The International Organization for Migration (IOM)continues to be actively involved in anumber of Migrants' Assistance projects and Human Mobility data collection activities in the Horn of Africa (HoA) and in the Arab Peninsula. This report aims atproviding an overview ofthe trends observed in thefirst halfof 2018 in theregion, across Ethiopia,Somalia, Djibouti, and Yemen.
The 21th round of data collection took place in July and August 2018. During this round a revised version of the data collection methodology was used to capture additional information on the needs and challenges migrants are facing.
DTM identified there to be at least 669,176 migrants in Libya. Migrants were identified in all baladiyas, within 554 communities and originated from more than 41 countries.
The 2017 Sudan Participatory Assessment, conducted between October and December 2017, involved 6,009 Persons of Concern to UNHCR engaged through some 385 semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions, individual interviews and participatory observation sessions. This assessment exercise was conducted by UNHCR in collaboration with partners, actively supported by the Government of Sudan, to engage refugees, asylum-seekers and refugee returnees – women, men, girls and boys of di fferent age, gender, nationality and ability – to identify their needs and examine ways to address them.
August 20th, 2018, RDP conducted the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Needs Assessment in five areas (Shalaf, Wadi Al-dor, Qesa’a Halian, Jabal Bahri, Bilad Al-Muliki) of Al Udayn district,
The purpose of the WASH Needs Assessment is to:
Determine the current situation of WASH sector in Al Udayn district.
Find out the causes behind a great level of negative health impacts.
May 6th through June 24th, 2018, RDP conducted the Protection Needs Assessment (PNA) in two sub-districts (As Safaya’a and Duba’a Al- Dakhl) located in Ash Shamayatayn district, Taizz Governorate.
The purpose of the Protection Needs Assessment is to:
Determine the current situation of IDPs protection in Ash Shamatayan district.
Find out the causes behind a great level of negative protection impacts in the two sub districts.
The crisis in Yemen is among the most serious and complex in the world with over 7 million people are assisted by the World Food Programme (WFP). In November 2017, rapid market assessments were conducted in the cities of Sana’a, Hodeidah and Hajjah to evaluate a potential scale-up of the current commodity voucher system and the feasibility of introducing cash-based transfers to broaden the portfolio of food assistance programming.
In Yemen, children's education devastated after three years of escalating conflict: Nearly 2 million children now out of school
SANA'A, 27 March 2017 – Nearly half a million children have dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of conflict in Yemen, bringing the total number of out-of-school children to 2 million, according to a UNICEF assessment released today. Meanwhile, almost three quarters of public school teachers have not been paid their salaries in over a year, putting the education of an additional 4.5 million children at grave risk.
1.1 Background & Objective
The increase in the number of refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) across the region in 2017 continued and the need remains for a large-scale response to address the needs of refugees already present in the host community. As of end of 2017, 655,624 Syrian refugees were registered with UNHCR, including refugees hosted in Za’atari, Azraq camps, Emirati Jordanian (EJC) camp and King Abdullah Park.
2.0 Comments on implementation / progress
2.1 Visit AlJaheen Spontaneous Settlement in Raydah district:
Consists of approximately 80 HHs
Majority of IDPs families displaced in the site for three years
IDPs areas of origin are mainly Sahar and Sa’adah City (Sa’adah Governorate)
• As of end of 2017, 655,624 Syrian refugees were registered with UNHCR, including refugees hosted in Za’atari, Azraq camps, Emirati Jordanian (EJC) camp and King Abdullah Park.
• At the end of December 2017 65,922 Iraqis are registered with UNHCR in Jordan. Due to the escalating violence in Iraq, it is expected to see an increase the number of Iraqis seeking asylum.
RMMS launched Phase 2 of the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) in June 2017.
This snapshot presents an overview of findings from June through December 2017, focussing on how gender influences migration experiences.
This snapshot examines what 4Mi Phase 2 data reveals about why and how women migrate and how gender impacts on conditions along the route. The data draws on interviews with 165 women and 340 men on the move from Horn of Africa.
In February 2018, Action Contre la Faim (ACF), in collaboration with Ministry of Public Health and Population (MPHP) represented by Abyan Governmental Health Office (GHO), conducted two nutrition assessments in Lowlands and Highlands’s ecological zone of 11 districts of Abyan governorate. This was in response to the need to determine the malnutrition levels and trends for the different ecological zones and to inform on the intervention response for the governorate.
In the 17th round of DTM Libya data collection taking place in January and February 2018, IOM identified 704,142 migrants in Libya. Migrants were identified in 99 baladiyas and 551 muhallas and originating from up to 40 countries.
In addition to those identified in urban and rural settings migrants in Libya were also recorded in detention centers. Based on DTM’s latest data, the number of migrants in Libya’s Detention Centers is 4,443 individuals (15/02/18)*.
RDP conducted a water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) needs assessment in three areas (Bani Ahmed, Al-Aqiba, Al-Ahmol) located in Far Al Udayn district, Ibb Governorate (December 23th , 2017 to January 7th, 2018).
The assessment aimed to:
Determine the current situation of WASH sector in Far Al Udayn district.
Finding out the causes behind a great level of negative health impacts.