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BEIRUT – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today transferred US$9.8 million onto the electronic food assistance cards which it provides to Syrian refugees in Lebanon. This funding, from Canada, will benefit more than 310,000 people who depend entirely on humanitarian support.
29 décembre 2016
S’il est difficile de tirer un bilan positif au terme d’une année aussi tragique que 2016, quelques réussites sont à relever. Voici quelques-uns des succès enregistrés récemment sur le plan humanitaire, assortis de nos mises en garde :
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It’s hard to see the silver lining around a year as awful as 2016, but a few good news stories did emerge. Here are some recent successes from the humanitarian world, with our caveats:
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The Humanitarian Pooled Fund (HPF) mobilises and channels resources to humanitarian partners to respond to the critical needs of million of people affected by the devastating humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The Fund operates within the parameters of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), with the objective to expand the delivery of humanitarian assistance in partnership with national and international NGOs and UN agencies.
Survivors of a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Indonesia are receiving much needed assistance from Oxfam thanks to $150,000 provided through the Canadian Humanitarian Assistance Fund.
The map below shows asylum applications by under age 18 year olds and gender. Darker colours mean more people have applied in a certain country. Use the slider to select a year or the drop down menus below to display data for different age groups or different home countries.
Less than 3% of 5 million Syrian refugees resettled in rich countries: Oxfam
Less than three per cent of nearly five million refugees living in Syria’s neighbouring states have been resettled in rich countries according to a report published today by Oxfam. The UK has resettled just 18 per cent of its fair share of Syrian refugees when compared to the size of the country’s economy.
Pakistan is building a sensitive system to find every last virus by training surveillance officers, scaling up the workforce and increasing environmental surveillance
In the last stages of polio eradication, a sensitive surveillance system that can detect every single poliovirus is indispensable to find it in its last hiding places. In Pakistan, surveillance for cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), subsequent testing and supplementary environmental sampling from the environment are informing the progress made towards eradication.
Minister Dion announces $8 million in security, defence and stabilization assistance for Lebanon as he concludes a successful five-day visit
December 5, 2016 – Beirut, Lebanon - Global Affairs Canada
Le 23 novembre 2016 - Antananarivo, Madagascar - Affaires mondiales Canada
La ministre du Développement international et de la Francophonie, l’honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, a annoncé aujourd’hui, depuis Madagascar, que le gouvernement du Canada accorde plus de 7,5 millions de dollars pour trois projets qui seront mis en œuvre à Madagascar.
November 23, 2016 - Antananarivo, Madagascar - Global Affairs Canada
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced, from Madagascar, that the Government of Canada is providing over $7.5 million for three projects that will be implemented in Madagascar.
November 18, 2016 - Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Global Affairs Canada
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced $54 million in funding to support various humanitarian and development projects in Haiti.
Le Canada a annoncé aujourd’hui l’octroi de 54 millions de dollars d’aide au développement pour des projets en Haïti afin de répondre aux besoins alimentaires urgents et d’effectuer des investissements à long terme pour assurer la viabilité et la résilience, en particulier dans le secteur agricole.
Programme alimentaire mondial - 1,6 million de dollars
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement today by the Government of Canada that it was resuming support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) by donating Can$25 million for the essential health, education, relief and social services and humanitarian programmes that the Agency undertakes for the benefit of 5.3 million Palestine refugees.
November 16, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced funding to support education, health and social services for millions of vulnerable Palestinian refugees, as well as urgent humanitarian assistance.
November 7, 2016 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Global Affairs Canada
On behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable James Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced renewed funding to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB), to help provide food to people affected by humanitarian crises.
During his November 7, 2016, visit to Nigeria, Minister Dion announced that Canada is providing $395,000 to the Lagos State Ministry of Health to help in the design of a new biological laboratory and secure repository (biobank) of infectious diseases, such as Ebola virus disease and Lassa fever. The objective is to ensure fail-safe readiness for any subsequent breakouts of such diseases.