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Oxfam Annual Report & Accounts 2013/14

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Oxfam

Last year was highly challenging for Oxfam. We responded to 27 devastating emergencies, including a humanitarian crisis of staggering proportions in Syria, and supported the efforts of millions of hard-working people facing the injustice of poverty.

All that we do is only possible because of the contributions of our supporters, volunteers, activists, partners, staff, and the communities we work with around the world. Read our Annual Report to find out how we did it.

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11 Mitos sobre la Desnutrición en América Latina

Es un concepto erróneo frecuente considerar que el hambre y la desnutrición son la misma cosa. Es cierto que ambas están relacionadas, pero existen diferencias significativas entre las dos. Con la ayuda de la Alianza Mundial para Mejorar la Nutrición (GAIN, por sus siglas en inglés), esperamos poder romper con este concepto. Siga leyendo para conocer más sobre los 11 mitos más comunes al igual que datos sobre cómo el PMA está luchando contra la desnutrición en América Latina.

1. MITO: La desnutrición es lo mismo que el hambre.

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Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 july

The weekly 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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Strong Girls, Powerful Women: Program Planning and Design for Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Settings

In most countries, adolescent girls face disadvantages compared to their male peers in family roles, divisions of labor, and access to resources because they are female and young. Even before conflicts erupt or natural disasters occur, adolescent girls’ transition from childhood to adulthood is shaped by rigid expectations that have negative implications for their access to health services, schooling, and other life-shaping opportunities.

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Austria helps children in war zones

Vienna, 22 July 2014 – Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz made the commitment vis-à-vis EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva to dedicate 250,000 euros for humanitarian schooling projects to help children in war zones. One billion children currently live in areas where armed conflicts are part of everyday life; 300 million of them are younger than five years. They need help urgently.

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USAID announces new resources to prevent child, early, and forced marriage

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
USAID Press Office
+1.202.712.4320 | Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov |​​ Twitter: @USAIDPress

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New funding to protect millions of girls from child marriage

The UK is driving a major new global push to end child and forced marriage across the world, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today at the UK’s first Girl Summit. placeholder With the goal of ending child marriage in 12 of the most highly affected countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Britain is working with the UN to deliver a scheme to help 6 million girls worldwide escape child marriage.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly 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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Strategy for intensifying international efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilation for the period 2014–2017

‘Worldwide, around 125 million girls and women have been subjected to genital mutilation. The fight to eliminate female genital mutilation in Norway and internationally is a high priority for the Government. Norway has set the new and ambitious goal of eliminating this harmful practice in the course of one generation,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 9 - 15 July

The weekly 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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Le PAM et Goodeed s'allient pour lutter contre la faim

Le PAM et Goodeed, le nouveau site made in France qui révolutionne le don, ont signé un partenariat qui définit les contours d’une coopération axée sur la lutte contre l’insécurité alimentaire et l’accès à l’éducation pour tous.

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Protecting Education Personnel from Targeted Attack in Conflict-Affected Countries [EN/FR]

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The report highlights the devastating impact of violence against educators on the education system. Attacks deplete the teaching force, exacerbate teacher shortages, disrupt education and impact a country’s development.

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China's Foreign Aid

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Xinhua

BEIJING, July 10 (Xinhua) -- China's Information Office of the State Council issued a white paper on China's foreign aid on Thursday. Following is the full text:

China's Foreign Aid (2014)

Information Office of the State Council

The People's Republic of China

July 2014, Beijing

Preface

I. Developing Foreign Assistance Cause Steadily

II. Helping Improve People's Livelihood

III. Promoting Economic and Social Development

IV. Foreign Assistance under Regional Cooperation Mechanism

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 - 8 July

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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Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Small Scale Humanitarian Response to disasters (ECHO/DRF/BUD/2014/92000) Last update: 06/06/2014 Version: 2

AMOUNT: EUR 3 500 000

0. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Modification 1 (05/06/2014): As funds under this HIP have been completely allocated, an additional amount of EUR 500 000 has been added to enable response to new and urgent humanitarian needs, for instance caused by the forthcoming monsoon, typhoon and hurricane season.

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Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) EU Children of Peace(ECHO/CHD/BUD/2014/91000) Last update: 12/05/2014 Version 1

AMOUNT: EUR 6 475 000

  1. CONTEXT

Children are both particularly vulnerable and particularly exposed to conflicts, as they do not have resources of their own and often lack protection.

Conflicts affect girls and boys in many different ways. As adults, children can be killed or injured – in addition, they are more exposed to the effects of war and to war crimes.

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Millennium Development Goals Report

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United Nations

Momentum builds to achieve more Millennium Development Goals by end of 2015: UN report

With many MDG targets met and aid monies hitting record highs, other lagging targets need final push to seize on results and available solutions

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Irish Aid Annual Report 2013: Delivering real changes in the lives of some of the poorest people and communities in the world

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Irish Aid

Minister Costello highlights results at the launch of the Irish Aid Annual Report

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, TD, today launched the 2013 Irish Aid Annual Report, which sets out the results achieved by Ireland’s international development programme, Irish Aid.

Speaking at the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre on Dublin’s O’Connell Street, Minister Costello said:

“2013 was a significant year for Irish Aid and the Irish people can be proud of what their overseas development aid programme has achieved.

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Al-Rahma Int'l launches campaign to support educational projects in poor countries

KUWAIT, July 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Al-Rahma International Charity has launched a campaign to support educational projects in 42 countries that suffer from low levels of education.

The charity monitored international reports on the deterioration of educational levels in many countries as a result of social problems faced by these countries, most notably poverty, the charity's Assistant Secretary Fahad Al-Shemmeri said in a press statement.

The projects, to be implemented by the campaign, will be similar to what the charity did more than thirty years ago, Al-Shemmeri added.

Kuwait News Agency:

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The Howard G. Buffett Foundation Joins Shakira's Pies Descalzos Foundation And Activia To Provide School Meals To Children Through The World Food Programme

Los Angeles, CA - July 2, 2014 - Due to the overwhelming success of the campaign launched by Shakira and Activia, Howard G. Buffett, a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger since 2007, today announced a commitment by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation to provide additional funding to support WFP’s school meals program.