General Situation during February 2015 Forecast until mid-April 2015
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.
AMMAN, Dec 4 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Joint Relief Committee (KJRC) on Thursday started the second phase of distributing USD 385,000-worth of relief aid to Syrian refugees in different parts of Jordan.
The first phase was completed in August through cooperation with a number of Kuwaiti charities under wise leadership of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, said Head of KJRC delegation Tamer Al-Saheeb.
As a part of this phase, food packages will be distributed to 9,200 Syrian families across Jordan, he added.
Ad Hoc Committee for Voluntary Contributions to UNRWA 1st Meeting (AM)
Twenty six donors today announced contributions, or their intention to contribute, to the 2015 budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), as officials estimated that the chronically underfunded Agency would begin the year facing a $35 million deficit.
General Situation during November 2014 Forecast until January 2015
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The massive displacement of people from and inside the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) as a consequence of the unrelenting conflict in that country has dominated concerns regionally and internationally, threatening the social, political and economic balance of the neighbouring countries hosting Syrian refugees. Despite the lack of prospects for a short-term resolution of the situation, Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon have demonstrated great generosity in welcoming the Syrian refugees and assisting them.
AMMAN, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) donated USD 18 million to Jordan Sunday as part of Kuwait's efforts to help regional countries cope with influx of Syrian refugees.
The grant agreement was signed by KFAED Director General Abdulwahab Al-Bader and Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ibrahim Saif.
The bulk of the donation, USD 15 million, would fund the improvement of health care for Syrian refugees, Al-Bader told KUNA after the signing ceremony.
VAN, Turkey, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) Chairman and Amiri Diwan's Advisor Abdullah Al-Maatouq on Friday opened the Kuwaiti-funded "Humanitarian Leader" village in the eastern Turkish city of Van.
In 2011, a destructive earthquake hit the city, located on the eastern shore of Lake Van. It has a long history as a major urban area.
NEW YORK, Nov 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has set aside donations totaling USD 6.4 million to various UN agencies for 2015, it was announced on Monday.
Permanent Delegate to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi made the announcement at the UN Pledging Conference for Development Activities.
The announcement by Kuwait that tens of thousands of stateless people in the country known as the Bidun might be able to obtain “economic citizenship” of the Union of the Comoros, an impoverished archipelago off eastern Africa, is a shameless betrayal of Kuwait's international human rights obligations, said Amnesty International.
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to the celebration in honour of the Amir of Kuwait, delivered by Abdullah al Matouq, the Secretary-General’s Humanitarian Envoy for Kuwait, in Cairo today:
I thank the League of Arab States for hosting today’s event in Cairo to honour the Amir of Kuwait for his contribution to humanitarian assistance. The United Nations strongly appreciates the leadership of His Highness the Amir in bringing people together to advance the humanitarian agenda.
BAGHDAD, 29 October 2014 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has deployed a ten-person emergency team of telecommunications and logistics experts in Iraq to ensure humanitarian partners are equipped with the means to provide rapid delivery of aid to people in need.