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14 Aug 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Ongoing conflict and natural disasters continue to affect the people of Afghanistan, with children and women bearing the largest brunt of the challenging situation. Amid a sharp hike of attacks in June and July of 2019, Afghanistan sees some opportunities with the current peace process.

13 Aug 2019 description

Overview

By the end of July 2019, UNHCR had created 25,265 places in the accommodation scheme as part of the ESTIA programme. These were in 4,426 apartments and 14 buildings, in 14 cities and 6 islands across Greece.

26 Jul 2019 description

In Numbers

In June, WFP assisted 586,500 people with over 5,500 metric tons of food and US$1.23 million in cash transfers to cover food needs.

The emergency drought response ended in June, reaching nearly 491,500 people in the last month.

US$10.5 million is the net funding shortfall for the next six months (July – December 2019).

Operational Updates

03 Jul 2019 description
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Overview

By the end of June 2019, UNHCR had created 25,208 places in the accommodation scheme as part of the ESTIA programme. These were in 4,418 apartments and 14 buildings, in 14 cities and 6 islands across Greece.

25 Jun 2019 description

Geneva, 25 June 2019

As delivered

Your Excellency Vice-President Hilale,

Distinguished delegates,

Monsieur le Vice-President, dear Omar, thank you very much for your opening remarks and for your leadership of the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment. Thank you also to the President of ECOSOC and the ECOSOC Bureau members for your support. And I also want to thank the co-facilitators for this year’s resolution, Donatirin Sahadatun of Indonesia and Gilles Cerutti of Switzerland, for your work this year.

24 Jun 2019 description

In Numbers

WFP assisted 641,000 people with 6,600 metric tons of food and over US$900,000 in cash transfers to cover food needs in May.

WFP has exceeded 2 million people registered in its digital assistance platform SCOPE.

US$15.34 million is the net funding shortfall for the next six months (June – November 2019).

Operational Updates

23 Jun 2019 description

To date in 2019, 2,320 registered refugees voluntarily returned to Afghanistan, out of which 1,597 returned from Pakistan, 673 from Iran and 52 from other countries. In 2018, 15,699 registered refugees voluntarily returned from neighboring and non-neighboring countries.

132,171 individuals have been displaced by conflict in 2019 and profiled by OCHA as internally displaced persons (IDPs) in need of protection and assistance. In 2018, 343,341 individuals were newly displaced by conflict.

13 May 2019 description
report Protection Cluster

The new centrality of protection in humanitarian action 2018 review is out. The five country case studies selected for the 2018 GPC Review (Afghanistan, South Sudan, Ukraine, Whole of Syria and Yemen) allow for more context specific reflection and highlight particular issues around accountability, shrinking humanitarian space, localisation and the humanitarian-peace-development nexus. The country studies also highlight innovative practice in overcoming the challenges faced by protection clusters in leading the development and implementation of many protection activities.

10 May 2019 description

KEY FINDINGS

Internal displacement is a global challenge, but it is also heavily concentrated in a few countries and triggered by few events. 28 million new internal displacements associated with conflict and disasters across 148 countries and territories were recorded in 2018, with nine countries each accounting for more than a million.

05 May 2019 description

Natural disaster Assessment and Response Update:

Faryab:

Total number of families verified: 1,132

Total number of families assisted: 164

Ongoing and Planned distribution: 968

27 Apr 2019 description

Natural disaster Assessment and Response Update:

Faryab:

Total number of families verified: 2,977
Total number of families assisted: 1,953
Ongoing and Planned distribution: 1024

19 Apr 2019 description

Natural disaster Assessment and Response Update:

Helmand: (Update of the flood Incident on 10 March)

Total number of families verified: 2,475

Total number of families assisted: 0

Ongoing and Planned distribution: 2,475= The distribution is planned tentatively on 22 April 2019 as access to the district for distribution is being coordinated.

Dishu district: