IOM Bangladesh Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) is part of IOM’s global Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programming. DTM is IOM’s information management system to track and monitor displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.
Summary of modifications from revised Emergency Plan of Action
This 12-month operations update provides an overview of consolidated achievements delivered through the operation in Dominica. The operation has been extended by 3 months (with a new end date of 31 March 2019) to complete the DRR activities funded by the appeal.
Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action:
1) The operation was extended from 15 to 18 months; the new operation end date is 31 March 2019.
Mali: Dangerous Upsurge in Abuse by Ethnic Militias
Protect Civilians, Disarm ‘Self-Defense’ Groups
Ethnic militias have killed over 200 civilians and burned dozens of villages in communal violence in central Mali during 2018, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Most victims have been ethnic Peuhl villagers targeted by Dogon and Bambara “self-defense groups” for their alleged support of Islamist armed groups linked to Al-Qaeda.
by Annie Hurlstone and Paul Harvey
Migrant groups travelling through Mexico to the United States include many vulnerable people
Ongoing armed confrontations in eastern Colombia displace more than 700 people
Volcán de Fuego volcano erupts again, affecting thousands still reeling from June 3 eruptions
El Niño forecast for late 2018-2019 warns of dry conditions in six Latin American countries
Number of asylum claims from Nicaraguans steadily decline from previous months
On November 28th in Hanoi, Vietnam Red Cross and German Red Cross held a workshop to implement the project "Minimizing the impact of heat wave on vulnerable groups in Hanoi through capacity building for Viet Nam Red Cross on FBF" for early action on the basis of forecasts.
Having worked in Europe for the European Union, NGOs and think tanks, Tommaso Ripani knew that what he truly wanted was to be part of the UN in the field. “Studying international relations is one thing; putting it into practice is a completely different story,” he said.
Throughout its history, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has been closely associated with life-saving assistance, surgical operations, physical rehabilitation, reconstructive surgery, psychosocial support, safer behaviour in environments contaminated by weapons and other efforts to assist the wounded. In times of conflict, this is commonly referred to “war surgery”.
La Oficina de Coordinación de la Ayuda Humanitaria ha solicitado 738 millones de dólares para ayudar a los países latinoamericanos que reciben a venezolanos. En total, el plan de respuesta humanitaria asciende a 21.900 millones de dólares. Yemen es el país que recibirá más fondos.
Las Naciones Unidas han solicitado a los donantes 738 millones de dólares en 2019 para ayudar a los países suramericanos que están acogiendo a los refugiados y migrantes venezolanos que “no tienen perspectivas de regresar a corto y medio plazo” a su país.
by Alice Debarre
2,578 referrals issued to Gaza patients to health facilities outside the Palestinian Ministry of Health
56% of Gaza patient and companion permit applications to Israeli authorities for exit via Erez approved (63% Gaza patients 48% Gaza patient companions)
83% of West Bank patient and companion permit applications to Israeli authorities approved
2 Gaza patient called for security interview,
IN FOCUS Shortage and lack of essential medicines and equipment impacts patients in the Gaza Strip
139 asylum seekers arrived during the month of September of which 76.2% were from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The Zimbabwe Refugee Committee (ZRC) held its third session for Refugee Status Determination of 2018 from 3- 6 September 2018 at Tongogara.
The population verification exercise for the Zimbabwe operation that was scheduled from 1- 16 October was postponed due to the cholera epidemic
20,410 persons of concern
752,325 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
721,633 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018
30,692 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
12,965 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
617 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
6% of returnees from Iran (817 individuals) assisted
89% of returnees from Pakistan (550 individuals) assisted
This profile provides an overview of conditions in Bajed Kandala 1-2 camps. Primary data was collected through 69 randomly sampled household surveys between 2 July and 7 August 2018. Findings are statistically representative at the camp level with a 90% confidence level and 10% margin of error, with target sample sizes based on population figures provided by camp managers.1 Additional information from camp managers has been used to support findings.
This profile provides an overview of conditions in Al Alam camp. Primary data was collected through 67 randomly sampled household surveys between 2 July and 7 August 2018. Findings are statistically representative at the camp level with a 90% confidence level and 10% margin of error, with target sample sizes based on population figures provided by camp managers.1 Additional information from camp managers has been used to support findings.