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04 Jul 2015 description

Le premier jour de cette canicule, une opération humanitaire inédite en France a eu lieu le 30 juin 2015 à Calais. 4 organisations non gouvernementales internationales ont décidé d’agir dans le camp de migrants informel de La Lande, en distribuant nourriture et kits hygiène aux 3 000 migrants qui vivent ici.

03 Jul 2015 description

The first day of the heat wave, an unprecedented humanitarian operation was held in France on June 30, 2015 in Calais. 4 international NGOs have decided to act in ’The New Jungle’, a camp for informal migrants, providing food and hygiene kits for the 3,000 migrants living here.

03 Jul 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • About-average wheat crop forecast in 2015

  • Wheat import requirements forecast at above‑average levels in 2015/16 Inflation rates ease

  • Food security situation improves, but vulnerable groups in parts are still a concern

23 Jun 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

Child Recruitment and Marriage; Attacks on Education

(Brussels, June 23, 2015) – Large numbers of children from war-torn countries, often traveling alone, are fleeing abuses in their home countries to seek safety in the European Union, Human Rights Watch said today. Many are fleeing recruitment as soldiers, child marriage, and attacks on schools, or escaping other effects of war in Syria and Afghanistan or discrimination against Afghan refugees in Iran.

21 Jun 2015 description

June the 20th marks the World Refugee Day. Afghanistan is a country with millions of its population scattered as refugees around the world that is why our government and people attach high importance to this day.

Despite the fact that over the past fifteen years, more than six million refugees have returned home and resumed a peaceful life, millions other Afghans still reside out of their country.

17 Jun 2015 description

IKRAM JUNAIDI

ISLAMABAD: Iran has proposed that health centres be established on both sides of the border between Pakistan and Iran to stop transfer of diseases from one country to another.

Iran has also offered to provide vaccines for different diseases and train Pakistani health workers.

However, the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) has said that it needs to discuss the proposal with the Foreign Office and the government of Balochistan.

17 Jun 2015 description

YUMNA RAFI

KARACHI: Pakistan hosts as many as 1.5 million refugees, which is the second largest number in the world after Turkey, which is home to 1.59 million Syrian refugees, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

16 Jun 2015 description

I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/11 and Security Council resolution 2210 (2015), in which I was requested to report every three months on developments in Afghanistan.

16 Jun 2015 description

An Iranian plane carrying Red Crescent humanitarian relief aid for Yemen landed in Djibouti on Friday, 29 May 2015. The 20 ton cargo was delivered to the WFP (World Food Programme), to be forwarded to Yemen in a support to the Yemeni Red Crescent’s humanitarian operations including the distribution of relief items among Yemeni people.

15 Jun 2015 description

COUNTRY STRATEGY:

WFP’s protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO 200310) supporting the food needs of refugees in Iran, which began in mid-2013, pursues two key objectives: (1)
Improved food consumption of vulnerable refugee households; and (2) Increased access to education and human capital development for refugee girls and youths.
WFP targets Afghan and Iraqi refugees living in settlements with general food distribution on a monthly basis and based on their vulnerability.

15 Jun 2015 description

Tehran (ICRC) – A round-table meeting took place today on the challenges of protecting health-care workers from violence during conflict and other emergencies, particularly in the Middle East. It was hosted by the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

04 Jun 2015 description
report Geneva Call

2014 was marked by an increase in the number and intensity of non-international armed conflicts in different contexts and countries. These conflicts are taking a dramatic toll on civilian populations, forcing families to leave their homes or children to enrol as fighters. More than ever, dialogue with armed non-State actors (ANSAs) is necessary for the protection of civilian populations from the effects of armed conflict.

04 Jun 2015 description

Situation Générale en mai 2015, Prévision jusqu'à ’mi-juillet 2015

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée calme en mai. Aucune reproduction significative n'a eu lieu cette année dans les aires de reproduction printanière de l'Afrique du nord ouest, de la péninsule arabique et de l’Asie du sud-ouest, ou la végétation a continue a se dessécher.

04 Jun 2015 description

6/4/2015 - 07:17 GMT

Cambodia received its first batch of asylum-seekers from Australian custody on Thursday, with rights groups labelling them "human guinea pigs" for an uncaring policy by Canberra to offload refugees onto other countries.

The migrants -- three Iranians and one ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar -- were flown into Phnom Penh, the capital of one of Southeast Asia's poorest nations with a weak record of upholding human rights.

03 Jun 2015 description

General Situation during May 2015 Forecast until mid-July 2015

The Desert Locust situation remained calm during May. No significant breeding occurred this year in the spring breeding areas of Northwest Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and Southwest Asia where vegetation continues to dry out. During the forecast period, low numbers of solitarious adults are likely to appear in parts of the vast summer breeding areas in the northern Sahel, stretching from Mauritania to western Eritrea as well as along both sides of the Indo-Pakistan border.

03 Jun 2015 description

SECURITY COUNCIL
PRESS CONFERENCE

Debates on children and armed conflict and on peacebuilding would be the highlights of the Malaysian presidency of the Security Council in June, a month that would also see several briefings and mandate renewals.

25 May 2015 description

In April 2015, a total of 9,287 Afghan refugees voluntarily repatriated to Afghanistan. 9,087 came from Pakistan 199 from Iran and 1 from India. This figure is nearly 5 times higher compared to April 2014, and is also 80% higher compared to 5,173 returnees in March 2015. In the first four months of 2015, a total of 21,505 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan under UNHCR’s assisted return program. The majority (20,576) came from Pakistan and 889 from Iran.

24 May 2015 description

In April 2015, a total of 9,287 Afghan refugees voluntarily repatriated to Afghanistan. 9,087 came from Pakistan 199 from Iran and 1 from India. This figure is nearly 5 times higher compared to April 2014, and is also 80% higher compared to 5,173 returnees in March 2015.

In the first four months of 2015, a total of 21,505 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan under UNHCR’s assisted return program.