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27 Apr 2016 description
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KEY FIGURES

2,755,916 Internally displace persons

267,874 Registered refugees as of 31 March

11,628 Registered asylum seekers as of 31 March

28,717 New arrivals to Yemen since the beginning of 2016

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT

Yemen is a historic transit hub for mixed migratory movements of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants from the Horn of Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond.

27 Apr 2016 description

CONTEXT AND NEEDS

Overall

Yemen is considered as a transit and destination country for migrants and refugees due to its long coastline and proximity to the Horn of Africa. Yemen is a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol, and has granted prima facie refugee status to Somalis arriving in the country since the outbreak of hostilities in Somalia. UNHCR undertakes RSD for all other nationalities except for Syrians, who are granted status under a temporary protection scheme.

27 Apr 2016 description

Humanitarian situation

Key messages

  • The number of forcibly displaced people (refugees and internally displaced people) has continued to rise alarmingly in 2015 and 2016, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide.

25 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· With thanks to the funds received from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), UNICEF was able to scale-up its WASH response in drought affected areas of Puntland and Somaliland. Provision of safe water through vouchers is ongoing and 10 boreholes have been rehabilitated to date. In addition, 5,500 hygiene kits benefitting 33,000 people have been distributed to support safe hygiene practices and water treatment at household level.

25 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • Severe drought exacerbated by El Niño conditions persists in parts of Puntland and Somaliland affecting 385,000 poor households. A further 1.3 million people are at risk of slipping into acute food insecurity if they do not receive assistance.

  • WFP is providing relief support through cash-based transfers to 10,000 drought affected families in Somaliland and an additional 100,000 people in Puntland through the next three months.

25 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • The protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO) requires new contributions urgently to avert possible pipeline breaks. WFP has prioritized general distributions and nutrition interventions for the refugees, to stretch available food stocks.

  • For the school feeding programme under the development operation, new contributions are required soon for WFP to deliver food before the beginning of the new school year, which starts in September.

20 Apr 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

6,510
Refugees registered since the outbreak of the crisis

2,679
Registered females.

2,433
Registered children and adolescents.

PRIORITIES

  • Ensure protection of refugees and asylum seekers and provide assistance.

  • Provide documents to refugees.

  • Work with the government to ensure access to territory and freedom of movement.

  • Continue to develop the infrastructure at Markazi camp.

19 Apr 2016 description

Syria: In recent weeks, clashes between Islamic State and other non-government forces over the border area between Turkey and Syria have intensified. IDPs in camps located along the border are at risk: over 35,000 have fled the area since 14 April and are in need of protection. Additional displacement is likely.

18 Apr 2016 description

Highlights - 31,798 arrivals from Yemen since 27 March 2015 - 12,474 refugee returnees from Kenya since 8 December 2014 - 131,762 evictions in Mogadishu since January 2015 - 415,808 new displacements since January 2015

12 Apr 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

2,871,050
People affected by the conflict (in Yemen and adjacent countries), including refugees and internally displaced persons prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

2,430,178
Persons internally displaced prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

173,197
Arrivals to Djibouti, Ethiopia Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Sudan mainly by sea or overland since late March 2015.

12 Apr 2016 description

Iraq: The humanitarian situation in besieged Fallujah continues to deteriorate. Supply lines have been cut off since December, when government forces surrounded the city. Islamic State is reportedly preventing people from leaving. Prices of basic food stuffs are 500% above December prices for the third consecutive month. Acute shortages of food, medicine and fuel, as well as cases of starvation and suicide, have been reported.

08 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

735,165
Total number of refugees

38,995
Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

49.7%
Percentage of women and girls

56.7%
Percentage of Children

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08 Apr 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

7,002
Refugees registered since the outbreak of the crisis

2,945
Registered females.

2,633
Registered children and adolescents.

PRIORITIES

  • Ensure protection of refugees and asylum seekers and provide assistance.

  • Provide documents to refugees.

  • Work with the government to ensure access to territory and freedom of movement.

  • Continue to develop the infrastructure at Markazi camp.

08 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

14,903 Identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children Households provided with cash grants since 1st January2016

1,288,598 NFIs distributed since January 2015

2,931 Shelters distributed since January 2015

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

06 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Parts of Puntland and Somaliland continue to experience severe drought conditions. An estimated 385,000 people face acute food insecurity and are in dire need of assistance, while another 1.3 million are at risk of slipping into acute food insecurity. UNICEF is working with WFP on an integrated response to halt the deteriorating food security and malnutrition situation in the drought affected areas.

05 Apr 2016 description
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Communiqué de presse
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Fiche d’information sur l’éducation dans les situations d’urgence

La Commission européenne a annoncé aujourd’hui un train de mesures d’aide humanitaire d’un montant de 52 millions d’euros, visant spécifiquement la réalisation, en 2016, de projets éducatifs en faveur d’enfants en situation d’urgence.

05 Apr 2016 description

Snapshot 31 March–5 April 2016

Syria: The most serious violation of the cessation of hostilities occurred on 2 April around Aleppo, when fighting broke out between government forces and non-government forces. In addition, eight of 18 besieged areas were not reached by humanitarian assistance in February and March, including around 250,000 people in Darayya and Eastern Ghouta in Rural Damascus.

05 Apr 2016 description
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Press Release
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Q&A - EU supports education for children in emergencies
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Factsheet on Education in Emergencies

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 5 April 2016

EU quadruples its humanitarian financing to education in emergencies worldwide.