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13 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 28th January, 2016, UNICEF and partners have supported over 180,585 Sudanese in Uganda since the influx began in mid-December 2013. The majority of South Sudan Refugees are hosted in Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo and Kampala with an arrival trend of 50 individuals per day in the first three days of January 2016 then shot up peaking on January 7-8 with over 700 daily arrivals.

13 Feb 2016 description

New York – As we mark the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, tens of thousands of boys and girls are associated with armed forces and groups in conflicts in over 20 countries around the world.

“Again this year, the multiplication of conflicts and the brutality of tactics of war have made children extremely vulnerable to recruitment and use,” said Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.

13 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • According to Government of Uganda’s Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) reports, a total of 20,136 refugees have been received in Uganda since November 2014 and 47 per cent of them are children under the age of years. The period 14th – 24 th January 2016 saw the entry of a total of 601 new Burundian refugees compared to 390 refugees in the last week of January 8-13,and 151 in the previous week January 1st -7 th before that showing an increase in trends.

13 Feb 2016 description

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  • Mieux connaître le GARR

  • Les rapatriements en 2016

  • La situation dans les camps d’Anse à Pitres

  • Distribution à Anse à Pitres

  • Rencontre de la CCHD

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Mots d’introduction

12 Feb 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 57,300 People receiving UNHCR winterization assistance
  • USD 6.1 million winterization budget
  • 34,100 tonnes of heating coal or m3 wood
  • 29 Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) across Ukraine currently implemented

FUNDING

  • USD 34.8 million requested for the operation in 2016

PRIORITIES

12 Feb 2016 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 10.2.2016 COM(2016) 85 final

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the State of Play of Implementation of the Priority Actions under the European Agenda on Migration

I INTRODUCTION: MANAGING THE REFUGEE CRISIS

12 Feb 2016 description

Depuis le début de l'année, 2.425 personnes ( soit une moyenne de 78 personnes / jour ) ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao.

Au 31 janvier 2016, la population totale de réfugiés s'élève à 54.806 personnes. 60% de la population totale du camp à moins de 18 ans et les femmes représentent 53%.

Avec une augmentation continuelle de la population du camp de Minawao, la capacité d'accueil du camp a atteint ses limites et crée de nouveaux besoins.

12 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • The eighth round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix was conducted in January across 13 states, with results to be released at the end of February.

  • Biometric registration continued in Maiduguri, with 35,842 people registered by the end of January.

12 Feb 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2,636 refugees and migrants arrived: 2,583 from fYRo Macedonia and 53 from Bulgaria.

  • 1,728 asylum seekers departed to Croatia.

  • UNHCR is grateful to the Government of Sweden for having quickly accepted for orderly refugee resettlement to Sweden a 13 year old unaccompanied child, who has been cared for by UNHCR and the social protection system of Serbia since he arrived in Serbia over a month ago.

12 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

BANGUI, Central African Republic, 12 February, 2016  – As Central African voters prepare to cast their ballot on Sunday to elect their next President and members of Parliament, UNICEF is asking the candidates to place the interests of children at the heart of the political agenda by making strong commitments and investing in survival, education and child protection.

12 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • At least 8 people were killed and 50 injured in two suicide attacks which occured in Guité and Mitériné on the shores of lake Chad, in Hadjer-Lamis region.

  • Some 56,000 IDPs have been newly identified on 22 which recently became accessible in the north of Lac region of Chad (Liwa and Daboua subprefectures), according to the findings of a multisector assessment which took place on 14-18 January.

12 Feb 2016 description

Summary of WFP assistance: WFP's assistance focuses on the vulnerable and very poor populations affected by food insecurity and high malnutrition. WFP currently provides food assistance through one protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO), two regional emergency operations and a special operation (SO) to manage the UN humanitarian air service programme.

12 Feb 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Au moins huit personnes ont été tuées et 50 blessées lors de deux attaques suicides survenues le 31 janvier à Guité et Mitériné sur les rives du lac, dans la région du Hadjer-Lamis.

  • Quelques 56 000 déplacés internes nouvellement identifiés sur 22 sites récemment accessibles au nord de la région du lac (sous-préfectures de Liwa et Daboua), selon les résultats d’une mission d’évaluation multisectorielle qui s’est rendue sur place du 14 au 18 janvier.

12 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The campaign on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence took place from 25 November to 10 December, with awareness-raising sessions promoting women’s and girls’ rights organized in IDP camps and urban areas.

  • UNHCR continued to deliver essential assistance to help the displaced families cope with harsh winter temperatures. 108,000 displaced people have received winterization support since 1 October 2015.

UPDATE ON ACHIEVEMENTS

Operational Context

12 Feb 2016 description

Humanitarian situation

In 2016, about 2.5 million people in the country will be in need; i.e, 13.5% of the total population. In the north the return of internally displaced people back to their areas of origin continues. However the number of Malian refugees in neighboring countries is on the rise due to insecurity and inter community conflict along the border with Niger.

12 Feb 2016 description

Situation humanitaire

Il est estimé qu’en 2016, environ 2,5 millions de personnes au pays seront dans le besoin, soit 13,5 % de la population totale. Le retour des personnes déplacées internes se poursuit vers leurs zones d'origine dans le nord. Cependant le nombre de réfugiés maliens dans les pays voisins a augmenté en lien avec l'insécurité et un conflit intercommunautaire le long de la frontière du Niger.