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27 Sep 2016 description
report UN Security Council
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I. Introduction

1. The present report is the thirty-first submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014), paragraph 10 of Council resolution 2165 (2014), paragraph 5 of Council resolution 2191 (2014) and paragraph 5 of Council resolution 2258 (2015), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all parties to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic.

27 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • The School Feeding Programme is facing critical funding gaps. The Country Office urgently requires contributions in order to begin preparations for the next school term, which begins in October 2016.

Operational Updates

26 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

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  • The nutritional situation in Chad remains worrying. 112,230 children under five with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) were admitted into therapeutic care from January to July 2016, reaching 63% of the revised annual target (193,943). This is 21% more cases of SAM than in the same period in 2015 (87,860). Kanem and Bahr El Gazal Regions are particularly affected as by July they have surpassed their annual target by 106% and 118% respectively.

26 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
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  • The State of Emergency has been extended to 15 October 2016 in Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces.

  • 3,279 children in 14 schools received essential educational and recreational materials in Pedernales in collaboration with Plan International.

  • Upwards of 4,000 people (80% of inhabitants) now have access to safe water thanks to the UNICEF donation of a pumping station in Flavio Alfaro.

26 Sep 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• UN and partners appeal for US$ 10.7 million to provide relief in Sirt

• WHO keeps delivering medical supplies and lifesaving medicines to major cities in Libya

• Lack of liquidity, shortage of gas, fuel, and price hikes remain the major problems in Derna

• UNICEF responds to the recruitment of children in armed groups

Humanitarian situation in areas affected by ongoing armed conflict

26 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 20 September, a total of 2,143 cholera cases have been reported, including 31 deaths. The total number of cholera cases reported this year has exceeded those in 2015. The case fatality rate (CFR), currently at 1.44 per cent, remains substantially lower than last year, reflecting significant improvements in case management and timely referral.

23 Sep 2016 description

Over 9 million people across the Lake Chad Basin are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Since 2015, CERF has provided more than $90 million for life-saving humanitarian assistance to 3 million people affected by the conflict and deepening food crisis.

23 Sep 2016 description

Overview

Anbar:

The Back to School campaign in Anbar, Baghdad and Babylon is aiming to enroll 100,000 displaced and returning children into schools. Almost 200 prefab classrooms are procured and installed and are awaiting distribution to Falluja, HTC, AAF, Ramadi, Bzibiez and Khaldiya providing learning spaces for around 20,000 children. Additionally 10 schools are currently rehabilitated in Falluja.

Kirkuk:

23 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Hostilities escalated dramatically across the country after the suspension of the UN-backed peace talks in Kuwait, claiming civilian lives and leaving heavily damaged civilian infrastructure. Airstrikes resumed in the north of the country and in the capital Sana’a, and ground fighting continued in Taiz, Marib, Al Jawf and Sana’a. Humanitarian access and operations were seriously affected.

23 Sep 2016 description

Forced Migration

The figures for forced migration are staggering and unprecedented. And yet the movement of people is a symptom of a crisis, not the cause. Until there is a global reduction in violence and conflict, the problem will continue to get worse.

23 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 17 August, there were 3,344,154 internally displaced persons (557,359 families) across 105 districts and 3,823 locations in Iraq, and 852,390 returnees (142,065 families). At least 47 per cent of these are children under 18.

  • In August, the RRM Consortium co-led by UNICEF and WFP distributed 28,130 RRM kits as immediate response benefiting 136,236 vulnerable people newlydisplaced by conflict.

23 Sep 2016 description

Since the beginning of 2016, the UN and partners successfuly delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operat i ons, reaching over 1.2 million civilians in besieged, hard-to-reach and other priority cross-line locations with dire humanitarian needs. Many of these people were reached more than once. A total of 82 inter-agency convoys have been undertaken.

UNRWA has also delivered 32 convoys with multi-sectoral assistance to 19,000 in YBB*, including thousands of residents in and from Yarmouk.