30 Jun 2018 description
Syrian Arab Republic + 1 otherLack of UNRWA funding exacerbates housing crisis for Palestine refugees displaced from Yarmouk
UNRWA was forced to reduce its emergency cash assistance in Syria from USD 32 to USD 23 a month per person due to a lack of funding and now this amount is insufficient for displaced Palestine refugees.
30 Jun 2018 description
Libya + 1 otherMore than 1,100 refugees and migrants have lost their lives on the Mediterranean Sea during the first half of 2018
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Appalled by the loss of life at sea off the coast of Libya UNHCR calls for concerted international efforts to avoid further tragedies.
United States of America + 3 othersTriángulo Norte acuerda trabajo conjunto con EEUU en migración irregular y seguridad
El encuentro también proporcionó la oportunidad para enfatizar sobre los esfuerzos que se realizan en cada país para abordar las causas estructurales y multidimensionales de la migración.
Deterioration of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory alarms UN expert
report — UN Human Rights Council
“Residents are deprived of their most basic rights, including the rights to health, to education, and most recently, their right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly." Michael Lynk
report — United Nations Population Fund
Demand for reproductive health services is enormous. According to the joint humanitarian response plan, there are an estimated 60,000 pregnant Rohingya women in the refugee and host communities.
Cambodia + 5 othersIOM seeks better protection for unaccompanied migrant children in Southeast Asia
Data suggest that trafficking of minors continues to exist in most countries in the region, with children typically representing between 30-90 per cent of the total caseload in any country.
report — Save the Children
Save the Children says Brussels meeting was a missed opportunity to set a clear direction for the EU’s migration policy and create a unified and functional asylum system.
report — UN Mission in South Sudan
Senior officers in the army have been meeting in Juba with a view to being removed from the list of shame that bears names of perpetrators of grave violations against children.
The UN Migration Agency has begun distributing humanitarian assistance to some of the 16,000 IDPs in Bangassou, a town in the South-Eastern region of CAR that borders DRC.
Thousands of civilians are reported to have fled towards western Daraa, and towards the Jordanian border, many of whom remain stranded in the desert with no access to food and water.
report — Government of Uruguay
Se están distribuyendo bidones para el acopio de agua, kit de higiene, medidores de color y pH y distintas labores de sensibilización para el manejo y consumo de agua en forma segura.
Syrian Arab Republic + 1 otherHostilities in Syria’s southwest mean cuts in vital aid across Jordanian border
report — UN Department of Public Information
Delivering aid to the massive influx of people has been complicated by ongoing violence linked to armed groups who are vying for control, the UN Senior Adviser explained.
report — World Vision
World Vision report calls on the international and national decision-makers to better protect children who have been displaced due to humanitarian crises and fragility.
report — Caritas
Caritas International is appealing for urgent assistance to help people facing hunger due to poor rainfall, limited job opportunities, high food prices, displacement and violent extremism.
Authorities in Gedeo registered more than 793,000 displaced, while at least 185,000 are believed to be in West Guji zone, where registration is still limited due to insecurity.
Las fuertes lluvias en los últimos cinco días causaron el desbordamiento del río Arauca, desencadenando inundaciones tanto en el casco urbano como en la zona rural de los municipios de Arauca, Arauquita y en menor nivel, en Tame.
World + 11 othersNew report documents rise in number of children killed, maimed and recruited in conflict
The crises unfolding in CAR, DRC, Myanmar, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen brought about serious increases in grave violations against children, with over 21,000 verified by the UN.
'Horror knows no limit' in southwest Syria, where 20,000 children have been displaced in three days
report — UN Children's Fund
“Recent attacks have severely damaged civilian infrastructure in violation of international humanitarian law, including a field hospital which is now inoperable," said UNICEF executive director.
Fall Armyworm keeps spreading to larger areas within countries in sub-Saharan Africa and could move into Northern Africa, Southern Europe and the Near East.
26 Jun 2018 description
report — UN News Service
Spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic said the development was an “important step” but “it is not the end ... We ... know that a continued aggressive response is required.”
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)150