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07 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• The scale of needs resulting from the outflow of Venezuelans is rapidly surpassing the capacities of receiving and transit countries, further straining already vulnerable host communities. In many of the arriving areas there are pre-existing conditions of vulnerability and weak or lack of health, education and protection services.

27 Aug 2018 description

This monthly review, produced by IOM, provides a summary of news related to the implementation of the Peace Accord in Colombia, including disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) processes. Also included are statistics on people in the process of reintegration and former child soldiers, with information provided by the Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN), and the Colombian Family Welfare Institute (ICBF).

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

Attacks against social leaders continue

09 Aug 2018 description

OVERVIEW

This report compares current humanitarian crises based on their level of humanitarian access. Affected populations in more than 40 countries are not getting proper humanitarian assistance due to access constraints. Out of 44 countries included in the report, nearly half of them are currently facing critical humanitarian access constraints, with four countries (Eritrea, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen) being considered as inaccessible. Moderate humanitarian access constraints are an issue in eight countries, and 15 face low humanitarian access constraints.

22 Jun 2018 description

Este producto es elaborado por OCHA con aportes y contribuciones de:

28 May 2018 description

DESTACADOS

• Infografía: Emergencias y eventos de violencia armada en Catatumbo

• Aumento de desplazamientos masivos, restricciones al acceso y acciones armadas en Antioquia y Nariño.

• Ataques contra civiles y emergencias por desastres naturales configuran doble afectación en Pacífico y Noroccidente.

La prevención como principal desafío

20 Apr 2018 description

This monthly review, produced by IOM, provides a summary of news related to the implementation of the peace accord in Colombia, including disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) processes.

Also included are statics on people in the process of reintegration and former child soldiers, the former of which are sourced from the Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN), and the latter from the Colombian Family Welfare Institute (ICBF).

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

Threats and attacks against presidential candidates intensify

15 Mar 2018 description

Geneva, Thursday 15 March 2018

Humanitarian access has deteriorated in seven countries over the past six months, according to the Humanitarian Access Overview report released today by ACAPS.

Out of the 37 countries included in the report, nearly half of them (18) are currently facing high humanitarian access constraints. Moderate humanitarian access constraints are an issue in nine countries and ten present low humanitarian access constraints.

22 Feb 2018 description

Ana Cristina Campos reports from Agência Brasil

Representatives from the governments of Brazil and Colombia met this Tuesday (Feb 21) at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations to discuss the impact of the increased influx of Venezuelans into the two countries. According to Brazil Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes, the countries have exchanged experiences and information as to how to bolster cooperation efforts to address this “social emergency.”

26 Oct 2017 description

The global burden of Improvised Explosive Devices

Iain Overton and Jennifer Dathan

There is no day that goes past without the impact of an improvised explosive device (IED) making headlines around the world. Of all explosive weapons used, the IED is the most widespread, the most harmful and the most pernicious. Based on the belief that to overcome a problem, we must first understand it, this monitor is a small step in seeking to address the terrible realities of today.
It is a monitor that is, also, a response to a call to action.

18 Aug 2017 description

Our methodology uses 9 indicators, grouped under 3 categories:

  • Access of humanitarian actors to affected population

  • Access of people in need to humanitarian aid

  • Security and physical constraints Each category is measured through proxy indicators, such as violence against personnel, denial of needs, or active hostilities.

Data is collected at the country level and may therefore not show disparities between sub-regions.

15 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Colombia celebrated the humanitarian spirit on World Humanitarian Day.

  • Critical humanitarian situation on the ColomboVenezuelan border. More than 1,000 Colombians were deported, 9,000 have returned.

  • Armed conflict dynamics fluctuate, while FARC-EP and Government of Colombia implement measures to deescalate the conflict.

18 Mar 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Vice President of Colombia and the UN, called on all non-state armed groups to cease child recruitment

  • Crisis in Venezuela is having a major impact on Colombians living on the border

  • Major increase in armed actions and mass displacements, after FARC-EP unilateral cease-fire.

28 Feb 2014 description

DESTACADOS

  • El Vicepresidente de la República y las Naciones Unidas hacen un llamado a los grupos armados no estatales a cesar el reclutamiento de niños/as.

  • La crisis en Venezuela empieza a tener impacto en poblaciones fronterizas de Colombia.

  • Tras la tregua unilateral de las FARC-EP se evidenció incremento en el desplazamiento masivo y acciones armadas.