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13 Jan 2018 description

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid,

and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

11 Jan 2018 description

FACTS & FIGURES

Over 3.7 million refugees in Turkey (official estimate - Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Interior)

European Commission humanitarian funding for Turkey under the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey:

€1.4 billion from 2016 to 2017

Total aid under the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €3 billion from 2016 to 2017

Introduction

08 Jan 2018 description

A short quick site visit was done by SI team and it was verified that a group of IDPs (approximately 150 households) are sheltering at this site. The details are reported to DoRR and other humanitarian partners in Khost for taking urgent action for assessment and immediate response.

08 Jan 2018 description

Assessment Finding and Recommendation in brief:

On 19/10/2017, UNOCHA shared a list of 267 conflict induced IDP families in Ghazni city and requested joint need assessment. From 30/10/2017 to 2/11/2017, above mentioned organizations conducted joint need assessment and identified 88 IDP families who are displaced over course of last five months as result of worsening security in their places of origin. Remaining reported IDP families identified either protracted IDPs, split members of one family, located in insecure areas or not found/relocated.

08 Jan 2018 description

Assessment Findings and Recommendations in brief:

Following a notification received by the DORR, SI ERM team organized a Household (HEAT) assessment jointly with DORR. The notification was issued on March 15-April -17 and listed 84 households. Following the HEAT assessment, 17 households were identified as being eligible, the rest were rejected by the joint assessment team.

Reasons for non-eligibility included displacements that had occurred more than 6 months ago and some the IDPs HHs are came for business purposes and registered with DoRR as IDPs .

21 Dec 2017 description

Assessment Finding and Recommendation in brief:

Screening Committee members has referred a list of 68 IDP families through UNOCHA for further needs assessment. These IDP families displaced to Kabul from insecure districts of Samangan, Kapisa, Laghman, Maidan Wardak, Nangarhar, Faryab, Logar and Baghlan Provinces.
Joint Assessment Teams of above mentioned agencies conducted assessment from 03 to 07 December 2017, and out 68 reported IDPs identified 29 IDP families eligible for urgent humanitarian assistance.

20 Dec 2017 description

Executive summary

This evaluation provides an independent assessment of the European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations’ (DG ECHO’s) interventions in the humanitarian health sector during the period 2014 to 2016. The evaluation, launched by DG ECHO in November 2016, was carried out by ICF Consulting Services Ltd, with specialist inputs from humanitarian aid and health experts.

13 Dec 2017 description

Speech by the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on behalf of the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary session on Afghanistan

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Mr President, Honourable Members,

01 Dec 2017 description

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union

AMOUNT: EUR 782 357 929

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union

29 Nov 2017 description

FACTS & FIGURES

344 000 is the estimated number of displaced people since January 2017 (OCHA, as of November 2017)

2.35 million registered Afghan refugees living in Iran and Pakistan (UNHCR)

2.7 million undocumented Afghans living in Iran and Pakistan

EU humanitarian funding: €756 million (since 1994)

Introduction

20 Nov 2017 description

Key messages

Education is lifesaving. Education is crucial for both the protection and healthy development of girls and boys affected by crises. It can rebuild their lives; restore their sense of normality and safety, and provide them with important life skills. It helps children to be self-sufficient, to be heard, and to have more influence on issues that affect them. It is also one of the best tools to invest in their long-term future, and in the peace, stability and economic growth of their countries.

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?

25 Oct 2017 description

As the number of displaced people and civilian casualties continues to grow, the European Commission has announced an additional €5 million in life-saving humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan. Today's new allocation brings the total EU humanitarian aid for Afghanistan in 2017 to €30.5 million.

15 Sep 2017 description

Blood transfusions help save thousands of lives every year in Afghanistan. Given the intensifying conflict in many parts of the country, more people than ever rely on the availability of safe blood transfusion services. With the support of the EU's European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO), the World Health Organization supports Afghanistan’s blood banks to ensure safe and efficient services.

25 Aug 2017 description

Assessment Finding and Recommendation in brief:

DoRR Ghazni and district authorities of Malistan reported that due to conflicts in Urozgan-e-Khas district of Urozgan province, a western neighboring province of Ghazni, about 276 families have been forced to leave their places of origin and displaced to several villages of Malistan district in Ghazni.

23 Aug 2017 description

Facts & Figures

  • All EU Member States have ratified the four Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols.

  • 196 states, including all UN Member States, have ratified the 4th Geneva Convention on the Protection of Civilians in Time of War, which equals universal acceptance.