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04 May 2016 description

Since the beginning of 2016, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching over 778,000 civilians in besieged, hard-to-reach and other priority crossline locations with dire humanitarian needs. Many of these people were reached more than once. A total of 40 UN inter-agency convoys have been undertaken, reaching nearly 666,000 people. UNRWA has also delivered 23 convoys with multi-sectoral assistance to 19,000 people in YBB*, including thousands of residents in and from Yarmouk.

03 May 2016 description
  • As of 30 April, global funding requirements to meet the needs of 89 million people across 39 countries through humanitarian response plans and appeals for 2016 amount to over US$20.3 billion. About $3.8 billion in funding has been received so far, leaving a shortfall of $16.5 billion. With the emergence of new humanitarian crises, global financial requirements have increased by around 2 per cent in the first trimester of the year.

29 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • Fighting in Aleppo increases while relative calm continues to prevail in several parts of Syria

  • More than 40,000 displaced along Turkish/Syrian border

  • Conditions inside Yamouk Camp worsen

  • Further progress made in reaching hard-to-reach and besieged locations

  • Scoping mission to Darayya, undertaken; thousands of civilians in need

  • Evacuations for 515 people undertaken under Four Towns Agreement

Situation Overview

28 Apr 2016 description

Since the beginning of 2016, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching over 778,000 civilians in besieged, hard-to-reach and other priority cross-line locations with dire humanitarian needs. Many of these people were reached more than once. A total of 36 UN inter-agency convoys have been undertaken, reaching nearly 660,000 people. UNRWA has also delivered 21 convoys with multi-sectoral assistance to 19,000 people in YBB*, including thousands of residents in and from Yarmouk.

25 Apr 2016 description

Activities
Beneficiaries numbers reported are for February 2016 only.
CCCM cluster has tracked total of 757,068 IDPs in and out of camps in February 2016. Moreover, CCCM has coordinated the provision of lifesaving multi-sectoral response to 243,498 IDPs living in 143 informal settlements in February 2016.

21 Apr 2016 description

Since the beginning of 2016, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching nearly 561,000 civilians in besieged, hard-to-reach and other priority cross-line locations with dire humanitarian needs. Many of these people were reached more than once. A total of 33 UN inter-agency convoys have been undertaken, reaching nearly 477,000 people. UNRWA has also delivered 21 convoys with multi-sectoral assistance to 19,000 people in YBB*, including thousands of residents in and from Yarmouk.

15 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • ISIL launches concerted counter offensive on several towns and villages east of Azaz town, displacing thousands and putting IDP camps at great risk.

  • To date, approximately 21,000–23,000 IDPs from camps, residential areas and settlements have fled clashes between NSAGs and ISIL, towards Azaz town in search of safety.

Situation Overview

14 Apr 2016 description

Since the beginning of 2016, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching nearly 451,000 civilians in besieged, hard-to-reach and other priority cross-line locations with dire humanitarian needs. A total of 47 UN inter-agency convoys have been undertaken, reaching nearly 427,000 people. Many of these people were reached more than once. UNRWA has also delivered 18 convoys with multi-sectoral assistance to 19,000 people in YBB*, including thousands of residents in and from Yarmouk.

12 Apr 2016 description

I. Rationale

This allocation paper is issued by the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC), in consultation with the Advisory Board of the Jordan Humanitarian Fund (JHF), to set the funding priorities for this call.

This allocation paper also provides strategic direction and guidance for the allocation process for this call.

II. Donor Contributions

Based on donors’ commitments, a total figure of US $5 million will be allocated to this call.

The ceiling for any project is a maximum of US $400,000.

12 Apr 2016 description

CHANGES IN CONTEXT

The humanitarian situation continued to worsen over the course of 2015, due to sustained and intensifying conflict, particularly in Aleppo, Idleb, Hama, Dar’a, Homs, Hassakeh, Raqqa, Rural Damascus, Lattakia and Deir Ez Zor governorates. This is impacting the civilian population, leading to unprecedented levels of humanitarian and protection needs. These needs are projected to grow as the conflict endures.

11 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • Relative calm during the reporting period in several parts of the country has enabled a positive trend in overall access to people in need, even as outbreaks of violence in some locations have resulted in further displacement of local civilian populations.

11 Apr 2016 description
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The humanitarian crisis in Iraq is one of the largest and most complex in the world, impacting nearly one-third of the population. Ten million Iraqis, including 3.4 million people who have been displaced since January 2014, currently require some form of humanitarian assistance. Despite operating in one of the most dangerous environments in the world, the UN and its 180 humanitarian partners are reaching more than 2 million Iraqis every month with aid. Food security partners provide help to an average of 1.6 million people each month.

10 Apr 2016 description
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The Jordan Humanitarian Fund (JHF) mobilizes and channels resources to humanitarian partners to respond to urgent needs for Syrian refugees in Jordan, as well as vulnerable Jordanians affected by the Syrian crisis. The fund operates within the frame of the Jordan Response Plan and the UNSC resolutions 2165, 2191 and 2258.

To date the Fund has allocated US $12.08 Million to a total of 39 projects in host communities and camps, of which eight projects support the needs of vulnerable Syrians in Southern Syria.