- WFP Jordan Situation Report #13, 28 Sep 2016
- UNHCR - Jordan Refugee Response - Sector Performance Survey - August 2016
- USG for Humanitarian Affairs and ERC Stephen O’Brien remarks to the press, Amman, Jordan, 2 Sep 2016
Appeals & Funding
- Jordan Response Plan for the Syria Crisis 2016-2018
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016: Syrian refugees and other affected populations in Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey
- UNHCR: 2016 3RP Plan in Jordan
- Jordan Response Plan 2015 Financial Tracking
- Emergency Response Fund (ERF) in 2016 PDF XLS
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 16-22 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extremely drug-resistant TB.
The Council agreed on the way forward on partnership priorities and compacts with Jordan for the period 2016-2018 and with Lebanon for the period 2016-2020. The partnership priorities will guide the EU's bilateral relations with the two countries. The compacts are the framework through which the mutual commitments made at the London Conference on "Supporting Syria and The Region Conference" (February 2016) are translated into actions.
The ETC was activated in Syria on 14 January 2013 to provide common telecommunications services to the humanitarian community responding to the crisis both within Syria, and in surrounding countries. Lack of access, insecurity and governmental restrictions complicate efforts to expand ETC services.
BRUSSELS, 20 October, 2016 - “This week’s meeting of the European Council in Brussels is a perfect opportunity for Europe to begin putting in place specific and measurable actions to address the needs of vulnerable refugee and migrant children.
- The European Council took stock of the latest developments concerning the EU's comprehensive migration policy, highlighting the importance of implementation. The debate focused in particular on the external dimension.
Protecting the external borders
IN 2015, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER’S GLOBAL NETWORK SERVED 14.9 MILLION PEOPLE IN 47 COUNTRIES.
European Commission - Press release
Managing migration effectively: Commission reports on progress in the implementation of the Partnership Framework with third countries
Brussels, 18 October 2016
The Commission presents today its first progress Report on implementing the Partnership Frameworks with third countries: the EU's new approach to more effectively managing migration jointly with countries of origin and transit is starting to yield results.
RIYADH – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a contribution of US$6 million from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) to support displaced Syrians inside their country as well as Syrian refugees in Jordan.
Vice President and Managing Director of the Saudi Fund for Development Youssif bin Ibrahim Al Bassam, and Representative and Director of Gulf Office Abdallah Al-Wardat signed the agreements at a ceremony in Riyadh today.
- 4.8 million Refugees in the Region
- 1.7 million Assisted in August
- 1.6 million Assisted in September
This map illustrates shelters in the area of the Hadalat crossing on the Syrian-Jordanian border.
These dashboards reflect the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 200 partners, including governments, UN Agencies, and NGOs, involved in the 3RP response in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Achievements are cumulative from the start of 2016, while targets are based on full funding of the 3RP and an expected 4.69 million refugees by end-2016.
In Jordan, as of 30 July, a total of 119 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported in Azraq since April (3 cases in April, 12 cases in May, 39 cases in June and 65 cases in July.
An increase in the number of residents was registered in Arbat Camp in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, with a current estimated population of 6,968 people.
Regular WASH activities continued, including daily household level water supply at an increased average of 70 litres/person/day. Two water testing bacteriological and chemical exercises were conducted showing good results.
HIGHLIGHTS: In Lebanon, Shelter partners are continuing to assist vulnerable families living in substandard buildings through rehabilitation activities. In preparation for the upcoming winter season, shelter partners are finalizing the needs assessment in informal settlements where vulnerable families will be assisted through distribution of various weatherproofing kits.
Almost 140,000 households have received unconditional, sector-specific or emergency cash assistance this year
Over 80% of regional targets to support health facilities and staff have been met by 3RP partners
In Jordan, following the establishment of the national Child Labour Task Force in recent months, a similar task force was established by Child Protection actors in Zaatari Camp. Member organisations will prepare Terms of Reference and a new action plan, setting out specific objectives for this time-bound task force.
On the national level, Relief International will lead a mapping effort for services to address child labour will be undertaken.