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26 Jun 2017 description

Influx of refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues, with some 200-400 new arrivals per day.

Construction work at the new Lóvua site began on 22 June. The site is designed to accommodate some 30,000 refugees.

55 families were assisted with shelter support. Some 3,000 people are sensitized daily on issues such as good hygiene practices and malaria prevention.

KEY FIGURES

31,242
Newly arrived Congolese refugees (Government of Angola)

26 Jun 2017 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 25 Jun 2017): 72,723
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 25 Jun 2016): 60,790

Total arrivals 1 Jun - 25 Jun 2017: 12,495
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 25 Jun 2016: 12,939

Average daily arrivals in June 2017: 417
Average daily arrivals in May 2017: 742

Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 25 Jun): 2,005

Dead and missing in 2016 (as of 25 Jun): 2,886

Dead and missing in 2016: 5,096

26 Jun 2017 description

Sommaire

Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Meleram, situé à 31 km du chef lieu de la commune de N’Guigmi dans la région de Diffa.
Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en mars 2017.
Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger.

26 Jun 2017 description

Sommaire

Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Klakoumana, situé sur la Route Nationale 1 dans la région de Diffa.
Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en mars 2017.
Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger.

26 Jun 2017 description

Sommaire

Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Rimmi, situé à 23 km du chef lieu de la commune de N’Guigmi dans la région de Diffa.
Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en mars 2017.
Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger.

25 Jun 2017 description

Overview

Among those returned thus far, the vast majority have been nonSyrians and mainly constitute Pakistani nationals (45%). Other nationalities represented among returnees include Afghans,
Bangladeshis, Algerians and Iranians.

At least, 45% of those express no will to apply for asylum and/or withdrew their will to apply for asylum in Greece.

In total, 193 Syrians (16% of the total number of returnees) have been returned to Turkey to date and none have been returned on the basis that their claim was found inadmissible.

24 Jun 2017 description

Se desarrollarán acciones de cooperación para impulsar la protección de la población en zona de frontera, el respeto de los derechos humanos en la respuesta humanitaria y el monitoreo de los flujos migratorios fronterizos.

23 Jun 2017 description

Site Updates

National CCCM Cluster

Completing a cornerstone activity of 2017, the Cluster brought together 18 partners from Healthlink, Internews, Danish Refugee Council (DRC), ACTED, UNHCR and IOM with Cluster experts for a CCCM Training of Trainers, which piloted new global CCCM training materials and focused on building skills and strategies to more fully engage displaced persons and local partners in CCCM.

Wau

23 Jun 2017 description

Situational overview: Security situation remained volatile, with increasing violence on the line of contact in Luhansk.

Protection concerns: MPs introduced new draft legislation regarding the status of the nongovernment controlled areas.

Assistance provided: In May, UNHCR provided non-food items (NFIs) and emergency shelter assistance to more than 10,100 people

Update On Achievements

Operational Context

23 Jun 2017 description

The individual Refugee Status Determination (RSD) exercise for Burundian asylum-seekers in Tanzania is starting mid-June 2017 in Nduta Camp, Kibondo District

Overcrowding at Lusenda Camp in the DRC has resulted in 1,757 refugees waiting for transfer in transit centers, with 1,017 refugees residing outside host structures.

A total of 537 Burundian refugee arrivals have been registered in Rwanda in May. During the month, the average number of new arrivals was 17 individuals per day.

Operational Context

23 Jun 2017 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - June 2017): 8,594

Total arrivals in Greece during Jun 2017: 1,320

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2017: 60

Average daily arrivals during May 2017: 68

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 61

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during June 2017:1.040

23 Jun 2017 description

Fatimetou is the only woman among this year’s 18 recipients of DAFI scholarships at Nouakchott University, which enable young refugees to enrol in higher education.

By: Helena Pes in Nouakchott, Mauritania

The lecture hall is filled with students wearing colourful veils and turbans. Fatimetou’s eyes are focused on the English exam paper on the desk, her pen darting over the paper under the watchful eye of the supervisor.

23 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

432,726 Internally displaced Iraqis verified as being currently displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since military operations to retake the city began on 17 October 20161

520,000 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.

234,488 Individuals (47,859 households) impacted by military operations to retake Mosul since October 2016 are currently enrolled in

ASSIST, UNHCR’s assistance tracking tool

3 million IDPs since January 20142

23 Jun 2017 description

UNHCR presents new work by British artist Kate Daudy at London’s Migration Museum

By: Laura Padoan

A tent, which was once home to a Syrian refugee family in Jordan’s Za’atari camp, has been transformed into a dramatically different kind of canvas by British artist Kate Daudy and is now on display in London’s Migration Museum.

Daudy’s work, based on the ancient Chinese literary practice of writing on objects, explores the themes of home, identity and memory — leitmotifs that run through the words of refugees depicted in felt on the tent.

23 Jun 2017 description

By: Lisa Abou Khaled and Rima Cherri

In Lebanon and Jordan, providing daily meals gives a sense of community back to refugees fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.

BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon – As the sun sinks, the Ramadan Kitchen in Lebanon’s fertile Bekaa Valley is a hive of activity, buzzing with the sounds of clanging pots and pans, food being packaged into plastic containers and the laughter and chatter of a hundred cooks and volunteers.