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24 Nov 2017 description

SUMMARY

Since the beginning of September 2017, conflict has escalated in Deir-ez-Zor governorate as multiple parties have attempted to expel the group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from the governorate. The ongoing conflict has sparked large-scale displacement across the governorate, with an estimated 320,000 persons displaced in September and October alone.

24 Nov 2017 description

OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW

8.5 MILLION PEOPLE IN NEED OF LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017
6.9 MILLION PEOPLE TARGETED FOR LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

24 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • The security situation remains fragile in Kaiga Kindjiria and Tchoukoutalia border areas. Humanitarian access remains limited.

  • The resumption of IOM activities has contributed to updating displacement figures in the region, with a total of 123,204 estimated displaced persons in nearly 200 localities assessed and 51,000 internally displaced persons returned to their villages of origin.

24 Nov 2017 description

Dublin – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, this week (21/11) organized a Migrant Information Day event in collaboration with the New Communities Partnership (NCP), a migrant-led umbrella organization in Ireland.

Held at the Dublin headquarters of the Irish Human Rights Equality Commission, the event was attended by David Stanton TD, Minister of State for Justice at the Department of Justice and Equality with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration, and Integration, who spoke about the importance of providing information to migrants.

24 Nov 2017 description
report World Vision

World Vision commits to support early recovery efforts for Marawi as thousands of its displaced families start returning to the city.

"We will continue to stand with the people of Marawi, especially with the children who are at the heart of our response," assures Rommel Fuerte, World Vision's national director in the Philippines.

In coordination with the government, local partners and the conflict-affected communities, World Vision continues its humanitarian efforts to address the evolving needs of the affected people.

24 Nov 2017 description
report Caritas

Kongolo, le 24 novembre 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : La situation humanitaire dans le Diocèse de Kongolo est marquée à ce jour par des mouvements massifs de déplacement des populations dans les Territoires de Kabalo et de Kongolo où le contexte sécuritaire reste volatile et imprévisible suite à la poursuite du conflit intercommunautaire Bantous & Twa (pygmées) dans le territoire de Kabalo et l’activisme, dans le territoire de Kongolo, des groupes armés « HAPA NA PALE » et « MALAIKA » venus respectivement des territoires de Nyunzu et Kabambare.

24 Nov 2017 description

PAH aims to support refugees and vulnerable community members who cannot receive aid from other I/NGOs or government bodies. By distributing cash to 200 course attendees, PAH will contribute to making sure that these 200 vulnerable refugees and local community members will have access to quality training courses and materials for the same. This assistance will reduce the number of dropouts from training courses provided by Public Education Centre (PEC). In addition, it will help them find jobs by removing the barriers such as lack of language or professional skills.

23 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children

Save the Children sounds ‘final warning’alarm on South Sudan’s looming famine as 1.3 million child refugees flee conflict[1]

Almost a year after famine was declared in Unity State, South Sudan remains trapped in a vicious cycle of starvation and disease, with the UN grimly predicting renewed famine in early 2018.[2]

23 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• The first national polio campaign started this month, and implementation took place across 19 governorates. More than 4.1 million children were vaccinated against polio, and the campaign was coordinated with a malnutrition screening of 2.9 million children, which identified over 271,000 acute malnutrition cases which were referred to appropriate services.

23 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• High numbers of schools reopened for the new academic year, especially in retaken areas. UNICEF has supported at least 330,470 students (138,943 girls) to access education in IDP camps and in areas of return, and has delivered learning materials for more than 253,000 students in eight governorates

23 Nov 2017 description

Cette che fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de N’Guigmi, chef-lieu de la commune de N’Guigmi dans la région de Diffa. Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en septembre 2017. Cette che fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.