Protection and Human Rights

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24 Mar 2017 description
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  • On 23 March, explosions at a military warehouse in Balakliia caused at least two civilian casualties (one fatality) and damage to civilian infrastructure and residential buildings within 10 km of the site. Detonations are expected to continue for up to a week.

  • The State Emergency Services and volunteers supported evacuation of more than 20,000 people who left the area to other villages in Kharkivska oblast. Some people already started to return.

24 Mar 2017 description
report Caritas

Mweka, le 24 mars 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : 170.678 Personnes Déplacées Internes « PDI » attendent toujours l’aide humanitaire d’urgence dans les trois Provinces concernées par la crise suscitée par les affrontements entre l’armée nationale (FARDC) et les hommes du Chef coutumier « Kamuina Nsapu ». Selon de dernières informations recueillies par le Réseau Caritas, le Kasaï-Oriental compte 11. 414 déplacés, le Kasaï 75.708 et le Kasaï-Central 83.556.

Des pertes en vies humaines, d’importants dégâts matériels

24 Mar 2017 description

This Emergency Appeal is being issued on a preliminary basis and seeks 3,997,679 Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Peruvian Red Cross (PRC) to assist 50,000 people affected by floods in northern Peru over 12 months. The response will focus on the following areas of interventions: health; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); shelter (including Household nonfood items), food security and livelihoods, restoring family links (RFL) and National Society capacity building.

23 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

164,571

The camp population as at 28th February 2017. The figure is inclusive of Kalobeyei population.

2,069

Number of South Sudanese new arrivals registered in the month of February 2017

23,642

The population currently hosted at Kalobeyei Settlement.

FUNDING

USD 65M Requested for Kakuma operation.

Funded 31%

Gap 69%

PRIORITIES

21 Mar 2017 description

Numbers

5.6 million people in need of relief assistance.

4.7 million are targeted in the joint WFPGovernment of Ethiopia (GoE) response, with the balance assisted by the NGO consortium Joint Emergency Operations Programme (JEOP)

2.7 million moderately acute malnourished children under five and pregnant and breastfeeding women in need of specialised nutritious food, of which WFP will assist 1.3 million in Priority 1 woredas.

USD 436 million requirement from March to December 2017 for Relief, TSF, PSNP and Refugee activities.

20 Mar 2017 description
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• Disability Services Expanded in Lattakia
• UNHCR Shelter Intervention in Bayn Al Hayteen, Homs
• Legal Assistance in Aleppo
• UNHCR Small Business Grants:
• UNHCR Concludes 2016/2017 Winterization Programme
• UNHCR Continues to Assist Refugees in Syria

Disability Services Expanded with the Assistance of UNHCR in Lattakia

20 Mar 2017 description

Overview

Decades of conflict and the search for better economic opportunities have pushed millions of Afghans into neighboring Pakistan and Iran.

While an estimated 2.5 million Afghans are registered refugees, a possibly equal number of Afghans live in Pakistan and Iran without legal refugee status. These undocumented Afghans face numerous protection challenges both in their host country and upon their return to Afghanistan either voluntarily (“spontaneous return”) or through deportation.

20 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 22th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, food is reported as a top community need along with cash and jobs.

20 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 20th

Highlights

  • WASH needs are deemed the top priority need by most informants, a reflection of the lack of access to clean drinking water for the neighborhood’s residents.

20 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 23rd.

Highlights

  • Food was noted as the key need for the community with food security being hindered by a lack of sufficient access to staple foods in addition to low/poor purchasing power.

  • Informants note that access to electricity is one of the key priorities, with the current electrical network destroyed.

16 Mar 2017 description

Profesionales como médicos, ortopedistas, terapeutas, sicólogos y personal que hace parte del proyecto Team, trabajó durante un año con población vulnerable para evaluar las necesidades de apoyo en movilidad de personas con discapacidad en Nariño.

PASTO

Víctimas del conflicto en Pasto se beneficiaron del proyecto Team, que entrega ayudas ortopédicas, de rehabilitación y ayuda para la movilidad a personas con discapacidad o limitación de la movilidad por efectos del conflicto armado.

16 Mar 2017 description
  1. Background

Activated in 2008, the UNHCR-led Ethiopia Protection Cluster focuses on the rights and needs of specific vulnerable groups, including women, children, persons with disabilities, elderly and Internally Displaced Persons (‘IDPs’), and is led by UNHCR. The first sub-national Protection Cluster in Gambella Regional State was established in December 2016.

15 Mar 2017 description

Being uprooted from your home by war is unimaginably tough for anyone, but for Roma families displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a new life in a strange city is especially difficult because of the marginalisation and discrimination they face on a daily basis.

After having to flee the war in the east, Tamara, a Romani woman who is 43, now lives with seven other members of her close family, including her daughter Yana who is two years old, and her elderly disabled mother, in a one bedroom flat in a low-income neighbourhood on the edge of the capital city Kiev.

15 Mar 2017 description

“Rehabilitating, Repairing and Upgrading Critical Shelters and Damaged Houses” presents shelter guidelines and offers step-by-step guidance. The booklet is directed at the humanitarian aid community, displaced community members, and camp technical working committees.

15 Mar 2017 description
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A/HRC/34/CRP.5

Escalation of hostilities has exacerbated civilian suffering – UN report

15 Mar 2017 description
report Christian Aid

With ongoing bombardment in and around Damascus and countless people trapped in besieged areas throughout Syria, Christian Aid asks world leaders to act now to end the horrors, and reaffirms its call for an immediate and lasting ceasefire.

Frances Guy, Head of Middle East at Christian Aid, said: “Today, six years on we owe Syrians under siege and under fire, the respect of remembering their daily horrors and urging world leaders to put in that extra effort to bring an end to this suffering.”