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08 Dec 2016 description
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Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine 16 August to 15 November 2016 - English version
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Civilians in Ukraine continue to suffer – UN report

KYIV/GENEVA (8 December 2016) – Failure by the parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to implement the Minsk Agreements has continued to result in a host of human rights violations for civilians, particularly those living close to the ‘contact line’ between Government-controlled and armed group-controlled territory in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to a UN report released on Thursday.

07 Dec 2016 description

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Field Office XII continues to assist families affected by military operations against the Maute group in Butig, Lanao del Sur. Social workers from the Field Office are still detailed in the area for relief distribution.

As of today, some 1,203 family food packs have been distributed to evacuees who sought temporary shelter in neighboring barangays and evacuation centers, broken down as follows:

07 Dec 2016 description

Nepal was hit by two devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015, resulting in a death toll of over 8,790 and more than 22,300 injuries. Out of 75 districts, 31 were affected, 14 of which suffered heavy impacts.

UNDP has been extending its support to the Government of Nepal to coordinate, plan and manage the recovery and reconstruction processes. In addition to the immediate emergency assistance provided within the first six months, UNDP is further assisting the Government through a comprehensive recovery programme spanning four years.

06 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

• 82,068 displaced people, over 8,000 returnees and hundreds of thousands of highly vulnerable residents in newly-retaken areas require assistance.

• As many as one million people are estimated to remain out of reach of humanitarian assistance in Mosul. The humanitarian community is extremely concerned for their safety as reports of food and water shortages continue to emerge.

06 Dec 2016 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The whole population of Syria and Iraq is feeling the toll of the armed conflicts in their countries. This report complements the existing information base by improving understanding of the protection needs of religious and ethnic minority groups from Syria and Iraq, including those remaining in these countries and those who have fled to neighbouring countries.

05 Dec 2016 description
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NEEDS & KEY FIGURES

While absent from the international radar, the conflict in eastern Ukraine and its resulting humanitarian needs are a daily reality for 4.4 million people affected by the conflict, with no hopes for a quick end to their suffering.

Some 3.8 million need humanitarian assistance, including livelihood and early recovery. Despite commitments to ceasefire over the past 30 months, hostilities continue. Of more than 10,000 people killed, 2,000 are civilians.

02 Dec 2016 description
report IRIN

AVDIIVKA/UKRAINE, 2 December 2016

Daniel J Gerstle

“A bullet flew in right here,” explains Nadyezhda Semyonovna, 65, to her local pastor, Yura, in the dining room of her home near Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine.

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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.

01 Dec 2016 description

IMPACT OF THE CRISIS

More than five years after the start of the conflict, intense hostilities persist across many parts of Syria. Parties to the conflict continue to commit violations of international humanitarian and international human rights law. Economic collapse continues to drive the immense humanitarian crisis across the country.

Unrelenting hostilities/violence

01 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

Daily arrival figures from July 2016 are based on manual emergency registration or head-counts/wrist-banding. Confirmed figures will be available as the new arrivals undergo biometric registration.
Figures prior to July are from the Government’s Refugee Information Management System (RIMS).

30 Nov 2016 description

20 November 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.8 MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,799,506
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

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