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20 Feb 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 has risen to 652,690 as joint teams finalise assessments of those displaced last year. In 2017 so far, 15,445 individuals have been verified as displaced, with 18 out of 34 provinces recording some level of forced displacement.

17 Feb 2017 description

Families returned this week: 1,161

Families returned in 2017: 5,992

Families returned total: 236,160

Families remaining in displacement: 38,011

15 Feb 2017 description

PHPF Reserve Allocation to Support

Return Intention Survey & Information campaigns

13 Feb 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• A new NRC/ATR report to be released soon highlights that the humanitarian community in Afghanistan must do more to improve access and meet needs in hard to access areas if it is to uphold humanitarian principles.

• UNAMA’s 2016 Protection of Civilians report reveals that civilian casualties last year hit a record high; with more children than ever before recorded as affected.

• We speak to Basia Haidari, a female aid worker for IMC in Kunduz, who tells us about the importance of having female staff to reach vulnerable Afghan women.

10 Feb 2017 description

Families returned this week 1,460

Families returned in 2017 4,831

Families returned total* 234,999

Families remaining in displacement 69,172

08 Feb 2017 description
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The interactive map, found at https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/assessments/map, allows you to check if assessments have taken place in certain locations, if they are planned or ongoing and if something has already happened in a specific sector. The interactive global Assessment registry is built from assessments uploaded on humanitarianresponse.info by OCHA, the cluster leads and humanitarian partners. You can filter by country, cluster, organization and date.

07 Feb 2017 description
  • As of 31 January, United Nations Coordinated Appeals and Refugee Response Plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.5 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 93.5 million crisis-affected people in 33 countries. Needs and financial requirements have increased due the finalisation of five additional Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs). Seventeen HRPs have been published so far. Together the appeals are funded at $77.2 million, leaving a shortfall of $22.4 billion.

06 Feb 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 has risen to 646,698, as joint teams continue to finalise assessments of those displaced last year. In 2017 so far, 9,759 individuals have been verified as displaced. Around 68 per cent are located in hard to access areas.

03 Feb 2017 description

Families returned this week: 862

Families returned in 2017: 3,371

Families returned total: 233,539

Families remaining in displacement: 70,632

02 Feb 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA Afghanistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 13 to 29 January 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 12 February 2017.

Highlights

  • So far in 2017, 5,844 undocumented Afghans have returned from Pakistan, more than half (9,335) the total figure which arrived in the first quarter of 2016. No registered refugees from Pakistan were recorded in the last seven weeks as the winter pause in the repatriation programme continues.

31 Jan 2017 description
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CBPF CONTRIBUTIONS - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 31 Jan 2017.
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CBPF ALLOCATIONS - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 31 Jan 2017.
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CBPF Overview - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 31 Jan 2017.
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CBPF Project Summary - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 31 Jan 2017.
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CBPF VS HRP - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 31 Jan 2017.

CBPF Contributions

CBPFs allow governments and private donors alike to pool their contributions to support specific emergencies. They ensure that timely, coordinated and principled funding is available and prioritized at the local level by those who are closest to people in need. CBPFs increase predictability of funding and involve frontline responders, including national and local NGOs, in the planning and delivery of humanitarian response. The following are paid contributions and commitments made to CBPFs by year.

30 Jan 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 has risen to 636,503, as joint teams continue to finalise assessments of those displaced last year. In 2017 so far, 2,864 individuals have been verified as displaced. Around 42 per cent are located in hard to access areas.

27 Jan 2017 description

Families returned this week: 475

Families returned in 2017: 2,509

Families returned total* 232,677

Families remaining in displacement 71,494

23 Jan 2017 description

Country-Based Pooled Funds (CBPFs) enable humanitarian partners operating in countries affected by natural disasters and armed conflict to deliver timely and effective life-saving assistance to people who need it most. They allow Governments and private donors to pool their contributions to support specific emergencies.

HOW CBPFs WORK

21 Jan 2017 description

OVERVIEW

THE CRISIS

The continued deepening and geographic spread of the conflict has prompted a 13% increase in the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017, now 9.3 million. Unrelenting displacement and exposure to repetitive shocks continues to intensify humanitarian needs.

20 Jan 2017 description

Families returned this week: 994

Families remaining in displacement: 71,969

Families returned in 2017: 2,034

Families returned total*: 232,202

16 Jan 2017 description
  • Families returned this week: 1,648

  • Families returned in 2017: 1,040

  • Families returned total*: 228,324

  • Families remaining in displacement: 75,467

  • Total returned female-headed households*: 16%

    *since 16 March 2015

In the period from 30 December 2016 to 05 January 2017, 1,648 families returned to North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Kurram and Orakzai Agencies.