- Afghanistan Weekly Field Report | 12 - 19 November 2017
- IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans - Weekly Situation Report (12 - 18 November 2017)
- OCHA: Afghanistan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 69 | 1 – 31 October 2017
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- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan Mid-Year Review of Financing, Achievements and Response Challenges (Jan - Jun 2017)
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- Country-based Pooled Fund
- Afghanistan: Avalanches and Floods - Jan 2017
- Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2015
- Afghanistan: Avalanches, Floods and Landslides - Feb 2015
- Afghanistan: Flash Floods and Landslides - Apr 2014
- Afghanistan: Flash Floods - Aug 2013
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- Afghanistan: Flash Floods - Jul 2012
- Afghanistan: Earthquakes - Jun 2012
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- Afghanistan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 69 | 1 – 31 October 2017
- 9,500 children dying from diarrhoea each year in Afghanistan – UNICEF
- Afghan healthcare under siege as escalating conflict cuts off access
- The EU steps up humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan
- Protecting Children from Polio at the Afghanistan-Pakistan Border
Press conference: Launch of Integrity Watch Afghanistan research report on the state prisons in Afghanistan
Integrity Watch Afghanistan: Despite, millions of dollars spent, the state of prisons in Afghanistan remains inhuman
Directorate of Refugees and Repatriations with co-operation of ACF and UNICEF have distributed to 97 displaced families, which displaced from insecure places of Jawand, Bad Ghis province and Dolina district and Ghelmin village to the central of this province.
Tuesday and Wednesday November 14 and 15, 2017 every of this family has received 14000Af and also has received such as 2blanket 2tarpauline by ACF and 2blanket, 2tarpauline, one seat chicken equipment by UNICEF.
Directorate of Refugees and Repatriations with co-operation of NRC, WFP, UNHCR and UNICEF distributed humanitarian assistance to 147 displaced families which displaced from Trinkot district and Daram Aab village to the central of this province.
On Tuesday November 15, 2017 Every of the mentioned family received 14000Af by NRC and 12000Af by WFP and 3tarpauline, 2blanket and one gas balloon by UNHCR and received hygiene package by UNICEF.
Directorate of RR with co-operation of WFP have distributed to 700 displaced families FIs which displaced from Khashroad, Chahar Borjak, and Chaghansor districts, and from Farah, Ghor, Helmand, Kandahar, Kunduz, and Baghlan, to the central of these provinces.
After a certainly survey since Saturday up to Wednesday since 12-15 of the current year has been done.
For every of this family has distributed such as 150kg flour, 14kg oil, 15kg pea, and one kg salt.
Directorate of Ghazni RR with co-operation of DRC have distributed cash and humanitarian assistance to 88 displaced families which displaced from insecure places of Andar and Qara bagh districts to central of this province.
Wednesday November 15, 2017 of the current year for every of this families received 18000Af cash assistance and 18 other displaced families received cash and humanitarian assistance such as one comp 1 tarpauline, 2 mattress, and one gas balloon.
Brussels, 15 November 2017
In the run-up to the European Council in December, the Commission and the High Representative are today setting out the work still required to consolidate the positive results achieved over the past years.
BONN – A compelling new report about the impact of climate change on global food security has been launched by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the Government of Sweden.
How Climate Change Drives Hunger was unveiled today at the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference - known as COP23 - which is being held in Bonn, Germany.
Overview of Migrant Situation in Turkey
According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are approximately 3,5 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking for the international protection.
Area under opium poppy cultivation increased by 63% since 2016, reaching a new record high
The total area under opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan was estimated at 328,000 hectares in 2017, a 63% increase or 127,000 hectares more compared to the previous year. This level of opium poppy cultivation is a new record high and exceeds the formerly highest value recorded in 2014 (224,000 hectares) by 104,000 hectares or 46%.
The goal of the Helmand Food Zone (HFZ) was to bring about a rapid and significant reduction in opium poppy cultivation. It was funded directly by the UK and US governments to the tune of between US$12 and $18 million per year between the autumn of 2008 and 2012.
KABUL, Afghanistan, 14 November 2017 – The Italian government today contributed 4.3 million euros to eradicate polio in Afghanistan and improve the nutritional status of children under the age of five. Of this amount, 2.5 million euros will go to UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), which are both working in the framework of the National Emergency Action Plan for Polio (NEAP) aimed at interrupting the disease transmission in Afghanistan.
Italy’s contribution supports efforts to vaccinate every last child against polio in the only two countries reporting cases of the disease in 2017.
taly has provided EURO 4.5 million to support efforts to reach and vaccinate all children under five years of age in Pakistan and Afghanistan – the only two countries worldwide that have reported polio cases this year.
Current major event
Deaths from Dengue in Pakistan
Pakistan is endemic for Dengue fever (DF) since 1994. The country faced a number of repeated outbreaks in different provinces during last two decades. The recorded peak transmission season of DF virus is during July to October/ November. This year an outbreak was reported from the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 69 deaths reported from this outbreak so far.
BAZARAK - The participation of women in political processes is essential to achieving peace and countering violent extremism, stressed participants at a UN-backed event in Bazarak, the capital of the central province of Panjshir.
Attended by government officials, representatives from the department of women’s affairs and other community leaders, the event enabled participants to underscore the need for greater involvement of women in peace negotiations and political processes in the region.
844 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
12,319 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
94,107 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017
380,064 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2017
85% of returnees from Pakistan (724 individuals) assisted
5% of returnees from Iran (589 individuals) assisted
153 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 0 from Pakistan
Undocumented returnees and refugees returning to Afghanistan from neighbouring countries face an increased risk of harm from mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). The current influx of returnees has meant a shift in focus for the Danish Demining Group’s (DDG) Risk Education programme in Afghanistan.
SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan, 13 November 2017 – “The town of Spin Boldak on Afghanistan’s southern border with Pakistan is at the epicentre of the global effort to eradicate polio.
“This year, only Afghanistan and Pakistan have recorded wild poliovirus cases and the virus has no respect for the borders. As of 9 November 2017, there are 14 cases of wild poliovirus globally – nine in Afghanistan and five in Pakistan – the lowest number recorded in history.
**HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS **
On 12 November, 4,262 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia, of which 3,938 were accommodated in the 18 government centres - representing 92% of the total caseload (see the Joint Assessment of Government Centres for improvements and gaps in reception conditions, now also available as app on: http://www.unhcr.rs/CentreProfiling/overview.php.
Last updated 29/05/2017