Shelter and Non-Food Items

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IOM's RESPONSE

IOM is responding to displacements caused by military operations to retake areas in the Mosul corridor that started on 16 June 2016.

Non-Food Items:

• 2,360 NFI kits were distributed to displaced families in Ninewa and Salah al-Din governorates.

Health:

• 3,438 health consultations provided by IOM medical team in Dibaga camp, Erbil; Rabi'a,
Ninewa; and Salah al-Din.

• 453 health screenings carried out at Dibis checkpoint.

04 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • Conflict has escalated significantly across Aleppo City, displacing and injuring scores of civilians

  • No functioning hospitals in eastern Aleppo and medical supplies depleted

  • Humanitarian and commercial food supplies exhausted in eastern Aleppo

  • Indiscriminate shelling continues in western Aleppo

  • Children in Idleb Governorate not sent to school, for fear of safety

  • Humanitarian operations resume at the JordanSyria border

04 Dec 2016 description
report Save the Children

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

According to UNHCR 4,810,216 have now fled Syria. More than 2.5 million of them fled in 2014 alone. During the course of 2014, an average of more than 4,738 people fled every day. In 2015, more than 1.1 million Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 7,130 per day. Children now make up 47.6% of the refugee population, meaning there are an estimated 2,289,662 refugee children in the region.

04 Dec 2016 description

Due to the attacks that occurred in northern Shan state, a total of 102, including 46 male and 56 female from 40 households from Manglon township arrived at Ohmthee village in Naung Cho township on December 1.

State Hluttaw representative, U Myint Swe and officials met with those evacuees and encouraged them. Then township blood donors association and administration committee provided four bags of rice, including cooking oil and drinking water worth 420,000 kyats to those evacuees.

04 Dec 2016 description

The Shan state government provided necessary aid for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who fled their homes and are taking shelter in camps in Muse due to attacks by KIA,TNLA & MNDAA.

On December 1, IDPs at temporary camps were provided with foodstuffs and blankets by a delegation led by U Kain Mai and U Sai Kyaw Than, state Hluttaw representatives, and District administrator U Kyaw Kyaw Tun.

04 Dec 2016 description

International Development Minister Rory Stewart announces new support during Iraq visit

The UK will step up support in Iraq as winter sets in, to provide life-saving aid to hundreds of thousands of people driven out of their homes by Daesh brutality, International Development Minister Rory Stewart announced today.

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CLUSTER SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

Keeping in view the Cluster Objectives, UNHCR Somalia aims to contribute to the protection of displaced people, including those affected by natural hazards through the provision of NFIs and Emergency shelter and to Improve the living conditions of the protected internally displaced persons (T-shelters, permanent shelter and improved land tenures).

NEEDS ANALYSIS

03 Dec 2016 description

December 02, 2016

Two months after Hurricane Matthew devastated southwestern Haiti, thousands of people are still without adequate shelter, food and potable water, and some remote communities have not received assistance.

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Highlights

  • Hostilities continued over the last 48 hours, with no report of additional displacement on 2 December. An estimated 31,500 people from east Aleppo remain displaced within the entire city of Aleppo in the last 4 days.

  • IDPs interviewed by the UN describe a catastrophic humanitarian situation in the remaining neighborhoods, with increased food scarcity translating into further price increases. At least 400 critically wounded or sick people require immediate evacuation from besieged areas of Eastern Aleppo.

02 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity increases population displacement, humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity

  • Relief actors continue cholera response efforts across South Sudan

  • Ongoing conflict increases number of South Sudanese refugees

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 4.6 million people in Nigeria’s Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states are experiencing acute food insecurity

  • IOM identifies nearly 198,900 IDPs in Cameroon’s Far North Region

  • Armed actors continues to attack civilians and security forces in the Lake Chad Basin region

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Dec 2016 description
report Samaritan's Purse

How Samaritan’s Purse is responding

Samaritan’s Purse Northern Iraq DART team is currently on the ground supporting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) as they arrive in displacement camps east and north of Mosul.

Samaritan’s Purse is a preferred partner with World Food Programme (WFP) working in six IDP camps. An agreement is in place to serve 30,000 families for a minimum of 3 months in 6 assigned camps and also provide ready-to-eat food to people returning to villages recently cleared by coalition forces.

02 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam

"People are arriving here exhausted, hungry and thirsty and often in need of urgent medical attention.” Riccardo Sansone" Oxfam’s Humanitarian Coordinator in Serbia*

A global displacement crisis

More than 65 million people around the world are now officially displaced from their homes – the highest figure recorded by the United Nations since the Second World War.

02 Dec 2016 description
report Deutsche Welle

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier has pledged a further 50 million euros in humanitarian aid to the besieged city of Aleppo. He also called on all parties to allow a ceasefire after visiting a refugee camp in Lebanon.

In light of the Syrian government offensive in Aleppo, the German government pledged an additional 50 million euros ($53.2 million) in funds to various aid organizations on Friday. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, on a visit to a Lebanon refugee camp, announced the donation.

02 Dec 2016 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

In Syria’s Aleppo, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, remains extremely concerned for the civilian population. With thousands fleeing the eastern part of the city, our focus has turned to the rapidly growing shelter needs.