The Government of Japan had committed USD 8 million to support the Ministry of Finance and Planning overcome its difficult financial situation through the World Bank’s Palestinian Recovery and Development Plan Multi-Donor Trust Fund (PRDP-MDTF) and the fund was successfully transferred to Palestine on April 25th . This part is of Japan’s contribution of USD 47 million under its supplementary budget. The contribution comes at a time when budgetary assistance is urgently needed in order to maintain stability and advance policy agenda in a consistant manner.
Ramallah, 20 April, 2017 - The Government of Japan and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announced today the launching of a project under the title “Women's health: addressing pressing needs for sexual and reproductive health and breast cancer services in hardly hit communities”. The project will be implemented in Gaza and area C with financial support of USD 471,275 by the Government of Japan.
KAMPALA - The Government of Japan has contributed a total of US$ 6.3 million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support refugees and host communities in Uganda over a period of one year from April 2017 to March 2018.
Jerusalem (18 April 2017): Japan has contributed US $ 905,650 to UNMAS (United Nations Mine Action Service) through the Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action to continue protecting civilians and supporting reconstruction in Gaza.
Baghdad, Iraq, 12 April 2017 – As the current humanitarian crisis in Iraq enters its fourth year, women and girls are facing extraordinary vulnerabilities related to their inability to access to minimum reproductive health services, and extraordinary Gender Based Violence (GBV) risks. With the generous support from the government of Japan for USD 4.7 million, UNFPA will be able to provide 130,000 women and girls to access to reproductive health services and gender based violence response interventions.