Publications

Search Publications

New Releases

Today, it is widely recognized that improving the status of women and girls and advancing their rights can be a benefit for the whole society. Ensuring access to sexual and reproductive health services and to protection from gender-based violence, among other important measures, improves the health of families and contributes to the economic well-being of entire communities, including during humanitarian emergencies. Many international instruments, conferences and, lately, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have underscored the importance of giving women and girls, including adolescent girls, their rights and eliminating any violence or discrimination that targets them.

Full review

Download

HIGHLIGHTS OF HUMANITARIAN SITUATION AND RESPONSE 31 January – 4 February 2017

Full review

Download

On 29 January 2017, 161,208 people were living in displacement due to the Mosul emergency.
Since the crisis began, some 188,000 people have been accumulatively displaced, with nearly 30,000 returns having taken place.

Full review

Download

UNFPA and partners are scaling up efforts to empower and improve the lives of Syrian women and youth and impacted communities inside Syria and in host countries, including by advocating for human rights and gender equality, to better cope with and recover from the crisis.

Full review

Download

Today more than 75 per cent of people affected by humanitarian crises are women and children. And adolescents aged 10-19 years constitute a significant proportion of the population in many conflict and post-conflict settings.
 

Full review

Download

Situation Overview
More than 19 months of the conflict in Yemen has left an estimated 18.8 million people in need some kind of assistance or protection in order to meet their basic needs, including 10.3 million who are in acute need. This represents an increase of almost 20 per cent since late 2014, according to the 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview, released in November 2016. The report also indicates that an estimated 14.8 million people lack access to basic healthcare, including 8.8 million living in severely under-served areas. Medical materials are in chronically short supply, and only 45 per cent of health facilities are functioning.

Full review

Download

This is the 12th report of the Task Force on Population Movement (TFPM), which is a Technical Working Group of the Yemen Protection Cluster. The report details the latest snapshot on displacement and return in Yemen providing indicative findings related to displacement/return trends, area of origin, duration of displacement, shelter situation and top priority needs.
The data used for the 12th report was collected through October and November, 2016. The TFPM collects data in monthly cycles to monitor trends and provide a further comparative basis for analysis. For this reason, since the publication of the 11th report there have been two ‘rounds’ of data collection supporting the validation of the statistics published in this report.

Full review

Download

Situation Report No. 14 (26 December 2016-1 January 2017)

Full review

Download

Highlights of UNFPA work and humanitarian response in Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, Palestine, Tunisia, Lebanon, Syria, Algeria and Somalia, November 2016.

Full review

Download

Humanitarian crises, and the associated population displacement, are a large and growing problem across the globe. Countries in the Arab States region feature prominently in global statistics for fragility and humanitarian crises: according to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in 2015 40% of the world’s refugees, internally displaced persons and asylum seekers originated from this region, and countries in this region host 34% of the world’s forcibly displaced population. These statistics underline the urgent need for action, both in reaction to current crises and in terms of building resilience to possible future crises.
 

Full review

Download

Pages