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06 Jul 2015 description

During the war that began on 8 July 2014, the people of Gaza endured airstrikes, naval bombardment, artillery fire and a ground invasion. Israeli communities, meanwhile, came under rocket and mortar fire from Palestinian factions. More than 2,100 Palestinians were killed, while 71 people in Israel died, including four civilians and one foreign national.

06 Jul 2015 description

In their new joint report “Walk the talk”, Save The Children and the Norwegian Refugee Council urge governments and the humanitarian community "to walk the talk by realizing their commitment to education in emergencies”.

The new report, which was launched in Geneva Tuesday this week, highlights that despite increased attention and recognition, education in emergencies remains the most underfunded of all humanitarian sectors.

06 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • UNHCR welcomes Ms. Pascal Moreau as the Representative in Turkey.

  • 130 urban Temporary Education Centres receive education material for Syrian students, supplied by UNHCR, approved by the Ministry of National Education.

06 Jul 2015 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction 1. The present report is submitted pursuant to the request contained in the statement by the President of the Security Council of 12 February 2013 (S/PRST/2013/2).

06 Jul 2015 description

Les autorités camerounaises ont commencé la libération des 84 enfants détenus depuis six mois à la suite de descentes effectuées par les forces de sécurité dans des écoles coraniques de l’extrême nord du pays, a déclaré Amnesty International aujourd’hui.

06 Jul 2015 description
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I. Introduction

  1. The present report is the sixteenth submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014), paragraph 10 of Security Council resolution 2165 (2014) and paragraph 5 of Security Council resolution 2191 (2014), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all parties to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic.

06 Jul 2015 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

  1. In a letter dated 23 December 2013 (S/2013/759), the President of the Security Council informed me of the Council’s concurrence with my recommendation to extend the mandate of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) until 31 December 2016, and requested that I report to the Council every six months on the implementation of the mandate.

06 Jul 2015 description
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Reporting period from 28 February 2015 to 26 June 2015

I. Introduction

  1. The present report provides a comprehensive assessment of the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006) since my previous report of 28 February 2015 (S/2015/147).

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Drought Phase: NORMAL

Biophysical Indicators

  • Biophysical indicators show no unusual fluctuations outside the expected seasonal range.
    o Good rainfall was received in the month – above normal range.
    o The vegetation condition index VCI-3month is slightly above normal.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators:

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The vegetation cover continues to improve as indicated by increasing vegetation condition index value from 15.66 in March to 29.1 in April and 55.47. The county average improved from moderate drought condition category to very good condition. All sub counties have shown improvement with least improved being Balambala with a value of 45.2 in normal drought condition category and highest improved was Lagdera with value of 71.37.

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • No rainfall received over May 2015. April rainfall was depressed in all livelihoods except isiolo central that received fair amount.

  • Pasture condition worsened compared to last month. Current Vegetation condition Index (VCI) was 31.pasture is better in isiolo central ward.

  • Water sources declined compared to last month since most pans did not impound water .Main rivers are flowing better normal capacity.

06 Jul 2015 description

VISION

Protection monitoring seeks to collect and analyse information on protection trends in the most affected States to ensure appropriate response by the Protection Sector Working Group (PSWG), Inter-sector Working Group (ISWG) and Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) as well as other stakeholders in Nigeria. It will be used as a basis for evidence-based advocacy, ensuring sectoral protection mainstreaming, as well as for the referral of cases of protection violations.

WHERE MONITORS ARE

06 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • During the month the county received light drizzles lasting one to two days

  • Generally the quality and quantity of vegetation was good as indicated by a vegetation condition index of 40.67 except in Kitui Rural and Kitui South were the situation was slightly below normal as indicated by VCI of 34.95 and 32.71 respectively.

  • Most open surface water facilities had recharged and communities were able to access water at near distances

05 Jul 2015 description
report Redhum

Latinoamerica y el Caribe, 05 de Julio 2015
Fuente: Prensa Libre

Con un año de edad, el inquieto Joshua Tinoco enfrenta la posibilidad de ser deportado a su natal Honduras, uno de miles de niños que llegaron el año pasado a través de la frontera de México con Estados Unidos.

05 Jul 2015 description

Key Figures:

  • 43,299 individuals displaced by conflict assessed/profiled in May 2015

  • Of these:
    2 % displaced in May 2015
    63 % in April 2015
    4 % in March 2015
    6 % in February 2015
    19 % in January 2015
    5 % earlier

  • Of these:
    51.6 % male
    48.4 % female
    61 % children

  • End of May 2015 around 916,435 IDPs assessed/profiled

PARTNERSHIP

  • National IDP Task Force chaired by the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) and cochaired by UNHCR.

04 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • 20,000 people newly displaced in Salah al-Din Governorate

  • Returnees to Tikrit in need of humanitarian assistance

  • Concern over forced returns in Kirkuk

  • The inter-agency IDP Call Centre went live on 30 June.

  • Iraq Humanitarian Pool Fund gains momentum

  • Limited funding continues to constrain the delivery of aid to people in need

04 Jul 2015 description

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Saturday 7/4/2015 - 07:35 GMT

A shell slammed into a house in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Saturday killing a woman and two children as the army battles Islamic State group jihadists, medical and security sources said.

It was not immediately clear which side fired the shell in the North Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid, scene of deadly fighting earlier this week.

A woman and a teenage girl were also seriously wounded, the sources said.

04 Jul 2015 description
Afghanistan/Pakistan - version 4
Technical Annex - version 4

AMOUNT: EUR 54 307 000

0. MAJOR CHANHES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Third modification

04 Jul 2015 description

13 migrants (e)s haïtiens interceptés par des policiers dominicains à Vicente Noble, dans la nuit du mercredi 1er juillet 2015 ont été rapatriés à La Dociente, une localité dominicaine voisine de «Dosanon », 2ème section de Boucan Bois Pin, à Cornillon/Grand-Bois, Haïti. Au nombre de ces personnes, figurent 8 hommes, 3 femmes et 2 enfants de moins de cinq ans, a recensé Jean Junior Bertho, animateur du GARR basé dans la dite commune frontalière.