Given the humanitarian crisis faced by the Syrian people, President Macron decided in April 2018 to extend the French support in Syria with an additional contribution of 50M€ (58M$).
USAID Administrator Mark Green travels to Iraq to observe USG assistance, meet with minority communities
IOM records more than 3.9 million IDP returns as of July
One year after GoI retakes Mosul, explosive hazards, insufficient services remain key challenges
Conflict-related civilian deaths and injuries increase in eastern Ukraine from February–May
Shelling and light weapons fire continue to damage and destroy civilian infrastructure
UNICEF assists GBV survivors and children affected by violence in Donetsk and Luhansk
May 6th through June 24th, 2018, RDP conducted the Protection Needs Assessment (PNA) in two sub-districts (As Safaya’a and Duba’a Al- Dakhl) located in Ash Shamayatayn district, Taizz Governorate.
The purpose of the Protection Needs Assessment is to:
Determine the current situation of IDPs protection in Ash Shamatayan district.
Find out the causes behind a great level of negative protection impacts in the two sub districts.
• 62,927 children were immunized against measles by the Ministry of Health (MoH), with support from UNICEF.
• UNICEF supported the Government of the State of Eritrea (GoSE) to reach 18,914 acutely malnourished children under 5, treating 4,518 for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and 14,396 for moderate acute malnutrition (MAM).
• Training on Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) counselling was provided to more than 235 health workers and 620 community volunteers.
For over a month,sustained hostilities continue to affect civilians and civilian infrastructure in south-west Syria.
While initial displacement numbers have reduced significantly, the needs of IDPs and returnees remain severe, yet, humanitarian access to all people in need is an ongoing challenge.
Rapid deterioration of security situation marked in May was followed by a relative lull in hostilities in June. However, civilians continued to pay the highest price, with 38 civilians injured in June - an 38 per cent decrease compared to May, according to OHCHR. During the past month shelling at or near the critical water supply utilities or sanitation facilities continued at the similar rate, with a total of 10 incidents reported.
Diplomatic efforts at the highest level are underway, spearheaded by the UN Special Envoy who is mediating between the parties in an attempt to restart peace negotiations. As part of these negotiations, the UAE set a deadline for the Houthi forces to withdraw from Hudaydah under a negotiated settlement by June 30th, during which time there was a relative lull in the ﬁghting. Since this deadline passed without the Houthis retreating, there has been an escalation in the violence.
This Situation Update describes events occurring in Lu Thaw Township, Hpapun (Mu Traw) District during the period between March and May 2017, including information about recent military activity, a protest organised by internally displaced people, landmines, education, and health.
SARG, GoRF military offensive displaces up to 325,000 people in southern Syria, impedes humanitarian access
An estimated 1.5 million people remain in HTR areas of Syria, including 8,100 people in besieged locations
UN, SARC deliver humanitarian aid for 108,000 people in Ar Rastan for first time since SARG recapture in May
Este informe es elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC, con información del Grupo Temático de Protección (GTP) Norte de Santander, Puesto de Mando Unificado Catatumbo (PMU), Defensoría del Pueblo Regional Norte de Santander y Ocaña, Personerías y fuentes locales
Key issues in the past week:
- Conflict and fighting in five provinces displaced 21,000 people, according to first initial reports.
- IOM suspended activities at three border crossings due to lack of funding for two weeks.
- Demonstrations in Faryab and Balkh provinces hampered humanitarian activities.
- A total of 52,000 people in need received humanitarian assistance across the country.
Key figures of the past week:
Key issues in the past week:
- Around 7,000 people were reportedly displaced from insecure districts in Wardak Province.
- A new case of polio has been reported from Hilmand, the ninth case this year in Afghanistan.
- 17 clinics in Badghis have reportedly run out of supplies, due to interference by armed groups.
- A total of 32,000 people in need received humanitarian assistance across the country.
Tunis, 2 July 2018 – From 1 June to 30 June 2018, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 31 civilian casualties –16 deaths and 15 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 12 men, one women, two girls and one boy killed and nine men, three women, two girls and one boy injured.
The security situation in Yemen continued to deteriorate in May, especially along the West coast and around the city of Al Hudaydah. UNICEF is concerned around child protection and safety of civilians and civilian infrastructure.