Protection and Human Rights

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19 Apr 2015 description

OBJECTIF:

L’objectif principal est d’évaluer les besoins humanitaire des Personnes Déplacées Internes et retournés dans les villages et site des déplacés suite aux derniers mouvements de la population en Décembre 2014 et Janvier 2015.

CONTEXTE :

Suite aux attaques des éléments des milices ex-Séleka sur la population du village Goffo au mois de Décembre 2014, il y a eu des incendies des maisons sur les axes de passage, c’est ainsi que les populations des axes affectées se sont déplacés vers l’axe Bouca-Batangafo.

19 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • At least 149 refugee children* who fled from Yemen were registered by UNHCR and ONARS, the refugee government agency. The total number of registered refugees who fled from Yemen to Djibouti stands at 431. The prevalence of global acute malnutrition among under-5 is as high as 20.1 per cent.

18 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian presence alleviates suffering in communities affected by armed violence.

  • SRSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict visits Chocó.

  • Children face constraints to access education in Córdoba.

  • Displacement decreases, but violence against civilians persists in the first three months of the FARC-EP unilateral ceasefire.

18 Apr 2015 description

Highlights

  • Close to 3,000 families flee fighting in Ramadi

  • 4,500 families return to Al Alam Sub-District

  • UNESCO opens second KSA-funded secondary school

  • Shelter a priority concern in Kirkuk and Haditha districts

  • Washington pledges US$200 million in humanitarian aid to Iraq

18 Apr 2015 description

Highlights

  • The humanitarian community remains extremely concerned about the protection of civilians given reports of intense fighting, shelling and aerial bombardment of Idleb city and surrounding areas. There are unconfirmed reports of 1,500 people injured in the past week.

18 Apr 2015 description

Highlights:

  • Heavy airstrikes in Sa’ada over the last several days have exacerbated humanitarian needs. Thousands of people have reportedly fled after airstrikes hit private homes, markets, public buildings and other sites. Communications infrastructure has also been affected, complicating efforts to verify reports.

  • Heavy fighting continues to be reported in residential areas of Aden. Electricity and water outages are intensifying.

17 Apr 2015 description

Highlights

The Second Phase Harmonised Assessments Report is being finalised and will be released on 16 April.

Coinciding with the recent rains in Port Vila, we have seen an increase in numbers of individuals approaching the NDMO directly requesting tarpaulins. Shelter Cluster partners are expediting the distribution of remaining tarpaulin stocks through the area councils in Port Vila to help meet the outstanding needs. Key shelter messaging has also been provided through various channels to try and improve information flow to affected communities.

17 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

22,798 Identified unaccompanied minors Households provided with cash grants in year 2014

187,880 NFIs distributed since January

184 Shelters distributed since January

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • After a year of conflict, internal displacement continues to increase in Ukraine, with 1,228,090 people having fled the eastern part of the country, of whom 154,635 are children (Source: Ministry of Social Policy).

  • IDPs and other conflict-affected people in the east of the country continue to face hardship and a lack of access to social services. The general humanitarian situation remains deeply worrying.

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation of displaced people in North-East in numbers

• The Psychosocial Support Programme is operational in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa with 30 new centres having been established in Borno and Yobe. Training was carried out in Adamawa for 34 partners/stakeholders engaged in the Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism on grave violations of children’s rights.

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

PROTECTION
MARIAGE DES ENFANTS
ENGAGEMENT AU PLUS HAUT SOMMET DE L’ETAT
LE TCHAD S’ENGAGE POUR ZERO CAS DE MARIAGE DES ENFANTS D’ICI 2020

17 Apr 2015 description

KEY FIGURES

654,215 South Sudanese Refugees (total)

522,812 New arrivals (since 15 Dec. 2013)

131,403 Old caseload (before 15 Dec. 2013)

259,232 Refugees in South Sudan

1.5 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs)

17 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USD$ 28 million allocated from UN Central Emergency Fund to assist people affected by Boko Haram’s insurgency.

  • Boko Haram, insecurity exert misery in Cameroon’s Far North Region.

  • Millions of people in Ebola-affected countries risk serious food shortages during the June-August lean season.

  • Significant drop in EVD cases recorded in March.

17 Apr 2015 description

Canada is committed to ensuring the world’s poorest and most vulnerable children and youth have access to quality education

April 16, 2015 - Washington, D.C. - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

17 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government of Kenya calls for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp following terrorist attack in Garissa.

  • Fighting resumes in South Sudan as peace talks stall yet again.

  • Over 20,000 South Sudanese refugees received in neighbouring countries since February 2015.

  • Food security expected to deteriorate from April - June 2015 in most countries in the region.

  • More than 6,500 Burundian refugees flee tensions in Burundi ahead of June 2015 presidential elections.

17 Apr 2015 description
report World Vision

Far away from all forms of urbanization and complexities of city life, where the number of cars is limited compared to the number of goats and cows, is the rural village where Fatmeh, a 23-year-old volunteer with World Vision, lives.

“We have no chairs or sofas, I am sorry, apologizes Fatmeh while taking us inside, to the living room—a room with nothing but some pillows spread across the floor and a stove in the middle.

17 Apr 2015 description

(Amman, 17 avril 2015): Les Nations Unies et leurs partenaires humanitaires au Yémen ont demandé aujourd’hui à la communauté internationale une contribution urgente de 273,7 millions de dollars américains pour répondre aux besoins vitaux et de protection de plus de 7,5 millions de personnes touchées par l’intensification du conflit.

17 Apr 2015 description
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(Amman, 19 April 2015) - The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Yemen today called on the international community to urgently provide US$273.7 million to meet the life-saving and protection needs of 7.5 million people affected by the escalating conflict in Yemen.

17 Apr 2015 description
report World Bank

The Kurdistan region of Iraq is facing an economic and humanitarian crisis as a result of the influx of Syrian refugees which began in 2012 and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 2014. The region's population increased by 28 percent over a short period, placing strains on the local economy, host community, and access to public services. This book provides national and regional policy makers with a technical assessment of the impact and stabilization costs needed for 2015 associated with the influx of refugees and IDPs.