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24 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· According to the CCCM cluster, there are 107,625 people displaced (refugees, returnees and IDPs) of whom 37% are not registered yet in the Lake region.

· Global acute malnutrition in displacement sites in the Lake region continue to be alarming. WFP screening data shared at the end of April show that among children under five screened in 8 displacement sites in the Lake region, an estimated 6% suffered from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and nearly 18% from Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM).

24 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • The protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO) is facing serious resource shortfalls. Food assistance for assets and food for training activities have been suspended because of limited funding. WFP requires immediate contributions to meet the needs of vulnerable people in Burundi.

  • The current political instability, economic decline and El Nino-related flooding continues to have a significant impact on humanitarian needs within the country.

24 May 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 39,962 Persons arrived at Yemeni coasts since January 2016

  • 4,165 Refugee families provided with cash assistance since January 2016

  • 1,283 Refugee children provided with child protection services since January 2016

  • 154,811 Persons provided with NFIs since January 2016

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

24 May 2016 description

The Zarqa Preparatory Girls’ School No. 1 has become “like a lighthouse for students and the community,” said Asma al-Diqis, the school’s principal.

Al-Diqis is the woman behind a number of initiatives at the school that promote a healthy lifestyle as part of H.M. Queen Rania’s Healthy Schools National Accreditation project, implemented in Jordanian schools by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education.

24 May 2016 description
infographic Save the Children

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

According to UNHCR 4,844,111 have now fled Syria. More than 1.7 million of them fled in 2013 alone. During the course of 2013, an average of more than 4,700 people fled every day. In 2014 more than 895,000 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 2,500 per day.

In 2015 more than 877,000 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 2,400 per day. Children now make up 52.6% of the refugee population, meaning there are an estimated 2,548,002 refugee children in the region.

OUR RESPONSE

24 May 2016 description
report Malteser

Compilation of Commitments for alignment by Malteser International on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Summit on the basis of Core Commitments to the 7 High Level Leaders’ Roundtables as well as samples of additional Commitments laid out in WHS-Commitment documents with references to these Roundtables and last but not least Commitments and equivalents “action areas” (charters, platforms etc.) laid out with the 15 Special Sessions.

23 May 2016 description

56% Of refugees in Uganda are under the age of eighteen

120,208 Refugees and asylum-seekers living in Adjumani Refugee Settlement, Uganda’s largest settlement

2% Of refugees in Uganda are elderly (over the age of 60)

25,873 Refugees and asylum-seekers have arrived in Uganda in the first two months of 2016

Solutions Outlook

23 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • The trend of Burundian new arrivals seeking safety, protection and assistance in Uganda continued to decrease this week. In Nakivale, a total of 35 new Burundian new arrivals were received at the settlement compared to 54 as previously reported. Of these 15 (all male) arrived through Katuna, 16 (11 Male and 5 Female) arrived through Mirama Hills and 4 (3 male and 1 Female) were received through Mutukula border. Majority of the new arrivals (21) walked to the reception centre while 14 were transported by AIRD from the borders.

22 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• In Syria UNICEF reached around 139,700 people in 31 hard to reach locations in April with life-saving interventions and critical services, as well as supplies for at least 94,000 beneficiaries in three of the 19 besieged areas.

22 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 28 April there were 3.3 million displaced individuals in Iraq, at least 47 percent of whom are children under 18 years old.

  • The influx of IDPs into Mahkmour district continued. With new arrivals the estimated number of total IDPs is 6,000 people. The number of IDP families also increased in Anbar Governorate, particularly in Al Wafaa and Kilo 18 transit sites in Ramadi District due to continued military operations in Heet and Kubaisa.

22 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• As of 09:00hrs on Sunday, 22 May 2016, Disaster Management Center (DMC) reports that 348,476 people had been affected by floods, landslides and heavy rain in 22 districts out of total 25 districts in the country.

• Eighty-two people had been reported dead with 118 people still missing, particularly following landslides that occurred on 17 May 2016 in Aranayaka, Kegalle district.

22 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have affected 340,150 people according to information from the Government of Sri Lanka Disaster Management Centre, 84 people are known to have died and 116 people are still missing.

  • As a result of the floods, 237,240 people have been displaced from their homes and have moved to 376 ‘safe locations’, including camps as well as schools, temples, community centres, with host families or in other temporary accommodation.

21 May 2016 description

Norway will provide NOK 208 million in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan in 2016, twice as much as in 2015. ‘There are still urgent humanitarian needs that are not being met. Eight million Afghans need protection and emergency assistance. Every single day so far this year almost a thousand people have had to flee their homes,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, who is visiting Kabul today.

21 May 2016 description

Depuis le début de l’année 2016, 5.369 personnes (soit 290 en moyenne par semaine) ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao.

Au 13 Mai 2016, la population totale de réfugiés s’élève à 56.805 personnes. 60,91% de la population totale du camp à moins de 18 ans, les femmes représentent 53,29%de la population totale du camp.

Avec une augmentation continuelle de la population du camps de Minawao, la capacité d’accueil du camp a atteint ses limites et crée de nouveaux besoins

20 May 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Mukabe-Kazadi accueille une troisième vague de déplacés en deux mois

  • La cantine scolaire, un stimulus pour les enfants vulnérables butés à des problèmes

  • Le secteur de l’éducation manque d’acteur à Pweto

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