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23 Jun 2017 description

Situational overview: Security situation remained volatile, with increasing violence on the line of contact in Luhansk.

Protection concerns: MPs introduced new draft legislation regarding the status of the nongovernment controlled areas.

Assistance provided: In May, UNHCR provided non-food items (NFIs) and emergency shelter assistance to more than 10,100 people

Update On Achievements

Operational Context

16 Jun 2017 description

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have strong agricultural research systems

16 June 2017, Nanjing, China - With the clock ticking toward the 2030 deadline for meeting the international goals to eradicate hunger and poverty, Ministries of Agriculture in five of the world's most important emerging economies are well positioned to take a leading role in helping to achieve these objectives, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization said today.

16 Jun 2017 description

During today’s meeting of the Emergency Ministry Board Minister Vladimir Puchkov noted that a special commission was dispatched to supervise payment of compensations to the people affected by flooding in Stavropol Territory.

“A special working group of Emergency Ministry’s officials headed by a deputy minister was dispatched to Stavropol Territory yesterday and started working there,” the Minister said.

14 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission

The European Union and Ukraine held their annual Human Rights Dialogue on 13 June 2017 in Kyiv, the third time since the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. In the Association Agreement, the European Union and Ukraine express their mutual commitment to common values, in particular full respect for democratic principles, rule of law, good governance, human rights and fundamental freedoms.

30 May 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

The humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine remains difficult and continues to deteriorate. This is due to the fighting clashes, which began in April 2014 between militia-armed groups in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, and the forces and armed groups under the central government in Kiev.

30 May 2017 description

15 May 2017 – Dushanbe, Tajikistan

On 15 May 2017, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tajikistan handed over eleven vehicles to the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defenсe (CoES) under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan to strengthen their search and rescue capacity.

26 May 2017 description


293 Virologic monitoring of poliovirus type 2 after OPV2 withdrawal in April 2016: an important advance in eradicating poliomyelitis and eliminating live oral poliovirus vaccines worldwide, 2016–2017


293 Surveillance virologique des poliovirus de type 2 après le retrait du VPO2 en avril 2016: une avancée importante vers l’éradication de la poliomyélite et l’élimination des vaccins antipoliomyélitiques oraux vivants à l’échelle mondiale, 2016-2017

12 May 2017 description
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26,000 people
Reached through Shelter/NFI assistance from UNHCR and partners in 2017
7,500 people
received legal assistance from UNHCR partners in 2017
5,653 households
received coal or winter clothing through UNHCR’s 2016/2017 winterization programme


USD 37.7 million
required for 2017


09 May 2017 description

The Russian Federation has contributed US$ 2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of its core programmes and services, including education for over 500,000 children, quality primary health care for over 3.5 million patients and assistance for over 250,000 acutely vulnerable refugees.

08 May 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Since the beginning of the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine in 2014, nearly 10,000 people have been killed and another 22,420 have been wounded (as of February 2017). The conflict is in its fourth year and constitutes a protracted crisis. Thousands of people left their homes in Ukraine. From Donetsk and Lugansk regions, hundreds of thousands IDPs and refugees fled to the neighbouring regions of Ukraine and Russia as well as to other countries. The number of displaced people continues to increase.

27 Apr 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This document provides an overview of open-source-reported new laws or regulations affecting NGOs, and a summary of reported administrative decisions that affected their ability to operate. Links to the relevant Aid in Danger Monthly News Brief (in brackets in each sentence) provide further information.

27 Apr 2017 description


  • WFP together with UNDP organised a Partnerships Coordination Meeting to enhance synergies around humanitarian and development interventions of partners in Tavush Province. The event followed WFP’s initiative on a Framework of Cooperation in Tavush which mobilized USD 400,000 for school infrastructure development.

  • WFP launched CBT reaching 74 schools and 7500 primary school-age children in the Tavush Province

27 Apr 2017 description
report United Nations

26 April 2017 – The United Nations today commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which spewed radioactive material to an area stretching 155,000 square kilometres across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.

20 Apr 2017 description

In 2014, the ICRC started assisting refugees flowing out of the East of Ukraine into Russia due to the ongoing conflict. Many of those displaced had left behind their homes to start from scratch in new cities.

Some of these refugees settled down in the South of Russia. For the past three years, ICRC, together with local authorities and the local Russian Red Cross branches, offered assistance to those who were particularly vulnerable.