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24 Jan 2019 description

JUBA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed an additional €4 million contribution from Germany as overall humanitarian needs deepen in South Sudan with more than 7 million people requiring various kinds of support in 2019.

18 Jan 2019 description

By Nora Peter, IFRC

Three European Red Cross societies have launched a joint initiative that focuses on the social integration of refugees and asylum-seekers. The two-year project “Action of Red Cross on Integration of Relocated and Resettled Persons” runs under the acronym ARCI and is implemented by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in partnership with the German, Bulgarian and Croatian Red Cross.

08 Jan 2019 description

This case study is part of a collaborative project carried out by Joint Learning Initiative and UNHCR, which aims to generate locally grounded evidence and identify examples of good practices of local faith community-led responses to refugees across 6 countries: Honduras, Mexico, Uganda, Germany, Bangladesh, and Lebanon.

For more information please contact: olivia@jliflc.com

21 Dec 2018 description

por Brenda Larios

Ciudad de Guatemala, 20 dic (AGN).- El Gobierno de Alemania donó hoy un millón de euros (alrededor de 8,5 millones de quetzales), al Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) para apoyar a las familias afectadas por la sequía en Guatemala durante 2018.

“El aporte será utilizado para apoyar a 4.700 familias en el municipio de Moyuta, Jutiapa, afectadas por la sequía y se les hará dos entregas de efectivo”, indicó el embajador alemán,Harald Klein, en conferencia de prensa.

20 Dec 2018 description
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Baghdad, 20 December 2018 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) thanks the Iraqi Ministry of Interior (MoI) for its support in providing Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)/Improvised Explosive Device Defeat (IEDD) and Explosive Hazards First Responder (EHFR) training courses. Co-facilitated by UNMAS, these trainings are part of its overarching strategy of providing capacity enhancement initiatives for the Government of Iraq, to ensure longterm sustainability and self-reliance in the management and disposal of explosive hazards in the country.

17 Dec 2018 description
report World Bank

Alemania, a través de KfW, contribuye con 15 millones de euros adicionales al Programa de Aseguramiento contra Riesgo Catastrófico en Centroamérica y el Caribe

17 Dec 2018 description

DAR ES SALAAM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a €3.25 million contribution from the Federal Republic of Germany to support its work in favour of refugees and asylum seekers in Tanzania in 2018-19.

“WFP greatly appreciates this generous contribution from the Government and people of Germany,” said Michael Dunford, WFP Tanzania Country Representative. “Germany is a key supporter of WFP’s programme providing life-saving food assistance for refugees in Tanzania.”

14 Dec 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

The persisting divisions between European Union (EU) Member States on the allocation of responsibility for asylum seekers have cast into uncertainty the reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS). The stalemate in negotiations on the Dublin IV proposal has also undermined compliance with the Dublin III Regulation, with some countries preferring bilateral measures to EU-wide solutions on responsibility.

13 Dec 2018 description

The new donation confirms Germany’s support to the Facility’s new strategy recently presented in Tripoli, and raises German contribution to 13.5 million euros, the largest to the programme

13 Dec 2018 description

Becomes “Launch Partner” to UNDP’s Accelerator Labs in 60 Countries

New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has welcomed a further 25% increase in funding from the German government to its 2019 core resources, which follows a 60% increase for 2018.

13 Dec 2018 description

Press Release from 2018-12-12 / Group, KfW Development Bank

  • EUR 25 million for sustainable reconstruction on Sulawesi and Lombok

  • Rehabilitation of hospitals, educational facilities and waste disposal

  • Further measures to revive economic sector

12 Dec 2018 description
report World Bank

Germany, through KfW, contributes an additional €15 million to the Central America and Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Program

11 Dec 2018 description
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Baghdad – This week the German Federal Foreign Office bolstered IOM’s Community Policing (CP) programme in Iraq by providing an additional 1.7 million Euros, raising Germany’s total contributions to this important effort to 5.7 million Euros.

IOM’s CP programme aims to contribute to enhanced security and stability in Iraq, by facilitating dialogue between communities and law enforcement actors, through Community Policing Forums (CPF) in communities affected by conflict and displacement.

10 Dec 2018 description
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Baghdad, 10 December 2018 – The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs has contributed an additional EUR 22 million to the UNDP Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas of Iraq liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings the Ministry’s contribution to EUR 80.2 million and the total support from the Government of Germany to EUR 209.9 million.

07 Dec 2018 description

Gobierno, Países contribuyentes y Naciones Unidas aprobaron dar continuidad al Fondo de Naciones Unidas con contribuciones de Alemania, Reino Unido, Noruega, Chile y el Fondo del Secretario General para la Consolidación de la Paz (PBF por sus siglas en inglés) por un total de USD$ 28,5 millones para continuar apoyando los esfuerzos del Gobierno en la consolidación de la paz de Colombia como un proyecto nacional.

07 Dec 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 145 safety, security and access incidents affecting aid delivery in 18 countries in Europe between January 2017 and June 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). The focus is on countries where possible changing or emerging risks can be identified. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

06 Dec 2018 description
report UNOPS

A new 10 million Euro grant from the Government of Germany’s development bank, KfW, will fund a school maintenance project, providing valuable opportunities for vulnerable Jordanian citizens and Syrian refugees.

“This new project complements our joint activities with the Government of Jordan and will contribute to the improvement of learning conditions through the provision of basic maintenance and cleaning to public schools,” said Mr. Christian Schaub, KfW’s Country Director for Jordan.

06 Dec 2018 description

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has confirmed the continuation of Germany’s moratorium on deporting Syrian refugees, based on the evidence that Syria is still not a safe or secure country.