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South Sudan: CHF 2014 Dashboard - 15 September 2014

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South Sudan: Humanitarian Funding Update (as of 15 September 2014)

The humanitarian situation continued to deteriorate, with more than 1.8 million people displaced and 1.3 million people facing emergency levels of food insecurity. Partners are saving lives by responding to the basic needs of the most vulnerable by providing food and livelihood support; and preventing the loss of a generation of children by addressing acute malnutrition and protecting those most exposed to violence, abuse and exploitation. A total of US$1.8 billion is required for the Crisis Response Plan in 2014.

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Ukraine Humanitarian Situation Report #18, 19 September 2014

Highlights

• The number of internally displaced increased to 262,977, while more than 366,866 people have fled eastern Ukraine to seek refuge in neighboring countries. At least one third of them are children (as of 12 September).

• The number of IDP children who entered school and preschool education facilities in different regions of Ukraine is approximately 49,195 (as of 8 September, Ministry of Education and Science (MoES).

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Humanitarian Bulletin Myanmar, Issue 8 | 1 – 30 August 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most displaced children in Rakhine State without adequate access to primary and secondary education.

  • Floods hit Bago, Kachin, Mon, and Rakhine States

  • People displaced by violence in northern Shan State urgently need livelihood support.

  • Women in IDP camps in Rakhine face significant barriers to adequate reproductive health care.

Key FIGURES

-People targeted for humanitarian assistance in Rakhine State*

  • IDPs* 137,000

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Iraq IDP Crisis Situation Report No. 12 (13 September – 19 September 2014)

Highlights

  • The influx of 171,500 IDPs in Najaf, Kerbala and Diwaniya has overloaded water and sanitation infrastructure.

  • IDPs in unfinished buildings, in the open or in schools are the most vulnerable. Systematic planning is needed for IDPs relocation to dignified shelter solutions and for the rehabilitation of schools before educational activities can resume.

  • Since 7 September 900 IDP families have returned from the Kurdistan Region to the Al-Qosh sub-district.

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Yemen: Clashes in Al Jawf and Sana’a Situation Report No. 1 (as of 21 September 2014 at 16.00)

No verified estimates of humanitarian needs are available yet. Humanitarian partners are currently not able to reach affected areas due to road closures and ongoing violence.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 54 (as of 18 September 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 3.1 million people have been reached with humanitarian assistance.

  • Malaria was increasing with the highest incidence in Renk and Malakal, both in Upper Nile State.

  • There was increased insecurity in parts of Jonglei, Lakes, and Upper Nile States - as well as in the area around Bentiu, Unity State.

Situation overview

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Ukraine: Situation report No.12 as of 19 September 2014

Highlights

· The long outstanding IDP legislation was not adopted by Parliament on 16 September. The next parliamentary session to review the draft law is scheduled for 14 October. This is a major setback in terms of initiating standardized registration procedures and facilitating IDP access to Government services and humanitarian assistance.

· The UN Resident Coordinator led a high-level donor mission to Kharkiv, Sloviansk and Sviatohirsk from 17 – 19 September to highlight priority needs and response.

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Iraq + 4 others
Iraq Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #6 - Fiscal Year 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID/OFDA airlifts approximately 54 metric tons (MT) of relief commodities from its warehouse in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the city of Erbil

  • U.N. has expended approximately $308 million of the $500 million the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) had pledged to the Iraq response in June

  • Iraqi refugee caseloads continue to increase in Jordan and Lebanon

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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Colombia - Desplazamiento masivo en Guapi (Cauca) Flash Update No. 1 (19/09/2014)

Entre el 9 y el 13 de septiembre, más de 205 personas (42 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. El municipio no cuenta con un sitio de albergue con condiciones suficientes para atender la emergencia. La población indígena de El Partidero (12 familias, 49 personas) se alberga en el centro cultural cuya infraestructura no es apta y se presenta hacinamiento.

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Colombia – Desplazamiento masivo por incendio en comunidad indígena, Riohacha (La Guajira) Flash Update No. 1 (19/09/2014)

Un incendio ocurrido el 20 de agosto, causó que al menos 165 personas (40 familias), miembros de la comunidad indígena WiwaZanAñi, perdieran sus viviendas, cuatro casas sagradas, la escuela y la enfermería de la comunidad, ubicada en el Corregimiento Juan y Medio -sur oeste del municipio de Riohacha (La Guajira). El incendio presuntamente habría sido causado por un grupo armado no identificado.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia August 2014 | Issued on 19 September 2014

Latest findings show that 43,800 children in Somalia are so severely malnourished they will die if they do not receive medical treatment and therapeutic food.

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2014-2016 Revised Strategic Response Plan Nigeria (August 2014)

In addition to escalating conflicts, a cholera outbreak has demonstrated the frailties of Nigeria's health system. The imminent rainy season and a worrying trend in measles are also likely to challenge such capacities.

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ACT Alliance Full Appeal: Survival Assistance for Displaced Populations and their Host Communities in Northern Iraq – IRQ141

Report
ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 2,890,110

Balance Requested: US$ 1,954,266

Geneva, 19 September 2014

Dear Colleagues,

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Gaza Situation Report 61, 18 September 2014

September 08:00hrs – 18 September 08:00hrs | issue 61

Gaza Situation Reports will now be issued by UNRWA on a weekly basis on Wednesdays. The next report will be issued on Wednesday 24th of September.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 19 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centers for approximately 58,141 internally displaced persons (IDPs).

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Strip: Who does What (as of 04 September 2014)

On 7 July 2014, a humanitarian emergency began in the Gaza Strip, following a severe escalation in hostilities involving intense Israeli aerial and navy bombardment and Palestinian rocket firing.

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Futures under threat: The impact of the education crisis on Syria’s children

From an almost 100 per cent enrollment rate, Syria has now descended to the second worst rate of school attendance in the world with 2.8 million children out of school.