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07 Dec 2018 description

Summary

As of September 2018, close to 240,0001 mostly Somali refugees reside in Dadaab refugee complex. With continued conflict, instability and drought, causing new displacement in Somalia as well as reduced humanitarian funding in Dadaab, there is need to strengthen the knowledge of future return intentions and movement patterns of the refugee population. Since May 2017, REACH has worked with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) on developing tools and methodologies for data collection in the three camps of Dadaab refugee complex (Dagahaley, IFO, Hagadera).

07 Dec 2018 description

The Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) is designed to monitor humanitarian action, conduct multisector assessments, emergency non-food items distributions (NFI) and water, sanitation and hygiene interventions (WASH) when there is no capacity on site. Currently, RRM is made possible through the generous support of the European Union Civil Protection and Humaniarian Aid Office (ECHO), the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

07 Dec 2018 description

Le Mécanisme de Réponse Rapide (RRM) est un outil mis à la disposition de la communauté humanitaire pour garantir une veille humanitaire, réaliser des évaluations multisectorielles, des distributions de biens non alimentaires (NFI) et des interventions en eau, hygiène et assainissment (EHA) d’urgence lorsque les capacités nécessaires ne sont pas disponibles sur place.

05 Dec 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

Baquba district is located in the southwest of Diyala governorate. The capital of the district, and of the governorate, is Baquba city, which is situated approximately 60 kilometres northeast of Baghdad. The assessed area covers a cluster of villages situated between 45 and 25 kilometres south of Baquba city (see Map 1). There are no reliable estimates of the population of Baquba city or Baquba district. In 2007, estimates of the population of the district ranged from 135,291 to 627,000 individuals.

05 Dec 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

Introduction

Following the outbreak of violence in Juba in early 2016, the conflict in South Sudan and especially the Greater Equatoria region (Western, Central and Eastern Equatoria states) escalated. Many areas of Western Equatoria State are largely inaccessible to humanitarian actors due to insecurity. As a result, only limited information is available on the humanitarian situation outside of a few large towns and displacement sites.

05 Dec 2018 description

Background and Methodology

Since August 2017, an estimated 728,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Cox’s Bazar District, Bangladesh from Myanmar, bringing the total number of Rohingya refugees residing in the area to an estimated 895,000 individuals. Of this total, an estimated 490,000 are children below 18 years of age.

05 Dec 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

Key Findings
- Following a sharp appreciation of the Libyan dinar (LYD) on the parallel market between September and October, the LYD began to depreciate again in November against the US dollar (+6.1%) and the euro (+2.8%). Due to shops not immediately needing to restock some goods, prices continued to decrease regardless of this trend.

05 Dec 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

**60 percent of the population in South Sudan faced Crisis or worse levels of food security from July to August this year. This was among the main findings of the latest release by IPC, an initiative responsible for consolidating and analysing data on food security. The release gave little hope for the future. Seven states where expected to reach Catastrophe levels of food insecurity by September, and similar levels were projected for several regions for the year to come.