UN and AU host High-Level Partnership Mission to the Horn of Africa in June, garnering increased donor commitments for droughtaffected countries
Compared to the 2010/2011 drought in East Africa, FEWS NET reports the 2016/2017 drought is more widespread but less severe
Regional mixed migration summary for May 2017 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.
Terminology: Throughout this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in the mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, smuggled economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.
By: Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees | 21 June 2017
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: Pathways for a Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework for Refugees in Africa
Director of Political Affairs,
Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence
The Logistics Cluster continues to coordinate and facilitate passenger movement via sea on a WFP-chartered vessel, which also serves as an emergency rescue and evacuation vessel. Additionally, staff accommodation and cargo transportation on board of the same vessel are facilitated. Since May 2016, a regular schedule and booking system have been in place, with weekly rotations between Djibouti and Aden. The schedule has been designed so as to allow passengers to easily connect with UNHAS ights between Djibouti and Sana’a.
504 new arrivals from Yemen
3,661 individuals provided with health care assistance
193 core relief items distributed to 188 households (350 individuals)
5,074 individuals provided with cash grants
955 beneficiaries enrolled in community-based projects
Yemen’s cholera caseload continues to increase rapidly, with more than 140,000 suspected cases and 989 related deaths in 20 governorates since late April
Approximately one-half of all cholera cases are among children 15 years of age and younger
The UN again emphasizes the need for Al Hudaydah Port to remain open due to concern for future imports
New Analysis from Leading Humanitarian, Development and Global Health Organizations Calculates the Devastating Human Costs of Cuts to Foreign Assistance
Las reuniones anuales entre el ACNUR y los representantes de 313 organizaciones no gubernamentales iniciaron en Ginebra, enfocándose en formas de fortalecer su colaboración.
GINEBRA, Suiza, 14 de junio de 2017 (ACNUR) – Un proyecto de la firma tecnológica francesa Pangloss Labs y sus socios provee apoyo de impresión 3D en todo el mundo, incluyendo áreas donde ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, trabaja con los refugiados.
- WFP’s ability to maintain assistance to refugees, asylum seekers and the vulnerable local populations in drought-affected and urban areas continues to be undermined by limited funding.
PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR DECEMBER 2017
VALUE OF GOODS DISPATCHED
4.83 million (USD)
Annual talks between UNHCR and representatives of 313 nongovernmental organizations begin in Geneva, focusing on ways to strengthen collaboration.
By: UNHCR staff
GENEVA – A project by French tech firm Pangloss Labs and its partners provides 3D printing support around the world, including areas where UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency works with refugees.
In May 2017, 234 (100% Ethiopian) migrants were interviewed in four MRC locations. There was a 53% drop from registrations in April. Of the 234 migrants, 53% were interviewed in Djibouti (Obock) MRC location. 85% of migrants intended to travel onwards to Saudi Arabia. 124 migrants reported to have been advised by a smuggler to use the chosen route with 86% of them registered in Obock MRC. 97% of the total migrants registered intended to start a business or look for work in their country of destination.