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14 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Ministry of Health, Ninewa, Erbil and Dahuk Directorates of Health (DOH) in collaboration with WHO reached 332 178 children under the age of 5 years during a mass polio vaccination campaign carried out in Ninewa, Erbil and Dahuk governorates. The campaign targeted 331 510 children displaced from Mosul and living in IDP camps and host communities achieving more than 100% coverage.

14 Jun 2017 description
report UN News Service

13 juin 2017 – La réduction des menaces posées par les mines terrestres et d'autres restes explosifs de guerre est essentielle au succès des missions de maintien de la paix et des missions politiques spéciales des Nations Unies, ainsi qu'à la fourniture d'une assistance humanitaire, au retour des personnes déplacées et au développement durable, a déclaré mardi un haut responsable de l'ONU devant le Conseil de sécurité.

14 Jun 2017 description
report Kuwait News Agency

KUWAIT, June 13 (KUNA) ­­ Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) delivered on Tuesday its third batch of food aid to needy families in Iraq's southern Basra province.

Around 5,000 food baskets will be distributed to impoverished families in the Iraqi province all week long, said Kuwait's Consul General in Basra Yousef Al­Sabagh in a statement.

14 Jun 2017 description
  • 73,189 arrivals by sea in 2017

  • 1,108 dead/missing

published 09:00 CET 13 June

363,401 arrivals in 2016

14 Jun 2017 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has distributed cash amounts to all the displaced families at Nargizliya camp number 1 and 2 in Duhok governorate in collaboration with German Red Cross.

14 Jun 2017 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society(IRCS) have released a number of recommendations to the management of the camps as a result of Hasan Sham events. The IRCS has reported in a statement ”The camps administration must ensure the identity of the organizations which are working with the displaced inside the camps, and not to distribute any food or cooked materials before being examined by the health departments, and make sure that there are health permits for restaurants that equip the organizations with food materials”.

14 Jun 2017 description
report CARE

Emergency relief for hundreds of thousands displaced persons is urgently needed as temperatures of up to 50 degrees Celsius are expected in summer

13 Jun 2017 description

SECTOR HIGHLIGHTS

1 - Trainings on child protection principles, caring for child survivors of SGBV, child safeguarding, child protection in emergencies and child protection case management were delivered to both Child Protection stakeholders and other sectors encouraging the mainstreaming of the protection of children.

2 - Joint advocacy on child protection issues, including age assessments procedures and practices, was conducted.

13 Jun 2017 description

Baghdad, 13 June 2017: The World Health Organization in coordination with Erbil and Ninewa Directorates of Health (DOH), rapidly responded to suspected foodborne illness outbreak in Hassan Sham U2 camp by conducting an investigation with the aim to identify the source and cause of the outbreak, treat those ill as well as contain and prevent any spread.

13 Jun 2017 description

SECTOR HIGHLIGHTS

Between January and April 2017, frequent movements of the refugee and migrant population continued to be a challenge for children's access to formal and non-formal education. The population in temporary accommodation sites dropped from 51% to 34%, and the population residing in hotels and apartments increased from 36% to 57%. Accordingly, attendance fructuated, and there was a lack of coordination to ensure the continuity of education activities for those who moved to new sites and apartment schemes.

13 Jun 2017 description

SECTOR HIGHLIGHTS

  • The staff of Philos programme took place in the camps. Discussed and resolved issues about their duties, shifts, etc.

  • An SGBV protocol has been created from KEELPNO with the colaboration of the partners and shared with the HWG.

  • Trainings on SGBV took place on February, March and April.

  • A hunger strike protocol has been developed from KEELPNO.

13 Jun 2017 description

SECTOR HIGHLIGHTS

Asylum procedures: The PWG undertook an analyses regarding the recommendations of the Joint action Plan to implement the EU-Turkey Statement and its eventual impact on the asylum procedure. The Director of the Asylum Office was invited in the PWG and brief partners on the current asylum procedures, and the challenges.

13 Jun 2017 description

SECTOR HIGHLIGHTS

Shelter

Improvement of living conditions in sites was achieved in 2 islands with major ground/preparatory works in order to receive accommodation prefabricated housing units, over tents. This activity benefited approx. 2000 refugees and migrants.

13 Jun 2017 description

Introduction

Since tightening internal and external borders and signing the March 2016 EU-Turkey Agreement, European governments have heralded their success in reducing the number of refugees and other migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey. However, the same policies that have reduced migration flows have simultaneously driven protection concerns for those still on the move, who rely more heavily on people smugglers to reach their destinations undetected.