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18 Feb 2018 description


  • An estimated 61,000 individuals reportedly returned to Ar-Raqqa city since the end of hostilities in October 2017, however the number of returnees remains difficult to verify.

15 Feb 2018 description

Ukraine: In 2017, ICRC helped thousands of people affected by Donbas conflict

In 2017, the ICRC continued to help the most vulnerable people residing along the contact line in Donbas.

09 Feb 2018 description


  • GoT launches Operation Olive Branch on January 20, resulting in at least 67 civilian deaths

  • Intensified military operations in Eastern Ghouta result in at more than 200 civilian deaths since February 5

  • State/PRM partners reach 950,000 people with critical winterization assistance

  • USAID Administrator Mark Green travels to Ar Raqqah to observe humanitarian conditions and meet with USAID


09 Feb 2018 description


  • USAID Administrator Mark Green travels to Baghdad to meet with NGO partners and UN leadership

  • Relief organizations distribute winter assistance to nearly 60,000 IDPs

  • USAID/OFDA contributes nearly $6.6 million in FY 2018 to support returnees to Ninewa Plains


08 Feb 2018 description

Nuestra labor tuvo impacto sobre la vida de 65.700 personas.

A continuación, algunos resultados de nuestro trabajo, en muchas ocasiones realizado en conjunto con la Cruz Roja Colombiana.

  • 690 familiares de personas desaparecidas recibieron apoyo y orientación sobre sus derechos.

  • 271 personas recibieron noticias sobre la suerte de su familiar desaparecido. De ellas, 133 restablecieron el contacto y 138 fueron notificadas de la muerte de su ser querido.

06 Feb 2018 description


Intercommunal clashes continue to drive displacement and protection concerns across the country. This week, some 10,000 people were reported displaced in Pweto, Haut-Katanga. At least 2,500 people were displaced in Djugu, Ituri.

Conflict has affected civilians in Mweka, Kasai. In addition, clashes between FARDC and armed groups are also driving humanitarian needs and displacement in Nord- and Sud-Kivu, and to neighbouring countries.

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06 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

This is a summary of what was said by Fran Equiza, UNICEF Representative in Syria– to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

GENEVA, 6 February 2018 – In the first month of this year, nearly 60 children were reportedly killed across Syria in relentless violence in East Ghouta, Damascus, Idlib and Afrin. Many more have been injured in the ongoing fighting.

05 Feb 2018 description







03 Feb 2018 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD-Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires dans l’ensemble des zones déclarée en L3. Il couvre la période du 20 octobre 2017 (date de la déclaration de crise L3 au niveau du Système des Nations Unies) au 31 décembre 2017. Les zones en L3 sont : (1) La Région du Kasaï : Province du Kasaï Central, Kasaï, Kasaï Oriental, Lomami, Sankuru et Kwilu; (2) La Province du Tanganyika, et les Territoires de Pweto (Province du Haut-Katanga), et de Malemba-Nkulu (Province du Haut-Lomami) ; (3) Provinces du Sud-Kivu et du Maniema.

01 Feb 2018 description

The Humanitarian News Digest is a monthly compilation of links to reports, web stories, press releases, and other public products published online by organizations with humanitarian operations in Myanmar.
The content and views expressed in these publications do not necessarily reflect the views of OCHA.

31 Jan 2018 description


  • Shelling in Novoluhanske cause more misery for thousands of civilians

  • Alarming rise of mine-related incidents in the East

  • ‘Christmas ceasefire’ brought some relief, but a definitive ceasefire is needed to end human suffering

  • Winter conditions aggravate the humanitarian situation

  • US$187 million needed in 2018 to assist 2.3 million people in need – Ukraine Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

30 Jan 2018 description

New York, 30 January 2018

Thank you, Mr. President.

Thank you for the opportunity to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Syria.

Years of conflict have caused immeasurable human suffering and left countless civilians dead, injured or missing. The United Nations estimates that 13.1 million people are in need of protection and humanitarian assistance, including 6.1 million people who are displaced within the country. Another 5.5 million people have fled the conflict across borders into neighbouring countries.

30 Jan 2018 description


• Hostilities in north-western Syria continued with fighting reported in the southern and eastern countryside of Idleb Governorate, as well as Afrin district.

• Civilian displacement in Idleb Governorate continues as hostilities intensify. The Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster tracked a total of 272,345 displacements to central and northern rural Idleb as well as northern rural Hama and western rural Aleppo (some may be secondary displacements) between 15 December and 24 January.

30 Jan 2018 description
report Save the Children


According to UNHCR, 5,481,262 have now fled Syria to surrounding countries in the region. 1.4 million of them fled in 2014 alone with an average of more than 3.935 people fled every day. In 2015 more than 617,188 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 1,714 per day. In 2017 more than 623,374 Syrians fled the country, an average of more than 1,731 per day.

Children now make up 47.7% of the refugee population, meaning there are an estimated 2,614,561 refugee children in the region.