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21 Jun 2011 description
report World Bank
Press Release No:2011/559/EXT Zoellick says stepped up action by G-20 needed to protect the poorest WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 - The World Bank Group today announced a new risk management product to provide up to an initial $4 billion in protection from volatile food prices for farmers, food...
21 Jun 2011 description
report IRIN
BRAZZAVILLE, 21 June 2011 (IRIN) - At least 32 people have died and 800 others have been infected following an outbreak of measles in the southern Pointe Noire and Kouilou regions of the Republic of Congo, say health officials. "The total of 32 deaths and 800 cases of measles has not...
21 Jun 2011 description
report ALNAP
Background ALNAP has done more work on evaluations of humanitarian action (EHAs) during the past few years than at any other time in its history. This has included research on evaluation utilisation, joint evaluations, a pilot guide on real-time evaluations, a meeting and study on impact...
21 Jun 2011 description
Damascus/Geneva (ICRC) – The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jakob Kellenberger, has concluded talks with Prime Minister Adel Safar and Foreign Minister Walid Muallem in Damascus. The president insisted on the ICRC being granted unrestricted access to areas and...
20 Jun 2011 description
report UN Security Council
Summary The present report was prepared pursuant to Security Council resolutions 1612 (2005) and 1882 (2009). It is the first report on the situation of children and armed conflict in Iraq to be presented to the Security Council and its Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict. It covers the...
20 Jun 2011 description
report IRIN
BUKIRINGI, ORIENTALE PROVINCE, 20 June 2011 (IRIN) - Bandits, militias, and alleged abuses by the army are causing access problems for aid workers trying to help large concentrations of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the territory of Irumu, part of the Ituri region in northwestern Democratic...
20 Jun 2011 description
Résumé Au delà de ses impacts humanitaires immédiats, la crise postélectorale ivoirienne a également affecté le fonctionnement des marchés et les capacités d’accès alimentaire des ménages. La présente étude propose une analyse du phénomène, dans l’objectif de contribuer aux...
20 Jun 2011 description
report ActionAid
New Food Crisis “One Bad Harvest Away” Actionaid Warns G20 Prices have doubled; Agriculture Chiefs must act on biofuel targets & food reserves now (Paris, June 20, 2011) Anti-hunger group ActionAid today warned G20 ministers that the world is one bad harvest from a recurrence of the 2008...
20 Jun 2011 description
Table of Contents Preface Map of DPRK Section A: Funding needs: The humanitarian context of DPRK Section B: Thematic analysis of the humanitarian situation in the DPRK Section C: Operating conditions in the DPRK Section D: Humanitarian actors in the DPRK At a glance: DPRK in...
20 Jun 2011 description
World Refugee Day: UNHCR report finds 80 per cent of world's refugees in developing countries GENEVA, June 20 (UNHCR) – A UNHCR report released today reveals deep imbalance in international support for the world's forcibly displaced, with a full four-fifths of the world's refugees...
20 Jun 2011 description
June 20, NAIROBI –The humanitarian crisis in Somalia is expected to deepen in the 2nd half of 2011 with food prices hitting a new record high, the United Nations warned on Monday. This is following two consecutive poor rainy seasons, -- depriving many more people of food in the Horn of Africa...
19 Jun 2011 description
WASHINGTON – New imagery from the Satellite Sentinel Project, or SSP, confirms that the Sudan Armed Forces, or SAF, control the town of Kadugli in Sudan's tense border region of South Kordofan, and that thousands of civilians have been displaced. SSP identified at least 89 apparent military...
18 Jun 2011 description
Heavy fighting between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and combatants from the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-North), as well as rising sectarian violence, has forced 61,000 people to flee their homes.
17 Jun 2011 description
report UN News Service
The United Nations Human Rights Council today called for a comprehensive inquiry into allegations that sinking boats carrying migrants and asylum-seekers fleeing unrest in North Africa were abandoned to their fate at sea despite the alleged ability of ships in the vicinity to rescue them. There...
17 Jun 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Côte d’Ivoire. It covers the period from 4 to 17 June. The next report will be issued on or around 23 June. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • UNHCR publishes new figures of Ivorian IDPs and...
17 Jun 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Widespread rains over eastern and southern Mindanao have caused flooding and flashfloods in nine provinces of Mindanao, affecting 120,038 families (611,196 individuals). • The Senate has approved the postponement of August 2011 ARMM elections to synchronize it...
16 Jun 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 10 to 16 June. Further reports on the situation will be included in the OCHA Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • The situation in the wider Abyei area remains...
16 Jun 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
NIGER, NIAMEY 16 June 2011 – On the occasion of the Day of the African Child, the government of Niger and UNICEF are pulling their forces together to develop a new child protection system that will ultimately improve the wellbeing of underprivileged children. Despite efforts made to date, in...
16 Jun 2011 description
OSRSG/061611-12 PRESS RELEASE N’Djamena, Chad 16 June 2011 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy, traveled to Chad this week to...