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Inauguration of UNRWA Shufat basic girls school

West Bank

UNRWA celebrated the inauguration of Shu’fat Basic Girls School in Shu’fat camp, a project that was funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). Guests at the celebration included UNRWA Director of Operations in the West Bank Felipe Sanchez, Hani Abu Diab from the Islamic Development Bank and the Head of the UNRWA Arab Partners Unit, Peter Ford. Also present were senior UNRWA officials along with officials from the Department of Refugee Affairs, school staff, and local community representatives.

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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.

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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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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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A Goma, nous avons célébré la Paix à l’école

Le 21 Septembre de chaque année, le monde entier célèbre la journée internationale de la paix. Cette année, la célébration de cette grande journée s’est réalisée vivement en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), et plus précisément au Nord Kivu dans la ville de Goma et ses environs. En tant qu’Enfant Reporter, j’ai participé activement à la célébration.

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Sudan + 4 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Sudan and South Sudan Last update: 24/09/2014 Version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 100 000 000

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is subject to the adoption of the decision amending Decision C(2013) 9533 final.

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

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UN Special Rapporteur alarmed by devastating impact of Gaza conflict on Palestinian civilians

GENEVA (29 September 2014) – The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, today expressed alarm at the terrible cost paid by Palestinian civilians, especially children in Gaza, as a result of Israel’s military operation that lasted 50 days from 7 July to 26 August this year.

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Afghanistan + 1 other
NRC provides education to children in Khost

Ongoing military operations in North Waziristan (Pakistan) has led to thousands of refugees being forced to live in makeshift camps in Afghanistan. Currently over 2,900 displaced families are living in tents in Gulan camp in Khost province. There are at least 4,000 children living in the camp, in addition to an estimated 15,000 refugee children living in nearby host communities.

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Liberia + 17 others
West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - September 2014

As of 26 September, WHO reports that there are a total of 6,553 cases and 3,083 reported deaths across Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Serious shortages of space in treatment centers have reportedly resulted in patients being turned away.

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ACAPS Briefing Note: Ukraine Crisis, 29 September 2014

Key Findings

Anticipated scope and scale

  • By 18 September more than 275,000 IDPs had been registered; over 257,500 from eastern Ukraine and more than 17,500 from Crimea. The largest number of registered IDPs per oblast resided in Donetsk (more than 53,000). Hundreds of thousands of people have fled to neighbouring countries.

  • The number of IDPs originating from the Donbas region (Luhansk and Donetsk) is likely to rise if the ceasefire does not hold, as is the number of casualties among civilians.

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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Situation Report #07, August 2014

Shortfalls have hampered WFP's efforts to pre-position food in districts difficult to access in winter, leaving 230,500 malnourished children, pregnant and nursing mothers without food assistance for November.

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Chad + 2 others
2014-2016 Strategic Response Plan Chad - Mid-Year Review (August 2014)

SUMMARY

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Chad + 1 other
2014 Plan opérationnel pour la réponse à l’impact de la crise en République Centrafrique: Tchad, Révision août 2014

ACTUALISATION DU CONTEXTE ET DES BESOINS HUMANITAIRES

La recrudescence de violence en République Centrafrique (RCA) en décembre 2013, après une année de conflit politico-militaire, a eu un impact important sur les pays voisins, et en particulier sur le Tchad, qui a accueilli le plus grand nombre de personnes fuyant la violence en RCA.

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Central African Republic: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 23 September 2014)

SITUATION OVERVIEW

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Immediate Response Plan (IRP) for the IDPs crisis in the KR-I: 15 Sept - 15 Nov 2014

This plan is a subset of the revised Strategic Response Plan for Iraq, which will be released in early October. It represents a joint effort by the Kurdistan Regional Government and UN humanitarian agencies. The plan lays out the urgent humanitarian response priorities until 15 November, ahead of the winter season, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Background

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President Yadav visits flood victims in Surkhet

Report
Nepalnews.com

President Dr Ram Baran Yadav acquired information on the situation of the people taking shelter at Kalagaun based camp, who were displaced due to flood in Surkhet district.

During the visit, the flood victims complained to the president that the stock of food supplied by the government was finished and they were facing difficulties to make ends meet.

They appealed to the President to take initiatives for making necessary arrangements for supplying food to the camp.

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Iraq IDP Crisis Situation Report No. 13 ( 20 September – 26 September 2014) [EN/AR/KU]

Highlights

  • The Humanitarian Needs Overview indicates that 5.2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance.

  • Access for assistance to affected people is a major concern.

  • National winterization efforts need to be urgently steppedup.

  • The introduction of a cash and voucher program in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in October is expected to alleviate the pressure on the food pipeline.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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UNICEF Somalia Monthly SitRep 8, August 2014

Highlights

  • Overcrowded IDP camps and inadequate access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation facilities are increasing the risk of disease outbreak including acute watery diarrhoea and polio. 5,000 measles cases have been confirmed since the start of the outbreak in February. Malnutrition rates in IDP camps in Mogadishu, Dhobley, Dollow, Kismayo, Dhusamareeb, Garowe and Galkacyo have exceeded emergency thresholds, stressing the urgency of addressing underlying causes to save children’s lives.