Appeals & Response Plans
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- Joint Statement: Libya launches a national vaccination campaign against Measles, Rubella and Polio [EN/AR]
- IOM Holds Workshop on Alternatives to Detention in Libya
- High-Level UN officials travel to Libya to support aid and stabilization [EN/AR]
- IOM responds to latest humanitarian tragedy off the coast of Libya
- UN humanitarian, development chiefs join forces towards Libya recovery from crisis [EN/AR]
TUNIS, 18 December 2018 – The Republic of Korea has allocated today US$500,000 for a UNICEF-supported education programme in Misurata, north-western Libya. The partnership extends for two years, and aims to improve education quality for some 5,000 girls and boys in the city.
Stockpiles of excess, poorly-secured, or otherwise at-risk conventional weapons continue to pose a challenge to peace and prosperity worldwide. In the wrong hands, SA/LW fuel political instability and violence, while more advanced conventional weapons, such as MANPADS, pose a serious threat to international security. Aging munitions stockpiles may also explode without warning, devastating nearby population centers. Meanwhile, landmines and ERW, including cluster munition remnants, artillery shells, and mortars, continue to kill and maim people even after conflicts end.
Key developments in Africa in the week of December 9th include the show of force by Boko Haram suicide attackers in Cameroon, the election-related violence in the DRC and Somalia, and continued rise in protests in Northern Africa.
Tripoli – A workshop on Practices and Procedures of Alternatives to Detention in Libya was organized last week in Tripoli by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with technical support from the International Detention Coalition (IDC).
Threats and violence affecting emergency care
15 November 2018: In Randfontein city, West Rand district, Gauteng province, emergency workers staged a sit-in at the premises of the West Rand District Municipality over serious financial woes, putting a fleet of emergency vehicles, several fire engines and community safety vehicles under lockdown. Source: News 24
The IRC’s Watchlist 2019 highlights the countries we believe are at greatest risk of experiencing the worst humanitarian crises over the coming year.
The Global risk analysis outlines 18 contexts where a significant deterioration is expected to occur within the next six to nine months, leading to a spike in humanitarian needs.
ACAPS analysts conduct daily monitoring and independent analysis of more than 150 countries to support evidence-based decision-making in the humanitarian sector.
The knowledge acquired in this process enables analysts to develop a solid understanding of crisis dynamics and identify trends as well as potential risks, which enabled the selection of these 18 contexts:
In December 2016, a group of Libyan public administrators and health practitioners participated in a study tour of the Emilia Romagna Region of Bologna, Italy. The region suffered severe damage and internal displacement following earthquakes in 2012, a problem compounded by weak local governance. After a period of reconstruction, professionals in Emilia Romagna welcomed their Libyan counterparts, who are seeking to rebuild their own communities following years of destructive conflict, to share best practices for the rehabilitation of cities and health systems.
ACTED Libya is innovating its unconditional multipurpose cash assistance programme with the introduction of prepaid debit cards which can be used to purchase essential items at over 900 points of sale across Libya. With the e-card programme, beneficiaries now have immediate access to cash in a country where bank facilities are limited.
Regional Flow Monitoring Network
124 FMPs are currently active in three countries in the region.
As of the last report (July and August 2018) IOM identified at least 669,176 migrants currently in Libya. Migrants were identified in 100 municipalities, within 554 communities originating from more than 41 countries [primarily from Niger (19%), Egypt (14%) and Chad (14%)]. Information on current migration flows was collected through 1,897 assessments. Migrants were primarily located in Tripoli (22%), Misrata (12%) and Ejdabia (10%).
Regional Flow Monitoring Network
30 FMPs and nine mobile FMPs are currently operational in seven countries.
In Burkina Faso, data was collected from five FMPs during the month of October 2018. An average of 1,117 individuals were observed crossing Flow Monitoring Points daily - a slight decrease of three per cent from the September figures.
LES VNUs NATIONAUX
Le HCR Côte d’Ivoire a déployé sur l’étendue du territoire national, vingt-neuf (29) Assistants de Protection Terrain qui sont chargés de mettre en œuvre sa stratégie de lutte contre l’apatridie. Celle-ci s’articule autour de cinq (05) axes majeurs : notamment l‘identification, la prévention, la réduction, la protection et la communication.
New report on armed groups along Libya’s southern border: Europe contributes to destabilizing dynamics
Southern Libya after the fall of Qaddafi has become synonymous with lawlessness. For centuries, the area has been home to a shifting sea of ethnic groups who see the border as an imposition but not a barrier. The Tubu (or Teda) are one such group, whose presence stretches across southern Libya, Chad, and Niger.
Trois hauts responsables de l’ONU terminent leur mission de quatre jours en Libye et en Tunisie aujourd’hui Tunis, 14 Décembre 2018 – A l’issue d’une mission effectuée en Libye et en Tunisie, le Directeur du Bureau régional du Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD) pour les pays arabes,
High-level UN officials completed their four-day mission to Libya and Tunisia today
Tripoli – This week (12/12), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with Libya’s Ministry of State for Displaced Affairs and the Local Council of Tawergha delivered essential humanitarian assistance to communities in Tawergha, 200 kilometres southeast of Libya’s capital Tripoli, and in the surrounding village of al-Emarat.
In 2016 the Danish Refugee Council and the Swiss Refugee Council started a joint monitoring project, documenting the experiences of asylum seekers transferred to Italy under the Dublin III Regulation. Following the first monitoring report from February 2017, which documented the situation of six families with minor children, this second report documents the situation of 13 vulnerable individuals and families transferred to Italy from other European countries.