Kuwait City, Kuwait | | Tuesday 3/31/2015 - 17:55 GMT
by Omar Hasan
International donors pledged $3.8 billion on Tuesday to help alleviate war-torn Syria's humanitarian crisis, which Kuwait's emir warned was the worst in "modern history".
UN chief Ban Ki-moon told participants at the meeting in Kuwait that four out of five people in Syria were living in "poverty, misery and deprivation".
"The Syrian people are victims of the worst humanitarian crisis of our time," he said.
By Nawwaf Al-Deqbasi
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) Office in Turkey has resumed the implementation of the winter relief program for the Syrian refugees in Turkey, launched in the last winter in response to the high instructions of H.E. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, the Emir of Qatar, to provide urgent winter assistance to Syrian refugees.
Gaza City, Palestinian Territories | | Tuesday 3/10/2015 - 15:02 GMT |
Qatar on Tuesday launched a project to build 1,000 homes in the Gaza Strip to house Palestinians displaced by last summer's war between Hamas and Israel.
The Gulf state, which hosts the exiled leadership of Gaza's Islamist rulers, was the largest single donor at an October conference in Cairo to raise funds to help rebuild the blockaded territory.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has received a QR 400,000 donation from the General Directorate of Endowments (AWQAF), the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, as a contribution to its relief efforts to help the displaced Syrians inside Syria survive the severe weather, which weighed negatively on their distressed lives amid homelessness and deprivation of basic needs throughout the four years of Syrian crisis.
1 Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 2.1 billion. The largest recipient was Syria, with US$ 1.08 billion, followed by Iraq with US$ 851.6 million. In total, the appeals and SRPs are 32.9% funded with a 67.1% shortfall.
2 The Syrian Humanitarian Response Plan (SHARP) and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) jointly requested US$ 6.79 billion. The total amount received is US$ 1.18 billion (17.3%), which leaves a total shortfall of US$ 5.62 billion (82.7%).
Situation Générale en février 2015 Prévision jusqu'à ’mi-avril 2015
La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée préoccupante en février le long de la cote de la mer Rouge, au Soudan et en Érythrée, où des opérations de lutte ont été réalisées contre un grand nombre de bandes larvaires, groupes d’ailes et essaims.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has recently opened the health center of the Kafr Nima town, the West Bank, after renovation, expansion, and equipment in cooperation with the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), with $264,933 (QR 964,433) funding from the State of Qatar, represented in the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs.
General Situation during January 2015 Forecast until mid-March 2015
Support puts Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance on the path to immunise a further 300 million children and save up to 6 million more lives
Berlin, 27 January 2015 – Hundreds of millions of children living in the world’s poorest countries will receive life-saving vaccines as a result of record-breaking financial commitments made today at the Gavi Pledging Conference, hosted in Berlin by German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.
ROME – Following an unprecedented social media campaign, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today the tally of contributions by government donors towards the reinstatement of food assistance to nearly 1.7 million Syrian refugees.
Thanks to substantial support from government partners in donor countries, a total of US$88.4 million has been raised to date. As this exceeds the goal of US$64 million required to fund the refugee programme in December, it allows WFP to cover some of the refugees’ food needs in January.
Khartoum, 04 November 2014. During the joint visit to Doha of African Union-United Nations Acting Joint Special Representative (JSR) and Joint Chief Mediator a.i. for Darfur, Mr. Abiodun Bashua and Ali Al-Za’tari, UN Resident Coordinator/ Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sudan, the Qatar Development Fund (QVN) signed a USD 1.7 million grant agreement to finance the Darfur Internal Dialogue Consultations, led by the United Nations African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).
General Situation during November 2014 Forecast until January 2015
| Overview |
The massive displacement of people from and inside the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) as a consequence of the unrelenting conflict in that country has dominated concerns regionally and internationally, threatening the social, political and economic balance of the neighbouring countries hosting Syrian refugees. Despite the lack of prospects for a short-term resolution of the situation, Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon have demonstrated great generosity in welcoming the Syrian refugees and assisting them.
Khartoum, Nov. 19 (SUNA)- The Undersecretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abdallah Hamad Al Azraq, has stated that one of the main motives for which the village of Thabit, north Darfur, was picked up by circles hostile to the Sudan as a scene of alleged mass rapes was because the area has witnessed implementation of a number of service and rehabilitation programmes including support for productive families, assistance for agricultural societies and other social cohesion programmes.
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Doha, 04 November 2014 — The African Union-United Nations Acting Joint Special Representative (JSR) and Joint Chief Mediator a.i. for Darfur, Mr. Abiodun Bashua, today held a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) of Qatar, H.E. Ahmed bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud, in Doha.
During the meeting, the Acting JSR briefed the DPM on the status of implementation of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur, the overall security situation in Darfur, as well as on the ongoing efforts to facilitate negotiations between the Government of Sudan and the Darfur armed movements.
GAZA, Nov 4 (KUNA) -- Qatar pledged to pay for the price of fuel to Gaza Strip's lone power station, the office of former Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya and Deputy President of Hamas political bureau, said Tuesday.
The pledge came during a telephone conversation between Qatari Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Thani and Haniya.
Qatar Charity will hold the first international humanitarian forum in support of Palestine, unprecedented among humanitarian organizations in Qatar. The forum will take place from 29 to 31 October 2014 in Doha, under the slogan ‘Palestine, we are all with you’ and will involve the participation of a number of international, regional and local organizations and institutions.