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Colombia - Desplazamientos masivos en Guapi (Cauca) Informe de Situación No. 1 (30/09/2014)

Destacados

  • Entre el 9 y el 21 de septiembre, cerca de 367 personas (83 familias) de las comunidades El Partidero, Buenavista y Calle Honda, en zona rural de Guapi - costa pacífica del Cauca-, se desplazaron al casco urbano del municipio a causa de enfrentamientos entre miembros de las FARC-EP y la Fuerza Pública.

  • Cerca de 115 personas de población indígena de El Partidero y Buenavista y población afrocolombiana de Calle Honda se aloja en el centro cultural cuya infraestructura es inadecuada para el albergue.

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Turkey + 1 other
Turkey: Population Movement Emergency Appeal n° MDRTR003 Operations Update n°6

Period covered by this Operations Update: 1 July to 26 September 2014.

Appeal target: CHF 42.1 million in cash, kind, and services to support the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) until December 2015 to extend humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of some 250,000 people seeking assistance and protection.

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Ukraine: Situation report No. 13 as of 26 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• On 19 September, Ukraine, the Russian Federation and separatist groups signed a 9-point Memorandum outlining parameters for the implementation of the ceasefire commitments agreed to in on 5 September in Minsk.

• On 26 September, 300,000 doses of tetanus toxoid arrived in Ukraine. The fast-track approach developed by UNICEF and WHO has enabled the country to rapidly obtain prequalified vaccines.

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Frustrated, Liberian Students Want Ebola Fight Role

Report
Voice of America

MONROVIA— In order to avoid human-to-human transmission of the deadly Ebola virus, the Liberian government temporarily closed schools, universities and other major public gathering points some months ago. Without the prospect of going back to school any time soon, hundreds of students took to the streets of Monrovia Monday to express their frustration.

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Floods in Pakistan mean misery for children

Report
World Vision

Author: Asif Raza

Zainab, 3, had never seen flood waters before. She didn’t understand how destructive they could be until she had witnessed the devastation herself. In addition to the visible marks left on the landscape, the floods have left their marks on Zainab as well. Due to the contaminated water, she is suffering from skin infections and high fever. She is also traumatized and trying to process the loss of her maternal grandfather, who drowned in the flood.

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World + 52 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 24–30 September

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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Informe de emergencia nº 660 – Movimiento sismico en el departamento de Ayacucho

HECHOS:

El 24 de agosto a las 18:21 horas, se produjo un movimiento sísmico de magnitud 6.6; a 35 Km. al Norte de Coracora y 43 Km al Este de Puquio, en las coordenadas, latitud -14.70, longitud -73.74 con una profundidad de 108 Km., con intensidad V, VI en Coracora Puquio y I, II en Lima. Código SINPAD: 00066077, 00066078, 00066300, 00066296, 00066298, 00066302.

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Lebanon + 5 others
Syrian refugees: Inter-agency regional update, 29 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 160,000 Syrian refugees have crossed into southern Turkey since 19 September following an insurgency of the Islamic State in northern Syria.

  • Support is limited for the 84 per cent of refugees not living in established camps in Turkey. Systems are not in place to address shelter needs, identify the extremely vulnerable and provide protection or other basic services. The number of registered refugees is likely to be only part of the overall caseload, whose needs have not yet been fully assessed.

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Lebanon + 3 others
Inter-agency Q&A on humanitarian assistance and services in Lebanon (INQAL)

INTER-AGENCY Q&A ON HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES IN LEBANON (INQAL)

EDUCATION
FOOD
FOOD AND ELIGIBILITY
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
PROTECTION
PUBLIC HEALTH
SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE (SGBV)
SHELTER
SOCIAL COHESION AND LIVELIHOOD
WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH)
ANNEX 1 – HUMANITARIAN HOTLINES IN LEBANON

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NDDRMC Update Sitrep No. 13 re Monitoring Activities on the Alert Status of Mayon Volcano

Alert Level 3 is still in effect as of 8:00 AM, 29 September 2014, which means that magma is at the crater and that hazardous eruption is possible within weeks. Mayon Volcano’s seismic network recorded two (2) volcanic earthquakes and four (4) rockfall events during the past 24-hour observation period.

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EU trust fund starts delivering support to population

The projects will ensure better access to health for 760,000 people; create jobs and rehabilitate damaged infrastructure in Bangui; and empower women and work towards their economic inclusion.

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Cameroon + 2 others
UNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report, August 5, 2014

Highlights

UNICEF continues to be engaged in providing humanitarian assistance in four regions of Cameroon – the Far North, North, Adamawa and the East – which have been facing recurring emergencies.

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Sudan + 4 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Sudan and South Sudan Last update: 24/09/2014 Version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 100 000 000

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is subject to the adoption of the decision amending Decision C(2013) 9533 final.

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

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Overcoming loss in the rubble of Gaza

By Catherine Weibel

For a young girl who lost her father and sister in the recent conflict in Gaza, returning to school is one step in a long process of recovery.

GAZA, State of Palestine, 29 September 2014 - Ten-year-old Shaima lives in Shuja’iyeh in eastern Gaza City, a crowded neighbourhood now mostly reduced to a vast expanse of rubble. The threat of explosive remnants of war looms around every corner.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina presides over Decade of Roma inclusion, OSCE plays an important role

SARAJEVO, 29 September 2014 – The 27th International Steering Committee meeting of the Decade of Roma inclusion 2005 - 2015, the first event organized under the Decade Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, started today in Sarajevo.

The meeting will primarily focus on the priority areas of the Decade Presidency of BiH: education to employment, integrated programs for housing and employment and the security and health of Roma women.

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Liberia + 17 others
West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - September 2014

As of 26 September, WHO reports that there are a total of 6,553 cases and 3,083 reported deaths across Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Serious shortages of space in treatment centers have reportedly resulted in patients being turned away.

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ACAPS Briefing Note: Ukraine Crisis, 29 September 2014

Key Findings

Anticipated scope and scale

  • By 18 September more than 275,000 IDPs had been registered; over 257,500 from eastern Ukraine and more than 17,500 from Crimea. The largest number of registered IDPs per oblast resided in Donetsk (more than 53,000). Hundreds of thousands of people have fled to neighbouring countries.

  • The number of IDPs originating from the Donbas region (Luhansk and Donetsk) is likely to rise if the ceasefire does not hold, as is the number of casualties among civilians.

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Chad + 2 others
2014-2016 Strategic Response Plan Chad - Mid-Year Review (August 2014)

SUMMARY

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Chad + 1 other
2014 Plan opérationnel pour la réponse à l’impact de la crise en République Centrafrique: Tchad, Révision août 2014

ACTUALISATION DU CONTEXTE ET DES BESOINS HUMANITAIRES

La recrudescence de violence en République Centrafrique (RCA) en décembre 2013, après une année de conflit politico-militaire, a eu un impact important sur les pays voisins, et en particulier sur le Tchad, qui a accueilli le plus grand nombre de personnes fuyant la violence en RCA.

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NDDRMC Update Sitrep No. 12 re Monitoring Activities on the Alert Status of Mayon Volcano

Alert Level 3 is still in effect as of 8:00 AM, 27 September 2014, which means that magma is at the crater and that hazardous eruption is possible within weeks. Mayon Volcano’s seismic network recorded two (2) volcanic earthquakes and four (4) rockfall events during the past 24-hour observation period.