Athens, 11 July 2018 - We, the undersigned organizations active in human rights and humanitarian aid, urge the Regional Governor of the North Aegean Region to re-examine her decision to suspend the operations of Lesvos Solidarity in the area of PIPKA on the island of Lesvos.
NGOs call for comprehensive response to Drought in Afghanistan:
4th July 2018, Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghanistan remains one of the worst funded of the large crises around the world. Millions of people are in need of humanitarian assistance, mostly due to conflict, rapid-onset natural disasters and situations of protracted displacement. So far this year only 29% of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) is funded; but on top of the initial response plan, a drought is further escalating needs.
1. Draft Order on Entry/Exit Regime and Movement of Goods to/from the NGCA is Proposed for Public Discussion
On 8 June 2818 the Ministry of Defence has posted a message on its official website proposing public discussion on 8 Draft CMU Resolution on entry and exit regime and movement of goods to/from the NGCA. The Resolution represents one of the series of by-laws required for the execution of the Law of Ukraine No. 2268 'On Safeguarding State Sovereignty'.
In response to surging food security needs due to the ongoing drought, and pre-famine conditions, five organizations joined together to form the Cash Alliance (CA) with an aim of providing cash support for Somali households affected by drought. This report provides an evaluation of the program. The Cash Alliance is composed of the Norwegian Refugee Council, the Danish Refugee Council, Save the Children, Concern Worldwide, and Cooperazione Internazionale.
27 June 2018: Joint statement by 26 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response.
Across Somalia, people have lost much of their livestock since the drought started in 2015. Poor families, who have the least resources and ability to adapt, have lost 40–60% of their herds in Somaliland and 20–40% in the rest of the country. The drought has also devastated crops, forcing more than 1.15 million people to leave their homes between January 2016 and May 2018, 3 often only once they had become malnourished and weak.
I- APERCU DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT DE PROTECTION DANS LA REGION DE DIFFA
La situation sécuritaire dans la région de Diffa est restée volatile durant ce mois de Mai. L’opération « AMIN FARKAT » de la Force Multinationale Mixte continue dans la Région. Les ratissages en cours occasionnent des restrictions de mouvements, notamment dans les localités de Toumour, Bosso et Gueskerou. Si ces restrictions ont été levées à la fin du mois, l’Etat d’urgence a été reconduit et le couvre-feu est toujours en vigueur.
Today is World Refugee Day. A day to remind world leaders that they should fight the root causes of displacement – instead of fighting to keep refugees and asylum seekers out of their countries. That is the message from the Danish Refugee Council's, Secretary General, Christian Friis Bach on June 20.
Message from Christian Friis Bach:
Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) summary for May 2018 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia / Somaliland and Yemen.
3,583,433 is the total number of Syrians under Temporary Protection System in Turkey as of May 2018. Of which 214,849 Syrians are in camps. Compared to last months figures, the number of Syrians in camps has decreased by 10,708
For the first time during 2018, the number of Syrians under Temporary Protection has decreased by which broke the pattern of gradual monthly increasement.
The cumulative number of the irregular migrants in Turkey has reached to 105,034 persons since the beginning of 2018. 18,734 is the monthly increase of May.
Aperçu de la situation
The Danish Refugee Council initiated its activities in Greece in November 2015 due to the unprecedented influx of displaced populations in need of international protection initially in Lesvos. Following new political developments and displacement dynamics in early 2016, DRC expanded its activities to the mainland to respond to the needs of people living in several sites across Greece. DRC works closely with the refugee communities, the Greek authorities and other humanitarian actors to ensure a protective environment for the refugees in Greece.
June 14, 2018 - International aid groups working in Yemen today expressed outrage at the loss of human life that has resulted from a military assault on Hodeidah city and its port and accused the attackers of a total disregard for human suffering. The consequences of this attack will be nothing but catastrophic for the people of Hodeidah, as well as for the rest of the population across the country who rely on Hodeidah’s port for food, fuel and commercial goods, including life-saving supplies of medicines. Two-thirds of Yemen’s population are directly served by the port.
11 June 2018 - INGOs in Yemen today warned that any further escalation of violence around the port city Hodeidah could have catastrophic consequences. Humanitarian organizations fear an imminent attack on the city given developments on the ground over recent weeks.
I. APERCU DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT SECURITAIRE ET DE PROTECTION DANS LA REGION DE TILLABERI
La situation sécuritaire dans la région de Tillabéri est restée instable et imprévisible au cours du mois de mai. Les opérations militaires se poursuivent à l’instar de l’opération conjointe Barkhane-G5 Sahel (contingent Nigérien) en cours depuis le 20 mai 2018 dans la zone des ‘’3 frontières’’, à savoir Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger, ainsi que d’autres opérations militaires telles que l’opération Dongo.
Date d’évaluation : Du 09 au 10 avril 2018 Zone d’évaluation: Site de Takanchalok, commune rurale d’Inates, département d’Ayorou, région de Tillaberi Localisation : Le site évalué (Takanchalok) se trouve à environ 5 km au nord Est du village de Tangouchmane et environ 45 km d’Ayorou en allant vers Inates.
Coordonnées GPS : N 15,01394 ; E 01,15881
Mouvement de population:
3,588,877 is the total number of Syrians under Temporary Protection System in Turkey as of April 2018. Of which 219,813 Syrians are in camps. Compared to last month figures, the number of Syrians in camps has decreased by 5,744 (%2.5)
162,091 is increase of the number of Syrians under »» Temporary Protection since the beginning of 2018 till April.
9 bodies were reported to be found on the Mediterranean to be found on the Mediterranean Sea, north Cyprus coast . The bodies are believed to be for Syrians.