Protection concerns are widespread in Nepal, including trafficking, child marriage, gender-based violence, lack of civil documentation and discrimination based on caste, indigenous ethnicity and gender. This report provides a topic-wise snapshot of pre-existing protection concerns prior to the 25 April earthquake as well as an analysis based on the limited information available of the impact of the 25 April and 12 May earthquakes on the protection situation.
Situation analysis and change in context
Distinguished members of the Security Council,
With much regret, my inaugural statement to the Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria continues where my predecessor left off, chronicling yet another month of grim statistics to convey the horrors of a brutal conflict and the immense suffering of beleaguered civilians, particularly women, children, the elderly and those living with disabilities.
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
It is a reality that armed conflicts continue to define today’s world, with the accompanying toll of death, destruction and suffering.
INEE Minimum Standards for Education
The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) developed the Minimum Standards for Education: Preparedness, Response, Recovery (INEE MS) — the only global tool that articulates the minimum level of educational quality and access in emergencies through to recovery. The aims of the INEE Minimum Standards are to:
• enhance the quality of educational preparedness, response, and recovery;
104 sites hosting 20 or more households were assessed between 23 June and 12 July 2015 in 13 districts.
59,433 people from 11,100 households were living in 104 sites with 20 or more households.
13 sites in 7 districts were hosting over 200 households, representing 4,987 households (28,254 persons).
High temperatures and melting snow have resulted in mudslides in GBAO and Rasht Regions of Tajikistan, and further communities are being affected as the situation evolves;
16 July 2015 mudflow affected several villages, some 25 km east of Khorog, GBAO, with more than 55 households and local infrastructure suffering significant damage;
On 20 July 2015, approximately 60 households and local infrastructure have been significantly damaged in Garm, Rasht;
Three months on from first Nepal quake, children still at risk
UNICEF provides $15 million in cash transfers to most vulnerable families
KATHMANDU, Nepal, 25 July 2015 – Three months after Nepal’s April 25 earthquake and its aftershocks, children continue to face multiple risks as their families have been pushed deeper into poverty and they remain in need of aid.
In Central Equatoria State 1,138 cholera cases (including 38 deaths) have been reported in Juba County since 1 June. No refugee camps are affected at the time of reporting.
Kyiv, 28 July 2015
Supported by its donors, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is expanding its cash assistance programmes to serve the needs of the most vulnerable internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine.
By Plong Chhaya and Martina Tomassini
PAILIN, Cambodia, 23 July 2015 – Sixteen-year-old Vong Touch is an Explosive Remnant of War (ERW) survivor who lives with his widow mother and three siblings in a small wooden house in the post-conflict area of Au Reang village, in Pailin province. Located along the border between Cambodia and Thailand, Pailin is the second highest landmine and ERW-contaminated area in the country. The plot of land that Touch’s family rents for their house was cleared by the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) in 2012.
Jordan has been extremely generous in opening its borders and services to Syrian refugees, striving to provide a home away from home and return some sense of normalcy to their lives.
This effort does not come without significant challenges and costs to all involved, particularly with an exodus of this magnitude and given the extreme levels of vulnerability affecting Syrian refugees.
Depuis le 1er juin au 03 juillet 2015, 3.043 personnes (soit une moyenne de 87 personnes / jour) sont arrivées spontanément au camp de Minawao.
Au 11juillet 2015, la population totale de réfugiés s’élève à 43.343 personnes. 60% de la population totale du camp à moins de 18 ans, les femmes représentent 53% de la population totale et 70% des personnes à besoins spécifiques.
Avec l’augmentation de la population, la capacité d’accueil du camp a atteint ses limites et crée de nouveaux besoins.
Colombia faces persistent humanitarian needs resulting from the impact of armed conflict and violence, combined with natural disasters in certain areas. While armed conflict continues between the government and the guerrilla groups (FARC-EP and ELN), other sources of violence such as post-demobilization armed groups (PDAGs) , pose major humanitarian and protection challenges.
Pattern in Population Change
- As the refugee camps in Gambella quickly reached their capacity, Kule Refugee Camp was opened on 17 May 2014 to receive the new arrivals, transiting mainly from Akobo, Pagak and Burbiey entry points.
Areas of Origin
- The population is primarily comprised of refugees originating from South Sudan’s Unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei states.
- At the onset of the emergency in South Sudan (mid-December 2013), refugees arrived at various Ethiopian border entry points (mainly Pagak, Burbiey and Akobo). They were relocated to established camps, such as Tierkidi Camp.
Areas of Origin
- The Tierkidi camp population is primarily comprised of refugees from South Sudan’s Upper Nile and Jonglei States.