26 March 2015 – Noting Saudi Arabia’s announcement that, at the request of the Government of Yemen, it has begun military operations in the Gulf nation, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on all parties to ensure the protection of civilians and emphasized that despite escalation, negotiations remain the only option for ultimately resolving the crisis.
The Saudi National Campaign to Support Syrian Brothers funded medical centers in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan treats 2,629 Syrian patients per week, Medical Director of the Saudi Specialized Clinics Dr. Muhammad Ismail Zoubi said today.
Saudi National Campaign to Support Brothers in Syria continued providing bread for the Syrian displaced people in Aleppo and Idlib through mobile bakeries. Since the program began about two years ago to now, over 60,000 loaves of bread have been distributed daily to nearly 4,000 Syrian families for a total of some 33 million loaves at a cost about $544,000.
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UNRWA opened the newly reconstructed Health Centre in Rafah on 11 March. The 7,000 square metre health clinic was improved with funding from the Gulf Cooperation Council through the Islamic Development Bank. It will serve 135,000 refugees and last year carried out 335,000 medical consultations. “Access to quality health care remains a hallmark of the right of all people to live in dignity,” said Mr Robert Turner, the Director of UNRWA operations in Gaza, at the opening ceremony.
This report provides a UK perspective on the global human rights situation during 2014, and examples of what the government is doing to promote human rights and democratic values overseas. It reviews the situation in specific countries and against the thematic priorities around which our work is organised.
One of the most striking trends of 2014 was the pressure put by governments on civil society organisations in many parts of the world, damaging human rights and the economic interests of those same countries.
1 Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 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.
No one could have predicted the challenges brought on by the massive displacement as a result of the most recent crisis in Iraq. In 2014, more than 2 million Iraqis fled horrific violence and armed conflict. Most of these families escaped with just their lives and the clothing they were wearing and found themselves in need of everything: shelter, basic services, food, livelihoods, etc.
A total of 9,503 families received shelter assistance packages today, Tuesday 3 February, after the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia generously repurposed US$ 13.5 million initially pledged to UNRWA for reconstruction in the Gaza Strip. The Kingdom, through the Saudi Fund for Development, responded with flexibility, allowing the funds to be used to support the self-help repair assistance that UNRWA was last week forced to suspend due to lack of money. UNRWA disbursed the repurposed donation as soon as the funds became available.
Situation Générale en janvier 2015 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-mars 2015
The year opened with a worsening of the ongoing conflicts in Yemen, Nigeria and Ukraine, each with potentially major regional implications. Violence escalated in Sudan, as well as in Lebanon's Tripoli and along its southern border with Israel, and a deadly clash between police and militants in the southern Philippines threatened to derail the peace process there. In South Asia, both Bangladesh and Nepal saw political tensions intensify.
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.
Saudi National Campaign to Support the Brothers in Syria yesterday distributed the 32nd shipment of winter relief supplies to 1,000 Syrian refugee families in Sir Al-Dhinyah area in northern Lebanon. Walid Al-Jalal, director of the campaign in Lebanon, said that the campaign has distributed 48,000 winter items, including blankets, and children’s winter clothes, to 1,000 families.
In response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation and suffering in Syria due to the winter storms are sweeping through Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, and in line with directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior and General Supervisor of the Saudi National Campaign to Support the Brothers in Syria, has directed the establishment of an urgent land relief bridge to transfer in-kind donations which were donated by Saudi citizens to Syrian refugees inside Syria and in neighboring countries.
The Saudi National Campaign to Support the Brothers in Syria has dispatched its 18th convoy of urgent winter relief materials to Daraa Governorate in southwestern Syria, north of the border with Jordan.
A shipment of 30 tons of Saudi medical supplies for the Gaza Strip arrived in at Rafah Port today. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Egyptian Red Crescent Society in Sinai, Maj. Gen. Jaber Al-Arabi, said that his group is coordinating with the Palestinian Red Crescent to distribute the Saudi aid to hospitals and medical centers in Gaza Strip.