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Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs, 11 April 2014

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The Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster tracks and monitors displacement flows in all displacement sites in order to define caseloads, identify vulnerable groups, monitor and coordinate service provision in camps and advocate durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs).

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Lebanon + 1 other
Assessment of the Impact of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and their Employment Profile

Syrian refugees in Lebanon face harsh working conditions

An ILO assessment of Syrian refugee employment in Lebanon finds that low wages, high unemployment and lack of labour market regulation pose serious challenges to livelihoods for both residents and refugees in host communities

BEIRUT (ILO News) – Almost a third of Syrian refugees in Lebanon's labour market are unemployed, said the International Labour Organization in a study entitled “Assessment of the Impact of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and their Employment Profile”.

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Philippines + 1 other
Japanese Government donates US$3 million to help Typhoon Haiyan victims

The Japanese Government is to fund a USD 3,000,000 project to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan rebuild their livelihoods.

BANGKOK (ILO News) - Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Yolanda) struck the southern Philippines on 8 November 2013. More than 6,000 people were killed at least 14.2 million people were affected, including 6 million workers. Of these around 2.6 million were in vulnerable forms of employment and it is these people in particular that the ILO aims to support.

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TESDA, ILO aid typhoon survivors with training and tools

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and the ILO signed a partnership agreement to help thousands of people affected by Haiyan through skills training, decent work and sustainable livelihoods

Press release | 07 March 2014

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are joining forces to help an initial number of 1,400 beneficiaries in provinces stricken by typhoon Yolanda.

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Launch of skill development initiative for domestic workers

The ILO office for Pakistan and the Women Development Department Government of the Punjab have joined hands to start a pilot training programme to skill and re-skill domestic workers. The programme aims to improve the standard of domestic work as well as to enhance the employability and living and working conditions of domestic workers.