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01 Aug 2015 description

Year of Establishment

The Turkey Humanitarian Pooled Fund (HPF) is a multi-donor country based pooled fund established in 2014 following UN Security Resolutions 2139 and 2165. The HPF supports projects and activities in line with priorities and objectives of the Strategic Response Plan (SRP). It aims to provide flexible and timely resources to partners thereby expanding the delivery of humanitarian assistance, increasing humanitarian access, and strengthening partnerships.

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01 Aug 2015 description

UN Security Council Resolution 2139

On 22 February 2014, the Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2139 which, among other aspects demands that all parties allow rapid, safe and unhindered access by UN humanitarian agencies and their implementing partners to people in need. Humanitarian assistance is to be delivered by the most direct route whether across borders or across conflict lines.

01 Aug 2015 description

UN Security Council Resolution 2165/2191

Through the unanimous adoption of resolution 2191 (2014), the UN Security Council decided that United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners could continue until 10 January 2016 with notification to the Syrian authorities, to use the border crossings at Bab al-Salam, Bab al-Hawa, Al Yarubiyah and Al-Ramtha in addition to those already in use as originally authorized by resolution 2165 (2014). It also renewed the mandate of the Monitoring Mechanism created by that resolution in order to ensure compliance.

28 Jul 2015 description

Mr. President,

Distinguished members of the Security Council,

With much regret, my inaugural statement to the Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria continues where my predecessor left off, chronicling yet another month of grim statistics to convey the horrors of a brutal conflict and the immense suffering of beleaguered civilians, particularly women, children, the elderly and those living with disabilities.

28 Jul 2015 description
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(Baghdad, 28 July 2015): The Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, Ms. Lise Grande today welcomed a contribution of US$10 million from the Government of Japan for life-saving and stabilisation activities in Iraq. “We are so grateful for this contribution. Just yesterday, we announced that humanitarian organizations have been forced to close 184 frontline health facilities. Japan's generosity will help us to keep many programmes open for the next several months", Ms. Grande said.

15 Jul 2015 description
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Highlights:

• LCRP mid-year review to be launched

• WFP halves food assistance amidst severe funding shortfall

• Number of Lebanese returnees increase by 30 per cent compared to 2013

• UNRWA suspends cash for housing; food assistance at risk

• REACH assessment reveals vulnerable communities’ priorities

• Multi-sectoral support enhances municipal services and response

• HC endorses 25 protection and innovative projects amounting to $3.7M