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27 Mar 2015 description

2014 IN REVIEW

This Annual Report sets out the collective achievements of over 155 actors - including host governments, UN agencies, NGOs, IOM, foundations and donors - to respond to the protection and assistance needs of refugees from Syria and impacted local communities under the Regional Response Plan (RRP6) in 2014.

26 Mar 2015 description

Rome, 25 March 2015 – A new US $15.2 million project agreement signed in Rome will aim to reduce rural poverty, vulnerability and inequality in Jordan by creating employment and income-generating opportunities for the rural poor, especially women and youth.

26 Mar 2015 description
report JEN

Za’atari Camp has about 83,500 refugees living in it at the moment. Almost exactly half are women. In the districts where JEN works there are about 3,600 women between ages 12 and 39 years old. Knowledge about how to handle menstruation and other women’s topics is usually shared between mother or aunt and the younger generation. Many women in the camp did not receive any formal education about health or hygiene so they don’t always have accurate information to share.

26 Mar 2015 description

This paper sets the strategic directions for tackling the major shelter and settlement challenges in the context of the Syrian refugee influx to Jordan.

26 Mar 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 24th March, 2015 (WAM)--The UAE's aid aimed at alleviating the suffering of those affected by the Syrian Crisis has amounted to more than Dh 1.34 billion, or US$364 million, since 2012, according to the latest figures collated via the UAE Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD).

Humanitarian aid to the Syrian population remains essential as the Syrian Crisis enters its fourth year, and the number of refugees in neighbouring countries approaches 4 million.

26 Mar 2015 description

War pushing water shortages to breaking point in the Middle East, says ICRC report

With heavy fighting continuing to tear apart Syria and Iraq, and many communities still recovering from conflicts in Lebanon, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, the region's water resources and aging delivery systems are reaching their breaking point, according to a new report by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

25 Mar 2015 description

FAO’s role and presence in Syria

FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. By integrating relief and development activities, FAO’s resilience building efforts save livelihoods while helping communities lay the foundations for their own longer-term recovery.

25 Mar 2015 description
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Introduction

  1. This thirteenth report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (20 14), paragraph 10 of Security Council resolution 2165 (2014) and paragraph 5 of Security Council resolution 2191 (2014), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all parties to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic.

25 Mar 2015 description

The Saudi National Campaign to Support Syrian Brothers funded medical centers in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan treats 2,629 Syrian patients per week, Medical Director of the Saudi Specialized Clinics Dr. Muhammad Ismail Zoubi said today.

25 Mar 2015 description
report Kuwait News Agency

AMMAN, March 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Islamic Revival Society donated USD 605,000 to the Palestinian Zakat (alms) Al-Quds Committee and the Jordanian Takaful (solidarity) Society on Tuesday, part of the Gulf country's commitment to helping the Syrian and Palestinian people.

Kuwait Ambassador to Jordan Dr. Hamad Al-Duaij handed over USD 363,000 donation to Ashraf Salhab, Secretary General of the Zakat Al-Quds, and USD 242,000 to vice-president of the Takaful Society Khaled Nawasreh.

24 Mar 2015 description

Snapshot 18-24 March 2015

Syria: The Government carried out over 10,000 airstrikes between October and March, dropping more than 5,300 barrel bombs and killing almost 2,200 civilians. A chlorine attack on 16 March in Idleb killed six people.