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29 Apr 2017 description
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Islamic Relief supports 3m Syrians with £43m response

Health programmes, counselling services and vital food distributions reach most vulnerable in protracted crisis

28 Apr 2017 description

Background

The Global Early Warning – Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The report is part of FAO’s EWEA system, which aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.

28 Apr 2017 description

POPULATION MOVEMENTS

Cumulatively, 441,720 persons (73,620 families) have been verified as having been displaced as a result of the Mosul military operation that commenced on 17 October 2016. Of these, more than 105,000 IDPs have now been verified as having returned to their areas of origin, while more than 336,000 persons are currently internally displaced.

28 Apr 2017 description

43,357 arrivals by sea in 2017

1,089 dead/missing

published 09:00 CET 28 April

363,401 arrivals in 2016

27 Apr 2017 description

GENERAL CONTEXT

According to the authorities, the Diyala Provincial Council (PC) has issued the ‘first law for Peace and Community Harmony’ in the governorate and claims to be the first provision dealing with social cohesion. Other governorates might follow this initiative and issue similar provisions.
Important articles deal with criminalization of sectarian rhetoric, restricted use of weapons to government security forces, and religious institutions and public figures to adopt moderation and call for peace through their speeches.

27 Apr 2017 description

GENERAL CONTEXT

Mass destruction, explosive hazard contamination, lack of services, in addition to expulsion and punishment of families suspected of having links with extremist groups continued to be reported in Anbar. Continuing challenges reported by IDPs and returnees also included the volatile security situation, unstable political environment and lack of basic services, compounded by tribal conflicts and restrictions on freedom of movement in various areas of return.

27 Apr 2017 description

1599.4 M required for 2017 - Includes USD 1,261,527,328 requested by UNHCR under the 3RP Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan in Response to the Syria Crisis 2017-2018
393.8 M contributions received, representing 25% of requirements
1,205.6 M funding gap for the Syria Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

27 Apr 2017 description
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IOM Iraq Situation Report | Mosul Response Update #21 covers IOM Iraq activities from 6 to 19 April 2017 in response to recent displacements from Ninewa, Salah al-Din, and Kirkuk governorates.

As military operations in the Mosul corridor continue, IOM is assisting displaced families and affected communities through the provision of emergency response services including: non-food item kits, shelter, livelihoods assistance, primary health care, psychosocial assistance, displacement tracking and light infrastructure projects.

27 Apr 2017 description

ERBIL, Iraq, 27 April 2017 – A new water treatment plant on the banks of the Tigris River will provide clean drinking water for more than 50,000 Iraqis at the Qayyarah Airstrip Emergency Site, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) said on Thursday.

The plant, currently under construction, is supported by UNICEF and EU humanitarian aid and will provide both emergency and long-term solutions for the current water crisis stemming from military operations in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, which has so far resulted in the displacement of more than a half million people.

27 Apr 2017 description
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Mosul, Iraq, 27 April 2017 - Hamam Al Alil Field Hospital, the second in a chain of trauma field hospitals, opened its doors to treat casualties from West Mosul as part of a joint initiative by the World Health Organization (WHO) with the Federal Ministry of Health, Ninewa Department of Health, and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).