- WFP Lebanon Country Brief May 2017
- Lebanon: Inter-Agency Coordination Health Dashboard Quarter 1 2017
- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin Lebanon Issue 27 | 1 February – 30 April 2017
Appeals & Funding
- Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020
- 3RP Regional Strategic Overview 2017-2018
- UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017-2018: Syrian refugees and other affected populations in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
Letter of transmittal
Letter dated 25 May 2017 from the Chair of the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East addressed to the Commissioner-General of the Agency
With the SlovakAid funds, Habitat for Humanity started renovating primary and secondary schools for local and refugee children in Lebanon. Almost 2500 children aged 6 to 18 will benefit from this work.
Investigate, Publish Results, and Punish Anyone Found Responsible
By Lara Cooper
Editor’s note: The post below was originally published by American Near East Refugee Aid. ANERA serves Palestinian refugees and poor communities in Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon, and is a partner of Direct Relief. The post appeared on ANERA’s site on July 13, 2017.
Throughout the world, prematurity is the leading cause of death in children under five. About one million babies die from preterm birth complications each year.
This report examines the gendered vulnerabilities and realities faced by Syrians in this time of war and displacement, and what these may mean for future peacebuilding. As the Syrian war enters its seventh year, we explore some of the main gendered impacts of the violent conflict – for those who remain in the country and those displaced. We also examine the gendered dynamics of recruitment into armed groups as well as engagement in these groups more broadly.
En réaction à la déclaration du Premier ministre libanais Saad Hariri annonçant une opération de sécurité imminente en périphérie de la ville d'Arsal, dans le nord-est du Liban, Lynn Maalouf, directrice des recherches pour le Moyen-Orient à Amnesty International, a déclaré :
Responding to a statement by Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announcing an imminent security operation in the outskirts of the town of Arsal, in northeast Lebanon, Lynn Maalouf, Middle-East Director of Research for Amnesty International said:
1,755.6 M required for 2017 - Includes USD 1,261,527,328 requested by UNHCR under the 3RP Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan in Response to the Syria Crisis 2017-2018
568.8 M contributions received, representing 32% of requirements
1, 186.8 M funding gap for the Syria Situation
All figures are displayed in USD
"Supporting the hopes of children and young people has never been more important"
BEIRUT, Lebanon, 18 July 2017 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and three time Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, met with Syrian and Lebanese youth in refugee settlements in Lebanon to mark World Youth Skills Day on Saturday 15 July.
“Supporting the hopes of children and young people has never been more important – Their future is our future” said Angelique Kidjo after speaking to Syrian and Lebanese children and young people in the Bekaa Valley.
Iraq - Since July 2016, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has assisted in person over 50,000 vulnerable migrants with family reunifications in Germany through its Family Assistance Programme (FAP).
The aim of FAP, which was initiated and funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, is to support family reunification applicants in Iraq, Turkey and Lebanon during the visa application process for Germany. At their offices, IOM helps them to correctly complete the forms and prepare their documents in order to reunite with close family members already granted asylum in Germany.
OUTCOME 5: Boys & girls at risk and survivors of violence, exploitation and abuse have access to an improved and equitable prevention & response
Output 5.2: Displaced and host community boys & girls at risk or survivors of violence have access to an integrated package of quality prevention and response services
NRC in 2016: our year in review
We assisted millions in 2016. It wasn’t easy.
The numbers were bleak. Nearly 66 million people were on the move, fleeing conflict and disaster. But we persevered.
In 2016, displacement figures topped the charts yet again. As the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) scaled up, our 2016 annual report details, we supported more than six million people throughout the year – improving 2015 achievements by nearly 27 per cent.
A balancing act