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20 Apr 2018 description
report Trócaire

The war in Syria has created the largest displacement crisis in the world. Almost 12 million people have fled their homes since the war began seven years ago.

Over 6 million are displaced in Syria, with a further 5.5 million having fled the country.

Most of the refugees are living in neighbouring Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan.

Turkey hosts over 2.9 million Syrians. There are more than 1 million Syrians in Lebanon and 660,000 in Jordan.

Iraq has also seen a growing number of Syrians arriving, hosting more than 241,000, while 122,000 are in Egypt.

19 Apr 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Yobe State health authorities declare cholera outbreak in Bade LGA

• Relief actors reach 2.4 million people with emergency food assistance in northeastern Nigeria during February

• Approximately 27 percent of the population in Lac, Chad, may experience Crisis or worse levels of acute food insecurity from June–August

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

19 Apr 2018 description

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  • Rohingya in Rakhine continue to experience difficulty accessing services and livelihood activities

  • Relief actors are working to relocate refugees residing in at-risk areas of Cox’s Bazar

  • State/PRM provides an additional $24.7 million to respond to the complex emergency in Burma

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19 Apr 2018 description
infographic Save the Children

CONTEXTO REGIONAL

6.3 millones de niños, niñas y adolescentes son migrantes o refugiados.

Colombia tiene más niños y niñas desplazados que cualquier otro país en el mundo: 2 millones de niños y niñas desplazados por el conflicto.

62% de las víctimas de tráfico humano y abuso en América Latina y el Caribe son niños y niñas.

600,000 personas migraron de Venezuela a Colombia en 2017. 48% son niños y niñas.

19 Apr 2018 description

Since the start of the so-called “War on Terror” the USA has carried out hundreds of lethal drone strikes in at least seven countries (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Iraq and Syria).

19 Apr 2018 description

About 50 refugees are expected to leave Australian offshore detention on Manus Island and Nauru in the coming weeks to resettle in the United States.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

18 Apr 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Deteriorating conditions in Venezuela prompt population displacement, exacerbate needs in border regions

• UN agencies launch appeals for additional international assistance

• USG coordinates regional response efforts, announces $16 million in humanitarian assistance

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17 Apr 2018 description
report CARE

WASHINGTON (April 17, 2018) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE applauds House Foreign Affairs Committee’s passage of the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018. This bill, introduced by Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Betty McCollum (D-MN), calls for a two-year extension of the Global Food Security Act, which would continue Congress’s bipartisan commitment to ending global hunger and malnutrition.

14 Apr 2018 description

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC

Today, the United States announced nearly $16 million in humanitarian assistance for Venezuelans who have fled their country due to the crisis there.

14 Apr 2018 description

Durante la visita a México de la Primera Ministra Erna Solberg, el Gobierno de Noruega hizo un donativo por 270 mil dólares para asistencia legal a solicitantes de asilo en la región.

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, México, 13 de abril de 2018 (ACNUR) - En su visita oficial a México, la Primera Ministra del Reino de Noruega, Erna Solberg, reafirmó el compromiso de su país con las personas refugiadas.

13 Apr 2018 description
report Voice of America

LIMA, PERÚ — Estados Unidos anunció un paquete de ayuda humanitaria adicional por 16 millones de dólares para los refugiados venezolanos en las Américas.

El vicepresidente Mike Pence, hizo el anuncio el viernes durante una reunión con David Smolansky, ex alcalde del municipio El Hatillo; Carlos Vecchio, lider del partido Voluntad Popular; Julio Borges, ex presidente de la Asamblea Nacional; y Antonio Ledezma, ex alcalde de Caracas, todos líderes venezolanos en el exilio.

13 Apr 2018 description

Lima (Perú), 13 de abril. Los países del Triángulo Norte, Estados Unidos y México acordaron este viernes establecer un cronograma y un plan de trabajo con objetivos y metas claras para trabajar con mayor éxito en temas de seguridad, combate a la corrupción, energía, simplificación aduanera, generación de empleo y migración.

13 Apr 2018 description

La Universidad Nacional Agraria (UNA) presentó un análisis del monitoreo realizado sobre el incendio en la Reserva Indio Maíz, a través de imágenes satelitales y radares donde se observan las afectaciones desde que inició el fuego.

De acuerdo al análisis, el fuego inició al norte de San Juan de Nicaragua y se ha extendido más hacia el norte llegando casi a Punta Gorda.

13 Apr 2018 description

The #WithRefugees World Tour moves into the world of high fashion when artisan-designed fabrics go on show at an event in the windy city.

By Lorey Campese | 13 April 2018

CHICAGO - Exotic designs and colours were the stars of the show on a Chicago catwalk on Thursday when nine of the city’s fashion designers featured fabrics by refugee artisans in some of their latest creations.

13 Apr 2018 description

Today, the U.S. government announced nearly $67 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) at the DRC Humanitarian Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland.

12 Apr 2018 description

$36.2 million
UNHCR's financial requirements 2018
Funded 2.8 million Funding gap 33.5 million