Scope of the Problem: The table below shows the remaining challenge of minefield1 and battlefield contamination in Afghanistan.(see attached PDF)
ISAF/NATO Firing Ranges: In addition to the above, survey and clearance are still required on 63 firing ranges belonging to the ISAF/NATO troop contributing nations with an area of 162.3 sq km. From December 2012 to the end of June 2016, 40 such hazards and a total area of 1,109 sq km were successfully released.
4,964 South Sudanese people fled to Uganda on 19 and 20 October 2016. The average number of new arrivals is 2,404 in October compared to 2,845 in the same period in September2016. Of the total new arrivals, 2,396 were reported in Oraba and Busia border points and Kuluba Collection Centre followed by 2,082 in Kerwa & Keyi areas of Yumbe district. Similarly smaller numbers were reported in Elegu (Adjumani) and Lamwo District. A total of 235,116 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Uganda from July 07 to October 20, 2016.
August - September
- August - September
- Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
Remain Vulnerable to Shocks
and Reliant on Aid
- Supporting Education for all
Children in Lebanon
- Older Persons in Lebanon
- Nori and Turkiya’s Story
October 19, 2016 (YAMBIO) - The International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) said it is extending support to nearly 50 disabled people in Gbudue, one of South Sudan's newly-created state.
The map of Western Equatoria in red ICRC's wheel chair specialist, Geoffrey Bilal is in the state capital, Yambio to screen the disabled people who will be flown to the South Sudan capital.
Two weeks after Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti, 1.4 million are still in need of humanitarian aid and 750,000 require immediate assistance. In Les Cayes, authorities have reported more than 3,000 injuries. Handicap International’s team see an extreme scarcity of healthcare facilities and those that do exist have only limited resources to treat their patients.
The most isolated in the humanitarian response
6,136 South Sudanese people fled to Uganda on 17 and 18 October 2016. The average number of new arrival is 2,396 in October 2016, as compared to 2,845 in September 2016. The majority of the new arrivals 3,483 were reported in Oraba and Busia border points and Kuluba Collection Centre followed by 2,441 in Kerwa & Keyi areas of Yumbe district. Similarly smaller numbers reported in Elegu (Adjumani) and Lamwo Districts. A total of 230,152 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Uganda from July 07 to October 16, 2016.
Bangui, le 19 octobre 2016
Mesdames et Messieurs,
Au nom du Groupe de travail sur l’utilisation de mercenaires, mon collègue Anton Katz et moi-même souhaitons tout d’abord remercier le Gouvernement de la République Centrafricaine pour son invitation et pour sa coopération durant la préparation et tout au long de notre visite qui s’est déroulée du 10 au 19 octobre 2016.
Distribution Location Information
County: Tonj North
Payam(s): Akop and Awul (Warrap)
Boma(s) (exact locations- landmarks): Athieng-puol, Akop, Bundir, Rual-malith, Pakuur and Warrap
GPS Coordinates: N/A
Syria: During the reporting period, IOM established a Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC) in Rural Damascus expected to offer health services to 4,800 individuals in the coming months. Furthermore, IOM’s hub in Turkey shipped and transported sets of NFIs and tents for vulnerable households in Aleppo and Idleb governorates.
7,849 South Sudanese people fled to Uganda from 14 and 16 October 2016. The average number of new arrival is 2,303 in October, which was 2,845 in September 2016. The majority of the new arrivals 4,468 were reported in Oraba and Busia border points and Kuluba Collection Centre, with smaller numbers coming through Kerwa and Keyi (Yumbe district), Palorinya (Moyo), Elegu (Adjumani) and Lamwo District. A total of 223,883 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Uganda from July 07 to October 16, 2016.
• In a worst case scenario, the humanitarian operation in Mosul is likely to be the single largest and most complex in the world in 2016.
• Civilians will be at extreme risk during the military campaign from cross-fire, snipers and artillery barrage.
• Tens of thousands of people may be forcibly expelled, trapped between fighting lines, under siege or held as human shields. Chemical weapons may be used.
Since August, UNHCR observed a new wave of arrivals from northern Mali, which progressively increased to reach a peak between end of September and early October, when more than 300 people arrived in less than two weeks. This represents a fourfold increase compared to the total number of new arrivals over the last 8 months. In total, UNHCR registered 394 people between August and early October. While influxes keep occurring, new arrivals are assisted with emergency food, shelter and basic items.
“It is still very difficult to access people affected by the hurricane,” explains Hélène Robin, head of Handicap International’s emergency operations. “The major roads are almost impassable for lorries transporting humanitarian aid and there have been no large-scale food distributions yet. There’s nothing left to eat, the crops have been destroyed, and the rare stores not flattened by the storm have been looted. The threat of famine is causing families a lot of distress.”
281,740 Refugees and migrants arriving by sea to Europe in 2016 (as of 31 August).
3,169 Refugees and migrants estimated to have died / gone missing at sea in 2016 (as of 31 August). Compared to 2,776 during the same period in 2015.
163,734 Estimated sea arrivals in Greece in 2016 (as of 31 August) compared to 237,947 during the same period in 2015.
115,072 Estimated Sea arrivals in Italy in 2016 (as of 31 August) compared to 116,149 during the same period in 2015.
9.7 million people in need of food assistance.
7.1 million people targeted in the 2016 joint WFP-Government of Ethiopia (GoE) response.
The joint WFP-GoE pipeline show breaks in cereals starting in October and pulses starting in November.
On the occasion of World Teacher Day 2016, and under the theme of “empowered teachers and sustainable societies”, UNRWA celebrates the progress achieved to date in the Education Reform Strategy, particularly in terms of improved academic achievements of students and staff performance. The strategy, which was launched in 2011 across all five fields of operation, aims at providing quality education to Palestine refugees with a focus on three key roles: students, teachers and school principals.
• Training Centre For Blind Opens in Horns
• Livelihood Toolkits making a Difference
• Aid Deliveries Continue
• Rehabilitation of Shelter in Daraa
• September Snapshot
• Sewing Success Stories
Training Centre for the Blind, and Children with Education Difficulties, Opens in Homs