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GIEWS Country Brief: Republic of Moldova 07-August-2014

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2014 is expected to be close to last year’s bumper level

  • Wheat imports in 2013/14 (July/June) decreased significantly

  • Prices of cereal products remained generally stable in July, while those of potatoes declined but were still at high levels

The 2014 cereal production expected to be near last year’s bumper output

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CrisisWatch N°132 - 1 August 2014

Increasing Israeli-Palestinian tensions culminated in Israel launching "Operation Protective Edge" in Gaza in early July (see our latest report and commentary). The assault, which started as an aerial campaign and was later extended to include ground operations, reportedly killed more than 1,400 Palestinians throughout the month while 64 Israelis were killed in clashes inside the Gaza Strip and by Hamas rocket fire. Several attempts at reaching a ceasefire agreement failed in July.

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Ukraine UNHCR external update on the situation of displaced persons, 10 July 2014

IDPs from eastern Ukraine report that they have left home due to security concerns. Cases of extortion and harassment are also being reported, as well as risks of being caught in crossfire.

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Additional NOK 166 million for humanitarian assistance

‘The need for humanitarian assistance is greater in 2014 than ever before. In the revised national budget, the Government proposes an increase of NOK 166 million in allocations for this purpose. This will enable us to provide more emergency aid for South Sudan, Syria and other crisis areas,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Moldova Annual Report 2013 (MAAMD002)

Overview

In line with Strategy 2020 of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Moldova Red Cross Society`s Strategic Plan for the years 2010-2015, the priority directions that the National Society established for 2013 were the following.

  • Promotion of the humanitarian values and fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement;

  • Preparedness for, and response to, natural disasters;

  • Prevention of violence against children;

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Peoples under Threat 2014

According to the report Peoples under Threat, in countries at the very top of the list - including DR Congo, South Sudan and CAR - mass killing is already ongoing.

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GIEWS Country Brief: Republic of Moldova 10-April-2014

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Early forecast of winter crops for cereal production in 2014 is largely favourable

  • Cereal production in 2013 recovered after drought induced reduction in 2012

  • Although wheat flour prices increased slightly, the worst impact of the drought is on rural farmers

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Moldovan to receive human rights award

Ilie Coada of Moldova is the 2014 recipient of the Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award.

The award is given each year by the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) to an individual who has made significant and effective contribution to secure, protect, restore or preserve human rights.

The announcement was made during a meeting of the BWA Executive Committee in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in the United States on March 4. Award presentation will be at the next meeting of the BWA General Council in Izmir, Turkey, in July.

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Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia – Disaster Risk Reduction Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2013

OVERVIEW

 Natural hazards, such as earthquakes, droughts, floods, wildfires, and extreme winter weather, affect a range of countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA) 2. In addition, rapid urban growth and environmental degradation in some countries have led to overcrowding and settlement in hazard-prone areas. Protracted conflict and limited governmental disaster management capacity in many EMCA countries compound the risks associated with natural disasters.

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Humanitarian Assistance in Review Europe, The Middle East, and Central Asia | Fiscal year (FY) 2004 – 2013

Natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, as well as ongoing complex emergencies and limited government capacity in the region, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2004 and FY 2013, 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.

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Moldova Consolidated Operational Plan 2014

  1. Executive summary

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is supporting the Moldova Red Cross (MRC) Society to strengthen its organizational and operational capacity for carrying out effective assistance and offering services to improve the situation of the most vulnerable people in the Republic of Moldova.

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Anuario de Procesos de Paz 2013

En esta octava edición del Anuario de Procesos de Paz se analizan los conflictos en los que se llevan a cabo negociaciones para llegar a un acuerdo de paz, con independencia de que estas negociaciones estén formalizadas, se encuentren en fase exploratoria, transcurran satisfactoriamente o, por el contrario, se encuentren estancadas o en plena crisis. También se analizan algunos casos donde las negociaciones o exploraciones son parciales, es decir, que no abarcan la totalidad de los grupos armados presentes en un país (caso de la India, por ejemplo).

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Fact sheet: Solutions for Syrian refugees

UNHCR has been working closely with states to provide resettlement or humanitarian admission as part of the broader protection response to refugees who have fled from Syria to neighbouring countries. These interventions are critical for refugees who are in urgent need of protection.

They are above all an expression of solidarity with countries in the region currently hosting more than two million Syrian refugees.

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Moldova: Location Map (2013)

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Moldova: Long Term Planning Framework, 2012-2015 - Revision n°1

  1. Who are we?

Established as part of Europe Zone structure, Country Representation in Moldova provides comprehensive technical and programme support to strengthen national Red Cross capacities in terms of increasing their role in the civil society to effectively address local vulnerabilities and to meet the humanitarian challenges facing Moldova today.

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Moldova Consolidated Development Operational Report January - June 2013 MAAMD002

1. Executive summary

During the first six months of 2013, in line with the Long Term Planning Framework (LTPF) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for the years 2012-2015 and depending on available funding, the Moldova Red Cross Society was active in the following fields:

  • Preparedness and response to natural disasters;

  • Promotion of the Fundamental Principles and humanitarian values;

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Moldova: Drought DREF operation n° MDRMD005 Final Report

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of unearmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation’s disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

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Yearbook on Peace Processes 2013

2012 proves to have been the most successful in recent times as far as the opening of negotiations and peace processes. 46.3% of the 54 analyzed negotiations were resolved favorably.