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Le Canada soutient les enfants réfugiés du Proche-Orient

Le Canada offrira des occasions d'apprentissage plus nombreuses aux enfants vulnérables de Syrie et du Liban

Le 25 juillet 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Affaires étrangères, Commerce et Développement Canada

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Canada supports refugee children in the Middle East

Canada will provide greater learning opportunities to vulnerable children from Syria and Lebanon

July 25, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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IOM Regional Response to the Syria Humanitarian Crisis 8 - 21 July 2014

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  • Syria: IOM successfully reached the besieged area of Madamiyet Elsham as well as affected areas in the eastern and northern parts of Madamiyeh in Rural Damascus and assisted around 25,000 displaced and affected individuals through the provision of 5,000 hygiene kits.

  • Iraq: IOM distributed 32 In-Kind Grants (IKG) for Syrian refugees living in Darashakran Camp, Erbil. Since the beginning of the crisis, 1,635 individuals have benefitted from IOM’s livelihood assistance.

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Syria Crisis Response Updated 24 July 2014

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

According to UNHCR 2,929,646 have now fled Syria. More than 1.7 million of them fled in 2013 alone. In 2013, an average of more than 4,700 people fled every day. Children make up 51% of the refugee population. There are now an estimated 1,494,119 refugee children in the region.

OUR RESPONSE

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UNMAS Annual Report 2013

In 2013 UNMAS made the world safer. Whether it was through spearheading humanitarian mine action in Afghanistan and Mali, assisting United Nations deployment in the Central African Republic, completing the landmine survey of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, attaining agreements to demine in the West Bank or building secure weapons storage facilities in Libya, the lead United Nations entity on explosives hazards saved lives.

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Preventing spread of infection in Lebanon hospitals

Lebanon hospitals identified the first case of the deadly Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in May and the topic of controlling the spread of infections in hospitals has become a priority. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society’s (PRCS) Hamshari Hospital is not taking any chances.

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American Near East Refugee Aid:

To learn more about ANERA, please visit http://www.anera.org/.

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Lebanon: 3W matrix - June 2014

30 Sector members reported their activitites since January 2014

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WASH Sector Data Update (Jan - Jun 2014)

This data sheet presents information reported to Activity Info by the WASH Sector Working Group on activities conducted until the end of June 2014 . This sheet is a summary of partner and agency activities in Lebanon.

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Factsheet: The UK's humanitarian aid response to the Syria crisis and region (22 July 2014)

As conflict continues in Syria, millions of people are in desperate need of assistance. The UK has committed £600 million to provide humanitarian support including food, medical care and relief items for over a million people in Syria and the region.

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Qatar Charity Projects Offer Lifeline to Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity has implemented water projects worth USD 140,000 for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The ‘Watering of Goodness' project involves the drilling of a well, in addition to the establishment of a water tank and an electric generator for the benefit of Syrian refugees.

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Food Insecurity a New Threat for Lebanon’s Syrian Refugees

A severe drought has put the Lebanese agricultural sector at risk. The average rainfall in 2014 is estimated at 470 mm, far below annual averages of 824 mm.