Syria: Despite reduction in conflict, access to services remains highly limited in Deir-ez-Zor governorate

Since mid-2017, ongoing conflict has led to displacement from and within Deir-ez-Zor governorate, totalling an estimated 230,000 persons from July to mid-December. The recent de-escalation of conflict in parts of the governorate has allowed limited humanitarian access for the first Read more…

Syria: Services and infrastructure remain limited in Ar-Raqqa city as residents return

Following months of intense conflict, Ar-Raqqa city was completely evacuated of civilians in late October 2017. Despite widespread damage, high levels of unexploded ordnance (UXO) contamination and a lack of basic services, residents began returning to their homes in large Read more…

Niger: How did protection needs of displaced populations evolve throughout 2017 in the Diffa region?

Since 2014, humanitarian needs [1] in Niger’s Diffa region have increased due to protracted conflict and massive displacement, with an estimated 252 305 people [2] reported displaced in the area. In addition, the security environment remains very volatile, with several Read more…