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22 Jun 2017 description

By: Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees | 21 June 2017
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: Pathways for a Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework for Refugees in Africa

Madam Chairperson,

Director of Political Affairs,

22 Jun 2017 description

KENYA, SOMALIA, ETHIOPIA, SOUTH SUDAN, UGANDA REGIONAL WASH GROUP FEBRUARY 2017

CONTEXT

22 Jun 2017 description
report UN News Service

21 juin 2017 – Un chiffre record de 141 millions de personnes dans 37 pays a besoin d'une aide humanitaire aujourd'hui, alors que les programmes d'intervention coordonnés par l'ONU ne sont financés qu'à hauteur de 25%, a déclaré mercredi le Bureau des Nations Unies pour la coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA).

21 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

488,500*
South Sudanese arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 31 May

1,908,658*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 May 2017 (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

272,925
Refugees in South Sudan (31 May)

2 million
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 230,482 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING

21 Jun 2017 description

Feature

Philippines

Affected areas Mindanao island (Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Misamis Oriental provinces)

Cause of displacement Disaster, Conflict

Figures As many as 182,000 new disaster displacements between 5 and 26 May; At least 100,000 new conflict displacements between 23 and 31 May

Context

21 Jun 2017 description

Already unprecedented food assistance needs grow further; risk of Famine persist

21 Jun 2017 description

(Geneva, 21 June 2017): A record 141 million people across 37 countries in the world need humanitarian assistance today while UN-coordinated response plans, aiming to help over 101 million of the most vulnerable, are only one-quarter funded.

21 Jun 2017 description

Avant-propos

Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence

21 Jun 2017 description
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Humanitarian Response Plans and Flash Appeals

21 Jun 2017 description

by Zoe Tabary

"He told me to make the bed, he gripped my throat so I couldn't scream, and then he hurt me," but when the 15-year-old told elders, they suggested marrying her rapist - her uncle

WAJIR, Kenya, June 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mariam Mohammed was 15 when her uncle raped her in the family hut in Wajir, northeastern Kenya.

"He told me to make the bed, he gripped my throat so I couldn't scream, and then he hurt me," she recalled, nervously drawing in the red sand with a twig while cradling a baby boy.

20 Jun 2017 description
report The Guardian

Theft of livestock turns more deadly as herders and raiders become desperate in drought-hit areas and a ragtag militia tries to restore order

On the run from the armed cattle rustlers of rural Kenya – in pictures

Jacob Kushner in Loruk

20 Jun 2017 description

All displaced people need some form of shelter, and circumstances dictate that in reality not much of it conforms to the typical picture of a tent or tarpaulin nor meets official standards. The types of shelter and settlement responses found, employed and created by, and created for, displaced people profoundly affect their experience of displacement. It should provide some protection from the elements and physical security for those who dwell in it, and the articles in this issue of FMR give a glimpse of just some of the many ways this is possible.

20 Jun 2017 description
report Kenya Red Cross

STEP 01
NEEDS AND CASH FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENT
• Response analysis
• Setting up of cash transfer values
• Risk assessment

STEP 02
DEVELOPMENT OF PLAN OF ACTION/PROPOSAL

STEP 03
IMPLEMENTATION

3.1 Response team selection and deployment

3.2 Selection, contracting and training of delivery mechanism (printing of vouchers if the voucher is the modality)

3.3 Sensitization of local authorities at county and sub county levels

20 Jun 2017 description

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie marked World Refugee Day 2017 visiting adolescent refugee girls in Nairobi.

Ms. Jolie met around 20 refugee girls, who are unaccompanied or separated from their parents and are now living in the Heshima Kenya Safe House and participating in a Girls’ Empowerment Programme.

20 Jun 2017 description

The grant will help strengthen services for children in Dadaab and Kakuma Refugee Camps

NAIROBI, Kenya, 20 June 2017 - The European Union has committed €800,000 for UNICEF’s humanitarian response programmes to help refugee children in Kenya. The funding will support humanitarian child protection and education services for children in Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee Camps.

20 Jun 2017 description

Rainfall

Somalia: The significant reduction of rainfall across Somalia in the first week of June marks a possible end to the Gu rainy season. The reduction of rainfall within the Juba and Shabelle River basins in Ethiopia and Somalia has led to decreasing river levels which are expected to stabilize in the coming week.