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23 Jan 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • PIN (People in Need) for Shelter/NFI/CCCM assistance increased by 24 percent to 6.7 million people including 78 percent increase in the people of acute needs.

  • Shelter/NFI/CCCM Cluster assisted 46 percent out of 3 million people planned to be reached in 2018.

  • Winterization support reached 11 percent out of 76,000 vulnerable families who are in critical needs for assistance.

  • A workshop with key Cluster Partners and authorities discussed the Cluster priorities and strategic direction 2019-2020.

23 Jan 2019 description

In Ukraine, winter temperatures make life hard for thousands of people whose lives have already been torn apart by conflict.

Since 2014, conflict in Ukraine has forced 1.5 million people to flee their homes. For those affected by the violence, winter can make life especially difficult, with temperatures plummeting as low as -20 °C. After five years, many of the displaced have exhausted their resources and are often forced to choose between buying food and medicine or paying for heating.

23 Jan 2019 description

La région de Tillabéri a connu une instabilité très accentuée durant l’année 2018, du fait de l’insécurité dans les localités des différentes communes frontalières avec le Mali et le Burkina Faso, en proie aux attaques des éléments des groupes armés non étatique. A cela s’ajoute la porosité de la frontière nigérienne avec le Mali et l’insuffisance de la couverture des zones par les forces de défense et de sécurité.

23 Jan 2019 description

There were 1,050 land arrivals this month, slightly lower than November’s, while sea arrivals doubled with 2,900 people. The Government with UNHCR’s support continued accelerated transfers asylum-seekers of asylum-seekers from the islands to the mainland this month. This had a very positive impact on some islands, like Chios, while the population in Samos remains five times over the centre’s capacity. UNHCR provided 27,000 places in dignified accommodation in apartments.

23 Jan 2019 description

Nine Advice and Legal Aid Centres (ALAC) are operational in the main refugee-hosting areas of four provinces and provide free legal support to persons of con-cern (PoCs): four in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), one in Sindh and three in Punjab and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) through partnership agreements with SHARP and one in Balochistan run by SEHER.

23 Jan 2019 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Charlie Yaxley – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 22 janvier 2019 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

23 Jan 2019 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Charlie Yaxley – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 22 janvier 2019 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

Une nouvelle flambée de violence au nord-est du Nigéria a forcé des milliers de Nigérians, pour la plupart des femmes et des enfants, à fuir pour chercher refuge au Tchad, dans la région du lac Tchad.