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22 Sep 2017 description

Introduction

The IDP Hosting Site Baseline Assessment aims to support targeting and response planning by humanitarian stakeholders, including authorities, UN agencies, local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs). It provides a baseline of key multi-sectoral indicators across IDP hosting sites in 22 governorates, based on data collected through interviews with key informants in each site.

22 Sep 2017 description

En réponse à l’afflux massif des refugies nigérians vers le Cameroun, le camp de Minawao a été ouvert depuis juillet 2013 pour permettre de fournir de façon coordonnée les services de bases aux populations nigérianes victimes de la crise humanitaire au Nord Est du Nigéria. La situation étant encore instable dans les régions du Nord du Nigéria, le Cameroun continue à enregistrer des personnes au camp de Minawao.

21 Sep 2017 description

1. Background:

Akobo County located in Jonglei State (in South Sudan) is one of the key transit route for the conflict affected IDPs from Waat, Walgat, Motot, Pathai and other small areas of Uror and Nyirol Counties. Since the outbreak of the initial crisis in December 15th 2013, the region has been experiencing heavy movement of IDPs.

21 Sep 2017 description

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Violence and conflict during political activities is widespread and they have a disproportionate impact on persons with disabilities (PWDs) in a multitude of ways. Through a number of factors, conflict situations also contribute to extreme mental, emotional, and physical harm to individuals with disabilities (acquired through conflict or otherwise), their families and the community at large. These harms and their after-effects can last for year’s even decades, causing further stress between and within communities.

21 Sep 2017 description

Ce 19 septembre 2017 à la Maison Centrale d’Arrêt de Bamako (MCA), s’est tenu en présence des Ministres de la Justice et des droits de l’homme, la cérémonie de remise officielle du projet de la MINUSMA, pour l’amélioration des conditions de détention des personnes handicapées.

20 Sep 2017 description

There are currently 2,018 refugees living in Lóvua settlement, this represents six per cent of the overall refugee population from the DRC in northern Angola.

So far, 586 tents have been distributed to refugees in Lóvua settlement, since the beginning of the relocation.

A water tank with the capacity of 5,000 litres has been provided to Lóvua Municipality to improve host communities’ access to potable water.

KEY FIGURES

20 Sep 2017 description
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Glass Half Full: Ensuring Greater Access to Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Households in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE, September 20, 2017 - Tajikistan has made significant progress over the past decade in providing access to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) for its citizens. However, many challenges remain. This is especially true in rural areas where only about one-third of households have access to clean drinking water sources on their premises, compared with more than 87% in urban areas.

20 Sep 2017 description
infographic REACH Initiative

Introduction

The Humanitarian Situation Overview in Syria (HSOS) project is a monthly data collection exercise, which aims to gather multisector information about needs and the humanitarian situation inside Syria. The factsheets present information gathered in August 2017 referring to the situation in July 2017.

20 Sep 2017 description

In support of the Humanitarian Country Team’s (HCT) earthquake contingency plan, the Community of Practice (CoP) on Community Engagement conducted a series of pre-crisis information mapping surveys and consultations in 10 selected barangays.
This took place from May to July 2017 and covered the cities of Quezon, Valenzuela, Marikina, Pasig,
Malabon and Manila.

20 Sep 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

Hawiga district is one of the last areas of Iraq still occupied by the armed group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The offensive by Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) to retake the city is due to begin imminently. With the beginning of the operation, the United Nations (UN) estimates that 65,000 civilians, still residing in ISIL-held territory, will be affected.

The fighting is likely to trigger mass displacement, with probable continued influx of civilians towards areas controlled by Iraqi and Kurdish forces.

19 Sep 2017 description

This weekly update is produced by UNDP in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with the Office of National Security and development partners.

Situation overview  

Following emergency response to the landslide and floods in and around Freetown on 14 August 2017, the UN system in Sierra Leone is now supporting national recovery.  

19 Sep 2017 description

Since the end of August, some 400,000 Rohingyas have crossed the Myanmar border and taken refuge in Bangladesh. Joining 300,000 to 500,000 Rohingyas already present in the country, the new arrivals need food and drinking water, access to sanitary facilities, health care, rehabilitation sessions, and other accommodations. Handicap International is responding to this emergency by supplying aid to families with acute needs.

19 Sep 2017 description

DEAR FRIENDS,
OVER THE PAST YEAR, AS NATIVIST ARGUMENTS FOR WALLS AND OTHER BARRIERS TO KEEP PEOPLE OUT GAINED STRENGTH IN THE UNITED STATES AND AROUND THE WORLD, THE CORE MISSION OF DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS WAS CHALLENGED AS NEVER BEFORE. WITH YOUR STRONG SUPPORT, WE ARE FIGHTING ON ALL FRONTS TO DEFEND OUR ABILITY TO PROVIDE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE IN NEED REGARDLESS OF RACE, RELIGION, OR POLITICAL CONVICTION.

19 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

6,571
Refugees in Cacanda reception centre
31,370
Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

1,667
Families currently in the reception centre
30
Persons with disabilities

54%
Children (under 18 years old)
64
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 4
Households are headed by women
22%
Of the population are women