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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
700,000 Total number of children targeted
375,000 Total number of children to be reached
110,000 Total number of children reached
PESHAWAR: Despite registering 370,000 undocumented Afghan nationals across the country, the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has yet to deliver cards to the applicants.
The officials concerned said that Nadra had yet to start printing of cards to be provided to the registered Afghan citizens. They said that Nadra did not start printing of cards since launching of the registration process.
The Norwegian parliament has a chance to protect people seeking asylum from the horrors of war by voting in favour of a temporary stay on all returns to Afghanistan, Amnesty International said today.
“As the security situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate, Afghans who have sought asylum in Norway will be watching this vote with trepidation,” said Maria Serrano, Senior Campaigner on Migration at Amnesty International.
Directorate of Refugees and Repatriations with co-operation of NRC, WFP, UNHCR and DACAR distributed humanitarian assistance for 76 displaced families that displaced from insecure places of Chahar dara districts to the central of this province.
Saturday November 11, 2017 of the current year every of mentioned family received 14000Af behalf of NRC and contribution such as 100kg flour, 7kg oil, 7kg pea, and one kg salt behalf of WFP and such as 2 tarpaulin, 2 blanket, one gas balloon and another house equipment behalf of UNHCR and also hygiene package behalf of the DACAR.
Directorate of Refugees and Repatriations with co-operation of WFP distributed to 101 displaced families humanitarian assistance which displaced from insecure places of Darz aab and Aqcha districts to the central of this province.
Thursday November09 , 2017 of the current year distributed to every of the mentioned family such as 100kg flour, 7kgoil, 7kg pea, and one kg salt by WFP.
Meanwhile the mentioned displaced families had already received FIs and cash assistance.
Total (observed) arrivals – October: 1,017
Total (observed) arrivals - September: 673
Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - October: 69
Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - September: 28
Total occupancy of government centres – end October: 4,100
Total occupancy of government centres - end September: 3,900
JALALABAD - To eliminate violence against women, the support and participation of everyone in Afghan society, especially religious scholars, is crucial, participants said at a UN-backed event that was later broadcast by radio in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province.
The benchmark US wheat price declined in October mostly because of higher supply prospects while maize quotations firmed due to rain-induced harvest delays. International rice prices strengthened in October, mainly reflecting seasonally tight Japonica and fragrant supplies.
In October 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 4,093 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 63% (2,592) of the deaths and injuries recorded.
When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 93% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 8% in other areas.
Libya continues to be the main transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. UNHCR's interverntions at disembarkation points in Libya focus on the provision of life-saving assistance and protection monitoring, to identify persons in need of international protection, as well as vulnerable individuals, such as unaccompanied and separated children, elderly, medical cases, women at risk or victims of trafficking.
9,500 children dying from diarrhoea each year in Afghanistan – UNICEF
Widespread violence is affecting the lives of many children across Afghanistan but preventable diseases and sickness, such as diarrhoea, continue to kill many more
KABUL, NILI, Afghanistan, 02 November 2017 – Although the number of children under five years dying from diarrhea each year in Afghanistan has dropped below 10,000 for the first time, the disease still claims the lives of 26 children each day across the country, UNICEF said today.
KABUL, Afghanistan, 09 November 2017 – The United Kingdom today announced £10 million (over US$15 million) to help protect and improve the lives of children affected by ongoing violence and insecurity across Afghanistan.
Over 5.3 million children are currently in need of humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan, including children uprooted by violence and those who have recently returned to the country.
Despite a recent improvement in seasonal rainfall, dryness remains in Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia
Africa Weather Hazards
Increased seasonal rainfall was recorded in Somalia and northeastern Kenya, helping to mitigate early-season moisture deficits, although dryness remains. Average to above-average rainfall forecast in mid- November is expected to continue to provide relief to the region.
Heavy rainfall continues to sustain the risk for flooding in southeastern Kenya and northeastern Tanzania.
Polio this week as of 8 November 2017
As of 31 October, United Nations-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$24.1 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 105.1 million particularly vulnerable people of an estimated 145 million crisis-affected people in 39 countries. The appeals are funded at $11.8 billion, leaving a shortfall of $12.3 billion. This is $1.5 billion less than the gap reported at the end of September 2017.
One of the key priorities of ICARDA activities in Afghanistan is raising the capacity of the country’s women farmers. With funding from AusAid, the Center recently conducted training with the staff and community members of Action Aid, an international NGO based in South Africa and working across 45 countries to tackle poverty.
Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 17% less compared to 819 refugees that repatriated between 22 and 28 October 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans increased by 5% compared to last week’s figure of 923 individuals.
Some 88% (851 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 96% (649 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.