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Distributing assistance to thousands in the Gaza Strip

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Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is ramping up our emergency response in Gaza to reach thousands of displaced people who are quickly running out of food and supplies.

Since the ground invasion into northern and southeastern Gaza began on July 17, more than 100,000 people have fled increasing attacks, and civilian casualties are mounting.

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International organisations call on all parties to ensure protection and humanitarian assistance for people with disabilities in the Gaza Strip

A previous statement issued by 41 concerned organisations has already raised the alarm about the need for all parties to respect international humanitarian law and ensure the protection of civilians affected by continued military operations in Gaza.

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Emergency supplies help displaced families

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This past week, our team in Iraq distributed 5,000 hygiene kits to vulnerable displaced families in the Khanaqin region of Iraq.

Since early June, conflict in Iraq has caused hundreds of thousands of Iraqis to flee their homes in search of safety.

The sudden, large displacement of people has overwhelmed more stable regions. Official displacement camps are few and far between, so many families are taking shelter wherever they can: in schools, abandoned buildings, and tents.

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What we must do to prevent tragedy: 5 urgent needs

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Today marks the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence. Since that hard-won achievement, the celebration has been tragically short-lived. The world’s youngest country was fragile and underdeveloped, but making the first steps of progress when violent conflict erupted this past December.

JOBS

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Procurement Manager - DRC (219250-927)

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2014 Mercy Corps

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Director, Integrated Humanitarian Response and Learning, Ethiopia (219236-927)

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2014 Mercy Corps

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Chief of Party (COP) – Economic Opportunities for Youth, Kenya (219238-927)

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2014 Mercy Corps

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Mercy Corps’ goal in Kenya is to strengthen and sustain capabilities of Kenyan society and stakeholders to be agents of positive change in their communities. It achieves this goal through three objectives: 1) Strengthened ability of local, district, and regional structures to manage conflict and become managers of democracy; 2) Empowered Kenyan youth to achieve a greater voice in national reform and create new livelihood opportunities and 3) More resilient drought affected populations in Northeastern Kenya.

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Operations Manager - Yemen (219153-927)

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Closing date: 19 Sep 2014 Mercy Corps

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Reporting and Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (219226-927)

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Closing date: 16 Sep 2014 Mercy Corps

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