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24 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

Summary of findings and recommendations

Adolescent Girls in Crisis is a research project informed by and centred upon the voices and experiences of girls in three of the world’s most troubled and volatile locations: South Sudan, the Lake Chad Basin and the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

The research found that:

14 Sep 2018 description

Endorsed by: Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA); AVSI; BRAC; CARE; Danish Refugee Council (DRC); Finn Church Aid (FCA); Food for the Hungry; Humanity & Inclusion; Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC); Oxfam; Plan; Save the Children; VSO; War Child Holland; Windle International Uganda; World Vision; ZOA

The launch of Uganda's new Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities (ERP) is an opportunity to ensure a better future for hundreds of thousands of children.

04 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

La crise dans le Bassin du Lac Tchad est l'une des urgences humanitaires les plus graves au monde, ayant déplacé plus de 2,4 millions de personnes, dont la moitié sont des enfants, et laissé plus de 10,7 millions de personnes dans une situation d'aide humanitaire.

La crise s’est déclenchée dans une région en proie à une fragilité chronique, où la pauvreté, le chômage et le manque de perspectives pour les jeunes alimentent l'extrémisme et sont aggravés par la dégradation de l'environnement et les impacts du changement climatique.

03 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

Résumé exécutif

La crise qui affecte le bassin du lac Tchad est l’une des situations d’urgence humanitaire les plus graves à l’échelle mondiale : plus de 2,4 millions de personnes, dont la moitié sont des enfants, ont été déplacées. La plupart sont des réfugiés, mais ce nombre comprend également des personnes déplacées dans leur propre pays et des personnes de retour dans leur pays.

03 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

Despite the challenges they face, adolescent girls in the Lake Chad basin demonstrate resilience, entrepreneurial skills, a commitment to hard work, a desire to help others, optimism for the future and insightfulness – attributes essential for any society if it hopes to transition towards a peaceful, prosperous and secure future.

31 Aug 2018 description
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LCB Declaration Paper - Berlin Conference 2018
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LCB Paper Berlin August 2018

With the crisis entering its ninth year and showing no signs of abating despite recent efforts, 10.7 million people continue to be in urgent need of life-saving assistance across north-east Nigeria, far-north Cameroon, Western Chad and south-east Niger. Nearly 2.4 million people are displaced with fresh waves of violence and human rights abuses resulting in thousands arriving into congested sites on a weekly basis.

30 Aug 2018 description

Eleven international organisations call for increased protection and support to civilians bearing the brunt of the conflict in the Lake Chad region.

On 3 and 4 September, ministers from the affected countries as well as Governors of the Lake Chad region, alongside donor countries, UN organisations, international and regional organisations, and civil society representatives will meet in Berlin, Germany, for a two-day high-level conference on the Lake Chad region, including parts of Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger.

27 Aug 2018 description

As the UN Security Council meets in New York to mark one year since nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees fled to neighboring Bangladesh, International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) working in Myanmar say 600,000 Rohingya still left in Myanmar face daily discrimination and human rights abuses, making conditions unsafe for refugees to return.

26 Aug 2018 description
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One year passed since the beginning of the exodus of an estimated 706,000 Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh following what the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called a “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing. The newly arrived Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar have joined hundreds of thousands who were part of previous waves of displacement from Myanmar.

24 Aug 2018 description
report Plan International

The crisis in Lake Chad Basin is one of the most severe humanitarian emergencies in the world, having displaced more than 2.4 million people, half of whom are children, and left more than 10.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.
The crisis has unfolded in a region beset by chronic fragility, where poverty, unemployment and a lack of prospects for young people fuel extremism and are compounded by environmental degradation and the impacts of climate change.

17 Aug 2018 description
report Plan International

En situaciones de emergencia humanitaria, la infancia, pero especialmente las niñas y las adolescentes, corren un alto riesgo de contraer enfermedades o convertirse en víctimas de tráfico infantil, violencia y abusos sexuales.

08 Aug 2018 description
report Plan International

As recovery efforts to free trapped survivors from a major earthquake that has claimed 105 lives in Lombok enter day three, thousands of children remain without adequate shelter and out of school.

Staff from Yayasan Plan International Indonesia (YPII) report that thousands of children, many of whom were left homeless from the first earthquake on July 31, have been out of school for more than a week.

Many are sleeping in open fields and suffering illnesses from lack of warm clothing and blankets.

06 Aug 2018 description
report Plan International

Madrid, 6 de agostode 2018.- Dos meses después de la erupción del volcán Fuego en Guatemala, Plan International sigue apoyando a las niñas y niños afectados, la población más vulnerable en casos de emergencia. La organización, que trabaja por los derechos de la infancia y la igualdad de las niñas, acaba de construir seis escuelas temporales que serán utilizadas por 600 estudiantes durante todo un año escolar.

06 Aug 2018 description
report Plan International

A second powerful earthquake has struck the Indonesian island of Lombok, less than a week after the first. As the death toll continues to rise, we're scaling up our emergency response.

Plan International's disaster response team is on the ground to respond to urgent needs of children and affected communities.

At 6.46pm Sunday 5 August local time, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Lombok, with the epicentre located 18 kilometres south-west of East Lombok island.

04 Aug 2018 description

Situational Analysis

Even though the North-East is the epicentre of the crisis in Nigeria, we need to look at education holistically from a countrywide perspective. Several attacks on education such as violence against students and education personnel have been reported in other areas of the country.

03 Aug 2018 description
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25 Jul 2018 description
report Plan International


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The Lake Chad Basin Crisis remains one of the largest humanitarian emergencies in the world and continues to affect the North-East of Nigeria, the Far North Region of Cameroon, the Lac Region of Chad and the Diffa Region in Niger.