The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) announced the distribution of more than 250 food parcels and relief materials for the displaced families from Anbar to Ameriyat Al-Fallujah and Salahuddin.
Ahmed Kadhum, the head of Operations Management at IRCS has said “IRCS’s teams received more than 90 displaced families from Joaibah area because of the security situation. IRCS’s teams who deployed in Al-Anbar has harboring families in Al-Salam camp and distributed food and relief assistance to more than 90 families as well as distributed ready meals daily for those families”.
With operational responses to all major humanitarian crises worldwide, Nutrition Cluster partners have distinct access to information about the impact and the response to crises that can –and should- be used to inform and influence major stakeholders at national, regional and international level to ensure nutrition impact in emergencies, identifying gaps and bottlenecks and proposing solutions to problems that programs alone cannot solve.
20,544* Burundian refugees have been received in Uganda since November 2014 (As of 02 February, 2016)
Further breakdown of the above figure:
15,410 Refugees received in Nakivale Refugee Settlement
366 Refugees received in Kyaka II Refugee Settlement
250 Refugees received in Oruchinga Refugee Settlement
83 Refugees received in Kisoro district
4,435 Urban refugees received in Kampala
*statistics are provided by the Government of Uganda Office of the Prime Minister
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A total of 11,705 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Uganda in January. For the first four days of February, 425 individuals have been received.
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (from all channels)
308,911 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians
7,222 deliveries supported
63,983 gender-based violence related services provided toSyrians
50,817 Syrians benefited from reproductive health and gender based violence related messages
IN NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY THE CRISIS
Terrorist attacks have led to deteriorating humanitarian and security conditions in these regions of the country with thousands of Cameroonians fleeing their homes.
KABUL - To prevent and respond to child recruitment and use in the National Security Forces, and to improve age-verification mechanisms, the Government of Afghanistan officially launched age assessment guidelines at a high-level meeting in Kabul.
Prepared by experts, practitioners, and government officials, with the technical assistance of UNAMA and UNICEF, the age assessment guidelines are designed to be applied during any recruitment process into the Afghan security forces.
● Reconstruction or repair of the homes of 74 per cent of families displaced during the 2014 hostilities in the Gaza Strip is yet to start, exacerbating frustration and vulnerability.
● New movement obstacles across West Bank roads impede access to services and undermine economic activity, directly impacting on at least 850,000 Palestinians, the majority in Hebron governorate.
The Huthi armed group and forces allied to it are endangering the lives of thousands of civilians in the southern city of Ta’iz by blocking the entry of crucial medical supplies and food over the past three months, in blatant violation of international humanitarian law, said Amnesty International.
FSNAU Post Deyr 2015/16 Seasonal Assessment Timeline
2015/16 Post Deyr seasonal food security and nutrition assessment covering displaced, urban and rural populations (October to December 2015)
Regional and All-Team analysis workshops in Garowe & Hargeisa (16-24 January)
Assessment results vetted in Nairobi with technical partners (27 & 28 January)
Key findings presented to Government in Mogadishu, Garowe and Hargeisa ( 3-7 February)
Beirut, Lebanon | AFP | Tuesday 2/9/2016 - 08:21 GMT |
by Layal Abou Rahal
Camps for the displaced along Syria's border with Turkey are at full capacity, aid workers say, as tens of thousands flee a major government offensive in Aleppo province.
In and around the border town of Azaz, families are sleeping in the streets, or up to 20 people to a tent, having left their homes with nothing but the clothes they were wearing.
Influx rate for over the month of October contin-ues to show an increasing trend compared to mid-September. Since the beginning of October, the daily average influx rate is 100 individuals which is high compared to the same period in September which was 4. This increase is mainly attributed to limited food at the household level. All new arri-vals are coming from within Malakal County, Wau-Shilluk and Ogod payam.
08 de febrero, 2016 — Los líderes locales, las instituciones nacionales y los organismos internacionales se están uniendo para alentar a las comunidades indígenas a abandonar la práctica de la mutilación genital femenina, internacionalmente reconocida como una violación de los derechos humanos.
UK agency ShelterBox is on the Turkey / Syria border responding to a humanitarian stand-off. Up to 70,000 Syrians have fled increased violence around Aleppo trying to enter Turkey's Kilis region, only to find the border closed despite EU appeals to let them cross.
Disaster relief shelter experts ShelterBox now has a team on the ground at the Turkey / Syria border discussing with partners how best to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis triggered by increased Russian air strikes and Syrian army gains around Aleppo, Syria's largest city.
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