In Somalia some 855,000 people face acute food insecurity
Situation is likely to worsen during October-December rainy season
Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit – Somalia (FSNAU) and the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) Technical release
The Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stepped forward with a generous US$ 15 million contribution in support of the critical UNRWA education programme. The pledge comes at a crucial time, as a US$ 101 million funding shortfall had put at risk the start of the school year for the 685 UNRWA schools that serve 500,000 students in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.
(Mogadishu, 31 August 2015): The results of the latest Food Security and Nutrition Assessment for Somalia, presented today in Mogadishu, indicate that the country’s humanitarian situation remains alarming.
SANA’A, Yemen (August 30, 2015) — Staff at a hospital which now serves an estimated 3 million people in and around the Yemeni capital of Sana’a has told Save the Children that it faces imminent closure, putting the lives of thousands of children significantly at risk.
Critical fuel shortages and a lack of medical supplies could force the Al Sabeen Hospital to shut its doors within 48 hours, even as airstrikes on Sana’a by the Saudi-led coalition intensify.
After an assessment of nine schools at the camps for the displaced in South Darfur’s Nyala and Bielel localities, the state Ministry of Education and Unicef concluded that 506 classrooms need rehabilitation.
The schools are also short of teacher kits, student kits, and textbooks, according to the assessment conducted between June and the first week of August 2015.
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reported in its bulletin this week that there 87 schools and 873 classrooms in the nine camps, which provide education to 97,163 children.
A peace deal signed by South Sudan’s president last Wednesday brings new hope to its people. But are words enough?
South Sudan is the world’s newest nation. However since December 2013 a war has been raging, marked by ethnic killings, gang rapes and child soldier recruitment. Around seven ceasefires have been called, however each shattered within days or hours.
I. SITUATION OVERVIEW
Typhoon "INENG" (I.N. "GONI") entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on the afternoon of 18 August 2015. It exited PAR at midnight of 23 August 2015.
At 4:00 am today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 215 km Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes (14.5°N, 126.0°E).
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by Csaba Segesvari and Serene Assir in Presevo reception camp, Serbia
European Union leaders on Sunday called for action to defend the "dignity" of migrants ahead of fresh emergency talks, as tensions flared on the bloc's eastern borders over the escalating crisis.
Home affairs ministers will meet on September 14 in Brussels to try and "strengthen the European response" to the influx, said Luxembourg, which holds the rotating EU presidency.
YALA, 30 August 2015 (NNT) – The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC) receives development recommendations from religious leaders in the southern border provinces, hoping to implement them for practical development.
The SBPAC Secretary-General Phanu Uthairat has revealed the result of a seminar with religious leaders in the southern border provinces on regional development and other related issues that the religious leaders have provided suggestions which can be practically implemented in the area.
Message: Dominica: Evacuation of residents of Petit Savanne. Prime Minister declared nine 9 Special Disaster Areas.
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Charitable Society for Social Welfare (CSSW) branch office in Al- Mukallah facilitated return campaign for IDPs in Hadramout that funded by Waslah Foundation for Development (Local NGO based in Hadramout). According to CSSW the first fleet of buses started to transport guests Hadramout (IDPs) to their homes.
By Khaing Thanda Lwin
Yangon, 30 Aug — In an attempt to promote the child rights status in Myanmar, NGO Child Rights Working Group will conduct “vote for children” campaigns in townships across the country, starting September, Daw Ni Ni Hla of NCRWG said Sunday.
The NCRWG was established by Save the Children, World Vision and Pestalozzi in 2009 to protect and fulfill children’s rights with full participation of civil society.
The 27 sub-projects completed in various villages of Burka, Jalga, Tala wa Barfak, Banu, Pule Hisar, Dehsalah, Khost and Nahrin districts of Baghlan province will enable approximately seven thousand families to have access to basic services.
These projects include: construction of ten community centers, gravelling of eleven-km rural road, 4,215-m water supply network, a six-class-room school, retaining wall 449-m in length, micro hydro power plant generating 17-kw electricity and excavation of 63 safe drinking water wells.
Today, six new cholera cases have been reported in Juba County. As of 29 August 2015, a total of 1,681 cholera cases including 46 deaths (CFR 2.74%) have been reported in South Sudan. In Juba County, a total of 1545 including 45 deaths (CFR 2.91%) from seven Payams (Table 1). In Bor, 136 cases including one death (CFR 0.74%) have been reported from Malou in Makuach Payam and other areas within the County. Table 1 and Figure 1.
The Branch of Karbala is supporting sick and needy families in caravans' complex that located between Najaf and Karbala governorates. The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) teams conducted a comprehensive scanning for displaced families that suffering from health problems, and chronic disease of elderly and also skin diseases which are suffered by children. IRCS's Cadres Divided Patients In To Three Groups (Children, Female And Male) To Facilitate The Scanning Process.