IDPs

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Emergency Response Fund – Yemen, Quarterly Update- April to June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

The humanitarian situation in Yemen remained dire, with an increase in the number of people displaced due to conflict in the north and the south.

The ERF funded 9 projects worth US$ 3.2 million and leveraged $1.2 million in contribution from implementing partners, including co-funding contribution of $578,266 from Qatar Charity for a nutrition project.

The ERF initiated a call for proposals worth $3.6 million in June 2014.

The ERF has allocated a total of $7.3m to 23 projects between 1 January and 30 June 2014.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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A people dispossessed: the plight of civilians in areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army

In the far north east of the DRC daily life is dominated by constant insecurity. This is a result of continuing attacks by the LRA, confrontations with a growing number of Mbororo cattle herders and banditry. This report analyses the challenges of protecting civilians in the LRA affected areas of DRC and suggests ways forward.

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Safe paths home: protecting civilians and supporting reintegration in LRA affected communities

The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) continues to threaten the lives and livelihoods of thousands of civilians in the border areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic and South Sudan. Unpredictable attacks and the awful memory of past atrocities prevent local communities from pursuing their traditional means of subsistence. They struggle to cope with severe individual and collective trauma and to accept family members and neighbours whom the LRA kidnapped and forced to kill.

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza emergency Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 31 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Situation Overview

110 Palestinian fatalities were recorded in the past 24 hours, including 18 killed in the devastated Ash Shuja’iyeh neighbourhood.

Of particular concern is the alarming number of incidents since the onset of the emergency in which multiple members of the same family have been killed. To 29 July, at least 68 families have lost three or more family members in the same incident, for a total of 360 fatalities; 140 men, 73 women and 147 children.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Displaced in South Darfur live in 'poor conditions'

Report
Radio Dabanga

NYALA (1 Aug.)The internally displaced living in camps in South Darfur, have complained about poor economic conditions and the reluctance of aid organisations to provide health and education services to them.

A displaced woman in El Batari camp, Kass locality, told Radio Dabanga on Wednesday that prices have risen significantly. “The World Food Programme (WFP) distributes only corn to the families, and does not provide anything else.”

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Evaluation Multisectorielle RRM Rapport préliminaire - Village de Farazala

Date : L’évaluation s’est déroulée les 24 et 25 Juillet 2014.

Zone d’évaluation : Village de Farazala, sous-préfecture de Kabo, préfecture de l’Ouham

Population : 552 ménages déplacés à Farazala (population-hôte 4846 habitants).

Les ménages déplacés sont originaires des villages de Ndafourou, Botere, Bokaioua, Bongonon et Bezomon. Les combats persistants sur l’axe Ouandago-Batangafo sont à l’origine de leur déplacement vers Farazala. NB : ils entrainent également des déplacements vers le sud, voir Bozakan-Boya1.

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République Centrafricaine (RCA) Rapport de situation No.35 (au 21 juillet 2014)

Faits saillants

  • A Bambari, les derniers chiffres montrent que 8 186 personnes sont déplacées internes dans le site de l'Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, 10 963 dans le site S (proche de la base Sangaris) et 5 833 dans le site de M (proche de la base MISCA).

  • Environ 103 400 PDI restent à Bangui. Soit une légère augmentation de 400, comparée à la semaine passée.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Sierra Leone + 10 others
West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1,323 Ebola cases and 729 deaths in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, and Guinea. Highest number of confirmed cases in Sierra Leone.

  • One out of every three refugee children from the Central African Republic suffers from acute malnutrition.

  • UNICEF reports that one in every three primary school children are out of school in northern Nigeria due to the insurgency.

  • Cameroon currently hosts 230,000 refugees from both Central African Republic and Nigeria.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 47 (as of 31 July 2014)

The flooding set back some of the progress achieved, especially with regard to sanitation. The water has begun to recede, but collapsing soil and overflowing sewage systems make it difficult to construct new latrines.

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UNMISS Update, 1 August, 2014

UNMISS “Protection of Civilians” (PoC) Sites

  • As of 29 July, the estimated number of civilians seeking safety in ten Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites located on UNMISS bases is 95,319, including 31,940 in Juba (Tomping, UN House and PoC3), 16,850 in Malakal, 4,123 in Bor, 40,574 in Bentiu, 563 in Wau, 1,193 in Melut, 65 in Nasser, and 11 in Rumbek.

Activities in Protection Sites

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 31 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Highlights

• 110 Palestinian fatalities were recorded in the past 24 hours, including 18 killed in the devastated Ash Shuja’iyeh neighbourhood.

• Up to one quarter of Gaza’s population may have been forcibly displaced since the start of the emergency, including 250,000 in UNRWA and government shelters.

• Following an attack hitting Gaza’s sole power plant and its subsequent shut down, along with the inability to repair feeder lines from Israel and Egypt, electricity is only supplied for an average of three hours a day.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Central African Republic (CAR) Situation Report No. 36 (as of 30 July 2014)

Highlights

  • A three-day peace talk was held in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, from 21 July, attended by delegates of various political groups and resulting in the signing of a cessation of hostilities, but clashes between the armed groups continued.

  • Since 1 January, 13,698 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted for treatment across the country. This represents 82 per cent of the SRP target of 16,800 children suffering from SAM.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014) (S/2014/525) [EN/AR]

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

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 30 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Highlights

  • An UNRWA school in Jabalia sheltering internally displaced persons (IDPs) was struck by Israeli shells, killing at least 15 people, including four children.

  • A four-hour humanitarian ceasefire was declared by the Israeli military but rejected by Hamas on the grounds that it did not extend to the entire Gaza Strip.

  • Incidents of multiple family member fatalities continue: at least 68 families have lost three or more family members in the same incident, totaling 360 fatalities.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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North Waziristan Displacement 2014 - Weekly Situation Update # 6, 21- 28 July 2014

Highlights

  • As of 23 July 2014, 52,986 families (59 per cent) have been verified by National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) as displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA). 37,053 families (41 per cent) of the total 92,784 families registered have been rejected.

  • UNICEF WASH partner has repaired/installed WASH facilities in 136 schools benefitting 10,328 IDPs, provided 2,376,000 litres of water and carried out hygiene awareness sessions for 9,303 IDPs in Bannu.

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza emergency Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 29 July 2014, 15:00 hrs)

Situation Overview

Since the last situation update, at least 51 persons have been killed or died of injuries they sustained previously, including at least nine children and 13 women. According to media reports, however, the number of deaths during the overnight bombings is larger and may include as many as 36 additional fatalities, whose bodies are still buried under the rubble or who could not yet be identified.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: Education Bulletin July, 2014 - Volume: 2, Issue: 7

IN THIS BULLETIN

English News

Education Sector

Framework News

Humanitarian Interventions

Education Profile - District Multan

Maps

Articles

Urdu News

Education Directory

HIGHLIGHTS:

Remittances to reach $15b by end of fiscal year

Liberty Medal for Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai

Pakistan fails to make place among top 100 universities of Asia

Pakistan to continue help for Afghanistan education sector: Ambassador

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 29 July 2014, 1500 hrs)

Highlights

  • Last night witnessed one of the heaviest Israeli bombardments since the start of the emergency, including the targeting of many residential buildings, resulting in dozens of civilian casualties.

  • Gaza’s sole power plant shut down after being hit and damaged: the additional reduction in electricity supply is expected to have a pervasive impact on the availability of food and access of people to basic services.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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