalation of violence in Jenin

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On 3 July 2023, Israeli forces conducted a two-day largescale air and ground operation in Jenin Refugee Camp and its surroundings. This is the largest Israeli operation in the occupied West Bank since 2002. The objective of the operation, as stated, was to counter the presence of armed Palestinians in Jenin.

Conflict and violence
Sudan: Khartoum pre-crisis profile

11 July 2023

Sudan: Khartoum pre-crisis profile

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On 15 April 2023, the alliance between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Rapid Support Forces (RSF) collapsed into violence. The conflict that began in Khartoum has spread across the country, causing death, injuries, displacement, and destruction. Since 15 April, 70% of all documented political violence incidents in Sudan have occurred in Khartoum state. 

Conflict and violence
Mozambique: impact of the five-year conflict in Cabo Delgado

07 July 2023

Mozambique: impact of the five-year conflict in Cabo Delgado

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In October 2017, violence erupted in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, when armed men occupied the city of Mocimboa da Praia for two days and attacked three police stations, killing 17 people. The report aims to analyse the drivers of conflict in northern Mozambique, particularly in Cabo Delgado province, and their humanitarian impact. The report also includes an overview of people’s coping mechanisms following the conflict.

Conflict and violence
Humanitarian Access Overview

05 July 2023

Humanitarian Access Overview

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ACAPS Humanitarian Access Overview provides a snapshot of the most challenging contexts to operate. Between November 2022 and the end of June 2023, crisis-affected populations in more than 37 countries were experiencing high to extreme access constraints, making it challenging for them to meet their basic needs.   

Humanitarian access
Ukraine: scenarios possible developments in people’s basic needs and coping capacity

03 July 2023

Ukraine: scenarios possible developments in people’s basic needs and coping capacity

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The four scenarios consider four different yet plausible futures for Ukraine over the coming 12 months. These scenarios do not describe the imagined futures in detail but consider key differences in the conflict, governance, and economic environments and the extent to which and how people’s personal safety, needs, and coping strategies might change. 

Anticipatory analysisConflict and violence
Ethiopia: Humanitarian situation in Guba woreda, Benishangul Gumuz

30 June 2023

Ethiopia: Humanitarian situation in Guba woreda, Benishangul Gumuz

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This report analyses the humanitarian situation in Guba woreda, Metekel zone, Benishangul Gumuz region, to support decision-making in the response to the crisis.

Conflict and violence
Afghanistan: Risk overview

29 June 2023

Afghanistan: Risk overview

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The Afghanistan Risk Overview is a biannual risk identification report outlining key emerging risks likely to affect the humanitarian situation in the country 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. 

Anticipatory analysisConflict and violenceFood security & livelihoods
Cameroon: Increase in cholera cases

29 June 2023

Cameroon: Increase in cholera cases

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Cameroon has been experiencing a cholera outbreak since October 2021. Although the number of reported cases was relatively low between late November 2022 and March 2023, there has been a significant increase since 27 March, particularly in Centre region, making it the new epicentre of the epidemic. The epidemic has since mostly affected Centre, Littoral, South, and West regions, with new cases reported in 29 out of 58 districts countrywide.

Health