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07 Dec 2016 description
report Harikar

Harikar NGO is a neutral, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 30th May 2004 by group of social activists. Harikar NGO as stated in its mission statement strives toward the fulfilment of human and women rights in Duhok Governorate as stipulated in the new Iraqi constitution of 15th October 2005. Harikar is committed to- within its resources- contribute towards the achievement of the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goals.

07 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 82,068 People displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since the military offensive began on 17 October1

  • 11,705 UNHCR kits of core relief items distributed to families (assisting some 70,000 people) displaced from Mosul and Mosul corridor

  • 9,097 Family plots (for some 54,000 people) in UNHCR built camps are ready to receive IDPs displaced from Mosul corridor, of which 4,868 (53%) are currently occupied

  • 3.1 million Internally Displaced Iraqis since January 20142

07 Dec 2016 description
  1. Introduction: Understanding and Measuring Safe Migration Solon Ardittis and Frank Laczko
  2. Defining safe migration: The migrant’s perspective and the role of sending countries in research and data collection A case study from IOM Iraq Benedetta Cordaro
  3. Opportunities and challenges for existing approaches to measuring and monitoring human trafficking Harry Cook and Eliza Galos
  4. Perspectives on safe migration: The case of irregular and unsafe migration from the Horn of Africa Bram Frouws
  5. IOM’s Displacement Tracking …
06 Dec 2016 description
report European Commission

Bruxelles, le 6 décembre 2016

Le fonds fiduciaire régional de l'Union européenne en réponse à la crise syrienne a adopté un nouvel ensemble de mesures destinées à venir en aide aux réfugiés qui fuient la guerre en Syrie et à leurs communautés d'accueil mises à rude épreuve, pour un montant de 139 millions d'euros.

06 Dec 2016 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 6 December 2016

The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis adopted a new €139 million assistance package to help refugees fleeing the war in Syria and their overstretched host communities.

A special stabilisation package for Iraq is also included. The board meeting of the Trust Fund brought together the European Commission, EU Member States, representatives of Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey, as well as international financial institutions.

06 Dec 2016 description

A pesar de que el mundo ha cambiado en 65 años desde que se redactó la Convención, el Alto Comisionado Adjunto para la Protección del ACNUR, Volker Türk, explica por qué esta continúa siendo relevante en la actualidad.

06 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

• 82,068 displaced people, over 8,000 returnees and hundreds of thousands of highly vulnerable residents in newly-retaken areas require assistance.

• As many as one million people are estimated to remain out of reach of humanitarian assistance in Mosul. The humanitarian community is extremely concerned for their safety as reports of food and water shortages continue to emerge.

06 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

655,314 Syrians registered with UNHCR in Jordan, accounting for 7 per cent of the national population

60,647 Iraqis registered with UNHCR in Jordan, over a third of whom are children.

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 and below the poverty line in Jordan

06 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

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

6 Jordan is the sixth highest refugee-hosting country in the world

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

1 in 5 Refugees registered with UNHCR in Jordan receive cash assistance to help meet essential needs like food and shelter

Population of concern
A total of 726,585 individuals

06 Dec 2016 description
report CARE

Executive summary

Gender plays an important role in the humanitarian response for the Mosul crisis due to family separation, stigmatisation of survivors of gender based violence (GBV) and their children , lack of access to education and employment particularly for women and girls from prior to the Mosul crisis, IDPs being confined to camps and the severe gendered psychological impact for women, men, boys and girls previously under armed group occupation.

06 Dec 2016 description

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IRAQ

Turkmen fleeing Tal Afar are stranded near Peshmerga-held territory as PMUs have blocked roads to Syria, where over 3,000 Iraqis have fled since 17 October. In Mosul 300,000 children and their families have lost access to clean water as a pipeline has been destroyed. IS presence is preventing access to repair the damage.

NIGERIA

06 Dec 2016 description
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Baghdad, 6 December 2016 – UNESCO and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) have signed an agreement to foster scientific research and further develop national capacities for the sustainable management and use of groundwater resources in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

06 Dec 2016 description

Notes from December 5:

• Approximately 8 families arrived to Qaymawa ( Zelikan) camp;
• Approximately 120 family arrived to Khazer M2 camp from Markaz Mosul sub-district;
• Approximately 2 families arrived to Qayarah Jad’ah camp;
• Approximately 30 families arrived to Qayarah Jad’ah 2 camp from Hatra district and Markaz Mosul sub-district.

06 Dec 2016 description
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Iraq - More than 82,000 people have been displaced by ongoing Mosul military operations since 17 October, according to IOM Iraq’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Emergency Tracking. This figure represents an increase of more than 4,200 individuals in the past four days (since 2 December).

IOM teams are on the ground daily in recently retaken areas, including high-risk areas, to assess the needs of displaced people, those who are returning home, and those who have stayed in their locations during military operations.

06 Dec 2016 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The whole population of Syria and Iraq is feeling the toll of the armed conflicts in their countries. This report complements the existing information base by improving understanding of the protection needs of religious and ethnic minority groups from Syria and Iraq, including those remaining in these countries and those who have fled to neighbouring countries.

06 Dec 2016 description

Key figures

  • 27,228 of the displaced people are school age children that have been forced out of school since the start of the Mosul military offensive in October. Their future remains at stake if immediate action is not taken to promote their access to education.

  • 9,396 (4,668 females and 4,728) children in 13 camps have been provided with support to re-start school since their displacement from Mosul in October.

Humanitarian needs