Recovery and Reconstruction

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Chad + 4 others
Chad Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 05 | 1 August - 30 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Attacks in northern Nigeria force 1,000 refugees into the inaccessible Lake region.

  • Floods in Salamat region affect around 8,000 people.

  • In Chad’s Sahel belt, over 670,000 people receive food assistance during the lean season.

  • Government financing for national NGOs managing temporary camps for CAR returnees will be required past December 2014.

  • Relocations of CAR returnees from Sido and Doyaba transit sites to Maingama are suspended.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Ukraine: Situation Report No.18 as of 31 October 2014

Highlights

• The Ukrainian parliamentary elections held on 26 October took place without incident. A coalition government is under negotiation.

• Under the aegis of the UN Resident Coordinator, OCHA facilitated a 1.5-day Strategic Response Plan Workshop in Kyiv with participation of the humanitarian community, including UN agencies, NGOs, donors, and Government of Ukraine representatives.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq IDP Crisis Situation Report No.18 (25 October – 31 October 2014)

The recent displacements in October largely occurred in Anbar, Ninewa, and Diyala. About 47 per cent of all Iraq’s displaced people are located in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I) and the disputed border regions of Akre and Shikhan, in Ninewa Governorate; and Kifri and Khanaqin, in Diyala Governorate.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Guatemala + 3 others
La sequía en el Corredor Seco Centroamericano: Escenario de vulnerabilidad y propuestas de intervención a partir de la experiencia acumulada en crisis anteriores

1. Corredor Seco Centroamericano y la carencia de lluvias en 2014

El Corredor Seco es una eco-región de bosque tropical seco muy alterada por la actividad humana. Se extiende desde Chiapas, al sur de México hasta Costa Rica, y abarca una franja entre los 0 a 800 msnm de las cuencas que vierten al Pacífico, a lo largo de Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras y Nicaragua.
En este territorio se suceden sequías cíclicas, muchas de las cuales se relacionan estrechamente con el fenómeno de “El Niño”.

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Jordan + 1 other
When the fear follows: Women's centres help Syrian refugees cope

DEIR ALLA, Jordan – “All I know is that I needed help badly,” said Reem,* a 22-year-old mother of three, at a women’s centre in Deir Alla, Jordan, supported by UNFPA and the Institute for Family Health (IFH).

“Without the help of the social workers here in the centre, I would have committed suicide,” she said.

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Pakistan Emergency Response Fund: Project Performance Report (January to September 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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WFP Supports Savings Schemes For Rural Women In Uganda

WFP-supported saving schemes in Uganda are enabling farmers to readily access cash, thereby reducing the likelihood of them having to sell their produce at a lower price to meet their immediate needs.

AKIMENGA - Colositika Kirabira always dreamed of providing her four children with a good education but was not sure how she would ever be able to afford it.

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Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue, Issue 29 | 01 – 31 October 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 8 November marks the one-year commemoration of Typhoon Haiyan that devastated central Philippines in 2013.

  • Emergency threshold for severe malnutrition exceeded in Zamboanga.

  • Partners support authorities to meet the needs of over 53,000 Mayon Volcano-evacuees.

FIGURES

Typhoon Haiyan

No. of people in evacuation centres - 320

No. of people in tents - 4,760

No. of people in transitional sites - 19,700

Total - 24,780

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Gobierno reitera compromiso con damnificados por las lluvias

En todo el país permanecen albergadas en lugares seguros mil 511 familias

La Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Compañera Rosario Murillo, aseguró que el Gobierno Sandinista se mantiene trabajando para entregarle nuevas viviendas a las miles de familias que todavía permanecen albergadas como resultado de las recientes lluvias.

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Analizan en Managua atención a zonas críticas

Desde 2009 hasta la fecha, tres mil 500 familias recibieron la atención de las autoridades locales

La Alcaldía de Managua (ALMA) analizó este jueves durante una sesión del Concejo Municipal los avances en cuanto a la atención dispensada a los puntos considerados como críticos.

Un informe presentado por el secretario general de la ALMA, Fidel Moreno, mostró que en los últimos cinco años el gobierno local atendió a tres mil 500 familias en esas zonas debido a situaciones de emergencia, fundamentalmente originadas por las lluvias.

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Directora del DPS presentó avances de Colombia en equidad durante Foro Ministerial de la ONU

• El gobierno de Colombia, a través del DPS, participó en México del VII Foro Ministerial para el Desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo.

• El DPS dio a conocer los esfuerzos que el gobierno colombiano viene haciendo para reducir las brechas sociales.

• En los últimos 4 años 3,6 millones de colombianos superaron la pobreza y 2 millones salieron de la pobreza extrema.

Ciudad de México, 30 de octubre de 2014

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Stitch by stitch towards greater protection in northern Myanmar

Small projects and activities, like tailoring lessons, provide displaced women with a safe source of income and encourage them to get together, share their concerns and help others.

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A resilient Samoan family

Reconstruction effort helps those hit by cyclone

SITISENI AFUA FUGA AND HER RESILIENT FAMILY

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Lebanon + 1 other
Lebanon: RRP6 Monthly Update - September 2014: Social Cohesion and Livelihoods

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE MONTH

824 beneficiaries of livelihoods activities; 4 CSPs completed

HIGHLIGHTS:

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Lebanon + 1 other
Lebanon: RRP6 Monthly Update - September 2014: Basic Needs

HIGHLIGHTS:

Distributed a total of around 1,841,700 USD as cash assistance for multiple purposes to 10,766 of the most socio-economically vulnerable families.

Distributed newcomer NFI kits to 27,155 persons (5,431 families). A standard kit consists of one blanket and one mattress per person (5 blankets and 5 mattresses per family/kit on average), one kitchen set and one hygiene kit per family, and a baby kit for each child under the age of 2 years.

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Youth in Jamaica Help Disaster Survivors Rebuild Their Lives [Video]

October 30, 2014 by Jim Stipe

A youth program in Jamaica called St. Patrick’s Rangers enables teens to give back to their community by helping neighbors prepare for hurricanes and other natural disasters before they strike, and also helping families rebuild after a disaster happens. Run by Catholic Relief Services and the St. Patrick Foundation, with generous funding from USAID, the program is making a real difference in people’s lives. This video tells the story of a man named Bull, who lost everything in Hurricane Ivan.