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Improving living conditions of displaced families in Yemen: Mapping service gaps to enhance response to the needs and vulnerabilities of IDP communities
Improving living conditions of displaced families in Yemen: Mapping service gaps to enhance response to the needs and vulnerabilities of IDP communities

June 24, 2021

Improving living conditions of displaced families in Yemen: Mapping service gaps to enhance response to the needs and vulnerabilities of IDP communities

Living conditions of displaced families in hosting sites is a key priority for the Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster team, led by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and its partners, including REACH. In order to do so, the Cluster has been working extensively to provide mapping on the state of services and gaps across sites hosting IDPs to allow for a targeted response based on the needs and vulnerabilities of IDP communities as reported by them directly.

Building research tools to improve response and resilience to flooding in Syria
Building research tools to improve response and resilience to flooding in Syria

February 5, 2021

Building research tools to improve response and resilience to flooding in Syria

Displacement associated with disasters and the effects of climate change is one of today’s most serious humanitarian and development issue. In the first half of 2020 alone, disasters triggered 9.8 million new displacements, and most were linked to weather-related hazards such as storms, floods and droughts. In northwest Syria, extreme flooding events are devastating families already reeling from ten years of violence conflict, displacement, economic ruin, and the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.