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31 Oct 2017 description

Bangladesh

607,000 newly arrived Rohingya in Cox's Bazar are in need of WASH assistance, which is impeded by physical access at new sites, overburdened existing facilities and the extremely limited safe water and sanitation facilities at reception areas close to the border.

There is a gap in response targeting for some 636,000 people. Protection is another major concern with 597,000 people requiring assistance including psycho-social support, child protection, and family tracing and reunification.

31 Oct 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview presents available information on the reported perpetrators of incidents where the use of explosive weapons affected the delivery of aid. It is based on 195 reported events that were identified by Insecurity Insight in open sources or confidentially provided by aid agencies to the Security in Numbers Database (SiND) during the first six months of 2017.

31 Oct 2017 description

The decision to migrate to a new country is complex. Perhaps even harder is the decision to return from a host country to a person’s country of origin. Increasing numbers of Afghans are making these decisions, and often under strained and difficult circumstances. While research exists on different aspects of decisionmaking surrounding migration to Europe, little has been done to understand the thought process and the experience of returning when circumstances in Europe do not permit for asylum and resettlement.

31 Oct 2017 description

Introduction

After more than three decades of protracted displacement, Iran hosts almost one million documented and an estimated two million undocumented Afghans refugees. Many, particularly those who do not hold the Amayesh registration card, face constraints and limitations on access to livelihoods, healthcare, and other essential services. It is estimated that some 2000 Afghans continue to arrive every day in Iran, but there has been no generalised refugee status determination (RSD) in the country since 2001.

What are the needs?

31 Oct 2017 description

The border office of refugee and repatriation has been reported, since September 29 up to October 27, 2017 about 8188 body Afghan refugee have been returned from Iran and Pakistan back to the country.

Among of these families there were existing the documented and undocumented spontaneously and forcibly Afghan Refugees through the pule Abrishom and torkham and Spin boldak returned to the country.

31 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The National Procurement Authority has topped an annual performance assessment of institutions managing public finances.

  • The Authority is at the forefront of the fight against corruption in Afghanistan and was instrumental in developing a transparent procurement system.

  • A vibrant professional team is the force behind the authority’s reforms to ensure a fair national procurement system that is free of corruption.

31 Oct 2017 description
report People in Need

Solar Powered Water Supply System Improve Life of Afghan Marginalized Communities

30 Oct 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

As of 29 October, a total of 296,190 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, an increase of more than 800 people compared to the previous week. The provinces sheltering the highest numbers of IDPs are Nangarhar (34,872), Kunduz (29,883), Badghis (24,625) and Baghlan (18,788).

30 Oct 2017 description

MAHMOOD RAQI- The Parwan provincial government together with civil society and the private sector have launched a social media campaign to enhance open government and citizens access to information.

The month long social media and radio campaign, led by the Governor’s Office, and supported by the Kabul field office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), seeks to make information readily available to the public on the work and programs of the provincial government.

30 Oct 2017 description

Directorate of Refugee and Repatriation of Ghor province with cooperation of WFP distributed FIs for 90 displaced families, which displaced from insecure placed such as Ghalmin village to the central of this province.

Saturday October 28, 2017 distributed for every of the mentioned family such as, 100 kg flour, 7kg oil, 7kg pea, and one kg salt.

30 Oct 2017 description

Mark Goldring and Harriet Lamb

A new report from Oxfam and International Alert looks at how violent conflict impacts local civil society and how international partners respond. Here Harriet Lamb, CEO of International Alert and Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam GB, reflect on the key findings and their implications for future and current partnerships in conflict.

30 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

146,287 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE

137,771 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA

8,516 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

30 Oct 2017 description

146,287 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE

137,771 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA

8,516 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

Highlights

29 Oct 2017 description

The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) remains one of the challenging development and humanitarian issues in Afghanistan. Limited access to WASH means a significant burden of poor health, nutrition, education and protection for children and women. The revised Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP 2017) target envisaged a need for reaching 850,000 people with WASH services in 2017. The Cluster partners have successfully reached 669,500 people during the last three quarters.

29 Oct 2017 description
report HALO Trust

MY NAME IS ASSADULLAH, SON OF ABDUL GHANI, AND I AM THE HEAD OF BAR MALANG VILLAGE.

I was born in Bar Malang village, but I am currently living in the nearby Baghagai village. As my family expanded in size, I decided to relocate because the neighboring village was safer and more developed.

My household consists of 37 people. My wife and I live with our children, my seven brothers and their wives and children. I have spent the majority of my life living in Bar Malang and Baghagai villages; only during the war, I sought refuge with my family in Pakistan for a few years.

29 Oct 2017 description

Key messages

  • International prices of wheat increased in September mostly because of weather-related concerns, while maize quotations fell further on crop harvest pressure. International rice prices remained generally firm, supported by seasonally tight availabilities of fragrant rice and strong demand for higher quality Indica supplies.

28 Oct 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have partnered with the Paribas Foundation in order to assist young refugees in centers in Munich and Nuremberg. The Paribas Foundation in Germany has donated 30,000 Euros to support Salesian missionaries work with refugee children. The funding is intended, among other things, to finance a coordination center for part-time volunteers and to support refugees during the transition period between finishing school and beginning vocational training.