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20 Sep 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1.8 million people assessed for cash assistance in 2018 so far.

  • 641,3421 individuals reached across the region in the first half of 2018, with USD 95 million distributed.

  • 48 per cent of Syrian refugee families in Egypt need to borrow money or purchase on credit to meet their basic needs, including healthcare.

  • USD 44 million urgently required to continue cash assistance to 456,000 Syrian refugees through . � the end of 2018.

19 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

■ Over 1,400 families arrived and 2,700 families departed camps across Iraq, including to locations other than their areas of origin.

■ Authorities gave 45 families less than one day’s notice to vacate Al Jamea’a camp in Baghdad and move to locations in their area of origin or to Jeddah camp in Ninewa.

■ Increased restrictions on freedom of movement for IDPs living in Amriyeat Al Falujah (AAF) and Kilo 18 camps in Anbar have limited their access to markets, livelihood opportunities and services, including medical assistance.

19 Sep 2018 description

With conditions improving in some parts of the country, Somali refugees continue to return from countries of asylum. Statistics from UNHCR indicate that over 121,000 people have voluntarily returned from ten countries of asylum since 2014. The countries include Kenya, Yemen, Djibouti,
Libya, Tunisia and Eritrea. As of August 2018, UNHCR registered 31,836 refugees and asylum seekers in Somalia.

Most people seeking asylum in Somalia are from Ethiopia and Yemen.

19 Sep 2018 description
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18 September 2018, Sumy - The “World of Happy Children” Psycho Social Rehabilitation Centre, a project supported by UNHCR and “Crimea SOS”, opens in Sumy with the aim to provide effective socialization support for children with mental challenges with application of modern inclusive approaches to enhance their quality of life.

19 Sep 2018 description

UNHCR and its partners supported the voluntary relocation of 728 Cameroonian refugees towards the settlements of Adagom and Anyake, in Cross River and Benue states.

Summer classes started for 404 refugee children from primary school in Anyake settlement (Benue state).

231 Cameroonian refugees completed their vocational training and were awarded certificates in Calabar and Ikom (Cross River state).

KEY INDICATORS

25,537 Cameroonian refugees registered with Level 1 and Level 2 registration [As of 31st August 2018]

19 Sep 2018 description

*10,749 Afghan registered refugees (PoR cardholders) repatriated to Afghanistan from 1 March – 31 August 2018.

*16,835 Afghan refugee births registered from 1 January – 31 August 2018.

**83,310 IDP individuals (13,885 families) returned to their areas of origin in Pakistan since 1 January 2018.

Working with Partners

18 Sep 2018 description

Refugees fled Myanmar to Bangladesh in August 2017. At the initial stage of arrival, many had severe wounds and injuries and were weak with sickness. Low vaccine coverage rates, malnutrition, congested living conditions, high risk of infectious diseases and low health seeking behavior made the population’s health fragile. Key indicators, such as Crude Mortality Rate, initially exceeded emergency threshold. With the continuous effort of the Government of Bangladesh, UNHCR and the humanitarian partners, the health status of the population has been somewhat steadied.

18 Sep 2018 description

I. APERCU DE LA SITUATION

La situation sécuritaire dans la bande nord de la région de Tahoua reste instable et préoccupante avec la poursuite des opérations militaires de part et d’autres des frontières Niger-Mali. L’état d’urgence décrété par l’État du Niger depuis mars 2017 reste toujours en vigueur. En effet, depuis janvier 2018, les incidents sécuritaires et de protection se sont multipliés dans la bande frontalière Niger-Mali.

18 Sep 2018 description

5,341 patients received at the clinic in the month of August.

73 referrals to the hospitals in Jordan in the month of August.

60% of secondary and tertiary referrals were for obstetrics & gynaecology.

18 Sep 2018 description

Azraq is home to 40,901 Syrian refugees, nearly 22% are under five years old.

60% are children, including 314 unaccompanied minors.

1,438 Syrian refugees (4%) have disabilities in the camp.

3 in 10 households are headed by women.

8,895 shelters are currently in use in the camp.

10,479 have been built since Azraq opened in 2014.

Working with Partners

18 Sep 2018 description

The inter-agency Response Plan is costed at $20M for a 9-month response period, and targets 57,700 South Sudanese refugees and their host communities across 9 ‘open area’ settlements in Khartoum. The Plan is led by 12 Appeal Partners, and is supported by an additional 10 operational response partners. The Response Plan adopts a multi-sectoral, area-based approach and seeks to support refugees’ capacity for self-reliance. Implementation will be guided by a participatory approach.

17 Sep 2018 description

IN THIS UPDATE:

  • UNHCR increases community outreach across settlements

  • Helpline assisting refugees find protection solutions

  • Support to host community college with safe water

  • Sanitation mapping ongoing

  • Cyclone preparedness training intensified

  • Registration and verification

  • Refugee arrival trends

  • Quick facts and figures

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

I. APERCU DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT SECURITAIRE ET DE PROTECTION DANS LA REGION DE TILLABERI

La situation sécuritaire dans la région de Tillabéri est restée très instable entre le mois de janvier et le mois d’août 2018 car les zones frontalières du Niger avec le Mali et le Burkina Faso sont toujours en proie aux attaques des éléments des groupes armés non étatique. L’activisme des groupes armés qui opèrent sur la frontière poreuse du Niger et le faible déploiement des FDS pour la sécurisation de la bande frontalière concernée est la principale cause de ces menaces.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.