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21 May 2018 description

Accra 16 May 2018—The UN Resident Coordinator for Ghana Christine Evans-Klock, says the novel collaborative efforts of the four agencies that worked on the Joint UN programme on WASH in Disaster Prone Communities (DPC) project in selected areas of Ghana was something that must be encouraged.

21 May 2018 description

Accra 16 May 2018—World Health Organisation (WHO) is satisfied with the unity of purpose exhibited by the various UN agencies involved in the WASH DPC project.

Ghana Country Director Owen Laws Kaluwa says: the success rate of the project was reasonably high considering that this was the first time we were working together as different UN agencies but delivering in unison.”

18 May 2018 description

Accra – Earlier this week (15/05), IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in partnership with the Government of Ghana and the Airport Authorities, facilitated the return home of 148 Ghanaians via charter from Libya. The group, which included four women and two children, arrived at Kotoka International Airport in Accra in what was the fourth charter flight organized by IOM through the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration.

17 May 2018 description

Despite a decrease in rainfall, flooding continues in East Africa.

  1. Due to poor rainfall since November western Namibia is in a severe drought. Conditions may worsen as limited rain is forecast next week.

  2. In southwestern Madagascar, an uneven and inadequate rainfall distribution since the start of the rainfall season has resulted in severe drought. Drought conditions are likely to persist.

16 May 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre et connaître les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné.

16 May 2018 description

In Numbers

43,000 beneficiaries targeted for Nutrition support

30,000 adolescent girls receive take-home rations as incentive for school attendance

10,000 smallholder farmers targeted for capacity strengthening and market linkages

US$ 0.28 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 5.1m six months (May-Oct 2018) net funding requirements, representing 50% of total

47,420 people assisted in April 2018

11 May 2018 description

Flooding continues in Somalia and Kenya

  1. Due to poor rainfall since November western Namibia is in a severe drought. Conditions may worsen as limited rain is forecast next week.

  2. In southwestern Madagascar, an uneven and inadequate rainfall distribution since the start of the rainfall season has resulted in severe drought. Drought conditions are likely to persist.

  3. Insufficient rain since January has resulted in large moisture deficits and below-average vegetation conditions over portions of northwestern Angola.

09 May 2018 description

April 2018

57 Ivorian refugees in Ghana and Togo returned back to Cote D’Ivoire.
UNHCR actively participated into the FEMUA 11 (Festival de Musiques Urbaines D’Anoumanbo)
The Ivorian government adopted 02 bills in the context of the civil status reform.

FUNDING (AS OF 30 APRIL 2018)
requested for the Côte d’Ivoire situation
7% Funded
1.2M USD
93% Unfunded
14.8M USD

09 May 2018 description

INTRODUCTION: L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre et connaître les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné.

09 May 2018 description

Latest Evidence

Here is a selection of the latest evidence on violence against women and girls (VAWG):

ENGAGING MEN AS FATHERS

The impact of engaging fathers on Intimate Partner Violence:

08 May 2018 description

Libya continues to be the main transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. UNHCR's interventions 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. UNHCR through its partner International Medical Corps provides medical services and core relief items.

07 May 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 64 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

04 May 2018 description
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Key figures:

  • 184,612 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)1 368,583 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 -March 2018)

  • 52,031 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya

  • 9,408 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018

  • 486 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018 1,006 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018 (including for evacuations) 1,342 vulnerable refugees and asylumseekers evacuated since November 2017

03 May 2018 description

Moisture deficits increase in West Africa, while flooding rains continue in Kenya and Tanzania

  1. Due to poor rainfall since November western Namibia is in a severe drought. Conditions may worsen as limited rain is forecast next week.

  2. In southwestern Madagascar, an uneven and inadequate rainfall distribution since the start of the rainfall season has resulted in severe drought. Drought conditions are likely to persist.

03 May 2018 description

Mission conjointe HCR – CNAR à Tandjouare

Dans le cadre du transfert total des responsabilités au Gouvernement au nord, le HCR apporte son soutien à la CNAR

Livelihoods/CBI : le HCR Togo soutien l’autonomisation économique des réfugiés

22 réfugiés ont bénéficiés des Cash-Grants en CBI pour leurs AGR et 2 autres installés après leur formation professionnelle

21 ivoiriens ont regagné volontairement leur pays avec l’appui du HCR Togo

02 May 2018 description

Améliorer nos interventions en faveur des migrants dans les pays en crise : Conclusions et conseils stratégiques pour une politique migratoire mondiale

Maegan Hendow

1. INTRODUCTION

02 May 2018 description
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Migrants’ experiences in crisis can direct policy makers’ priorities and future actions

02 May 2018 description
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The ConversationOlayinka Ajala, Associate Lecturer and Conflict Analyst, University of York

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Olayinka Ajala does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.