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22 Oct 2017 description

La Dirección Territorial de Caquetá y Huila de la Unidad para la Atención y Reparación Integral a las Víctimas realizó en Neiva la Jornada de reparación integral de personas con discapacidad víctimas del conflicto, en el marco de las jornadas con enfoque diferencial que hace la subdirección de reparación individual.


20 Oct 2017 description

More than 500,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since the end of August from neighboring Myanmar. Handicap International is stepping up its humanitarian aid effort in response to this crisis, which is unprecedented in the region. Since August 25, the organization has already supplied humanitarian assistance to 15,000 people. Nearly 700 people have already been given rehabilitation care, 4,000 have received emergency psychological support, and we have recorded nearly 6,000 extremely vulnerable individuals.

Our Actions

20 Oct 2017 description

Situation Overview

Civilians continue to be impacted by conflict, insecurity, political instability and collapsing economy. An estimated 1.3 million people require humanitarian assistance. There are periodic escalations of armed conflict, which increase the humanitarian needs.

Although IS no longer holds significant territory in Libya, the humanitarian situation, economic conditions, and governance vacuum pose a continued risk of resurgence.

20 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • Over 588,500 Syrian children were enrolled in temporary education centres (TECs) and Turkish public schools across the country as of end September, representing a 23% increase compared to September 2016.

  • More than 64,500 refugee children received a conditional cash transfer for education (CCTE) payment in September, bringing the total number of children benefitting from the CCTE to over 136,500.

20 Oct 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador will empower the next generation of medical rehabilitation practitioners to transform the lives of people with mobile disabilities thanks to a new grant from USAID’s American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) program secured by Salesian Missions. The new “Walking Anew!” project will help to expand and upgrade the facilities at Don Bosco University’s School of Rehabilitation Science as well as the equipment used to train medical rehabilitation professionals.

20 Oct 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Boys Home is a Salesian-run program for street children in Sunyani, Ghana. The program provides shelter, education and social development services for poor youth who have been abandoned, have runaway or are at risk of violence and exploitation. The program is directed by Salesian Father Ubaldino Andrade.

“Every child is like a book and every chapter engages me more and more as I get to learn more about their lives and they tell me about their joys and sorrows, their plans, their hopes and their dreams,” says Fr. Andrade.

20 Oct 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

To develop an evidence-informed regional strategy to increase access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services for young people living with dis­abilities (YPWD) in ESA, three complementary pieces of research were conducted.

20 Oct 2017 description


The following are the findings from collective centers assessed during the first round of DTM assessments conducted from 11-15 October 2017.

63 collective centers house Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Dominica

These 63 centres house 361 households (1,862 individuals) 53% of the displaced population reside in schools.

A reported 32% of the IDPs residing in collective centers present a vulnerability.

20 Oct 2017 description

By the end of July 2017, approximately 1.6 million primary health care consultations were provided, representing over 42 per cent of the 2017 overall target, and over 98,500 referrals were made to secondary or tertiary health care.

Highlights across the region in July include:

19 Oct 2017 description


  • In September 2017, the ESSN programme reached the milestone of assisting more than one million vulnerable refugees with 120 Turkish Liras each of cash assistance.
    WFP’s support to refugees in camps reached more than 144,000 people.

19 Oct 2017 description
  • La inversión social realizada es de más de ¢1691 millones.

  • 14.006 personas obtuvieron este subsidio, la mayoría de Puntarenas, Guanacaste, San José y la zona Sur.

Jueves 19 de octubre del 2017. 14.006 personas, lo que representa 4510 familias, han recibido ayuda del Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social (IMAS) tras el paso de la tormenta tropical Nate.

19 Oct 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

In Liberia, since the beginning of this year, there have been constant storms and floods resulting in significant damages and losses. On Tuesday, August 31st, it was reported on the National Radio Station (ELBC Super Morning Show) that a heavy storm had occurred in Bong County (Central Liberia) which caused the destruction of houses thereby leading to the displacement of hundreds of local community dwellers.

19 Oct 2017 description


  • In September, WFP assisted 13,028 refugees with full entitlements and 15,855 with partial entitlements (8,087 woman 6,066 girls 8,087 men and 6,643 boys).

Operational Updates

  • In September, all five food commodities were available in all settlements without any reductions.

18 Oct 2017 description
infographic REACH Initiative


The Humanitarian Situation Overview in Syria (HSOS) project is a monthly data collection exercise that aims to gather multi-sectoral information about the humanitarian situation inside Syria. The factsheets present information gathered in September 2017 referring to the situation in August 2017.

18 Oct 2017 description


1,106 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

13,189 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

89,944 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017

301,196 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2017

91% of returnees from Pakistan (1,009 individuals) assisted

6% of returnees from Iran (799 individuals) assisted

18 Oct 2017 description

This update provides a summary of recent displacement, along with developments from the UNHCR co-led Sector/Clusters of Protection, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) and Shelter/Non Food Items (SNFI).


  • 996,436 displacements recorded by the CCCM Cluster in the last 12 months from affected areas of northern and southern Syria: