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2,200 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 2 June 2017)

1,282 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 2 June, including 104 vacant places in the process to be filled)

1,118 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 2 June) including:

•197 in Reception and Identification Centers •50 in protective custody

07 Jun 2017 description

1. Foreword by The Humanitarian Coordinator

As part of the Government of Pakistan (GoP) return plan that was started two years ago, 2016 witnessed a significant number of returns to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). By 31 December 2016, the Government of Pakistan and humanitarian partners facilitated the return of 117,395 families to Orakzai, Kurram, South Waziristan, North Waziristan, Khyber Agencies and Frontier Region Tank.

07 Jun 2017 description

LAHORE: “The government health facility is located at a distance and we were reluctant to go there. But we came here because this place is easily accessible”, says the mother of 10-month old Mashal Khan after getting routine immunization to the child at a specially organized health camp set up in Lahore’s old Victoria School.

“Since we were away to our ancestral home my child missed out on OPV drops in the last campaign and also did not receive measles vaccination, this camp has helped me catch up on those missed opportunities,” says the mother.

06 Jun 2017 description

Khan Mohmand, S. with Justino, P., Dowd, C., Scott-Villiers, P., Befani, B., Loureiro, M. and Shaw, J.
IDS Working Paper 487
Publisher IDS

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Highlights

1,888 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

5,839 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

66,961 total returns from Pakistan since 01 January 2017

145,740 total returns from Iran since 01 January 2017

84% of returnees from Pakistan (1,595 individuals) assisted

7% of returnees from Iran (416 individuals) assisted

Return from Pakistan

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HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Serbia continued to stabilise, with 6,618 counted on 4 June. 94% were accommodated in 18 governmental shelters.

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Countrywide Conflict Displacement

As of 4 June, a total of just under 118,300 people have fled their homes due to conflict since the beginning of the year. This is a 44 percent decrease compared to the same period in 2016 (170,954). Forced displacement has occurred in 29 of 34 provinces of the country.

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Situation Generale en mai 2017

Prevision jusqu'a'mi-juillet 2017

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Current major event

Resurgence of Cholera Outbreak in Yemen

The current cholera outbreak in Yemen, started in October 2016, showed a sign of decline in the first three months of the year. An upsurge of cases and deaths were recorded from 27 April 2017. As of 28 May 2017, a cumulative total of 88,849 suspected cholera cases including 657 associated deaths (CFR: 0.73%) were recorded from 261 districts in 19 governorates across the country since the beginning of the outbreak in 2016

Editorial note

05 Jun 2017 description

This publication shows how change works. It is a collection of 10 transformative development stories for development practitioners. It explains how the featured projects have yielded lasting, far-reaching results, and accelerated early progress on multiple Sustainable Development Goals. The interventions profiled here demonstrate how much can happen when commitment is sustained, and when governments, private sector, civil society and UNDP work together. Innovation, delivering at large-scale, and partnership are key elements of the successful projects in the publication.

05 Jun 2017 description

By Intikhab Hanif

LAHORE: Maximum temperatures set a new record in some Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cities as the persisting heat wave further intensified on Sunday, and the Met department said a westerly wave was fast approaching the country for a refreshing partial break in the harsh weather in the next three days.

Noorpurthal and Bhakkar recorded 52 degrees C maximum temperature, the highest in the country and the highest ever of their history as the heat wave appeared to be centered over south Punjab and adjoining Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 30 April 2017, there were 1,392 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1,108 in immigration detention on the mainland and 284 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 556 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 23,573 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

03 Jun 2017 description

Government has granted Rs. 166 million as flood and landslide relief to the affected districts to be utilized for the displaced people by 2nd June, Disaster Management Center (DMC) sources said. see chart

02 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN

Daniel Trilling

At its peak in the summer of 2016, the former Athens airport terminal at Elliniko was home to more than 3,000 refugees. A makeshift camp set up during Europe's refugee “crisis” the summer before, it is now home to fewer than 700 people, nearly all of them from Afghanistan.