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21 Oct 2018 description

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie is carrying out an official visit to Peru this week. Peru is one of the countries most affected by the surge in Venezuelan refugees and migrants – the largest movement of people in Latin America’s recent history.

Following up on the UN High Commissioner for Refugees recent visit to the region, Jolie is undertaking a three-day mission to assess the humanitarian needs of Venezuelan refugees and the challenges facing Peru as a host country, and to discuss the possible regional responses to the crisis.

21 Oct 2018 description
report Oxfam

I. ANÁLISIS DE LA SITUACIÓN ACTUAL

Un sondeo efectuado por Oxfam y ASEDECHI en Chiquimula, a través de entrevistas con las personas que lideran los albergues habilitados para la atención a la migración masiva de hondureños, permiten hacer una estimación que entre el lunes 15 y miércoles 17 de octubre han pasado aproximadamente por esos albergues unas 8.500 personas, estimación efectuada con base a los siguientes datos:

21 Oct 2018 description
report El Nuevo Siglo

El presidente de Guyana, David Granger, informó este viernes que ofrecerá ayuda humanitaria a los migrantes venezolanos que han ingresado a su país.

"Nuestro Gobierno proporcionará, dentro de nuestras posibilidades, asistencia humanitaria, incluido tratamiento médico, alimentación y asentamiento temporal para estos inmigrantes", sostuvo Granger en una declaración ante la Asamblea Nacional.

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21 Oct 2018 description

In line with its mandate and in support of the Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, leads the humanitarian response to the Syria situation in Iraq. In doing so, it coordinates the intervention of 10 UN agencies and over 30 local and international NGOs through the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP).

SYRIAN REFUGEE POPULATION

250,184 Syrian refugees registered in Iraq

37% Syrian refugees living in camps and 63% living out of camps

21 Oct 2018 description

Malaria on the rise in White Nile and East Darfur States.

Significant WASH gaps persist in South Darfur.

Partners support asset building for refugee women in North Darfur and South Kordofan States.

TOTAL INTER-AGENCY FUNDING REQUIRED FOR SUDAN UNDER THE REVISED 2018 REGIONAL REFUGEE RESPONSE PLAN (RRRP)
USD 294.8 M
Funded 9% 27.9 M*

Population Update

21 Oct 2018 description
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Baghdad, Iraq, 21 October 2018 – Following extensive discussions with Iraqi government and political party leaders, the Special Representative for Iraq of the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ján Kubiš, notes their intention to facilitate the formation of the next government within the constitutional timeline so it can promptly embark on responding to the needs and requirements of the people for services and their dignified life. Mr. Kubiš urges all the political parties to support Prime Minister-Designate Mr.

21 Oct 2018 description

I Key facts about this year Participatory Assessment

1,436 Asylum Seekers and refugees discuss their concerns, challenges in annual Greece participatory assessment

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today published the results of an annual participatory assessment report on the concerns of asylum-seekers and refugees in Greece about their current situation and future prospects and risks and how to address them.

21 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

1.54 m people assisted in September
US$ 25.8 m distributed in multi-purpose cash in September
US$ 1.31 m distributed through value vouchers in September
US$ 8.8 m six months (October 2018 – March 2019) net funding requirements, representing 1% of total requirements

Operational Update

21 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

39,499 mt of food assistance distributed US$ 756,478 cash-based transfers made
US$ 136.0 m six months (October 2018 - March 2019) net funding requirements, representing 36% of total budget
3.04 m people assisted in September 2018

Operational Update

21 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

175,000 people in need targeted for food assistance in 2018
88,041 people assisted so far this year
US$7.0 m six months (October 2018 – March 2019) net funding requirements
13,423 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

21 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

0 mt of food assistance distributed
US$21.4 mis the cash-based transfers made
US$101.9 m six months (October 2018 –March 2019) net funding requirements
662,492 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

21 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

12,270 MT of food assistance distributed
US$4.4 m cash-based transfers made
US$57.3 m six months (October 2018 - March 2019) net funding requirements
478,400 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

21 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

432.7 mt of food assistance distributed US$0.4 m cash-based transfers made
US$29.9 m six months (October 2018 – March 2019) net funding requirements
263,251 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

21 Oct 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/

21 Oct 2018 description

GAMBELLA, Ethiopia—UNFPA’s Deputy Executive Director (Programme), Dereje Wordofa, and a team of UNFPA Regional Directors and Country Representatives this week visited Gambella, one of nine ethnic divisions in Ethiopia, which hosts more than 423,000 refugees.

About 64 per cent of these refugees are under 18 years old and 88 per cent of them are women and children.

21 Oct 2018 description

Eritrea—The strengthening of partnerships to sustain development gains in Eritrea was the focus of a mission led by the UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director (Programme), Dereje Wordofa and sister UN agencies. The high level UN delegation met with senior officials of the Eritrean Government during a visit to the country on 18 and 19 October.

21 Oct 2018 description
report World Bank

Baghdad, October 21, 2018 – A child born in Iraq today will be 40% as productive when she grows up as she could be if she enjoyed complete education and full health, according to the World Bank’s new Human Capital Index (HCI) released October 11 in Bali. Decades of conflict have impacted a range of the country’s human and economic development indicators.

21 Oct 2018 description

SITUATION UPDATE

  • During the first half of September 2018, around 120,000 people were newly displaced from rural areas of Badghis to Qala-e-Naw due to on-going drought. The number of people displaced due to the drought is currently more than 250,000 in the Western Region.

  • There are insufficient resources across all sectors of aid in Badghis among all partners.

  • The number of people displaced by conflict in Afghanistan is 250,000 in 2018.