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Pakistan Emergency Situational Analysis - District Khairpur, June 2014

1 Background Information

1.1 Introduction

1.1.1 History

This district Khairpur was part of the region ruled by Kalhoro and Talpur dynasties. The Talpurs and Kahoros arrived in Sindh during the invasion of Nadir Shah. Both the dynasties are the decedents of Abbasids. After the decline of the Abbasids’ caliphate, Kalhoros and Talpurs arrived in the subcontinent and settled in northern Sindh and Punjab.

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Lebanon + 1 other
Qatar Charity Projects Offer Lifeline to Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity has implemented water projects worth USD 140,000 for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The ‘Watering of Goodness' project involves the drilling of a well, in addition to the establishment of a water tank and an electric generator for the benefit of Syrian refugees.

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Austria helps children in war zones

Vienna, 22 July 2014 – Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz made the commitment vis-à-vis EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva to dedicate 250,000 euros for humanitarian schooling projects to help children in war zones. One billion children currently live in areas where armed conflicts are part of everyday life; 300 million of them are younger than five years. They need help urgently.

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Dotan a Conred de recursos para atender emergencias por lluvias

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Redhum

Guatemala, 22 de Julio 2014

Fuente: Diario de Centro America

El presidente Otto Pérez Molina anunció el traslado de Q6 millones a la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (Conred) para la compra de raciones alimentarias, como una de las acciones para atender las emergencia que pudieran suscitarse por el recrudecimiento de las lluvias que afectan desde ayer todo el territorio nacional, producto de la depresión tropical 2-E.

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NDRRMC Update SitRep No.02 Effects of Typhoon "HENRY" (MATMO)

DATE: 23 July 2014, 6:00pm

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW (Severe Weather Bulletin No. 16)

Typhoon "HENRY" has slowed down as it continues to move farther away from the country.

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Nigeria CO Humanitarian Situation Report June 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF and partners have admitted 98,620 severely acutely malnourished children for treatment into 150 sites in conflict affected areas of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa from January to May 2014.

  • Master trainers (39) from 11 local government areas in Borno state including four from Chibok were trained by UNICEF in basic psychosocial skills to in efforts to scale up and reinforce access to psychosocial support services for children affected by conflict.

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World + 8 others
USAID announces new resources to prevent child, early, and forced marriage

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
USAID Press Office
+1.202.712.4320 | Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov |​​ Twitter: @USAIDPress

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World + 4 others
New funding to protect millions of girls from child marriage

The UK is driving a major new global push to end child and forced marriage across the world, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today at the UK’s first Girl Summit. placeholder With the goal of ending child marriage in 12 of the most highly affected countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Britain is working with the UN to deliver a scheme to help 6 million girls worldwide escape child marriage.

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Reviving Kenyan ‘return to school’ policy may end teenage mums’ poverty, ignorance

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AlertNet

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:01 GMT
Author: Katy Migiro

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Teresia got pregnant at 15 and dropped out of school because her father refused to pay her fees. Nineteen years later, she is a mother of six.

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Yemen: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of June 2014)

SUMMARY

The Humanitarian Dashboard measures progress against top-level targets and briefly summarizes major needs and response during the month. In Yemen, partners estimate that 14.7 million people – over half the population – need some form of humanitarian aid in 2014.This year’s Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP) seeks US$592 million to assist 7.6 million of the most vulnerable.Cluster Coordinators are available to provide details on cluster activities.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - June 2014: Education

JUNE HIGHLIGHTS:

UNICEF has supported the MOE to hold examinations for 6574 children in the camps. This is a major success for the education sector who has been advocating for the children who studied the Syrian curriculum to be certified.

Construction continued of 8 schools, 5 in the non-camp settings and 3 in the camp s . One 12 classroom school completed in Erbil was handed over to the Ministry of Education which appointed a head teacher. UNICEF continues to advocate with MOE to recruit teachers in order to open in September.

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Kenya + 1 other
UNHCR Dadaab Update 11/14 Refugee Camps in Garissa County, Kenya | 01 - 15 July 2014

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Ministerial Delegation from Juba Land visit to Dadaab

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Rapport de Mission conjointe OCHA HRC et PAM à Koui et à Ngaoundaye du 10 au 14 juillet 2014

Résumé exécutif

L’analyse des problématiques humanitaires à Ngaoundaye et à Koui, conduit à mettre un accent primo sur la situation sanitaire à Ngaoudaye. Cette situation dans cette ville et dans les villages environnants semble être catastrophique au regard du nombre de fréquentation mensuel qui ne cesse de décroitre.

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 + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Lebanon + 1 other
More money needed to help Lebanon educate Syrian refugees and vulnerable students

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World Bank

SUBMITTED BY NOAH YARROW ON WED, 07/16/2014

The teacher held up an index card, asking the students to identify the letter and its sound. Hands shot into the air as the teacher skillfully guided their recognition of the way the letter looked at the beginning, middle and end of a word, a particular characteristic of written Arabic.

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Community Participation Spurs Education in Balochistan

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World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Eight of the ten least developed districts of Pakistan are located in Balochistan, a province which faces challenges related to stability, security and a dispersed population.

  • Only 47% of children 5-9 years old in Balochistan are enrolled in primary schools. The Balochistan Education Support Program through the Balochistan Education Foundation, supported by the World Bank, has been helping address this education emergency since 2006.