Persons with Disabilities

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28 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 25th

Highlights

  • Markets and shops are functioning, with some items available, however due to a lack of cash in households, high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor.

28 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 14th, 16th & 19th.

Highlights

  • Markets and shops are functioning with some items available, however there is an insufficient quantity of all basic products such as food, NFIs, water etc.

28 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 23th.

Highlights

  • Markets and shops are functioning, with essential items available, however due to a lack of cash in households, high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power of basic items such as food and NFIs is low/poor.

28 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 15th.

Highlights

  • Markets and shops are functioning, with food, water, NFIs and other goods available, however due to a lack of cash and jobs, purchasing power is low and these items and goods remain unavailable.

28 Mar 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Le Parlement européen devrait améliorer le suivi des fonds d’aide destinés aux réfugiés

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

• On 23 March, national and international media reported the death of a large number of civilians in the densely-populated neighborhood of Al Aghwat Al Jadidah in West Mosul. The cause and exact number of casualties have not yet been established.

• An estimated 220,000 people are currently displaced from West Mosul since 19 February 2017, according to figures received from the Government of Iraq.

27 Mar 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Brussels, March 27, 2017) – The European Parliament should ensure that European Union funds for refugees also reach those with disabilities, Human Rights Watch and the European Disability Forum said in advance of an event at the European Parliament in Brussels tomorrow, March 28.

27 Mar 2017 description
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Foreword

National Human Rights Commission has been provisioned with the duties to ensure the respect, protection and promotion of human rights and their effective implementation as per the Article 249 (1) of the Constitution of Nepal- 2015. As a constitutional body, therefore, the Commission has been accomplishing its constitutional responsibilities through monitoring the human rights situation, investigation and promotion of human rights.

27 Mar 2017 description

Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) provides relief items to affected population in line with seven fundamental principles.
In addition to ARCS’s previous assistances, ARCS has provided relief items to 500 disables, destitute and internally displaced families who have affected due to armed conflicts in Baghlan province.
ARCS’s authorities have optimally distributed relief items while Baghlan province sub-governor, head of provincial council, Baghlan province parliamentarians and ARCS north-eastern regional zone office head were observing the distribution process.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 18th

Highlights

  • Food is the top priority need and there is insufficient access to staple foods in the market.

  • Markets and shops are semifunctional, with some items available, however due to a lack of cash in households, high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 21th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, very high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, food is reported as a top community need followed by cash and jobs.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 21th

Highlights

  • WASH needs are deemed the top priority need by most informants, a reflection of the limited access to clean drinking water for the neighborhood’s residents.

  • Informants note that access to electricity is one of the top priorities, with the current electrical network destroyed.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 21th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, very high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor and food is listed as a top priority need of residents along with cash and jobs.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 19th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor and food is listed as the top priority need of residents.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 19th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, very high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor and food is listed as a top priority need of residents.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 22th

Highlights

  • WASH needs are deemed the top priority need by informants, a reflection of the limited access to clean drinking water for the neighborhood’s residents.

26 Mar 2017 description

By Ellen Wulfhorst

NEW YORK, March 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Four Tanzanian children with albinism, who lost limbs in brutal superstition-driven attacks, arrived in the United States on Saturday for medical treatment and respite from a homeland where they are persecuted and feared.

Weary from travel, the four stepped off a jet at John F. Kennedy International Airport, where Elissa Montanti, founder of the Global Medical Relief Fund (GMRF), was waiting for them.

25 Mar 2017 description

Twenty million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and northeastern Nigeria have been grappling with a serious food crisis since 2016.