HIGHLIGHTS- FEBRUARY 2018
• The new academic school year began in January. Of the 1,090 Burundian refugee students that undertook examinations in Primary Level, 83.1 per cent passed. Of the 772 students at Secondary Level, 71 per cent passed.
• More than 5,700 Burundian refugee children in 0-6 years are receiving early childhood care through different approaches.
▪ In the month of February, in the Diffa region, attacks by non-state armed groups and inter-community conflict continued, displacing 407 household.
▪ Following an attack on January 17th on the village of N’Zouett, Tillabery region, at the border with Mali, populations were forced by non-state armed groups to leave their village within 48 hours; 75 displaced families (506 people) arrived to the village of Tiloa, and received multisectoral assistance coordinated by the Intercluster. UNICEF provided NFI, WASH and education assistance.
• In March, UNICEF renewed critical partnerships with the Ministry of National Education and the Turkish Red Crescent Society to sustain and expand the delivery of essential educational and protection services to vulnerable refugee and migrant families across Turkey.
• UNICEF supported the Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) to develop minimum standards for protecting child rights, including the application of codes of conduct for staff working with children in camps, reception centres and removal centres.
World Health Organization and partners are providing emergency health care to the population most in need and at risk everywhere in Libya. The current bulletin captures the main achievements of the health sector in Libya during 2017. Health is a major concern in Libya.
THE NIGERIA HUMANITARIAN FUND
• 25 April 2015: A DREF allocation was made of 283,305 Swiss francs.
• 8 May 2015: Emergency Appeal was launched for 2,710,576 Swiss francs, to assist 85,000 people, with a timeframe up to end February 2016.
• 2 November 2015: Emergency Appeal Revision n° 1 was issued to increase the number of beneficiaries to 105,000 migrants and to increase the budget to 2,775,269 Swiss francs.
Saving lives through SAFE cooking
WFP works to ensure that the food assistance provided can be consumed as safely and nutritiously as possible. While cooking may be thought of as a safe activity, in many circumstances, especially humanitarian and emergency settings, it poses serious risks to people’s well-being and their environment.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) was granted on 1 November 2017 for CHF 88,808 to the PNGRCS. The DREF reached 9,132 people, of which 57 cases were identified as directly reached through vaccination/mobilisation messages; over 50,000 people were indirectly benefited from social mobilisation campaign in 33 villages.
Ahead of the second Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, the European Union ran an online consultation in February 2018 to seek the views of organisations working in Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan. The consultation sought partners' views on potential themes for the conference, key challenges, lessons learned and best practice, and included a separate question on social cohesion between refugee and host communities. 108 responses to the consultation were received.
In this issue
EHF allocates US$16.2 million P.1
More than 27,000 HH affected by flood P.2
Large scale displacement in West Gujji and Gedeo zones P. 3
This case study aims to review and map out how aspects of the Enhanced Response Capacity (ERC) consortium model have influenced key drivers of quality (effectiveness, efficiency and accountability) in the consortium’s Nigeria pilot. Formed at the global level in 2015, the ERC Consortium is comprised of five humanitarian response agencies: Save the Children UK (SCUK), Mercy Corps, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
The primary aim of this case study is to map out aspects of the Greece Cash Alliance (GCA) operational model influencing key drivers of quality (effectiveness, efficiency and accountability) in the delivery of multipurpose cash grants (MPGs).
• During the first quarter of 2018, some 16,700 refugees and migrants entered Europe through the Mediterranean. This is less than half of registered arrivals during the same period in 2017. One in five of them were children.
Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il a été publié par le Sous-bureau OCHA de Kaga- Bandoro et couvre la période du 16 au 22 avril 2018. Sur le plan géographique, il couvre les préfectures de Bamingui-Bangoran, Kémo, Ouham et Nana-Gribizi.