Protection and Human Rights

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23 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 The number of new arrivals from Syria to Jordan has significantly decreased since 25 September, with no entries through informal border crossings registered by UNHCR since 1 November. Between 3,000 and 4,000 Syrian refugees are reportedly camped at the berm near the border at Rukban and Hadalat in north-eastern Jordan. UNHCR continues to advocate with authorities for access to the territory.

22 Nov 2014 description

Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Saturday 11/22/2014 - 04:45 GMT

by Zakaria Choukrallah

In a back alley in the Moroccan capital, the small household repair shop opened by Moctar Toure since escaping conflict in his native Ivory Coast is doing a brisk business.

At the gates of Europe, Morocco has long been a transit point for migrants from sub-Saharan Africa looking to make the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean.

But tighter immigration controls and economic malaise in Europe have made the kingdom a destination in its own right for many.

22 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Authorities in Dohuk Governorate relocate internally displaced persons (IDPs) from over 100 schools to camps.

  • The lack of adequate shelter remains a primary concern for many displaced people due to winter weather.

  • The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) prompts new displacement from Salah ad Din.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

21 Nov 2014 description

Entre abril y octubre de 2014, se han presentado frecuentes enfrentamientos armados entre el Ejército y grupos armados no estatales en zona rural y urbana del municipio de San Calixto (Norte de Santander), en la región del Catatumbo. Las condiciones de seguridad en la zona, tras el evento más reciente -el día 5 de octubre-, limitaron el acceso de organizaciones del Equipo Humanitario Local (EHL) para realizar una evaluación MIRA para conocer las necesidades humanitarias de la población.

21 Nov 2014 description

**Flash Update No. 1 – Limitaciones a la movilidad en comunidades indígenas y afrocolombianas en Medio Atrato (Chocó) **

Desde el 18 de noviembre, las comunidades ubicadas en la cuenca del río Bebará, en zona rural de Medio Atrato (Chocó), han limitado su movilidad y actividades diarias por temor ante la presencia masiva de fuerza pública y el desarrollo de operativos militares que se adelantan en la zona para el rescate de un general, un suboficial y una funcionaria civil del Ejército, retenidos por las FARC-EP en zona rural de Quibdó desde el pasado 16 de noviembre.

21 Nov 2014 description

Following the December 2013 outbreak of violence, 1.8 million people have fled their homes . Many have crossed into neighboring countries (estimated 463,000 people have fled to neighboring countries of Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Sudan individuals). 1.4 million individuals remain internally displaced and most are seeking shelter in remote rural areas across the country. Displacement patterns remain fluid, driven by violence, access to emergency assistance and floods. There are currently 102,265 internally displaced persons (IDPs) sheltering in UN bases across South Sudan.

21 Nov 2014 description
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SITUATION OVERVIEW

Mali is still facing a complex humanitarian crisis. Despite continued progress in the political stabilization and in the restoration of the State authority and of administrative and public services in conflict-affected regions, the context remains marked by security incidents recorded in the North.

21 Nov 2014 description

(Pweto, northern Katanga, 20 November 2014): Three years after a cycle of violence started displacing and affecting the livelihoods of over half a million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s mineral-rich Katanga Province, there is an urgent need for greater attention on its humanitarian crisis, the United Nations’ top humanitarian official said today.

21 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Province Orientale: Raids and ambushes by suspected FRPI militia in South Irumu continue. In addition to extortion and looting house-hold goods, more than 100 rapes and 25 killings have been reported during the last 2 months. About 80,000 people are still in pendular displacement in the area. Government announcements of the surrender of a FPRI leader and his militia has led to hopes for an end to the violence and a demobilization in November. UNICEF is preparing to receive a large number of children as a part of this demobilization process.

21 Nov 2014 description

(Pweto, nord du Katanga, le 20 novembre 2014): Trois ans après qu’un cycle de violence ait déplacé plus d'un demi-million de personnes et affecté leurs moyens de subsistance , il y a un besoin urgent d'une plus grande attention sur la crise humanitaire qui affecte le Katanga, riche province minière de la République Démocratique du Congo, a déclaré aujourd’hui le responsable de l’action humanitaire en RDC.

21 Nov 2014 description
report United Nations

Executive Summary

Data are the lifeblood of decision-making and the raw material for accountability. Without high-quality data providing the right information on the right things at the right time; designing, monitoring and evaluating effective policies becomes almost impossible.

21 Nov 2014 description
report Enough Project

Report Exposes Mass-Scale Human Suffering in Nuba Mountains, Sudan

Researchers Detail Devastating Consequences of Sudan Government’s War on Civilians

November 20, 2014 (Washington DC) --- A new report published today by the Enough Project details widespread human suffering due to the Sudan government's three-year military campaign targeting civilians living in the Nuba Mountains.

21 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· According to the latest Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) report, dated 17 November 2014, the cumulative total of suspected, probable and confirmed cases of EVD in Liberia rose to 7,082. Nationally, between 10 and 20 laboratory-confirmed cases are being reported each day, which is a notable decline from the growth rate reported a week ago.

20 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

  • The security situation countrywide remains volatile. Ex-Seleka elements living in Bangui’s Beal camp threaten to detonate the site if their demands are not met.

  • An eruption of violence started on 5 November in Zémio, Haut Mbomou Province, an area affected by the LRA, but that had not been impacted by the crisis so far.

  • Fourteen cholera cases have been confirmed following a cholera outbreak on 1 November along the CAR-Cameroon border.

20 Nov 2014 description

Child Protection

Child protection is about keeping children safe from violence, exploitation and abuse. It is an issue in all countries, including here in Canada. Here we have strict laws, social services and specialist charities that are all in place to prevent and respond to child protection violations. Widespread child protection crises are thankfully relatively rare here.

20 Nov 2014 description

Estudio UNICEF y CEPAL presenta balance en materia de Derechos de la infancia en América Latina

En el 25 Aniversario de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño

20 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 193,922 individuals, comprising 191,359 individuals who entered through Gambella and 2,563 who entered through the Assosa region.

20 Nov 2014 description

Faits saillants

  • Quatre personnes tuées dans une attaque à l’arme blanche à Manzati, dans le Territoire de Beni

  • Environ 6 000 écoliers du primaire et secondaires au nord de Beni risquent de perdre l’année scolaire 2014-2015 en raison de l’insécurité

  • Plus de 6 000 personnes déplacées et autres vulnérables assistées en vivres, articles ménagers essentiels et en eau, hygiène et assainissement au nord de Beni.

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