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17 Apr 2019 description

This evaluation had two overarching purposes: to help Sida, Norway and Finland, as well as UN Women, to assess progress of the on-going UN Women country programme in Afghanistan to learn from what works well and less well. UN Women’s programme has been and remains broadly relevant to the context of Afghanistan, although the balance of priorities has been driven more by funding availability than by a strategic or long-term vision. There has been some progress made in the achievement of outputs, but much less progress in the achievement of outcomes.

15 Mar 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

34 provinces covered

390 districts assessed

11,443 settlements assessed

64,186 key informants interviewed

3,225,380 returnees from abroad [2012-2018]

3,529,971 IDPs [2012–2018] currently in host communities

3,957,614 former IDPs have returned to their homes [2012–2018]

2,291,584 out-migrants fled abroad [2012–2018]

271,248 out-migrants fled to Europe (12% of out-migrants)

266,943 returnees and IDPs live in tents or in the open air

24 Feb 2019 description
  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Nutrition and SMART mortality survey was conducted in the entire province of Uruzgan, between 7th to 26th February 2018 in the winter season. It was based on the standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transition (SMART) methodology and was a cross sectional survey following two-stage cluster sampling method. This preliminary report is an analysis of under-five nutrition status, mortality, morbidity, immunization, PLWs nutrition status, WASH and FSL.

20 Feb 2019 description

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Abstract

18 Feb 2019 description

Total Arrivals

2018: 141,500
2017: 185,100
2016: 373,700
2015: 1,032,400

Between 1 January and 31 December 2018, some 141,500 refugees and migrants arrived via the three Mediterranean routes from North Africa and Turkey. Most crossed the Western Mediterranean from Morocco and Algeria to Spain. Arrivals in 2018 most commonly originated from Guinea, Morocco, Mali and the Syrian Arab Republic.

In 2018, 64% of arrivals were men, 15% women and 22% children.

11 Feb 2019 description

SITUATION UPDATE

  • 800,124 total returnees from Iran and Pakistan since January 2018

  • 280,000 people have been displaced in Afghanistan due to conflict in 2018. They face challenges due to lack of essential services including housing, food, health services and safe drinking water. The displaced population is particularly vulnerable to health issues related to non-communicable diseases, mental health issues and addiction.

05 Feb 2019 description

"This 17th Edition of To Walk the Earth In Safety summarizes the United States' CWD programs in 2017. CWD assistance provides the United States with a powerful and flexible tool to help partner countries manage their stockpiles of munitions, destroy excess small arms and light weapons (SA/LW) and clear explosive hazards such as landmines, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), and UXO. Our assistance also helps countries destroy or enhance security of their man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) and their threat to civilian aviation, in addition to other weapons and munitions.

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.

31 Jan 2019 description

15,699 registered refugees have returned to Afghanistan from neighboring and non-neighboring countries (13,584 from Pakistan).

343,341 individuals have been newly displaced by conflict in 2018 and profiled by OCHA as internally displaced persons (IDPs) in need of protection and assistance.

75,121 Pakistani refugees from North-Waziristan Agency have been registered in Khost and Paktika provinces.

FACILITATING REPATRIATION

UNHCR Facilitated Voluntary Repatriation (VolRep) Programme

30 Jan 2019 description

At 31 December 2018, there were 1285 people in immigration detention facilities. A further 696 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 15,674 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging E visa.