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17 Feb 2018 description

Response

The Protection Cluster held two operational working group meetings to support and strengthen field-level coordination for the ongoing responses in Eastern Ghouta and Northeast Aleppo. Nine members of the Protection Monitoring Task Force conducted 741 KI interviews in 119 communities, covering 42 sub-districts, 18 districts, in 7 governorates (Aleppo, Al-Hasakeh, Ar-Raqqa, Rural Damascus, Hama,
Homs and Idleb).

06 Feb 2018 description

SALAH AL-DIN GOVERNORATE - GENERAL CONTEXT

Per the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), approximately 81,077 families returned to Salah al-Din by January 2018. During the reporting period, there was continued instability due to security incidents, including abductions in Yathrib sub-district and destruction of farms and properties in Farhatiyah sub-district and Shirqat district resulting in many casualties, including returnees.

05 Feb 2018 description

From January to December 2017, the Protection sector conducted 7.3M interventions in 1,975 communities in 238 out of 272 sub-districts in Syria through one or more of its prevention/risk mitigation, response or capacity building activities. These protection interventions include awareness raising, risk education, individual and group psychosocial support, protection monitoring, case management, referrals to other services, material/cash assistance, capacity building of humanitarian partners and frontline responders and others.

16 Jan 2018 description

This analysis provides a snapshot of the protection sector response as a whole, as of 30 November 2017, including information on geographical coverage and progress against 2017 HRP targets, based on 4W reporting from protection partners in the various hubs. As of end-November 2017, the Whole of Syria protection sector, including Child Protection, GBV and Mine Action, has provided 6,469,100 protection interventions across Syria (67% of the 2017 HRP target), 903,100 of which were reported in November 2017.

08 Jan 2018 description

From January to October 2017, the Protection sector conducted 6.5M interventions in 1,841 communities in 233 out of 272 sub-districts in Syria through one or more of its prevention/risk mitigation, response or capacity building activities. These protection interventions include awareness raising, risk education, individual and group psychosocial support, protection monitoring, case management, referrals to other services, material/cash assistance, capacity building of humanitarian partners and frontline responders and others.

27 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The security environment in the Eastern region remained highly volatile. Armed clashes continued to be reported between the Government forces and anti-government elementsin Hisarak, Sherzad, Khogyani, Pachir Wa Agam, Dih Bala, Achin, Shinwar, Bati Kot & Nari Districts as well as Alingar districts of Laghman and Kunar.

27 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The volatile security situation continued to affect overall humanitarian efforts throughout the region. The major humanitarian challenges are lack of humanitarian access/response to displaced and affected population in Anti Government Elements (AEG’s) controlled areas.

24 Dec 2017 description

This analysis provides a snapshot of the protection sector response as a whole, as of 31 October 2017, including information on geographical coverage and progress against 2017 HRP targets, based on 4W reporting. As of 31 October 2017, the Whole of Syria protection sector, including Child Protection, GBV and Mine Action, has provided 5,708,100 protection interventions across Syria (59% of the 2017 HRP target), 775, 900 of which were reported in October 2017. 37% of these interventions (2,083,600) are people reached through explosive hazards risk education.

19 Dec 2017 description

A protection response along a common multiyear humanitarian strategy

For the first time in Sudan, a multi-year humanitarian strategy has been adopted by the humanitarian community. Along with other sectors, the protection sector, and its child protection, GBV and mine action subsectors, started to review its response to ensure consistency with the humanitarian strategy, which proposes results reflecting three areas of concern.

15 Dec 2017 description
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PROTECTION CONCERNS

  • Security situation: In November 2017, OHCHR recorded 25 conflict-related civilian casualties: 5 people killed and 20 injured. 68% of all civilian casualties are mine-related.

  • Mine Action: On November 5, one child was reportedly killed and two more injured due to an unexploded ordinance detonation at a school in Staromykhailivka (Donetsk region, NGCA).
    On November 16, pupils were evacuated from a school in Kremenivka (Donetsk region, GCA), as an unexploded ordinance was found in the school yard.

14 Dec 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • 7,196 internally displaced persons identified in need during October (121,000 in 2017)

  • 1,159 registered refugees returned from other countries in October (14,276 in 2017)

  • 3,311 undocumented returnee families returned in 2017)

  • 73,177 verified protracted IDPs (2016-2017) in the Northern region

  • Protection Monitoring data (WAW/NPO) 228,902 un-verified protracted IDPs as of end of 2015- 27-

HIGHLIGHTS

14 Dec 2017 description

Protection Cluster Objectives

  • Parties increase measures to protect civilians based upon further harmonized protection of civilians/International Humanitarian Law advocacy by protection actors

  • Child rights violations are monitored and verified to prevent and respond to the needs of children affected by emergencies