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09 Oct 2015 description
Syria Version 2
Technical Annex - version 2

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is subject to the adoption of the decision amending Decision C(2014)10012 final and the availability of the relevant appropriations.

AMOUNT: EUR 164 000 000


08 Oct 2015 description
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· In September, severe funding shortfalls necessitated a change in distributions that would maximise the number of households assisted. WFP began ‘capping’ household sizes at five, therefore eligible households with more than five members only received five amounts of USD 13.5.

· In September, WFP assisted 635,482 vulnerable Syrian refugees with USD 13.5 e-card rations. In October, WFP plans to assist 616,950 people.

08 Oct 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

Efforts are being made to better understand and respond to the needs of older people and people with disabilities in humanitarian crises. Islamic Relief has been chosen to be part of a three-year programme developed by a number of different organisations, academics and government bodies.

07 Oct 2015 description

Protection at the heart of humanitarian action

Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

07 Oct 2015 description


persons of concern,

increase since January 2015

of children, including

Identified separated and unaccompanied minors

people with disabilities,

of these are children

3 in 10
households are headed by women

women at risk

Shelters built since opening

07 Oct 2015 description
report The Zimbabwean

Women who are disabled and HIV-positive bear a double burden. REGINA PASIPANODYA reports.

06 Oct 2015 description


On 22 September, President U Thein Sein visited Chin State, one of the areas most severely affected by floods and landslides in July and August. The President visited camps for people displaced by the floods and chaired a meeting with Chin State government officials in Hakha, Capital of Chin State. Almost 3,000 homes were destroyed or damaged due to landslides in the state and households need to be relocated as it is not safe for them to return and rebuild on the original sites.

06 Oct 2015 description

In Liberia, one of the Food Security Cluster’s main work priorities is to ‘ensure an effective, accountable and coordinated food security response founded on evidence-based interventions that advocate for and take into consideration the needs of each segment of affected communities by age, gender and diversity’ (FSC Liberia ToR and FSC Transition Planning 1st June 2015). In line with this strategy, HelpAge International has seconded an Inclusion Advisor to assist in identifying gaps in working with vulnerable groups and in developing appropriate strategies to address those gaps. .

05 Oct 2015 description

Quito (Pichincha).- Según el último informe del Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional señala que en las últimas 12 horas el volcán Cotopaxi continúa con una actividad interna moderada y la superficial baja.

De acuerdo al boletín 101, durante la noche de ayer se observaron leves emisiones de vapor y gases, con alturas menores a 100 metros sobre el nivel del cráter.

La sismicidad muestra movimientos de magma y fluidos en el interior del volcán; sin embargo, muestra un leve decremento o disminución en la cantidad de sismos.

05 Oct 2015 description
report UN General Assembly


The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Marzuki Darusman, in accordance with Assembly resolution 69/188.