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23 Aug 2017 description

Executive Summary

Building on the results and recommendations of the exploratory study on the links between Migration and Food Security (“Hunger without Borders”, 2015), WFP and its partners decided to further study linkages between food insecurity and migration, relying on qualitative and quantitative analysis.

23 Aug 2017 description

Key figures

  • 841,290 Internally displaced Iraqis verified as being currently displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since military operations to retake the city began on 17 October 2016

  • 598,000 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.

  • 327,337 Individuals (68,280 households) impacted by military operations to retake Mosul since October 2016 are currently enrolled in ASSIST, UNHCR’s assistance tracking tool

23 Aug 2017 description

Three educational facilities for Palestinian children in the West Bank, occupied Palestine, have been demolished or damaged by Israeli authorities in less than two weeks, just when children were meant to return to school from summer holidays.

23 Aug 2017 description

Key numbers

  • 7.7 million people require food assistance (Integrated Phase Classification - IPC)

  • 3.8 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Highlights

  • WFP, in partnership with World Vision International (WVI), is assisting 42,000 people in Kananga (25,000) and (17,000) in Tshikapa through General Food Distribution (GFD).

  • On 1 September, WFP will launch an Emergency Operation to provide life-saving food assistance to 251,100 IDPs in Kasai and Kasai central provinces.