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Syria Crisis Monthly Humanitarian Situation report 16 September - 13 October 2014: Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey and Egypt

Highlights

 Heightened insecurity in northern Syria has resulted in fresh displacement of Syrian refugees into Turkey and Iraq, as well as internal displacement inside Syria. The insecurity has impacted on the humanitarian situation in northern Syria, limiting access. Meanwhile the Syrian civil war continues unabated, as witnessed by explosions near two elementary schools in Homs city on 1st October killing 29 children and injuring 37 more.

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Investir les fonds publics en faveur de tous les enfants de la RDC

Le gouvernement de la RDC et l’UNICEF poursuivent une journée de sensibilisation sur le financement public dans les secteurs sociaux

En vue de susciter le dialogue et l’engagement de différents acteurs sur les financements publics des secteurs sociaux, la Vice-primature en charge du budget de la République démocratique du Congo et le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’Enfance (UNICEF), organisent depuis septembre 2014 une série de trois sessions d’information sur la mobilisation et affectation des ressources pour les services de base.

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L’ONUCI réhabilite l’école primaire de Gbandjadjougou

Nous retrouvons le sourire grâce à l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI) qui nous permet ainsi de travailler dans de meilleures conditions » : c’est en ces termes que l’élève, Kadodjobé Yakouba, en Cours moyen deuxième année (CM2), a exprimé sa gratitude à la délégation onusienne.

C’était à l’occasion de la cérémonie d’inauguration, le samedi 18 octobre 2014, d’un bâtiment rénové de trois classes de l’Ecole primaire publique (EPP) de Gbandjadjougou, un village situé dans la localité de Sinématiali, à 630 km au nord d’Abidjan.

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Faits & Chiffres: Principales activités du CICR en RDC (Juillet - Septembre 2014)

Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) est une organisation humanitaire, neutre et indépendante. Sa mission exclusivement humanitaire est de protéger la vie et la dignité des victimes de conflits armés et de la violence, et de leur porter assistance. Présent en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) depuis 36 ans, le CICR maintient une délégation à Kinshasa, des sous-délégations à Bukavu, Goma, Kisangani et Lubumbashi ainsi que des bureaux à Manono, Uvira, Beni, Bunia, et Dungu.

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Forsaken IDPs adrift inside a fragmenting state

Summary

In 2013, 9,500 Syrians were displaced per day on average. By July 2014, the total number of internally displaced people (IDPs) reached 6.4 million, a third of the entire population of the country. An additional three million Syrians have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. A stable middle-income country that hosted refugees from all over the region and beyond just four years ago, Syria is now experiencing a displacement and protection crisis of a magnitude the world has not seen for many years.

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World + 51 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 15 - 21 October

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Le fonds central d'intervention d'urgence des nations unies octroie pres de 8 millions de dollars aux operations humanitaires sous financees

(Niamey/Niger, le 20 octobre 2014): La Coordonnatrice des secours d’urgences des Nations Unies, Valérie Amos, a alloué 7 962 500 dollars, l’équivalent de 3,8 milliards de FCFA, pour appuyer les urgences sous financées au Niger.

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Ilocos Norte youth raise funds for storm victims' education

By: Cherry Joy D. Garma

LAOAG CITY, October 17 (PIA) - The Ilocos Norte provincial government through its youth organization will put up a two-day bazaar beginning Saturday, October 18 to raise funds for the education of students who were victims of Typhoon Mario.

The Artisan bazaar, to be supervised by the youth arm ‘Sirib Express,’ calls netizens to take part by donating their used clothing, shoes, and accessories, among others, which will then be sold to patrons.

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Nicaragua + 5 others
REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies - Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 7 - Volume 377

Highlights

  • INTENSE RAINS: Rains in Nicaragua left 22 people dead and more than 32,000 affected; and have also caused damage in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, among other countries.

  • HURRICANE SEASON: Tropical depression Trudy left six people dead, more than 4,000 people in shelters and 5,000 houses damaged in Guerrero, Mexico.

  • EBOLA: An extraordinary summit of the ALBA member countries met in Havana to coordinate joint measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

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Nicaragua + 5 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias - América Latina y el Caribe Año 7 - Volumen 377

Destacados

  • LLUVIAS INTENSAS: En Nicaragua se reportan 22 personas fallecidas y más de 32,000 afectadas como consecuencia de las lluvias que azotan la región y que han ocasionado daños también en Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador, entre otros países.

  • TEMPORADA DE HURACANES: La depresión tropical Trudy ha dejado a su paso por Guerrero, México, seis muertos, más de 4,000 personas albergadas y 5,000 viviendas con daños.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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USAID announces new efforts to fight global poverty through education

Two New Basic Education Awards Will Help Provide a Pathway Out of Extreme Poverty for Children and Youth

For Immediate Release
Monday, October 20, 2014
USAID Press Office
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov | Twitter: @USAIDPress

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Iraq + 1 other
Canadian Leadership Helping Protect Children’s Futures in Iraq

Minister Paradis announces Canada's leading role in launching the No Lost Generation initiative in Iraq

October 17, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Niger + 1 other
Strengthening School Feeding in West Africa

At a side summit on school feeding during the World Forum for Children and Nutrition, Ministers of Education pledged to advocate that at least 1 percent of their state budgets be allocated to the school lunch program, and they put in place specific legislation to distribute resources between the central government and local authorities for school feeding.

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Ukraine + 5 others
Ukraine Situation UNHCR Operational Update 24 September – 20 October 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 16 October, 417,246 IDPs have been identified by Ukraine’s State Emergency Service. 95% come from the eastern regions of Ukraine.

  • Ukrainian Parliament adopted law on protection of internally displaced persons in addition to resolutions on IDP registration and provision of financial assistance, introduced by Cabinet of Ministers.

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Profiling and needs assessment of internally displaced persons (IDPs), 17 October 2014

Summary of findings

KEY UPDATES:

• The number of IDPs has dramatically increased since the beginning of August 2014, from 155,800 on 13 August to 417,246 on 16 September.

• The largest number of IDPs is hosted in the areas immediately surrounding the conflict-affected area: in peaceful areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, as well as in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhzhe oblasts.

• Many IDPs have returned to northern parts of Donetsk oblast, and following the ceasefire, some IDPs have returned to the conflict-affected area.

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report 7th - 13th October 2014

Highlights

  • During the reporting period, an estimated 180,000 people have been internally displaced from Heet City and surrounding areas in Anbar Governorate .

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Chad + 2 others
Chad: Migrants from Central African Republic Situation Report No 8 (as of 30 September 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

· The relocations of people from the transit sites to temporary camps are hampered by delays in the construction of shelter and water and sanitation infrastructure.

· The government has decided to review the development of Maingama temporary camp to maximize the number of inhabitants and to accelerate shelter construction.

· The resurgence of malaria cases in transit sites and temporary camps continues. They now account for half of the sicknesses registered.

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UN Emergency Fund gives US$8 million for underfunded humanitarian operations

This new grant is part of a $75 million allocation from the CERF Underfunded Emergencies window, which this year aims to boost relief work in two of the world’s most neglected regions: the Sahel and the Horn of Africa.

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Tchad: Présence opérationnelle des partenaires (3W) (au 15 Octobre 2014)

L’outil 3w est développé par OCHA pour une meilleure visibilité des partenaires humanitaires sur le terrain.

Les informations de ce produit sont celles fournies par les partenaires à travers un formulaire de collecte de données distribué par OCHA.

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South Sudan: Education Cluster 3W - Ongoing Activities (as of 25 September 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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