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06 Dec 2018 description

Operational Presence: Organizations that are physically present in the district and are delivering a humanitarian service or implementing a humanitarian project during the reporting period.

Operational Capacity: Operational capacity refers to the potential ability of an organization to deliver humanitarian services if needed. In addition to organizations currently delivering services, organizations that have the ability to access and deliver services are considered.

06 Dec 2018 description

Operational Presence: Organizations that are physically present in the district and are delivering a humanitarian service or implementing a humanitarian project during the reporting period.

Operational Capacity: Operational capacity refers to the potential ability of an organization to deliver humanitarian services if needed. In addition to organizations currently delivering services, organizations that have the ability to access and deliver services are considered.

06 Dec 2018 description

Operational Presence: Organizations that are physically present in the district and are delivering a humanitarian service or implementing a humanitarian project during the reporting period.

Operational Capacity: Operational capacity refers to the potential ability of an organization to deliver humanitarian services if needed. In addition to organizations currently delivering services, organizations that have the ability to access and deliver services are considered.

06 Dec 2018 description
report WaterAid

Every day, an additional 110,000 people are forced into water scarcity: WaterAid

A new ranking by WaterAid of developing countries shows where millions of people are already losing their right to water, increasing their vulnerability to the impact of climate change.

Sudan, Niger and Pakistan are the top 3 countries with the most threatened water supply, based on new analysis of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative measures of access to water, climate patterns and water usage rates.

06 Dec 2018 description

KABUL - To support efforts by Afghanistan’s communities and institutions in ending all forms of violence against women and girls, UNAMA’s regional offices organised a series of events and programmes across the country for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign.

As part of the campaign, religious leaders, civil society members, human rights activists, legal professionals and government officials came together to call for an end to harmful traditional practices and to speak out against gender-based violence.

06 Dec 2018 description

A new project from SCA will make Afghan boys and men discuss gender issues. Through groups of activists, equipped with a series of posters, even remote villages will be reached. The posters are raising sensitive issues about domestic violence, early marriages, discrimination and women´s right to participate in society.

05 Dec 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:
- The situation in Malistan and Jaghuri districts in Ghazni province is gradually becoming normal. IDPs have started returning to their place of origin.
- Based on initial reports, 6,720 people were displaced in the past week, out of which 1,400 were displaced due to drought.
- A total of 306,161 people have been verified as being displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

05 Dec 2018 description

Deaths from terrorism fall 44%, but terrorism remains widespread

05 Dec 2018 description

05/12/2018

The number of people facing severe hunger in the world continues to rise, reaching 124 million people across 51 countries. Conflict and extreme climate events remain the main drivers behind severe food crises. Often occurring simultaneously, all dimensions of food security – food availability, access and utilization – are further undermined.

05 Dec 2018 description

Roald Høvring

AFGHANISTAN/Badghis: Thousands have been displaced from their homes because of conflict, drought and lack of food. Now, winter is approaching and the cold have already claimed its first victims.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is working around the clock to ensure that the most vulnerable families receive shelter to be able to make it through the winter.

04 Dec 2018 description

Last week, in South and Southeast Asia, there was an increase in demonstrations while organized violence remained static overall. The week was marked by two Taliban attacks on foreign forces in Afghanistan, large-scale farmer protests in India, a surge of pre-election violence in Bangladesh, and a significant increase in separatist violence in southern Thailand.

04 Dec 2018 description

Crises affect more people, for longer, and conflict remains the main driver of humanitarian and protection needs. The Global Humanitarian Overview presents detailed, prioritized and costed plans for how the United Nations and partner organizations will respond worldwide

(Geneva, 4 December 2018) – The world is witnessing extremely high levels of humanitarian need driven primarily by armed conflicts that generate enormous suffering and displacement for years on end.

04 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

752,325 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

721,633 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

30,692 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

12,965 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

617 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

6% of returnees from Iran (817 individuals) assisted

89% of returnees from Pakistan (550 individuals) assisted

04 Dec 2018 description

Natural Disasters Update: Drought IDP Overview:

Herat:

Following verification, profiling and mapping by DRC, NRC, UNHCR and IOM in designated settlements and on-going response so far; following is the updated figure of the displaced families in 10 settlements;

• 21,086 families verified in 10 settlements

• 9,603 families have received NFIs and 3,231 families have received emergency shelter from IOM, UNHCR, IFRC, DRC, IRC and NRC

04 Dec 2018 description

Arrivals

This week, 370 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 717 arrivals but an increase from last year’s 161 arrivals during the same period.

The average daily arrivals this week equalled 53, compared to 102 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 16,000 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands. The majority of the population on the Aegean islands are from Afghanistan (35%), Iraq (18%) and Syria (13%).

04 Dec 2018 description

December 4th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched its Warm Winter campaign, which seeks to distribute QR 14 million winterization aid for more than 225,000 beneficiaries in nine countries.

Under the theme of 'Journey of Giving', this is the 13th edition of the annual campaign, which has over the past few years reached out to millions of affected populations across Asia and Africa.

04 Dec 2018 description

KABUL - Women’s full, equal and meaningful participation in peace processes was the focus of this year’s Afghanistan-wide Global Open Days events, a series of nationwide dialogues around women, peace and security.

04 Dec 2018 description
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The Asia Foundation Launches the 2018 Survey of the Afghan People [EN/Dari]

04 Dec 2018 description

Les crises affectent un plus grand nombre de personnes, durent plus longtemps et les conflits demeurent la cause principale des besoins humanitaires et de protection. L’Aperçu de la situation humanitaire mondiale présente des plans détaillés, priorisés, et chiffrés sur la manière dont les Nations Unies et ses organisations partenaires répondront à ces besoins à travers le monde

04 Dec 2018 description

Global trends and challenges

More than 1 per cent of people across the planet right now are caught up in major humanitarian crises. The international humanitarian system is more effective than ever at meeting their needs – but global trends including poverty, population growth and climate change are leaving more people than ever vulnerable to the devastating impacts of conflicts and disasters.