Protection and Human Rights

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Chad + 1 other
Education for girls in Sudanese refugee camps, between obstacles and hope

N'Djamena, 11 September 2014 – Walking long distances to fetch water in the blistering desert heat of eastern Chad is not to be underestimated. It is one of the most arduous of tasks facing Sudanese women living in refugee camps in eastern Chad, a place where socio-cultural traditions tend to limit their role strictly to the domestic sphere: household chores, caring for large families and fetching water.

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World + 8 others
Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from South Asia

Report
World Bank

A new report documents the dynamics of violence against women across the life cycle, and analyzes the societal factors that drive perpetrators to commit such acts in the region.

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Cameroon + 3 others
Aide aux réfugiés nigérians : le HCR et ses partenaires recherchent 34 millions de dollars

GENEVE, 16 septembre (HCR) – Le HCR a lancé un appel de fonds conjoint aux donateurs pour un montant de 34 millions de dollars afin de financer des opérations urgentes pour aider des dizaines de milliers de réfugiés nigérians au Cameroun, au Tchad et au Niger.

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State of Palestine Humanitarian Situation Report, as of 15 September 2014

Highlights

  • Half a million children in Gaza returned to school on 14 September facilitated by a massive Back to School campaign led by the Education cluster, co-led by Save the Children and UNICEF. The first week of school is devoted to structured psychosocial support and recreational activities that ease the transition back to learning.

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Liberia + 10 others
UNICEF appeals for $200 million for Ebola response in West Africa

About 8.5 million children and youth live in areas affected by Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia

GENEVA/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 16 September 2014 – UNICEF said today it needs over $200 million to respond to the Ebola outbreak that has claimed over 2,400 lives and ravaged communities across West Africa. This is part of a broader, six-month appeal for $987.8 million that governments and humanitarian agencies require to fight the disease.

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Cameroon + 3 others
Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan, August - December 2014

The aim of this Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan is to mobilize support for an inter-agency response to the refugee situation developing in south-east Niger, south-west Chad and northern Cameroon and to present the corresponding emergency programme needs. These countries are affected by a continuing influx of refugees from north-eastern Nigeria seeking safety from attacks by armed insurgents.

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World + 52 others
Global emergency overview Snapshot 10–16 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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Cameroon + 3 others
UNHCR and partners seek US$34 million for Nigeria refugees

UNHCR and its 16 partners need the funding to provide protection and life-saving aid to the more than 75,000 people who have to date fled to Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

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Echoes from Syria 4 - Risk Education on Explosive Remnants of War, September 2014 [EN/AR]

Introduction

The concept of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) covers unexploded ordnance and abandoned explosive ordnance. Unexploded ordnance refers to any ammunition that has been used but which has failed to detonate as intended while abandoned explosive ordnance refers to ammunition stockpiles that have been left behind by a party to an armed conflict.

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ACT/Caritas Appeal Darfur – 2014 Programme SDN141, EA 24/2013, Revision 2

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Dear Colleagues

Please find attached the revised appeal and budget for the NCA Darfur Programme, supported by the ACT Alliance and Caritas networks.

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Matrice de suivi des déplacements (DTM) – Mali Août 2014

Eléments clés

  • 19 499 ménages (101 279 personnes) enregistrés et identifiés par l’OIM dans l’ensemble des régions du Mali. 64 362 PDIs sont dans les régions sud et 36 917 PDIs dans les régions nord.

  • Les mouvements de personnes déplacées vers le nord continuent même si une tendance à la baisse est observée depuis le début de l’année.

International Organization for Migration:

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Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) EU Children of Peace (ECHO/CHD/BUD/2014/91000) Last update: 24/07/2014 Version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 6 712 500

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Education needs of conflict affected children remain a severely underfunded sector in humanitarian assistance worldwide, although half of the 57 million children without access to education live in conflict-affected areas. Provision of education in conflict settings can be lifesaving, as life-saving items and messages can be passed on to children and schools can be a safe place where children is accounted for and protected from risks.

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Pakistan: Protection Cluster Bulletin April - July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Overview of IDPs in KP FATA: as of 31 July 2014, the number of IDP families registered in KP/FATA was 207,472 families.

  • On-going North Waziristan (NWA) IDP protection response

  • Protection Cluster Detailed Assessment in area of displacement and area of return conducted and report issued.

  • Grievance Desk (GD) SOPs reviewed, providing step by step guidance on key issues raised at GDs and streamlining approach among protection actors

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UNICEF-Sierra Leone Ebola Virus Disease Weekly Update (8-14 September 2014)

This report provides an update on the UNICEF response to the Ebola emergency in Sierra Leone. All statistics, other than those related to UNICEF support, are from the daily Sit-Rep issued by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS).

Highlights

Situation Overview

  • The cumulative number of laboratory confirmed cases are 1464 (185 new cases since last week). The number of confirmed deaths is 463 with a Case Fatality Rate (CFR) based on confirmed cases of 31.6% (13 th September 2014).

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Uganda + 1 other
A lonely journey to Uganda for unaccompanied children

Hot air beats down on massed people, many selling gadgets and vegetables.

This is the main entry point for refugees fleeing the violence in South Sudan.

Thousands of unaccompanied and separated children have been registered here. Among them is Diana*.

Diana’s story

Diana is 15 years old. She is visibly shy and struggles to maintain eye contact as she sits with her two younger brothers and tells us about her arrival in Uganda.

Her story is heartbreaking.

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Chad + 3 others
Tchad : Retournés de la RCA Rapport de situation no 07 (31/08/2014)

Faits saillants

  • Les acteurs humanitaires ont répondu aux besoins de plus de 6 000 retournés de la RCA qui ont été déplacés sur le nouveau site de Kobiteye (Logone Oriental), suite à une décision Gouvernementale de fermer soudainement le site de transit de Doba le 8 Aout.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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UNICEF Philippines Humanitarian Situation Report #25, Issued on 12 September 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF and partners continue to provide life-saving and recovery assistance for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

  • UNICEF and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) launched an extended unconditional cash transfer (UCT) programme targeting 5,801 households in the most affected municipalities in Eastern Samar. Each household will receive around US$ 100 per month on top of the regular cash grants provided by the DSWD to poor households.

Typhoon Haiyan