The Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Ambassador Takeshi Okubo, and the Programme Manager of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Palestine Programme, marked the completion of the Japan funded project to clear and remove explosive remnants of war (ERW) in Gaza. The event, held in Gaza City included ERW risk education demonstrations, as well as a photography display showcasing the completed DBB activities.
Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) - Press Release No. 30- 2017
On July 28, Japan decided to extend humanitarian grant aid of 2,000,000 U.S. dollars (approximately 222,000,000 Japanese yen) to support relief operations for those affected by the Marawi crisis in Mindanao through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
The Government of Japan has decided to provide a total sum of US$ 611,710 (approx. Rs. 91 million) to Mines Advisory Group (MAG) for humanitarian demining in Northern Sri Lanka. It is expected that the “Project for mine clearance in support of livelihood development in Northern Province, Sri Lanka” would contribute to the efforts of the Government of Sri Lanka in making mine contaminated areas safe, enabling displaced people to return and to resume their livelihoods.
Luisa Dietrich, Gender & Conflict Analyst Simone E. Carter, Research & Assessment Coordinator MAY 2017
This gender and conflict analysis of ISIS-affected communities of Iraq aims to improve understanding of gender dynamics in the context of conflict and displacement. This report sets out to identify the differential impact of ISIS occupation on women, girls, men and boys in order to explore shifts in prevailing gender norms held by study participants in Anbar, Salah Al Din and Nineveh governorates of Iraq.