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03 Dec 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
10.2 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements
24.5 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

24 Nov 2016 description

A policy called “isolation” by residents of post-Soviet conflict regions – Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which have sought to secede from Georgia, and the Nagorno-Karabakh region at the heart of the dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia – severely restricts their links with the world and contributes to a sense of living under siege, sometimes for over two decades. A tendency toward isolating populations is in place also in eastern Ukraine for separatist Donetsk and Lugansk. Transnistria, the breakaway region of Moldova, has more trade and travel ties but development has not followed.

22 Nov 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

76 per cent
of people crossing the line of contact are concerned about long queues at checkpoints

36 per cent
of people crossing the line of contact are concerned shelling

38 per cent
Travel to visit relatives

32 per cent
are concerned about difficult conditions while queuing at checkpoints

20 per cent
of people travelling by car were unable to cross due to long queues

14 Nov 2016 description
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KEY FIGURES

78 per cent
of people crossing the line of contact are concerned about long queues at checkpoints

27 per cent
of people crossing the line of contact are concerned shelling

39 per cent
Travel to visit relatives

18 per cent
are concerned about difficult conditions while queuing at checkpoints

5 per cent
of people travelling by car were unable to cross due to long queues

09 Nov 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
9.8 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements
25.0 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

02 Nov 2016 description
  • 34.8 M required for 2016

  • 9.8 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements

  • 25.0 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

18 Oct 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
9.8 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements
25.0 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

12 Oct 2016 description

Protracted complex emergencies and natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided assistance in response to a range of disasters, including floods, wildfires, winter emergencies, and complex crises.

28 Sep 2016 description
report World Vision
  • The Index uses specific child protection articles from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and principles from a “systems approach” to child protection as the common foundation
  • The first pilot project covered 9 countries from South East Europe and South Caucasus
  • The Index framework consists of four sections of indicators: child vulnerability, governance environment, UNCRC child protection issues, and social work.
08 Sep 2016 description

There has been a recent increase in efforts to integrate sexual and reproductive health into emergency and disaster risk management for health have yielded many lessons. These efforts take a non-linear path based on opportunities, honest reflection and iterative processes. Further, where response capacity is overwhelmed in spite of preparedness efforts, adaptability and flexibility are essential to continuous improvement.

01 Sep 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
9.4 M contributions received, representing 27% of requirements
25.3 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

23 Aug 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
9.4 M contributions received, representing 27% of requirements
25.3 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

25 Jul 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016
6.7 M contributions received, representing 19% of requirements
28.1 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

07 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

As a result of the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine thousands of people were forced to leave their homes in Ukraine. The number of displaced people continues to increase. By 04 July, 2016, the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine (MoSP) had registered 1,790,267 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine and 3.1 million people are in need of some form of humanitarian assistance. As of 20th June 2016, the UNHCR reported 1,389,452 Ukrainians are seeking – or already received – asylum or refuge in other countries. Out of these – 1,092,212 are in Russia and 139,143 in Belarus.

01 Jul 2016 description

Global Overview – Trends and Outlook

30 Jun 2016 description

34.8 M required for 2016 6.7 M contributions received, representing 19% of requirements
28.1 M funding gap for the Ukraine Situation

21 Jun 2016 description
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Annual Report: relief aid tripled in 2015

In 2015, Dorcas helped 373,375 people in emergency situations, which is more than three times as many people as last year. Many of these people were displaced because of the earthquake in Nepal, others were refugees from Syria and Iraq and there were many who fled because of the turmoil in eastern Ukraine. You can read all the details in our recently released annual report. Dorcas is thankful for all the donations and funds that made all of this possible.

02 May 2016 description

The month saw fighting escalate again in Syria and Afghanistan, and erupt in Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenian-backed separatists and Azerbaijani forces. In Bangladesh, election violence and killings by extremist groups showed how new heights of government-opposition rivalry and state repression have benefitted violent political party wings and extremist groups alike. Political tensions intensified in Iraq and Macedonia, and security forces severely supressed opposition protests in the Republic of Congo and Gambia.