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31 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • In the past week, IOM installed six water points in Abyan governorate reaching over 3,300 individuals.

  • On 29 July, IOM deployed an assessment team to Mokha, Taizz governorate to evaluate the needs and identify Somali refugees stranded in the area.

  • To date, IOM has successfully evacuated 3,132 Third Country Nationals from Yemen through 14 IOM-charted flights and seven IOM-charted boats.

30 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

· FAO’s global cereal price index continued to fall in Q2-2015, down 19 percent year-on-year.

· The real price of wheat dropped a further 9 percent over the last quarter. Prices are 33 percent lower than in Q2-2014, thanks to increased global supply and lower consumption.

· The real price of maize has fallen by 3 percent since Q1-2015 and is 21 percent lower than inQ2-2014. However, global production for 2015/16 is set to be lower and thus prices are likely to rise.

30 Jul 2015 description

Tadjourah (Djibouti), 29-07-2015: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Civil Society Organization (CSO) Facility Desk in collaboration with the Association for the Integrated Development of Mabla (ADIM), active in the District of Tadjourah, Djibouti, today organized a field visit to one of ADIM project sites along with the Acting District Commissioner of Tadjourah, where they distributed dates and water melons to the community.

28 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 22–28 July 2015

Somalia: More than 10,000 people have been displaced in Lower Shabelle and Bay regions since AMISOM and Somali armed forces began their offensive. Al Shabaab has lost control of Bardhere in Gedo and Dinsoor in Bay. In accessible areas of Hudur town, Bakool, 33% GAM and 19% SAM were observed in a MUAC assessment in July – a significant deterioration since June. Very critical malnutrition rates persist in Bulo Burde, Hiraan.

23 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • Following heavy shelling in Aden on 20 July, IOM increased water trucking services to provide an additional 49,000 liters of water to the MSF-operated hospital, a health center, and a water point that serves an estimated 600 IDP households in Crater district. IDPs in Al-Mansoora, Buraquiah and Dar Sa’ad received shelter and NFI support from IOM, Aden. © IOM 2015 (Photo: IOM Yemen)

22 Jul 2015 description
  • Yemen:

The humanitarian pause scheduled to start on 10 July did not take effect; airstrikes and ground fighting continue across the country. Partial food rations have been distributed in Kharaz refugee camp, WFP still unable to transport additional food to the camp. For the first time since the beginning of the conflict, UNHCR’s partner Al Amal was able to distribute NFIs to 3,377 individuals in Sa’ada governorate.

22 Jul 2015 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JANUARY 2016

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

21 Jul 2015 description

Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Chairman Dr. Hilal Ali Al-Sayer announced on Wednesday preparing 200 tons of food supplies in Djibouti, to be later transferred by sea to Aden in Yemen, where people are suffering from deteriorating humanitarian conditions. Dr. Al-Sayer said in remarks to KUNA that a total of 10,000 food packages were bought from the local market in Djibouti, in preparation for their shipment to Yemen shortly. The shipment will be handed to Yemen’s High Relief Committee (HRC) to be distributed to the Yemeni people to alleviate their suffering, he added.

20 Jul 2015 description
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This report aims to contribute to a better understanding of the impact of disasters in the Arab states. The study provides an assessment, interpretation and visualization of ten national disaster loss databases from the region (i.e.: Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen) including damage and loss data from the previous thirty years.

20 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • IOM’s continues to provide life-saving activities in Aden despite heavy fighting over the last few days.

  • Access to safe water has been improved in four hospitals and one school in Aden, Abyan, and Al-Dhale’e governorates.

  • On 9 July, over 200 migrants who were evacuated by an IOM-chartered boat from Yemen to Djibouti were provided with Onward Transportation Assistance (OTA) to return to Ethiopia.

16 Jul 2015 description
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16 juillet 2015 – L'Union européenne et l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) ont lancé un nouveau partenariat visant à renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, l'agriculture durable et la résilience dans au moins 35 pays.