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26 Nov 2019 description

CONTEXT

Due to the latest crisis in Syria, DTM Iraq launched an emergency tracking tool on 14 October to monitor population fleeing the conflict and crossing into Iraq. The information presented here is collected by IOM at the relevant border points and covers all the displaced population.

26 NOVEMBER DAILY UPDATE

26 Nov 2019 description

Statement of Special Representative Pramila Patten at the Official Commemoration of the

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2019, 10 – 12 a.m.

ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen:

26 Nov 2019 description
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Baghdad, 26 November 2019 – Health authorities in Iraq, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, have launched a campaign to reach more than 3.1 million children under-5 years of age with lifesaving polio vaccine.

The 5-day campaign aims to target children in 65 districts in the governorates of Baghdad, Babylon, Diwaniya, Diyala, Muthanna, Thi-Qar, Missan and Basra.

25 Nov 2019 description

Arrivals

This week, 3,281 people arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from last week’s 2,361 arrivals and from last year’s 597 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 469, compared to 337 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

25 Nov 2019 description

KEY MESSAGES

Since the beginning of 2019, 105 humanitarian partners have reached 1 million people with humanitarian assistance in 1,258 locations. This represents 57 per cent of people targeted for assistance in the 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP). Due to adjustments in cluster reporting methodologies, the number of people reached appears lower than in the September dashboard.

25 Nov 2019 description

CONTEXT

Due to the latest crisis in Syria, DTM Iraq launched an emergency tracking tool on 14 October to monitor population fleeing the conflict and crossing into Iraq. The information presented here is collected by IOM at the relevant border points and covers all the displaced population.

25 NOVEMBER DAILY UPDATE

25 Nov 2019 description

RÉSUMÉ

Dans les situations de conflit à travers le monde, l’accès des enfants à l’éducation ainsi que le potentiel correspondant de l’éducation à élargir leurs perspectives de vie sont profondément compromis par les attaques contre l’éducation ainsi que l’utilisation militaire des écoles. L’impact des attaques contre l’éducation est dévastateur pour tous les enfants, mais les garçons et les filles sont souvent confrontés à des risques différents et peuvent nécessiter des réponses différentes afin de soutenir leur rétablissement et leur retour à l’éducation.

25 Nov 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

Safety, security and access incidents Incidents of threats and violence in refugee and IDP settings

Africa

Nigeria

05 October 2019: In Banki town, Bama district, Borno state, Boko Haram militants stormed an unnamed IDP camp, killing two IDPs and injuring three guards. Source: Sahara Reporters

South Sudan

25 Nov 2019 description

Since the start of military action in North East Syria (NES) on 9 October, 16,829 individuals have crossed into the KR-I seeking refuge.

5,037 Syrian refugees have obtained clearance to reunite with family members in KR-I, or to otherwise reside outside of camps.

A total of 334 new arrivals have voluntarily returned to Syria in recent weeks.

Operational Context

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Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has sent letters to the European Union and the French and German governments, urging them to exert pressure on the Iraqi government to stop the use of lethal force against ongoing popular protests, and to immediately stop the use of violence against peaceful protestors.

25 Nov 2019 description
report Islamic Relief

Every year harsh winters ravage vulnerable communities across the world. Children freeze to death in tents or lose their lives when their flimsy homes catch fire as they struggle to keep warm.

As the winter months creep in, storms and blizzards batter many parts of the Middle East and Asia. Millions of families face the stark choice of whether they will put food on the table or gas in their heaters. Temperatures regularly fall well below freezing while heavy rains and snowstorms overwhelm towns, villages and farms alike.

25 Nov 2019 description
report Peace Winds Japan

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has been responding to the new influx of Syrian refugees since October 14th.

After October 26th, the refugees were directed to Gawilan refugee camp as Bardarash refugee camp reached close to maximum capacity. Prior to the new influx, around 8,000 Syrian refugees were residing in Gawilan Camp. A new area was designated to accept the new arrivals and PWJ, as an implementing partner of UNHCR, has been working on site preparations and tent settings. 2,673 tents in Bardarash refugee camp and 438 tents in Gawilan refugee camp have already been installed by PWJ.

24 Nov 2019 description
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Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria

This winter, UNHCR estimates that 3.8 million Syrian and Iraqi IDPs and refugees (including refugees of other nationalities) are in need of winterization assistance in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. For many, this will be the ninth consecutive winter in displacement.

24 Nov 2019 description

CONTEXT

Due to the latest crisis in Syria, DTM Iraq launched an emergency tracking tool on 14 October to monitor population fleeing the conflict and crossing into Iraq. The information presented here is collected by IOM at the relevant border points and covers all the displaced population.

22-24 NOVEMBER UPDATE

• 369 individuals have crossed through the informal points nearby Sahela village from 22-24 November: 106 arrivals on 22 November, 85 arrivals on 23 November, and 178 arrivals on 24 November.

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Since 2003, the ICRC, in cooperation with the League of Arab States, has been publishing joint reports on the implementation of IHL in the Arab region. The latest of which is the Eighth Periodic Report which covers the last four years; from 2015 to 2018. The report provides an overview of the regional efforts made, and that of individual Arab governments, in the dissemination and integration of IHL. It symbolizes the efforts made by the states despite the challenges and suffering the region witnessed as a result of years of conflicts.