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03 Dec 2018 description

Hightlights

738,743 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

708,668 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

30,075 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

17,031 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

436 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

3% of returnees from Iran (462 individuals) assisted

89% of returnees from Pakistan (388 individuals) assisted

02 Dec 2018 description

Timely start of wet season however Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and Emergency (IPC Phase 4) persist

Key Messages

02 Dec 2018 description

Critically important to ensure every child gets two drops of the polio vaccine during December campaign: National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)

01 Dec 2018 description
report Plan International

After more than 2 decades of working in Pakistan, Plan International has stopped operating in the country following orders from the Government of Pakistan.

Plan International is deeply saddened to announce that it has shut down operations in Pakistan after more than 2 decades of development work in the country, following the Government of Pakistan's orders.

30 Nov 2018 description

Detention Centre Profiling is a component of IOM Libya’s Displacement Matrix programme. It is a data oriented tool that routinely provides specific sex and age demographic data and key sectorial information on individuals held in Libya’s detention Centres.

In this round, 12 detention centres have been assessed, namely Abusliem, Al kufra, Alsabaa, Benghazi Ganfouda, Ejdabia, Janzour, Misrata Kararim, Qasr Bin Ghasheer, Sabratha Melita, Tobruk, Trig al Seka, and Zliten.

30 Nov 2018 description

Executive Summary

The Educate A Child (EAC) multi-year programme continues to make a real difference in the lives of out of school refugee children (OOSC). In 2017, 355,839 formerly OOSC were enrolled in primary education thanks to the programme.

30 Nov 2018 description

This document provides an overview from project implementation to outcomes for community-based flood early warning system (CBFEWS) in the Hindu Kush Himalaya.

Outcomes include:

30 Nov 2018 description

Athens – IOM, the UN Migration Agency announced today (30/11) that it has provided a protective environment and tailored services for 1,114 unaccompanied migrant children in Greece since the beginning of the year.

30 Nov 2018 description

Repatriation of Afghan refugees was 45% more compared to 99 refugees that repatriated between 11 and 17 November 2018. Returns of undocumented Afghans decreased by 26% compared to 587 individuals that returned in the preceding week.
Some 95% (137 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 89% (388 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

30 Nov 2018 description
report Frontier Post

F.P. Report

THARPARKAR: The death toll of children due to malnutrition in Sindh’s Tharparkar region continues to climb as two more passed away on Thursday. According to Sindh health department, the deaths took place at Civil Hospital Mithhi where two minor children fall prey to malnutrition taking toll during the month of November to 53. The recent deaths of two children take the death toll in Tharparkar since January 01, 2018 to 564.

29 Nov 2018 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

South Asia has made substantial progress in reducing HIV risks and vulnerability among children, adolescents, pregnant women and mothers. In 2017, the estimated number of children under 5 years old newly diagnosed with HIV was 43 per cent lower than the comparable estimate in 2010 — a decline greater than the 35 per cent recorded globally. The estimated share of those aged 0–14 living with HIV who had been initiated on lifesaving antiretroviral therapy (ART) was 73 per cent in 2017, an increase of nearly 50 percentage points from 2010.

Analysis

29 Nov 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoP announces extension of Proof of Registration cards through June 2019

  • Sindh provincial government declares drought emergency in Tharparkar

  • UNHCR facilitates return of more than 11,800 registered refugees from Pakistan to Afghanistan

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

28 Nov 2018 description

FAO Deputy Director-General Semedo hails successful partnership with the International Atomic Energy Agency

28 November 2018, Vienna - Innovation and technology are critical tools to achieving FAO's vision of a world free from hunger and malnutrition, Deputy Director-General Maria Helena Semedo said today, pointing to cutting-edge scientific applications in plant breeding and pest control that have contributed to improving livelihoods for millions of the world's rural poor.

27 Nov 2018 description

This policy brief explores the situation faced by returnees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Afghanistan, calling for a collective approach across the humanitarian-development- peace nexus. Displaced persons in Afghanistan face ever-worsening situations as three studies presented in this policy brief highlight:

27 Nov 2018 description

Last week in Asia, overall levels of both organized violence and demonstrations declined across the South and Southeast Asia regions. Key developments include deadly suicide attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a high number of rebel attacks across India, and separatist violence in southern Thailand.

27 Nov 2018 description
  • On 14 November, a young man from Syria died in the hospital in Belgrade despite receiving all possible treatment, as reportedly he had not been able to properly treat an injury sustained on the way to Serbia, resulting in major complications. This is yet another example illustrating the dangers of the current situation of mixed movements of people.
27 Nov 2018 description
infographic Government of Pakistan

During October, the Polio Eradication Programme utilized its existing infrastructure to support a nationwide measles campaign led by Pakistan's Expanded Programme on Immunization (EP!). This support was provided to prevent further measles outbreaks in country and provide communities with a much-needed and highly demanded health service. In all, up to 37 million children were reached during this mass vaccination effort.