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08 Jun 2017 description

Statistics showing rising numbers of female officials do not tell the whole story.

By Mina Habib

Maliha (not her real name) works in the press office of an Afghan government ministry. She told IWPR that although one of her responsibilities was to issue invitations to press conferences and briefings, her boss simply did not allow her the authority to do her job.

08 Jun 2017 description
report Wilton Park

Monday 31 October – Wednesday 2 November 2016 | WP14998

Summary of key points

The event brought together aid workers, diplomats and researchers to reflect on a decade of research and practice from the worlds’ most complex conflicts - Afghanistan, South Sudan, Somalia and the Middle East - and to consider practical options for a change in approach.

08 Jun 2017 description

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Last year broke records, but for all the wrong reasons. More people were forcibly displaced than at any time since the Second World War. Huge numbers needed humanitarian assistance to meet their most basic needs. Our budget, as a result, was the largest yet.

08 Jun 2017 description

HERAT - Promoting women’s access to government services and hiring more women into civil service positions were among the topics discussed in a UN-backed event set up to focus on empowering thousands of women in remote areas of Afghanistan’s western province of Herat.

07 Jun 2017 description
report Finn Church Aid

Digital and tech workshops in Greece by Finn Church Aid support integration and expand the horizons of young people by offering skills that are vital in today’s digital world. After a successful two-month pilot in Athens, the plan is to expand to other locations in Greece if suitable partners jump onboard.

07 Jun 2017 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - June 2017): 7,484

Total arrivals in Greece during Jun 2017: 216

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2017: 43

Average daily arrivals during May 2017: 68

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 14

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during June 2017: 312

07 Jun 2017 description

QUETTA: The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR signed a Partnership Agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on 7th June 2017 Wednesday. This collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for entrepreneurship/business studies for refugee students in the university. On the occasion, a plaque marking the establishment of the Centre was also unveiled jointly by UNHCR Country Representative Mr.

07 Jun 2017 description

KEY FINDINGS

  • Mazar City is the main supply market for Kunduz City which, in turn, supplies most of the food to the other districts in Kunduz province. The wave of conflict that occurred throughout Kunduz province in May affected the supplies from both Mazar to Kunduz City, and from Kunduz City to the rest of the province. As a result, both traders and customers reported facing difficulties accessing the district markets due to insecurity.

07 Jun 2017 description

1. General Information:

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

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

Crisis Location: (Province/District/Village) Khenjan and PiK, Baghlan

Assessment Team: (Name of I/NGO in the assessment team) ACTED

Crises date: (date of displacement-Estimated) 07/02/17

Date of Notification: 08/02/17

07 Jun 2017 description
  1. General Information:

Assessment Location: (Province/District/Village)
Khanabad, Imam Sahib, Kunduz

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

Crisis Location: (Province/District/Village)
Qala E Zal, Khanabad, Kunduz

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

Crises date: (date of displacement-Estimated) 08/05/17

Date of Notification: 08/05/17

Date of Assessment: (starting date/ending date) 08/05/17-22/05/17

07 Jun 2017 description
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Key Facts

2,200 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 2 June 2017)

1,282 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 2 June, including 104 vacant places in the process to be filled)

1,118 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 2 June) including:

•197 in Reception and Identification Centers •50 in protective custody

07 Jun 2017 description
  1. General Information:

Assessment Location: (Province/District/Village) Nangarhar Province, Surkhrod, Behsood, JAA city and Rodat district Type of crises: (Conflict/Nat. Disaster/Other) IDPs due to conflict in their places of origin

Crisis Location: (Province/District/Village) Nangarhar province, Dehbala,Pachir wa agam district, Multiple villages Assessment Team: (Name of I/NGO in the assessment team)
DRC and DoRR Crises date: (date of displacement‐Estimated) Sep‐2016 to Feb, 2017

Date of Notification: 05‐March‐ 2017

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 05 Feb 2017

Date of Assessment: 09 to 13 Feb 2017

Date of Distribution: 20-Feb-17

Subject: Assessment of heavy snow fall/avalanche affected families in (Waygal, Wama) of Nuristan province.

Incident Source of Information: ARCS Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Haji Khudaidad (IMC)

  • Rahmatullah (WFP)

  • Zabihullah Ameen (IOM)

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 04 Jan 2017

Date of Assessment: 05 to 09 Jan 2017

Date of Distribution: 11-Jan-17

Subject: Assessment of Rain Fall affected families in (Asadabad, Narang, Nurgal, Marawara, Sarkano) of Kunar province.

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Zabihullah Ameen(IOM)

  • Shafiq Fazli (IMC)

  • Ihsanullah Ihsan (ANDMA)

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 29 Jan 2017

Date of Assessment: 29 to 31 Jan 2017

Date of Distribution: 5-Feb-17

Subject: Assessment of Rain Fall affected families in (Asadabad, Watapur, Nurgal, Dara-i-Peach) of Kunar province.

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Zabihullah Ameen(IOM)

  • Shah Mahmood (IMC)

  • Ihsanullah Ihsan (ANDMA)

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 05-Feb-17

Date of Assessment: 07 to 09 Feb 2017

Date of Distribution: 12 to 20 Feb 17

Subject: Assessment of Rain Fall affected families in all districts of Kunar province.

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Zabihullah Ameen(IOM)

  • Kunar DTM Staff

  • Salahuddin (WFP)

  • Atiqullah (ARCs)

  • Ihsanullah Ihsan (ANDMA)

  • NRC, RRD, District Authorities

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 19-Feb-17

Date of Assessment: 22 to 27 Feb 2017

Date of Distribution: 27-Feb-17

Subject: Assessment of Rain Fall affected families in (Asadabad, Marawara, Nurgal, Dara-i-Peach,
Watapur, Shigal, Asmar, Dangam, Nari) districts of Kunar province.

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Zabihullah Ameen(IOM)

  • Shah Mahmood (IMC)

  • Ihsanullah Ihsan (ANDMA)

07 Jun 2017 description

Incident Date: 04-Feb-2017

Date of Assessment: 07 & 08-feb-2017

Date of Distribution: 12-Feb-2017

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA-Laghman Assessment conducted by:

  • IOM

  • WFP –Pat Monitor

  • ANDMA

  • RRD

  • ARCS