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01 Jul 2015 description

Ahmad Yousef is among the 18 IDPs who were contracted by UNESCO to build 450 school desks for their children and other displaced children across the country. A community activity that will help secure their children’s education as well as be a part of their child’s educational journey.

“I am happy that I am able to contribute to my child’s education by providing the schools with more desks to accommodate more students,” said Yousef.

01 Jul 2015 description

The revised 2015 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan aims to provide humanitarian assistance to the 11.7 million people in most urgent need

01 Jul 2015 description

AS NEED GROWS, INSUFFICIENT FUNDING LIMITS RESPONSE

Despite the urgency to increase nutrition support in areas affected by the failed belg (mid-February-May) season, funding shortfalls are limiting partners’ capacity to expand their operation. Food insecurity is expected to deepen and malnutrition to rise in the coming months given the on-going El Niño phenomenon negatively affecting rainfall patterns throughout the year and through the first half of 2016.

01 Jul 2015 description
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New CARE Study: Evidence of worsening conditions as Syrian refugees in Jordan run out of resources

Amman, Jordan (30 June, 2015) - Aid agency CARE International releases “Five Years into Exile: The challenges faced by Syrian refugees outside camps in Jordan and how they and their host communities are coping”.

01 Jul 2015 description

En 2014, el PMA comenzó a adaptar su estrategia para apoyar a los procesos de construcción de paz y establecer las bases para la transición de ayuda humanitaria hacia la asistencia de recuperación y desarrollo de capacidades. De particular importancia es la capacidad operativa del PMA en apoyo a las prioridades nacionales, las metas del Reto Hambre Cero, y las propuestas de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible. Además, en 2014 el PMA priorizó la construcción de resiliencia en zonas afectadas por eventos climáticos.

01 Jul 2015 description
report Finn Church Aid

Finn Church Aid (FCA) and the Ugandan government have finalised a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for three years. The MoU is recognition of FCA’s work as a strong humanitarian actor specifically in the field of education.

With the MoU, FCA is responsible for organising vocational training in the refugee settlement of Rwamwanja. FCA will also build learning spaces, support refugee children with disabilities and the livelihood of people in crises.

01 Jul 2015 description
report Caritas

Lubutu, le 29 juin 2015(caritasdev.cd) : Les participants doivent maitriser le remplissage des outils de collecte des données du programme VEA (Village et Ecole Assaini), se conformer à la procédure d’analyser les enquêtes CAP + et rendre toutes les données collectées sur terrain disponibles dans la base des données en ligne constitue un des résultats attendus au terme de l’atelier de formation sur la base des données du Programme Village et Ecole assainis.

01 Jul 2015 description
report Kuwait News Agency

ISTANBUL, July 1 (KUNA) - For the third consecutive day Kuwait Society for Relief continued its efforts to provide urgent assistance to the Syrian refugees in Turkey on Tuesday.

General Director of the Kuwaiti Society for Relief Abdulaziz Al-Obaid told KUNA that this aid distribution reached 500 families in Kerk khan area, noting that such aid consist of first aid, food, and financial assistance.

30 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

  • Fighing continues in Hasakeh city

  • The Department of Social Affairs estimates that 120,000 people have been displaced as a result of the fighting

  • Almost 23,300 IDPs identified/registerd by parterns in the northern districts

  • The authorities establish a new camp in Gre Rash/Tal Aswad

30 Jun 2015 description

Highlights:

  • Since 26 March, 4.4 million people have received humanitarian assistance.

  • The national health-care system has reached a breaking point. Dengue fever cases are rising, chronic diseases lack treatment, and vital medical supplies and personnel cannot reach targeted people.

  • Commercial imports of food, medicine and fuel are at a virtual standstill. Seaports and airports are operating at minimal capacity and road networks are non-functional.

30 Jun 2015 description
report UN News Service

30 June 2015 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today said that over the past year in Iraq, it has seen a 75 per cent increase in grave violations against children that include killing and maiming, abduction, recruitment as soldiers, sexual violence, attacks against schools and denial of humanitarian access.

30 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Yemen, findings from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification identified that 10 of the 22 governorates in Yemen (Aden, Al Dhale’e, Lahj, Taiz, Abyan, Sa’ada, Hajjah, Hodeidah, Al Bayda and Shabwa) are facing food insecurity at phase four, the emergency phase before a humanitarian catastrophe/famine.

30 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tension is on the rise in Bujumbura in view of the first round of presidential elections, as rumors of attacks to destabilize the process circulate. In light of this, the number of Burundians leaving the country has increased. The police and military are still present in some parts of the city centre and suburbs. Criminality is on the rise and grenade attacks are recorded almost daily.

30 Jun 2015 description

29 June 2014 - Citizens of Warrap State were reaping benefits from maintaining peace in the state, UNMISS State Coordinator Leda Limann said today in the state capital Kuajok.

Ms. Limann was speaking at an UNMISS ceremony to hand over a classroom and teachers’ office to the state government.

Using funds from UNMISS Quick Impacts Projects (QIPs), the buildings were constructed by an implementing partner, The Organization for Children’s Harmony (TOCH), at Kuajok Academy Secondary School.

30 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 24–30 June 2015

Burundi: Turnout at the parliamentary elections was low. Voting stations were targeted and there was a spate of grenade attacks in the capital: several people were injured. Around 1,000 Burundians are leaving the country every day: 62,000 refugees are now in Tanzania, 45,000 in Rwanda, and 10,600 in DRC.

South Sudan: Households in some areas of Unity and Upper Nile states are suspected to be facing Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) food security outcomes. 5–8% of the country’s population are suffering severe acute malnutrition.

30 Jun 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 470,046 Balance

Requested: US$ 470,046

Geneva, 30 June 2015

Dear Colleagues,