South Sudan Food Crisis: Understanding Food Security Trends in the Greenbelt Region

Since July 2016, fighting has been spreading across South Sudan’s Greater Equatoria region and Western Bahr el Ghazal state, disrupting livelihood activities and displacing hundreds of thousands from their homes. The June-July IPC Global Alert on South Sudan estimates that Read more…

Jordan: Understanding remittance flows from Syrian refugees amidst prolonged conflict and displacement

The protracted crisis in Syria has resulted in mass displacement of the country’s population, as millions have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. In Jordan alone, nearly 660,000 Syrian refugees are currently registered with UNHCR. The agency reports that 70% of Read more…

Italy: Assessing the Experiences of Unaccompanied and Separated Eritrean Children outside of the Reception System in Rome

“What are your plans in Rome?” “I am waiting for the police to come to the camp, arrest me and bring me and my friends in the prefecture. This way I’ll be able to get access to the procedures for Read more…

Italy: Assessing unaccompanied children’s journey from the top four countries of origin in West and North Africa

Almost half of the total number of migrant unaccompanied and separated children who arrived in Italy between 2016 and 2017 come from West and North Africa. However limited information is available about the profile, the perception of risk and the Read more…

Syria: Besieged and hard-to-reach communities continue to face access restrictions threatening their ability to meet basic needs

After six years of civil war, Syrians continue to face acute shortages of food and basic services. With a multitude of opposing factions fighting each other on numerous fronts, widespread destruction and violence currently shape the lives of civilians. The Read more…

Greece and Italy: Refugee and migrant children face challenges in achieving their objectives and lose out on education once in Europe

Over 100,000 refugee and migrant children, of whom more than 33,800 unaccompanied and separated children (34%), arrived in Europe in 2016. In the first three months of 2017, 5,700 children landed on European shores. The vast majority of them entered Read more…

Jordan: REACH and DRC pilot a new area-based approach to livelihoods research in East Amman

As the Syria crisis extends into its seventh year, over 650,000 Syrians are registered as refugees in Jordan. The humanitarian and development community in Jordan has shifted its efforts to seeking durable solutions for Syrian refugees by focusing on enhancing Read more…

Syria: REACH informs on sectoral needs of the over 22,000 refugees and IDPs populating Al Hol Camp

Throughout 2016 and 2017, conflict in and around Ninewa governorate in Iraq has led to mass displacement across the border into neighbouring Syria. Over 15,000 Iraqi refugees have been received in Al Hol camp in Al-Hasakeh governorate since October 2016. Read more…