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24 Feb 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13221

SECURITY COUNCIL
8188TH MEETING (PM)

The Security Council, acting unanimously today, adopted a resolution demanding parties to Syria’s seven-year-long conflict to cease hostilities without delay for at least 30 consecutive days, ensuring a “durable humanitarian pause” to enable weekly humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations of the critically sick and wounded.

24 Feb 2018 description

SIX MONTHS ON: NEW REPORT REVEALS EXTENT OF FEAR AND DISTRESS EXPERIENCED BY ROHINGYA CHILDREN WHO FLED TO BANGLADESH

24 Feb 2018 description

IOM Bangladesh Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) is part of the IOM’s global Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programming. DTM is IOM’s information management system to track and monitor population displacement during crises.
Composed of several tools and processes, DTM regularly captures and analyzes multilayered data and disseminates information products that us help better understand the evolving needs of the displaced population, whether on site or en route.

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I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

A. Chronological of Events and Eruption Notifications from 13 January to 23 February 2018 (TAB A)

B. Current Situation

24 February 2018

24 Feb 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

A. Chronological of Events and Eruption Notifications from 13 January to 22 February 2018 (TAB A)

B. Current Situation

23 February 2018

24 Feb 2018 description

13,698 Refugees received non-food items during the reporting period.

2,498 Refugee new arrivals registered in Unity during the reporting period

9,142 Refugees reached with human rights awareness campaign during the reporting period

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

286,256 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 January 2018.

1.9 million IDPs in South Sudan including 204,247 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 12 February 2018

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian access to northern Rakhine remains constrained, limiting relief actors’ ability to conduct needs assessments and implement activities.

  • Preparations for refugee repatriation are ongoing, despite continued insecurity.

  • Relief actors prepare for upcoming cyclone and monsoon seasons in Cox’s Bazar.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS 

23 Feb 2018 description

This monthly update is a coordination tool that aims to improve communication between sectors and up to the Humanitarian Partners Forum. It focuses on processes, rather than achievements. The latter are covered through separate monthly sector dashboards, available through the Inter-Agency Portal and at http://data.unhcr.org/jordan/sectors/

I. General / Inter-Sector Update

23 Feb 2018 description
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I. Introduction

  1. The present report is the forty-eighth submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014), paragraph 10 of resolution 2165 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2191 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2258 (2015), paragraph 5 of resolution 2332 (2016) and paragraph 6 of resolution 2393 (2017), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all parties to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic.

23 Feb 2018 description

To meet the growing demand for humanitarian requirements on the Colombo – Venezuelan border, the Colombian Red Cross has developed a plan that includes health, psychosocial support, temporary shelter, food security and reestablishment of family links activities. So far, the Colombian Red Cross has benefited more than 260,000 people and about 800 volunteers are working to meet the humanitarian requirements on the border.

23 Feb 2018 description

Damascus/Geneva, 23 February 2018 – The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is today issuing an urgent plea for all parties to demonstrate restraint and humanity in Eastern Ghouta, on the northern edge of the capital Damascus.

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

Highlights

  • 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
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Highlights

  • 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.

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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

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

MESSAGES CLES

  • 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

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.

23 Feb 2018 description

UN Migration Agency Appeals for Nearly USD 194 Million to Help Syrians at Home, in Region

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, launched an appeal today (23/02) for USD 193,767,960 to help 3 million Syrians displaced and affected by the conflict in Syria; Syrian refugees living in the region; and the communities that host them.

23 Feb 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some CHF 29,686,126 (increased from CHF 25,062,572) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies (IFRC) to support the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) to deliver assistance and support to some 1,373,294 people (an increase from 1,033,300 people), with a focus on the following sectors: Health, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Livelihoods, Nutrition and Food Security.