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14 Jan 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Yemen is facing one of the world’s worst Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) crises, as deteriorating WASH infrastructure contributes to a cholera outbreak, and represents one of the underlying causes of malnutrition in the country.

On behalf of the Yemen WASH Cluster, REACH coordinated a household-level assessment to provide an understanding of WASH needs, gaps, and priorities in 38 districts prioritized for famine and/or cholera interventions that also host a high concentration of Internally Displaced People (IDPs - 8% or more of the total district population).

14 Jan 2019 description

BACKGROUND

Wau Town has been steadily recovering from the shocks of series of significant incidents/ clashes that occurred between June 2016 to May 2018. During that period, the Wau Protection of Civilian Adjacent Area (Wau PoC AA) site was created. There are 35,496 people biometrically registered in the site, though headcounts suggest that the number of those residing there is only 15,272, as of December 2018.

09 Jan 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview & Methodology

Since August 2017, an estimated 727,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar District from Myanmar, bringing the total number residing in Bangladesh to approximately 921,000.1 The unplanned and spontaneous nature of the post-August Rohingya refugee camps have combined with high population densities and challenging environmental conditions to produce a crisis with especially acute water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) needs.

09 Jan 2019 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Background

Since late 2013, the intensification of conflict in North and Central Iraq has resulted in multiple waves of mass displacement across the country.

As of December 2017, 2,780,406 internally displaced persons (IDPs) were identified in Iraq. Of these, 580,193 individuals were registered across 80 formal camps, with a majority of IDPs living in Ninewa and Dahuk governorates.

09 Jan 2019 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Background

The period of 2017-2018 has seen increased numbers of internally displaced persons (IDPs) returning to their area of origin (AoO) across Iraq. However, as of October 2018, there remains 1.9 million Iraqi IDPs. This includes approximately 465,000 individuals and 93,000 households that reside in 128 formal IDP camps across the country, 54 of which are comprised of 100 or more households.

08 Jan 2019 description

DTM Methodology

The IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix is a comprehensive system to analyze and disseminate information to better understand the movements and needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Burundi.

Volunteers from the Burundian Red Cross (BRC) consult with key informants to identify displacement trends and needs in their communities. Key informants can be community leaders, local government authorities and religious leaders.

Enumerators complete two types of assessments:

07 Jan 2019 description

Philippus Wester
Arabinda Mishra
Aditi Mukherji
Arun Bhakta Shrestha
Editors

Foreword

21 Dec 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

Madagali, Michika, Mubi North, and Mubi South LGAs, in Adamawa State, have been severely impacted by the conflict between non-state armed groups and Nigerian forces. At the height of the conflict, many villages and communities in the 4 LGAs were deserted. Despite ongoing counterinsurgency operations, recently, increased returns have been reported in these LGAs.

18 Dec 2018 description

To track seasonal variations of food security situation over time in refugee settlements, a new innovation that uses mobile technologies to collect household food security information remotely was started in January 2018 as a food security monitoring tool in Uganda.

18 Dec 2018 description

To track seasonal variations of food security situation over time in refugee settlements, a new innovation that uses mobile technologies to collect household food security information remotely was started in January 2018 as a food security monitoring tool in Uganda.

18 Dec 2018 description

To track seasonal variations of food security situation over time in refugee settlements, a new innovation that uses mobile technologies to collect household food security information remotely was started in January 2018 as a food security monitoring tool in Uganda.

18 Dec 2018 description

To track seasonal variations of food security situation over time in refugee settlements, a new innovation that uses mobile technologies to collect household food security information remotely was started in January 2018 as a food security monitoring tool in Uganda.

14 Dec 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hardto-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

13 Dec 2018 description

This thematic bulletin on safety and outlook presents findings and recommendations based on Ground Truth Solutions’ (GTS) surveys conducted with 943 Rohingya in Bangladesh. The survey, carried out in October 2018, was administered in 24 collective sites in the Ukhia and Teknaf subdistricts. It is the second round of data collection, with the first taking place in July 2018. The goal is to use the views of affected people to inform humanitarian response and adjust programming accordingly.