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28 Sep 2016 description

Key Figures
Mediterranean
300,333
arrivals by sea in 2016*
3,210
dead/missing in 2016*

Trends of Sea Arrivals

28 Sep 2016 description
report Voice of America

By Masood Farivar

With the abrupt collapse of a cease-fire in Syria last week, international migration officials expect no letup in a wave of migration out of the Middle East that has set off the worst global migrant crisis in 70 years.

The five-year conflict in Syria has displaced half its population, driving more than 6 million Syrians out of the country. Though more than 1 million Syrians have escaped to Europe, the majority live in camps in neighboring Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan.

28 Sep 2016 description

73% of targeted children (aged 5-17) (boys/girls) are enrolled in formal education (primary or secondary)

AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS:

Schools are currently closed and refugee summer school activities are being conducted throughout KRG, including catch-up classes, sports competitions, art and drama. At the same time and in preparation for the upcoming school year, a Back-to-School campaign including banners, radio and social media messaging is being implemented.

28 Sep 2016 description

58,624 Syrian refugees received food assistance:

• Food vouchers : in 8 camps (Domiz 1&2, Arbat, Basirma, Darashakran, Gawilan, Kawergosk and Qushtapa).

• Unrestricted cash: Distributions at Akre Castle camp.

• Food Parcels: Ad hoc distributions in all 9 camps in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and to some families in urban areas in Basra

AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS:

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AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS:

General

3,995 Syrians arrived in KR-I through Pheshkabour border; no new arrival has been admitted into KRI on asylum grounds since June 2016.

UNHCR and Zerka Reformatory Centre of Duhok agreed to strengthen coordination of information sharing on Syrian POCs and information campaign for legal assistance among the detainees and their families.

ICRC, Duhok pledged to work closely with UNHCR to reach refugee families in need of family tracing.

Community Based Protection

27 Sep 2016 description
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Annex A: Partner Declaration
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Annex D: Concept Note
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Call for Expression of Interest No. 2017/Pillar 4
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Call for Expression of Interest No. 2017/Pillar 4/II

The Office of United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Call for Expression of Interest which aims to solicit interest from existing or prospective partners that wish to participate in the implementation of UNHCR funded project for 2017, and can contribute complementary resources (human resources, knowledge, funds, in‐kind contributions, supplies and/or equipment) to achieving objectives as agreed in a Project Partnership Agreement.

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Baghdad- The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$3 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). 

27 Sep 2016 description
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September 27th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has signed a framework agreement with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to consolidate their partnership and strengthen cooperation for securing emergency health assistance for the crisis-affected populations in Iraq.

It was signed by QRCS Executive Director, Fahad Mohamed Al-Naimi, represented by Ahmed Al-Qahtani, Head of QRCS's delegation, and IOM Iraq Chief of Mission, Thomas Lothar Weiss.

27 Sep 2016 description

Baghdad, Iraq | AFP | Tuesday 9/27/2016 - 12:24 GMT

Bombings claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group hit shopping areas in Shiite districts of the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, killing at least 17 people, security and medial officials said.

The group said IS suicide bombers with explosive vests carried out the attacks in the Baghdad Jadida neighbourhood in the east of the city and the Bayaa area in the south.

27 Sep 2016 description

This document was produced on 10 Septembert and the data displayed, refers to the month of Augus 2016

27 Sep 2016 description

Purpose of the assessment and description of the area:

The aim of this rapid brief assessment report is to capitalise on the findings that were identified during the visit to the town of Tinah and the nearby tented transitional IDP camp. Around 180 families are living in the transitional camp where that number has been fluctuating as ten days ago the number of camp residents was around 2000 individuals.

27 Sep 2016 description
  • Military operations in the northern governorates of Salah al Din, Kirkuk and Ninewa have led to new displacement. In the last three months, the number of internally displaced in the Mosul corridor has raised to over 90 000 persons, mostly from the districts of Al Qayyarah (Southern Ninewa) and Al Shirqat (northern Salah al Din), while displacement from Hawija, in Kirkuk governorate, continues. See map.

26 Sep 2016 description

Baghdad, 19 September 2016. The Debaga IDP camp in Erbil governorate hosts around 33,000 persons from villages near Qayyara District in Ninewa Governorate. This displacement occurred as the Iraq Government engages in military action in preparation to regain control of Mosul. Over 15,000 children in Debaga camp were at very high risk of measles and polio due as they had no access to immunization activities for about two years

26 Sep 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 25 Sep 2016): 166,347
Total arrivals in Greece during Sep 2016:2,603
Average daily arrivals during Sep 2016: 104
Average daily arrivals during Aug 2016: 111
Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 45
Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Sep 2016: 1,394

Dead and missing
272 dead - 152 missing (2015)
142 dead - 51 missing (31 July 2016)

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Highlights

2: Jordan hosts the second highest number (87) of refugees per 1,000 inhabitants in the world

6: Jordan represents the sixth highest refugee-hosting country in the world

93: Percentage of Syrians living outside of camps under the Jordanian poverty line

US $ 51 million: Provided so far this year in UNHCR cash assistance to Jordan’s most vulnerable refugees

Population of concern

A total of 724,256 individuals