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27 Jun 2017 description
report Chatham House

Executive Summary

27 Jun 2017 description

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action:

This Operations Update no. 4 aims to report on the progress of the operation since the last Operations Update (published on 24 March 2017) for the period of 7 March and 10 June 2017, as well as to indicate the no-cost extension of the operation`s timeframe until 30 September 2017.

The extension of timeframe was decided based on the following factors:

27 Jun 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme

CARGO DISPATCHED 465 MT

VALUE OF GOODS DISPATCHED $ 1.89 million UDS

TOTAL SHIPMENTS 22

PARTNERS SERVED 8

UNHRD is a network of depots around the world (in Ghana, Italy, UAE, Malaysia, Panama, Spain) that procures, stores, manages and transports emergency items on behalf of the humanitarian community.

Since the beginnings of the response operations to the European Refugee Crisis, relief items and support equipment have been sent to Austria, Serbia, Greece, and Turkey.

26 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

INTRODUCTION

70 YEARS AND COUNTING

Seven decades ago, the world was recovering from a devastating world war. For millions of child survivors of that war, peace still encompassed a landscape of significant challenges and damaged futures. UNICEF was created to help those children – no matter who they were, no matter where they were from. The only thing that mattered for the nascent organization was achieving results for children in need.

22 Jun 2017 description

PI/2207

NEW YORK, 22 June (Office of Information and Communications Technology) — The United Nations announced today that Data for Democracy (D4D) has won the Unite Ideas Internal Displacement Event Tagging and Extraction Clustering Tool (#IDETECT) data challenge.

20 Jun 2017 description

Rome/Geneva, 20 June 2017 – A new digital platform launched on World Refugee Day (20 June) in Italy will put critical and relevant information in the hands of vulnerable migrants and refugees.

19 Jun 2017 description
report Internews Network

Information is a lifeline to those in the midst of difficult and confusing journeys.

Andrea Panico isn’t getting much sleep. He takes my call at 9.30pm and he still has a long night ahead of him. By day, the We World team leader in Ventimiglia, Italy is attending a crisis management course and most nights he is out in the streets of the town from late at night until the early hours of the morning – talking to refugees and migrants.

19 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

In 2016, UNICEF procured $3.519 billion in supplies and services for children in 147 countries and areas. Partnerships, competition, and strategic procurement delivered price reductions for vaccines and other supplies, that saved $588.2 million for governments and donors.

Throughout 2016, UNICEF’s focus on creating healthy markets for life-saving commodities yielded results in health, education, protection and social inclusion for every child. Supply is also a strategic activity towards achieving economic and environmental sustainability.

16 Jun 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Logistics Cluster enables global, regional and local actors to meet humanitarian needs.
Before crises, we work with the stakeholders in high-risk countries and regions to strengthen local capacities.

In crises, where local capacities have been exceeded, we provide leadership, coordination, and information, and facilitate access to operational services.

Globally, the Logistics Cluster is a community of partners actively working to overcome logistics constraints, and to develop and share best practices and solutions.

05 Jun 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme

CARGO DISPATCHED 465MT

VALUE OF GOODS DISPATCHED $ 1.89 million UDS

TOTAL SHIPMENTS 22

PARTNERS SERVED 8

UNHRD is a network of depots around the world (in Ghana, Italy, UAE, Malaysia, Panama, Spain) that procures, stores, manages and transports emergency items on behalf of the humanitarian community.

Since the beginnings of the response operations to the European Refugee Crisis, relief items and support equipment have been sent to Austria, Serbia, Greece, and Turkey.

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.

25 May 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

In accordance with the most recent International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities of the world-wide System of National Accounts (United Nations, International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities, Rev.4, New York, 2008. (http://unstats.org/unsd/cr/registry/), the Information and Communications Sector covers the following activities:

• Publishing;

23 May 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

26,160 People benefitted from alternatives to camps in UNHCR accommodation since the beginning of the programme

20,962 People benefitted from cash assistance through UNHCR and UNHCRfunded partners in February

19,314 UNHCR accommodation places currently active as alternatives to camps

1,581 Asylum-seekers transferred from the islands to improved accommodation on the mainland in state-run sites or UNHCR accommodation this month

22 May 2017 description

WFP’s supply chain manages the entire process of end-to-end planning, procuring and delivering food assistance. This covers safe and quality food, goods and transport, as well as shared supply chain services for WFP, its partners and the entire humanitarian community.

Supply Chain Facts & Figures

In 2016, WFP:

  • purchased 2.6 million metric tonnes (mt) of food, valued at US$1.36 billion from 93 countries

  • delivered 3.5 million mt of food to 74 countries, of which 2.2 million mt travelled by sea