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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 17 December – 07 January

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 10 – 17 December

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 03 – 10 December

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 26 November – 3 December

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 19 – 26 November

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 12 – 19 November

Viet Nam has been affected by both Cyclone Podul and Typhoon Haiyan over the past ten days. At least 41 people have been killed in rains triggered by Podul, adding to the 14 people killed during Haiyan.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 5 – 12 November

Snapshot 5 – 12 November

In Syria, the opposition agreed to participate in international peace talks in Geneva under the condition that President al-Assad is excluded from any transitional government, which constitutes a major obstacle to the initiation of the process as the Government stated it will not enter discussion if this demand is upheld. The peace dialogue has been repeatedly postponed and will not go ahead as planned in November. To date, the overall number of Syrian refugees is over 2.2 million and the number of people in need in the country stands at 9.3 million.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 29 October – 5 November

Snapshot 29 October – 5 November

In Syria, the opposition remains divided over their participation to proposed peace talks in Geneva, with a decision being expected by 9 November. In Damascus, the Government repeated that it will not enter discussions if President al-Assad is forced to resign. While the overall number of Syrian refugees went over 2.2 million, revised estimates indicated that the number of people in need in Syria has increased from 6.8 million in April to 9.3 million in late October. An estimated 6.5 million are internally displaced.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 22 - 29 October

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Lives on the line: An Agenda for Ending Preventable Child Deaths

Free health care for pregnant women and children, nutrition programmes and a drive for universal access to basic quality healthcare help put Niger at top position of Save the Children index.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 08 – 15 October

Snapshot 08 – 15 October

In Syria, heavy fighting is ongoing in Rural Damascus, Dar’a, Aleppo, Idleb and Homs, with government forces making gains in Rural Damascus while the opposition has won ground in Dar’a. Despite the call of al-Qaeda’s leader for opposition fighters to unite, inter-group fighting has escalated in Aleppo over control for neighbourhoods. Meanwhile, the Syrian National Council announced that it did not intend to participate in the proposed Geneva II peace talks.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 30 September – 08 October

As of 8 October, almost 3 million people living across 30 of Thailand’s 77 provinces were affected by floods caused by heavier than usual monsoon rains.

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Red Cross Red Crescent Magazine Issue 2 - 2013: Wiping polio off the face of the planet

The world has a unique chance to eradicate polio. With billions of dollars of support and coordinated efforts by governments and international health organizations, it could be the biggest public health victory since the eradication of smallpox. Also in this issue: Fundamental Principles, humanity first; Conflict in northern Mali, shifting sands; Refugees, unexpected guests.

See online edition and previous issues.

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CIDA Learns: Lessons from Evaluations 2012

About this report

Lessons drawn from evaluations can improve understanding of what constitutes good development, and what works and what does not, for both CIDA staff and partners who design and implement international development projects. Incorporating these lessons into our operations will also give Canadian taxpayers better value for their tax dollars.

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Sahel Crisis 2013: Funding Status as of 31 May 2013

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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The Market Monitor - Trends of staple food prices in vulnerable countries, Issue 19 - April 2013

Global Highlights

• The global cereal price index increased by 8.8% on a year-on-year basis in the January-March 2013 quarter.This increase is driven by increases in real prices of maize and wheat (+8% and +13%, respectively).

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Sharing this earth: on common ground - Annual Report 2012

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The Caritas Annual Report shows our work in 2012 through five strategic priorities identified during the year: addressing poverty at home and abroad, responding to emergencies, upholding the dignity and rights of indigenous peoples, promoting environmental justice, and connecting effectively with our Catholic community.

Public donations topped $3 million last year, including a record Lent total of more than $900,000. We are grateful for the government’s New Zealand Aid Programme which contributed almost $1 million towards Caritas development and relief programmes.

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Rapport Annuel 2012

Introduction

TSF en 2012

Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) est la première ONG mondiale spécialisée en télé- communications d'urgence. Depuis 1998, TSF assiste les populations vulnérables du monde entier à travers trois champs d'actions :

Réponse à l'urgence

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Global Food Security Update - Issue 9, February 2013

In focus

• Recent or ongoing harvests are generally contributing to greater food security in most parts of East Africa, West Africa, Central America and Asia while food insecurity levels are reaching their annual peak in Southern Africa.