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This issue of Knowledge Matters starts with an overview of how Concern understands community resilience and goes on to share learning emerging from its programmes across the drylands of the Sahel and East Africa including Chad, Sudan, Niger, Kenya and Somalia as well as the more flood and earthquake-affected areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan. It shares new programme models and tools being used by Concern such as the Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition Surge Approach and the Flood Resilience Measurement Tool.
In January, 39,233 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (17,903 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 94 locations.
15 January 2018: Update: An Australian humanitarian doctor kidnapped on 15 January 2016 continues to be held hostage by an al-Qaeda-linked group. Source: aOuaga
Central African Republic
The Department for International Development’s approach to value for money is helping to make UK aid spending go further, but improvements are still needed.
All UK government departments are required to achieve value for money in their use of public funds. In recent years, DFID has been working to build value for money considerations further into its management processes and its relationships with implementers and multilateral partners, establishing itself as a global champion on value for money.
The Kuchi nomads traditionally migrate in winter from eastern and central Afghanistan to graze their herds inside Pakistan.
By Jared Ferrie
PHNOM PENH, Feb 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Donors have refused to support 200,000 nomadic herders in Afghanistan who are running out of food and stranded with their dying animals after Pakistan closed the border, blocking access to pastureland, an aid group said on Monday.
In January 2018, the average retail price of wheat increased by 0.3% while price of wheat flour decreased by 0.1%; the price of rice Irri-6 and rice Basmati increased by 0.6% and 3.4%, respectively, from the previous month (December 2017);
Headline inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has negligibly increased by 0.03% from December 2017, whereas it slightly increased by 4.42% from the same month last year (January 2017);
Planning and budgeting for inclusive education
16 February 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan - Future support to Pakistani people needing humanitarian support will be improved, thanks to a new platform launched by the UK Government and UNITAR in Islamabad.
as of 15 February 2018 UAC Shelters (transit and longterm)
Current: 48 UAC shelters with total 1,115 places. (increased from 423 places in March 2016)
Planned: new shelter with total 15 new places
Safe Zones* (short-term) - Current: 10 Safe Zones for UAC with total 300 places.
- Current: 4 Hotels for UAC with total 240 places.
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 11:43 GMT
An outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid that began in Hyderabad in Pakistan in November 2016 is still spreading
LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - An outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan is being caused by an extensively drug resistant "superbug" strain, a sign that treatment options for the bacterial disease are running out, scientists said on Tuesday.
Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
In the 17th round of DTM Libya data collection taking place in January and February 2018, IOM identified 704,142 migrants in Libya. Migrants were identified in 99 baladiyas and 551 muhallas and originating from up to 40 countries.
In addition to those identified in urban and rural settings migrants in Libya were also recorded in detention centers. Based on DTM’s latest data, the number of migrants in Libya’s Detention Centers is 4,443 individuals (15/02/18)*.
1,881 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
47,266 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
1,881 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
89% of returnees from Pakistan (1,665 individuals) assisted
4% of returnees from Iran (2,011 individuals) assisted
336 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 5 from Pakistan
314 Special Cases (SC) from Iran among those assisted, 32 from Pakistan
299 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
11,236 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
3,032 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
73,390 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018
90% of returnees from Pakistan (269 individuals) assisted
4% of returnees from Iran (484 individuals) assisted
100 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 0 from Pakistan
77 Special Cases, (SC) from Iran among those assisted, 1 from Pakistan
Hungarian authorities admitted 23 asylum-seekers from Serbia into asylum procedures at its socalled “transit zones”, compared to 39 in the preceding two weeks.
Chaque année, 2,6 millions de bébés meurent avant l’âge d’un mois. Un million d’entre eux rendent leur dernier souffle le jour même de leur naissance. Pourtant, des millions de jeunes vies pourraient être épargnées chaque année si les mères et les bébés avaient accès à des soins de santé abordables et de qualité, à une nutrition correcte et à de l’eau potable.
Todos los años, 2,6 millones de bebés mueren antes de cumplir un mes de edad. En el caso de 1 millón de estos niños, su primera y su última respiración se producen el mismo día en que nacen. Sin embargo, millones de estas vidas podrían salvarse cada año si todas las madres y todos los bebés tuvieran acceso a servicios de salud asequibles y de calidad, una buena nutrición y agua potable.
In 2017, 58,817 refugees have returned to Afghanistan from neighboring and nonneighboring countries (57,411 Pakistan).
17,168 as at 19 February individuals have been newly displaced by conflict since 1 January 2018 and profiled by OCHA as internally displaced persons (IDPs).
87,247 Pakistani refugees from North-Waziristan Agency biometrically registered in Khost province and verified in Paktika province.