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02 Sep 2015 description
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Syria Crisis

Fighting continues to intensify across Syria, further increasing internal displacement and humanitarian needs. As of 31 July, almost 1.2 million people have been internally displaced this year alone, Many have been repeatedly displaced, while hundreds of thousands have fled to neighboring countries, and beyond. Humanitarian access remains very limited to the estimated 422,000 people most in need who are living in besieged areas.

24 Aug 2015 description

4-year analysis of six grave violations against children in armed conflict (Sept 2010-Dec 2014)

Monitoring and verification in most conflict-affected areas remains a challenge due to security constraints. The data presented is based on the Report of the Secretary General report on Children and Armed Conflict from September 2010 to December 2014. The data is assessed to underrepresent the severity of the conflict on children and the number of incidents by the parties to the conflict.

19 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Civilian casualties in 2015 are projected to equal or exceed the record high numbers documented last year.

  • Assessment and response teams have struggled to reach flood affected areas in Jawzjan province due to insecurity.

  • The IDP Task Forces predicts that more than 48,500 families may be displaced by the end of the year.

05 Aug 2015 description

The Emergency Relief Coordinator set aside US$70 million from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for chronically underfunded aid operations to assist millions of people forced from their homes by violence and instability. The allocations from CERF’s Underfunded Emergencies Window, now totalling $168.5 million in 2015, are a last resort and present a life-line for some of the most vulnerable populations around the world in protracted and chronically underfunded crises.

05 Aug 2015 description
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(New York, 5 August 2015) United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien today released US$70 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for chronically underfunded aid operations to help millions of people forced from their homes by violence and instability.

15 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR calls for redoubled support for Afghan refugees

  • A new report revisits assistance and vulnerability criteria for supporting the displaced

  • Humanitarian partners in southern Afghanistan work to find solutions to access challenges in Helmand province

06 Jul 2015 description

Notes:

1) Natural disaster events include avalanches, flooding, heavy rainfall & snowfall, and landslides & mudflows as recorded by OCHA field offices and IOM Afghanistan Humanitarian Assistance Database (HADB).

2) A natural disaster incident is defined as an event that has affected (i.e. impacted) people, who may or may not require humanitarian assistance.

05 Jul 2015 description
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Syria Crisis

Violence has recently intensified in the north, north-east, and southern parts of Syria, increasing humanitarian needs and internally displacing an estimated 850,000 persons this year alone, and leading hundreds of thousands to flee the country. Humanitarian access remains very limited to the estimated 422,000 people most in need who are living in besieged areas.

28 Jun 2015 description

The Response Monitoring Framework (RMF) is a complementary document to the Afghanistan 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP). It consists of a Results Framework, a response Monitoring Plan, Reporting Schedule and additional ICCT and cluster specific monitoring plans as an annex. Together the RMF provides a structure for the humanitarian community to assess progress achieved against planned results set out in the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP).

25 Jun 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

The start of the traditional spring fighting season has caused significant population movements in the Northern and Western regions, specifically in Badakhshan, Bagdhis and Kunduz provinces. Smaller scale conflict displacement has also been recorded in Baghlan, Farah, Faryab, Ghor, Herat, Jawzjan and Sar-e-pul Provinces.

22 Jun 2015 description

Operational Presence: Organizations that are physically present in the district and are delivering a humanitarian service or implementing a humanitarian project during the reporting period.

Operational Capacity: Operational capacity refers to the potential ability of an organization to deliver humanitarian services if needed. In addition to organizations currently delivering services, organizations that have the ability to access and deliver services are considered.

22 Jun 2015 description

Operational Presence: Organizations that are physically present in the district and are delivering a humanitarian service or implementing a humanitarian project during the reporting period.

Operational Capacity: Operational capacity refers to the potential ability of an organization to deliver humanitarian services if needed. In addition to organizations currently delivering services, organizations that have the ability to access and deliver services are considered.

22 Jun 2015 description

Operational Presence: Organizations that are physically present in the district and are delivering a humanitarian service or implementing a humanitarian project during the reporting period.

Operational Capacity: Operational capacity refers to the potential ability of an organization to deliver humanitarian services if needed. In addition to organizations currently delivering services, organizations that have the ability to access and deliver services are considered.

22 Jun 2015 description

Operational Presence: Organizations that are physically present in the district and are delivering a humanitarian service or implementing a humanitarian project during the reporting period.

Operational Capacity: Operational capacity refers to the potential ability of an organization to deliver humanitarian services if needed. In addition to organizations currently delivering services, organizations that have the ability to access and deliver services are considered.

22 Jun 2015 description

Operational Presence: Organizations that are physically present in the district and are delivering a humanitarian service or implementing a humanitarian project during the reporting period.

Operational Capacity: Operational capacity refers to the potential ability of an organization to deliver humanitarian services if needed. In addition to organizations currently delivering services, organizations that have the ability to access and deliver services are considered.