Protection and Human Rights

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29 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • WASH Cluster partners’ results include 67,328 people, (including UNICEF contribution 54,864 people), with sufficient water of appropriate quality and quantity for drinking, cooking, and maintaining personal hygiene

  • The same 67, 328 people received sanitation and hygiene supplies (UNICEF contribution 37, 482 people)

29 May 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS - Since April 2015, UNHCR has been providing over 110 satellite phone call services to some of the South Sudanese displaced in the Protection of Civilian (POC) site in Wau (Western Bahr el Ghazal State) helping families restore contact with their relatives among four of South Sudan's ten states. These satellite calls help IDPs to talk with their families across conflict frontlines and to discover family members they thought were killed in the conflict. Each family is provided with a ten minute time slot, with UNHCR personnel supervising at both ends.

29 May 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Les besoins humanitaires se sont accentués dans la région à la suite des déplacements des populations des îles du Lac Tchad vers la terre ferme.

  • L’eau , l’hygiène et l’assainissement, la santé et les biens non alimentaires restent les besoins prioritaires identifiés à Bosso.

  • Le Directeur des opérations d e l’OCHA, M. John Ging, a effectué une visite dans la région de Diffa le 1 er mai.

29 May 2015 description

Highlights include:

  • 103,686 cases were treated and 31,707 patients were admitted in the hospitals

  • Heavy equipment to be pre-positioned in landslide-prone areas

  • Limited funding allocated for procuring urgent agricultural inputs for the planting seasons

29 May 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Oslo, May 29, 2015) – Thirty-seven countries on May 29, 2015, joined an international Safe Schools Declaration that commits them to protect education from attack.

29 May 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 28 May 2015, Kakuma had received 45,924 asylum seekers from South Sudan. As at 24 May, 183,839 refugees and asylum seekers had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese refugees making up 50.1% of the total camp population.

29 May 2015 description

UNHCR is deeply concerned about the desperate situation for thousands of people fleeing fighting in Ramadi who continue to face challenges reaching safe areas.

An estimated 85,000 people have fled the latest escalation of violence in Ramadi and surrounds since 15 May, according to our partner IOM. The vast majority of this latest wave of displaced – about 85 per cent – remain in Anbar governorate. All together, more than 180,000 people are estimated to have been displaced from the Ramadi area since hostilities began in early April.

29 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The past weeks of civil unrest, mainly in the capital, and ensuing response by the security forces have raised serious concerns regarding child rights violations. Continued presence of children in political demonstrations has led to another death of a child (making the confirmed total of child deaths 5), as well as injuries by gunfire and teargas.

  • On the Burundi side of the border there are 52 confirmed cholera cases in the province of Makamba and 10 suspected cases in the province of Rutana with in total 5 deaths.

29 May 2015 description
report Save the Children

A new Save the Children study has found that over sixty per cent of school-aged children in the Central African Republic (CAR) suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), having either witnessed or experienced extreme violence during the protracted conflict.

28 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· UNICEF and partners support over 148,350 South Sudanese refugees of which 88 per cent are women and children.

· The UNICEF/UNHCR/WFP report on the food security and nutrition situation showed a global acute malnutrition (GAM) rate of 20.3 per cent and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rate of 4.6 per cent among the South Sudan refugees.

· A total of 18,309 children (10,682 boys and 7,627 boys) children have been registered at 34 Child friendly spaces.

28 May 2015 description

Key Points

  • On 13 May, the IASC deactivated the Level 3/L3 Response, initially declared in December 2013. The mechanism aimed at scaling up the systemic response through surged capacities and strengthened humanitarian leadership, resulting in a doubling of humanitarian actors operating in country.

28 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· Nearly 101,500 IDPs and community members have been reached since 26 March with an integrated package of life saving and child protection messages.

· During the reporting period, 2,200 severely malnourished children were admitted to fixed and mobile outpatient therapeutic programmes (OTPs) in Amran, Hodeidah, Hajjah, Al Bayda, Ibb, Taiz, Al Jawf and Aden.

· Roughly 1,352,000 people in Sana’a, Dhamar and Amran have access to water through water schemes and wells.

28 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· As of 26 May, 14,240 families (approximately 86,000 individuals) fled Ramadi during the second wave of displacement starting 14 May, in response to the repeated advance of ISIL. Of these, roughly 74 per cent are displaced within Anbar Governorate.

· In total, over 180,000 people have fled Ramadi District since 8 April, when ISIL attacks and military operations escalated, and are displaced across 15 governorates.

28 May 2015 description

Highlights

• Approximately 45,000 Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) are recorded with UNRWA in Lebanon (12,700 families).

• Due to a shortfall in funding, UNRWA will be forced to significantly reduce cash assistance in the coming months.

• PRS in Lebanon are becoming increasingly vulnerable, with UNRWA cash assistance representing the main source of income for 95 per cent of PRS in Lebanon.

28 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· UNICEF Syria participated this month in inter-agency cross-line convoys which provided humanitarian assistance to hard-to-reach locations delivering health, nutrition, WASH and education supplies to an estimated 125,575 beneficiaries.

· In Lebanon, UNICEF supported the enrolment of 67,490 Syrian refugee children and 11,600 vulnerable Lebanese children in formal public schools.

28 May 2015 description

Destacado

  • Más de 350 personas continúan desplazadas desde el 22 de mayo en la cabecera municipal de Guapi (Cauca), tras operativos militares que se presentaron en zona rural del municipio.

  • Por lo menos 500 familias de nueve comunidades de la zona del Alto Guapi, han limitado su movilidad y suspendido sus actividades diarias por el temor a la continuidad de operativos de la Fuerza Pública contra las FARC-EP.

  • La progresiva llegada de personas desplazadas al casco urbano de Guapi, ha dificultado la toma de declaraciones.

28 May 2015 description

Principaux defis par secteurs

WASH

  • Accès à l'eau : standard non atteint
    Déficit Eau (gap) : 386 m3

  • Assainissement : Le rythme de construction des infrastructures d’assainissement ne suit pas l’augmentation de la population

  • Pénurie de bois sur le marché local pour la construction des latrines/douches

Réponses

  • UNHCR : Construction en cours de 10 forages dans les villages hôtes autour du camp de Minawao

28 May 2015 description

Ce rapport est le résultat de la compilation d’informations recueillies sur le terrain par les points focaux qui travaillent directement avec l’équipe IRC en collaboration avec l’équipe ANDDH et des CAC. Il donne également un aperçu sur les activités hebdomadaires en cours dans la région de Diffa.

Les points généraux

La situation sécuritaire dans la région de Diffa reste calme mais préoccupante ces derniers jours. Le contrôle des véhicules au delà des heures décrétées (20h) continue également.