This dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response during 2017 and highlights trends aecting people in need. Partners in Lebanon are working to: 1) Vulnerable population groups have access to aordable shelter conditions at minimum standards; 2) The Shelter sector response is strengthened through an enhanced level of coordination, collaboration and contribution of local authorities and national organizations.
This update provides a summary of recent displacement, along with developments from the UNHCR co-led Sector/Clusters of Protection, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) and Shelter/Non Food Items (SNFI).
KEY DISPLACEMENT STATISTICS (AS OF 13 FEBRUARY 2018)
1,626,029 displacements recorded by the CCCM Cluster in the last 12 months from affected areas of northern and southern Syria:
PROTECTON CLUSTER STRATEGY
The end year dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends aecting people in need. The Basic Assistance Sector in Lebanon is working to:
OUTCOME 1) Ensure that Severely economically vulnerable populations have improved access to essential goods and services of their choice in a safe, dignified, and empowered manner while decreasing socio-economic vulnerability;
This month 600 people arrived by land and 1,600 by sea.
Reduced sea arrivals combined with the ongoing transfers of the Government and UNHCR to the mainland helped reduce the number of refugees and migrants on the islands to 11,270 people thus allowing conditions in the overcrowded reception centres to slightly improve. However, more needs to be done as protection risks remain high particularly for women and children. In the mainland and Crete, UNHCR provides 22,000 places in rented housing through municipalities and NGOs.
Cameroon currently has 665,947 people of concern, including 248,926 Central African refugees and 96,283 Nigerian refugees.
Gourenguel transit centre continued to see growing numbers of new arrivals due to upsurge of attacks within Cameroon.
Official launch of biometric registration in Minawao camp on 31 January. All refugee certificates are to be renewed during this exercise.
WORKING WITH PARTNERS
UNHCR coordinates protection and assistance for refugees in collaboration with:
On January 24th, ACTED held its first Advocacy and Civil Society Forum in Amman to promote a coordinated intervention supporting local and national NGOs and to enhance Community Based Organizations’ (CBOs) capacities in advocacy work.
16 February 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan - Future support to Pakistani people needing humanitarian support will be improved, thanks to a new platform launched by the UK Government and UNITAR in Islamabad.
PREFACE PAR LE COORDONNATEUR RESIDENT
Le Plan de Réponse humanitaire 2018 pour le Burundi vise à alléger les souffrances des populations affectées. Il a été préparé par la communauté humanitaire de manière participative et exhaustive, en consultation avec le Gouvernement du Burundi et les bailleurs de fonds, sur base des informations disponibles dont la collecte a été largement améliorée cette année.
Situational overview: The security situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorated in the first half of December, with more than 26,000 ceasefire violations recorded.
Protection concerns: The protection environment remains difficult due to harsh winter conditions; UNHCR began implementation of its winter assistance plan.
Assistance provided: In December, UNHCR provided winterization, non-food items (NFIs), and emergency shelter assistance to more than 22,000 people.
1,881 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
47,266 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
1,881 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
89% of returnees from Pakistan (1,665 individuals) assisted
4% of returnees from Iran (2,011 individuals) assisted
336 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran among those assisted, 5 from Pakistan
314 Special Cases (SC) from Iran among those assisted, 32 from Pakistan
In 2017, 58,817 refugees have returned to Afghanistan from neighboring and nonneighboring countries (57,411 Pakistan).
17,168 as at 19 February individuals have been newly displaced by conflict since 1 January 2018 and profiled by OCHA as internally displaced persons (IDPs).
87,247 Pakistani refugees from North-Waziristan Agency biometrically registered in Khost province and verified in Paktika province.
During the past seven days, 230 suspected diphtheria cases were reported - compared with 298 cases in the previous week – indicating a clear declining trend. UNICEF and partners vaccinated 391,678 children during the second round of the diphtheria vaccination campaign during 27 Jan to 10 Feb.
As of 13 February 2018, 287,200 people have access to safe water and 389,050 people have access to sanitation facilities
UNICEF is providing non-formal education to 81,937 children and psychosocial support to 140,037 children.
Objective - In line with the implementation of the basic reception standards on the ground and the first phase of the reception management strategy, supported under the Humanitarian Pool Fund Second allocation and under the sector Humanitarian Response Plan for 2018, the guidance note explicit the strategic and technical guidance through the various steps recommended for the implementation of the reception management strategy and running of reception centres at field level.