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23 Feb 2018 description

La Organización Panamericana de la Salud reiteró su recomendación de que los viajeros internacionales deben vacunarse contra la fiebre amarilla al menos diez días antes de viajar o visitar zonas donde circula el virus.

Entre 2016 y 2018, siete países y territorios de la región de las Américas han notificado casos de fiebre amarilla informó la Organización Panamericana de la Salud este viernes.

23 Feb 2018 description

Con el objetivo de expresar su apoyo en las distintas acciones que coordina la Secretaría de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional –SESAN-, para combatir la desnutrición y garantizar la SAN, así como conocer acerca de los proyectos conjuntos, el secretario el secretario de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional, Juan Carlos Carías, se reunió con representantes de organismos internacionales en Guatemala.

23 Feb 2018 description

Turkey sets worldwide standards for care of refugee children, says head of International Pediatric Association

The International Pediatric Association (IPA) is working together with the Turkish government to improve conditions of Rohingya children in Bangladesh, as Turkey sets standards for care of refugee children, the head of the IPA said.

23 Feb 2018 description


  • WFP provided one-off emergency cash-based transfers to recently arrived refugees C.A.R in the south of Chad. One month after the outbreak of this new refugee influx, WFP has assisted 18,103 people out of the 19,035 registered by UNHCR This figure is likely to increase. The influx is already the largest movement of refugees from C.A.R., exceeding the total number for 2017.

23 Feb 2018 description
report UN Women

It is a time of transformation in Asia and the Pacific. In 32 countries of the region, UN Women is joining women and men, governments, civil society groups, businesses and others in a common aim: gender equality.

The region’s vibrant economies and societies have produced historic advances in human well-being. Women have been central to these advances, as leaders of communities and countries, as workers and innovators, as advocates for peace and security.

23 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • As of December 31 2017, there remain over 38,000 internally displaced and 526,500 returnee in Mali.

  • During the last quarter of 2017, a total of 77 incidents of grave child rights violations were reported including recruitment and use of children, killing, rape, attack against schools, and denial of humanitarian access. This brings the total to 370 incidents recorded in 2017.

  • 120,437 children were treated for severe actute malnutrition; includuing 31,255 during the last quarter.

23 Feb 2018 description

Authors/editor(s): Claudia Abreu Lopes and Savita Bailur

This report outlines the value of big data (organic, unstructured data) for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in relation to women. Research methods included a landscape review, interviews with UN Women and UN Global Pulse experts, and others in international development.

23 Feb 2018 description

The Protection Sector, including the Child Protection and Gender-Based Violence Sub-Sectors, enhanced its capacity to provide life-saving protection assistance particularly in most affected areas of Borno State, as well as Adamawa and Yobe States. A total of 2.47 million of the most vulnerable individuals were reached from January through December 2017 with protection interventions.

23 Feb 2018 description

Key figures

180,937 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)

334,662 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - 2017)

46,730 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya

5,258 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018

174 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018 (1,080 in 2017).

843 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018 (1,428 in 2017)


23 Feb 2018 description
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February 23rd, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has provided QR 1 million for emergency response to the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. Under the intervention, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is working in coordination with local partners to secure relief and medical supplies for the heavily bombed city.

Through four emergency catering hubs, QRCS is going to provide 34,500 food meals over 17 days, or 2,000 meals per day, at shelters and distribution locations designated by municipalities and community representatives.

23 Feb 2018 description

In the six months since the start of the Rohingya crisis IOM Bangladesh has reached over 900,000 people in the refugee and host communities in Cox’s Bazar. IOM provides a wide range of practical and technical support including distributing vital shelter materials, improving roads and other access ways, and monitoring and assessing needs.
To respond to the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world IOM Bangladesh tripled its staff to over 600 people – around 85 per cent of them Bangladeshi nationals.

23 Feb 2018 description

Madagascar : les activités de la délégation régionale de l'océan indien en 2017

En 2017, les principales activités de la délégation régionale de l'océan indien se sont axées sur l'amélioration des conditions de vies des détenus dans les prisons de Madagascar.

23 Feb 2018 description

Communiqué de Presse Conjoint PAM/UNHCR

N’Djamena – L’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, le HCR, et son partenaire gouvernemental, la CNARR, ont enregistré plus de 20.500 nouveaux réfugiés centrafricains, arrivés dans des villages du sud Tchad, depuis deux mois.

23 Feb 2018 description


  • Adaptation régulière de la stratégie basée sur 3 piliers d’interventionen fonction des évolution

  • Villages d’accueil (arrivée spontanée des réfugiés dans ces villages)

  • Camps (relocalisation et ceux arrivés spontanément dans les camps)

  • Accueil en villages hôtes (relocalisation dans villages «préparés», actuellement en plan de contingence)

23 Feb 2018 description

This report was written by Márta Pardavi, Gruša Matevžič, Júlia Iván and Anikó Bakonyi of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), the first three updates were written by Gruša Matevžič, the fourth update was written by Gruša Matevžič, Júlia Iván, Anikó Bakonyi and Gábor Gyulai, and the 2016 and 2017 updates were written by András Alföldi, Gruša Matevžič, Zita Barcza-Szabó and Zsolt Szekeres. The report was edited by ECRE.

23 Feb 2018 description

This report was written by Pavle Kilibarda and Nikola Kovačević at the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), and was edited by ECRE. The 2016 and 2017 updates were written by Nikola Kovačević at BCHR, and edited by ECRE.

This report draws on the BCHR’s experience in representing asylum seekers and refugees in Serbia, engaging the asylum authorities and monitoring the respect for the right to asylum in the country.

The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2017, unless otherwise stated.

23 Feb 2018 description


73 BCG vaccines: WHO position paper – February 2018


73 Vaccins BCG: Note de synthèse de l’OMS – Février 2018

23 Feb 2018 description

This report was written by Iliana Savova, Director, Refugee and Migrant Legal Programme, Bulgarian Helsinki Committee and was edited by ECRE.

23 Feb 2018 description

Between 15 to 27 of January 2018, 25 open collective centers were assessed during DTM Round 4 in Dominica. These centers shelter 352 internally displaced persons (IDPs) (114 households). 56% of the IDPs residing in collective centers have at least one vulnerability and the vast majority (96%) of the residents in the centers reported that their houses were damaged or destroyed. 16% of the collective centers do not have access to hygienic latrines and 48% of the residents mention a lack of privacy in the assessed sites.