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12 Dec 2017 description

In Pakistan, the polio eradication programme and the routine immunization programme are working hand in hand to increase vaccination coverage in urban areas

07 Dec 2017 description

This review provides an overview of the use of cash assistance in 45 cash-related education programmes in 21 UNHCR operations. It highlights the key opportunities and challenges with the use of cash for education and provides key direction for future programming and related protection considerations. It also presents detailed learning on refugee access to education through cash from two case studies: Kenya and Turkey.

Key fndings and recommendations

Studies on cash and education thus far consistently fnd that:

07 Dec 2017 description

November highlights

  • 3,436 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan in the month of November 2017

  • 55,114 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran in the month of November 2017

  • 86% of returnees from Pakistan (2,947 individuals) assisted in the month of November 2017

  • 5% of returnees from Iran (2,873 individuals) assisted in the month of November 2017

  • 672 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 2 from Pakistan in the month of November 2017

02 Dec 2017 description

Overview of the Crisis  

As the conflict strikes larger parts of the country, 3.3 million people are now in need of humanitarian assistance. The years ahead could see a continued or increased contest for control of the country as political competition intensifies in the run up to parliamentary and presidential elections.

Armed Conflict

01 Dec 2017 description

Situation

  • More than three decades of war, civil unrest, insurgent activity and recurring natural disasters have contributed to chronic humanitarian need in Afghanistan. As of November, approximately 360,600 people have been internally displaced due to conflict, an estimated 503,300 vulnerable people have returned or were deported from Iran and Pakistan, and natural disasters have affected roughly 111,300 people in 2017, according to the UN.

01 Dec 2017 description
report CARE

This report, the result of internal research by CARE International, argues that partnerships in humanitarian response not only meet lifesaving needs but can also address gender inequalities. Based on the review of five recent emergency responses, the report explores which partnership models and practices can best foster gendertransformative humanitarian action.

Gender dimensions

01 Dec 2017 description

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union

AMOUNT: EUR 782 357 929

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union

27 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

666 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

13,842 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

95,623 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017

407,666 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2017

503,289 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017

92% of returnees from Pakistan assisted

5% of returnees from Iran assisted

127 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 2 from Pakistan

27 Nov 2017 description

KEY INDICATORS

734 Registered intentions to seek asylum in Serbia

38% of registered refugees and migrants were minors

27 Applications for asylum

1 Persons granted refugee status

9 Persons granted subsidiary protection

26 Nov 2017 description

Afghanistan acceded to the 1951 Convention and 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees in 2005, but has not implemented a national asylum framework.
In 2014, Afghanistan received an influx of Pakistani refugees from North Waziristan Agency; an estimated 100,000 remain in a protracted refugee-like situation.
Under its mandate, UNHCR has registered 381 asylumseekers and refugees of various nationalities in Kabul and other urban centres.

21 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • 850 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

  • 13,740 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

  • 94,957 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017

  • 393,824 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2017

  • 488,781 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017

  • 92% of returnees from Pakistan assisted 5% of returnees from Iran assisted

  • 157 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 0 from Pakistan

16 Nov 2017 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief is marking 25 years of service in Pakistan, a country close to the heart of many of its donors and supporters. From sponsoring orphans and responding to emergencies, to developing communities and tackling climate change, Islamic Relief has been working with people across Pakistan to bring positive change to their lives.

Islamic Relief Pakistan (IRP) was established in 1992 and over the past quarter of a century, has improved the lives of over eight million people, spending over £100 million on relief and development programmes.

14 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • 844 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

  • 12,319 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

  • 94,107 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017

  • 380,064 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2017

  • 85% of returnees from Pakistan (724 individuals) assisted

  • 5% of returnees from Iran (589 individuals) assisted

  • 153 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 0 from Pakistan

07 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • 968 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

  • 18,083 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

  • 93,263 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017

  • 367,765 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2017

  • 88% of returnees from Pakistan (851 individuals) assisted

  • 3% of returnees from Iran (566 individuals) assisted

  • 155 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 0 from Pakistan

01 Nov 2017 description

The UN refugee agency has formally transferred the protection cluster lead and coordination to the FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) in Pakistan.

A FDMA-led protection working group will now further strengthen coordination, information management and the provision of protection services, including the referral of displaced people and returnees requiring legal aid in FATA.