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Niger SRP 2014: Funding Status as of 29 August 2014

All Figures in US$

  • 2014 REVISED REQUIREMENT 305 millions
  • FUNDING (1) 172 millions
  • UNMET REQUIREMENT 134 millions
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, and EU Ambassador to Somalia Appeal for All Armed Forces to Withdraw from Saaxdheer, Sool Region [EN/SO]

August 29, 2014

United States Representative for Somalia James P. McAnulty, UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay and European Union Ambassador Michele Cervone d'Urso express profound concern about the deployment of armed forces and the resultant conflict within Saaxdheer, Sool Region.

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Jordan + 4 others
Oxfam calls on Western governments to open their doors as number of registered Syrian refugees reaches 3 million

Report
Oxfam

August 29, 2014 - Western and other rich countries should step up their efforts to resettle Syrian refugees, Oxfam said today after the number registered with UNHCR reached 3 million.[1]

Urgent action is necessary in order to respond to a growing regional crisis caused by increasing displacement, insufficient aid and over-burdened infrastructure in neighbouring countries, Oxfam added.

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Kenya + 1 other
Kakuma Operational Update 21st – 27th August 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heavy rains pounded Kakuma on 25th August for several hours, resulting in previously dry river beds to overflow. Culverts leading to the camp were flooded as a result, cutting off the entire camp for hours and causing staff from UNHCR and other agencies to be stranded.

  • An urgent inter-agency coordination meeting was held and a quick assessment of the affected refugees was organized to establish the extent of damage caused by the floods so that immediate emergency interventions could be determined.

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Rainfall and River Situation Summary as on August 29, 2014

OUTLOOK

  • All the Major river system are in rising trend except Ganges.

  • The Ganges may likely to fall in next 72 hours and Surma-Kushiyara system may continue to fall in next 72 hours.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Padma may likely to rise in next 72 hours.

  • The rivers around Dhaka City (Buriganga, Balu, Turag and Tongi Khal) may likely to rise in next 72 hour;Turag at Mirpur may cross danger level in next 72 hours..

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Liberia + 9 others
WHO Ebola Response Roadmap Situation Report 1 - 29 August 2014

This is the first in a series of regular updates on the Ebola Response Roadmap. The update contains a review of the epidemiological situation and response monitoring. This first update provides a baseline against which progress on the full implementation of the roadmap can be measured against core Roadmap indicators over time. Additional indicators will be reported as data are consolidated.

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Myanmar Development operational report - Mid-Year Report 1 (MAAMM002)

1. Executive Summary

Overall Project/Programme Status:

The first six months of 2014 began with the 72nd Central Council Meeting of Myanmar Red Cross Society ( MRCS) which was held at the MRCS headquarters on 23 and 24 January 2014. The two-day meeting was attended by the Union Minister and government officials from the Ministry of Health, Executive Committee members, Red Cross brigade members from state and region, and invited guests. At this meeting, MRCS presented the revised MRCS Strategy 2015 and the draft revised MRCS Act.

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World + 12 others
Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER), 29 August 2014, vol. 89, 35 (pp. 377-388) [EN/FR]

Contents of this issue:

29 August 2014, vol. 89, 35 (pp. 377-388)

  • 377 Assessing and mitigating the risks of outbreaks due to wild poliovirus in polio-free African countries, 2013-2014
  • 387 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January- July 2014

29 août 2014, vol. 89, 35 (pp. 377-388)

  • 377 Evaluation et atténuation du risque de flambée due à un poliovirus sauvage dans les pays africains exempts de poliomyélite, 2013-2014
  • 387 Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-juillet 2014