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25 Sep 2018 description

Since conflict erupted in Tonga in March 2017, most of the population fled to New Fangak as IDPs, and to Liri in Sudan as refugees. In July 2017, IDPs from New Fangak started to return to Tonga. As people kept on returning, an alert for humanitarian assistance was signalled in January 2018 to provide services to the returnees and IDPs in Tonga. In March 2018, UNOCHA coordinated an intervention conducted by humanitarian actors from Malakal and UNCHR as Protection Cluster Lead Agency provided S-NFIs to 200 persons with special needs (PSNs).

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

12 Sep 2018 description

The 2017 Sudan Participatory Assessment, conducted between October and December 2017, involved 6,009 Persons of Concern to UNHCR engaged through some 385 semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions, individual interviews and participatory observation sessions. This assessment exercise was conducted by UNHCR in collaboration with partners, actively supported by the Government of Sudan, to engage refugees, asylum-seekers and refugee returnees – women, men, girls and boys of di fferent age, gender, nationality and ability – to identify their needs and examine ways to address them.

21 Aug 2018 description

Overview

In May, the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) conducted 370 in-depth interviews with migrants and refugees in West Africa, including 88 people in Agadez and Niamey in Niger; 200 people in Mopti, Gao, Ber and Timbuktu in Mali and 82 people in Dori in Burkina Faso.

Profiles

In May, 253 men and 117 women from 15 countries in Central and Western Africa were interviewed, with an average age of 28 years.

Asylum

20 Aug 2018 description

Summary

A total of 194,891 beneficiaries registered / verified / tracked since the beginning of 2018, in which 134,330 (21,624 IDPs and 113,454 returnees) were properly registered, while the remaining 60,561 individuals were tracked in different locations. Out of the tracked beneficiaries, 11,086 were South Sudanese who crossed the borders to Sudan through Abyie, 47,180 were returnees (33,067 returned to Sudan from Saudi Arabia and 14,113 returned to different areas in North Darfur State) and 2,295 were IDPs in South Kordofan State.

26 Jul 2018 description

Summary

A total of 180,175 beneficiaries registered / verified / tracked since the beginning of 2018, of which 129,162 (17,183 IDPs and 111,979 returnees) were properly registered, while the remaining 51,099 individuals were tracked in different locations. Out of the tracked beneficiaries, 9,355 were South Sudanese who crossed the borders to Sudan through Abyie, 39,839 were returnees (26,474 returned to Sudan from Saudi Arabia and 13,365 returned to different areas in North Darfur State) and 1,905 were IDPs in South Kordofan State.

24 Jul 2018 description

Six ans après le début du conflit, l’insécurité demeure en RCA, avec des groupes armés présents sur une grande partie du territoire centrafricain et s’affrontant pour le contrôle du territoire et des ressources. Les attaques ou même rumeurs de mouvement des groupes armés continuent également de provoquer de nombreux déplacements de la population civile et limitent la possibilité d’un retour à une vie normale de plus de 1 258 257 individus.

02 Jul 2018 description

UNHCR is pleased to present the Vulnerability Assessment of Refugees of Other Nationalities (VARON) 2017, an annual report on Iraqi, Sudanese, Ethiopian and other refugees and asylum-seekers in Lebanon from countries other than Syria. The influx of more than a million refugees from Syria since 2012 has partly overshadowed the plight of other refugee communities, many of whom have been in Lebanon since before the Syrian crisis. The VARON aims to shed light on their situation.

30 Apr 2018 description

Overview

In April, the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) conducted 311 in-depth interviews with migrants and refugees in West Africa, including 104 people in Agadez and Niamey in Niger; and 207 people in Mopti, Gao, Ber and Timbuktu in Mali.

Profiles

In April, 203 men and 108 women from 19 countries in Central and Western Africa were interviewed, with an average age of 28 years.

Asylum