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23 Jan 2019 description

Highlights

  • 21,936 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2019
  • 20,986 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2019
  • 950 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2019
  • 7,475 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
  • 320 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
  • 6% of returnees from Iran (477 individuals) assisted
  • 81% of returnees from Pakistan (259 individuals) assisted

Return from Iran

20 Jan 2019 description

Key issues in the past week:

18,500 new IDPs reported this week.

A total of 1,500 have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2019.

Food cluster reached nearly 162,000 people in need in 8 provinces with 4,400 metric tons (mt) of food.

18,500 New IDPs reported in the past week

218,000 People assisted in the past week

1,500 Total verified IDPs in 2019

Countrywide conflict displacement

18 Jan 2019 description

À la fin du mois de décembre 2018, 21 Plans de réponse humanitaire (HRP) et le Plan régional de réponse pour la Syrie (3RP) nécessitaient 24,93 milliards de dollars pour assister 97,9 millions de personnes ayant un besoin urgent d’assistance humanitaire. Les financements requis restaient identiques à ceux enregistrés à fin du mois de novembre 2018. Les plans sont financés à hauteur de 14,58 milliards de dollars, comblant 58,5% des besoins financiers pour 2018.

17 Jan 2019 description

Natural Disasters Update: Drought IDP Overview:
Herat:
Following verification, profiling and mapping by DRC, NRC, UNHCR and IOM in designated settlements and on-going response so far; following is the updated figure of the displaced families in 10 settlements;
• 29,489 families verified through profiling by site management agencies in 10 settlements

16 Jan 2019 description

The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward-looking analysis of major disaster risks to food security and agriculture, specifically highlighting:

15 Jan 2019 description

Overview

Asia-Pacific remains the world's most disaster-prone region and, in 2018, natural disasters once again affected millions of people. During the year the region experienced a number of sudden-onset disasters that prompted international responses, including Tropical Cyclone Gita in Tonga (February), a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea (February), Tropical Storm Son Tinh in Lao PDR (August), Cyclone Mangkhut in the Philippines (September) and a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province (October).

15 Jan 2019 description

Highlights

  • 1,4141 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2019
  • 13,511 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2019
  • 630 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2019
  • 7,790 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
  • 205 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
  • 5% of returnees from Iran (419 individuals) assisted
  • 75% of returnees from Pakistan (154 individuals) assisted

Return from Iran

14 Jan 2019 description

GHULAM...
...is running out of options. During the past few months, rain has refused to fall. He watched his land turn into dust and his livestock die. Like hundreds of thousands of others, he has brought his family to the city of Herat, set up small camps by the roadside and trying to survive.

Over 260,000 people have so far been displaced by drought across four provinces in western Afghanistan and Herat province is one of the worst affected areas.

14 Jan 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More people in Afghanistan need humanitarian/protection help in 2019 compared with December 2017.

  • Top 2019 HRP priorities include restoring livelihoods and rehabilitating trauma victims back into society.

  • This year, there will also be an emphasis on rolling back food insecurity and on mitigating risky, negative coping mechanisms.

  • Acute food insecurity has risen by 30% in just five years – potentially affecting 13m people in Afghanistan over 2018.

11 Jan 2019 description
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At the end of December 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Response Plan (3RP) required US$24.93 billion to assist 97.9 million people in urgent need of humanitarian support. The requirements remained unchanged as of the end of November 2018. The plans are funded at $14.58 billion which amounts to 58.5 per cent of financial requirements for 2018. Notably, the percentage of total funding contributed through humanitarian response plans carried out by the UN with partners in 2018 is estimated at 62.9%.

10 Jan 2019 description

Highlights
- 805,850 total returns from Iran and Pakistan between 01 Jan—31 Dec 2018
- 773,125 total returns from Iran between 01 Jan—31 Dec 2018
- 32,725 total returns from Pakistan between 01 Jan—31 Dec 2018
- 5,721 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran between 01 – 05 Jan 2019
- 425 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan between 01 – 05 Jan 2019
- 4% of returnees from Iran (226 individuals) assisted
- 84% of returnees from Pakistan (357 individuals) assisted

Situation Overview

10 Jan 2019 description

Key issues in the past week:

6,000 new IDPs reported this week.

Food cluster reached nearly 287,000 people in need in 11 provinces with 2,614 metric tons (mt) of food and US$ 460,000 in cash transfers.

A total of 349,794 people have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2018.

Key numbers of the past week:

6,015 new IDPs reported in the past week

349,794 total verified IDPs in 2018

377,096 people assisted in the past week

Countrywide conflict displacement

03 Jan 2019 description

Key issues in the past week:

1, 500 new IDPs reported this week.

Food cluster reached nearly 577,000 people in need in 25 provinces with 6,200 metric tons (mt) of food and US$1.26 million in cash transfers.

A total of 343,000 people have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

02 Jan 2019 description

Highlights

  • 800,124 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

  • 767,663 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

  • 32,461 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

  • 10,371 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

  • 434 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

  • 9% of returnees from Iran (980 individuals) assisted

  • 86% of returnees from Pakistan (375 individuals) assisted

Return from Iran

31 Dec 2018 description

January: Pushing for access in Syria

Despite enormous challenges, OCHA and other humanitarian organizations continued to press for access in war-torn Syria, reaching an average of more than 5 million people in need each month in 2018. Syria continued to face protection and access challenges in areas such as Idlib, eastern Ghouta and southern Syria. More than 1.5 million people were newly displaced in 2018 as the crisis entered its eighth year.

31 Dec 2018 description

SITUATION UPDATE

  • A total of 24,161 people are newly displaced due to conflict in November this year, bringing the total number of conflict driven internally displaced persons (IDPs) to 306,161 people in 2018

  • In the first 11 months of 2018, a total of 752,325 people returned from Iran and Pakistan

27 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

789,319 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

757,292 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

32,027 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

11,141 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

508 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

8% of returnees from Iran (913 individuals) assisted

97% of returnees from Pakistan (495 individuals) assisted