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Nigeria + 1 other
Canada announces support to create jobs and opportunities in Nigeria

Canada supports Nigeria’s efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

July 26, 2014 - Ottawa, ON - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Senator Don Meredith, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced Canadian support for a new project to help increase job opportunities and promote entrepreneurship among young people in Nigeria.

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Gender and Climate Change: Guidance Note

This guidance note outlines how climate change can impact men and women differently and identifies important ways in which gender roles can strengthen mens and women’s capacity to adapt to changing climate-related risks. As gender equality is an ongoing commitment of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the note proposes steps for helping Red Cross Red Crescent colleagues to be climate-smart and gender sensitive in their programming.

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 27 July 2014, 1500 hrs)

Highlights

  • Hostilities resumed on the night of 26 July, following a short humanitarian pause; efforts to extend the pause have so far failed.

  • The pause allowed for the recovery of over 100 bodies and the delivery of basic supplies to emergency shelters, in previously inaccessible areas.

  • Large areas in Gaza city outside of the three kilometre-wide ‘buffer zone’ received warnings from the Israeli army to evacuate their homes ahead of attacks, triggering further displacement.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Gaza situation report 19, 27 July 2014

On 7 July UNRWA declared an emergency in all five areas of the Gaza Strip in response to escalating violence between Israel and Hamas. Since then, civilian displacement and fatalities have risen sharply. The total number of Palestinian deaths reported by the Protection Cluster currently stands at 930 and the number of wounded, as reported by the Ministry of Health has reached 6,030. The number of displaced people taking refuge in UNRWA shelters is now more than triple the peak number from the 2008/9 conflict, and exceeds 167,269 in 83 schools.

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Pakistan: Daily Emergency and Response Situational Information Report, 25 July 2014

Update includes the following:

Monsoon Updates-2014.................................................................................................................... 1

Monsoon Weather Situation Report as of 25-7-2014 .................................................................. 1

National Weekly Weather Outlook (Monsoon 2014) as of 25-7-2014 ....................................... 2

Monsoon Rainfall Situation Map of Pakistan as of 25-7-2014.................................................... 3

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza emergency Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 26 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Situation Overview

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Gaza situation report 18, 26 July 2014

On 7 July UNRWA declared an emergency in all five areas of the Gaza Strip in response to escalating violence between Israel and Hamas. Since then, civilian displacement and fatalities have risen sharply. According to the Protection Cluster, 68 Palestinians have been reported killed during this period, including 10 women and 13 children. The total number of Palestinian deaths reported by the Protection Cluster currently stands at 907 and the number of wounded, as reported by the Ministry of Health has reached 5,860.

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Humanitarian Truce Reveals Vast Destruction in Several Areas in Gaza , Al Mezan: Death Toll Reaches 966 Palestinians: 77% Civilian; 210 Children; and 114 Women

A humanitarian truce for twelve hours was announced last night and entered into effect at 8 am today, Saturday, 26 July 2014. Medical and rescue teams have been working relentlessly to recover people who had been killed or injured in several areas across the Gaza Strip, where Israeli occupation forces (IOF) had previously prevented ambulance access. The Al Mezan Center for Human Rights has verified that as of 12 pm today, 94 (dead) bodies were recovered from these areas.

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Desnutrición crónica en Guatemala se redujo en 1,7% en 2013

Guatemala, 25 jul (AGN).-Las estrategias implementadas por el Gobierno de Guatemala en el marco del Pacto Hambre Cero, lograron reducir los casos de desnutrición crónica en 1,7 por ciento durante el 2013.

Según los resultados de la segunda encuesta de monitoreo del Pacto, realizada por el Internacional Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) presentado hoy durante una actividad encabezada por la presidenta en funciones, Roxana Baldetti, los casos de desnutrición en menores de cinco años pasaron de 59,9 por ciento en 2012 a 58,2 por ciento el año pasado.

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République Centrafricaine (RCA) Rapport de situation No.34 (au 16 juillet 2014)

Faits saillants

• Il reste environ 103 000 PDI à Bangui, soit une baisse de 2 300 comparée à la semaine passée.

• Le 9 juillet, une mission multi-agences de l'ONU voyageant dans le nord de la RCA, a été prise en otage pendant des heures par des éléments anti-Balaka à environ 90 km de Bangui.

• Suite aux affrontements de la semaine dernière à Bambari, plus de 20 000 PDI habitent dans trois sites de PDI. Depuis le 14 juillet, UNICEF et le PAM, en partenariat avec ACTED, ont distribué des articles non vivres à 2 000 ménages du site S à Bambari.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Boletín Monitoreo en Terreno No. 9: Emergencia Inundaciones -Beni 2014 Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente 22 de julio de 2014

Coordinación

  • La OCR con apoyo de OCHA mantiene un punto focal en terreno para facilitar la coordinación y el intercambio de información entre los actores humanitarios.

  • La Dirección de Gestión de Riesgos de la Gobernación del Beni, informa estar alarmada por el nivel de ríos en las cuencas media y baja y el aporte intermitente de la cuenca alta; dado que a esta época del año se tienen 2 metros sobre el nivel de barranco todavía y el margen para empezar la época de lluvias es de 2 meses.

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Boletín Monitoreo en Terreno No. 8: Emergencia Inundaciones -Beni 2014 Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente, 10 de julio de 2014

Coordinación

  • El Gobierno Municipal de San Ignacio de Moxos opera en coordinación con el COED Beni, VIDECI, FUNDEPCO (CAHB), PMA, UNICEF, FAO, Save The Children, Médicos SAFCI, Acción Contra el Hambre (ACH), SEDEGES, SENASAG y Proyecto DRIPAD Beni.

  • El Gobierno Municipal de Santa Ana del Yacuma operó en coordinación con el COED Beni, SEDES, Médicos SAFCI, FUNDEPCO (CAHB), OXFAM, UNICEF, PMA, FAO, VIDECI, Fuerza Naval y Visión Mundial.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
UNICEF Ethiopia South Sudanese Refugees’ Update SitRep #14 – (Reporting Period 1 – 15 July 2014)

Highlights:

  • As of 18 July, 173,752 South Sudanese asylum seekers have arrived in Gambella Region of Ethiopia. Nearly 90 per cent of the new arrivals have been relocated to refugee camps.

  • The SMART nutrition survey is completed in all the three camps. The preliminary findings show high level of malnutrition with GAM rates of 25.8%, 30.3% and 28.0% and SAM rates of 5.7%, 10.0% and 7.8% in Leitchor, Kule and Tierkidi refugee camps respectively.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
US Providing 800 mln USD to Advance Country’s Development

Addis Ababa July 25/2014 The US government is providing up to 800 million USD annually for Ethiopia to advance the country’s development in the fields of health, education, agriculture and food security, and energy, the US Ambassador to Ethiopia said.

Ambassador Patricia M. Haslach said the United States is committed to working in partnership with the Government of Ethiopia to better the lives of its people.

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Preventing election violence in Burundi through peer-support

By Caroline Madueno

In 2010 the first democratic elections took place in Burundi after a long and devastating civil war. The election period was marked by violence and political unrest, involving violence between youth supporting the ruling CNDD-FDD party and those supporting the opposition FRODEBU. Widespread youth poverty and unemployment were the main factors pushing youth to take part in violence.