In July 2018, assessed communities in north-west Syria witnessed a total of 31,636 IDP arrivals. More than two thirds of these (22,397) were to assessed communities in Idleb governorate and surrounding areas, many of which to Dana (5,547) and Maaret Tamsrin (2,815) sub-districts in the north of Idleb governorate.
• Following the recapture by Government of Syria forces of formerly opposition-held areas in Dar’a and Quneitra governorates, concerns have increased around a major escalation of conflict in Idleb governorate and the surrounding areas of western Aleppo and north-western Hama, potentially displacing up to an estimated 800,000 people.
Al Hudaydah Hub
A joint site verification exercise was conducted in Baidoa on 03-05 September 2018. The operation was led by CCCM partners, and included 36 participants from 3 government institutions, 5 INGOs, 3 NGOs, and 4 UN agencies. In total, 371 IDP sites, hosting 42,032 households, were assessed and mapped. Compared to the last site verification, there was decrease of 6 sites and 2,963 households.
A joint site verification exercise was conducted in Kismayo on 6-9 August 2018. The operation was led by CCCM partners, and included 72 participants from 4 government offices, 7 NGOs, and 1 UN agency. In total 134 IDP sites, hosting 10,934 households, were assessed and mapped. The number of IDP assessed has reduced by 25% compared to the last verification exercise conducted in January 2018.
CCCM partners constructed community meeting halls in 10 IDP settlements in Kaxda and Daynile districts of Benadir. These social halls serve settlement leaders and IDP committees to better manage their respective camps and coordinate with various stakeholders providing support.
Al Hudaydah Hub
Over the week, the Government of Yemen Forces backed by SLC (Saudi-led coaliton) escalated its military operatons in Midi and Hayran districts (Hajjah) which have resulted in the displacement of 4,000 families into Abs district. UNHCR through JAAHD (Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development) started new needs assessment in Abs district to assess the needs of the newly displaced families.
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