Turkey + 1 otherEU's largest ever education in emergencies programme in Turkey reaches first refugee families
report — European Commission
The 'Conditional Cash Transfer for Education' project, which aims to encourage some 230,000 refugee children to attend school in Turkey by the end of 2017, receives €34 million in EU funding.
As the rainy season begins, thousands of people displaced by the fighting in Marawi are at risk of water-borne diseases because of limited access to basic water and sanitation facilities.
Credible reports indicate that more than 231 civilians attempting to flee western Mosul have been killed since 26 May, including at least 204 over three days last week alone.
In order for humanitarians to be accountable to the people they serve and ensure that aid is effective, community engagement should be an integral part of the response.
report — World Bank
The development of a triage and isolation facility in a hospital in Sinoe county by the World bank helped contain a meningococcal outbreak in May 2017.
report — Oxfam
Oxfam is calling for a massive aid effort and an immediate ceasefire to allow health and aid workers to tackle the outbreak.
Syrian American Medical Society, Médecins du Monde call for urgent protection of medical facilities in Dar'a
The current escalation in aerial and artillery attacks on Dara'a al-Balad, Al-Sad Road, and Dara'a Camp has had a devastating impact on civilians, the organizations say, calling for an end to the targeting of medical facilities.
Thousands displaced in Colombia's Chocó Province as armed groups dispute control of San Juan River
report — Human Rights Watch
In January and February, over 1,300 people were forced to leave their homes in Litoral de San Juan. HRW reports killings and other physical violence against Afro-Colombian and indigenous riverside communities.
Insecurity and restrictions on the delivery of humanitarian assistance have severely constrained access to the area. The last UN inter-agency aid convoy to reach Raqqa was in October 2013.
Although there was a minor decrease in conflict-related movements in March, nearly two million people still remain displaced from their homes in 21 governorates.
report — International Alert
The study noted that around three quarters of people who required mental healthcare did not receive it, mainly due to a high cost of mental healthcare and medicine.
report — Minority Rights Group
The report warns that if the concerns of minorities are not addressed, there will be a continuing and lasting legacy of inter-communal animosity in conflict affected areas.
report — World Health Organization
The new integrated approach calls for national programmes to be realigned so that public health workers can focus on the relevant vectors and thereby control all of the diseases they cause.
World + 1 otherAs natural disasters rise, countries call for action on resilient crisis recovery planning
report — World Bank
The third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3), which runs through 8 June in Brussels, aims for an effective framework for recovery before a disaster strikes.
This includes $60 million to assist more than 100,000 IDP families over the next 6 months with tailored protection support, tented shelter in camps, and basic household core relief items.
Lebanon + 2 othersCritical gaps in Lebanon and Jordan spell looming destitution and despair for Syrian refugee families
UNHCR said that without urgent additional funding, some 60,000 Syrian refugee families will be cut from monthly cash assistance programmes in Lebanon and Jordan as early as July.
The report shows the amount of aid allocated to education has been falling for six years in a row. Total amounts to the sector are now 4% lower than they were in 2010.
United Republic of Tanzania + 1 otherGovernment of Tanzania brings together ‘whole of society’ to implement landmark refugee reforms
Tanzania has volunteered to be a pilot country for the development of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF), a game-changing commitment from 193 States agreed at last year’s Summit on Refugees and Migrants.
Accessing parts of Unity, Jonglei, Upper Nile and Central Equatoria states continues to be challenging. Four Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) missions were recently postponed or cancelled due to insecurity.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)126