Global Protection Cluster

Global Protection Cluster Annual Report 2023

The Global Protection Cluster Annual Report presents the work carried out by the GPC in 2023 to protect and improve the lives of tens of millions of people in need of protection. It highlights the year’s achievements, as well as challenges…

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Mozambique Protection Analysis Update

In Northern Mozambique a significant number of people are returning to their districts in Cabo Delgado amid continued displacement and attacks by Non-State Armed Groups (NSAGs). Insufficient humanitarian assistance in areas of displacement, limited…

AT A GLANCE

Severity of Protection Risks

100% of operations report gender-based violence as being the most concerning. 76% describe the risk as high or very high.

100% of operations report psychological/ emotional abuse or inflicted distress amongst the affected populations. 60% rate the risk as high or very high.

92% of operations report forced displacement and impediments to freedom of movement as a risk. 68% describe the risk as high or very high.

Attacks on civilians or infrastructures are occurring in 92% of operations. 64% describe the risk as high or very high.

Forced recruitment and association of children with armed forces is a risk across 96% of operations. 48% describe the risk as high or very high. 

92% of operations highlight abduction, forced disappearance, arrest and/ or detention as a major concern. 64% describe the risk as high or very high.

Presence of mines and other explosive ordnance is a risk across 84% of operations. 60% describe the risk as high or very high.

92% of operations report impediments and/or restrictions to access to documentation, remedies and justice. 48% describe the risk as high or very high.

"In times of crisis, humanity demands that we act to protect all those ravaged by situations of conflict, violence, disasters or other emergencies."

"Each day is our chance to help turn the tide for those exposed to threats of harm, alleviate suffering while reducing risks, and work in and with communities themselves so that we can together prevent and respond to protection needs."

Samuel Cheung
Global Protection Cluster Coordinator
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