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16 Jan 2018 description
Amid serious 2017 global setbacks, the UN chief urges action on climate, migration, regional conflicts, and women’s empowerment and calls for unity and courage to meet today’s most urgent needs.
09 Jan 2018 description
Seven years into the crisis, Syrian refugees in Lebanon are more reliant than ever on international aid – amid an uncertain outlook for humanitarian funding in 2018.
22 Dec 2017 description
The programme targets the most vulnerable families with a mixture of cash assistance, building materials, and distributions of winter items including blankets, heaters and clothes.
22 Dec 2017 description
A new report on food security highlights how an ongoing intensification of violence is opening a wide "hunger gap" between countries being affected by conflicts and those that are not.
19 Dec 2017 description
report European Commission
The funded projects will support the country's electoral reform process, enhance the waste management sector, and foster socio-economic development along the Litani River Basin.
13 Dec 2017 description
report CARE
Focusing on the situation in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Greece, the report aims to provide a better understanding of the gendered impact of the refugee crisis on unaccompanied adolescent boys, aged 13 to 17, and men.
12 Dec 2017 description
The plan aims to bring together the vital efforts of some 270 humanitarian and development partners, in support of national efforts, to ensure refugees and host communities receive the support they desperately need.
30 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A new UNICEF report includes practical examples of governments, civil society partners and host communities working to support and integrate uprooted children and their families.
22 Nov 2017 description
The number of men and boys suffering sexual violence within Syria and as refugees in surrounding countries remains unknown. UNHCR sheds light on the under-explored issue of SVM and calls for further investigation.
20 Nov 2017 description
The scale, severity and complexity of needs across Syria remain overwhelming. Of the 13.1 million people needing help, 5.6 million people are in acute need.
20 Nov 2017 description
In 2017, the EU dedicated 6% of its annual aid budget to education in emergencies, one of the most underfunded sectors of humanitarian aid. In 2018, this will increase to 8%.
24 Oct 2017 description
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, UNICEF will support enrollment in public schools for both vulnerable Lebanese and refugee children.
16 Oct 2017 description
Legal status challenges place unaccompanied and separated children at risk of arrest, detention and in the cases of Greece and Jordan, relocation and even deportation.
05 Oct 2017 description
The report by Handicap International is based on a survey of 205 Syrian refugees in Lebanon and in-depth interviews with 14 Syrian women refugees.
03 Oct 2017 description
Four million people are in the extreme risk category and need timely and substantial help to prepare for the winter. Of these only one in four is likely to get the assistance they need.
28 Sep 2017 description
The US$245 million Regional Winter Assistance Plan is only 26 percent funded, with the majority of the country operations severely underfunded.
18 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF calls on partners to integrate all uprooted children – migrants, refugees, internally displaced, asylum seekers or unaccompanied – into the education system where they live.
15 Sep 2017 description
This year’s "The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have even reversed.
14 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch tracked education pledges made at a conference in London last year, following the money trail from the largest donors to Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.