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15 Jan 2019 description

Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 905,831 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 August 2018.

Approximately 231,000 of all the refugees in Ethiopia, have gone through the comprehensive (L3) registration, helping to develop a system to better manage and assist refugees.

14 Jan 2019 description

1,067 IDPs Profiled during a profiling exercise at UNMISS Bor Protection of Civilian site.

12,000+ Households with identified persons with specific needs received non-food items (NFIs) across South Sudan during the reporting period.

10 Peace outreach visits took place throughout Maban county, conducted by UNHCR and the Joint Peace Committee.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

291,824 Refugees inside South Sudan as of 31 December 2018.

11 Jan 2019 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• L’Union européenne a organisé un atelier sur l’approche humanitaire-développement du 4 au 5 décembre à N’Djamena.

• Le Sous-Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies aux Affaires Humanitaires et l’Administrateur du PNUD étaient en mission à N’Djamena du 6 au 7 octobre.

• Le Coordonnateur Résident des Nations Unies et Coordonnateur Humanitaire a lancé à Yakou la première distribution d’articles ménagers essentiels en faveur des déplacés internes arrivés en 2017.

11 Jan 2019 description

KEY INDICATORS

  • 2,202 Refugees evacuated temporarily from Libya to Niger as part of the ETM (Emergency Transit Mechanism) from November 2017 – December 2018

  • 1,647 Persons profiled by UNHCR in Agadez seeking asylum

  • 53,510 Persons internally displaced in the Tillaberi & Tahoua regions

Operational Context

The key situations include:

10 Jan 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Specific Objective(s)

  1. To understand humanitarian needs of populations in Maban refugee camps in Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Camp Management, Environment, NFIs & Shelter, WASH and Education sectors.

  2. To compare humanitarian needs of populations between the four refugee camps in Maban County.

  3. To create temporally comparisons and trend analysis of the development of the humanitarian needs of populations in Maban refugees camps.

07 Jan 2019 description

Approximately 3,000 Persons participated in a youth cultural festival organized by the Refugee Youth committee in Ajuong Thok refugee camp.

50 women Graduated from handicraft training at Bor’s women centre.

3,133,640 SSP Generated by refugee entrepreneurs in Upper Nile.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

294,776 Refugees inside South Sudan as of 30 November 2018.

1.97 million IDPs in South Sudan including 194,916 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 10 December 2018.

07 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

1,619 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 1.8 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 94 m six months (December 2018-May 2019) net funding requirements. 462,128 m people assisted in November 2018

Operational Updates

20 Dec 2018 description
report Jordan INGO Forum

In this issue

  1. Humanitarian Overview
  2. Partners activities in Camps
  3. Partners activities in Host Community
  4. Voice from Jordan
  5. Advocacy
  6. Changing the narrative

Humanitarian Overview

20 Dec 2018 description

239,297 Syrian refugees, and 26,375 Iraqis and refugees of other nationalities have received winter cash assistance in October and November.

3,358 patients were received in Rukban clinic on the North East border, with 69 referrals to Jordanian hospitals. The clinic is operated by UNHCR, UNICEF and UNFPA jointly.

UNHCR Jordan brought together 33 refugee vendors, from five nationalities to sell their handmade products and art at its annual Winter Bazaar in Amman.

761,100 Refugees in Jordan as of 15 Dec 2018

20 Dec 2018 description

Jordan is one of the countries most affected by the Syria crisis, with the second highest share of refugees compared to Syrian refugee population in the world.

83% of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas and 85% live below the poverty line (USD 96 per individual monthly). 48% of refugees are children, and 4% are elderly.

The Government of Jordan has taken steps to open formal employment opportunities for Syrians. Approximately 45,000 work permits were issued in 2018.

Working with Partners

19 Dec 2018 description

Sunday, December 16, 2018

IOM Sudan, colour marked the celebrations of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Africa. The event which was held at the IOM Sudan office in Khartoum was attended by representatives from the EU delegation, ten migrant returnees from Libya and 16 representatives of Nigerian, Ethiopian and Eritrean migrant communities.

18 Dec 2018 description

UNHCR launches $2.7 billion appeal for Africa’s largest refugee crisis: South Sudan

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

UNHCR, the UN Refuge Agency, and NGO partners are today launching an appeal for US$2.7 billion to address the live-saving humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees in 2019 and 2020.

14 Dec 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Heavy seasonal rains and flooding affect more than 222,000 people across Sudan

• Reported chikungunya cases decrease; response efforts continue

• Relief actors support 182,000 vulnerable people in Abyei

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

14 Dec 2018 description

As UNHCR works to enhance registration data, the monthly population update has been frozen as of 31 August 2018, pending completion of the ongoing Level 3 registration

Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 905,831 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 August 2018.

Over 205,000 refugees, representing 24.7% of the total refugee population in Ethiopia, have gone through the comprehensive (L3) registration.

13 Dec 2018 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 12 December 2018

The European Commission has adopted eleven new programmes for the Horn of Africa under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.

13 Dec 2018 description

PEOPLE IN NEED 7.1M

PEOPLE TARGETED 5.7M

REQUIREMENTS (US$) 1.5B

NUMBER OF HUMANITARIAN PARTNERS 183 (11 UN, 67 INGOs, 105 LNGOs)

FOREWORD BY THE HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR

12 Dec 2018 description

Vienna, Austria, December 12, 2018. OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development – has approved more than US$328 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe. The 165th Session of OFID’s Governing Board approved the funding at the organization’s Vienna

The public sector loans, which total US$216 million, will support the following projects.