IOM was expanding aid for displaced victims of the conflict in Ukraine, and was to launch new projects to help vulnerable, conflict-affected people in Ukraine’s Donbas region and others forcibly displaced from the area by clashes between government and separatist forces.
@ IOM 2015
The Humanitarian Country Team launched the 2017 appeal requesting for US$ 214 million to cover needs of 2.6 million people considered to be most vulnerable.
By the end of 2016, 48 countries and territories of the Americas had reported more than half a million suspected cases of Zika, with 22 reporting some 2,500 cases of congenital syndrome associated with the virus.
In 2016, Israeli authorities demolished or seized 1,089 Palestinian-owned structures in the West Bank, displacing 1,593 Palestinians. Highest demolition and displacement figures since OCHA started recording them in 2009