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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #32, Reporting Period 16 - 22 July 2014

Highlights:

  • Although slightly improving, the nutrition situation in Bentiu Protection of Civilian site remains of concern. The number of new admissions to outpatient therapeutic programme (OTP) centres in Bentiu POCs decreased from 126 last week to 124 this week. Analysis shows that 60 per cent of registered deaths in the PoC have been children under 6 months old, indicating a need to reinforce infant and young child feeding practices and neonatal care.

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 25 July 2014, 1500 hrs)

  • 68 Palestinians, including ten children and nine women, are reported to have been killed or their bodies recovered in the last 24 hours.

  • Overcrowding in shelters intensifies, with some hosting over 80 people per classroom, adding stress to already traumatized families.

  • Several shelters in the north and middle areas became inaccessible due to the ongoing hostilities, impeding the distribution of basic supplies, water in particular.

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Turkey + 1 other
UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitrep 23 July 2014

Highlights

● On 22 July 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 218,744. AFAD reported that during the period of 21-22 July 2014, a total of 267 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 289 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

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Children affected by crisis in Ukraine tell their stories in one-minute videos

LVIV, Ukraine, 25 July 2014 – UNICEF Ukraine today released the latest in UNICEF’s OneMinutesJr video series, featuring stories by 14 internally displaced children 6 to 17 years old from Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

The children, now living with their families in Lviv, all took part in a seminar led by UNICEF on telling their stories by video, and produced one video each. (See http://bit.ly/tomJr-Lviv2014)

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République Centrafricaine (RCA) Rapport de situation No.34 (au 16 juillet 2014)

Faits saillants

• Il reste environ 103 000 PDI à Bangui, soit une baisse de 2 300 comparée à la semaine passée.

• Le 9 juillet, une mission multi-agences de l'ONU voyageant dans le nord de la RCA, a été prise en otage pendant des heures par des éléments anti-Balaka à environ 90 km de Bangui.

• Suite aux affrontements de la semaine dernière à Bambari, plus de 20 000 PDI habitent dans trois sites de PDI. Depuis le 14 juillet, UNICEF et le PAM, en partenariat avec ACTED, ont distribué des articles non vivres à 2 000 ménages du site S à Bambari.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Boletín Monitoreo en Terreno No. 9: Emergencia Inundaciones -Beni 2014 Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente 22 de julio de 2014

Coordinación

  • La OCR con apoyo de OCHA mantiene un punto focal en terreno para facilitar la coordinación y el intercambio de información entre los actores humanitarios.

  • La Dirección de Gestión de Riesgos de la Gobernación del Beni, informa estar alarmada por el nivel de ríos en las cuencas media y baja y el aporte intermitente de la cuenca alta; dado que a esta época del año se tienen 2 metros sobre el nivel de barranco todavía y el margen para empezar la época de lluvias es de 2 meses.

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Boletín Monitoreo en Terreno No. 8: Emergencia Inundaciones -Beni 2014 Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente, 10 de julio de 2014

Coordinación

  • El Gobierno Municipal de San Ignacio de Moxos opera en coordinación con el COED Beni, VIDECI, FUNDEPCO (CAHB), PMA, UNICEF, FAO, Save The Children, Médicos SAFCI, Acción Contra el Hambre (ACH), SEDEGES, SENASAG y Proyecto DRIPAD Beni.

  • El Gobierno Municipal de Santa Ana del Yacuma operó en coordinación con el COED Beni, SEDES, Médicos SAFCI, FUNDEPCO (CAHB), OXFAM, UNICEF, PMA, FAO, VIDECI, Fuerza Naval y Visión Mundial.

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Gaza Emergency Preliminary Needs and Requirements oPt - Gaza (Updated: 24 July 2014)

  • Planning figures 1.8 million

  • Total population of the Gaza Strip (already considered vulnerable under the SRP) all of whom are identified as affected by the current emergency

  • 697 Killed (74% civilians)

  • 3,993 Injured (1,213 children, 698 women)

  • 3,230 Homes destroyed or severely damaged in Gaza

  • 140,000 internally displaced, sheltering in 83 UNRWA schools, thousands of additional people displaced elsewhere.

  • USD $69 million for immediate requirements

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Ethiopia + 1 other
UNICEF Ethiopia South Sudanese Refugees’ Update SitRep #14 – (Reporting Period 1 – 15 July 2014)

Highlights:

  • As of 18 July, 173,752 South Sudanese asylum seekers have arrived in Gambella Region of Ethiopia. Nearly 90 per cent of the new arrivals have been relocated to refugee camps.

  • The SMART nutrition survey is completed in all the three camps. The preliminary findings show high level of malnutrition with GAM rates of 25.8%, 30.3% and 28.0% and SAM rates of 5.7%, 10.0% and 7.8% in Leitchor, Kule and Tierkidi refugee camps respectively.

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Lebanon + 2 others
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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Ukraine Situation report No.4 as of 25 July 2014

Highlights

  • All sides to the conflict are called upon to respect international humanitarian law.

  • Fatalities surpass 1,000 and humanitarian needs are on the rise.

  • Military activities intensifying in Donetsk and Luhansk sub-urban and urban areas.

  • Continuing reports of displacement from Donetsk towards the west (Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk), also south (Mariupol) and east (Russian Federation); and from Luhansk to the east (Russian Federation) and areas north of Donetsk.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia June 2014 | Issued on 24 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The food security situation has worsened as early warnings highlight drought conditions in parts of Somalia.

  • Alarming malnutrition rates above threshold levels have been recorded among displaced communities in Mogadishu.

  • UN Central Emergency Response Fund allocates over US$20 million in emergency funding to Somalia.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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South Sudan + 1 other
South Sudan Crisis: 6 Months On

Since the onset of the crisis in South Sudan, ACTED has continued to implement its activities in five states across the country - Warrap, Jonglei, Upper Nile, Central Equatoria, and Lakes states. ACTED’s interventions have provided life-saving assistance to displaced persons, refugees, returnees and vulnerable local populations. Six months since the start of the crisis, ACTED reflects on what its teams have achieved.

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Lebanon + 2 others
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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South Sudan + 5 others
South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 46 (as of 24 July 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 1.1 million people are facing emergency levels of food insecurity.

  • Water, sanitation and hygiene partners reported reaching some 400,000 more people in crisis-affected areas in June compared to May, raising the overall number of people reached with some humanitarian assistance to 2.4 million.

  • An additional aircraft, able to carry 10 metric tonnes per day, was contracted and dedicated specifically to operations in Bentiu. This frees up other air assets for rapid response operations.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Bulletin d'Information Humanitaire - Province du Sud-Kivu N°26/14, 23 juillet 2014

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 14 000 personnes déplacées entre Hombo Nord et Sud suite aux affrontements entre Raïya Mutomboki

  • Kabare : 750 ménages vulnérables bénéficient d’outils aratoires et semences pour restaurer leurs moyens de subsistance

Besoins et réponses humanitaires Multisectoriel

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza emergency Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 24 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Situation Overview

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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