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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 31 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Highlights

• 110 Palestinian fatalities were recorded in the past 24 hours, including 18 killed in the devastated Ash Shuja’iyeh neighbourhood.

• Up to one quarter of Gaza’s population may have been forcibly displaced since the start of the emergency, including 250,000 in UNRWA and government shelters.

• Following an attack hitting Gaza’s sole power plant and its subsequent shut down, along with the inability to repair feeder lines from Israel and Egypt, electricity is only supplied for an average of three hours a day.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Central African Republic (CAR) Situation Report No. 36 (as of 30 July 2014)

Highlights

  • A three-day peace talk was held in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, from 21 July, attended by delegates of various political groups and resulting in the signing of a cessation of hostilities, but clashes between the armed groups continued.

  • Since 1 January, 13,698 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted for treatment across the country. This represents 82 per cent of the SRP target of 16,800 children suffering from SAM.

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
Boko Haram représente « une menace pour nous tous »

« Nous ne nous attendions pas à des attaques toujours plus lourdes contre notre pays. Que ce soit de façon indirecte ou directe nous sommes tous touchés par la menace de Boko Haram. Nous ne nous sentons désormais plus tranquilles ». C’est ce qu’ont raconté à la MISNA des sources religieuses contactées à Yaoundé, la capitale politique du Cameroun.

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Yemen: Humanitarian Presence (as of March 2014)

Partners Per organization type

Gov. Agencies 7
UN Agencies 7
INGOs 35
Local NGOs 25

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Burkina faso : Présence des partenaires opérationnels (3W:OP) Juillet 2014 - Tous les programmes

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Kenya + 1 other
Education in Emergencies: The Case of the Dadaab Refugee Camps

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CIGI Policy Brief No. 47
BY: HAYLEY MACKINNON
PUBLISHED: JULY 29, 2014

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World + 3 others
Child Brides, Global Consequences- How to End Child Marriage

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How to End Child Marriage
Authors: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, and Lynn S. ElHarake

Overview

Child Brides, Global Consequences is a collection of two previously published CFR Working Papers on child marriage: "High Stakes for Young Lives" and "Fragile States, Fragile Lives."

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Lebanon + 9 others
Inter-agency regional response for Syrian refugees, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey 20-26 July

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REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

• On 30 July, the Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos briefed the Security Council on the first cross-border operation under SC Resolution 2165 (2014). The operation was carried out on Thursday, 24 July, from Turkey through Bab Al Salam border crossing into Syria and included food, shelter materials, household items and water and sanitation supplies for approximately 26,000 people in Aleppo and Idleb Governorates.

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Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014) (S/2014/525) [EN/AR]

  1. This fifth report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014) and paragraph 10 of Council resolution 2165 (2014), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all Syrian parties to the conflict.

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Australia + 2 others
Immigration detention inquiry: Government tried to cover up asylum seekers' mental health problems, inquiry told

By Rebecca Barrett and Karen Barlow

The national inquiry into children in immigration detention has heard evidence alleging a Government cover-up about the scale of mental health issues among child asylum seekers.

Psychiatrist Dr Peter Young was the director of mental health services at detention centre service provider, International Health and Mental Services (IHMS), for three years until earlier this month.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation:

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 30 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Highlights

  • An UNRWA school in Jabalia sheltering internally displaced persons (IDPs) was struck by Israeli shells, killing at least 15 people, including four children.

  • A four-hour humanitarian ceasefire was declared by the Israeli military but rejected by Hamas on the grounds that it did not extend to the entire Gaza Strip.

  • Incidents of multiple family member fatalities continue: at least 68 families have lost three or more family members in the same incident, totaling 360 fatalities.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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North Waziristan Displacement 2014 - Weekly Situation Update # 6, 21- 28 July 2014

Highlights

  • As of 23 July 2014, 52,986 families (59 per cent) have been verified by National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) as displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA). 37,053 families (41 per cent) of the total 92,784 families registered have been rejected.

  • UNICEF WASH partner has repaired/installed WASH facilities in 136 schools benefitting 10,328 IDPs, provided 2,376,000 litres of water and carried out hygiene awareness sessions for 9,303 IDPs in Bannu.

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza emergency Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 29 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Situation Overview

Since the last situation update, at least 51 persons have been killed or died of injuries they sustained previously, including at least nine children and 13 women. According to media reports, however, the number of deaths during the overnight bombings is larger and may include as many as 36 additional fatalities, whose bodies are still buried under the rubble or who could not yet be identified.

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 RRM Ville de Sibut, Axe Carnot – Gadzi, Préfecture de la Mambéré Kadeï , 12 Juillet 2014

  1. INTRODUCTION

1.1. OBJECTIFS DE L’EVALUATION

Mener une évaluation multisectorielle rapide RRM sur l’axe Carnot-Gadzi, et plus particulièrement des localités de : Irma-Baron, Nalembe / Demba Bateke, Zaorossongou, Ngaboua, Djomo, Gueng et Gadzi.

1.2. DATES DE LA VISITE

L’évaluation s’est déroulée les 8 et 12 juillet. Nous avons dû nous rendre sur Boganangone pour faire une autre évaluation, ce qui explique ces deux dates séparées de 4 jours. L’équipe a donc administré les enquêtes à l’aller et au retour sur l’axe.

1.3. METHODOLOGIE

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Évaluation Multisectorielle RRM Rapport Préliminaire - Nao, Gbapang, Amada Gaza, Gbambia (24 au 25 juillet 2014)

Date : L’évaluation s’est déroulée les 24 et 25 juillet 2014 Zone d’évaluation : Nao, Gbapang, Amada Gaza, Gbambia.

Population: Environ 11.400 personnes sont présentes dans ces quatre localités, réparties comme suit :

  • Nao : 3.211 habitants, dont 391 déplacés (en familles d’accueil)

  • Gbapeng : 18 retournés récents - Amada-Gaza : 4.107 habitants, dont 800 déplacés (en familles d’accueil)

  • Gbambia : 4.000 habitants, dont 300 déplacés (en familles d’accueil)

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 29 July 2014, 1500 hrs)

Highlights

  • Last night witnessed one of the heaviest Israeli bombardments since the start of the emergency, including the targeting of many residential buildings, resulting in dozens of civilian casualties.

  • Gaza’s sole power plant shut down after being hit and damaged: the additional reduction in electricity supply is expected to have a pervasive impact on the availability of food and access of people to basic services.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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World + 17 others
Oxfam Annual Report & Accounts 2013/14

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Oxfam

Last year was highly challenging for Oxfam. We responded to 27 devastating emergencies, including a humanitarian crisis of staggering proportions in Syria, and supported the efforts of millions of hard-working people facing the injustice of poverty.

All that we do is only possible because of the contributions of our supporters, volunteers, activists, partners, staff, and the communities we work with around the world. Read our Annual Report to find out how we did it.

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World + 44 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Tajikistan + 7 others
Humanitarian Bulletin South Caucasus and Central Asia, Issue 03 | 1 January – 30 June 2014

In the first half of 2014, cross-border tensions continued in the Fergana valley, while multiple disasters hit Tajikistan. Authorities are warning that drought is looming over Kyrgyzstan.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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