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06 Jan 2019 description
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06 January 2019; Baghdad, Iraq - The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) joined efforts with UNFPA to improve access to psychosocial, mental health, and GBV services to women and girls in Iraq through a contribution of €400,000 to the programme.

The conflict in Iraq has had major psychological and emotional consequences on the well-being of women and girls due to the continuous displacement, the traumatic events and the violence experienced.

05 Jan 2019 description

The United States’ national security and defense strategies, as well as trends in US military operations around the globe, reflect a preference for working by, with, and through partners to achieve common security objectives. Partnership may enhance the capacity of a partner government to maintain effective control over territory. It can also signal unity in deterring or degrading a common adversary or threat, for example in the US-led coalition and partnered approaches to confront the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

05 Jan 2019 description

More than a million Iraqis whose lives were devastated by Daesh safely returned home in 2018, made possible in part thanks to UK aid funded mine clearance work.

Published 5 January 2019
From: Department for International Development and The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP

More than a million Iraqis whose lives have been devastated by Daesh safely returned home in 2018, made possible in part thanks to a huge UK aid funded mine clearance mission.

04 Jan 2019 description

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The majority of those returned to Turkey are Pakistani nationals (39 percent of total). Syrians constitute 19 percent of the total number of those returned, and are followed by Algerians, Afghans and Bangladeshis.

In total, 337 Syrians have been returned to Turkey to date. 36 of them have been returned on the basis that their asylum claims were found inadmissible at 2nd instance.

03 Jan 2019 description
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Baghdad, 03 January 2019 - During December 2018 a total of 32 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 32 injured in acts of terrorism and conflict-related violence.

03 Jan 2019 description

ABU DHABI, 3rd January, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has ordered the launch of a winter aid programme for Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Greece, Egypt and other countries, costing AED15 million, which will benefit a million refugees.

Sheikh Hamdan also directed the participation of ERC’s volunteers from various medical, ambulatory, relief and logistical specialisations in the programme’s implementation.

03 Jan 2019 description
  • 4,468 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were present in Serbia on 30 December – an increase from 4,346 two weeks ago. Of them, 4,205 (i.e. 94%) were accommodated in 16 governmental Reception/Transit (RTC) or Asylum Centres (AC). Additionally, over 260 mainly male refugees/migrants were observed outside centres: 100 in Belgrade City, some 150 camping close to borders with Croatia or Hungary and a handful in/near Loznica at the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina.
03 Jan 2019 description

Camps are places of refuge for people fleeing conflict and disaster, but they can be dangerous, especially for women and girls. In their first months, many camps rely on communal sanitation facilities – a quick and cost-effective way of meeting immediate needs and minimizing public health risks until a better solution can be developed.

02 Jan 2019 description

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, released the Integrated Location Assessment (ILA) III report.

The Integrated Location Assessment – Round III provides an in-depth look into both displacement and return movements in Iraq, putting a special focus on profiling the locations these groups live in and the social dynamics they are immersed in.

01 Jan 2019 description

Arrivals

This week, 495 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 822 arrivals but an increase from last year’s 397 arrivals during the same period. The average daily arrivals this week equalled 71, compared to 117 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

31 Dec 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 30 Dec 2018): 23,371
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 30 Dec 2017): 119,249
Total arrivals 1 Dec - 30 Dec 2018 360
Total arrivals 1 Dec - 30 Dec 2017 2,207

Average daily arrivals in December 2018 so far: 12
Average daily arrivals in November 2018: 33

31 Dec 2018 description
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By the end of December 2018, UNHCR had created 27,088 places in the accommodation scheme as part of the ESTIA programme. These were in 4,554 apartments and 22 buildings, in 14 cities and 7 islands across Greece.

30 Dec 2018 description

By CJTF-OIR PAO | Dec. 30, 2018

SOUTHWEST ASIA —

The Coalition has worked by, with and through partners since 2014 to defeat ISIS in designated parts of Iraq and Syria, liberating nearly 8 million Iraqis and Syrians from ISIS’s brutal rule and reducing its control of territory to approximately one percent of what it previously held.

29 Dec 2018 description
report CBM

Providing Education to Persons with Disabilities - Case Studies

CBM is launching its book on Inclusive Education at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires on 29 November 2018. To mark this event, we have compiled a list of case studies highlighting the important of inclusive education.

Special school transformation in Burkina Faso

29 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, le 28 décembre 2018 – Des millions d’enfants vivant dans des pays touchés par des conflits armés voient leur avenir menacé tandis que les parties belligérantes continuent de bafouer leurs droits et que les dirigeants du monde échouent à leur demander des comptes, a déclaré l’UNICEF aujourd’hui.