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25 May 2018 description
report Theirworld

Israel's supreme court has ruled that the school - which has 170 students from Bedouin communities - and the village where it's sited are to be knocked down.

A Palestinian village and its school are to be demolished by Israeli authorities - despite attempts by the European Union to save them.

The school in the Khan Al-Ahmar was made from tyres and mud eight years ago and serves about 170 students from five local Bedouin communities in the occupied West Bank.

25 May 2018 description

As of 30 April 2018, there were 33 internally displaced people (IDP) sites in Shan State, with a total of 9,200 IDPs. (source: CCCM)

25 May 2018 description

Bangladesh is working with UNHCR and partners to stave off consequences of possible extreme weather for hundreds of thousands.

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Bangladesh – As a Bangladeshi instructor raises a red flag with a black centre, another instructor starts sounding a storm siren, then waves a second flag.

“When all the flags are raised and the signal is the loudest... it is the most intense of warnings,” explained a trainer with the Bangladesh government’s Cyclone Prevention Programme to a class of Rohingya refugee volunteers.

25 May 2018 description


Malgré la propagation de l'insécurité dans le nord et le centre du pays, et le manque important de fonds, les acteurs humanitaires continuent de jouer un rôle essentiel dans la réponse aux besoins fondamentaux des personnes vulnérables. Alors que le plan de réponse humanitaire 2018 vise à fournir une aide vitale à 1,56 million de personnes, au 31 mars seulement 11% des 263 millions de dollars requis avaient été reçus.

25 May 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 28,368 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through the first 143 day days of 2018, with about 38 percent arriving in both Italy and Greece, and almost all the remainder (23%) arriving in Spain, excluding 47 migrants registered as arriving in Cyprus.

This compares with 60,518 arrivals across the region through the same period last year and about 193,333 at this time in 2016.

25 May 2018 description

Freetown – IOM, the UN Migration Agency in Sierra Leone, together with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), last week presided over the graduation ceremony of the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) course designed by the Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) and funded by USAID.

25 May 2018 description

Addis Ababa - On 19 and 21 May, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, hosted a consultation with Ethiopian regional Government representatives and local stakeholders to discuss how the Organization’s standard operating procedures on migrant return and reintegration can be best adapted to the national reintegration plans and referral mechanisms.

The consultation was held in the Hadiya and Kembata Tembaro Zone of the Southern, Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), which is prone to irregular migration.

25 May 2018 description

Kinshasa – Last week, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), cases of Ebola were confirmed in Mbandaka, a city with a population of 1.2 million people some 150 kilometres from where the outbreak originated in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province.

The fact that Mbandaka is connected by river routes to DRC’s capital Kinshasa as well as cities in the Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic, has fuelled concerns that the disease could spread more widely.

25 May 2018 description

Accra – IOM, the UN Migration Agency in Ghana donated on 21 May equipment to facilitate the use of the Trafficking in Persons Information System (TIPIS) to the Government of Ghana.

The TIPIS aims to collect aggregate and anonymous reporting on human trafficking from district, regional and national levels, and it provides policy makers with accurate information to guide the national counter-trafficking response.

25 May 2018 description

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns in the strongest terms the car bomb attack that took place today in Benghazi, Libya. The attack targeted a populated residential neighbourhood and left at least seven dead, including a toddler and more than 10 injured. UNSMIL offers its condolences to the families of those killed and wishes a speedy recovery for those injured.

25 May 2018 description

44 acteurs opérationnels exécutent des projets humanitaires, principalement dans les secteurs de la protection et la sécurité alimentaire. Plus de 62% des 90 projets sont éxécutés dans les secteurs de la protection, l’éducation et la sécurité alimentaire.

25 May 2018 description
  1. According to InaRISK, a total of 4 districts (total of 28 sub-districts) in 2 provinces will be affected (in maps on next page: 11 sub-districts of populace up to 22,000 are located in high vulnerability areas; 28 sub-districts of populace up to 14,955 are located in medium vulnerability areas.
  2. Past hazards associated with Mt Merapi include: Rock fall, Pyroclastic and Lahar flow, Lava flow, Ash fall, Volcanic earthquake.
25 May 2018 description
report CARE

Executive Summary

Nigerian Northeast society is ruled by a pervasive patriarchal system, which grants men power and control over women and supports unequal power relationships, access and control over resources for women and men. Despite being less affected by the insurgency and its unprecedented population displacement than it neighboring states of Borno and Adamawa, Yobe hosts the third highest concentration of IDPs in the Northeast Nigeria.

25 May 2018 description

Torrential rainfall in parts of northwestern Somalia causes significant destruction

25 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- Uncharacteristically high rainfall was received this month. Spatial distribution was however good. Temporal distribution was poor leading to flash floods in several pockets.
- Natural vegetation has improved significantly with Vegetation Condition Index increasing strikingly.
- Pastures and browse are of good conditions and in all livelihood zones.

25 May 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

Angela Kirkian was born in Aleppo. She came to Armenia four years ago with her mother. Her sister, brother, and aunt stayed in Syria.