Situation Générale en février 2017
Prévision jusqu'à’mi-avril 2017
As part of their continuous efforts to support the Palestinian people, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an amendment to the memorandum of understanding, which was signed in March 2016. This new contribution adds an additional amount of USD 17,091,744 from the Saudi Fund for Development. The generous donation will cover house rehabilitation works in the Gaza Strip. Director of UNRWA Operations, Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, and UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator Mr.
Children in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region1 have witnessed remarkable progress in development during the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) era. Starting from comparatively advanced levels, many countries made further progress in implementation of their children’s rights agenda since the beginning of the 21st century. However, progress has been uneven – among countries as well as within countries.
Political instability, war, and dry weather has pushed food production systems to the breaking point in several countries in the Greater Horn of Africa.
In 2016, the Surge Capacity Section (SCS) managed 144 deployments to 32 countries.
Government of Japan
The Government of Japan has generously provided US$ 3 million to support the work of WHO in Iraq. This contribution directly supports life-saving primary and secondary health care services in Duhok and the plains of Ninewa, where more than 600 000 people live, as well as the prevention, early detection and containment of outbreaks in 11 governorates.
King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre
An analysis based on actual persons registered in the UNHCR refugee database (proGres)
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
Phasing out of wheat production completed in 2016
Cereal import requirements forecast to decline in 2016/17
Cash transfer programme to compensate cuts in universal subsidies to be implemented in 2017
Wheat production phased out in 2016
Al-Bayda attack on Al-Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula killed at least nine children
(Washington, DC) – The US government should credibly investigate the raid on Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in central Yemen in late January 2017, that killed at least 14 civilians, including nine children, and make its findings public, Human Rights Watch said today.