Massive increase of IDPs recorded in CAR, Congo, DRC, Iraq, Mali, and Somalia throughout 2017, likely to continue rising into 2018.
Food security is likely to deteriorate in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Yemen, as there are risks of pockets of Famine (IPC 5) in these countries.
Number of people in need of protection assistance is likely to increase in 2018 in DRC, Iraq, Libya, Mali, South Sudan, Sudan, and among Rohingya population.
Poor WASH and health facilities are likely to further compound ongoing cholera crisis in Congo, DRC, Nigeria, and Yemen.
What will the most pressing humanitarian needs be for 2018?
Democratic Republic of Congo
We identified 17 major humanitarian crises where we see immediate challenges for the humanitarian community
Crisis trend indicates a deterioration in 2018 and a corresponding increase in need for the following countries:
Crisis is already severe in the following countries and likely to remain so in 2018:
Central African Republic
Republic of Congo
Bangladesh / Myanmar
Lars Peter Nissen
“The future of aid will be shaped by more forecasting analysis: we need to be able to better predict future trends, shocks and humanitarian needs. This report is an important step in that direction.”