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.
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.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Yemen conducted a rapid assessment to identify how the recent escalation of conflict have impacted the livestock sector in the coastal area of the southern districts of Aljarahi, Hais and Jabal Ras in Hodeidah governorate. The main objective of the assessment is to identify the key impacts of the recent conflict and displacement and the challenges and impacts on the IDPs and host communities’ livelihoods and to provide recommendations for feasible interventions by the different stakeholders.
Food insecurity remains high across Yemen, although the winter harvest has improved food access in Hadramaut
More households are borrowing food in Taizz as intensified fighting has reduced access to food assistance
Food shortages and lack of income continue to erode household food security across the country
In July 2017, Action Contre la faim (ACF) in collaborations with Ministry of Public Health and Population (MPHP) of Lahj governorate, conducted two nutrition assessments in Lowlands and Highlands ecological zone of 15 districts. This was in response to the need to determine the malnutrition levels and trends for the different ecological zones and to inform the intervention response for the governorate.
Food insecurity remains high across Yemen, especially in Hajjah and among displaced households
The use of negative food-based coping strategies has increased in Sana’a City and Hajjah
More households reported borrowing food as their primary source of food in December