Protection and Human Rights

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28 Apr 2016 description


74.8 per cent of people crossing the line of contact are concerned about insecurity
58 per cent cross by private cars
57.2 per cent are aged 40-65
54 per cent travel to visit relatives
46 per cent cross the line of contact every month
Source: UNHCR crossing the line of contact survey


USD 34.8 million requested for the operation in 2016


27 Apr 2016 description
report Protection Cluster

The report is produced by Yemen Protection Cluster in collaboration with humanitarian partners and incorporates figures taken from the 8th Report of the Task Force of Population Movement (5 April 2016).

Situation Overview

27 Apr 2016 description


The death toll from the 16 April earthquake stands at 655, while 48 people are missing. 4,600 people have been injured.

Around 29,000 people have been displaced and some 350,000 people have been affected

Manabí and Esmeraldas provinces the most affected.

WASH and shelter are priority needs.

26 Apr 2016 description
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The volatile and increasingly complex situation in Iraq, and the consequent, continuously erupting emergencies, have forced stakeholders including IDPs themselves, local authorities, and agencies that assist IDPs, to allow, construct, or establish camp settings that do not necessarily meet minimum humanitarian standards. Moreover, mainly due to funding shortages and inadequate planning, many of those camps are left incomplete.

26 Apr 2016 description

ATHENS, Greece, April 26 (UNHCR) – Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein carried the Olympic flame through an Athens centre for refugees on Tuesday evening as part of the torch relay for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The symbolic gesture was intended to show solidarity with the world's refugees at a time when millions are fleeing war and persecution worldwide.

21 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Low public spending, ineffective social protection policies and programmes are hampering progress for children in Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

GENEVA, 20 April 2016 — Children who are falling furthest behind in society benefit the most when countries invest in more effective social protection, according to a new UNICEF Report launched today.

20 Apr 2016 description


  • Du 31 mars au 1er avril 2016, IRC a réalisé une évaluation multisectorielle (MSA) dans le village d’Adjeri dans le département de Nguigmi. L’évaluation fait ressortir un besoin crucial en NFI, en eau, et en hygiène et assainissement. Le rapport final a été transmis à OCHA pour partage aux différents clusters.

20 Apr 2016 description

The European Commission has announced new funding worth €50 million to support humanitarian projects addressing the immediate needs of Syrian refugees in Turkey. The announcement confirms the Commission's commitment to accelerate the implementation of the 'Facility for Refugees in Turkey'.

20 Apr 2016 description

18 April 2016 – The protection of civilian’s is paramount in the UNMISS mandate. The Mission’s RRP section in Malakal held a three day workshop funded by the UNMISS in collaboration with the Humanitarian Development Consortium (HDC) in the UNHCR conference hall in Malakal Log base. The training covered ongoing work to establish the Community Justice Center (CJC) inside the PoC site.

19 Apr 2016 description


refugees are actually in the camp out of
persons of concern registered

of children, including
Identified separated and unaccompanied minors

people with disabilities,
of these are children

3 in 10
households are headed by women
women at risk

19 Apr 2016 description

Continuing her official visit to Iraq, the UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Kate Gilmore, met separately in Baghdad on Monday 18 April 2016 with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, as well as representatives of Iraq's diverse religious and ethnic communities, as well as human rights activists representing women and people with disabilities.

19 Apr 2016 description

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2016/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 45 000 000

18 Apr 2016 description

Depuis le début de l’année, 4.422 personnes (340 personnes en moyenne par semaine) ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao..

Au 31 Mars 2016, la population totale de réfugiés s’élève à 56.803 personnes. 60,4 % de la population totale du camp à moins de 18 ans et les femmes représentent 53,2%.

Avec une augmentation continuelle de la population du camp de Minawao, la capacité d’accueil du camp a atteint ses limites et crée de nouveaux besoins.

18 Apr 2016 description


Total number of South Sudanese refugees and asylum-seekers registered and active in Uganda as of 12 April 2016.

Pre-December 2013 caseload

Post-December 2013 caseload.

South Sudanese refugees received in Uganda in 2016 alone (as of 31 March)

*note that figures are likely to fluctuate slightly in the coming weeks as the results of the verification exercise in Adjumani are reflected.