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18 Nov 2015 description

BADIL Resource Center for Residency and Refugee Rights (BADIL) has published the Survey of Palestinian Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons since 2002. This edition of the Survey of Palestinian Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (Volume VIII) focuses on Palestinian refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the period between 2013 and 2015. Unless stated otherwise, statistical data and estimates of the size of this population have been updated in accordance with figures from the end of 2014.

15 Nov 2015 description
report Kuwait News Agency

DOHA, Nov 15 (KUNA) -- Qatar announced on Monday that two aircraft loaded with new batch of aid left Doha for Yemen to help alleviate suffering of the Yemeni people.

The aid inculdes relief materials, medical supplies, medicines and food, the Qatari News Agency (QNA) reported.

This brings Qatar's total relief aid to Yemen up to 356 tons of aid sent through 11 flights, it added. (end) nnd.mmb.hs

12 Oct 2015 description

Funded by Qatar Development Fund

Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) relief staff working in Yemen are going on with their relentless efforts to help the affected by the recent escalated violence across the country.

A new contract was signed with the Thawra Public Hospital in Taiz to open a surgical emergency center, as part of the quick intervention project, with funding from Qatar Development Fund (QVN).

14 Sep 2015 description

DOHA – The Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Qatar Development Fund and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding providing US$1 million to address the food crisis arising from the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan, which has led to the deterioration of the humanitarian and health situations, widespread population displacement and disruption of livelihoods since fighting erupted in December 2013.

08 Sep 2015 description

Educate A Child (EAC) is a global initiative launched by Qatar’s Education Above All Foundation. The programme aims to significantly reduce the number of children worldwide who are denied their right to education. Since December 2013, UNRWA and EAC have worked together to find innovative ways to bring education to all Palestine refugee children affected by the conflict in Syria.

07 Sep 2015 description

Doha, Qatar | AFP | Monday 9/7/2015 - 14:17 GMT | 276 words

Qatar hit out Monday at countries for unfulfilled aid pledges to conflict-hit Darfur, as Doha announced it will spend about $70 million this year building 10 villages in the Sudanese region.

Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud told reporters following a Darfur donors' meeting in the Qatari capital that he was "not completely satisfied" with aid levels and would look for new donors.

07 Sep 2015 description

Amman, Jordan | AFP | Monday 9/7/2015 - 04:06 GMT

As hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees languish in camps or risk their lives to reach Europe, questions are being asked about why wealthy Gulf states have accepted so few.

By the end of August, more than four million Syrians had fled their country but very few if any refugees have been officially accepted by the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

28 May 2015 description

Doha, Qatar | AFP | Thursday 5/28/2015 - 14:25 GMT

Gas-rich Qatar pledged $50 million on Thursday to help Indonesia shelter Muslim Rohingya migrants from Myanmar, the official QNA news agency reported.

Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand have all prevented vessels overloaded with starving migrants from Bangladesh and from Myanmar's ethnic Rohingya minority from landing on their shores.

21 May 2015 description

ROME and DOHA – Qatar Charity, Qatar’s largest NGO, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have signed a partnership agreement that will allow Qatar-based companies and individuals to support WFP in building a world with zero hunger.

WFP is recognized as a global leader in the area of corporate partnerships with a history of helping companies express their corporate social responsibility through initiatives that benefit communities in need and achieve a measurable, positive impact.

19 May 2015 description
report GAVI Alliance

Funding will help Vaccine Alliance protect millions of children from infectious disease

DOHA, 14 May 2015 – The Qatar Development Fund and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance signed today a landmark Contribution Agreement, under which the State of Qatar agreed to make a multi-year financial pledge to help immunise children in the world’s poorest countries against vaccine-preventable diseases.

07 May 2015 description
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1 Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 1.03 billion. The largest recipient wasSyria, with US$ 465 million, followed by Iraq with US$ 88.6 million. Yemen recently launched a Flash Appeal requesting $273.7 million. In total, the appeals and SRPs are 17.4% funded with a 82.6% shortfall.

04 May 2015 description
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General Situation during April 2015
Forecast until mid-June 2015

31 Mar 2015 description

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.

16 Mar 2015 description

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.

10 Mar 2015 description

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.

10 Mar 2015 description

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.

10 Mar 2015 description
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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%).

04 Mar 2015 description

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.