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18 Jun 2017 description

This Report provides information on the various types of IDP locations in Iraq. CCCM area of response is the IDPs living in temporary Settlements, this report is about the formal category of them. Formal Settlements are camps, collective centres, reception/transit centres, & dispersed transit centres.

16 Jun 2017 description

Between 1 January and 31 May 2017, 8,312 unaccompanied and separated children arrived in Italy by sea, representing 14% of all sea arrivals in this period. This proportion is comparable to the first five months of 2016, when 16% of those arriving by sea were UASC. UASC numbers, however, have increased compared to last year, when 7,654 UASC arrived in the first five months of the year.

16 Jun 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

In developing a concept on the Protection of Civilians (PoC), NATO should consider a cautionary approach, recognizing that the policy adopted by the Warsaw Summit emerges from decades of failure to protect civilians in conflict (NATO, 2016). These failures range from ethnic cleansing in the Balkans, genocide in Rwanda, civilian casualties in Afghanistan, security gaps in Libya, and the inability of the international community to protect civilians during the war in Syria.

16 Jun 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Logistics Cluster enables global, regional and local actors to meet humanitarian needs.
Before crises, we work with the stakeholders in high-risk countries and regions to strengthen local capacities.

In crises, where local capacities have been exceeded, we provide leadership, coordination, and information, and facilitate access to operational services.

Globally, the Logistics Cluster is a community of partners actively working to overcome logistics constraints, and to develop and share best practices and solutions.

16 Jun 2017 description

Up to 100,000 civilians trapped in West Mosul are being used as human shields by ISIS militants and are suffering from lack of food, water and fuel.

GENEVA – An estimated 100,000 civilians are effectively being held as human shields by ISIS fighters in West Mosul, where they are living in conditions of “penury and panic” without food, water or fuel, UNHCR’s representative in Iraq said on Friday.

The battle to capture Mosul, Iraq’s second city, began nine months ago, and has since displaced 862,000 men, women and children from their homes.

16 Jun 2017 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 31 May 2017, 60,228 persons arrived in Italy by sea. This is a 26% increase compared to sea arrivals in the same period last year (47,883). Trends in sea arrivals should be assessed over time, as fluctuations on a monthly basis may be linked to various factors, including weather and sea conditions or the situation in the countries of departure and origin. Geopolitical developments and the capacity of smugglers to organize departures may also affect sea arrivals.

16 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

415,986 Internally displaced Iraqis verified as being currently displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since military operations to retake the city began on 17 October 20161

530,000 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.

190,472 Individuals (39,407 households) impacted by military operations to retake Mosul since October 2016 are currently enrolled in ASSIST, UNHCR’s assistance tracking tool

3 million IDPs since January 20142

16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF has received only a quarter of funding required for children

AMMAN, 16 June 2017- UNICEF-supported programmes for over 9 million children inside Syria and neighbouring countries are on the verge of being cut off due to a critical US$220 million funding gap.

16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Highlights of the month:

  • Three new women's and girls' safe spaces opened in Egypt.

  • A client survey in Jordan produced positive results.

Syrian Arab Republic (from all channels):

  • 359,433 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians

  • 9,218 deliveries supported, including 3,504 C-section deliveries

  • 66,307 family planning services

  • 19,307 gender-based violence response services provided to Syrians

15 Jun 2017 description

European Refugee Crisis

The world is currently experiencing the highest levels of displacement on record. In Europe alone we are witnessing the largest refugee population since World War II.

Since 2015, ADRA has placed a priority on meeting the essential needs of refugee families and individuals in the European refugee crisis.

Why ADRA is Responding

15 Jun 2017 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent(IRCS) has distributed relief and food assistance to more than 950 families who have returned to their areas in Anbar Governorate. The IRCS teams have distributed more than 950 food parcels to the families who have returned to their areas in the (Stadium area, five kilos, Aljazira, camp 18, AlMuealimin, Albuaytha, Al-Tamim, and Al-Dubbat areas), and the number of beneficiary families has reached more than 950 families, this distribution came after conducting an assessment of the needs of the families who have returned to their areas in order to help them to meet their …

15 Jun 2017 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society(IRCS) has distributed cash amounts for the displaced families provided by German Red Cross at Karmawah and Qaimawah camps west of Duhok Governorate. The teams of the IRCS and German Red Cross in Duhok have distributed over the four-days cash amounts to 542 displaced family at Karmawah and Qaimawah camps and the number of the distributed amount has reached 139 million Iraqi dinars, the amounts have distributed according to the number of members of each family, the distributed amounts ranged between 125,000 dinars for each family consist of two members and …

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IRAQ

Gender-based violence, particularly sexual violence, is a widespread and alarming element of the crisis in Iraq.

A range of gender-based violence and other protection concerns for women and girls exist throughout the country. Priority GBV issues are: Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage, including Child Marriage, Sexual Violence, Harassment and Exploitation, ConflictRelated Sexual Violence.

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LIBYA

Operating in Libya remains hazardous and unpredictable due to multiple factors including presence of mines and explosive devices, threats of abductions and kidnapping of international personnel, proliferation of armed groups with no clear chain of command, and ongoing conflict and violence.
Following the Sirt military operation by government forces, ISIL lost control of large areas in Libya, yet it still maintains a few cells in different parts of the country, which poses serious threats to the international presence.

15 Jun 2017 description

IOM Iraq DTM has been monitoring displacement and return movements to and from the city of Mosul since military operations started on 17 October 2016. The operations to retake west Mosul city started on 19 February and displacement was recorded as of 25 February.