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01 Jun 2017 description

As Europe faces its largest movement of refugees and migrants since World War II, the majority of refugees and migrants are reaching its borders by crossing the Mediterranean Sea. While the majority of refugees and migrants arrived in Europe by crossing the sea between Turkey and Greece in 2015 and early 2016, the main route is currently between Libya and Italy.

01 Jun 2017 description

African countries top list of neglected crises

Central African Republic tops the Norwegian Refugee Council´s yearly list of the world´s ten most neglected displacement crises, followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo.

“The international community has not only forgotten these crises, but has never really shown sufficient willingness to contribute to a solution. Many of the displaced people have fled their homes multiple times, and each time they get increasingly vulnerable,” said Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council Jan Egeland.

01 Jun 2017 description
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31 mai 2017 – Dix ans après sa création, la Force de police permanente des Nations Unies (SPC) continue de renforcer les opérations de maintien de la paix en offrant des capacités d'opérations immédiates et en renforçant les composantes de police avec un soutien, un conseil et une aide rapides.

« La Force de police permanente des Nations Unies est un outil essentiel du maintien de la paix de l'ONU à tous les niveaux, de la prévention des conflits au soutien à la paix », a souligné le Secrétaire général adjoint aux opérations de maintien de la paix, Jean-Pierre Lacroix.

31 May 2017 description

Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

June 2016: Rainy season prompts flash floods affecting over 96,960 people across thirteen states. SRCS participates in a damage and needs assessment, conducting distributions of relief items to 1,600 affected households.

31 May 2017 description
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31 May 2017 – Ten years on, the United Nations Standing Police Capacity (SPC) continues to bolster peacekeeping operations by providing immediate start-up capability and strengthening police components with timely support, advice and assistance.

31 May 2017 description

Le magazine du HCR Tchad est la vitrine des activités, décisions et politiques du gouvernement tchadien, du HCR et de leurs partenaires dans le cadre de la protection et de l’assistance des réfugiés et d’autres populations vulnérables. Il sera ainsi une plateforme pour un débat constructif entre tous les acteurs y compris les réfugiés et se fera l’écho des sujets relatifs aux populations relevant du mandat du HCR et de tous les acteurs œuvrant à trouver des solutions durables à leur situation.

31 May 2017 description
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Khartoum, 31 May 2017. The humanitarian community in Sudan launches today the MultiYear Humanitarian Strategy (MYHS) for 2017-2019 and the Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2017 to address humanitarian needs, using a multi-year approach aimed at working towards a sustainable reduction in needs and vulnerabilities.

31 May 2017 description

Khartoum (ICRC) – On 11 May, the Ministry of Interior and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) signed a memorandum of understanding to support the Ministry in training police forces in international humanitarian law and international human rights law. The ICRC will work with the police in updating its training curriculum, and will carry out training of trainers' modules.

31 May 2017 description

EL FASHER - Dispute settlement was the focus of a UNAMID-supported workshop for Sudan rural courts judges and officials that took place recently in El Fasher, North Darfur.

The three-day workshop involved more than 20 participants -- district and rural court judges, along with senior court staff -- from various localities in North Darfur. One of the key aims was to enhance the capacity of rural court judges to mediate inter-communal conflicts in their communities.

31 May 2017 description
  • 883.5 M required for 2017

  • 141.2 M contributions received, representing 16% of requirements

  • 742.4 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

31 May 2017 description
report Columbia University

MORE THAN HALF OF CONFLICT-AFFECTED GIRLS SURVEYED WERE VICTIMS OF PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL, OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE—OFTEN AT THE HANDS OF INTIMATE PARTNERS OR FAMILY MEMBER

31 May 2017 description

Summary of needs, targets & requirements

In 2017, an estimated 4.8 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. This represents a reduction of one million compared to 2016, attributed largely to a reduction in the number of people in need of food and livelihoods assistance compared to 2015, when the El Niño event impacted agricultural performance.

30 May 2017 description

Nairobi/Geneva, 30 May 2017 – Tens of thousands of South Sudanese women and children have crossed the border into Sudan since the beginning of the year, fleeing violence and the looming threat of famine.

This represents a dramatic spike in the movement of people across the border. Nearly 137,000 South Sudanese have crossed into Sudan since 1 January – already more than the 131,000 that arrived during 2016, according to UNHCR. Aid workers on the ground report that the vast majority of new arrivals are women and children.

30 May 2017 description

Introduction

This Supplementary Appeal outlines UNHCR’s expansion plans for the operation in Libya and presents funding requirements to meet the increased humanitarian and protection needs of conflict affected populations, both Libyan and non-Libyan.

30 May 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Patients with cholera, or 'acute watery diarrhoea', are reportedly being transferred to the capital of Sudan. The cases come from White Nile state, where the disease has taken-on epidemic proportions.

Information from doctor colleagues has led Dr Syed Ginat to believe that several hospitals in Khartoum have received cases of watery diarrhoea from White Nile state; in the military hospital, the academic hospital, Ibrahim Malik hospital, and Omdurman hospital.

30 May 2017 description

KABKABIYA – A reconciliation conference to resolve an impasse between local communities was held with UNAMID support in Kabkabiya, North Darfur on 24 May 2017.

The meeting aimed to resolve a dispute between a group of Nomads within the Sortony-Kube area and internally displaced persons (IDPs) at the Sortony gathering site that dates back to May 2016 and resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.

30 May 2017 description

SUDAN

The number of new South Sudanese refugees in 2017 so far (137,000) has surpassed the total for all of 2016, bringing the current total to 417,000. Malnutrition rates are high. In White Nile state, where there are 122,000 South Sudanese refugees, 40% of those in camps are food insecure. A cholera outbreak in the state since April has led to at least 2,750 suspected cases and 49 deaths.

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