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1. General Information:

Assessment Location: (Province/District/Village) Pul I Khumri, Baghlan

Type of crises: (Conflict/Nat. Disaster/Other) Conflict

Assessment Team: (Name of I/NGO in the assessment team) ACTED, WFP, DACAAR, WAW, DoRR

Crises date: (date of displacement-Estimated) 04/02/17-09/

Date of Notification: 22/05/17

Date of Assessment: 25/04/17-14/05/17

Affected Population: (Total Caseload: IDP/CAT A/CAT B/Other)

HHs: 802 Families: 137 Inds.: 802

09 Jun 2017 description

FAO-WFP report is an invaluable tool for the UN Security Council, says its President

FAO Director-General introduces report on food insecurity in conflict-affected countries

9 June 2017, New York - In a meeting with the United Nations Security Council President, Ambassador Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz of Bolivia, FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva has introduced an updated version of a joint FAO and World Food Programme (WFP) report on the monitoring of food insecurity in conflict-affected crisis.

09 Jun 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne des pertes importantes dues à la perturbation des activités agricoles, à la hausse des prix et au déplacement des moyens d’existence

09 Jun 2017 description

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought

FAO report notes heavy toll of disrupted farming, higher prices and displaced livelihoods

8 June 2017, Rome-- Large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are buoying global food supply conditions, but protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry elsewhere, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

09 Jun 2017 description
report Mercy Corps

The refugee crisis is a human crisis: Behind the statistics are people filled with unique life experiences and dreams for the future. They are mothers longing to return home, fathers yearning to work again, children searching for a childhood.

We are witnessing a massive shift of humanity unlike any seen before. More than 65 million people around the world—roughly the population of France—are displaced from their homes. More than 11 million of them are from just five places: Syria, Afghanistan, the Lake Chad basin, South Sudan, and Somalia.

09 Jun 2017 description

Over 3.2 million refugees Turkey continues to host the world’s largest refugee population.

Predominantly out of camp More than 90 per cent of refugees in Turkey live outside of camps in urban and peri-urban areas.

Mostly children and women 70 per cent of refugees in Turkey are children and women.

Working with Partners

09 Jun 2017 description

The information contained in this report serves as a basis for policy decision-making, programme management, and project evaluation. CSO aims to widely disseminate this analysis to promote better understanding of the situation throughout the country.

09 Jun 2017 description

The Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan is proud to present the results of the Afghanistan Socio-demographic and Economic Survey (SDES) and its thematic report on education from the six provinces of the country, namely, Bamiyan, Daikundi, Ghor, Kabul, Kapisa and Parwan. This report is complemented by other thematic monographs, namely labor force, people with disabilities, fertility, mortality, migration, gender and youth.

09 Jun 2017 description

The Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan is proud to present results of the Afghanistan Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey (SDES) and its thematic report on people with disabilities from six provinces of the country, namely, Bamiyan, Daikundi, Ghor, Kabul, Kapisa and Parwan. The publication of this report is complemented by other thematic monographs, including education, labor force, fertility, mortality, migration, gender, and youth.

09 Jun 2017 description

The survey indicators covered marital status, education, labour force participation, fertility and maternal and general mortality and thus provide a basis for useful comparisons. And those comparisons, along with the general analysis of the SDES findings, which are collected in SDES from Kabul, Bamyan, Ghor, Daikundi, Kapisa and Parwan Provinces, reflect new and valuable insights on the progress and gaps towards gender equality in Afghanistan.

09 Jun 2017 description

The Thematic Report on Birth Histories provides an important analysis of fertility trends in the six provinces studied during the ten years prior to the survey period. Though fertility remains high, the report shows an incipient fertility transition which will have ramifications for policy making in the years to come.

09 Jun 2017 description

Dryness remains in parts of East Africa, while early season rains continue over lower Sahel

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

  2. Limited rainfall since March has led to developing moisture deficits across parts of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, and southern Guinea.

Central Asia Weather Hazards

09 Jun 2017 description

As expected, the start of the month of Ramadan saw a massive decline in cross-border movement.
Repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan decreased by 83% compared to last week’s figure of 5,066. The return of undocumented Afghans also decreased by 63% compared to 5,088 individuals that returned between 21 and 27 May 2017.

Some 84% (1,595 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance. Also, 97% (827 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

09 Jun 2017 description

The Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey (SDES) is a historic initiative led by Afghanistan’s Central Statistics Organization (CSO), with technical support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and financial assistance of development partners. Over the past years, thousands of surveyors have fanned out across the country, going province by province to visit homes and collect detailed demographic data which will be used to create an unprecedented snapshot of the country’s demographic situation down to the village level.

09 Jun 2017 description

The Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey (SDES) is a historic initiative led by Afghanistan’s Central Statistics Organization (CSO), with technical support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and financial assistance of development partners. Over the past years, thousands of surveyors have fanned out across the country, going province by province to visit homes and collect detailed demographic data which will be used to create an unprecedented snapshot of the country’s demographic situation down to the village level.

09 Jun 2017 description

The Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey (SDES) is a historic initiative led by Afghanistan’s Central Statistics Organization (CSO), with technical support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and financial assistance of development partners. Over the past years, thousands of surveyors have fanned out across the country, going province by province to visit homes and collect detailed demographic data which will be used to create an unprecedented snapshot of the country’s demographic situation down to the village level.

09 Jun 2017 description

Minister for Foreign Affairs

The Hon Julie Bishop MP

Media release

9 June 2017

Today I announce that the Australian Government will contribute new funding to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) to help the global fight to end polio.

09 Jun 2017 description
report AzerNews

By Kamila Aliyeva

The three-day Central Asian International Environmental Forum titled “Initiative for Cooperation on Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development in Central Asia” has ended in Ashgabat city, Turkmenistan State News Agency reported.

The event was organized by the State Committee of Turkmenistan for Environmental Protection and Land Resources and the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC).

Scarcity of water resources is among the extremely difficult problems of the [Central Asian] region.

08 Jun 2017 description
  • In Syria, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreak has been confirmed. The virus strain was isolated from two cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) and one healthy contact, from Deir-Ez-Zor governorate. See the ‘Syrian Arab Republic’ section below for more information.

08 Jun 2017 description

This report is the collaboration of Save the Children and the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network with funding support from the Oak Foundation.