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07 Oct 2017 description
  • 189.9 M required for 2017

  • 61.0 M contributions received, representing 32% of requirements

  • 128.8 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Overview of UNHCR’s operations in Asia and the Pacific

A. Situational context including new developments

01 Oct 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 19 September 2017, a total of 2,299 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China

26 Sep 2017 description

KUALA LUMPUR — Lawmakers from across Southeast Asia today applauded Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman’s decision to “disassociate” himself from a recent ASEAN Chairman’s Statement on the situation in Rakhine State, calling the move an important and necessary step to push for more substantial action by the regional bloc to address the growing crisis in Myanmar.

23 Sep 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 5 September 2017, a total of 2,102 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China (no update)

22 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

21 septembre 2017 – Seuls 15 pays dans le monde disposent des trois politiques nationales de base qui contribuent à garantir que les parents disposent du temps et des ressources nécessaires pour soutenir le développement cérébral sain de leurs jeunes enfants, selon un nouveau rapport du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) publié jeudi.

21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children – UNICEF

New report says around 85 million children under five live in 32 countries that do not offer families two years of free pre-primary education; paid breastfeeding breaks for new mothers for the first six months; and adequate paid parental leave – three critical policies to support children’s early brain development

16 Sep 2017 description
  • 138.9 M required for 2017

  • 42.1 M contributions received, representing 30% of requirements

  • 96.7 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

12 Sep 2017 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 31 July 2017, there were 1298 people in immigration detention facilities, including 990 in immigration detention on the mainland and 308 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 552 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 21,540 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

08 Sep 2017 description

Malaysia will probably house the new arrivals in immigration detention centres, where foreigners without documents are typically held.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Malaysia's coast guard will not turn away Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar and is willing to provide them temporary shelter, the maritime agency's chief said on Friday.

Read more on Thomson Reuters Foundation

03 Sep 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 22 August 2017, a total of 1,838 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China (no update)

31 Aug 2017 description
report BenarNews

Myanmar’s neighbors reacted with growing concern Wednesday as the International Organization of Migration (IOM) said that more than 18,000 Rohingya Muslims had fled their homes within the past week after a spate of violence erupted in Rakhine state.



In Dhaka, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called on the United States to pressure Myanmar into stopping the influx of Rohingya into her country’s southeastern region from Rakhine, which is just across the border.

26 Aug 2017 description
  • 132.8 M required for 2017

  • 31.6 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements

  • 101.2 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

21 Aug 2017 description

SINGAPORE, 19 August 2017 – More than 140 participants attended the third ASEAN Strategic Policy Dialogue on Disaster Management (SPDDM) held in Singapore yesterday in commemoration of ASEAN’s golden jubilee celebration and the World Humanitarian Day on 19 August. 

20 Aug 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 8 August 2017, a total of 1,604 suspected dengue fever cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China

18 Aug 2017 description

UNHCR Appeals For Support To Address Refugee Resettlement Needs In Africa

The vast unmet need for refugee resettlement from Africa and the opportunities for communities to engage in the sponsorship of refugees were two of the key themes discussed when representatives of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), governments and NGOs from resettlement states and other inter-governmental bodies gathered in Geneva for the 2017 Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement (ATCR).

Representation at the ATCR