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11 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Since 13 October 2018, an estimated 16,000 migrants, largely from Honduras and El Salvador, have transited through Guatemala.

• The Government of Mexico has officially reported the presence of some 8,000 migrants in its territory. As of 28 November, at least 6,067 migrants, including 1,058 children, had arrived in Tijuana (Baja California state), on the border with the United States. In Mexicali there are about 1,200 migrants settled, and around 300 are estimated to still be on the move heading north in Mexico.

11 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• In October 2018, the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela worldwide reached three million, at least 2.4 million of them are hosted by countries in Latin America and the Caribbean region.

• UNICEF estimates that the number of children in need has surpassed 460,000, taking into consideration the needs of migrant children, non-Venezuelan returnees and those living in host communities where services are struggling to fulfil the increasing demands.

11 Dec 2018 description

Respuesta regional: reporte situacional No. 2

En Perú, el aumento de entradas diarias a 4.000, antes de la fecha límite para acceder al Permiso Temporal de Permanencia, llevó a las autoridades peruanas y sus aliados a escalar la respuesta.

Discusiones intergubernamentales continúan teniendo lugar para reforzar la coordinación regional, antes de la reunión de Quito II que se realizará el 22 y 23 de noviembre.

11 Dec 2018 description

Foreword

In 2018, the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) drastically worsened, spreading to previously unaffected areas and impacting the Great Lakes region. The ongoing conflicts across much of eastern and central DRC continue to cause significant displacement, damage to property and tragic loss of human life.

11 Dec 2018 description

This document provides a mid-month update. It complements UNHCR’s more detailed Operational Updates for DRC, which cover the full month.

Refugees

  • An increasing number of Central African refugees are voicing their intention of returning to their country of origin, primarily to Bangui. 876 households (3,707 people) have so far indicated this intention in Boyabu, Inke and Mole camps (Nord and Sub-Ubangi provinces). UNHCR continues to collect intentions of return.

11 Dec 2018 description

Mécanismes de coordination / Structure du (CP)

Etabli en avril 2012, le mécanisme de coordination du Cluster Protection (CP) Mali comprend 1 cluster national et son groupe consultatif stratégique, 3 clusters régionaux (Gao y compris Menaka,
Mopti et Tombouctou) et 4 groupes thématiques

11 Dec 2018 description

This evaluation provided information for Sida in terms of developing a further multi-year agreement with IRC for the period of 2018–2020. Given that this is the third HFA between Sida and IRC, it is also meant to provide recommendations on how the IRC/Sida collaboration could be further strengthened. In this broader sense, the evaluation explored the comparative advantage that IRC provides in terms of helping Sida to realise its humanitarian strategy.

10 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

  • Although over 3,000 families departed camps across Iraq in October, over 2,000 families arrived in camps – nearly half had previously been displaced.
  • Attacks in Kirkuk Governorate have resulted in new displacement.
  • IDPs lacking legal documents have been reluctant to return home over fears of arbitrary arrest in their areas of origin or while transiting.

Displacement

10 Dec 2018 description

The Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 2.19 million Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Malagasy Red Cross (MRCS) to deliver assistance to some 960,000 people in the targeted regions over 19 months (to April 2019) and contribute to the reduction in mortality and morbidity due to the plague outbreak in 7 priority regions through effective prevention, response and capacity building activities.

10 Dec 2018 description

Background

The Logistics Cluster coordinates and facilitates a weekly passenger movement between Djibouti and Aden on the WFP-chartered vessel, VOS Apollo, which is also used for emergency rescue and evacuation purposes. Standard Operating Procedures are available at: www.logcluster.org/ document/yemen-passenger-sea-transport-sops-march-2018

10 Dec 2018 description

Dushanbe - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has organized a first regional forum bringing together counter trafficking government officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to foster regional cooperation and improve the identification, referral and reintegration of victims of trafficking in the region.

The two-day forum, which began yesterday in the Tajik capital Dushanbe, is part of the multi-year program: “_Combating Human Trafficking in Persons_” (CTIP), funded by USAID and implemented by IOM.

09 Dec 2018 description

Overview

IOM Bangladesh Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) is part of IOM’s global Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programming. DTM is IOM’s information management system to track and monitor displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.

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