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Global emergency overview Snapshot 3–9 September

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Libya: Concern is growing for the increasing number of people affected by crisis since mid-July, as violence persists, rival governments are failing to assure basic services, and most humanitarian organisations have withdrawn.

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Global emergency overview snapshot 6 - 12 August

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The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Impacting lives through delivery of quality and cost effective prosthetic solutions

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CBM

CBM partners with University of Toronto and CoRSU to help children with disabilities.

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Uganda + 4 others
South Sudan Refugee Emergency Revised Regional Response Plan January – December 2014

Introduction

The situation of the IDPs in South Sudan and the refugees in the neighbouring countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda has changed, in some cases dramatically, since the first Regional Refugee Response Plan (Inter-Agency Appeal for the South Sudanese Refugee Emergency, Jan-Dec 2014).

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Kenya + 9 others
Kenya Comprehensive Refugee Programme

1. Executive Summary

Kenya has been providing protection and lifesaving assistance to refugees since the 1960s. During the 1990s major influxes were witnessed from Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia. While returns took place as the situation improved in places of origin for Sudanese to South Sudan and Ethiopians to Ethiopia, a significant number of refugees remained and continue to be hosted in Kenya. As well, 2011 saw an unprecedented influx of Somalis as a result of drought and insecurity in their homeland.

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Uganda: Kasese Floods DREF operation n° MDRUG033 Preliminary Final Report

Summary: CHF 300,794 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 17 May 2013 to support the Uganda Red Cross National Society (URCS) in delivering assistance to some 6,500 beneficiaries and replenish disaster preparedness stocks.

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The war-wounded and recovery in northern Uganda

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Tufts University

In 2012/13, SLRC implemented the first round of an original sub-regional panel survey in northern Uganda aimed to produce data on livelihoods, access to and experience of basic services, exposure to shocks and coping strategies, people’s perceptions of governance, and the impact of serious crimes committed during the Government of Uganda and Lord’s Resistance Army conflict on households’ livelihoods, access to services, exposure to crimes, and perceptions of governance.

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South Sudan + 3 others
Disaster Needs Analysis Update: South Sudan, Upper Nile, Unity and Jonglei, Conflict, May 2014

The purpose of the Disaster Needs Analysis is to inform decision-making and emergency response in South Sudan's Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile States.

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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16–23 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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World + 14 others
Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action

A new report highlights the challenges facing about 6.7 million people with disabilities who are forcibly displaced around the world due to persecution, conflict and human rights violations.

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Uganda + 2 others
Uganda Emergency Update Covering the southwest, midwest and northwest, 18 - 24 February 2014

A total of 72,311 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since 16 December. Most of them have been relocated to settlements where humanitarian partners concentrate on improving services.

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Mali + 17 others
U.S. African Development Foundation in 2013 - A Year in Review

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent Federal agency established to support African-designed and African-driven solutions that address grassroots economic and social problems in conflict and post-conflict communities. USADF provides grants of up to $250,000 directly to marginalized community groups and enterprises in Africa. These grants help organizations create and sustain jobs, improve income levels, and address social development needs.

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ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: South Sudan Conflict Response - SSD141

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ACT Alliance

Geneva, 06 January 2014

Dear Colleagues,

Heavy armed fighting broke out in Juba on 15 December 2013, with gunfire and shelling reported in several parts of the city. The cause of this conflict and the resulting ethnic clashes is said to be due to a power struggle between President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, and his ex-deputy Riek Machar, an ethnic Nuer.

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Uganda + 1 other
Act Alliance Appeal: Assistance to refugees arriving in Uganda from DRC Congo - UGA132 Revision 2

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ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$939,605

Balance Requested: US$ 280,732

Geneva, 03 January 2014

Dear Colleagues,

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Plan de Réponse Stratégique pour la République démocratique du Congo 2014

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A. Objectifs stratégiques

  1. Renforcer la protection de la population civile et améliorer l’accès aux vivres, aux biens et services de base dans les zones affectées par les violences et les conflits armés

  2. Contribuer à réduire la morbidité et la mortalité dues à la malnutrition aigüe dans les zones en crise nutritionnelle

  3. Contribuer à réduire la morbidité et la mortalité excessives au sein des populations touchées par les épidémies

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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World + 1 other
Featherstone: World must wake up to 'great neglect' of disability

Britain will spearhead a new drive to put disability at the forefront of the world's development efforts, UK international development Minister Lynne Featherstone has announced.

Speaking from Uganda after a fact-finding mission with UK Paralympic champion Ade Adepitan, Lynne Featherstone pledged that Britain will urge other countries and charities to join our efforts to get disability included in international poverty reduction targets.

Minister Lynne Featherstone said:

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Survivors bring crucial voice for victim’s rights and full implementation of mine ban treaty and convention on cluster munitions

Victims of landmines, cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war have been at the heart of campaign and advocacy efforts since the founding of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and subsequently, the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC). There are at least 25 ICBL-CMC national and local survivor networks whose members are strong national advocates for all aspects of the Mine Ban Treaty, the Convention on Cluster Munitions and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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RRMP - Evaluation multisectorielle à Nobili du 26 au 28 juillet 2013

  1. Résumé

2.1. Contexte

Sécurité :

La situation sécuritaire dans la zone Kamango reste volatile mais, elle est plus ou moins calme dans celle de Nobili. La zone est contrôlée par le 2ème bataillon du 801ème Régiment des FARDC basée à Mutwanga.

La présence des FARDC dans la zone rassure tant soit peu la population déplacée se trouvant à Nobili mais, celle-ci voudrait voir l’armée loyaliste progresser sur la ligne de front et faciliter leu retour dans leurs villages de provenance.

Accessibilité :

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Disability is not inability – refugee turns entrepreneur hours after fleeing

BUBUKWANGA TRANSIT CENTRE, Uganda, July 31 (UNHCR) – Adam Mugisho is not a man to sit idle. Days after he and tens of thousands of other civilians fled their native Democratic Republic of the Congo earlier this month, he had set up shop under a large tree just inside Uganda, repairing the cell phones and radios his fellow refugees brought with them.

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WFP Distributes Food For Karamoja Hunger Season

KAMPALA –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing relief food to help vulnerable households in the Karamoja region cope with the hardship of the hunger season, the period between planting in March/April and September/October when harvesting begins.