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22 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • UNICEF and other humanitarian actors in Syria have called on all parties to the conflict to lift sieges and allow unconditional and sustained UN access to deliver humanitarian assistance without removals or restrictions. In Syria, the first round multi-antigen routine vaccination campaign has reached 475,549 children under one from Damascus, and 410,396 children through cross border immunization.

22 Jun 2016 description
report European Commission

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 22 June 2016

The EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis launched new projects worth more than €200 million to support refugees who are fleeing the war in Syria and their overstretched host communities in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.

22 Jun 2016 description

Facts & Figures

  • 65 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide:

  • 21.3 million refugees,

  • 40.8 million internally displaced - 1.8 million seeking asylum.

  • Largest sources of refugees: Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, South Sudan , Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Key messages

  • The number of forcibly displaced people (refugees and internally displaced people) has continued to rise alarmingly in 2015 and 2016, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide.

21 Jun 2016 description

Checked against delivery

Mr. President,

Excellencies,

I wish to thank the President of the General Assembly for calling this meeting and taking this comprehensive approach to a briefing from the political, human rights and humanitarian perspectives and providing the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs the opportunity to brief on the humanitarian situation in Syria. I thank Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura for his detailed briefing and ASG Ivan Simonovic for his coming briefing on the human rights aspects.

21 Jun 2016 description

Highlights:

  • WFP's ShareTheMeal application, with campaigns currently focused on Syrian school children, allows users worldwide to contribute funds to WFP with a tap of their smartphones.

20 Jun 2016 description

New report highlights the devastating impact of explosive weapons on Syrians’ lives

London, 20th June 2016. To mark World Refugee Day, Handicap International is publishing Syria, A Mutilated Future, a new report highlighting the devastating impact of explosive weapons on Syrian refugees and internally displaced people.

20 Jun 2016 description

Conflict and instability have forced millions to flee their homes in the Middle East, with devastating consequences for children and their families. Alia Al Dalli, SOS Children’s Villages' International Director for the Middle East and North Africa Region, says that solutions to restore safety and stability for children are needed urgently, and strong partnerships are key.

19 Jun 2016 description

Over 11,500 education personnel have recieved training so far in 2016

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Jordan, during the month of April, 145,500 Syrian students accessed formal education in schools inside camp and host community settings. In Zaatari camp, two schools supported by the Kuwaiti government were inaugurated to enable out of school children to access formal education in the camp and to support the decongestion of classrooms.

19 Jun 2016 description

118,900 Syrian refugee households receiving core relief items in-kind

HIGHLIGHTS:

19 Jun 2016 description

Over 270,500 girls and boys participating in child protection or psychosocial support programmes

HIGHLIGHTS:

19 Jun 2016 description

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.

15 Jun 2016 description
report European Commission
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Press Release
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Communication from the Commission: Fourth Report on Relocation and Resettlement
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Annex: Relocations from Greece by 14 June
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Annex: Relocations from Italy by 14 June
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Annex: Resettlement State of Play as of 10 June

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 15 June 2016

Today, the Commission adopted its latest progress report on the EU's emergency relocation and resettlement schemes, assessing actions taken over the past month.

15 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Agile, resilient and sustainable supply chains for children

Improving accessibility, bridging financial gaps, generating savings and strengthening supply chains with governments

or 70 years, securing the health and wellbeing of children around the world has been at the heart of everything UNICEF says and does.

14 Jun 2016 description
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Highlights

  • Humanitarian assistance delivered to Darayya and Douma for the first time since 2012 and 2014 respectively.

  • Over 16,000 people displaced by fighting since 27 May in the northern Aleppo countryside

  • SDF offensive on ISIL-held areas of Menbij in eastern Aleppo countryside displaces more than 20,000 people and threatens to displace up to 216,000 people

  • Dozens killed and wounded in airstrikes on Idleb city, including damage to health facilities

14 Jun 2016 description

GINEBRA, 13 de junio de 2016 (ACNUR) - Debido a la multitud de conflictos y crisis que causan una cantidad record de desplazamientos alrededor del mundo, el reasentamiento ha asumido un papel cada vez más vital en los esfuerzos del ACNUR para encontrar soluciones y abogar por un reparto de responsabilidades más justo para los refugiados, de acuerdo con un informe emitido hoy en una reunión anual en Ginebra.

13 Jun 2016 description

Avec une multitude de conflits et de crises générant des déplacements de populations sans précédent à travers le monde, la réinstallation s’avère essentielle dans les efforts du HCR pour trouver des solutions et plaider pour un partage équitable des responsabilités dans l’aide aux réfugiés, peut-on lire dans un rapport publié aujourd’hui par le HCR.

13 Jun 2016 description

With a multitude of conflicts and crises causing record displacement around the world, resettlement has become an increasingly vital part of UNHCR’s efforts to find solutions and advocate for fairer responsibility-sharing for refugees, a UNHCR report released today at an annual meeting in Geneva says.

09 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

  • Syria: On 31 May, in response to the sudden influx of IDPs to Kafer Bhm (Homs), IOM provided 966 beneficiaries with hygiene kits and jerry cans. Furthermore, through its hub in Jordan, IOM provided transportation assistance to UNHCR, WFP, FAO, and UNICEF, managing eight convoys including trucks delivering humanitarian assistance to southern Syria.