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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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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.

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Moldova MAAMD002 Annual Report 2012

Overview

In line with Strategy 2020 of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Moldova Red Cross Strategic Plan 2010-2015, the priority directions that the National Society established for 2012 were the following:

  • Disseminate humanitarian values and fundamental principles of the Movement.

  • Implement anti-trafficking programme, including promoting social cohesion and addressing discrimination and exclusion.

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World Bank Helps Moldova Mitigate Drought Consequences in Agriculture

Report
World Bank

WASHINGTON D.C., March 19, 2013 - The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$ 10 million credit to the Republic of Moldova for the Emergency Agriculture Support Project. The proposed credit would help finance the costs associated with alleviating the emergency in the country’s agriculture sector caused by the 2012 drought.

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Moldova: Drought DREF Operation update n°1 (MDRMD005)

Period covered by this update: 29th November 2012 to 12th March 2013.

Summary: CHF 171,996 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Red Cross Society of Moldova in delivering immediate assistance to some 5,800 beneficiaries (2,240 families). Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

In 2012, Moldova suffered the combined impacts of poor rainfall and extremely high temperatures that resulted in major losses in the national crop production.

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La OIM considera que para garantizar la migración segura de mujeres y niñas se requieren perspectivas diversas e innovadoras

GINEBRA, 8 DE MARZO DE 2013 - En este mundo cada vez más móvil e interconectado, la migración se ha convertido en una parte integrante de las vidas de más de 100 millones de mujeres1. En distintas etapas de sus vidas, una creciente proporción de estas mujeres abandona su entorno familiar para realizar estudios, trabajar, casarse, reunirse con familiares o huir de una situación peligrosa.

International Organization for Migration:

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Pour garantir la sécurité des femmes et des filles migrantes, des approches variées et novatrices sont nécessaires, déclare l’OIM

GENEVE, 8 MARS 2013 - Dans le monde d’aujourd’hui, caractérisé par une mobilité et une interconnexion croissantes, la migration fait partie intégrante du quotidien de plus de 100 millions de femmes1 . A différentes étapes de leur vie, les femmes sont de plus en plus nombreuses à partir pour étudier, travailler, se marier, retrouver leur famille ou fuir une situation dangereuse.

International Organization for Migration:

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Diverse, innovative approaches are needed to ensure safe migration for women and girls, says IOM

Geneva, March 8th, 2013 - In today’s increasingly mobile and interconnected world, migration has become an integral part of the lives of over 100 million women1. At different stages of their lives, a growing proportion of these women leave their familiar surroundings to study, work, marry, reunite with their families or flee a dangerous situation.

International Organization for Migration:

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