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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.
10 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
According to the latest data, 28.2 million children are in need of immediate assistance in the region, over 90 percent of these children live in conflict-affected countries.
28 Aug 2017 description
For six years, tensions have simmered as 1.5 million Syrians poured into Lebanon, equal to around a quarter of its population and the refugees have faced waves of hostility.
23 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Water and electricity have been reportedly cut off for more than a month, forcing people to collect unsafe water. Unexploded ordnance and landmines continue to be a serious safety concern.
08 Aug 2017 description
An estimated 1.1 million displacements were recorded in the first half of 2017. Despite the support provided by host governments and humanitarian actors, refugees in the region are growing increasingly vulnerable.
19 Jul 2017 description
Amnesty urges parties to Arsal security operation "to prioritize the protection of Lebanese residents as well as Syrian refugees in the area and to refrain from using lethal force" if at all possible.
11 Jul 2017 description
The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.
08 Jul 2017 description
report Save the Children
A research study reviews the drivers of migration from Syria and the neighboring countries. Routes and conditions of the journey are also evaluated with special attention given to the risks confronted by children.
27 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN
The vast majority of refugee children attending Lebanese public schools are relegated to a "second shift," hampering both their education and integration with the local community.
16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF-supported programmes for over 9 million children inside Syria and neighbouring countries are on the verge of being cut off due to a critical US$220 million funding gap
09 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN
The so-called 'New Way of Working' has, according to its champions, the potential to radically improve how emergency relief programmes are designed and delivered.
06 Jun 2017 description
UNHCR said that without urgent additional funding, some 60,000 Syrian refugee families will be cut from monthly cash assistance programmes in Lebanon and Jordan as early as July.
09 May 2017 description
An estimated 10,500 Syrian refugees were ordered to leave their camp in the Bekaa Valley, which is home to more than 300,000 refugees. They have no alternative accommodation.
05 May 2017 description
The first comprehensive analysis, “At the Root of Exodus: Food security, conflict and international migration,” explores the role that food security and other factors play in compelling cross-border migration.
03 May 2017 description
WFP provides monthly life-saving food assistance to more than four million people each month inside Syria. In Lebanon, almost 700,000 Syrian refugees receive food assistance through an electronic voucher system.
28 Apr 2017 description
report Oxfam
Many families will arrive in Italy today to seek asylum. The humanitarian visa scheme aims to support 500 people in 2017 located in three transit countries – Lebanon, Morocco and Ethiopia.
26 Apr 2017 description
Looking ahead, investing in crises-affected countries’ systems and in capacities to manage crisis by leveraging financial services should be actual priorities.