46,000 Individuals displaced by the drought
149,327 Drought affected individuals assisted
53,754 Individuals benefited from cash assistance
2,369 Individuals enrolled in community-based projects
UPDATE ON ACHIEVEMENTS
18.8 million people in need
1,988,946 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
81 Percentage of IDPs displaced for more than a year
900,258 IDP returnees
860,061 recipients of NFIs since March 2015
280,096 refugees and asylum seekers
24,559 new arrivals to Yemeni coast since 1 January 2017
HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS
By 25 June, the overall number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants counted in Serbia shrunk to 5,948. 93% were accommodated in 18 governmental centres.
Security Council 7984th Meeting (PM)
Permanent Representative Vows to Deepen Public Trust Ahead of 2018 Drawdown, Voices Concern over Funding Gap for Elections Commission
While Liberia had made remarkable strides since signing the Accra Peace Agreement in 2003, current challenges posed a risk of reversing that positive trend, the head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) told the Security Council today.
The issue of enforced disappearances has impacted Sri Lankan’s across the ethnic divide for decades. The use of enforced disappearances during the “youth insurrections” of the 1970’s and 80’s and during the protracted armed conflict by both state and non-state actors is well documented. Despite several commissions of inquiry appointed by successive governments to investigate these incidents, the fate of thousands remains unknown.
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:
The Secretary-General condemns the series of suicide bombing attacks on 25 and 26 June in Maiduguri, Borno State, in Nigeria.
The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the people and Government of Nigeria for the loss of life. He wishes a quick recovery to those injured and hopes that those responsible for this act will be swiftly brought to justice.
Eight people were killed Tuesday in Kenya when the truck carrying them rolled over a land mine several miles from the Somalian border, police said.
"Four police officers and four children have been killed in an IED explosion in Lamu [county]," a police spokesperson said. Kenyan officials said the children were returning to school after Eid celebrations when the explosion occurred.
One night, at a refugee settlement in Uganda, 26-year-old Joyce (not pictured above) watched in fear as her husband continued to drink and his behaviour became increasingly erratic. Ever since they’d fled the war in South Sudan, her husband’s drinking had gotten worse and sometimes led to violent outbursts. As he became more intoxicated, he started yelling and hitting her. Suddenly, he grabbed a machete and threatened to cut her. Terrified, Joyce grabbed their six children and ran to a neighbour’s tent.
27 June 2017
Mr. President [Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz of Bolivia], Dear colleagues,
7983rd Meeting (AM)
The international community must build on several significant new developments in the Syria negotiation process, including a round of technical meetings attended by representatives of three opposition groups, the senior United Nations official in that country said today.
En el departamento de Casanare, a la fecha, están registradas 60.267 víctimas del conflicto armado, de las cuales 4.652 son residentes en el municipio de Paz de Ariporo.
PAZ DE ARIPORO
Con la participación de más de 420 víctimas del conflicto armado, se llevó a cabo una jornada de atención liderada por la Unidad para las Víctimas en el municipio de Paz de Ariporo (Casanare).
This report presents the findings of a large-scale, nationally representative survey of sexual harassment in the Cambodian garment industry.
Based on quantitative and qualitative survey data, the study examines the harmful negative effects of sexual harassment in the workplace and estimates:
- the prevalence of sexual harassment in the Cambodian garment industry
- the annual cost of productivity lost to the garment industry due to sexual harassment
The study concludes with recommendations aimed at government and the garment industry.
UNICEF is supporting the Government of Angola and UNHCR to resettle refugees from existing reception centres which are near capacity to an identified new settlement site in Lovua. Relocation has not yet commenced.
UNICEF and partners have constructed 108 latrines and 92 shower units to improve sanitation and hygiene conditions benefitting 5,700 people, and reached 16,729 refugees with hygiene promotion messages.
El Río Uruguay siguió bajando y se encuentra por debajo de la cota de seguridad de todos los departamentos afectados por las inundaciones. Ya inició el operativo retorno en Bella Unión donde regresó el 27 % de las personas desplazadas y también comenzó en Paysandú donde regresó el 35 % de las personas inicialmente afectadas. Se espera que promediando la semana comience el operativo retorno en Salto y en Río Negro. De acuerdo al último relvamiento permanecen 5839 personas desplazadas. De ese total 1273 son evacuadas y 4566 son autoevacuadas.
L’état d’urgence, déclaré initialement le 3 mars dans sept départements de Tahoua et de Tillabéry, a été prorogé le 18 juin 2017 pour une nouvelle période de trois mois. Selon des informations, non exhaustives recueillies sur le terrain dans les deux régions, 37 attaques perpétrées par des groupes armés ont été enregistrées depuis février 2016.
HERAT - Improving the ability of women victims of violence to seek formal recourse to justice was at the centre of a lively UN-backed TV debate in the western province of Herat.
The discussion, the fifth in a series of similar events in recent weeks, was organized by the Herat regional office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).