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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 20-26 August

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - 19 August

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Global emergency overview snapshot 6 - 12 August

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Humanitarians at risk: How our innocence was shot along with our colleagues

This post is part of our 'Humanitarians at risk' series, dedicated to World Humanitarian Day which will take place on 19 of August. The series features testimonies of humanitarians around the world who risk their lives daily, while saving those of others. World Humanitarian Day is our opportunity to recognise the personal sacrifice made by humanitarian professionals and pay tribute to those who were injured or killed while doing their job.

For eight years now, the tragedy of Muttur has been haunting us.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 30 July - 5 August

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Massacre d’humanitaires à Muttur : nous n’oublions pas

Cela fait 8 ans aujourd’hui que 17 travailleurs humanitaires ont été assassinés à Muttur au Sri Lanka. Des hommes et des femmes qui portaient assistance aux populations vulnérables, engagé(e)s auprès d’Action contre la Faim. Les équipes se retrouvent aujourd’hui autour du souvenir de leurs collègues assassiné(e)s.

Les familles doivent obtenir justice. Les travailleurs humanitaires doivent obtenir justice.

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Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 July

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 9 - 15 July

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 - 8 July

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Annual Report 2013

Annual Report for 2013: A strong response to complex crises

14-05-2014 News Release 14/81

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Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 25 - 31 March 2014

In Vanuatu, 11 fatalities have been confirmed after flash floods and landslides. In Sri Lanka, drought affecting 247,000 families prompts preparations for a needs assessment.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Masacre de Muttur - “La comunidad internacional debe poner fin a la impunidad de los asesinos de los 17 trabajadores de Acción Contra el Hambre en Sri Lanka”

Acción contra el Hambre insta a los miembros del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas, actualmente reunido en su 25ª sesión hasta el 28 de marzo, a que pongan fin a la impunidad en Sri Lanka. El Consejo debe votar a favor de una resolución que comprende la apertura de una investigación internacional independiente sobre las graves violaciones del derecho internacional humanitario y que incluye el asesinato de 17 trabajadores humanitarios de Acción contra el Hambre en Muttur, el norte de Sri Lanka, en 2006

Madrid, 25 de marzo de 2014

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17 humanitaires assassinés: il faut mettre un terme à l'impunité

MEURTRE DE 17 TRAVAILLEURS HUMANITAIRES : LA COMMUNAUTÉ INTERNATIONALE DOIT METTRE FIN À L’IMPUNITÉ

Action contre la Faim interpelle les membres du Conseil des droits de l'homme des Nations unies, réunis pour la 25ème session qui se tient jusqu’au 28 mars : ils doivent mettre fin à l'impunité qui règne au Sri Lanka en votant une résolution permettant l'ouverture d'une enquête internationale indépendante sur l’assassinat de 17 travailleurs humanitaires à Muttur en 2006.

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South Asia Regional Delegation - Development Operational Report Q 1 and 2, 2013 (MAA52001)

  1. Executive Summary

Key Accomplishments:

The South Asia regional delegation (SARD) continues its technical advisory support with significant progress made in strengthening the tools and procedures of the respective National Societies in the region.

During the first and second quarter,

  • Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) developed the community-based disaster preparedness training manual.

  • ARCS developed information, education and communication (IEC) materials for disaster preparedness and risk reduction.

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No Justice in Aid Worker Massacre

(New York) – The Sri Lankan government has made no real progress in holding accountable those responsible for the execution style slaying of 17 aid workers seven years ago despite renewed international calls for action.

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Muttur : Sept ans plus tard, un crime toujours impuni

Le 4 août 2006, 17 employés d'ACF étaient assassinés dans les locaux de l'ONG au Nord-Est du Sri Lanka. Le massacre de Muttur reste à ce jour le crime le plus grave perpétré contre des travailleurs humanitaires. Depuis sept ans, Action contre la Faim se bat afin qu'une enquête internationale et indépendante soit ouverte, pour que la lumière soit enfin faite sur les circonstances du massacre et pour que ce crime ne reste pas impuni.

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Un lion d'or a Cannes distingue « Justice for Muttur »

Lors de sa 60eme édition, le Festival International de la créativité, les « Cannes Lions », qui a réuni 12 000 professionnels de 90 pays sur la croisette, a récompensé le film d'Action contre la Faim et TBWA-Paris « Justice for Muttur ». Ce film est au centre d'une campagne de plaidoyer visant l'ouverture d'une enquête indépendante de l'ONU afin de faire toute la lumière sur le massacre de Muttur. Lors de sa diffusion fin 2012, il avait été vu plus de 700 000 fois.

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Sri Lanka’s assault on dissent

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Report exposes the government’s violent repression of dissent

The Sri Lankan government is intensifying its crackdown on critics through threats, harassment, imprisonment and violent attacks, Amnesty International said in a report released today.  

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Global emergency overview snapshot, 11-18 March 2013

The Global Overview is a weekly update that collates humanitarian information from a wide range of sources. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.