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Yemen + 1 other
U.S. Support for Yemen

Fact Sheet
Washington, DC
July 30, 2014

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 31 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Highlights

• 110 Palestinian fatalities were recorded in the past 24 hours, including 18 killed in the devastated Ash Shuja’iyeh neighbourhood.

• Up to one quarter of Gaza’s population may have been forcibly displaced since the start of the emergency, including 250,000 in UNRWA and government shelters.

• Following an attack hitting Gaza’s sole power plant and its subsequent shut down, along with the inability to repair feeder lines from Israel and Egypt, electricity is only supplied for an average of three hours a day.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Switzerland steps up humanitarian aid to Gaza

Bern, 31.07.2014 - Faced with the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza, Switzerland is increasing its humanitarian funding to CHF 1.7 million. This sum has been earmarked for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the UN.

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HM The King's Humanitarian Assistance To Palestinian, A Considerable Contribution To Alleviate Sufferings

The initiative taken by HM King Mohammed VI to grant an emergency humanitarian aid, worth USD 5 million, to the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip will significantly contribute to alleviate their sufferings resulting from Israelis' military assaults, said secretary general of the Palestinian information ministry Mahmoud Khalifa.

The Palestinian official told MAP that the Royal support will serve to buy medicine and other medical equipment for the Gaza hospitals, expressing the Palestinians respect for this welcome initiative.

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Central African Republic (CAR) Situation Report No. 36 (as of 30 July 2014)

Highlights

  • A three-day peace talk was held in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, from 21 July, attended by delegates of various political groups and resulting in the signing of a cessation of hostilities, but clashes between the armed groups continued.

  • Since 1 January, 13,698 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted for treatment across the country. This represents 82 per cent of the SRP target of 16,800 children suffering from SAM.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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United States Government Bolsters Aid To Hungry Syrians With A US$185 Million Contribution To WFP

WASHINGTON – The United States government is providing an additional US$185 million to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to help feed the hungry in the fourth year of Syria’s protracted humanitarian crisis.

Of that amount, US$122 million will help Syrian refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, and US$63 million will assist vulnerable people within Syria. This critical cash contribution will be used for food, cash-and-voucher and other programmes. The funds come from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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Mali: SRP 2014 Suivi des Financements au 31 Juillet 2014 (montant en million de $US)

FONDS REQUIS: $ 568.4

NON COUVERT: $ 192.3

FINANCEMENTS: $ 376.1

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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World + 1 other
Global Fund Welcomes Germany’s Increased Contribution

Report
The Global Fund

GENEVA – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria warmly welcomed a decision by the German parliament to increase Germany's contribution to €245 million for 2014 in the budget for this year, reaffirming a strong commitment to global health.

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Struggling to Build an Alternative to Assad

Structural Flaws and Lack of Protection Undermine Syria’s Opposition Government

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Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014) (S/2014/525) [EN/AR]

  1. This fifth report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014) and paragraph 10 of Council resolution 2165 (2014), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all Syrian parties to the conflict.

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Myanmar/Kachin: WASH Cluster Snapshot, July 2014

Highlights of the month

  • First WASH learning workshop organized in Kachin following the resumption of the conflict in 2011

  • Mid term review of the WASH cluster strategy,

  • Capitalization of lessons learned and best practices through the production of 7 WASH technical briefs,

  • Training of WASH actors in Bhamo on Hygiene promotion essentials and WASH emergency,

  • Cross line mission in Mai Ja Yang area accompanied with full Hygiene kits distribution and WASH situation monitoring ,

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UNICEF Liberia Ebola Virus Disease Situation Report #42, 30 July 2014

This report provides an update on UNICEF’s response to the Ebola emergency in Liberia. All statistics, other than those related to UNICEF support, are from the SitReps issued by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare through the Ebola National Task Force.

Highlights:

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World + 6 others
African Solidarity Trust Fund - by Africans for Africans

A unique, Africa-led fund to improve agriculture and food security across the continent has become a reality. Officially launched in June 2013 with funding totalling over US $ 40 million from Equatorial Guinea, Angola and group of civil society organizations in the Republic of Congo.

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World + 1 other
The link between human security and rural development needs to be widely recognized, says IFAD President visiting Japan this week

Rome 30 July 2014– The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. Nwanze will travel to Japan this week to strengthen partnerships with Japanese counterparts furthering work to transform rural areas in developing countries into economically vibrant places.

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 30 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Highlights

  • An UNRWA school in Jabalia sheltering internally displaced persons (IDPs) was struck by Israeli shells, killing at least 15 people, including four children.

  • A four-hour humanitarian ceasefire was declared by the Israeli military but rejected by Hamas on the grounds that it did not extend to the entire Gaza Strip.

  • Incidents of multiple family member fatalities continue: at least 68 families have lost three or more family members in the same incident, totaling 360 fatalities.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Guinea + 3 others
EU scales up funding in response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa

European Commission - IP/14/891 30/07/2014

The European Commission is allocating an additional €2 million to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak ever recorded. This brings the Commission's aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa to €3.9 million.

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World + 1 other
Japan and UNDP to boost Caribbean’s ability to cope with climate change

Port-of-Spain, 28 July – The Government of Japan and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) sealed today a new partnership to help disaster-prone Caribbean countries mitigate the effects and adapt to climate change.

The new initiative entails a US$15 million grant (1,526,000,000 yen) to boost Caribbean regional capacity to overcome the impacts of natural disasters, as they are hampered by geography, population size and economic structure.

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North Waziristan Displacement 2014 - Weekly Situation Update # 6, 21- 28 July 2014

Highlights

  • As of 23 July 2014, 52,986 families (59 per cent) have been verified by National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) as displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA). 37,053 families (41 per cent) of the total 92,784 families registered have been rejected.

  • UNICEF WASH partner has repaired/installed WASH facilities in 136 schools benefitting 10,328 IDPs, provided 2,376,000 litres of water and carried out hygiene awareness sessions for 9,303 IDPs in Bannu.