- 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
Speech given by Mr Peter Maurer President of the ICRC, Address to the Council of Europe, 26 October 2016, Strasbourg, France
About this document
This document was developed by the Disability Task Force (DTF) as technical guidance for humanitarian organisations providing services for refugees and vulnerable host populations with disabilities in camp and non-camp settings in Jordan.
It highlights areas of intervention necessary for a holistic scope of specialized health and education services, which the DTF will use to identify gaps in order to improve the quality and coverage of specialised disability services in the humanitarian response in Jordan.
by Gizem Sucuoglu
Displaced people are occupying an increasingly central role on the world stage. Conflict and persecution have led to the highest number of refugees, internally displaced persons, and asylum seekers ever recorded. Moreover, approximately two-thirds of refugees are trapped in protracted exile, lasting five years or longer.
• After a short-lived cessation of hostilities in Syria in September, Aleppo has witnessed an unprecedented level of violence, particularly in the East of the city, where scores of civilians were killed and infrastructure, including water and health facilities, were repeatedly attacked. East Aleppo has not received UN humanitarian aid since early July.
With neighbouring countries feeling the strain of the refugee crisis, Filippo Grandi says more Syrians may become trapped within their country’s borders.
By: Charlie Dunmore
AMMAN, Jordan – With no end in sight to the fighting in Syria, displacement inside the country is likely to rise even further as people increasingly find themselves trapped within the war-torn nation’s borders, the UN refugee chief said today.
This map illustrates shelters in the area of the Rukban border crossing on the Syrian-Jordanian border. Using a satellite image collected by the WorldView-1 satellite on 22 October 2016, UNOSAT located 7,116 probable shelters along the Jordanian side of the border, 25 kilometers southwest of the Al Waleed crossing. This is a 14 percent decrease in apparent shelters visible compared to the previous UNOSAT analysis done using an image collected 02 September 2016.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo allocates an additional 4 million euro in humanitarian aid for the hosting of Syrian war refugees in Jordan. He announced this today during a humanitarian working visit to Jordan. Deputy Prime Minister De Croo, together with HM Queen Mathilde, visited a refugee camp and a UNICEF project that focusses on education for the most vulnerable refugee children.
24 October 2016, Amman | Today, on World Polio Day, polio eradication partners celebrate the successes of the programme to date and rally for the additional support needed to wipe out the disease for good. In the Middle East, polio partners WHO and UNICEF acknowledge the hard work done to keep the region polio free, but urge all countries to maintain vigilance and to guard against the virus being re-introduced.
Humanitarian situation in eastern Aleppo continues to deteriorate
Medical care for civilians in eastern Aleppo a major priority
Attacks on hospitals and other civilian infrastructure continue across Syria
Access to water and electricity marginally improved in Aleppo
Airstrikes continue in eastern Aleppo, while mortars hit the west of the city
Discussions ongoing to resume aid delivery to Al Rukban settlement
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.