IDPs

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20 Feb 2017 description

Humanitarian Overview

Six years of conflict in Syria have resulted in one of the largest humanitarian crises since World War II.

The situation in Syria is a global humanitarian crisis demanding an extraordinary response to meet the needs of those affected.

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February 20th, 2017 ― Doha:As part of its large-scale relief intervention funded by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has initiated a program to support health centers in western Mosul, Iraq, with medications, medical supplies, and furniture.

Conducted in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the program is estimated to benefit 162,600 Iraqi in eight districts of the war-damaged city.

20 Feb 2017 description

Indonesia

Flood

  • Flood still affecting many districts in Indonesia. The recent flood in Brebes, Central Java Province has forced 4,950 people to evacuate. About 1,000 houses were also reportedly inundated.

  • In Cilacap, Central Java Province, the flood has affected 381 families and submerged 371 houses. 56 people had to stay inside evacuation centre.

  • Flood also inundated 175 houses in Bojonegoro, East Java Province.

20 Feb 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

159,936
persons currently internally displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since military operations to retake the city resumed on 17 October 2016

21,053
UNHCR kits of core relief items (CRIs) distributed to families in camps, assisting some 126,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Mosul and surrounding areas

20 Feb 2017 description

SYED ALI SHAH

The Balochistan Solidarity Jirga on Saturday demanded of the government to ensure inclusion of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the upcoming census.

The jirga, held at Sarawan House and attended by prominent political, religious and tribal personalities, also urged the government to keep foreigners in the province out of the census.

20 Feb 2017 description

NEEDS ANALYSIS

  • 119,876 people remain displaced across 36 camps/camp like settings as a result of two spates of violence/burning of houses in 2012. 20-25% decrease in IDP population in 2015 due to individual housing solutions.

  • Cyclone Komen and flooding in August 2015 resulted in severe damage to over 13,000 houses.

  • Violence/displacement in northern Rakhine State.

RESPONSE

2012-2013: Emergency shelter response for 140,000 persons (see images above/top left & right).

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Summary

The present report, submitted pursuant to resolution 31/27 of the Human Rights Council, was prepared in cooperation with the United Nations Support Mission in Libya. It describes the situation of human rights in Libya and sets out the support provided to key Libyan institutions with regard to the protection of civilians, groups in focus, administration of justice, the rule of law and transitional justice. It concludes with recommendations addressed to all parties to the conflict, the Government, the international community and the Human Rights Council.

20 Feb 2017 description

Este informe fue elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC y con información las organizaciones del ELC Cauca.

Flash Update No. 1: Desplazamiento y confinamiento de las comunidades[1] del Resguardo de Calle de Santa Rosa – Timbiquí (Cauca)

19 Feb 2017 description

In Numbers

1.85 million internally displaced people (OCHA)

1.5 million South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR) 223,926 seeking shelter with the UN (UNMISS)

4.6 million people projected to require food assistance from January—April 2017 (WFP estimate)

Highlights

  • Humanitarian partners appeal for US$1.6 billion to provide lifesaving humanitarian assistance for 5.8 million people in South Sudan this year.

19 Feb 2017 description

“The lives of hundreds of thousands of civilians are on the line as Iraqi forces and the US-led coalition commence the battle to re-take west Mosul from ISIS,” the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Country Director in Iraq, Wolfgang Gressmann warned today.

19 Feb 2017 description

As part of President Erdoğan Visit to Qatar

February 18th, 2017 ― Doha: A high-profile delegation of the Turkish Red Crescent visited Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) to hold meetings with QRCS top officials and sign a framework agreement for further humanitarian cooperation.

The Turkish delegation was in Doha as part of the visit of the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to deepen bilateral diplomatic relations between the two nations.

19 Feb 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

763,363 IDPs provided with NFIs since March 2015 to February 2017

134,149 Refugees and asylum seekers provided with health services since January 2016

63,712 IDPs provided with shelter assistance since January 2016

63,067 Refugee children enrolled in education since January 2016

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

19 Feb 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

2,007,216 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) *

1,027,674 IDP returnees

724,846 recipients of NFIs since March 2015

18.8 million people in need

263,432 people reached by the Protection cluster led by UNHCR in 2016

279,211 registered refugees and asylum seekers

1,839 new arrivals to Yemeni coast since 1 January 2017

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(Baghdad, 19 February 2017): Since fighting began on 17 October 2016, more than 217,000 people have been displaced from the eastern sections of Mosul; already, 57,000 people have returned to their neighbourhoods. At least 550,000 civilians remained in their homes during the fighting. Humanitarian partners have been active in re-taken accessible areas since mid-October, reaching more than 850,000 people with some form of assistance.

19 Feb 2017 description

El corregimiento de Santa Bárbara, al sur de la capital nariñense, le dio la bienvenida este sábado a las entidades que conforman el Sistema Nacional de Atención y Reparación Integral a las Víctimas del Conflicto.

PASTO

La Unidad para las Víctimas atendió este sábado a 400 personas víctimas del conflicto que habitan el corregimiento de Santa Bárbara, ubicado al sur del municipio de Pasto, en una jornada de descentralización de la oferta institucional.

19 Feb 2017 description

Fulfilling one of its declared missions to assist Filipinos affected by incidents of armed conflict, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Field Office in the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) has provided assistance to civilians whose safety were endangered when the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) overran a suspected New People’s Army (NPA) camp in Sitio Pinugao, Barangay Namal, Asipulo, Ifugao, during an encounter on February 12.