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Lebanon + 3 others
Emergency Grant Aid in response to IDPs in Iraq and Syrian Refugees in Lebanon affected by the ISIL offensive

  1. According to the announcement of the United Nations, the total number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Iraq, affected by the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL) offensive, is increased by approximately 1,800,000 people. Syrian refugees who have fled to Lebanon is also increased approximately 1,180,000 people (more than a quarter of all the population in Lebanon).

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GIEWS Country Brief: Japan 10-September-2014

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • The 2014 aggregate cereal production forecast to remain high
  • Cereal imports of the 2014/15 marketing year forecast at average levels

The 2014 aggregate cereal production forecast to remain high

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Côte d'Ivoire + 1 other
En Côte d’Ivoire, le Japon et le PNUD mobilisés contre l’Ebola

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire — L’Agence japonaise de coopération internationale (JICA) émettra une contribution de USD 180 000 auprès du Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD), visant à renforcer les capacités de la police nationale pour prévenir l’apparition et la propagation de l’Ebola en Côte d’Ivoire.

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Sri Lanka + 1 other
Japan supports a Livelihood Improvement Project for the Resettled Communities through Japanese NGO poster

The Government of Japan has extendedUS$ 224,380 (approximately Rs.30 million)(JPY21,764,860) to the “Reconstruction of Community and Improvement of Livelihood of Returnees in the Fishing Community ofMullaitivu District” project which will be implemented by Pacific Asia Resource Center Interpeople’s Cooperation(PARCIC)in the MullaitivuDistrict under the Japan-NGO Cooperation Grant Scheme. PARCIC is a Japanese NGO, actively involved inreconstruction and development in the Northern Province since 2004.

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Côte d'Ivoire + 1 other
In Côte d’Ivoire, Japan and UNDP mobilize against Ebola

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to contribute $180,000 USD toward building the capacities of the Ivorian national police to prevent the appearance and spread of Ebola in the country.

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Liberia + 1 other
Japan Provides $288K Medical Equipment to Support Liberia’s Ebola Fight

The Government of Japan has disclosed the immediate dispatch of an assortment of medical equipment valued at over two hundred eighty-eight thousand United States Dollars (US$288,774.00) to aid Liberia in its fight against the deadly Ebola virus.

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Egypt + 2 others
Arabs meet on post-2015 HFA

By Denis McClean

SHARM EL SHEIKH, 15 September 2015 - UNISDR Chief, Margareta Wahlström, yesterday described the post-2015 development agenda as a “once in a lifetime opportunity” when she addressed the opening day of the Second Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

She said the consultations that have taken place throughout the Arab world on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction were further evidence of the very strong acceptance there now is for disaster risk reduction as part of the sustainable development agenda.

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Sri Lanka + 1 other
Japan supports a Livelihood Improvement Project for the Resettled Communities through Japanese NGO

The Government of Japan has extended US$ 224,380 (approximately Rs.30 million)(JPY21,764,860) to the “Reconstruction of Community and Improvement of Livelihood of Returnees in the Fishing Community of Mullaitivu District” project which will be implemented by Pacific Asia Resource Center Inter people’s Cooperation(PARCIC)in the Mullaitivu District under the Japan-NGO Cooperation Grant Scheme. PARCIC is a Japanese NGO, actively involved in reconstruction and development in the Northern Province since 2004.

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Madagascar + 1 other
Le Japon soutient le PAM et l'UNICEF

La cérémonie officielle de remise d’un don du gouvernement du Japon à l'UNICEF et au PAM a eu lieu ce jour au ministère des Affaires Etrangères Antananarivo. L’événement a été organisé en présence du Premier Ministre et Ministre de la Santé Publique Kolo Roger, du Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, Lala Arisoa Razafitrimo et du Secrétaire Général du Ministère de l’Agriculture Pierrot Serge Randrianaritiana.

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Angola + 1 other
Huíla: Japan Government funds programmes to reduce drought effects

Lubango - The Government of Japan has released this year Usd 1.2 million to reinforce the Angolan Government's integrated response to the drought affecting about 1.8 million people in the southern region since 2012.

The information was released on Tuesday in Lubango, southern Huila province, by the secretary of the Japanese Embassy to Angola, Yoshiko Miura.

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Liberia + 2 others
Emergency Assistance to the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Republic of Liberia in response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak

  1. On September 9, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (personal protective equipment provided by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government) to the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Republic of Liberia, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

  2. Specifics and numbers of the items will be decided based on the local needs to be determined through a consultation with World Health Organization (WHO) etc.

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Bangladesh + 5 others
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (2 - 8 September 2014)

Three million people have been affected by two weeks of intense rain in Bangladesh, prompting health concerns. In India, the worst floods in 60 years have killed 120 people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Liberia + 1 other
Japan Helps Liberia Fight Ebola

The Government of Japan today handed over US$150,000 worth of emergency items stored in UNHRD Accra to help Liberia fight the Ebola outbreak.

The items include tents, sleeping bags, blankets, generators, water storage tanks and containers. They will be donated to Liberia’s National Ebola Task Force and distributed to five Ebola Treatment Units in hospitals that are struggling to keep up with the increasing number of patients.

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Nicaragua + 1 other
Valiosa contribución de Japón para el pueblo de Nicaragua

El Gobierno de Japón entregó hoy una importante contribución en alimentos consistente en 491 toneladas métricas de arroz (10 mil 800 quintales) destinadas al Programa Integral de Nutrición Escolar (PINE) del Ministerio de Educación y a la respuesta a familias afectadas por fenómenos de origen natural.

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Ukraine + 1 other
Emergency Grant Aid for Improvement of Humanitarian Situation in Eastern Ukraine

  1. Today, on September 5, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency grant aid of USD 300,000 through the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for the improvement of the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine.

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World + 66 others
CrisisWatch N°133 - 1 September 2014

The fight for control of Libya between the Misrata-led Islamist-leaning coalition and the Zintan-led forces is escalating by the day. Hundreds have been killed and thousands displaced in over six weeks of clashes and heavy artillery fire. The Misrata side emerged victorious in the battle over Tripoli’s international airport, taking control of the capital, and made advances around Benghazi, but the larger political divide remains unresolved.

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Cambodia + 5 others
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (19 - 25 August 2014)

Heavy seasonal rain has caused flooding that has killed at least 45 people in Cambodia. In Nepal, 123 people have died, while the death toll in India is 41 in flood-related incidents.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.