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10 Feb 2018 description

In the first month of 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,609 deaths and injuries from 400 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 72% (2,585) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 88% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 24% in other areas.

10 Feb 2018 description
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Erbil, Iraq, 10 February 2018 – The Government of Japan announced a US$ 2 million contribution to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq in support of the Fund’s reproductive health (RH) and gender-based violence (GBV) programmes across the country.

09 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoT launches Operation Olive Branch on January 20, resulting in at least 67 civilian deaths

  • Intensified military operations in Eastern Ghouta result in at more than 200 civilian deaths since February 5

  • State/PRM partners reach 950,000 people with critical winterization assistance

  • USAID Administrator Mark Green travels to Ar Raqqah to observe humanitarian conditions and meet with USAID

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

09 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID Administrator Mark Green travels to Baghdad to meet with NGO partners and UN leadership

  • Relief organizations distribute winter assistance to nearly 60,000 IDPs

  • USAID/OFDA contributes nearly $6.6 million in FY 2018 to support returnees to Ninewa Plains

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

09 Feb 2018 description

to assist host communities, refugees and other vulnerable groups in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan,
Lebanon and Turkey

FAO requires
USD 104 million

period
January – December 2018

09 Feb 2018 description

Over 25,300 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain between January and September 2017, of whom more than 14,800 (58%) were unaccompanied and separated children (UASC). Arrivals in the third quarter of 2017 increased by 33% compared to Q2 2017 (14,800 vs. 11,100).

More than 13,800 unaccompanied and separated children 92% of all children who arrived to Italy through the Central Mediterranean Route were UASC.

09 Feb 2018 description

9,483 surveys conducted with migrants in Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in 2017

Focus of the report

This report contains an analysis of the responses provided by migrants and refugees travelling along the Central and the Eastern Mediterranean routes and interviewed under IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities in 2017. Male and female migrants are systematically compared.

09 Feb 2018 description

CONTENTS

About DTM´s Flow Monitoring Surveys

Analysis of respondents surveyed in Romania
• Demographic profile
• Journey to Europe
• Reasons for leaving and destination countries

Methodology

About DTM`s Flow Monitoring Surveys

09 Feb 2018 description

Overview of Migrant Situation in Turkey

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are more than 3.8 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking international protection.

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Mosul, 31 January 2018 - UN-Habitat in collaboration with its implementing partner, the local NGO Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid, concluded the activities funded by the 2017 Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund to address housing, land and property rights (HLP) of vulnerable people in Mosul.

09 Feb 2018 description

Rebuilding homes, hospitals, schools, roads, businesses and telecommunications is key to providing jobs and end displacement

By Ahmed Aboulenein

BAGHDAD, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Iraq seeks around $100 billion in foreign investment in transport, energy and agriculture as part of a plan to rebuild parts of the country and revive the economy after a three-year war on Islamic State.

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08 Feb 2018 description

With conflict and climate-related shocks sending global hunger numbers marching back up after declining for decades, FAO is asking for $1.06 billion to save lives and livelihoods and address acute hunger in 26 countries.

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Baghdad, 08 February 2018 - Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (DSRSG) for Iraq for Political and Electoral Affairs, Ms. Alice Walpole, visited some internally displaced families living in Abu Ghraib district (Al-Amal, Al-Ahali and Al-Shams camps), Baghdad.