GENEVA, March 26 (KUNA) - - The State of Kuwait grants the International Labour Organization (ILO) half a million US dollars, bringing the State's total contributions dedicated to promoting decent work and social justice in the occupied Palestinian territory and the Arab States to USD 3.5 million since 2009.
By Yusuf Al-Tattan
WASHINGTON, March 25 (KUNA) -- Washington-based Syrian activists commended Kuwait's hosting of an upcoming donors' conference for the Syrian people, calling for helping Syrian refugees start small business to guarantee sustainable income.
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.
The Government of Kuwait has today issued an annual contribution of US$ 2 million to the UNRWA General Fund. The generous contribution helps ensure UNRWA can continue to provide crucial health, education, relief and social services for Palestine refugees.
KUWAIT, March 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has committed itself on the official and non-government levels to easing the burden on Syrians displaced as a result of the conflict in their country which started just over four years ago.
Humanitarian campaigns launched by Kuwaiti charity organisations only a few months after the start of the conflict, focused on neighbouring countries which started to host fleeing refugees like Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. They provided families with food, education for their children, healthcare and shelter.
By Nawwaf Al-Deqbasi
AMMAN, March 12 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and the Palestinian government on Thursday signed a donation agreement totalling USD 200 million for reconstructing the southern governorates in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip.
The deal was inked by KFAED's economic advisor Tareq Youssef Al-Munayyes and Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Economy Mohammad Mustafa in the presence of Kuwait's Ambassador to Jordan Dr. Hamad Al-Duaij and some of KFAED's senior officials.
1 Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 2.1 billion. The largest recipient was Syria, with US$ 1.08 billion, followed by Iraq with US$ 851.6 million. In total, the appeals and SRPs are 32.9% funded with a 67.1% shortfall.
2 The Syrian Humanitarian Response Plan (SHARP) and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) jointly requested US$ 6.79 billion. The total amount received is US$ 1.18 billion (17.3%), which leaves a total shortfall of US$ 5.62 billion (82.7%).
ISTANBUL, March 7 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Higher Committee for Relief began Saturday a campaign to provide aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey.
Head of the Kuwaiti committee Khaled Bu-Rhama told KUNA that the campaign will help some 750,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey face the harsh winter.
He indicated that the campaign, through which around USD 1.885 million worth of relief aid material would be distributed, went previously to Jordan, Lebanon, regions bordering Turkey, as well as inside Syria to deliver necessities to Syrian refugees. (end) ta.gta
Situation Générale en février 2015 Prévision jusqu'à ’mi-avril 2015
La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée préoccupante en février le long de la cote de la mer Rouge, au Soudan et en Érythrée, où des opérations de lutte ont été réalisées contre un grand nombre de bandes larvaires, groupes d’ailes et essaims.
AMMAN, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Higher Committee for Relief distributed humanitarian aid to 1,440 Syrian refugee families in Jordan as part of Kuwait's wide-scale campaign purposed to deliver financial and food aid to Syrian refugees.
The campaign aids Syrian families who are in need and residing in Amman and northern areas, head of the delegation, Dr. Walid Al-Anjari told KUNA, adding that this comes within the framework of celebrations of Kuwait national holidays.
Thank you, Mr. President.
I have the honour to present the second report of the Secretary-General pursuant to resolution 2169 (2014), as well as the fifth report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 4 of resolution 2107 (2013) on the issue of missing Kuwaiti and third-country-nationals, and property.
Khartoum, Feb.4 (SUNA) The Kuwaiti Embassy in Khartoum, - has granted the African Charitable Society for Maternal and Child Welfare $ 300 thousand for the implementation of various projects for orphans , homeless and poor families.
General Situation during January 2015 Forecast until mid-March 2015
23 January 2015, Damascus – As the conflict in Syrian Arab Republic approaches its fifth year, shortages in medicines has become an increasingly acute nationwide problem. The concerted efforts of health responders to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable people, especially children with cancer, are undermined by the lacking availability of life-saving treatments.
By Mubarak Al-Hajri
BEIRUT, Jan 22 (KUNA) -- A Kuwaiti military plane carrying humanitarian and relief aid for Syrian refugees arrived in the Lebanese capital Thursday.
AMMAN, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Society of the Revival of Islamic Heritage (Al-Turath) and Al-Najat Charitable Society on Monday offered USD 800,000 in aid for the Palestinian people and Syrian refugees in Jordan through three Palestinian and Jordanian relief agencies.
The funds include USD 518,000 and USD 276,000 from Al-Turath to the Palestinian Al Zakah Committee of Jerusalem and the Jordanian Al-Takaful (Solidarity) Association respectively.
BEIRUT, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- The Lebanese Red Cross lauded here Friday Kuwait's generous humanitarian contributions to the Syrian refugees in Lebanon, affirming that providing relief aid to the refugees was important especially during the cold winter season.
Head of northern branch of the Lebanese Red Cross Youssef Boutros told KUNA that Kuwait Red Crescent Society's (KRCS) campaign provided some much needed assistance to the Syrian refugees facing the harsh winter cold.
IOM and UNICEF recently signed an agreement for the provision of a protective learning environment for internally displaced children in the governorate of Lattakia. IOM will in turn contribute 12 refurbished shipping containers that UNICEF will use as classrooms for the benefit of 1,000 displaced school children.
The UN estimates that 7.6 million are displaced inside Syria, of whom 3.5 million are children. Education provides a track of hope and support for children to re-build their lives even in displacement sites.