The Somali Regional State is the worst drought affected region in Ethiopia. The El Nino weather phenomenon in 2015/16 induced drought which a devastating impact on the lives and livelihoods of the people in the area. Since late 2016, the region has been further affected with a new Indian Ocean Dipole -induced drought.
This document seeks to provide clarification on the 2017 4Ws child protection activities with an aim to consolidate, strengthen and ensure Whole of Syria coherence. This guidance is consistent with the 2017 HRP child protection results framework and the broad child protection results outlined in the No Lost Generation initiative.
In February 2017, an estimated 18,700 persons were displaced in Mindanao. Of these, 7,695 persons were displaced due to armed conflict between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the New People’s Army (NPA) in the following municipalities: Laak (Compostela Valley province); Asuncion (Davao del Norte); Manay (Davao Oriental); Bansalan (Davao del Sur); Arakan (North Cotabato); and Alabel (Sarangani).
In addition, some 2,000 persons fled their homes due to a firefight between two local armed groups in Sultan sa Barongis municipality, Maguindanao province.
DISPLACEMENT OF 2 MILLION IDPs AMID CONTINUED RETURN MOVEMENTS
The Task Force for Population Movement (TFPM), co-led by IOM and UNHCR is a Technical Working Group of the Yemen Protection Cluster. The TFPM implements an information management tool that gathers data on the status and location of displaced persons across Yemen.