26 January 2018

Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria


Compendium on Good and Innovative Practices in the Regional Response to the Syria and Iraq Crisis: Volume II (UNDP & UNHCR, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Note: Volume I was issued in 2016.

Evaluation Synthesis of UNHCR’s Cash Based Interventions in Jordan (Action Aid & UNHCR, Dec. 2017) [text]
- Note: This was the request for expressions of interest for this project.

Flow Monitoring: Libya’s Migrant Report, Round 16 (IOM, Dec. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

In Rethinking Refuge, Draw Lessons from Turkey (Order from Chaos Blog, Jan. 2018) [text]

Israel: Don’t Lock Up Asylum Seekers (Human Rights Watch, Jan. 2018) [text]

Libya: Refugees and Migrants’ Access to Resources, Housing and Healthcare in Libya - Key Challenges and Coping Mechanisms (REACH & Start Network, Dec. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Libya: Registration - Fact Sheet (UNHCR, Dec. 2017) [text]

Number of Returns Exceeds Number of Displaced Iraqis (IOM, Jan. 2018) [text]

Syria: Displacement in Northwestern Syria (Start Network & ACAPS, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Syrian Refugees in Jordan: A Protection Overview (Jordan INGO Forum, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Turkey, Assad Offensives Bring New Displacement Crisis in Syria (IRIN, Jan. 2018) [text]

Web site:

Middle East and North Africa Civil Society Network for Displacement (UNHCR) [access]
- "[A]ims to serve as a platform for civil society stakeholders in the region to strengthen and amplify their voices and actions, helping to protect displaced people and support host communities. Its members include representatives from national NGOs, foundations, media, academia and the private sector."

Commentary re. US funding cuts to UNRWA:

Humanitarian Groups Oppose U.S. Funding Cuts to the UN Relief Agency for Palestinians (Refugees International and Norwegian Refugee Council, Jan. 2018) [text]

Trump Cuts Aid to Palestinian Refugees – and Throws Their Future into Doubt (The Conversation, Jan. 2018) [text]

Trump's UNWRA Funding Freeze: Why the Most Disadvantaged Stand to Lose (ODI, Jan. 2018) [text]

What You Need to Know Now about Cuts to the UN’s Agency for Palestine Refugees (IRIN, Jan. 2018) [text]

Related posts:
- News: UNHCR Position on African Asylum-seekers in Israel (12 Jan. 2018)
- Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria (8 Jan. 2018)

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