Food and Nutrition

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17 Jan 2017 description

OVERVIEW

THE CRISIS

The continued deepening and geographic spread of the conflict has prompted a 13% increase in the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017, now 9.3 million. Unrelenting displacement and exposure to repetitive shocks continues to intensify humanitarian needs.

17 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Around 7,300 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants seeking were counted in Serbia, of which 5,942 (i.e. 82%) were accommodated in 16 government shelters, many exceeding capacities (see below chart). Some 49% are from Afghanistan, 19% from Iraq, 10% each from Syria and Pakistan, 5% from Iran and 7% from other countries. 46% are children, 39% adult men and 15% adult women.

15 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The humanitarian community is seeking US$550 million to provide assistance to 5.7 million of the most vulnerable and marginalised Afghans in 2017.

• EMERGENCY’s new maternity center in Panjshir province will help tackle Afghanistan’s infant and maternal mortality rates, which remain among the highest in the world.

15 Jan 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA Afghanistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 30 December to 12 January 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 26 January 2017.

Highlights

  • In 2016, almost 620,000 undocumented returnees (249,832) and registered refugees (370,102) returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan. The overwhelming majority – 93% (577,454) – returned since July.

13 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict-induced displacement in 2016 surpassed UN projections

• Approximately 618,300 Afghans return from Pakistan in 2016

• UN reports that armed clashes increased by 23 percent compared to previous year

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

13 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • With more refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants seeking registration and shelter in harsh winter-weather, their overall count in Serbia increased to close to 7,400. Over 82% were accommodated in 16 government shelters, many exceeding capacities (see below chart). The rest stayed rough in Belgrade city centre or near the border with Hungary.

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

The South Asia region is prone to flooding, landslides, droughts and earthquakes, and faces a number of protracted conflicts and related internal and cross-border population displacement. By the end of March 2017, the refugee return crisis from Pakistan and Iran to Afghanistan – brought about by the obligatory or forced repatriation of Afghan refugees from both Pakistan and Iran to their country of origin – will affect an estimated 1.5 million people, 60 per cent of whom are children under 18.

11 Jan 2017 description

A total of 5.3 million people in FATA have been displaced since 2008, some of them multiple times.

Of these, 4.8 million have returned, with some 700,000 returning in 2016.

A multi-cluster assessment of IDPs and returnees was conducted in KP and FATA which confirmed the pressing needs for livelihoods and basic social service.

10 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • With more refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants seeking registration and shelter in harsh winter-weather their overall count in Serbia increased to 7,200. Close to 82% were accommodated in 16 government shelters, many exceeding capacities (see below chart). The rest stayed rough in Belgrade city centre or near the border with Hungary.

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total people in need: 9.3 million

Total children (<18) in need: 5 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 1.9 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 1.03 million

06 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoP repatriation program assists more than 224,100 families to return to FATA

  • More than 370,100 registered Afghan refugees depart Pakistan in 2016

  • USAID/FFP provides an additional $10 million for emergency food assistance to conflict-affected households

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

06 Jan 2017 description

Early season rainfall and snow accumulation have been well below average

KEY MESSAGES

05 Jan 2017 description

Highlights and Statistics
- Overall count of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants presently in Serbia stood at 7,000, with over 5,800 (i.e. 83%) accommodated in 16 governmental facilities (see chart), and the remainder sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

05 Jan 2017 description
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This website allows you to explore how different scenarios of global greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change could change the geography of food insecurity in developing and least-developed countries. By altering the levels of future global greenhouse gas emissions and/or the levels of adaptation, you can see how vulnerability to food insecurity changes over time, and compare and contrast these different future scenarios with each other and the present day.

04 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • Since January 2016, more than 614,225 undocumented returnees (244,125) and registered refugees (370,102) have returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan. Of these, 93% (571,747) have returned since July.1

  • In the last two weeks, no registered refugees have returned as the winter pause in UNHCR’s repatriation program takes full effect. Undocumented returns have also slowed, with 2,032 returning in the past week.

03 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • 1,671 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan between 25-31 December 2016, a 30% decrease from the previous week.

  • 7,732 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran between 25-31 December 2016, an 11% decrease from the previous week.

  • In total, 248,189 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan and 443,968 spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran in 2016.