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01 Aug 2019 description
report Islamic Relief

As Islamic Relief launches its 2018 Annual Report it calls on the world to act fast to end the war in Yemen.

“We know the world has the means to end this war, but it needs to act now,” said Naser Haghamed, CEO of Islamic Relief Worldwide – commenting on the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, which looms large in the charity’s latest annual report.

“This is a man-made tragedy that has left 80% of the population in desperate need of aid, some of them on the brink of famine.”

30 Jul 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Since January 2019, 35,400 refugees and migrants (one in four of whom children) arrived through the Mediterranean migration routes. The majority of the children were registered in Greece, bringing the number of refugee and migrant children present in this country to 32,000- a 52 per cent increase since the start of the year.

24 Jul 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In the first half of 2019, the Conditional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE) Programme for Refugee Children grew considerably, with almost 511,500 refugee children having received at least one payment—an increase of nearly 25 percent. Almost 70 per cent of refugee children enrolled in schools across the country have benefitted from the CCTE.

18 Jul 2019 description

SITUATION UPDATE

  • Conflicts forced 27,971 people to flee from their homes in June, bringing the total number of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) to 178,498 in 2019.

  • 235,170 people returned to Afghanistan since January 2019 from Pakistan, Iran and Turkey with significant needs in health and other basic services..

10 Jul 2019 description

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations

02 Jul 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In May, 399,024 children received payment from Conditional Cash Transfer for Education Programme for Refugees (CCTE). The total number of refugee children who have received CCTE payment since May 2017 reached 511,453, including 2,075 children enrolled in the Accelerated Learning Programme.

20 Jun 2019 description
report World Bank

Highlights

  • In 2016, the World Bank Group stepped up its engagement in situations of conflictinduced forced displacement at the global and country levels and adopted a new approach to its engagement that recognizes displacement as a development challenge that must be addressed to attain the World Bank Group’s twin goals.

  • Since fiscal year 2016, the Bank Group’s analytical, financial, and operational support has become more aligned with its stated development approach building on lessons from past engagements. This is an important shift.

20 May 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• In April, UNICEF supported national efforts to prevent and address child marriage. Together with the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services, UNICEF trained more than 600 staff from the Ministry of Interior, who play a key role in the immediate response to child marriage cases.

15 May 2019 description

Washington, May 15, 2019 – There were at least 973 attacks on health workers, health facilities, health transports and patients in 23 countries in conflict in 2018, the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition reported today. At least 167 health workers died and at least 710 were injured. This marks an increase in the number of documented attacks compared to 2017, when the coalition reported 701 such instances.

24 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In March, 404,610 children received a payment from the Conditional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE) Programme for Syrians and Other Refugees. The total number of refugee children who have benefitted from the CCTE to date is 494,620, including 1,324 out-of-school children enrolled in the Accelerated Learning Programme.

26 Mar 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• In February, UNICEF supported the Turkish government’s efforts to prevent and address child marriage, with a focus on capacity building. Approximately 460 staff and service providers from the government, armed forces, women’s shelters and violence prevention centres were trained on how to better identify and respond to child marriage cases.

12 Mar 2019 description

Returns lead to depression and dreams of re-migration among Afghans

Depression, anxiety, isolation and stress. It is not easy to return to a country plagued by decades of conflict. And according to a new report by the Danish Refugee Council's Mixed Migration Centre, psychological hardships make it significantly more difficult for Afghans to reintegrate and start a new life.

06 Mar 2019 description
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UN-Coordinated Appeals

The GHO published on 4 December 2018 announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan (RMRP). With the inclusion of the Zimbabwe Flash Appeal last month, funding requirements for UN-led appeals as at end February amounted to $22.42 billion.

Of 138.8 million people estimated to be in need of assistance, the humanitarian response plans envisage assisting 103.7 million.

01 Mar 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• At the start of 2019, Turkey continues to host the largest registered refugee population in the world with over 4 million refugees and asylumseekers registered, of whom over 1.7 million are children.

01 Feb 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• By the end of 2018, more than 645,000 Syrian and other refugee children were enrolled in Turkish public schools and temporary education centres across the country – a five per cent increase over the previous school year. Over 47,000 young Syrian and Turkish children were enrolled in early childhood education.

• The Conditional Cash Transfer for Education for refugee children expanded significantly in 2018, from 188,500 children enrolled in January to nearly 411,000 in December.

11 Jan 2019 description
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At the end of December 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Response Plan (3RP) required US$24.93 billion to assist 97.9 million people in urgent need of humanitarian support. The requirements remained unchanged as of the end of November 2018. The plans are funded at $14.58 billion which amounts to 58.5 per cent of financial requirements for 2018. Notably, the percentage of total funding contributed through humanitarian response plans carried out by the UN with partners in 2018 is estimated at 62.9%.

28 Dec 2018 description
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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,