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21 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• June witnessed a significant escalation of conflict across Syria and the subsequent pattern of new and deepening humanitarian needs could continue and even intensify through July unless Geneva talks regain traction.

• In Syria in June UNICEF reached around 96,690 people in seven besieged areas and more than 279,600 people in 38 hard-to-reach locations with life-saving and critical services.

• The cross-border round of the nation-wide immunization campaign is ongoing in Syria and as of June reached around 722,000 children.

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP distributed 14,000 cash-based transfer (CBT) cards (USD 11.36 per card) in June, as part of the School Feeding take-home entitlement scale up.

  • The ‘Building Resilient Food Security Systems to Benefit the Southern Egypt Region’ project gave ducks to 100 women in Assiut in its first phase.

  • The EMOP providing assistance to Egyptians who fled the crisis in Libya has been extended for an additional three months and will begin distributions in July 2016.

20 Jul 2016 description

Tuesday July 19:

In the bid to overcome the stigma and discrimination associated with HIV, informing people of their rights and giving them the means to access these rights is a genuine game changer.

"The law has a huge role to play in the response to HIV," said David Patterson, Senior Legal Expert at the International Development Law Organization, on the sidelines of AIDS 2016 in Durban.

20 Jul 2016 description

265 micro, small and medium enterprises supported so far this year in Lebanon

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Lebanon, 265 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) and cooperatives were supported so far this year. 2,875 targeted vulnerable people working on public infrastructure/environmental assets were upgrades, while 5,205 people have been targeted, trained and/or provided with marketable skills and services.

20 Jul 2016 description

73% of targeted beneficiaries have access to adequate drinking water, however sustained support is required

HIGHLIGHTS:

Across Iraq, 96,290 Syrian refugees living in 10 camps continued to benefit from routine access to water, sanitation and hygiene services, while 17,967 Syrian Refugee children in camp schools and child-friendly spaces (CFS) continued to benefit from access to functional latrines. Some 13,251 refugees in urban, peri-urban and rural areas were assisted with WASH services since January 2016.

20 Jul 2016 description

Almost 27,000 households have received shelter assistance across the region this year

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Lebanon, 820 persons have benefitted from shelter assistance during the month of May in the governorates of Bekaa, Baalbeck-El Hermel, Akkar and the North. In the South, Mount Lebanon and the metropolitan areas of Tripoli and Beirut, substandard buildings sheltering 3,000 to 4.000 persons are rehabilitated every month.

20 Jul 2016 description

Over 100,000 households receive regular, emergency or sector-specific cash assistance so far in 2016

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Jordan, USD 8,240,034 worth of regular cash and non-food item (NFIs) were provided by the Basic needs working group to vulnerable beneficiaries from refugees and host Communities.

20 Jul 2016 description

More than 1 million primary health care consultations since January 2016

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Iraq, over 27,450 consultations were conducted in primary health centres (PHC). The consultation rate in camps is 3.7 visits per person per year. In Domiz 1 camp, Duhok Governorate, mental health and non-communicable disease activities are being handed over to the Dohuk Department of Health (DoH). 3RP partners will provide support to the DoH to run these two activities.

20 Jul 2016 description

Almost 695,000 targeted children enrolled in formal education this year

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Turkey, around 324,000 children are enrolled in schools. During this month education partners held a two-day workshop which will inform the development of a roadmap to increase access for out-of-school children. 12,252 Syrian volunteer teachers received incentives, exceeding the 2016 target by nearly 19 per cent.

20 Jul 2016 description

Over 2 million individuals are now receiving food assistance

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Egypt, food voucher distributions reached 64,000 people including Syrian and Palestinian refugees from Syria. The Egypt Vulnerability Assessment for Refugees (EVAR) is ongoing, with 1,600 households visited to date.

19 Jul 2016 description

These dashboards reflect the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 200 partners, including governments, UN Agencies, and NGOs, involved in the 3RP response in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Achievements are cumulative from the start of 2016, while targets are based on full funding of the 3RP and an expected 4.69 million refugees by end-2016.

19 Jul 2016 description

Over 40,000 Syrian refugees submitted for resettlement or humanitarian admission

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Turkey, outreach activities continue for the identification of persons with specific needs, and since the beginning of the year, partners have referred 3,750 individuals with specific needs for further assistance.

18 Jul 2016 description

Executive Summary

Alert 2016! Report on conflicts, human rights and peacebuilding is a yearbook providing an analysis of the state of the world in terms of conflict and peacebuilding from four perspectives: armed conflicts, socio-political crises, peace processes and gender, peace and security.

15 Jul 2016 description

Welcome to the July issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website, and are also available through our research partners at Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS). 

15 Jul 2016 description

Regional mixed migration summary for June 2016 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, 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.

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