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16 Jan 2019 description

Regional meeting: Côte d'Ivoire and countries of asylum adopt a road map for the repatriation of 11,000 Ivorian refugees over 18 months.

UNHCR assisted with the Voluntary Repatriation of 183 households of 611 Ivorian from November to December 2018.

For the first time ever, a judge grants nationality certificate to 6 foundling.

16 Jan 2019 description

Having treated more than a thousand Yazidi women who escaped captivity, gynaecologist dedicates herself to helping them rebuild their shattered lives.

By Charlie Dunmore and Dalal Mawad in Duhok, Kurdistan region of northern Iraq | 16 January 2019

16 Jan 2019 description

Ouvert depuis juillet 2013 pour répondre à l’afflux massif des réfugiés nigérians vers le Cameroun, le camp de Minawao continu de recevoir un nombre journalièrement considérable des nouveaux arrivants.

Du 1 er janvier au 31 décembre 2018, plus de 13 757 nouveaux arrivants ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao. En date du 31 décembre 2018, la population totale du camp s’élève à 55 541 réfugiés nigérians. 63% de la population a moins de 18 ans et les femmes/filles représentent 53% de la population totale du camp.

15 Jan 2019 description

Date d’évaluation : le 24 et le 25 décembre 2018

Site de Tadress et Sakoira, Communes de Tillabéri et Sakoira, Département de Tillabéri, Région de Tillabéri Localisation : Le site est situé à environ 7 km du poste de police à l'entrée de Tillabéri sur l'axe Niamey-Tillabéri.

Coordonnées GPS : Longitude: Latitude _14.20094 Longitude _1.48863

15 Jan 2019 description

Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 905,831 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 August 2018.

Approximately 231,000 of all the refugees in Ethiopia, have gone through the comprehensive (L3) registration, helping to develop a system to better manage and assist refugees.

15 Jan 2019 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Charlie Yaxley – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 15 janvier 2019 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

Le HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, et 35 partenaires lancent un appel de fonds conjoint d’un montant de 296 millions de dollars pour fournir, en 2019, une aide désespérément nécessaire à 345 000 réfugiés burundais dans les pays voisins.

15 Jan 2019 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and 35 partners are today jointly appealing for US$296 million to provide desperately needed aid in 2019 to some 345,000 Burundian refugees in neighbouring countries.

Burundi is one of the most neglected refugee situations globally. And measurably so: in 2018 it was among the world’s least-funded.

14 Jan 2019 description


En réponse à la situation de crise humanitaire dans la commune de Mondoro, le comité régional de gestion des épidémies et catastrophes a élaboré un plan d’action humanitaire en août 2018. La mise en œuvre des activités de ce plan a permis d’obtenir certains résultats encourageant au plan socio-sanitaire et humanitaire. Le présent rapport vise à faire le point des activités réalisées et à identifier les goulots.


14 Jan 2019 description

1,067 IDPs Profiled during a profiling exercise at UNMISS Bor Protection of Civilian site.

12,000+ Households with identified persons with specific needs received non-food items (NFIs) across South Sudan during the reporting period.

10 Peace outreach visits took place throughout Maban county, conducted by UNHCR and the Joint Peace Committee.



291,824 Refugees inside South Sudan as of 31 December 2018.

13 Jan 2019 description

4,350 patients received at the clinic in the month of December.

87 referrals to the hospitals in Jordan in the month of December.

41% of secondary and tertiary referrals were for obstetrics & gynaecology.

11 Jan 2019 description

One dead and more than 11,000 affected by days of heavy rain and high winds from Storm Norma, with hundreds of refugees forced to abandon their homes.

By Edith Champagne and Houssam
Hariri in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon | 11 January 2019 |

Syrian refugee Juriya Ramadan wades through the murky, ankle-deep water that inundated her shelter in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley three nights ago, carrying her barefooted son across the freezing deluge.

11 Jan 2019 description


  • 2,202 Refugees evacuated temporarily from Libya to Niger as part of the ETM (Emergency Transit Mechanism) from November 2017 – December 2018

  • 1,647 Persons profiled by UNHCR in Agadez seeking asylum

  • 53,510 Persons internally displaced in the Tillaberi & Tahoua regions

Operational Context

The key situations include:

11 Jan 2019 description

Key figures:

187,423 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)

403,978 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - April 2018)

56,204 registered refugees and asylum seekers in the State of Libya 23,370 overall persons arrived in Italy

1,382 monitoring visits to detention centres in 2018 and 2019

2,709 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention in 2018

2,793 vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers evacuated since November 2017


USD 88.1 M required for 2019