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21 Sep 2019 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Unexploded and abandoned ordnance constitutes a clear and serious danger to civilians and humanitarian operations wherever it is found. But its presence in urban settings raises particular concerns and challenges. This document outlines the risks and consequences that these weapons have in such settings for civilian communities, critical civilian infrastructure and humanitarian operations, including those of the ICRC.

10 Sep 2019 description
report UN General Assembly
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Seventy-fourth session
Item 48 of the provisional agenda*
Assistance in mine action

I. Introduction

30 Aug 2019 description

Refugee education in crisis: More than half of the world’s school-age refugee children do not get an education

Of the 7.1 million refugee children of school age, 3.7 million - more than half - do not go to school, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report released today.

09 Aug 2019 description
report Theirworld

Our roundup includes great news for Palestinian students, a "Learning Passport" to help displaced children and a boost for Venezuelan migrant kids.

Palestinian schools to stay open thanks to donor support

Support from donors and partners means that more than half a million Palestinian children will be able to go back to school for the new academic year.

The future of over 700 schools run by the United Nations agency UNRWA has been under threat since the United States withdrew its substantial funding last year.

30 Jul 2019 description

Asamblea General
Septuagésimo tercer período de sesiones
Tema 68 a) del programa
Promoción y protección de los derechos de la infancia: promoción y protección de los derechos de la infancia

Consejo de Seguridad
Septuagésimo cuarto año

I. Introducción

30 Jul 2019 description

Assemblée générale
Soixante-treizième session
Point 68 a) de l’ordre du jour
Promotion et protection des droits de l’enfant : promotion et protection des droits de l’enfant

Conseil de sécurité
Soixante-quatorzième année

**I. Introduction **

24 Jul 2019 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

Aid workers arrested1: data trends 2018

• In 2018, 184 aid workers were reportedly arrested in 81 incidents across 27 countries. A high number of aid workers were reportedly arrested in Bangladesh (61), South Sudan (53) and Syria (11).

• The number of individual aid workers arrested peaked in the first two months of 2018. The main reason for this was the detention of 49 aid workers in Bangladesh during passport and visa checks at or near IDP camps in Chittagong division.

10 Jul 2019 description

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations

02 Jul 2019 description

By Jennifer Dathan

TOP DATA

Number of incidents recorded: 22,153

Total casualties: 309,044

Total killed: 133,732

Total injured: 175,312

Total countries or territories impacted: 119[i][ii]

CIVILIAN HARM

Number of civilians killed: 82,437

Number of civilians injured: 149,472

Total civilian casualties: 231,909

ARMED ACTOR HARM

Number of armed actors killed: 51,295

Number of armed actors injured: 25,840

20 Jun 2019 description
report World Bank

Highlights

  • In 2016, the World Bank Group stepped up its engagement in situations of conflictinduced forced displacement at the global and country levels and adopted a new approach to its engagement that recognizes displacement as a development challenge that must be addressed to attain the World Bank Group’s twin goals.

  • Since fiscal year 2016, the Bank Group’s analytical, financial, and operational support has become more aligned with its stated development approach building on lessons from past engagements. This is an important shift.

12 Jun 2019 description
report Save the Children

2018 IN NUMBERS

Our programmes and advocacy span five main areas of work: education, health, protection, child poverty and child rights governance, in both long-term and emergency settings.

40.8 MILLION CHILDREN
reached directly by the Save the Children global movement across 118 countries*

9.3 MILLION CHILDREN
reached in emergencies by the Save the Children global movement through 113 humanitarian responses in 58 countries

10,468 CHILDREN
reached directly in the United Kingdom

09 May 2019 description

An analysis of 5 case studies of utilization of CASH/Voucher Assistance are presented and analysed in the attempt of building evidence on their utilization in emergency WASH Sanitation and HP programming. Findings and recommendations are provided on Coordination, Situation and Response Analysis, Program Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation.