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16 Feb 2018 description
report Mercy Corps
Neither cash nor vocational training alone affected the likelihood of youth supporting political violence. However, when combined, it can reduce their willingness, a new study reports.
16 Feb 2018 description
The threat of ongoing conflict prevents many from returning to their homes and as a result Libya suffers from one of the highest per capita displacement levels in Africa.
16 Feb 2018 description
Almost all the refugee children who took part in a drawing activity session run by IOM’s psychosocial support team in Bangladesh drew houses, with family inside, expressing their desire for safety.
16 Feb 2018 description
The real figure is likely to be much higher, given that about 12.5% of all migrants are under the age of 18, and the number of children migrating around the world has been increasing.
15 Feb 2018 description
Evacuations have provided a new chance at life for more than 1,000 refugees who were detained in Libya. By the end of 2018, UNHCR plans to evacuate thousands more.
15 Feb 2018 description
Aid operations in DRC only received 52% of money needed over the past year. Relief agencies are underfunded and overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of this mega-crisis.
15 Feb 2018 description
MigApp serves as a one-stop-shop where migrants can access updated, reliable and practical information and IOM services. It has been rolled out in nine countries in East and Horn of Africa.
15 Feb 2018 description
UNICEF, UNHCR, IOM, Eurostat and OECD together urge Member States to fill information gaps on those children and improve cooperation so that data is shared and comparable.
14 Feb 2018 description
As many as 726,600 refugees have benefited from WFP’s latest round of food distributions, including 113,000 women and young children who have received special nutritious food.
14 Feb 2018 description
report CARE
CARE says many women have directly experienced or witnessed at least one form of GBV. Many are forced to pay armed groups to cross into Uganda, using whatever means they have.
13 Feb 2018 description
Filippo Grandi warns that conditions are not yet conducive for voluntary repatriation, and the denial of rights, including the lack of citizenship, must first be addressed.
13 Feb 2018 description
IOM says 8,154 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in the first six weeks of 2018. This compares with 12,358 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.
13 Feb 2018 description
UNHCR warns that even more lives could be lost on the often perilous lake routes, as increasing numbers of refugees escape inter-communal conflict across eastern DRC.
12 Feb 2018 description
The data shows a continued donor support to Lebanon in 2017 in response to the impact of the Syrian crisis. An additional US$650 million has been committed for 2018 and beyond.
12 Feb 2018 description
report Christian Aid
Twenty years since the launch of the UN displacement guidelines, the number of IDPs has nearly doubled. Despite this they receive far less global attention.
12 Feb 2018 description
A total of 16 Syrian refugees lost their lives on 18 January while attempting the crossing from Syria into Lebanon, according to the Lebanese Civil Defense directorate.
11 Feb 2018 description
report World Bank
Today, most of the displaced are urban areas. The pattern is particularly evident in the highly urbanized MENA region, where an estimated 80-90 percent of displaced live in towns and cities.
11 Feb 2018 description
report Voice of America
Thousands of Ethiopian migrants continue to make the perilous journey to war-torn Yemen in search of better economic opportunities despite the dangerous security conditions.
11 Feb 2018 description
Without investment to restore basic infrastructure and services for children, the hard-won gains to end conflict in Iraq are in jeopardy, according to a UNICEF and UN-Habitat assessment.
10 Feb 2018 description
La prévalence de la malnutrition aigüe a augmenté, dépassant les seuils d’urgence dans de nombreuses régions ; 12 régions sur 23 ont été déclarées en situation d’urgence nutritionnelle.