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08 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intensified SARG aerial and artillery attacks in Eastern Ghouta result in more than 200 civilian deaths

  • Health organizations stress urgent need for improved medical resources amid deteriorating humanitarian conditions

  • Explosive hazard contamination in Ar Raqqah causes multiple returnee casualties

  • Despite insecurity, interagency convoys reach conflict-affected populations

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

07 Dec 2017 description

3,800 people arrived by sea and land this month, the majority of whom from Syria and Iraq. On the islands, the heavy rain worsened further the living conditions for asylum-seekers

Protection risks increased in the overcrowded RICs as hygiene and security deteriorated, putting children and the vulnerable in particular danger. The Government decided to increase transfers of those eligible to accommodation in Government-run sites and UNHCR apartments in the mainland and Crete with UNHCR’s support.

Working with Partners

07 Dec 2017 description

Mohammad, a 25-year-old refugee from northern Syria, was preparing for his wedding when the war broke out in 2012. From that point on, his life as a carpenter changed and accessing basic necessites like food and water became a struggle. With his parents and siblings, they fled to Turkey, leaving his fiancée behind.

07 Dec 2017 description

Overview

The Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan (RMRP) for 2017 outlines the intended operational response and financial requirements for the response to the large-scale population movements registered throughout Europe since 2015. The response is primarily designed on the basis of protection-related concerns and humanitarian imperatives.

05 Dec 2017 description

1. Cluster highlights

• A total of 455,966 of which 166,960 Women and 282,401 children under 5 were reached by preventative and therapeutic nutrition interventions between Jan and Jun 2017 .

• Six partners’ rapid response teams provided curative and preventive nutrition services to 3,967 children under 5 years and 1,912 PLW , for new IDPs families in rural Aleppo and Idleb,

• A total of 22 partners reported activities in nutrition in June 2017 in 349 communities in 66 Sub -districts in 24 districts in 7 governorates from cross boarder.

01 Dec 2017 description
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UN DEPUTY HUMANITARIAN CHIEF THANKS REPUBLIC OF TURKEY FOR FACILITATING HELP FOR MILLIONS OF SYRIANS

Ankara, 1 December 2017

01 Dec 2017 description

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union

AMOUNT: EUR 782 357 929

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union

01 Dec 2017 description
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The Global Humanitarian Overview

  • Is the world’s most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based assessment of humanitarian needs;

  • Is based on detailed analysis of wide-ranging data from many different sources, and face-to-face interviews with hundreds of thousands of people directly affected by humanitarian crises across the globe;

30 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Global agreements on migration and refugees should include commitments to protect children, UNICEF urges world leaders

Ahead of international meeting on migration in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, UNICEF releases blueprint for how to protect children on the move

Download photos, broll and the full report: http://uni.cf/2BlX6ga

29 Nov 2017 description

By the end of September, approximately 2.14 million primary health care consultations were provided, and over 133,000 referrals were made to secondary or tertiary health care, representing 56 per cent and 58 per cent of the respective 2017 targets. The number of health facilities supported across the region stands now at 235, also 3,586 health care staff has been trained and over 677,000 children have been immunized. Some highlights of the Health and Nutrition Sector across the region in September include:

29 Nov 2017 description

These dashboards reflect selected regional sectoral indicators on the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 240 partners involved in the 3RP Inter-Agency Appeal in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Achievements are regionally aggregated and cumulative from the start of 2017 and targets are based on full funding of the 3RP 2017 and an expected population of 4.7 million refugees by end-2017.

28 Nov 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• In October 2017, three verified incidents of violence against the health care infrastructure were reported, resulting in the deaths of three people including one health worker.

• In October 2017, 1 056 doctors, nurses, midwives and community health workers were trained by Health Cluster partners.

• The Syria Immunization Group vaccinated 225 681 children in Idlib, Aleppo and Hama against polio using the inactivated (IPV) vaccine.

27 Nov 2017 description
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UN Security Council Resolution 2165/2191/2258/2332

Resolution 2332 [formerly 2258 (2015), 2165 (2014) and 2191 (2014)] authorizes UN agencies and their partners to use routes across conflict lines and the border crossings at Bab al-Salam, Bab al-Hawa, Al Yarubiyah and Al-Ramtha, to deliver humanitarian assistance to the people in need in Syria. The Government of Syria is notified in advance of each shipment and a UN Monitoring Mechanism oversees and confirms the humanitarian nature of consignments. The first UN shipment from Turkey started on 24 July 2014.

23 Nov 2017 description

23 November 2017, Cairo, Egypt – In countries facing ongoing violence, the most direct victims are the people caught in the crossfire who sustain life-threatening trauma injuries. But in the longer term, conflict affects another group of people: those who are unable to access medicines and regular treatment for noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney diseases and other chronic conditions.

21 Nov 2017 description

IFRC Position on Children on the Move

  1. All children on the move, irrespective of their legal standing, age, gender, or health status should have access to protection and humanitarian assistance.

  2. Because of their higher vulnerabilities, unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) require particular and urgent protection.

  3. No child should be detained based solely on her or his migration status.

21 Nov 2017 description

Highlights of the month

UNFPA is enhancing media coverage on reproductive health issues in Syria. UNFPA is supporting more safe spaces for women and girls crossing the Turkish border.

UNFPA support in the Syrian Arab Republic (from all channels):