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23 Jun 2017 description

Key Figures

  • Refugee Population Planning Figure (by End 2017) 1,497,126

  • Expected New Influx in 2017 520,000

Requirements (in USD)

  • 960.17 Million Total

  • 673.19 Million South Sudan RRP

  • 215.33 Million DRC RRP

  • 71.64 Million Burundi RRP

23 Jun 2017 description

Luanda - Angola needs at least 200 million US dollars ($ 1 = 165,092 Akz) to meet, by 2025, the provisions of the Ottawa Convention to make the country free of landmines.

This was said to the press on Thursday by the Social Welfare minister, Gonçalves Muandumba, as part of the National Demining Conference, taking place in Luanda on 22-23 June.

According to the official, this is a great challenge for the government for the remaining time, since this process was affected due to the economic crisis that is hitting the country.

23 Jun 2017 description

Population growth, lagging food production and climate change threaten food stability.

23 JUN 2017 / BY ALEX PORTER AND STELLAH KWASI

A rapidly growing population in Southern Africa means an increasingly higher food demand. And although domestic food production is expected to rise over the next few decades in response to this need, it is unlikely that the increases will be able to keep pace. As a result, food demand will outstrip domestic food supply.

23 Jun 2017 description

Le Secrétaire général salue l'adoption, le 21 juin, de la résolution 2359 (2017), première étape du soutien à la décision du Groupe des cinq pour le Sahel (G5) de mettre en place une force conjointe pour lutter contre le terrorisme et la criminalité transnationale organisée, en coordination avec les forces nationales et internationales.

23 Jun 2017 description

PHILLIP MBUGO

Early this month, over 800 households from Bangasu Boma in Yambio County fled their homes in fear for their lives. The now internally displaced persons (IDPs) are calling on the Government and armed groups to cease hostility and choose peace to enable them go back home to cultivate.

Two teenagers from the area have been abducted and taken to the bush by armed groups.

23 Jun 2017 description

Contents

345 Yellow fever vaccine: WHO position on the use of fractional doses – June 2017

350 Global polio eradication: progress towards containment of poliovirus type 2, worldwide 2017

Sommaire

345 Vaccin contre la fièvre jaune: Position de l’OMS sur l’utilisation de doses fractionnées – juin 2017

350 Éradication mondiale de la poliomyélite: progrès réalisés dans le confinement des poliovirus de type 2 à l’échelle mondiale, 2017

23 Jun 2017 description

The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2017 Revised Regional Refugee Response Plan covering the period January to December 2017

Funding level*

  • RRP requirements: $406,091,011
  • Funding received: $18,950,089
  • % funded: 5%

    *The funding level refers only to funding received against the inter-agency Refugee Response Plan 2017

23 Jun 2017 description

Manila (ICRC) – One month into the armed conflict in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur province, many humanitarian needs still exist as the fighting between government security forces and the Maute Group continues without an immediate end in sight.

23 Jun 2017 description

Highlights
- (8) AFP cases were reported during this week, (5) cases from Al-Mayadeen in Deir-ez-Zor, (3) cases from Homs.
- (106) Suspected Measles cases were reported during this week: from Damascus (17), Rural Damascus (19), Homs (16), Deir-ez-Zor (10), and Lattakia (12).

23 Jun 2017 description

Repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan increased by 19% compared to last week’s figure of 574. The return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 38% compared to 1,091 individuals that returned between 4 and 10 June 2017.

Some 90% (610 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 95% (647 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

23 Jun 2017 description

Overview of migrant situation in Turkey

According to the latest available gures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are approximately 3,3 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking for the international protection.

23 Jun 2017 description

The district of Maroantsetra, north of Antananarivo, was severely damaged by Cyclone Enawo. The main town and over 80 communities suffered intense water damages causing loss of lives and livelihood, along with destruction.

23 Jun 2017 description

Cross-border movement remains low during Ramadan. Repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan decreased by 32% compared to last week’s figure of 850. The return of undocumented Afghans also decreased by 42% compared to 1,888 individuals that returned between 28 May and 3 June 2017.

Some 81% (888 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 93% (536 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

23 Jun 2017 description

DTM Assessment in Rann | Borno State, Nigeria

Situated on the international border between Cameroon and Nigeria, Kala Balge is a Local Government Area (LGA) in the conflict-affected Nigerian State of Borno. The headquarters is Rann which is made up of 10 wards in total.

23 Jun 2017 description

DTM Assessment in Kukawa | Borno State, Nigeria

Located in the northern part of the conflict-affected state of Borno, Kukawa Local Government Area borders Lake Chad. Out of its 10 wards, only four are accessible, namely: Baga, Doro, Kauwa and Kukawa.

Baga is its most prominent town being a major fishing port on the shore of Lake Chad. Baga became inaccessible after the town was attacked and occupied by Boko Haram in January 2015, leading to number of fishermen abandoning their sole means of livelihood as a result of the displacement.

23 Jun 2017 description

The conflict in the eastern regions of Ukraine has made the upgrading of local services, such as the creation of Centers for Administrative Service Provision (TsNAPs), much more difficult. So as a part of the UNDP Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme and with funding from the European Union, a project was implemented to equip the TsNAP in the city of Druzhkivka with everything it needs to be fully operational.