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22 Aug 2016 description

International Conference on Eritrean Studies held in Asmara

19 Aug 2016 description

741,288 refugees registered in the country

1,696 refugees newly registered in July

20,304 New arrivals registered since January 2016

13,159 Urban Eritrean refugees verified during the reporting period


  • The Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) is UNHCR’s main government counterpart with which close cooperation is maintained to ensure the protection of refugees.

16 Aug 2016 description

1. Introduction

A joint drought response monitoring mission was conducted from 14 – 20 May, 2016. The findings of the report are based on data and information gathered by the teams through interviews with local authorities, community representatives, key informants, community meetings, group discussions and direct observations in each location that was visited. The mission comprising UN and NGOs and led by OCHA and HADMA was divided into four teams, two from Bossaso and the other two from Garowe.

14 Aug 2016 description


Relocation of refugees and asylum seekers to Kakuma

14 Aug 2016 description


  • 13,889 Identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

  • 86
    Households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015

  • 1,288,598
    NFIs distributed since January 2015

  • 1,671
    Shelters distributed since January 2016

Population of Concern

Total of people of concern 560,134


USD 272,100,000 requested

12 Aug 2016 description

PRMN is a UNHCR-led trend analysis project that aims to monitor movements of displaced populations into and within Somalia. On behalf of UNHCR, NRC and 39 local partners in the field in Somalia (South Central regions, Puntland and Somaliland) are collecting data through interviews with refugee and IDP returnees, and with IDPs and host communities conducted at strategic locations along travel routes. Reports are verified and published by UNHCR to broaden insight into movement trends for analytical and programmatic purposes.

09 Aug 2016 description


La détérioration sécuritaire dans plusieurs territoires et le démantèlement forcé des camps/sites de déplacés a suscité de nouveaux mouvements de population ainsi que la destruction ou la perte massive des biens et services de base.

09 Aug 2016 description


Refugees currently hosted in Djibouti pending further physical verification exercises

Registered females.

Registered children and adolescents.


  • 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.

09 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Caroline Utz

UNICEF and partners are a step closer to building peace, Eran Nagan, of the Government of the Netherlands said at a high-level event on education and peacebuilding in New York.

02 Aug 2016 description

By: Jubba Land Refugee and Internally Displaced person’s agency (JRIA)

Executive summary

01 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • From January to June 2016, UNICEF provided humanitarian assistance to drought-affected populations in Somaliland and Puntland, as well as to communities affected by floods and the Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD)/cholera outbreak in central and southern regions.
31 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • As the drought persists for the ninth consecutive year and families’ vulnerability escalates in Djibouti, children continue to die of Malnutrition. Yemenis fleeing the war continue to enter the Djiboutian territory, although on a smaller scale.

  • The influx of El Niño displaced families from Ethiopia in the first quarter of 2016 heightened the humanitarian concerns. A measles outbreak occurred in Ali Sabieh and Dikhil regions with over 20 cases registered and three deaths.

29 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation Analysis of Children – A call for action to realize the rights of all Somali children

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 1 August 2016 – UNICEF, together with the Federal Government of Somalia, donors and partners, today launched the Situation Analysis of Children in Somalia 2016.

27 Jul 2016 description


Malala visit to Dadaab

 On 12th July, Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and an advocate for girls education visited Dadaab camps and celebrated her 19th birthday with refugees. During her visit, she interacted with girls in various locations in the camp, where she presided over various ceremonies including delivering speeches and handing over certificates to girls trained on leadership, life skills and resilience.

27 Jul 2016 description


 On 13 June, the Humanitarian Country Team adopted its strategy on the centrality of protection, underlining that protection of affected populations is the responsibility of all humanitarian actors.

 According to Yemeni refugees in Markazi camp, refugees return to Yemen only to attend urgent family matters. In general, refugees are fully aware that conditions in Yemen are not suitable for sustainable return.