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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: Qushtapa Public Health Profile Week 10 | 2-8 March 2014

This public health profile for Qushtapa refugee camp is compiled from health data obtained from reporting agencies. Data is collected using standardised Health Information System (HIS) data collection and reporting tools and aims to be as accurate as possible.
Agencies reporting:

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Iraq: Kurdistan camps summary Public Health Profile Week 10 | 2 - 8 March 2014

This public health profile for Kurdistan camps is compiled from health data obtained from reporting agencies. Data is collected using standardised Health Information System (HIS) data collection and reporting tools and aims to be as accurate as possible.

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Iraq: Gawilan Public Health Profile Week 10 | 2-8 March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK

Health facility utilisation rate, above expected range.

This public health profile for Gawilan refugee camp is compiled from health data obtained from reporting agencies. Data is collected using standardised Health Information System (HIS) data collection and reporting tools and aims to be as accurate as possible.

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Literacy campaign aims to coach 46,000 people

By THANOE WAI

University lecturers and students are volunteering their time during this summer holiday as part of the 2014 Literacy Campaign in Burma, which aims to provide free classes to 46,479 people, including children and elderly persons who never learned to read.

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Lebanon + 5 others
Regional: RRP6 monthly update ‐ February - Food Security

FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS:
Syrian refugees continued to arrive in large numbers to neighbouring countries during the month. In Lebanon, food sector members responded efficiently to the influx in Arsal in early February using contingency stocks, while in Jordan a peak of 800 refugees a day were arriving in late February and so the daily distribution of bread at Za'atari camp was increased by half a tonne.

In Turkey, the e‐Food Card Programme was expanded to an additional camp, increasing the number of benefciaries by 20,000 to 140,000 people per month.

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: Darashakran Public Health Profile Week 10 | 2 - 8 Mar 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

Health utilsation rate (HUR) and consultations per clinicians (CPC) elevated. A thorough

investigation of possible explanations for elevated HUR and CPC needed

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: Basirma Public Health Profile Week 10 | 2 - 8 Mar 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

Health utilisation rate and consultations per clinician per day elevated.

Upper respiratory tract infections remains the major cause of morbidity.

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: Arbat Camp Public Health Profile Week 10 | 2 - 8 Mar 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

A high proportion of cases present with upper respiratory infections

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Massive displacements in Somalia

Almost 50,000 Somalis have fled their home during the last month and sought refuge elsewhere in the country. A very volatile security situation and fear of fighting and violence have forced people on the run. The Danish Refugee Council is working hard to address their needs.

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Nicaragua + 2 others
16 April 2014: World Events

1. NICARAGUA – Earthquake (UN, GDACS, USGS)

• As of 15 April (UN Resident Coordinator), due to the recent (10-11 April) earthquakes, there were: two dead, 41 injured, 3 775 houses affected (1 035 of which collapsed) and 1 585 people evacuated, housed in one shelter in Managua and another two in Nagarote. Most affected were the municipalities of Nagarote and La Paz Centro (Leon Department), three municipalities around Managua as well as the capital itself. The country remained in Red Alert as of 15 April.

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Jordan + 1 other
Lives unseen: Urban Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities three years into the Syria crisis

Report
CARE

A new study by CARE International highlights the refugees' struggle to cope with inadequate housing, high debts, rising costs of living and educational challenges for children.

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World + 39 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 8 – 15 April

The 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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Ethiopia + 1 other
UNHCR flies in more aid for South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia; relocates refugees to higher ground as rainy season approaches

As the number of South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Ethiopia passes the 95,000 mark, UNHCR and its partners are working to improve conditions in the western Gambella region – flying in new tents, building new camps, and moving refugees to higher ground as the rainy season approaches.

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South Sudan + 1 other
South Sudan: Situation Report #23, 14 April 2014

Highlights

  • Following the WFP Executive Director's visit, the Country Office has sent a letter to the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs requesting the Government's permission for WFP to use the Sudan corridor, similar to the request which led to the non-objection letter for the Gambella corridor access. Positive discussions with the government of Sudan and South Sudan are currently ongoing.

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Lebanon + 5 others
Inter-agency regional response for Syrian refugees, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey 28 March - 10 April 2014

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than one million Syrian refugees have approached UNHCR for assistance in Lebanon. Refugees from Syria now equal one-quarter of the resident population. The host country has experienced serious economic shocks due to the conflict in Syria, including a decline in trade, tourism and investment and an increase in public expenditures.