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RD Congo : Des combattants démobilisés souffrent de la faim dans un camp

La négligence de l’État a provoqué plus de 100 morts parmi les combattants et les membres de leurs familles

(Kinshasa, le 1er octobre 2014) – Plus de 100 personnes parmi les combattants démobilisés, leurs femmes et leurs enfants qui avaient été envoyés dans un camp militaire reculé en République démocratique du Congo y sont mortes de faim et de maladie après que les responsables ont négligé de leur fournir la nourriture et les soins de santé appropriés.

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Surrendered Fighters Starve in Camp

Over 100 demobilized combatants, their wives and children have died from starvation and disease after officials failed to provide adequate food and health care.

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In Lakes State, 12 people, including four family members have been killed in an attack in Cueibet County

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Miraya FM

County Commissioner Mayom Malek says armed youth raided Abiriu payam and opened fire on Monday night.

Malek says women and children were also killed. We voiced over his clip because of the bad quality of the phone line.

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - August 2014: Protection

Out of 215,303 refugees in Iraq: 213,736 are registered and 1,567 are waiting for registration

AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS:

The biometric registration system for Syrian refugees has been installed in Duhok and Erbil Governorates.

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Colombia - Desplazamientos masivos en Guapi (Cauca) Informe de Situación No. 1 (30/09/2014)

Destacados

  • Entre el 9 y el 21 de septiembre, cerca de 367 personas (83 familias) de las comunidades El Partidero, Buenavista y Calle Honda, en zona rural de Guapi - costa pacífica del Cauca-, se desplazaron al casco urbano del municipio a causa de enfrentamientos entre miembros de las FARC-EP y la Fuerza Pública.

  • Cerca de 115 personas de población indígena de El Partidero y Buenavista y población afrocolombiana de Calle Honda se aloja en el centro cultural cuya infraestructura es inadecuada para el albergue.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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World + 2 others
A Double-Edged Sword: Livelihoods In Emergencies

Executive Summary

During emergencies, women, girls, boys and men draw on their assets while navigating a complex landscape of changing power dynamics, unequal access to resources and information, and threats of violence and displacement. Assets in emergency contexts are a double-edged sword: they can help people overcome crises but can also quickly turn into liabilities, increasing vulnerability to GBV and insecurity. Women, girls, boys and men experience these dynamics differently, and their risks of violence are unique.

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Turkey + 1 other
Turkey: Population Movement Emergency Appeal n° MDRTR003 Operations Update n°6

Period covered by this Operations Update: 1 July to 26 September 2014.

Appeal target: CHF 42.1 million in cash, kind, and services to support the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) until December 2015 to extend humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of some 250,000 people seeking assistance and protection.

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IS fighters near Turkish border, despite US air strikes

10/01/2014 02:25 GMT

by Bulent Kilic

MURSITPINAR, October 1, 2014 (AFP) - Islamic State fighters were closing in Wednesday on a key Syrian town near the Turkish border, despite multiple US air strikes, as the Pentagon cautioned it "cannot bomb the militants into obscurity".

US warplanes launched multiple strikes against Islamic State jihadists in both Syria and Iraq Tuesday, as Britain carried out its first air raids against the group.

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Ukraine: Situation report No. 13 as of 26 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• On 19 September, Ukraine, the Russian Federation and separatist groups signed a 9-point Memorandum outlining parameters for the implementation of the ceasefire commitments agreed to in on 5 September in Minsk.

• On 26 September, 300,000 doses of tetanus toxoid arrived in Ukraine. The fast-track approach developed by UNICEF and WHO has enabled the country to rapidly obtain prequalified vaccines.

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UNHCR presents Nansen Refugee Award to courageous Colombian women

A courageous Colombian women's rights network was in the spotlight on Monday as it received UNHCR's prestigious Nansen Refugee Award in Geneva, Switzerland, for its outstanding work to help victims of forced displacement and sexual abuse.

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Workers dig out dead after Syria regime strike on Aleppo

09/30/2014 13:57 GMT

BEIRUT, September 30, 2014 (AFP) - At least eight people were killed on Tuesday, among them four children, when Syrian regime helicopters dropped explosives-packed barrel bombs on a district of northern Aleppo, a monitoring group said.

The attack between the neighbourhoods of Sakhur and Sheikh Khodr caused widespread damage, levelling several buildings and shearing the facades off others.

Civil defence members in the rebel-held east of the city rushed to the scene, using bulldozers and pickaxes to clear rubble and twisted metal.

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Under-Secretary-General Valerie Amos: Briefing to the Security Council on Syria [EN/AR]

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11 million people in Syria require urgent humanitarian assistance. Amos is calling for greater financial assistance and sustained pressure on all parties to ensure that they respect and implement resolutions 2139 and 2165.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Mission East is operational in Iraq with Team of Emergency Experts

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Mission East

By Per Bergholdt Jensen

Copenhagen, Denmark - September 30, 2014 - The Danish emergency organisation Mission East has established a team of emergency aid experts on the ground in Northern Iraq which is currently witnessing one the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. The team will secure clean water, food and shelter for internally displaced Christians and Yazidis in the Dohuk Governorate.

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Liberia + 2 others
Thousands of children orphaned by Ebola: UNICEF

At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have lost one or both parents to Ebola since the start of the outbreak. Many are being rejected by their surviving relatives for fear of infection.

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World + 52 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 24–30 September

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Primera Dama destaca que flujo de menores hondureños no acompañados hacia EEUU se ha reducido en un 68%

La Primera Dama de Honduras, Ana García de Hernández, brindó hoy en New York una conferencia de prensa, donde habló de las acciones que está realizando el Gobierno del Presidente Juan Orlando Hernández, en el tema de la crisis migratoria, especialmente de los niños hondureños no acompañados que se han ido de forma irregular hacia EEUU.

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Peru + 5 others
REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies - Latin America & the Caribbean - Year 7 - Volume 374

Highlights

  • EARTHQUAKE: Eight people are reported dead, 4 injured and nearly 600 people affected as a result of the 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Peru.
    Local and national authorities have initiated the cleanup operations and assistance to the affected families.

  • HURRICANE SEASON: Tropical storm Rachel weakens but still causes some moderate rains in the coastal area of Baja California Sur.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Peru + 5 others
REDLAC Nota Semanal sobre Emergencias - América Latina y el Caribe Año 7 - Volumen 374

Destacados

  • SISMO EN PERÚ: El movimiento sísmico de magnitud 5.1 provoca la muerte de 8 personas, 4 heridos y casi 600 personas damnificadas. Las autoridades locales y nacionales inician las tareas de limpieza y asistencia a las personas afectadas.

  • TEMPORADA DE HURACANES: La tormenta tropical Rachel se debilita aunque aún ocasiona algunas lluvias de intensidad moderada en la zona de costa de Baja California Sur.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Turkey + 1 other
External update on influx of Syrian refugees, 26 September 2014

UNHCR Response

UNHCR Representative today visited refugee families who have found shelter in YIBO and Suleyman Shah park in the Suruc region of Sanliurfa Province.

At the Yumurtalik crossing, the UNHCR Representative observed how Syrians were crossing the border to Turkey, and how security and health checks were performed.

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Lebanon + 3 others
Inter-agency Q&A on humanitarian assistance and services in Lebanon (INQAL)

INTER-AGENCY Q&A ON HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES IN LEBANON (INQAL)

EDUCATION
FOOD
FOOD AND ELIGIBILITY
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
PROTECTION
PUBLIC HEALTH
SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE (SGBV)
SHELTER
SOCIAL COHESION AND LIVELIHOOD
WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH)
ANNEX 1 – HUMANITARIAN HOTLINES IN LEBANON