HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW

The report examines major humanitarian crises worldwide to identify likely developments and corresponding needs

an analysis of key crises into 2018

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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.

Massive increase of IDPs recorded in CAR, Congo, DRC, Iraq, Mali, and Somalia throughout 2017, likely to continue rising into 2018.

Poor WASH and health facilities are likely to further compound ongoing cholera crisis in Congo, DRC, Nigeria, and Yemen.

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.

What will the most pressing humanitarian needs be for 2018?

key crises

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:

Deteriorating crises

11

Crisis is already severe in the following countries and likely to remain so in 2018:

ongoing crises

06

Ethiopia

Iraq

Sudan

Palestine

Nigeria

Syria

Afghanistan

Democratic Republic of Congo

Central African Republic

Mali

Libya

Yemen

Republic of Congo

Somalia

South Sudan

Venezuela

Bangladesh / Myanmar

Lars Peter Nissen

ACAPS Director

“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.”

humanitarian overview

an analysis of key crises into 2018

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Caroline Draveny
Communications Manager

Email: cd@acaps.org
Phone: +41 79 763 05 66

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