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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza emergency Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 29 August 2014, 8:00 hrs)

Five per cent of the housing stock is uninhabitable - around 18,000 housing units have been either destroyed or severely damaged, leaving more than 108,000 people without a home.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Lebanon + 1 other
Syrian Refugee Response: Lebanon Inter-Agency Update, 29 August 2014

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH

  • The number of Syrian refugees registered in the region crossed the 3-million mark on 29 August. 1,175,000 are in Lebanon;

  • The number of children enrolled in non-formal education in 2014 reached 48,651;

  • 23,000 primary and secondary healthcare consultations were provided;

  • 51 per cent of registered Syrian refugees have benefited from shelter support as of this month;

  • 1,900 Syrian refugees accessed food in Arsal.

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Zimbabwe Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014

The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) was carried out in 2014 by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) as part of the global MICS programme. Technical support was provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue, Issue 27 | 01 – 31 August 2014

With more than 10,000 homes destroyed or damaged in the fighting, the Government does not expect to complete the return or permanent relocation of IDPs until mid-2015.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Cameroon + 1 other
Cameroun : Rapport Inter Agences sur la Situation des Réfugiés Centrafricains (18-24 août)

DONNEES CLEES

126 627 Réfugiés enregistrés depuis janvier 2014.

57 897 Réfugiés vivent sur les sites.

61 900 Réfugiés vivent en dehors des sites.

6 830 Réfugiés enregistrés à Yaoundé et Douala.

147 Nouveaux réfugiés en provenance de la RCA ont été enregistrés au cours de la semaine écoulée.

DEVELOPPEMENTS MAJEURS

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Afghanistan + 1 other
Livelihoods Needs Assessment at the Returnee Settlements of Nangarhar and Kunar Provinces, Afghanistan (August 7 – 10, 2014)

Most of the returnees believe they had a better life while they were living as refugees in Pakistan compared to living in their own country.

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An Overview of Qatar Charity's $39 Million Emergency Assistance for Syrians

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Qatar Charity

As the summer fades and another winter approaches, Qatar Charity sadly prepares for yet another winterization program for internally displaced and refugee Syrians. Looking back over the past years' efforts, Qatar Charity has carried out more than QAR 142 million (USD 39 million) worth of emergency and relief projects for Syrians in the fields of food security and nutrition, health, shelter and education.

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Ukraine: Situation report No. 9 as of 29 August 2014

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Highlights:

  • Rebels are threatening to take the key port of Mariupol, after opening a new front in the south-east. They have reportedly captured the town of Novoazovsk and are advancing on the port. This is likely to create another wave of displacement amongst parts of the close to half a million people living in an area that until now had escaped fighting.

  • At least 4,445 people including 46 children have been wounded and 1,830 people including 28 children were killed n eastern Ukraine as of 27 August (source OHCHR/WHO).

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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South Sudan Crisis Blog #1

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Islamic Relief

Amir Manghali, Regional Desk Coordinator for East Africa, blogs from Juba on the conditions facing displaced families in Mahad camp.

On 20 August, I visited Mahad IDP camp, together with Rose Juru Joushua, our Senior Programme Officer in Islamic Relief South Sudan.

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Un programme intermédiaire de coopération belgo-congolaise jusqu’en 2016

En avril 2014, le Congo et la Belgique ont signé un programme intermédiaire de coopération couvrant la période 2014-2015. Ci-dessous, Dirk Deprez, représentant de la CTB en RDC, en donne la quintessence dans une interview.

Dans le cadre de la coopération belgo-congolaise, on entend beaucoup parler de PIC. Pouvez-vous nous dire ce que cela signifie?

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Ethiopia + 1 other
UNHCR Tierkidi Camp Profile, 21 August 2014

Operations and Services

  • Following refugee screening and the registration of refugees who are new arrivals (Level 1 registration) at Ethiopia’s refugee entry points, a more detailed registration process (Level 2 registration, which includes biometrics) is conducted in the camp.

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Relief and relationships go hand-in-hand in South Sudan

MCC continues to provide food and encourage understanding among people displaced by violence in South Sudan.

By Emily Loewen

Aug. 29, 2014

WINNIPEG, Man. – As conflict has displaced more than 1.5 million people in South Sudan since late December, about 70,000 of them sought refuge at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Awerial County, South Sudan, where they could find people who spoke the same language.

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Bulletin humanitaire provincial : Province du Sud-Kivu, RD Congo - juillet 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Grâce au plaidoyer des humanitaires, les élèves déplacés du Sud-Kivu valident leur année scolaire

  • Des affrontements armés déplacent plus de 7 000 personnes et entravent le déroulement de l’assistance

  • Plus de 18 000 personnes vaccinées contre la rougeole.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Niger + 2 others
2014 Plan de réponse stratégique Niger : Révision - août 2014

RÉSUMÉ

Objectifs stratégiques

1.- Recueillir les données sur les risques et les vulnérabilités, les analyser et intégrer les résultats dans la programmation humanitaire et de développement.

2.- Soutenir les populations vulnérables à mieux faire face aux chocs en répondant aux signaux d’alerte de manière anticipée, en réduisant la durée du relèvement post-crise et en renforçant les capacités des acteurs nationaux.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Evaluation Multisectorielle RRM Rapport préliminaire - Ville de Kaga Bandoro

Date: l’évaluation s’est déroulée le 25-26/08/2014

Zone d’évaluation: Ville de Kaga-Bandoro située dans la préfecture de la Nana-Gribizi. Evalué les 5 quartiers, dans le quelles les déplacées ont trouvé abris: Mambea, Balekara, Malo, Camp Mission et Bokada.

Population: estimée 30440 habitants à Kaga-Bandoro (projection à partir du Recensement General de la Population et d’Habitat de 2003). La population déplacée est estimée environ 661 ménages soit 3635 habitants. Source: UNFPA et ONG locale Vitalités Plus

Chocs:

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report, 19th – 25th August 2014

Highlights

  • After temporary disruption of most ongoing water trucking activities in the North of Iraq, due to armed conflict, UNICEF is supporting the Dahuk Water Directorate with the daily provision of 67 water trucks across Dahuk Governorate, serving 80,500 IDPs in schools, settlements, unfinished buildings, and within the host communities.

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ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Emergency response and early recovery support to flood and landslide affected households in Western Nepal

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ACT Alliance

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 420,607

Balance Requested: US$ 420,607

Geneva, 29 August 2014

Dear Colleagues,

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 51 (as of 28 August 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

● Extensive rains in Bentiu caused renewed flooding and the collapse of around 175 latrines, worsening living conditions for displaced people.

● The crash of a UN-contracted helicopter near Bentiu, Unity State, on 26 August caused suspension of humanitarian flights to the area.

● One in seven people in South Sudan have been displaced from their homes since conflict broke out in December 2013.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Waiting in Leitchuor: South Sudanese refugees need help

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DanChurchAid

Eight months after conflict broke out, thousands of South Sudanese refugees continue to flee into Ethiopia but lack of funding makes it difficult to provide shelter, clean water and proper sanitation. In August 2014, DanChurchAid visited Leitchuor camp in the Gambella region of south western Ethiopia.