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19 Nov 2018 description
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First comprehensive study on the wellbeing of children in seven years

At the launch of the sixth Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, the Federal and Regional Governments of Iraq, in cooperation with UNICEF, unveil the most comprehensive report on children in seven years, under the auspices of Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi.

19 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

First comprehensive study on the wellbeing of children in seven years

At the launch of the sixth Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, the Federal and Regional Governments of Iraq, in cooperation with UNICEF, unveil the most comprehensive report on children in seven years, under the auspices of Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi.

19 Nov 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 18 Nov 2018): 22,450
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 18 Nov 2017): 114,550

Total arrivals 1 Nov - 18 Nov 2018 495
Total arrivals 1 Nov - 18 Nov 2017 3,153

Average daily arrivals in November 2018 so far: 28 Average daily arrivals in October 2018: 32

Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 18 Nov) 1,252
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 18 Nov) 2,055

Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 18 Nov) 2,814
Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 18 Nov) 3,013

19 Nov 2018 description
report The Guardian

Group aims to create jobs and reduce tensions on Greek island bearing brunt of migrant arrivals

By Helena Smith

An air of optimism hovers over the olive grove. Men from Africa, Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq are busy building a wooden structure that will serve as a new shelter. There is quiet concentration, banter and even a bit of laughter as they bang nails into the beams.

Read more on The Guardian.

19 Nov 2018 description
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Baghdad, 19 November 2018 – The Special Representative for Iraq of the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ján Kubiš, strongly condemns the bombing that targeted civilians in the city of Tikrit in Salaheddin Governorate north of Baghdad on Sunday. Mr. Kubiš expresses his deepest sympathies with the families of those who lost their lives and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.

19 Nov 2018 description

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • Alors que le monde continue de s’urbaniser à un rythme toujours plus rapide et avec une ampleur sans précédent, les villes payent un tribut de plus en plus lourd aux conflits, aux crises et aux catastrophes naturelles.

  • Un nouveau document de synthèse de la Banque mondiale et de l'UNESCO, intitulé CURE, propose un cadre amélioré, fondé sur la culture, pour la reconstruction et le relèvement des villes.

18 Nov 2018 description

Ramadi, Iraq, 17 November 2018 – Witnessing firsthand how the protection, development and stabilization work of the United Nations in Iraq in areas liberated from Da’esh can contribute to the prevention of crisis, Under-Secretary-General and the UN Secretary-General’s Advisor on Policy, Ms. Ana Maria Menéndez, visited Anbar Governorate in western Iraq on 17 November 2018. She met with local Iraqi officials, including the Governor and the head of the Provincial Council, to hear about the challenges the population are facing and how the UN can help to overcome them.

18 Nov 2018 description
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On 15 November 2018, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) presented the Initial Planning Framework for the Reconstruction of Mosul, offering perspectives on how to ‘Build Back Better’ the city for the people of Mosul.

16 Nov 2018 description

Teenaged asylum-seekers in Athens are hooked on classes that show them how to use technology to express their creativity.

By Leo Dobbs in Athens | 16 November 2018

Syrian teenager Odai* holds up a pair of spectacles held together by sticky tape. They belong to his friend Farshid*, who is leaving Athens in a few days to reunite with his family in Austria. “My teachers said maybe I can help fix them,” the 14-year-old tells UNHCR.

16 Nov 2018 description

Geneva – Marking the 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) launched the ‘Holding On’ digital campaign yesterday (15/11) to raise awareness of the plight of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and celebrate their courage and resilience.

16 Nov 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 103,347 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 14 November. Spain topped 50,440 – more irregular arrivals to Spain through 45 weeks of 2018 than all arrivals during the past three years combined.

This marks the fifth straight year arrivals of irregular migrants and refugees have topped the 100,000 mark, although this year’s totals are low compared to those at this time in 2017 (156,708) and 2016 (343,158).

16 Nov 2018 description

Culture – the “X Factor” for Building Back Better after Conflict and Disasters

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

- As the world continues to urbanize rapidly, cities are increasingly bearing the brunt of conflicts, crises, and disasters, which have a devastating effect on culture.

- A new World Bank-UNESCO Position Paper, Culture in City Reconstruction and Recovery (CURE), proposes an enhanced culture-based framework for city reconstruction and recovery.

15 Nov 2018 description
map iMMAP

Ninewa Governorate

An Armed Group 8 November 2018

● A booby-trapped car exploded near a restaurant on the right side of Mosul, led to the killing 2 people and injured 11 others. An Armed Group 9 November 2018
● Attacked Hamad village, led to the killing 3 civilians.

Security Forces 10 November 2018

15 Nov 2018 description

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Access:

• In October, education partners reported 7,720 children (5-17 years) enrolled in formal education while 666 were inrolled in nonformal education. Since January, education partners have recorded a cumulative 20,865 children enrolled in formal education while 14,473 have been enrolled in non-formal education.

• 18 Back to school campaigns were conducted in refugee locations in October.
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